Princess Zelda’s Study
Princess Zelda’s Study: An overview of Link’s competitive history in Smash Bros.
By on December 4th, 2018 0
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Gamers have tested their mettle in the Super Smash Bros. series since the very first days of the Nintendo 64 release. The highlight of the experience has not just been the...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Why the ocarina?
By on November 20th, 2018 0
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When people hear the word "ocarina," many, including non-gamers, immediately think of The Legend of Zelda, and in particular, Ocarina of Time -- and for good...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Ocarina of Time almost featured pachinko balls as slingshot ammo
By on November 13th, 2018 0
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Last week, I dug up an interview with Zelda producer Shigeru Miyamoto which dated all the way back to 1997, a year before Ocarina of Time's release. The translation of the...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Link and the Kokiri were originally destined to “disappear”
By on November 6th, 2018 0
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Following the release of a particular Marvel movie that got a ton of people talking, we're no longer unaccustomed to the horror of seeing our favorite heroes fade away (in the...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Concepts of a Guardian
By on October 30th, 2018 0
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I'm sure everyone who played Breath of the Wild remembers the first time they encountered their first Guardian. You're running through the fields minding your own business in...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Fish feet, battle masks, and the long-lost Zora King
By on October 23rd, 2018 0
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The Zoras were always an incredibly fascinating race in my opinion, and one of my favorite renditions of this tribe of fish folk is their Twilight Princess appearance. I always...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Star Link
By on October 16th, 2018 0
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Today, Ubisoft launches its new interstellar adventure game, Starlink: Battle for Atlas. Those of us picking the game up on the Nintendo Switch are in for a special treat; the...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The creepy hidden mask in Majora’s Mask’s Lottery Shop
By on October 9th, 2018 0
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If you play Majora's Mask under regular conditions, in the manner it was meant to be played, there's already no shortage of horror themes throughout the game. It's widely...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The lost Oracle game
By on October 2nd, 2018 0
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Of all the handheld Zelda titles, the Oracle games are undoubtedly my favorites. I have lovely memories of sitting in the back of my parents' car trying to figure out that...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Wind Waker’s Phantom Ganon holds a Majora’s Mask reference
By on September 25th, 2018 0
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Back when I first played The Wind Waker, I never really thought about the Hylian text littered across the game. Obviously, I thought it looked cool, but at the time, I don't...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The Legend of Animal Crossing
By on September 18th, 2018 0
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For those who have dabbled in the world of Animal Crossing, there has always been an abundance of references to other Nintendo games, including The Legend of Zelda. From items to...
Princess Zelda’s Study: The inspiration for Madame Couture’s fashion line
By on September 11th, 2018 0
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The Legend of Zelda has always had a few fun costume changes featured in select titles, but none of them — not even Breath of the Wild — can compare to the wide variety found...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Minish Cap featured Lon Lon Butter early in development
By on September 4th, 2018 0
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For the most part, Link and the residents of Hyrule seem very good at maintaining a healthy calcium intake in the Zelda series. It's no wonder everyone in this universe loves to...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Link calls Madonna in Link’s Awakening’s French version
By on August 28th, 2018 0
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I'm still having a hard time processing the idea of a direct celebrity cameo in a Legend of Zelda game. There have been plenty of references to video game characters littered...
Princess Zelda’s Study: Ilia’s early connection to Navi
By on August 21st, 2018 0
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After playing both Ocarina of Time and Twilight Princess, I immediately saw a connection between Malon and Ilia. I was much fonder of Malon as she didn’t yell at Link for...