The very first stage of the original NES Castlevania, the spooky Ghost House from Super Mario World, our first battle with Bowser in Super Mario Bros. Scenes we probably all remember and encountered one way or another, from the NES days, that Mark Green resurrected with brilliant dioramas.
When we first saw the concept art and game footage, we really didn’t have much to go on. Now, with Linkle’s debut appearance in the recently released Hyrule Warriors Legends, we do—she’s far more than just “girl Link.”
Nintendo sent out a press release this morning detailing how Amiibo will work with the upcoming Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for Wii U. In short: Wolf Link will unlock a challenge dungeon; Zelda/Sheik will heal you; and Ganondorf will—hilariously—double the damage you receive from enemies.
If you were wondering were Tri-Force heroes fits in the official Zelda timeline, rest easy! Nintendo has updated the official chronology. It takes place several years after The Legend of Zelda: A Between Worlds. Noted!
For over three years, Figma’s Skyward Sword effort has been the best Zelda figure you could buy. In 2016, there’s a new challenger approaching.
Did you know that Pols, the rabbit-looking things in the original Legend of Zelda, are meant to be destroyed not with arrows but by talking into a microphone? And that the Japanese version of the Zelda board game was way better than the North American one?
Let’s imagine, for a moment, that Nintendo went a little crazy and made a sci-fi Zelda game. The end result could look a lot worse than this cosplay outfit by Ten D. Motomochi.
Oh, this looks cool. Translator Clyde Mandelin (Attack on Titan, Summer Wars) has turned his website into a book called Legends of Localization: The Legend of Zelda, which digs very deep into the changes and quirks that separate the Japanese and English versions of the very first Legend of Zelda, from character traits…
It’s a collaboration that won’t happen anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean one can’t imagine it.
Link’s Twilight form, immortalized in statue... form. It took the artist several long weeks, but I’d say it was worth it.
The newest Zelda handheld is a very enjoyable title, under the right circumstances. It’s that qualifier that really throws the game for a loop, as many times players are put in situations that are less than enjoyable. “Extraordinarily frustrating” would be a good way to describe it.
Is this practical? No. But screw practical.
Dubbed the Ocalele of Time, this is an Ocarina of Time-inspired, handmade ukulele that also happens to look like an ocarina (albeit with tiny guitar parts attached).
You might suspect that The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is skippable, an inessential spinoff that is more time-killer than legendary adventure. You would be... correct.
The multiplayer options Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, which is out today for 3DS, can be a little confusing. We’re here to help.
It’s unofficial as hell, and Nintendo are probably in the process of nuking it from space, but for now you can totally download this Legend Of Zelda maker and start making your own version of a Zelda game. Hurray!
Did you know that there’s a new Zelda coming out next week? And that it’s totally adorable? Now you know.
Last night’s 90-piece Zelda symphony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York drew franchise fans but also a protest in the form of a handful of members of a musicians union and a large inflatable rat.