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 of surprises, with companies like Kotobukiya and Good Smile Company bringing their A-game with Nintendo properties. Kicking things off, Good Smile...
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 the more notable companies, First 4 Figures, crafts figures that include a profound amount of detail and finesse. With several Zelda...
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 began in 1975. His first product was Beam Gun Custom, but you're probably more familiar with the Game & Watch units, such as Donkey...
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 brighten my mood. His silly blurbs of dialogue would never cease to make me smile and I equally love to see other Ravio fans draw beautiful artwork of...
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 of items to Link to aid him on his quest -- from arrows and armour to bottles and bombs. Some are more memorable than others, and there’s one, in particular, I’m sure most Zelda fans can agree is...
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....
I remember my first encounter with a Great Fairy and just how magical the whole experience felt. With The Wind Waker being my first Legend of Zelda game, I had no idea that these fairies even...
More and more, fans have turned towards their favorite video games in order to pen their own thoughts and analyses of their beloved franchises. Author Jared Hansen has created a book analyzing...
A luxurious forest-themed satin robe is a pretty cool deal… but what if it were Legend of Zelda-themed? Da-na-na-naaaaa! Featuring an over-sized elf-hood, sassy sash, ornate stitching, and...
The official website for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition was updated last week, now showcasing sections detailing various aspects of the upcoming release. The newly added sections now detail some...
Video games are a hobby that, for a short time, ran in my family. My older sister has "fond" memories of having me in her lap while I was two, trying to press the buttons on her SNES controller while...
Nintendo news flowed freely last week after an earnings call with investors. Along with plenty of sales information, Nintendo shared plans for upcoming projects including a Mario Kart mobile title...
It won’t be much longer until Bayonetta makes her first appearance on Nintendo Switch. To celebrate, a short trailer for Bayonetta 2 has released, showcasing some of what to expect from the...
Terrible puns aside, UK company Shika Arcades is in the process of producing what may be the arcade stick to have for the SNES and Super Famicon consoles. The kicker? It's comprised primarily of...
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is set to come out soon in Japan, and as such, Nintendo has revealed the Japanese website for the game. With an imminent release date in March for Japan, the new...
I love everything about the Lost Woods -- or the Sacred Grove as it's known in Twilight Princess. I love how the dense trees shroud everything below and blot out the sun, aside from thin ribbons of...
Breath of the Wild is still a surprisingly vast subject to talk about, almost a year after its launch. Part of what kept it in the front of everybody’s brains was the release of downloadable...
Thanks to Nintendo's recent financial reports detailing their sales activity for the third quarter of their current fiscal year, we now have new information regarding global sales for Breath of the...
It’s time to start taking down family photos, because you need to make room for this amazing new figure of Link from Breath of the Wild, created by Medicom Toy in Japan. This 300mm (11.8 inch)...
It’s probably a fair notion that, while Super Mario Maker was an amazing game and tool, fans of it started to immediately want similar treatments given to their other favorite NES games. While many...