When Zelda meets The IT Crowd. This fun crossover wallpaper/shirt design, titled "The Legend of Jen," was posted to r/zelda by the artist himself, Ryan Astle. You can find more of his artwork over at his Tumblr, and at clothing sites like RIPT. » 2/11/15 8:30am 2/11/15 8:30am

These Drawings Were Made By the Bad Guys In Legend of Zelda

The other day I was playing SNES on an emulator and it suddenly struck me: The incredible amount of work that went into creating every single tiny box of light on that screen. It sounds like a simple point, but less so when you glimpse the math and complexity behind video games in action. » 1/16/15 11:05am 1/16/15 11:05am

A Discussion and Dissection of Skyward Sword

So, I'm not sure how many of you follow PeanutButterGamer (PBG for short), but he recently posted a video about the good points of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on his YouTube channel. » 12/03/14 8:15am 12/03/14 8:15am

Hyrule Warriors Victory Poses Make for Some Awesome Gifs

Having a characters strike a post-fight victory pose is hardly unique to Hyrule Warriors (the new Legend of Zelda/Dynasty Warriors spin-off game), but let me tell you one thing: those in Hyrule Warriors make for awesome gifs. » 8/22/14 8:00am 8/22/14 8:00am

A Brief History of Non-Nintendo Made Zelda Games

Nintendo has a long history of keeping the development of their core titles in-house, so it’s a bit surprising when they allow another company to develop something as high profile as Hyrule Warriors. Or is it? This isn’t the first time a studio other than Nintendo has made a Zelda game. » 8/22/14 6:00am 8/22/14 6:00am

My, My Zelda, How You Have Grown

The Legend of Zelda series has been around for 28 years now and over that time, the game's heroes and villains have been redesigned again and again. But let me be frank here, when it comes to Zelda character designs, there are none I like more than those from the newest spin-off game in the series, Hyrule Warriors. » 8/19/14 8:00am 8/19/14 8:00am

The Ending Credits Are My Favorite Part of Hyrule Warriors

Adorable Guardians Of The Galaxy Toy Qualifies As A Spoiler

Majora's Cake, based on Majora's Mask from... well, Zelda: Majora's Mask, shared by redditor Njohns39 over at r/zelda. "The inside is a very dense and moist chocolate cake that could only be described as deliciously similar to a brownie. The filling is cream cheese frosting and the outside is mostly vanilla fondant." » 7/28/14 8:30am 7/28/14 8:30am

Why Zelda II is the Greatest Legend of Zelda Game Ever

Whenever people ask about "favorite games," one thought always enters my mind: Zelda II is still the greatest Zelda game. Yeah, you heard me. The most maligned game in the illustrious Zelda franchise is my favorite. If you don't like it, go bomb some dodongos. » 7/01/14 11:45am 7/01/14 11:45am

Link Looks a Lot More Vicious in Hyrule Warriors. Seriously.

In case you were wondering, when you put Legend of Zelda characters in a Dynasty Warriors-style set-up, everything gets a bit more ferocious. Maybe even uncomfortably so. » 6/20/14 1:45pm 6/20/14 1:45pm

Wind Waker Link Joins The Assassin's Creed Universe

I commissioned M.S. Corley to illustrate Wind Waker Link as an Assassin's Creed IV-style pirate as a gift for fellow Kotaku-writer Luke Plunkett. He created this illustration, and also a color version suitable for use as a desktop wallpaper: » 5/12/14 10:22pm 5/12/14 10:22pm

Enjoy This Week's Sixteen New Gaming Wallpapers

Batman: Arkham Origins by Auto Reply is one of this week's selection of 16 gaming wallpapers, including Child of Light, Dark Souls, and Skyrim featuring the Crysis Nanosuit Mod. » 5/03/14 12:00pm 5/03/14 12:00pm

Watch A Mariachi Band Perform Zelda Music At A Wedding

Geek nuptials can be wonderful when they're done right. And what better way to celebrate a marriage than with a mariachi band playing Zelda music? » 5/01/14 3:30pm 5/01/14 3:30pm

Take note, board game fans: Southern Hobby Supply has revealed two new Monopoly sets (via NWR)—one themed after Pokémon, the other, Legend of Zelda. Both will be released on August 21. » 4/09/14 5:00am 4/09/14 5:00am

The Best Nintendo Stuff We Saw at Toy Fair

Every year, it seems like more and high-end merch from Nintendo lands on the shelves of Toy Fair. Once again, Kotaku hit the annual trade show in New York City and, this year, we might have seen some of the most beautiful sculpted versions of the company's characters yet. » 2/17/14 12:22pm 2/17/14 12:22pm