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A Diamond Jubilee, then. Whilst it will all probably boil down to a performance of ‘She’s Like The Wind’ (or something) from Coldplay (or someone) on the Thames, the extra time off work afforded by the whole affair is a thoroughly golden opportunity. To explore the alternatives.
Regardless of your feelings on the monarchy, they very rarely crop up in electronic entertainment form. Largely, we feel, because we’ve got our own set of royals. Here’s a top five breakdown of who we feel should be sat in the big white building at the top of Constitution Hill.
This week has certainly seen some momentous releases over the years, many of them during times when the monumental franchises we know by heart today were still in their infancy. This week’s list of events reminds me of a scene from a popular gaming-centric web series in which one of the main characters is asked if he believes more modern games like Halo: Combat Evolved will someday be considered classics in the same way that some of the games below are today.
I would agree with the character’s response that we will all have positive memories of the games that stimulated us as children. But child or not, one day I see some other 19-year-old writer taking over my job here and rightfully memorializing Halo, Uncharted, and Assassin’s Creed in much the same way. Because it is not just our childhood memories that makes them classics, but their impact on all that will come after them.
Original Platform: Gamecube
Original Release Date: March 24, 2003
ESRB: E – Everyone
The story of a young boy growing up on a small, serene island floating on a vast ocean holding unknown wonders to explore and mysteries to solve, Wind Waker is undoubtedly one of the most exciting adventure games ever made. With a unique, memorable, and stimulating storyline, this title easily lives up to what one would expect from a series as renowned as the Legend of Zelda.