Posts by Shona Johnson
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...
Detailed new Breath of the Wild figure by Medicom Toy announced
By Shona Johnson on July 24th, 2016 8
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Japanese website Dengeki Hobby has just announced a new Breath of the Wild Link figure from Medicom Toy and boy is it beautiful. Standing at approximately 30 cm (12 inches)...
Universal Studios Japan’s new Nintendo section aims to outdo Harry Potter
By Shona Johnson on July 14th, 2016 5
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Universal Studios Japan has revealed some new information about the Nintendo area planned for the theme park, saying that it is expected to exceed the Harry Potter section....
Breath of the Wild art one of two cover options for Game Informer’s E3 issue
By Shona Johnson on July 11th, 2016 0
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Every August, Game Informer magazine runs a special "E3 Hot 50" feature, and this year's issue has two cover options for two of this E3's hottest games: Breath of the Wild...
Funhaus’ hilariously awkward interview with Reggie Fils-Aime about Zelda fandom
By Shona Johnson on July 11th, 2016 0
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"Reggie, are you Zelda?" When Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime sat down for an interview with Funhaus, he was probably expecting to talk about Breath of the...
Is it right that Link’s not left-handed in Breath of the Wild?
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By Shona Johnson on July 9th, 2016 40
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Breath of the Wild has a right-handed Link. Of all the breaks from Zelda tradition that Nintendo has employed for the upcoming game, this one came out of left field (pun intended)...
Patent lends credence to rumor that the NX will have a portable component
By Shona Johnson on July 8th, 2016 2
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Speculation that the NX will have a portable component has just been given a little extra credibility after analysis of a patent filed by Nintendo in 2014. The NX is due out in...
Breath of the Wild awarded Best in Show at E3 2016 by Game Critics Awards
By Shona Johnson on July 6th, 2016 5
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Last week we reported that Breath of the Wild had been nominated for three Game Critics Awards in their Best of E3 2016 awards, including Best in Show, and we're thrilled to...
Concerts celebrating Zelda’s 30th anniversary coming to Japan later this year
By Shona Johnson on July 3rd, 2016 0
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Celebrations for The Legend of Zelda's 30th anniversary continue with three concerts to be held in Japan in October and December. A full orchestra, under the conduction of Taizo...
Miyamoto says that Nintendo VR must be comfortable and affordable
By Shona Johnson on July 3rd, 2016 1
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Shigeru Miyamoto addressed the topic of VR at the latest Nintendo shareholder meeting, saying that the company has been researching it, and any product they release must be...
Catch up on the past week’s Zelda News in one short video
By Shona Johnson on July 3rd, 2016 1
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Every Sunday we release Zelda News, a short video that recaps the major stories from the past week. This week in Zelda News sees plenty about Breath of the Wild: it has been...
Reminder: When to watch Nintendo’s E3 stream worldwide
By Shona Johnson on June 14th, 2016 0
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It's not long now until Nintendo's E3 livestream kicks off, and we'll finally get a proper look at the newest Zelda game for the Wii U and NX. As a reminder, Nintendo has opted...
Sneak peek: “Making the Master Sword” coming March 14th
By Shona Johnson on March 4th, 2016 2
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We've been waiting two years to say this: we've been secretly working with David Leferink at Heroic Replicas to create the most accurate Master Sword replica in the world, and...