Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the newest installation of the Mario Kart franchise and an updated port of Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U. Right off the bat, It includes all the downloadable content from the original, and then it adds new characters, an improved battle mode, and the introduction of smart steering and auto acceleration. Mario Kart 8 already...
The Legend of Zelda has been such a magical presence in my life, ever since I discovered the series when I was younger. Around that same time, I was reading novels centered around fantasy and the elaborate lifestyles of wizards and fairies. The Legend of Zelda really brought these elements to life for me in a new and interactive way. Being able...
This will surely entice the artsy fans of The Legend of Zelda! ThinkGeek now has available a Sheikah Slate sketchbook for sale! Sure, it may not allow you to use stasis, or make giant ice cubes appear from sources of water, but at least now you can draw your wildest Zelda fantasies and keep them safe on your slate. Almost as if you had your own...
Earlier this year the Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo held a t-shirt designing contest. A few weeks ago, they announced the winning designs and revealed which tees would be made available. Nintendo UK recently tweeted that the winning T-shirt designs are now available for...
Graduation day can be one of the most important days in someone's life. It can be both a huge accomplishment and the first step towards a dream career. Sadly, most graduation day cards really don't do the event justice. But Play Nintendo have now solved that problem by offering Nintendo-themed graduation cards which each have a different message. Play Nintendo have created six fun graduation...
If you're looking for a quick pick-me-up, and have a minute and a half to spare, we've got a video for you. TerminalMontage's newest animation, "How to Get to Goron City", hilariously captures...
Over the last few years, gaming has become a mainstream passion and pastime that has embedded deeply into our culture. Most people first become fans of video games when they are younger. The...
In 2016 the gaming industry was worth $91 billion, and for years now the business has been incredibly lucrative. New consoles from Nintendo such as the Switch or the recently announced New 2DS XL...
Hello there readers! I know it hasn't been that long since I last reached out to you guys for help, after the recent media blowout following the Nintendo Switch launch. On that note, we hope you've...
Code developers Chadderz and MrBean35000vr have created Accio Master Code, a cheat code -- or really more like a "fun code" -- allowing the player to spawn pretty much anything in the Wii U version...
Discord is a wonderful new platform for communities to get closer together, just having celebrated it's second birthday. For several months Zelda Universe has been growing our Discord server,...
2017 is a great year for Zelda, and with the release of Breath of the Wild we want to make sure we can keep providing great Zelda content. To do so, we need a lead developer. Being a lead...
In all the time I have been a Zelda fan, waiting for a new game to come out has been an experience in itself. There’s always that excitement building up inside as the day gets closer and closer,...
Will Overton, a former artist for various Nintendo magazines as well as game developer Rare, designed this awesome Breath of the Wild artwork based on the box art for the Game Boy classic, Super...
During my playthrough of Breath of the Wild there have been several Shrine puzzles -- not to mention a Divine Beast or two -- that I've worked my way through using what I felt was "the wrong way";...
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is reporting that Nintendo is developing a Legend of Zelda game for smartphones. Having taken the plunge into mobile gaming in the past year with Super Mario Run...
We've all been there. We're at one and a half hearts in our heart-o-meter and things are starting to look a little more dangerous. It's time we start looking for those pesky hearts to regain our...
Earlier this year Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime stated that Nintendo had big plans for E3 2017. Until now we knew few specifics, but new information released by the company...
We often report on creative and inventive ways people have of turning existing Amiibo into custom figures, but it's frequently just the finished product that you get to see. However, Nintendo Wire...
Breath of the Wild was designed to be a breath of fresh air for the franchise. Many typical conventions were either changed or completely removed from the game. Perhaps the biggest change in the...
Nintendo usually provides us with a wide array of finishes to their consoles over time-- there's probably more 3DS variations than there are Korok Seeds by now -- but as we're still early on in the...
Breath of the Wild was developed with exploration being a key component to the game. The developers created a setting with many iconic locations to encourage players to travel and discover...
Spoiler warning This article discusses mechanics and puzzles of Breath of the Wild. While there are no story spoilers, it does reveal at least one puzzle solution as well as minor details about the...
Details on the fifth Legendary Edition Legend of Zelda manga, which combines the two Four Swords volumes into one, are now available on the book's product page! These two volumes are my...
And as quickly as it was put up, it was sold out! Best Buy confirmed in an earlier tweet that the new Majoras Mask Link amiibo was finally available for pre-order. However, just like the Amazon...
Late last year, we were introduced to Defenders of the Triforce, an escape room-like experience by Scrap. As the name suggests, it's focused on The Legend of Zelda, but until now was touring...
CaliburLord K has created what may be the greatest Amiibo shelf yet. Not only is each Amiibo lovingly displayed, but placing a Super Smash Bros. Amiibo into the top spot activates music and a...
With 120 shrines to find and get through in Breath of the Wild, it can become tedious to go through the motions of each puzzle. By now there have been numerous YouTubers showing cheats and...
Uniqlo, a Japanese clothing brand, held a t-shirt designing contest earlier this year with a theme based on Nintendo. Over 16,000 people from around the world entered this contest, and from them...
The release of the Nintendo Switch caused a lot of speculation over the future for the 3DS XL and the 2DS. By designing a hybrid home/portable console, Nintendo seemed to indicate that they may...
Worldwide, the NES Classic Mini sold 2.3 million units, but the console's success has been plagued with availability issues. Sadly Nintendo announced recently that they would be stopping production...
Happy Friday everyone! I hope everyone is still cherishing their Nintendo Switch and putting lots of time into Breath of the Wild. For the past couple of weeks, I have sought out Breath of the Wild...