Zelda’s Adventure
CD-i Month: You get what you asked for
By on May 12th, 2018 0
When I think of the CD-i Zelda games, the first thing to come to mind are the hilariously corny lines of dialogue. Even if you haven’t played the games for yourself, they are...
CD-i Month: The Sinful Art Style of Zelda CD-i
By on May 5th, 2018 0
It's usually true that style over substance ends up being bad in games, but when it comes to the Zelda's CD-i entries...oh boy. They're so deprived of style that it's no wonder...
Hyrule Warriors upcoming DLC honors CD-i
By on April 1st, 2015 13
It's finally happened. Eiji Aonuma announced via Miiverse today that there is still more DLC to come this summer. What DLC is it, you ask? Have a look below at his post. It...
CD-ii Month: Where the CD-i games fit in the official Zelda timeline
By on March 31st, 2014 69
In the early 1990s, Nintendo was in the early stages of creating a CD-ROM add-on for their Super Nintendo Entertainment System (known as the Super Famicom in Japan). One of the...
CD-ii Month: Facts and trivia
By on March 26th, 2014 6
Despite their ridiculed reputation, the CD-i Zelda games have some very interesting cultural references within them, and a fascinating history surrounding them. I discovered this...
CD-i Zelda soundtracks on YouTube aren’t that bad, we promise
By on March 30th, 2013 3
About the only thing from the CD-i Zelda games that isn't universally criticized are their soundtracks. Well, except for Zelda's Adventure, but that game doesn't have much of a...
An interview with the creator of the CD-i Zelda games
By on March 28th, 2013 12
We're more than well aware, especially after reading numerous protests against our CD-i Month posts, that there are a lot of Zelda fans who would love nothing more than to scrub...
Let’s Play: Zelda’s Adventure completes the trilogy of CD-i Let’s Plays
By on March 27th, 2013 4
The third and final Let's Play of the CD-i Zelda games is Zelda's Adventure. This game is very different from the first two CD-i Zelda titles, and we're...
Do you want the CD-i Zelda games? Here’s how to own a piece of history
By on March 25th, 2013 9
Now that we're into the final week of CD-i month, we know that many of you must be eager to get your hands on the CD-i Zelda games and own them for yourself. Well, never fear!...
Dear Nintendo, please put CD-i Zelda games on Virtual Console
By on March 24th, 2013 36
Dear Nintendo, I am writing to you with a request for a Virtual Console release. Before you dismiss this letter along with the hundreds of other Virtual Console release...
What the CD-i Games Did Right
By on March 17th, 2013 30
They made Zelda the protagonist of a game. People can say what they will about how bad the CD-i games are comparatively to the rest of the series.  As much as I’d like to say...
Angry Video Game Nerd plays CD-i: Part 2
By on March 7th, 2013 7
Today we return with the second half of the Angry Video Game Nerd's experience with the CD-i console. Part two takes a look at the other two CD-i Zelda titles, Link: The Faces...
Angry Video Game Nerd plays CD-i: Part 1
By on March 6th, 2013 3
CD-i month continues with the help of Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN for short) who is a very popular YouTuber that plays old games and gives his (sometimes vulgar) opinions....
CD-i Zelda in all its glory
By on March 2nd, 2013 19
We at Zelda Universe couldn't get far into CD-i month without showing you the number one reason why the CD-i Zelda games are so  infamous. Like many of the Nintendo Zelda...
25 Years in 25 Days – 1994
By on November 2nd, 2011 23
Nineteen ninety-four, at least for gamers outside of Japan, was the beginning of what would be the longest drought of Zelda games so far in the history of the entire...