7 More of the Scariest Things in Non-Horror Games

Another Halloween season is upon us, and once again it’s a time for celebrating the scares we’ve experienced throughout our gaming histories.

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Can NX Make Good on the Wii U?

Last week Nintendo dropped a bombshell of information on us, the announcement of the NX’s release date in March 2017 and the delay of the new Zelda game to release on both the Wii U and its successor. While exciting, this news still has Nintendo fans wondering, was the Wii U worth it?

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5 Times Musicians Nerded Out to Zelda

Musicians and gamers have a lot more in common than you might think. Besides a mutual disdain for the rugged jock-types growing up, the two are all about living and breathing their respective art form. And on very special occasions, musicians will indulge their inner gamer and produce wonderful nods to their favourite games that both parties are sure to love.

Here are five times musicians nerded out to one of the biggest and most musically focused video game franchises of all time, The Legend of Zelda.

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5 of the Most Absurd Video Game Ads Ever Made

Let’s face it. With the advent of video reviews and live streaming gameplay online, it’s been years since any publisher has truly relied on a TV advertisement campaign to sell their game. Still, that doesn’t change the fact that for decades there was no better way to sell your game to kids than with a totally rad 30 second TV commercial or magazine ad. Fortunately for punks like us who get a kick out of critiquing things that were never meant to be taken seriously, a handful of those game ads are so mind blowingly strange that we had no choice but to compile a list to laugh and scoff at until we all feel a wee bit better about ourselves.

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Liebster Award Nomination: Q & A With Nic and Corey

Thanks to a nomination by fellow blogger over at Viewer Discretion is Advised, Button Masher T.O. has received a Liebster award! The Liebster award gives bloggers the opportunity to spread the word about other sites they love, and for some crazy reason, Viewer Discretion is Advised liked us enough to send a nomination our way. Usually, the person who nominates a blog also attaches a list of questions they’d like to hear answered by the nominee. But since Button Masher is a joint effort, we thought it best to have a couple of us take a swing at answering some hard hitting questions.

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Top 10 3D Zelda Bosses (That Aren’t Ganon)

With The Legend of Zelda on the mind after the new Netflix rumours, I couldn’t help reminiscing on the franchise and came to the conclusion of this simple Top 10 for my favourite series. Well, not entirely simple, pretty specific rules for this list I know, but I decided it was a bit unfair to compare the top down Zelda bosses with the ones from the 3D installments, so maybe that will be a topic for another time. Not to mention, between a score of truly climactic moments with Ganondorf throughout the series, I didn’t want to bog down this list with the same character. So without further ado, these are the 10 3D bosses not named Ganondorf have that stuck with me the most throughout my years of playing The Legend of Zelda.

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Button Masher Podcast Ep.2: Groose For Smash Bros.

The Button Masher gang is back to recap January’s biggest gaming stories, as well as talk about why Mewtwo rules and why the world needs a little more Groose.

Plus, Corey tells Nic about his hands on with The New 3DS XL and The Order: 1886.

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