Link Tank: How The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Almost) Fixed the Controls

Skyward Sword was this close to getting the controls right, Jared Leto looks unrecognizable in his latest film, how to watch the MCU in order, and more in Link Tank!

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword
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The HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword had a chance to correct the wonky controls of the original, and they did (sort of).

“When it was first released on the Wii in 2011, Skyward Sword was relegated entirely to motion controls. That meant some people with physical limitations couldn’t play it at all. As a gamer with motor impairments, I fell into this unique category, so I was hoping Skyward Sword HD’s highly publicized shift to more traditional button controls might finally make this experience playable for all. The short answer is … kind of …”

Read more at Inverse

The cast looks great for these House of Gucci posters but hold on a second, that’s Jared Leto?

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“Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jeremy Irons, and more, House of Gucci dropped their first-look posters today, and with the exception of Jared Leto, everyone looks great! Based on the book The House of Gucci by Sara Gay Forden, the movie is giving us a look into the twisting and horrifying true story of the Gucci family.”

Read more at The Mary Sue

Jodie Whittaker is out, so who should fill the shoes of Doctor Who next?

“Jodie Whittaker is Doctor no more. Well, she’s actually very Doctor for the next year and a half, but with today’s shock announcement that both she and current showrunner Chris Chibnall will be departing Doctor Who by the end of 2022, we’ve come to the time-honored tradition of dreaming buck wild over who could replace her (while being completely ignorant of how the BBC, most importantly its budget, actually works).”

Read more at Gizmodo

Billie Eilish’s new album Happier than Ever drops this weekend and here are the reasons why you should be excited.

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“Apologies to everyone else dropping new music on July 30, 2021, which includes such heavyweights as Jack Antonoff (producing his own songs for a change) and the late, aforementioned Prince. You’ve chosen the same release date as the follow-up to Billie Eilish’s chart-topping, Grammy-hoarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Trying to compete with Eilish for ears? Well, I hate to say (actually, I love to say it, because I love wordplay), but that’s nothing but a ‘Lost Cause.'”

Read more at The AV Club

Everyone wants more storage on their gaming console, but PlayStation made it more complicated than it needs to be.

“Sony first confirmed storage expansion for the PS5 back in November and noted that it would use an M.2 solid-state drive (SSD). There’s also the wrinkle that PS5 games need to run on an SSD; a mere hard drive simply isn’t technologically cut out to run next-gen games. Though it’s possible to store and play PS4 games from an external drive, for months, PS5 users have had to work with 667.2GB of storage capacity for PS5 games.”

Read more at Kotaku

Want to do an MCU marathon but don’t know the order? Here’s how to watch every Marvel film in order including Black Widow.

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“With the recent premiere of Black Widow, there are 24 films in the MCU (and many others on the way). But the chronological timeline doesn’t match the order of the movies’ release dates—and it’s best to choose one viewing path and stick to it.”

Read more at Mental Floss