Posts by Shona Johnson
Making magic with music: Behind the scenes of the Zelda Symphony
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By Shona Johnson on October 20th, 2017 0
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In the five years it has been touring, The Symphony of the Goddesses has enchanted Legend of Zelda fans around the world. “I had chills as I was transported as though by...
Breath of the Wild art contest: Win a Zelda Symphony AU/NZ experience
By Shona Johnson on July 14th, 2017 5
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The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is returning Down Under and visiting New Zealand for the first time! To celebrate this along with the addition of Breath of the...
We’re looking for developers to build great features for our website
By Shona Johnson on April 7th, 2017 1
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2017 has been a great year for Zelda so far, and with the release of Breath of the Wild we want to make sure we can keep providing great Zelda content across our platforms. One...
Forgotten Zelda games officially canonized in Breath of the Wild (April Fools!)
By Shona Johnson on April 1st, 2017 27
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Breath of the Wild references a lot from the Zelda series' 30 year history. There's the obvious references such as places being named after important characters (e.g., Lake...
Is it worth getting the Switch version of Breath of the Wild over the Wii U one?
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By Shona Johnson on March 9th, 2017 8
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After comparing the Wii U and Switch versions of Breath of the Wild, we can confirm that there's really not much difference between them. So if you were wondering whether or not...
Review: The Nintendo Switch provides the best of both worlds
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By Shona Johnson on March 9th, 2017 0
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The Nintendo Switch is quickly on track to become my favorite Nintendo console of all time, and this is greatly due to its portability and flexibility. As a frequent traveler and...
Breath of the Wild’s magnificent rendition of Hyrule: Spoilerless first impressions
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By Shona Johnson on March 2nd, 2017 1
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If there was any shred of doubt in your mind about whether or not you should get The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, erase it right now and go buy this game. It is an utter...
Triforce Tributes 30th anniversary celebration wrap up: Thank you!
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By Shona Johnson on March 1st, 2017 0
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We recently wrapped up Triforce Tributes, our final celebration of The Legend of Zelda's 30th anniversary year. During this celebration we asked you -- the fans -- to join in and...
Triforce Tributes: Our winning Zelda crafts and cosplay
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By Shona Johnson on February 20th, 2017 0
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It's time to announce our favorite picks from the crafts and cosplay submitted to Triforce Tributes, our fan-based celebration to wrap up Zelda's 30th anniversary. These winners...
From Ganon to Ganondorf: How Ocarina of Time artists made beast into human
By Shona Johnson on February 14th, 2017 1
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The Legend of Zelda: Art and Artifacts, the latest book by Nintendo and Dark Horse, is out next week. Within its 400+ pages is an interview with Ocarina of Time artists Yusuke...
Triforce Tributes: Our musical honorable mentions celebrate Zelda tunes
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By Shona Johnson on February 14th, 2017 2
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Yesterday we announced the ten winners of Triforce Tributes' music week. Today, we want to feature some more entries that we loved as our honorable mentions. Triforce Tributes is...
Miyamoto on the importance of wildlife in Breath of the Wild
By Shona Johnson on February 13th, 2017 2
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"I really love all the animals in the world," said Shigeru Miyamoto, while talking to Game Informer for their current issue featuring Breath of the Wild. His comments make it...
Aonuma: Breath of the Wild development, changing traditions, making dying fun
By Shona Johnson on February 13th, 2017 0
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Breath of the Wild will represent a big change for the Zelda franchise as it moves away from an established formula to return to its roots of exploration. Long-time...
Spoilers: New Breath of the Wild screens reveal new boss and returning character
By Shona Johnson on February 13th, 2017 3
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Spoiler warning: This news article contains minor spoilers for Breath of the Wild. If you don't like spoilers or would prefer to discover everything in the game for yourself as...
New Breath of the Wild video “In this Destiny” showcases more of the world
By Shona Johnson on February 13th, 2017 0
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The official Japanese website for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been updated with a new video that showcases more of the game's open world and some of the action...