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Holy Ghost in the Machine

It’s a well-known fact that, back in the earlier days of Nintendo, they censored a lot of religious references in the English translations of games. It’s stated here that their policy was to exclude “symbols that are related to any … Continue reading

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The Fishiest People

Picture by Kristina Callahan While the original Legend of Zelda gives the impression that Hyrule is inhabited entirely by monsters and people living in caves who want to con you out of your money, later games introduce more friendly faces, … Continue reading

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I Can’t Wait to Bomb Some Dodongos!

Maybe the Creationists are right that humans and dinosaurs once co-existed, as per this pictorial evidence: Or maybe video game makers just realize the universal truth that dinosaurs are cool, which is probably why Young-Earth Creationists now prefer to say … Continue reading

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Bringing Ganon Back

Ganon is defeated at the end of pretty much every Zelda game, yet somehow he always comes back to fight another day. Usually the games are silent on how he keeps returning, but both the Oracle games and The Adventure … Continue reading

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