August 27th, 2014 by Jessica
It’s been 12 years since Toon Link made his first debut in the Legend of Zelda series. Since then, the animated rendition of Toon Link has traditionally starred in several back-to-back Zelda titles with the exceptional role as a contestant in the new and previous Smash Bros. games. Seeing as how the iconic and reoccurring cat-eyed Toon Link has made an impact on previous generations of Nintendo consoles, it can’t be helped to wonder if he will once again be the star of his own game in a 3DS or Wii U version, or if he’ll return at all.
Aside from the Wind Waker HD remake, Toon Link hasn’t made an appearance since Spirit Tracks in 2009. Has the Toon Link era come to end, or do you think Toon Link will return in a new 3DS or Wii U game? Hit the jump to hear my thoughts.
August 27th, 2014 by Jacob Carpenter
Hyrule Warriors managed to sell over 69,000 copies in its first week; however as a whole the game only sold slightly over half of its shipment. With this game being a unique hybrid of two popular series, why would the crossover not do as well?
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August 26th, 2014 by Michael
Mario Kart 8 proved to be just the kind of game Nintendo needed to boost Wii U sales and it looks like it’s about to get even better. With a surprising announcement, the Nintendo UK website has posted information about new DLC coming to Mario Kart 8 that involves new courses, karts, and even a certain Hylian hero you might just be familiar with. Curious to learn more?
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August 26th, 2014 by Joe Gajewski
A new Hyrule Warriors video has been released containing gameplay of Zant in Faron Woods! The channel GameXplain has posted the extremely long video.
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August 26th, 2014 by Mases Hagopian
In the newest issue of EDGE magazine, Eiji Aonuma once again tackles the idea of an open-world Legend of Zelda game. Aonuma has made a number of statements concerning open world in the past and this perhaps adds some clarity as to what to expect in the Zelda title for the Wii U.
“Since we’re talking about open worlds, let’s state upfront that we don’t plan to have an open world in the same way other companies have been doing in recent years.”
August 25th, 2014 by Liam Orth
Hyrule Warriors is a month away from release in North America, and with the title finished, we’ve been able to see everything the game is capable of. Recently the folks over at TheBitBlock uploaded footage of Hyrule Warriors’ multiplayer aspect via YouTube, which you can see right after the jump.
August 25th, 2014 by Mases Hagopian
Since 2011, we’ve seen the release of Ocarina of Time 3D for the Nintendo 3DS, as well as The Wind Waker HD for the Nintendo Wii U. Both titles have been well received and it has led to numerous discussions about what will be the next Zelda remake. Given the similarities of the game engine between Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask, it seemed like a no-brainer that Majora’s Mask would eventually get the 3D treatment for the Nintendo 3DS.
Would you rather see Majora’s Mask 3D for the Nintendo 3DS, or a Majora’s Mask HD remake for the Nintendo Wii U? Make the jump to hear my thoughts.
August 25th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora
Tales of Xillia 2, a Japanese RPG that was very recently released in North America, has apparently been blessed with it’s own little Zelda reference. It is nothing huge, but it is certainly a pleasure to see a Zelda Easter egg in any new game.
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August 24th, 2014 by Mases Hagopian
Ocarina of Time is one of the greatest games Nintendo has ever made and it’s become apparent that Nintendo will do everything it can to recycle that game over and over. It released on the N64, and then re-released alongside the Master Quest on the GameCube. It was released yet again as part of the Zelda Collector’s Edition on the GameCube, and then when the Nintendo Wii launched, Ocarina of Time was one of the first games on the virtual console. Jump ahead to 2011 and Ocarina of Time was graphically upgraded for its Nintendo 3DS release.
Now that Nintendo has made the Wind Waker HD… it makes me think that it is inevitable that Nintendo will eventually make an Ocarina of Time HD as well. With Hyrule Warriors coming out this year, Zelda Wii U sometime in 2015, and of course the possibility of Majora’s Mask 3D, as well as the next new Zelda title for the 3DS, the Zelda series looks to be a bit crowded in 2014 and 2015. Ocarina of Time HD seems like such a sure-fire way for Nintendo to pull that much needed extra bit of revenue. So what do you think, will Ocarina of Time HD ever be made? Make the jump to hear my thoughts.
August 24th, 2014 by Mases Hagopian
Our A Link to the Past Walkthrough has received another upgrade, with both the Misery Mire and Turtle Rock chapters being completely redone with all new screenshots. With this update, it leaves just Ganon’s Tower and the final battle to complete, which I will be working on over the next few days. I wanted to knock out the A Link to the Past guide before I dive deep into our Hyrule Warriors Walkthrough. As always your thoughts and criticisms are much appreciated.
August 23rd, 2014 by Colonel-Majora
A recent video from the Bitblock YouTube channel has shown off a Zelda-themed village in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. There is a lot to see outside, but the houses themselves have neat stuff inside, too.
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August 23rd, 2014 by Mases Hagopian
A few months back the folks over at GameXplain did their usual indepth analysis of the trailer for the upcoming Zelda Wii U. This time around they are back, with an all round discussion of not only the trailer for the Zelda Wii U, but all other details that we currently know of the game. Clocking in at over 40 minutes, it’s a pretty solid discussion taking us through some brief history of Zelda, filled with their own opinions. Go ahead and make the jump to check out the video embed.
August 23rd, 2014 by Mark Olson
As a longtime fan of the Zelda franchise, I have played through my fair share of Zelda introductions. Some have worked extraordinarily well, throwing you directly into the action while allowing you to learn the ropes. Others haven’t been as successful. I won’t look at each and every introduction to a Zelda game; instead, I will only look at opening acts that I feel are different enough (either in structure or quality) from others in the series to merit a mention.
August 23rd, 2014 by LukeSaturn
With the new attention Nintendo has finally put on downloadable content, their eShops for the 3DS and Wii U have tapped a whole new market that was being only halfheartedly satisfied before. Thankfully, this advent has given us the ability to download older Zelda games without having to buy the normally adjoining consoles, and recently, these retro downloadables have charted on the 3DS quite well. Click the jump to find out more.
August 23rd, 2014 by Justin Marcoux
Legend of Zelda games have the ability to make us laugh, jump for joy, and sometimes even shed tears. In this video, a young girl cries because she has beaten A Link Between Worlds, tearfully saying how she doesn’t want the adventure to be over.This is undoubtedly one of the cutest videos you will ever see, so hit the jump to take a look. Read more…