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The Legend of Zelda: Concert 2018 coming to Japan later this year
By on August 25th, 2018 0
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Nintendo has announced that in addition to the upcoming Super Mario orchestra concert in September, the Zelda series will be receiving a few new orchestral shows later this...
Super Mario orchestra concert coming to Japan
By on August 1st, 2018 0
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Last week it was announced that Nintendo's hometown of Kyoto, Japan will be treated to an orchestrated concert featuring Mario, everyone's favorite plumber, and his longtime...
San-ei Boeki will do a second run of Breath of the Wild plushies in August
By on June 11th, 2018 0
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San-ei Boeki will be doing a second run for Breath of the Wild plushies in late August, featuring both Link and Bokoblin. You can preorder both plushies, though please note that...
Breath of the Wild hits 1 million units sold in Japan
By on June 9th, 2018 0
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According to the latest sales data from Japan, Breath of the Wild has just surpassed the million mark for physical copies sold. As of this reporting, the total number of units...
Packaging unveiled for Hori’s D-pad-equipped left Joy-Con, coming to Japan
By on May 29th, 2018 0
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An officially licensed Joy-Con produced by Hori, complete with that greatly anticipated and fabled D-pad, is on its way to the Nintendo Switch after having been announced in...
Nintendo is looking to hire a level designer for the Legend of Zelda series
By on May 9th, 2018 0
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A recent job posting from Nintendo Co., Ltd. shows that the company is looking to hire a level designer to work on the esteemed Legend of Zelda series. Targeting candidates living...
Breath of the Wild is the first Zelda title to sell 1 million copies in Japan since Ocarina of Time
By on February 23rd, 2018 0
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Breath of the Wild has recently surpassed 1 million sales in Japan, making it only the second Zelda title to date to surpass such a milestone in the country. The current franchise...
Honey, I shrunk the Switch: Mini game case charms are adorable and functional
By on February 13th, 2018 0
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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...
Breath of the Wild is the highest-selling Zelda title in Japan in nearly two decades
By on January 25th, 2018 1
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To say Breath of the Wild is popular, well received, and one of the all-time best-selling games would be an understatement. The game's popularity is plainly apparent, to the...
A Link to Nintendo’s past: Photos showing off 1889 storefront emerge online
By on January 25th, 2018 1
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New photos showcasing the origins of Nintendo appeared online recently, courtesy of the Kyoto City Planning Bureau. The photos show details of Nintendo’s original shop way back...
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will release in Japan on March 22, 2018
By on January 11th, 2018 1
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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition was announced during today's Nintendo Direct Mini, and while the presentation told us to expect the game to launch in North America and...
Sheikah en vogue: Lovely Zelda-themed phone case coming to My Nintendo Japan
By on January 7th, 2018 1
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A beautiful Breath of the Wild multi-phone folio case has been announced — for Japan only, unfortunately. The case features beautifully embossed iconography including...
The hole truth: The mystery of Famicom cartridge holes uncovered
By on October 20th, 2017 0
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Released in 1983, the Family Computer, or Famicom, was Nintendo's first successful foray into the home video game market. While it was later released in the West as the Nintendo...
Sales for the Nintendo Switch soar in Japan
By on March 29th, 2017 2
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It's not only the UK which has recently seen a huge increase in Nintendo Switch sales. In Japan recent sales have increased by 30,000, which is a 57 percent increase. Obviously...
Fanart Friday: Bushido – The way of the hero
By on December 2nd, 2016 2
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When I stumbled upon this fantastic piece on Deviantart, my jaw literally dropped. I’m in love with the mythos of Japan, portrayals of samurai and of course, The Legend of...