Posts by Shona Johnson
The Nintendo Switch hands-on event in Tokyo was crowded, but well organized and fun
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By Shona Johnson on January 19th, 2017 1
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It’s 5.15am on a Saturday, slightly below freezing, and dark. I make my way through the streets of Tokyo, streets that are filled with the bustle of life during the day but...
We played the Nintendo Switch, and here are our hands-on impressions
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By Shona Johnson on January 18th, 2017 1
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Several of our staff members attended hands-on Nintendo Switch events this past weekend in London, Melbourne, and Tokyo. After trying out the Switch itself along with the various...
Triforce Tributes: Zelda fan art gallery
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By Shona Johnson on January 15th, 2017 0
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Triforce Tributes is a special Legend of Zelda 30th anniversary celebration that’s all about the fans! Each week focuses on a specific aspect of the fandom. In week one, we...
Custom Amiibo giveaway: The Koroks from Breath of the Wild
By Shona Johnson on January 15th, 2017 1
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We've partnered with custom Amiibo maker GandaKris for a very special giveaway: custom Korok Amiibo from Breath of the Wild. We have four to give away, and the winners will have...
Triforce Tributes: Zelda collection gallery
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By Shona Johnson on January 8th, 2017 0
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Triforce Tributes is a special Legend of Zelda 30th anniversary celebration that's all about the fans! In week one, we asked fans to submit photos of their collections of Legend...
Triforce Tributes: Share your Legend of Zelda collections
By Shona Johnson on January 8th, 2017 3
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UPDATE: The submission period has ended. You can view all of the submitted collections in this gallery. Winners of the art prints will be announced approximately a week after...
Triforce Tributes: Share your passion for The Legend of Zelda
By Shona Johnson on January 8th, 2017 0
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As we near the end of the 30th year of The Legend of Zelda, we've decided round out the anniversary with one final celebration, and this time it's all about you: the Zelda...
Updated: Announcing the winners of Melbourne Nintendo Switch event passes
By Shona Johnson on January 2nd, 2017 0
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Update: Due to one of the original winners being unable to attend, and another failing to respond within the RSVP deadline, we held a redraw for two of the passes. The additional...
Zeldathon Cures streaming now; playing Zelda for charity
By Shona Johnson on December 29th, 2016 1
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The Zeldathon team is back with their latest charity Zelda marathon: Zeldathon Cures. This time they're raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with a week-long...
Ended: Win an invitation to a Nintendo Switch event in Melbourne, Australia
By Shona Johnson on December 28th, 2016 3
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Update: This giveaway has now ended. The winners have been announced in this post. We have eight invitations to a special hands-on Nintendo Switch event in Melbourne,...
Help us determine the most iconic Zelda artwork from the past 30 years
By Shona Johnson on December 27th, 2016 10
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We're gearing up for a final round of 30th anniversary celebrations and we need your help! We've compiled a list of iconic artwork that we think best represents the spirit of The...
Nintendo shares a fascinating look at the original NES Zelda’s development
By Shona Johnson on December 22nd, 2016 3
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As part of the ongoing 30th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda celebrations, Nintendo has put some of the original design documents for the first Zelda online. The documents...
New Breath of the Wild footage drops ahead of Nintendo NX reveal
By Shona Johnson on October 20th, 2016 3
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New Breath of the Wild footage has appeared in the form of three new videos on Nintendo's Japanese website. Two videos labeled "in this world" and "in this era" feature gameplay...
We’re putting on a Zelda panel at PAX Australia
By Shona Johnson on October 9th, 2016 0
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If you're headed to PAX Australia in Melbourne this November make sure to clear space in your schedule for the special Zelda panel we'll be running. Cody Davies, David Johnson...
Interview: Translator Clyde “Tomato” Mandelin talks Legends of Localization
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By Shona Johnson on September 15th, 2016 0
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Following our review of Legends of Localization yesterday, we had a chat with its author Clyde "Tomato" Mandelin about the process of writing the book and the surprises he...