A trailer for the seemingly out-of-nowhere new Nintendo product, the NES Classic Edition, has been released! For those who are not in the know, The NES Classic Edition is a miniature NES system that will have 30 pre-installed games in it, ranging from Super Mario Bros. to the original Legend of Zelda to Final Fantasy; most of the NES's most...
When Tri Force Heroes first came out, a lot of us questioned: "What ever happened to Purple Link?" There are supposed to be four Link’s, right? Alas, he never made his way into the game, and we can only speculate where Purple may have wandered. I suppose he went off to a distant land on his own fantastic quest. "Adventures of Purple" by...
The music from the Legend of Zelda has always been very important to me. It not only determined my taste in music, but it greatly inspired me to do something I never thought I would do. My mother is a piano teacher, and when I turned seven I began taking lessons -- or rather was forced into taking lessons. as I really had no interest in music...
It has been little over a year since the passing of Satoru Iwata, a man who made his mark on Nintendo's history. And, while many know of his successes during the last decade with the Wii and DS systems and as president of Nintendo, not many are well versed in his life during his rookie days. However, a Japanese book aims to divulge some of his...
Since 1998 when he came on board during development of Ocarina of Time, Eiji Aonuma has been at the heart of the Zelda franchise. However, Nintendo is apparently now encouraging the long-time series producer to branch out and work on new IP. In a recent interview with Edge magazine, Aonuma mentioned how his employer has been telling him to create some new IP, as well as continuing to...
The Nintendo UK online store are certainly fond of a prize draw or two, and the latest one is offering up a veritable smorgasbord of Zelda goodies. The Zelda Treasure Chest prize draw will...
To me, the art of covering a song is as much about interpreting the music in your own way as it is staying true to the original.  And with that in mind, this wonderful rearrangement of "Midna’s...
In a recent interview with Kotaku, Shigeru Miyamoto spoke about what he believes is the core experience of the Zelda franchise, and how Breath of the Wild is a return to that core. Comparing...
E3 was over a month ago now, and yet the Breath of the Wild hype train is still rocketing along, full steam ahead. The game was nominated for three Game Critic Awards, eventually winning the...
Nintendo is extending an invite to all of their fans that are able to stop by San Diego Comic-Con this year. They want you to check out what Nintendo has to offer the masses, to those who will be...
This week’s Fanart Friday is one that I hold very close to my Heart Containers, so much so that I actually have a print of this very piece hanging in my lounge. “Link to the Past Final HD” by...
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. Japanese newspaper Sankei...
Playing a Legend of Zelda game takes you on a fantastic adventure, but even pre-ordering is a quest in itself. Whenever a new game comes out that I know I want, I go straight to the store and put it...
With one tweet, Nintendo surprised its fans this quiet Thursday morning with the announcement of the mini NES Classic Edition, a new take on the "Plug 'n' Play consoles" of old that includes thirty...
Collaborative duo Akira Himekawa have teased a new piece of artwork on their Facebook page for their upcoming Twilight Princess manga, this time showing Zelda and Zant. Our princess is looking...
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 and God of War. Artist...
One of the more curious installments in Nintendo's colorful history of peripherals is the Satellaview, a Japan-exclusive add-on for the Super Famicom. It allowed users to download and play games...
"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 Wild, not be asked if...
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) and is one of the...
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 March next year but...
The Breath of the Wild E3 stream sent eager Zelda lovers into a frenzy, and many fans have flocked to the internet to discuss all the details that have been revealed so far. The gameplay shown at E3...
It seems Capcom are continuing the (very welcome) trend of Zelda DLC with their Monster Hunter franchise, having introduced Link's armour and weapons in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate last year. This...
Learning that Nintendo would be attending next week's Hyper Japan Festival in London was enough to amp up my excitement, but now my hype is off the charts. Nintendo has now confirmed that Breath of...
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 what's that saying?...
This Thursday I’m throwing back (way back) to my younger days, and a surreal experience I had whilst playing Link’s Awakening. I warn you: it’s a weird one. My eldest sister had always...
Whether you're celebrating the announcement that Breath of the Wild won Best of E3, or you're in need of refreshment after a successful speedrun, it helps to have a few glasses on-hand up to the...
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 announce that it won...
Do you love Nicolas Cage? Do you act like a crood when you see him on screen? Do you find yourself screaming, "No! Not the bees!" randomly throughout the day? If the answer to any of those questions...
In our last update, we published the first chapter of our new walkthrough for A Link to the Past. Today, we have the next chapter available to view. Chapter 2 is a detailed walkthrough of how to...
Twilight Princess fans rejoice! Nintendo appears to finally be releasing a full official soundtrack of the game ten years after the game's original release. Amazon Japan lists the new product...
According to a new mugshot sheet  on The Spriters Resource, the final three Hyrule Warriors DLC characters have now been leaked. Spoilers ahead if you don't yet want to know which these...
There is no better time to be a speedrunning fan, arguably even a fan of gaming altogether, than during Games Done Quick's biannual charity marathons: Awesome Games Done Quick and Summer Games Done...