‘Ocarina of Time Stands in Majora’s Mask’s Shadow’ According to IGN Editor

IGN-LogoIGN Editor and UK podcast regular Alex Simmons has posted an article discussing how the new Majora’s Mask remake has swayed his opinion on his favourite Zelda game! Previously an Ocarina of Time fanatic, Simmons explains how Majora’s Mask 3D has become his favourite Zelda game of all time. Make the jump for this promising opinion on the upcoming 3DS Zelda title!

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Brendan Milos Majora’s Mask Artwork – Keese

KeeseBrendan Milos has continued his journey of creating artwork for many of the enemies of Majora’s Mask as part of our Enemy Artwork Project. This is a collaborative fan project to create artwork for all of the Majora’s Mask Enemies in the game.

This time around he tackles an enemy Keese. These enemies are perhaps the most common enemies in the entire Zelda series, having appeared in every single game, other than Zelda II: The Adventure of Link. Even then however, a very similar enemy known as an Ache appeared. In Majora’s Mask, Keese came in the form of Fire Keese and Ice Keese, perhaps two additional enemies that Brendan might illustrate in the future. You can see a thumbail version of the image to the left, but go ahead and make the jump to see the full sized image, along with where you can find some of Brendan’s other pieces of enemy artwork.

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The Warp Zone Releases Satirical Video of “Link on a Plane”

photo (9) The YouTube personalities over at The Warp Zone have once again created a hilarious parody of The Legend of Zelda in “Link on a Plane”. This time around the video focuses on a rather explosive situation that occurs when one of Link’s items falls out of his carry-on. A stereotypical cop-drama negotiator gets called in to handle it, and in the end there’s a cheeky plot twist that should not to be missed.

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Zelda Fan Animation: The Dangers of Kakariko

The Dangers of Kakariko Village Here’s a quick and fun little fan animation to put a smile on any Zelda fan’s face. Brought to us by YouTube user, AntonBode, and created using Source Filmmaker, this simple gem shows us the dangers of Kakariko village. Though, I promise that the ‘danger’ here is not quite what you’d expect. Jump to see for yourself.

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Brendan Milos Majora’s Mask Artwork – Shell Blade

Shell-BladeBrendan Milos has continued his journey of creating artwork for many of the enemies of Majora’s Mask as part of our Enemy Artwork Project. This is a collaborative fan project to create artwork for all of the Majora’s Mask Enemies in the game.

This time around he tackles an enemy Shell Blade. These pesky enemies first appeared in the Water Temple of Ocarina of Time but re-appear in water based regions of Termina, including the Pirates’ Fortress and the Great Bay Temple. They will open their mouths for a short period of time, revealing their weakspot, before then charging at Link with their shell. You can see a thumbail version of the image to the left, but go ahead and make the jump to see the full sized image, along with where you can find some of Brendan’s other pieces of enemy artwork.

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Fan Made Hylian Crest Wall Decoration

tngIArqI’ve always been a big fan of handmade and custom items, especially when it comes to gaming stuff, and even more so with Zelda themed items. The idea of a “one of one” piece I think is what has me paying as much as I do for these handmade masterpieces, and they come in many shapes and sizes. Just like this stunning wall decoration made by Reddit user Renanyuu. Hit the jump to see the progress pictures and final result!

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Legend of Zelda Theme Song in 11 Styles

LoZ Theme in 10 Styles Zelda fans are always finding fun and creative ways to express their love for the franchise. I don’t know about everyone else but, because the musical themes are what originally drew me into the series, I love finding fan-made covers inspired by the music in Zelda. It’s fun to see another fans interpretation of the melodies played throughout the games, and using their talents to put a little bit of themselves into the music.

Here we have- as he goes by on his YouTube channel- Huskybythegeek, who put his own twist to the Legend of Zelda theme song. Well, eleven twists, to be exact. Jump to see the video and hear the different styles in which he plays the trademark song.

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Best Buy Forced to Cancel Some Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL Pre-orders

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An email went out to some unfortunate gamers from Best Buy notifying them that their pre-order of Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL was cancelled. The reason stated for the mass cancellation is that “the popularity of Nintendo 3DS XL Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask Limited Edition Gold/Black exceeded the quantities made available to Best Buy.” This is the latest in cancellations from Best Buy as earlier this week they refunded customers who had purchased more than one copy of the system, leaving them with the pre-order limit of one. Hit the jump to find what Best Buy plans on doing for its disappointed customers and weigh in on what you think. Read more…

IGN Video – This is What’s in Hyrule Warriors’ Majora’s Mask DLC

hyrule-s-11IGN have recently posted a video outlining the new content we will see in the Majora’s Mask DLC for Hyrule Warriors. This very informative video covers everything you need to know including the new playable characters, adventure mode, alternate costumes and more. It is a must watch for Hyrule Warriors‘ fans, so hit the jump to find out more!

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Brendan Milos Majora’s Mask Artwork – Guay

GuayBrendan Milos has continued his journey of creating artwork for many of the enemies of Majora’s Mask, which is part of our Enemy Artwork Project. This is a collaborative fan project to create artwork for all of the Majora’s Mask Enemies in the game.

This time around he tackles an enemy Guay. These small birds can be found all throughout Termina, appearing in small numbers in the Snowhead Region during the Spring, as well as within Ikana Canyon. They are fairly harmless creatures and many of them will actually give Link some extra rupees. You can see a thumbail version of the image to the left, but go ahead and make the jump to see the full sized image, along with where you can find some of Brendan’s other pieces of enemy artwork.

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Majora’s Mask New 3D XL Available for Pre-order at Gamestop

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A new shipment of Majora’s Mask New Nintendo 3D XL has been secured for GameStop, and they have been made available for pre-order. The system is only offered as Web In Store, which means you need to go to your local GameStop and purchase the system in full through their in store website. The system will be shipped to you on day of release. There is an overnight shipping option if you wish to have your system earlier, but you will have to pay for it. This item is sure to go fast, so secure your copy now.

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Piece of Heart: It’s Greek to Me

FotoFlexer_Animation Welcome to the fourth installment of Piece of Heart, where we look at The Legend of Zelda series through the eyes of a literary professor and examine how its literary elements enhance the gaming experience. This week’s lesson is titled “It’s Greek to Me” so we’ll be analyzing how the influence of Greek myths add depth and resonance to Zelda’s legend.

It’s shocking the amount of Greek influence in the Zelda series; from temples, to goddesses, to greedy men turned to gold! And Link is a regular Heracles to be sure.

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