are-zelda-gamers-okay?

If I do know something about PC gaming, I do know this: given an oz. of freedom, PC avid gamers will construct a large penis that spews hearth. I am frankly not even positive what else you’d construct in Besiege, essentially the most innately PC of freeform constructing video games. A catapult or one thing? Boring. There isn’t any higher proof that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a sandbox PC game at coronary heart than how rapidly they crested the penis horizon.

With that milestone met, the pure query is: what subsequent? In a typical Zelda game, the reply could be to move to the following dungeon. However on this one, Nintendo has launched an absurdly versatile constructing system that allows you to join all kinds of elements collectively after which energy them, creating sturdier weapons, traps for hapless bokoblins, and even freaking mechs. Confronted with unprecedented freedom and participant alternative, the pure, harmless Nintendo avid gamers taking part in Zelda this weekend appear to have channeled their inside PC gremlin in a sure path: abject torture.

I’ve seen some wild Tears of the Kingdom creations over the previous couple of days, and nearly all of them have been designed with the singular objective of torturing Zelda’s poor harmless koroks. These little forest creatures, koroks, are hidden round Hyrule so that you can discover, and pop up with an cute little chirp once you uncover them. They cannot truly be harmed, which I suppose makes them the right guinea pigs for twisted torture units or easy gallows humor. There isn’t any extra simple exhibit A than slightly gentle crucifixion:

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However it will get so. A lot. Worse. Or higher? As collected on this superb Twitter thread by Dan Kois, Korok torture is the brand new official Hyrule pasttime. That is some severe Prometheus shit Nintendo gamers are on straight away. I could not be prouder. 

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 The sound results actually add to this one. 

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Seems placing rockets in Zelda was an excellent concept. 

The game ought to win game of the 12 months only for letting you do that: from r/tearsofthekingdom

Typically an easier type of cruelty is extra enjoyable. 

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“THE FACT THAT THIS IS AN OPTION IS SO FUNNY,” sums up the poster beneath, a primary instance of the gone-mad-with-freedom Zelda participant.  

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I believe the clear grasp of the shape to this point is YouTuber Oyff, nonetheless, who has married korok torture with PC staple penis engineering.

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What an excellent new period for Nintendo video games.