Instead of playing the latest and greatest games at Cologne's Gamescom expo, I'll be playing a 2009 Legend of Zelda game. What else would I do when faced with 12-plus hours of travel?
This really, really is. Yodobashi Camera is one of the largest retailers in Japan, and boy oh boy does it ever have a deal for you!
We asked readers to get off their duffs and try to convert people into Zelda fanatics... and to document themselves doing it.
Don't forget to look over and vote for your favorite finalist in our Zelda contest.
Last month... last year we asked you to show your Zelda pride not just by bragging about your ability to buy things or knowledge of the franchise, but by making you get out there and proselytize.
It's the last day of 2009 and of the Double Os as well (unless you're pedantic), but more importantly it's the last day you can enter to win a spectacular Zelda prize pack.
Are you a Zelda fan living in North or South America who hasn't entered our Biggest Zelda Fan contest yet? We made it tough, because the prizes are grand: $1000, a signed DS, Zelda games. Deadline Dec. 31. Details here.
If you are the biggest Zelda fan and desire a $1000 gift card for the Nintendo Store, (!) a signed DS, (!!) a copy of the new Zelda game, (!!!) and/or a Biggest Zelda Fan Trophy, enter our Zelda contest.
Edge magazine has an interview with Legend of Zelda series director Eiji Aonuma in their 211th issue feature, Links To The Past. His feelings on Twilight Princess? Regret.
If you are the biggest Zelda fan and desire a $1000 gift card for the Nintendo Store, a signed DS, a copy of the new Zelda game, and/or a Biggest Zelda Fan Trophy, enter our Zelda contest. Ends December 31.
We recently announced our grandest contest ever, a search for the biggest Zelda fan in North or South America. This is your reminder that you have until 12/31 to enter. Contest details here. Read them, enter, and good luck!
Target's goes video game bargain crazy this Sunday, with gift card cash back on the Wii and DSi, $88 bundled games, and select Nintendo DS titles for only $25 - including The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks.
Are game critics sick and tired of these Zelda-loving Links on this Zelda-loving train? Find out, in our Frankenreview for The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks.
In case you missed it, we launched a pretty impressive Legend of Zelda giveaway yesterday. But one point of clarity.
The 30-second version was nice, but I love the little details Nintendo threw in for the extended cut of the commercial. The passenger paying the panhandler in rupees; the Hyrule crest on the brass of the train fittings; the subway lights becoming torches; all hallucinations I've had at some point in the past 15 years.
If you're a Zelda fan you're going to want to sit down before reading this.
There are two ways Zelda games can be great. The newest entry in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks summits one of those rarefied heights.
You can see it in action as the primary strategy to beat this beetle boss. To activate the Whirlwind, you have to tap that icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen to bring up the yellow targeting line. Then you blow into the Nintendo DS microphone to set off a gust of wind in the direction of the yellow line.
See this book? It's called せんろはつづく. Or "Senro wa tsuzuku" ("The Tracks Go On And On"). It's a children's book by husband and wife team Fumiko Takeshita and Mamoru Suzuki. And it's the inspiration behind Spirit Tracks.