Posts by David Johnson
Triforce Tributes: These Zelda collections deserve honorable mentions
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By David Johnson on January 24th, 2017 0
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We had an incredibly difficult time picking out just ten winners out of the many, many Zelda collections that were submitted to Triforce Tributes. As we said in yesterday's...
Nintendo threw a party in Melbourne, Australia, and I didn’t want to leave
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By David Johnson on January 20th, 2017 0
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Nintendo knows how to throw a party. Outside the doors of the Melbourne Room at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (colloquially called Jeff's Shed), Nintendo...
Triforce Tributes: Get ready to submit your Zelda videos during the final week
By David Johnson on January 16th, 2017 0
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Though we're only in the second week of Triforce Tributes and are currently taking fan art submissions, we want to give you a heads-up about the final week of our send-off...
Triforce Tributes: Show us your Zelda artwork
By David Johnson on January 15th, 2017 0
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UPDATE: The submission period has ended. You can view all of the submitted fan art in this gallery. Winners of the art prints will be announced approximately a week after...
Breath of the Wild’s launch date trailer: Our definitive, frame-by-frame analysis
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By David Johnson on January 13th, 2017 10
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In case you were busy, went to bed early, or have just been living under a rock for the past few months, yesterday was Nintendo's official Nintendo Switch console reveal...
Nintendo reveals Zelda encyclopedia, third volume in books covering Zelda history
By David Johnson on December 22nd, 2016 3
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Nintendo recently announced a new book titled Hyrule Encyclopedia that will certainly complement both Hyrule Historia and Art & Artifacts as Nintendo's official coverage of...
Link already speaks; it’s time to give him a voice
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By David Johnson on October 14th, 2016 11
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[Editor's Note: This article is the first part of a two-part series. The second part, written by Alyssa, can be found here and takes the the opposite viewpoint.]  Just...
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By David Johnson on August 24th, 2016 1
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As The Legend of Zelda turns 30 years old and as developers put the finishing touches on Breath of the Wild, it's an exciting time to be a Zelda fan. Hyrule is a world full of...
The obligatory question: Where does Breath of the Wild fit in the timeline?
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By David Johnson on June 17th, 2016 296
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A new era of The Legend of Zelda is upon us! And with that comes widespread speculation about the details of the game, the secrets of its plot, and its placement within the...
Twilight Princess: The better Ocarina of Time?
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By David Johnson on March 11th, 2016 14
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In a 2009 interview, Eiji Aonuma didn’t hold back. “If you play Ocarina of Time nowadays, you notice that it’s not that good,” he opined very candidly. “Sometimes it...
30 Years in 30 Days – 2014
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By David Johnson on February 19th, 2016 2
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2014 was one of Zelda’s off years. With the Zelda adventure games taking just a little bit longer to make in the current generation, it’s the third year this decade without...
30 Years in 30 Days – 2013
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By David Johnson on February 18th, 2016 16
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The year 2013, in my opinion, was the high point of the current decade for Zelda. While the legacy of the 2010s is still being written, the 1990s and 2000s are tough decades to...
30 Years in 30 Days – 2011
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By David Johnson on February 16th, 2016 9
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We’re 25 years into the 30 Years in 30 Days series, so naturally 2011 marks the silver anniversary for Link, Zelda, and Ganondorf. A lot happened this year. That honestly...
30 Years in 30 Days – 2010
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By David Johnson on February 15th, 2016 3
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The 2000s were an exciting decade for the Zelda series. More than half of the Zelda games in existence were released in that decade — a total of 10 out of the current 18 (if...
30 Years in 30 Days – 2008
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By David Johnson on February 13th, 2016 3
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The 2000s clearly was an amazing decade for Zelda games in comparison to the ‘80s and ‘90s before it. In the 2000s alone, nine Zelda games were released, ten if you count...