Happy Monday everyone! If anyone is suffering from the common Monday blues, I have the perfect video for you to check out. Back in June, David Ramos released this beautiful cover of the main theme from Breath of the Wild onto his YouTube channel. This cover was created by using the ocarina and piano to replicate the sound of the original piece....
Any fan of The Legend of Zelda has heard the joke. You see it on memes, comic strips, even T-shirts. It's the running gag that, to every person telling it, is hilarious and, to every person hearing it for the umpteenth time, nothing but an annoying and tedious remark. Even worse is the rare occasion when someone is being serious, as if after...
With the buzz of Breath of the Wild still lingering among Zelda lovers, many fans have been turning to art and music to express their excitement for its anticipated release. Some of the most creative and nostalgic pieces of artwork that have created in the past couple of months are even able to include elements of previous games in their final...
Welcome Ladies and Gents to this week's Throwback Thursday, where yours truly remembers when he visited the house that Link (and Mario) built. In 2013, I had the amazing opportunity to travel around Japan. The first stop on my itinerary was the uber metropolis of Tokyo. In Tokyo, I went to Akihabara, met robots, hung out with some girls from...
It was almost a year ago when we shared with you Matt Vince's wonderful movie posters imagining a crossover between the beloved Studio Ghibli and The Legend of Zelda, when rumors of a Netflix deal were running rampant. While that rumor was eventually shot down by Nintendo, it hasn't stopped Matt from creating this beautiful "what if" trailer for a Studio Ghibli Zelda film, set to a beautiful...
Third Edition Books is a French publisher that focuses on publishing books detailing video game sagas. Since 2015, the team at Third Edition Books has published more than 40 books covering many...
Minuet of the Forest is a piece I scarcely find covered or remixed and I can not seem to understand why, especially when I listened to RebeccaETripp’s rendition. "Dance of the Fairies" is a...
Ever since I saw the teaser art for Fi, I had a good feeling about her. When I finally played Skyward Sword, I found myself enjoying her character. Many things about her stood out to me, both...
Hyrule Warriors has added quite a variety of characters to the Zelda universe, including Linkle, the lady hero of legend. She is said to be a female version of Link, but still existing in the same...
Ocarina of Time will always hold a special place in my heart as one of the first Zelda games I have ever played. I vividly remember the excitement that I felt when Ocarina of Time 3D was released on...
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 uncovered along the...
Iwata's passing is something that still causes some Nintendo fans pain and sadness. Since his passing, we have learned various stories of him, like how he kept working on Pokémon Go even in his...
In a recent interview with The Telegraph, Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto spoke about the decision to bring Mario to smartphones in the form of the recently unveiled Super Mario Run. Much of this...
A recent update to My Nintendo now shows you which of your feverishly acquired My Nintendo Points shall be disappearing over the next 6 to twelve months. Your Points History page will now tell...
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has added its voice to the numerous outlets suggesting that the upcoming Nintendo NX will mark a return to cartridge-based storage media in lieu of discs. The...
Ever since the reveal of Clyde Mandelin's latest and most ambitious Legends of Localization project, a book devoted to the original Legend of Zelda, my curiosity had hit its peak. Exploring and...
The Wii's swansong, Skyward Sword, is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console, and NintenDaan has shared the first thirty minutes of the game. Like many Wii games, Skyward Sword's graphics...
The 2016 GameStop Expo is set to begin tomorrow, September 14, and Kevin Pereira has shared a few pictures of the presentation on his Snapchat. While there isn't anything concrete to go on, there's...
I have never been a fan of the Gerudo Valley section of Ocarina of Time.    I will admit to being an incredibly impatient gamer -- I love to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible,...
At Zelda Universe, we are always looking for gracious, talented volunteers to help improve, build, and push the site toward our goals. Most recently, we sent out a hiring call for features writers...
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 all, and they are...
Last weekend at PAX West, the Legend of Zelda inspired game Secret Legend quickly entered into the conversation of coolest titles on display at the annual gaming festival. The video below features...
The Monster Hunter games have garnered a faithful following around the world, and with the upcoming 3DS spin-off Monster Hunter Stories the franchise looks to recapture fans young and old with its...
This week was an interesting one for Nintendo. First, everyone's favorite Italian from Brooklyn turns out for the Apple press conference and announces Super Mario Run. Then while looking for someway...
If you asked a thousand Zelda fans which of the many franchise installments was their favourite, I’d bet you’d hear the answer "Oracle of Ages/Seasons" less than five times. Whether it’s...
Adventuring through a dungeon in the Legend of Zelda is so much fun, with all of its thrills and challenges; that is until you hit a roadblock and you can’t figure out what to do, staring at the...
Skyward Sword may be one of the most devisive games in the Legend of Zelda series, but there's no denying the game took the franchise into a bold new direction with its 1:1 controls while...
Breath of the Wild was revealed quite a while ago -- almost three months ago now, and with so many footage of the game revealed, it is extremely tedious and time consuming to go through all the...
Good morning fellow Zelda fans, and welcome to another edition of Music Monday. To set your week off on the right foot, I've chosen Makar's prayer song from the Wind Waker. I know that every time I...
For anyone who played The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker after Majora's Mask, or even Ocarina of Time, the art style was a significant departure from the earlier titles. Although many fans still...
Today, through a memory of mine, I want to address an issue that I’m sure is close to the wounded hearts of Zelda fans the world over. It’s a one of those "firsts" we have all undoubtedly shared;...
There's a third DLC pack coming to Hyrule Warriors Legends, this time based on the DS titles Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks. Unveiled during today's 3DS Direct presentation, we saw Toon...