Posts by Douglas Forrester
Get pumped for Secret Legend, a new Zelda-inspired title
By Douglas Forrester on September 12th, 2016 4
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...
New Breath of the Wild footage features cooking and the Woodcutter’s Axe
By Douglas Forrester on August 18th, 2016 3
After recently sharing some Breath of the Wild footage featuring The Temple of Time and then the Koroks, Nintendo has another tease in store for fans, this time through its...
The AVS is an HDMI NES by RetroUSB, up for pre-order now
By Douglas Forrester on August 18th, 2016 0
If the recently announced NES Classic Edition by Nintendo doesn't suit your fancy -- since it doesn't support cartridges and instead has 30 pre-loaded games -- perhaps the AVS by...
Shigeru Miyamoto discusses Breath of the Wild and the Zelda franchise’s future
By Douglas Forrester on June 23rd, 2016 4
Shigeru Miyamoto, a man all of us here at Zelda Universe owe a debt of gratitude to, sat down with Game Informer recently to talk about Breath of the Wild and the shape that the...
Aonuma discusses what Breath of the Wild learned from Skyward Sword
By Douglas Forrester on June 19th, 2016 10
Confirming once more that Nintendo really does listen to feedback from their fans, Eiji Aonuma discussed in an interview with Polygon how user reactions to Skyward Sword...
Breath of the Wild: Chef Link cooks up dishes to replenish health and stamina
By Douglas Forrester on June 14th, 2016 4
One of the many new features being introduced to the Zelda series through Breath of the Wild is cooking. In lieu of cutting grass and smashing pots to find Hearts, Link must...
Breath of the Wild: Introduction, jumping, weapon degradation, tunics and stealth
By Douglas Forrester on June 14th, 2016 4
In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the game begins with adult Link lying in a resurrection chamber, as he is woken up by a mysterious voice. We hear the voice...
Rising smartphone use among children increases competition with Nintendo
By Douglas Forrester on May 22nd, 2016 1
A new study is seemingly confirming what might possibly be Nintendo's worst nightmare. This recent study by the marketing research firm Influence Central indicates that...
Nintendo patented a mobile phone design 15 years ago
By Douglas Forrester on May 6th, 2016 0
What if the successor to your Game Boy was a Phone Boy? Or perhaps a Game Phone? Whatever the name might've been, there was apparently a time when Nintendo threw around the idea...
Ocarina of Time’s Gerudo Valley gets the Unreal Engine 4 treatment
By Douglas Forrester on April 25th, 2016 2
Ocarina of Time's transition into Unreal Engine 4 by YouTube user CryZENx continues with this latest upload featuring young Link in Gerudo Valley. In case you haven't...
Nintendo officially added to E3’s list of exhibitors
By Douglas Forrester on April 14th, 2016 1
Nintendo has at last been added to the list of exhibitors for June's E3 expo in Los Angeles, California. This is merely a formality, but serves as confirmation that Nintendo will...
Enhance the nostalgia of your 3DS with SNES decals
By Douglas Forrester on March 24th, 2016 1
Back in late 2014, Nintendo released the Retro NES Edition 3DS XL. That release spawned the desire of many players to style their new handheld systems after the consoles of old....
Playable Wolf Link appears in Super Mario Maker
By Douglas Forrester on March 4th, 2016 0
Mario just keeps adding to his gallery of suits and shape-shifts these days thanks to Super Mario Maker. Within that game, Mario is able to transform into all sorts of characters...
Ghost Lantern in Twilight Princess HD explained in new GameXplain video
By Douglas Forrester on February 28th, 2016 2
The streamlining of gameplay in Twilight Princess HD continues. If you had a rough time tracking down all of the Poes in the original game, your experience on the HD version will...
Lego Movie producer would love to make a Nintendo film
By Douglas Forrester on February 22nd, 2016 2
For a long time, many fans have dreamed of the idea of a film based on the rich characters of Nintendo. Dreams that likely picture a Legend of Zelda film treated with the same...