Breath of the Wild has recently surpassed 1 million sales in Japan, making it only the second Zelda title to date to surpass such a milestone in the country. The current franchise record-holder is the illustrious Ocarina of Time for  the Nintendo 64 at 1.25 million. Approximately 871,528 Switch copies of the game were sold alongside 133,024...
You know the legend of the Lost Woods: Kokiri children that get lost in there are trapped inside and turned into Skull Kids. In a way, they lose everything they used to be, they no longer have an identity. So it is no surprise one would be inevitably attracted by a mask, one that granted practically unlimited power, and all the wrath contained...
It's that time of the year again: another month of mushrooms -- and mayhem! That's right, the third annual Month of Mushrooms and Mayhem is set to start up really soon. What is Month of Mushrooms and Mayhem? Also known as MOMAM, "Month of Mushrooms and Mayhem" is an annual streaming event on Twitch beginning on March 1 and ending March 31....
The Symphony of Goddesses tour celebrates the magic of Zelda's music by having an orchestra play live in front of die-hard Zelda fans. It's a fantastic experience, and one that is well worth commemorating with the merchandise that is offered by the company. And now there's even more of a reason to splurge thanks to their awesome...
When Nintendo unveiled details about their online service for the Switch, they announced the price point for the US, but we were told that pricing may differ for other regions. They have now revealed that the service will cost $5.95 per month or $29.95 per year in Australia, and $6.55 per month or $32.95 a year in New Zealand. A three-month membership is also available for...
That feeling of opening a treasure chest, hearing the familiar opening music, and finding rupees inside will soon be reality, thanks to a new paperweight set that's just been made available for...
Koei Tecmo has released another character trailer for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, this time showing off Marin, Sheik, Darunia, Ruto, Young Link, Skull Kid, and Tingle as they appear in the...
Ocarina of Time's Kakariko Village is a nice serene town. I've always enjoyed the people in the village and messing with the Cuccos. However, beneath the lovely village, darkness creeps. Most people...
Nintendo of America recently announced on Twitter that Prima's digital eGuide for A Link Between Worlds is now available as a My Nintendo reward. You can unlock unlimited access to the A Link...
Breath of the Wild released almost a full year ago, and the beloved game is still racking up awards. The latest honors to be bestowed upon Link's newest adventure come via readers of IGN Australia,...
New details for the Switch port of Hyrule Warriors have emerged thanks to a Japanese product page for it. The game, launching on March 22 in Japan (with a “Spring” window for everyone else), is...
The music in Gerudo areas always appeals to me. They’re so exotic and lively and effectively capture the Gerudo culture no matter what iteration it is. Although I was saddened that Gerudos...
Breath of the Wild utilized technology like no other Zelda game before it. Similarly, Reddit user cryptid007 may well have just used a 3D printer like none before have, creating a beautiful...
Whether you loved or hated the dynamic weather system in Breath of the Wild, it’s undeniable that the ever-changing weather conditions added to the sense that the world around you was truly alive....
Figure news is all but pouring out of Japan’s semiannual Wonder Festival convention, bringing with it plenty of new Nintendo-related figure reveals. To be sure, Wonderfest 2018 has had no shortage...
The Zelda franchise is one of the most popular for gaming-related memorabilia. From action figures to board games, there's a wide array of merchandise available to scratch that Zelda itch. One of...
After 43 years of helping craft legendary games for Nintendo, Takehiro Izushi has officially retired. Takehiro Izushi was a monumental engineer, producer, and developer for Nintendo whose career...
Ravio is one of my favorite Zelda characters of all time. Throughout A Link Between Worlds, he was always a delight to return to whenever I was in need of new weapons or honestly, just something to...
What would the iconic pass-time of smashing pots and cutting people’s lawns be without shops to spend your hard-earned rupees in? Throughout the series, shops in Zelda games have offered all sorts...
Everybody talks about Link and Zelda as "the greatest couple in Zelda history" or even in video game history but, at least in my opinion, there is no better example of true love than Anju &...
Recently, the ZU team was at PAX South doing a panel on Breath of the Wild and the future of the Zelda series. However, as you may know, dozens more panels were also held during the three day...
Valentine's Day is here again, and though I usually use this as an excuse to talk about ZeLink, this year I thought I'd expand my horizons. Instead, I would like to share some fan art of other...
Throughout our lives, we discover things that truly touch us -- items and ideas that spark our imaginations, drive our passions, and inspire us on a level beyond mere interest. They open our minds...
Recently, a new series of miniature Nintendo Switch game case keychains was announced, which will make for an adorable add-on to any Nintendo Switch. Perhaps even better than the lilliputian cases...
Hoping to share some love this Valentine’s Day? Play Nintendo wants to help you by adding some lovely Nintendo flair to your cards! A selection of cute and fun Valentine’s Day cards are available...
If you’re looking for a fun way to bring The Legend of Zelda to your next family gathering or get-together with friends, but don’t want to pass over that coveted controller, you’re in luck! A...
If, like me, you were expecting The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia to join your Zelda book collection in April you might want to re-mark your calendars. According to the product's Amazon page the...
More often than not, I'll find myself daydreaming about adventures. It's something I've done ever since I was a young child, and I spent a lot of my days in my imagination. Video games were a major...
When Joe Hernandez, the voice of Gorons Daruk and Yunobo, auditioned for Breath of the Wild, he had no clue what he was auditioning for. In an interview with Cat With Monocle, Hernandez revealed, "I...
If you haven't picked out something special for your video game-loving Valentine, skip the chocolate and flowers in favor of this month's Loot Gaming Crate. "Heroic" is the theme for February's...
Nintendo announced today that the My Nintendo Gold Points reward system would be restructured, allowing for a more streamlined acquisition and use. These changes are expected to go live in...
Both Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Editon and Bayonetta 1 & 2 for the Switch are fast approaching their release date in Japan, meaning you'll be seeing them quite frequently in Famitsu....