PAXWith less than a month to go before the release of Hyrule Warriors in North America, and with information about the game being released quite regularly, it will be great to finally be able to put the game through it’s paces. There have been several events which have had Hyrule Warriors available for people to play but they have all come and gone. However, Nintendo has announced some specific plans for the game at this year’s Penny Arcade Expo.

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GhirahimThe official Super Smash Bros. Facebook page has posted a screenshot confirming Ghirahim as an Assist Trophy in the upcoming 3DS/Wii U game. What he actually does is still a mystery, but this is quite big news, nonetheless.

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Collection Spotlight: Gifts from Grandma

Tyler TagAugust 21st, 2014 by Tyler Tag

005Hello friends. I’m glad to be back once again to bring you all another Collection Spotlight. This week, we travel all the way to Belgium to hear from Dylan. Dylan is in possession of a couple Zelda items that he can brag about because there are not any others like them. Just like our favorite hero in green, Dylan’s grandma is a generous giver and has made for him these one of a kind items. Hit the jump to see what unique items Dylan has received from his grandma as well as the rest of his collection!
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Zelda Wii U Available for Pre-Order on Amazon

Joe GajewskiAugust 21st, 2014 by Joe Gajewski

Zelda-U-CoverZelda Wii U isn’t set to be released for some time now, but it is already available for preorder on Amazon. Could this game be the product of the video teasers from several months ago?

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Neat Boss Key and Small Key Trinkets for Sale

Tyler TagAugust 21st, 2014 by Tyler Tag

masterkeyscombo_photo1_1024x1024Not only is it “dangerous to go alone”, but you never know when you will walk through a dungeon and need an extra small key or boss key. Thankfully, Jon Kay over at fangamer has created some nifty keychains that can be kept conveniently with your other keys. Hit the jump to check out these awesome gifts for any Zelda fan!

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The Fans Spoke Out, and Were Given Zant and Ghirahim

Jacob CarpenterAugust 20th, 2014 by Jacob Carpenter

zantWould you be as excited for Hyrule Warriors if Zant and Ghirahim weren’t playable? According to an interview between GameInformer and Youske Hayashi, one of the game’s producers, Koei Tecmo only made them playable because of fan outcry. Check out the short quote after the jump.

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Hyrule-Warriors-141As many may know, Hyrule Warriors is nearing its release in North America, and many fans have gotten to try the installment from various events.  Zelda fans in Japan are lucky enough to already have the game, and thus, tons of new information keeps makings its way online.  Game analysis enthusiasts GameXplain managed to get their hands on a Japanese Import of the title, and have been releasing Hyrule Warriors videos every other day.  Recently, GameXplain published a video showcasing gameplay of Princess Ruto taking out hoards of enemies in the Free Play Mode of Hyrule Warriors, which you can see after the jump.

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alsa_logoRecently, a new challenge has taken the world by storm, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This challenge had been created by the ALS Association in order to raise money for research for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.) The challenge is fairly simple, people are nominated to take the challenge, and they record a video of them first stating who they are nominating and then having ice water poured on them. If the nominees don’t post a video within 24 hours, they must donate a sum of money to the ALS Association. Recently, Zelda Universe had called out Reggie Fils-Aime to take the challenge, and he has responded. Hit the jump to see the tweet!

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Hyrule Warriors Treasure Box Pre-Order Set Unboxing

Colonel-MajoraAugust 19th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

hyrule-warriors-treasure-box-2__largeNow that Japan has recieved Hyrule Warriors, the Treasure Box pre-order sets are arriving to people’s homes. NintenDaan on YouTube has graciously made a video of him unboxing the set, giving us another close-up look at the items inside, and a peek inside some of the art book’s pages.

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Jason Rappaport Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Jacob CarpenterAugust 19th, 2014 by Jacob Carpenter

Ice-bucket-220x220The ALS Association is currently raising money for research for people with Lou Gehrig’s disease, which currently has no cure, and Jason Rappaport, head of Zelda Universe, recently took the ALS Ice Bucket challenge.

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What’s your verdict on Ravio’s Shop?

Liam OrthAugust 19th, 2014 by Liam Orth

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It’s been about a year since the release of A Link Between Worlds, and the hype has finally settled for the title.  But for today, I’ll be drawing us back into a debate for the installment.  A Link Between Worlds featured something that stood out to a lot of us, something to definitely note, and something a Zelda title had never experienced beforehand: Ravio’s Shop.

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Hyrule-Warriors-OoT-27With Hyrule Warriors release in Japan, we’ve been gaining a lot of information and footage the last few days.  And with Hyrule Warriors’ release drawing near North America, we’ve been ever-so impatient to get our hands on the next installment of the Zelda Series.

Recently, footage showcasing Link sporting his Ocarina of Time Costume has been uploaded via YouTube, and you can see it after the jump.  I think we’ve all been waiting for the chance to watch Link wiping out hoards of enemies in his classic attire.  Pre-ordering the title at Gamestop will score you his Ocarina of Time Costume, along with Princess Zelda’s.

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Zelda Surprise Bag at a Convention

Joe GajewskiAugust 18th, 2014 by Joe Gajewski

hyrule warriors trasureA popular Youtube channel, NintenDaan, posted a video yesterday of a “Zelda Surprise Bag” that they bought at a convention. They purchased it for 15 euros, however the bag stated that it was a 25 euro value. What did they find upon opening it?

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Along with some of the newer Zelda merchandise that’s been making it’s way on the market recently, Club Nintendo has also caught on with another exclusive piece of their own. Club Nintendo Europe and Australia members can redeem a reasonable 4000 Stars in exchange for what you might imagine any Hylian gamer with a 3DS XL carrying case to use.

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Screen Shot 2014-08-15 at 4.51.00 PMMore soundtrack segments for Hyrule Warriors are available this time around, and we’re in for a treat! Parts four and five cover some very nice arrangements, both original and remastered melodies. Fans can finally get a sense of what the soundtrack will be like for the anticipated title, so hit the jump to take a listen! Read more…