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Zelda’s Study: Majora’s Mask was originally planned to have a weeklong cycle
By on May 7th, 2019 0
Perhaps the biggest point of contention for folks who didn't enjoy Majora's Mask was the strict time limit. The clock ran down quickly, and as the days passed, the stress of...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The field trip that led to the Z-targeting system
By on February 19th, 2019 0
It's true what they say: taking breaks increases productivity. Getting some space from your current project can refresh your mind and provide an opportunity to view problems from...
Yoshio Sakamoto and Shigesato Itoi discuss origin of Miitomo
By on July 3rd, 2016 0
Many people have downloaded Nintendo's first smartphone application, Miitomo and have enjoyed it. Nintendo has decided to do a series similar  to "Iwata Asks" for Miitomo. It...
Link’s Awakening started as unsanctioned side project
By on March 11th, 2016 0
Link's Awakening for the original Game Boy is one of the more intriguing games in the Legend of Zelda franchise. It was the first entry into the portable genre for the Legend of...
Did You Know Gaming? reveals the surprising reason Link wears tights
By on May 18th, 2014 24
The video game trivia connoisseurs behind Did You Know Gaming? shared some surprising facts today about Link's character design in Ocarina of Time. It seems earlier designs of...
Iwata Asks: ALBW began as Spirit Tracks sequel, originally “The New Legend of Zelda”, slanted visual perspective, and more
By on November 21st, 2013 0
Now that we're so very close to A Link Between Worlds' launch, it's time for Iwata to sit down with the team behind the creation of the game for a deep discussion. As with...
Iwata Asks: Nintendo acknowledges the Zelda cycle, discussed giving Link eye-beams in Wind Waker, and more
By on September 22nd, 2013 10
Iwata Asks is a series of interviews hosted by Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata, who sits down with the team of recently-released Nintendo games and discuss the...
Nintendo wants new Wii U Zelda to be completed in a three year time span
By on November 26th, 2011 73
During an Iwata Asks segment, the president of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata asked Aonuma-san and Fujibayashi-san if they could complete a brand new Zelda game for the Wii U in a time...
Iwata Asks – Skyward Sword Release Feedback
By on November 24th, 2011 22
The newest edition of Iwata Asks is out, and in it Shigeru Miyamoto, Aonuma, and Satora Iwata have discussed (amongst other things) the reasons why Skyward Sword took so long...
Iwata Asks: Skyward Sword’s female staff
By on November 17th, 2011 9
Many people get the impression that the Zelda series is made completely by men.  After all, Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma, the two men in charge of the series, are present in...
Iwata Asks: “The Dense Script and Direction” of Skyward Sword
By on November 15th, 2011 22
In the most recent edition of "Iwata Asks," Satoru Iwata (the president of Nintendo) sat down with members of the development team from Skyward Sword and discussed the game's...
Aonuma: Miyamoto wasn’t happy with Skyward Sword at first
By on November 13th, 2011 5
In the most recent edition of "Iwata Asks," Skyward Sword producer Eiji Aonuma revealed that Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto was initially disappointed with the game's...
Iwata Asks features Skyward Sword location details
By on November 8th, 2011 18
In the most recent edition of "Iwata Asks," new information has been given about a previously unexplored area in Skyward Sword.  Concerning design, story, and gameplay, a video...
Ocarina of Time Development Details
By on June 29th, 2011 15
While Ocarina of Time is considered to be one of the best games ever created in the Zelda series, there were a few things that the Zelda team could have changed to make it...
Iwata Asks: Ocarina of Time 3DS
By on March 17th, 2011 12
[caption id="attachment_23058" align="alignright" width="250" caption="May I ask you a question?"][/caption] The newest Iwata Asks feature has recently surfaced, and this...