Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC

Sponsored Content by Fairmont British Columbia Jun. 8th, 2017 There’s no place quite like British Columbia. Fairmont has teamed up with local partners to offer a variety of culinary excursions, guided tours of craft distilleries and the opportunity to forage wild ingredients with a chef. From the vibrant, metropolitan energy of Vancouver to the quaint charm of afternoon tea in Victoria and the adrenaline pumping adventure of Whistler, experience the best of BC with World Class Wild. With Fairmont, you can…

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New patch significantly improves frame rates in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

New patch significantly improves frame rates in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Last Friday, Nintendo pushed a patch for the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that’s said to significantly improve performance when playing in both handheld and docked mode. The only actual patch notes are: “Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.” That’s a very short note for the improved experience you get. Kotaku took the game for a test-drive and reported significantly improved frame rates in Korok Forest, which…

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Nintendo has moved an estimated 1.5 million Switches, courtesy of Breath of the Wild

Nintendo has moved an estimated 1.5 million Switches, courtesy of Breath of the Wild

Nintendo’s Switch has been flying off store shelves and is on track to hit the company’s target of two million devices shipped within March. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has also been extremely popular, selling almost as fast as the handheld itself. According to game and research firm SuperData, information its received from various sources indicate the Switch has shifted 500,000 consoles in this country alone, with 360,000 shipping to Japan, 85,000…

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild really struggles on the Wii U

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild really struggles on the Wii U

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has received an incredible critical response over the last week, and it’s easy to see why. Nintendo finally shook free from many self-imposed constraints, and made something very different. Unfortunately, the lackluster frame rate can make it hard to enjoy. Running the new Zelda on the Switch has seen mixed results, but the Wii U version of the game is particularly disappointing for many Nintendo diehards. On…

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Breath of the Wild is an amazing Zelda title, but performance falls short

Breath of the Wild is an amazing Zelda title, but performance falls short

The Legend of Zelda has captivated us for more than three decades now, and this franchise still has the capacity to surprise and delight. With Breath of the Wild, the latest installment, Nintendo has made a clean break from much of the traditions and baggage that comes with the name “Zelda” in favor of a Switch launch title that feels exciting and modern. We saw the 3DS-exclusive A Link Between Worlds hit in 2013, but…

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Nintendo confirms the Switch won’t run Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 1080p

Nintendo confirms the Switch won’t run Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 1080p

Ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, we’ve warned that the console’s tablet form factor and battery life would limit its overall performance. Now we’ve got confirmation of how the limits will fall — the upcoming Zelda game, Breath of the Wild, has been confirmed to run at 900p on the Switch (when docked to your television) and 720p on the Wii U. According to Nintendo, both versions of the game are locked to 30 FPS,…

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