Alex Scowen

Born to a pair of proud nerds, Alex has been an avid fan of everything from video games to books to anime since early childhood. You'd be hard-pressed to find her without a book or a controller in hand, and if so, she's probably at the computer typing out what she hopes will be the next best-seller. Having started with a baby's first PS2, complete with a custom pink controller, she's evolved into a fully-fledged nerd with a collection of gaming titles, including The Legend of Zelda, Persona, and Fire Emblem, and a boasts a manga library of well over 200 volumes.

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Robbie BOTW Guide

Aside from Link, only three other Hylians in Breath of the Wild remember the Calamity: Impa, Purah, and (most importantly for us) Robbie. 100 years ago, Robbie was one of the top Sheikah researchers employed at the Hyrule Royal Palace, and he’s continued his work in the wake of the apocalypse. Now that Link’s woken …

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Malon Zelda Guide

Malon Zelda Guide

Sometimes, a character in a series will make a big impact despite not having a big role to play. I argue that one such character is Malon, first seen in Ocarina of Time. A little girl with a big heart, a lovely singing voice, and a fervent love of animals. Despite not having a major …

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Rito Village BOTW Guide

The Legend of Zelda franchise has always presented players with rich worlds full of exciting towns and locations. However, in particular, Breath of the Wild didn’t pull its punches. Each community you visit, big or small, is a respite from the solitude you face in your adventure, and no place in this era’s Hyrule feels …

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Kass BOTW Guide

Breath of the Wild introduced so many colorful, interesting characters to the world of Zelda. Link encounters countless people on his journey to defeat Calamity (and has lost so many others), and the Rito bard, Kass, is prominent among them. As a fellow traveler, you meet Kass in numerous places across the Kingdom of Hyrule and come …

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Dead Hand Zelda Guide: One of the Creepiest Zelda Mini-Bosses, Explained

While the world of gaming is full of excellent horror games designed to keep you up at night, often, the scariest memories in gaming are the ones you were never expecting. From the Ancient Cistern in Skyward Sword to Yeta the Yeti in Twilight Princess to… all of Majora’s Mask, the Legend of Zelda franchise is no stranger to these unexpected moments …

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