The Return

It’s been nearly a month since I’ve written article here at IrrationalPassions, and I figure that’s too damn long. Plenty of excitement has been stirred in the mix since last time we talked. With events like E3 and San Diego…

Nintendo Directs for 2014

Nintendo has been on the upswing in terms of great games, Super Mario 3D World and Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, not to mention a price drop on the Wii U which comes in extraordinary bundles. Next year looks to…

A Link to the Past and Future of Zelda

A Link Between Worlds, the latest entry in the Legend of Zelda series, is a direct sequel to one of the earliest games in the storied franchise, A Link to the Past. It features the same map of Hyrule, most…

The Importance of Visual Identity

How important is a game’s visual identity?