voice acting
Submit questions for Patricia Summersett, the voice of Zelda
By on March 19th, 2018 0
Last week, Patricia Summersett, the voice of Princess Zelda, joined us for a brief drawing competition as part of our on-going celebration of the one-year anniversary of The...
Daruk’s voice actor Joe Hernandez didn’t know he was auditioning for a Zelda game
By on February 9th, 2018 0
When Joe Hernandez, the voice of Gorons Daruk and Yunobo, auditioned for Breath of the Wild, he had no clue what he was auditioning for. In an interview with Cat With Monocle,...
Upcoming Voice Acting Dubs at Zelda Universe for 2018
By on September 2nd, 2017 9
We at Zelda Universe are thrilled to unveil the newest Zelda fan dub projects for our 2018 lineup. We recently wrapped up production of Twilight Princess English dub back in May...
Zelda’s French voice actress says recording for Champions’ Ballad will begin soon
By on August 1st, 2017 3
The upcoming Champions' Ballad will be the second DLC pack for Breath of the Wild and will provide more of a backstory to each of the heroes. Some hoped that the second DLC...
Patricia Summersett explains what it was like to be the first to voice Princess Zelda
By on May 3rd, 2017 7
Breath of the Wild's Princess Zelda had a lot going on in her life. Throughout the game she deals with feelings of guilt, fear, and pressure. Such varying emotions...
Potential spoilers: Zelda’s voice actress shares her inspiration for the role
By on April 18th, 2017 0
Princess Zelda is one of the most iconic characters in all of gaming, despite the fact she has never previously been voiced. Zelda developers wanted to create a new game in the...
Throwback Thursday: A nerdy voice acting journey
By on March 30th, 2017 0
When I was younger, I became fascinated with animation and video games. Some of the first games that captured my heart during my childhood were part of the Spyro the Dragon and...
No dual language in Breath of the Wild
By on January 24th, 2017 11
In an interview with IGN Portugal, Aonuma confirmed that the option to change the voice acting language will not be implemented in Breath of the Wild for the Switch. Whilst it...
Here’s how Breath of the Wild’s voice acting sounds in various languages
By on January 19th, 2017 20
"Open your eyes." These three words sent a collective shiver down the backs of Zelda fans when we first heard them during Nintendo's E3 2016 presentation, and they were the...
Breath of the Wild trailer reveals full voice acting
By on January 13th, 2017 16
The Nintendo Switch presentation earlier this evening closed with a brand new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The trailer gives us a new look at many of the...
Seeking voice actors, musicians and artists for ZU’s Wind Waker: The Movie
By on February 19th, 2016 9
We at Zelda Universe are excited to announce our third English dub project, Wind Waker: The Movie. Like our previous dubs of Hyrule Warriors and Skyward Sword, Wind Waker:...
Link won’t be saying much in Hyrule Warriors
By on May 27th, 2014 32
Hyrule Warriors is making several departures from the rest of Zelda series, from multiple playable characters to DLC. One thing that will stay the same, however, is the series'...
Muse and Ithika are back for a new ZU Mailbag!
By on December 21st, 2013 0
A new ZU Mailbag is up, and Muse and Ithika are back to answer some more of your questions! Today's topics include the possibility of voice acting in future games of the Zelda...
Modern Game Design and The Legend of Zelda
By on February 18th, 2012 54
Nintendo has a always been a leader in the video game industry, but their inability or unwillingness to follow the lead of others has repeatedly hurt them. Nintendo's online...
Sunday Funnies: “Zelda: On the Set”
By on January 15th, 2012 10
A humorous take on why we still don't hear voice acting in current Zelda games. For any of you who've done any acting, you'll find this especially funny because it's so, so...