Upcoming Jakks Pacific Figures Includes Several Zelda Characters

jkp2Jakks Pacific toy company is currently producing several new lines of Nintendo figures, including a handful of characters from The Legend of Zelda series. Just a few months ago, the toy company had only released a single Link figure in the form of Skyward Sword. In a reveal of their upcoming wave of figures, you might be pleased to hear that Skull Kid, Toon Ganondorf, Ocarina of Time Link, and a Wind Waker Micro World play set will be released throughout 2015.

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RPG Elements in Zelda

KefkaFor nearly as long as the Zelda franchise has existed, so has the debate as to whether or not any game in the series is an RPG. Though I would not go so far as to call any game in the Zelda series a straight-up Roleplaying Game, the incorporation of elements from the genre is an inarguable facet of Zelda’s structure, as well as its progression into the modern age of gaming. Now, let us wade through murky waters and look at the RPG elements that made it into the series and some that didn’t.

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Miyamoto Details How Much There Is To Do In Zelda Wii U’s Overworld

SMShigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma recently showed us some gameplay for the upcoming Zelda game for the Wii U. While most people loved the look and are now more excited than ever for what the rest of the game could be like, other people expressed concern that there didn’t appear to be much to do in the overworld. One of the big complaints about Twilight Princess was that, although the was a vast Hyrule to explore, things to find were too few and far between which has led to a certain amount of worry that Zelda Wii U will have the same problem. However, YouTube channel iJustine has managed to obtain some information from Shigeru Miyamoto about what will make Hyrule worth exploring.

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Koji Kondo’s Favorite Theme

Hyrule-FieldSince the very beginning, Koji Kondo has been the man behind the many melodies that have in many ways helped define the Legend of Zelda as we know it. From the title screen themes, to a few notes that turn back time, or even the simple sound effects that ring in our ears. Kondo has composed piece after piece to accompany our adventures with the most fitting tunes. What about Kondo’s Adventures? What song do you think he finds most enjoyable through his quest in Hyrule? If the thumbnail wasn’t enough of a hint, Kondo’s favorite theme is Ocarina of Time’s “Overworld” theme. Hit the jump to find out why. Read more…

Miyamoto Confirms Amiibo Functionality in Zelda Wii U

B5FPIVwCQAohiT3.jpg-large Nintendo’s Amiibo figures became quite popular following their launch in November. They have been especially useful to Zelda players due to their compatibility with Hyrule Warriors. Now with details about the upcoming Wii U Legend of Zelda title being more freely discussed, many fans are wondering whether Amiibo will serve any function in the game. Well, wonder no longer because according to a recent interview with Shigeru Miyamoto, they will!

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Culture Shock: The Truth of Majora’s Identity

UntitledThe Game Theorists are known for making some really mind-blowing content when revealing poential origins of game content, and this episode of Culture Shock is no different. In the final part of Gaijin Goombah’s Majora’s Mask analysis, the real legend that Majora itself could be based on is looked at, and it is a tragic story to say the least.

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Dawn of the First Day: Why Majora’s Mask is Unique

Moon-fallEarly last month, Nintendo announced in a Nintendo Direct that, over three years after the release of “Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D,” “Majora’s Mask” is officially slated for a 3D release at some point next spring. The aim of my project here is to reflect on a game which, far beyond being merely the sequel to “Ocarina of Time,” is, in my view, one of the most significant pieces of art in modern times. While the release date for “Majora’s Mask 3D” has not been publicized at this point, my goal is to write regular reflections on different facets of the game, in the hopes that, by the time it is released, I will have articulated just what about this game strikes me as irrevocably moving.

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Learn How To Make Link’s Scarf From Hyrule Warriors

FQFLDLII3H4TP6Z.MEDIUMWith the release of Hyrule Warriors, several fans have been interested in getting their hands on Link’s scarf, something completely new to his design. This easy, step-by-step tutorial shows how you can create this unique item for cosplay or a cool gift idea for the holiday season. If you missed out on the Limited Edition scarf or if you’re simply interested in sewing or embroidery, click the jump for more information!

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We Are Back Up and Running Smoothly

2559086-wind+wakerHurray! The server troubles appear to be behind us and we are now fully functional. We were able to diagnose what was wrong and we have fixed the problem. The website should now be running smoother than it has in quite some time. In the coming hours we are going to be transferring both the walkthrough pages and the wiki pages to use the brand new layout that we have recently launched. Regular news and article update will be resuming shortly. Thanks again for your patience.

Server Troubles: Please Bear With Us

ErrorsHey guys, we have been having off and on server trouble for much of Wednesday and the early part of Thursday. We have been working hard to diagnose what is causing these server errors, and making every effort to get the website fully functional. The brand new server we recently moved to is more powerful than our previous one, but it will take a bit of optimization before everything is running smoothly. Please bear with us while we try to get the site fully functional. Thanks for understanding.

Zelda Dungeon v21 Released: Many New Changes

New-ThemeIt has been over 3 years since the last time we revamped the site layout, but today I’d like to introduce the newest version of Zelda Dungeon. This much needed change makes several upgrades to the website, while also staying true to many familiar functions that you’ve come to love. It’s worth noting that during this transition period, there are quite a few lingering errors and edits that need to be worked out before the website has completely shifted to the new layout. We will be working throughout the day to get all pages converted over, and throughout the next few weeks to fully realize this change. For a full breakdown of all the changes with the new theme, go ahead and make the jump.

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Grezzo Confirmed to be Developing Majora’s Mask 3D

Majoras_mask_3d-220x124According to the Australian Classification Board, it has been confirmed that Grezzo will be developing the Majora’s Mask 3D remake. You might recall Grezzo’s previous involvement with their hand in the DSiWare Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition as well their spectacular work with Ocarina of Time 3D. If you liked how those turned out, your expectations should match up well. Hit the jump for more information. Read more…

Link in League of Legends

skin_1402835863_760px_42523_1League of Legends has become extremely popular in the past few years and millions of people around the world play it everyday. As with any popular game, there are people out there that will find ways to mod the game. Luckily for us Zelda fans, someone has created a Link skin for League of Legends! The skin is for the champion Garen. It’s not only the skin that changes either; the attacks look different as well. Each of the Link’s attacks involve the Triforce, which is pretty cool. The only thing that doesn’t change is his voice.

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Fan-Made Zora Engagement Ring

We all know the story of the Zora Sapphire, appropriately called the Zora’s Engagement Ring. Not only is it the last Spiritual Stone needed to open the Temple of Time, but it’s also an agreement (or curse, however you wish to view it) between Link and our beloved Princess Ruto. Wouldn’t it be lovely to feel the way Ruto felt as she spoke those vows to our poor hero? Well, one man made it possible. Megathor4242 from reddit had a unique replica of the Zora’s Sapphire made into an engagement ring.

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