Posts by Amanda Vanhiel
The face of the princess revealed in new Breath of the Wild trailer
By Amanda Vanhiel on January 13th, 2017 7
We caught a glimpse of her the Breath of the Wild gameplay trailer that aired in October, and now the new trailer revealed during the Nintendo Switch Presentation shows us the...
No region locking for the Switch because it’s a small world after all
By Amanda Vanhiel on January 13th, 2017 2
One of the key features of the Nintendo Switch is portability. Hook it up to your television and while you're laid out on the couch, or play it on a flight to see your friend on...
Triforce Quartet performs music from newest album at Ichibancon and MAGFest
By Amanda Vanhiel on January 6th, 2017 0
This past summer, the Triforce Quartet, a classically trained traditional string quartet who plays music from a variety of video games, released their second album Ultima...
A Zelda Universe exclusive preview of Materia Collective’s Hero of Time
By Amanda Vanhiel on October 28th, 2016 0
Less than three days remain until the Kickstarter campaign for Materia Collective's Hero of Time comes to a close, and the moon comes crashing down. Okay so maybe not that last...
Link recalls his best friend in “Saria’s Elegy” by Rozen and Jose Madrid
By Amanda Vanhiel on October 20th, 2016 1
Rozen's Zelda arrangements always have the ability to invoke intense emotions about the characters. "May We Meet Again" gave me a new respect for Fi from Skyward Sword, and I...
Track list revealed for 30th Anniversary Zelda soundtrack
By Amanda Vanhiel on September 12th, 2016 5
Last month, the 30th Anniversary Legend of Zelda game music collection went up for pre-order, and the track listing has been revealed at last. The two-disc set holds 93 tracks in...
New Breath of the Wild video reveals what was once the great Temple of Time
By Amanda Vanhiel on August 12th, 2016 18
Today, Nintendo delighted Zelda fans by releasing a short video on their Facebook page -- 36 beautiful seconds of Breath of the Wild with the caption, "Does this seem...
Adventures at Anime Festival Orlando
By Amanda Vanhiel on August 11th, 2016 1
When I first heard about Anime Festival Orlando, I knew I needed to check this one out. An anime convention at a resort with multiple pools, in Orlando, less than 10 miles from...
Preview the new Zelda arrangement “A Celtic Link” from Video Games Live: Level 5
By Amanda Vanhiel on August 7th, 2016 6
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Video Games Live: Level 5, the fifth album from Tommy Tallarico's hugely popular video game music concert tour Video Games Live, is...
Mah boi, the new Zelda Universe Mailbag is all about CD-i
By Amanda Vanhiel on July 7th, 2016 1
Whether you love it, hate it, or love to hate it, the Philips CD-i series from the early '90s is not just a part of Zelda history, but history of video games as a whole. And...
Here’s where you can find our Breath of the Wild walkthrough
By Amanda Vanhiel on June 14th, 2016 1
Here at Zelda Universe, we are getting ready to head off to E3 to bring you guys the most extensive Zelda coverage. With Nintendo's booth being devoted to Zelda Wii U, the...
This year’s E3 badge lanyard features Zelda Wii U
By Amanda Vanhiel on June 13th, 2016 2
In just a couple of days, thousands of E3 attendees will swarm the LA Convention Center with their badges held tight by the Hero of Time. On the front of the lanyard we see two...
Zelda Universe Mailbag: Fierce Deity Link
By Amanda Vanhiel on June 2nd, 2016 3
Few characters in the Zelda series are as mysterious as Fierce Deity Link from Majora's Mask, and in the latest Zelda Universe Mailbag, Alex Weiss sheds some light on this...
Episode one of The Legend of Zelda: Oblivion Rising comes out today
By Amanda Vanhiel on May 8th, 2016 3
After three years of production, the Zelda fan film Oblivion Rising is here! Directed by Scotty Whitehurst (who also plays Link) and written by Jay Norris (the Moblin...
Legend of Zelda: Hong Kong drama of crime
By Amanda Vanhiel on May 4th, 2016 2
The YouTube channel DaysideTV is releasing a short Zelda film, but instead of going the traditional route and covering one of the games, or a new story closely related to the...