Posts in category: Legend of Zelda

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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Adorable Phantom Hourglass 3D Acrylic Nail Art

mqdefaultZelda fans are always coming up with creative ways to wear their favorite franchise on their sleeves, but how about wearing it on their nails? Well, YouTube nail artist MaGa DollieLife has found a way. Though she’s not the first to do Zelda nail art, her art is unique in that she uses acrylic nail polish and the designs are 3D! MaGa DollieLife lays out the steps to creating a 3D acrylic nail art Triforce, Toon Link, and Ciela the fairy from Phantom Hourglass in her engaging DIY video.

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Top 5 Most-Useful Masks in Majora’s Mask

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Hey there, guys! Long time no see, eh?  I haven’t made an editorial in quite a while, and I’ve felt pretty bad about that.  So sorry!  But I’m here now, so let’s get to it! Majora’s Mask 3D is releasing Spring 2015, that’s only a few months away.  So what better way to commend to the glorious remake, than to write an editorial about it? When you think of Majora’s Mask, what do you think of? The adventure?  The characters?  Or (hidden in plain sight) the masks?  We’re going to look through all the some of the best masks in the game. Ones that are ‘Most-useful’, to say the least. Press the Jump to start.

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Piece of Heart: Acts of Communion

Link-drinking-Milk-the-legend-of-zelda-32705249-1024-738-3500Welcome to Piece of Heart, where we look at The Legend of Zelda series through the eyes of a literary professor and examine how the literary elements found in the games enhance the overall experience. Literature is a beating heart that pumps its influence into even the furthest reaches of this celestial body, and each literary example that exists in The Legend of Zelda is a piece of that heart. Every two weeks we’ll cover a different chapter of Thomas C. Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor and examine what components of the lesson appear throughout the Zelda series.

This week’s lesson is titled “Nice to Eat with You: Acts of Communion” and states that the act of sharing a meal with someone is often written intentionally to show emotional development between characters. The way the food is eaten and the type of food affect the meal’s purpose, just as breaking bread signifies peace. Whatever the situation, a communion has the literary implication of: a coming together, of sharing, of uniting under a common trait, of getting along, and of disunity when used ironically.

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Nintendo UK Free Hylian Crest Keychain Offer

imageThe Official Nintendo UK Store is offering free key chains from popular Nintendo franchises, The Legend of Zelda being one of them. The Legend of Zelda keychain is a rubber Hylian Shield. Aside from Zelda, the keychains feature the franchises of Mario, Donkey Kong, and Yoshi. The promotion is only available online and ends on December 24th, 2014.

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Gossip Stone: Will There Be New Sidequests In Majora’s Mask 3D?

CTR_JOKER_TS_UKV_v01.inddWith Majora’s Mask being remade for the 3DS, there’s no telling what adjustments and changes will be made. But what about additions? Perhaps gameplay-extending additions, like sidequests? They’d certainly be a lot of fun, but would they add something among the likes of sidequests, and/or new items or weapons to gain from a new sidequest? Hit the jump to read more about the subject!

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Hiding Behind Masks: The Emotional Depth in Majora’s Mask Examined

is_that_your_true_face__by_littlemarie4-d5k4b2g“Majora’s Mask” is a tale of loneliness, betrayal, love, mortality, and unholy power– and that’s why we love it. Unlike any other Zelda game, “Majora’s Mask” is able to reach into the darkest depths of a gamer’s subconscious and drudge up all of the forgotten underlying reasons the gamer had begun playing video games in the first place. Majora attacked our weaknesses, and we were glad for it.

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Zelda Fan Creates The Legend of Zelda Level In Little Big Planet (Vita)

maxresdefaultZelda fans are all around us, and they span from many different fandoms, creating their own tributes to the franchise. Be it handmade, or digital, it’s always sure to put a smile on a fellow Zelda fan’s face. However, there seems to be one specific fan’s work we find quite intriguing. Reddit user Loudriver1977 created their own Zelda level in Little Big Planet for PS Vita, titled: The Legend of Zelda: Survival Forest. And you can check it out after the jump!

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60 Second Review of the Original Legend of Zelda

FotoFlexer_PhotoYoutube channel 60 Second Gaming recently released a sixty second review of the original “The Legend of Zelda”. The short and engaging video covers the aspects that make the game great, those that have earned it some criticism over the years, and even addresses the qualities of the original Legend of Zelda that fans have been yearning to see more of in recent games.

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It’s Dangerous to go Alone Time Lapse Painting

64467I am always a huge fan of Zelda themed artwork, and YouTube member Adam Scythe recently posted a time lapse video of a watercolor painting of a scene from The Legend of Zelda. The video is a little over three and a half minutes and covers almost two hours of work showing off his skills and recreating the famous scene from Legend of Zelda when the old man gave Link his first sword. The video shows you the whole process from early sketches to completed work.

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Zelda U Release Date is Expected to NOT be Delayed

The_Legend_of_Zelda_(2015),_Nintendo_E3_2014_Screenshoot Zelda U’s release date was mentioned first by Eiji Aonuma, producer, during a Nintendo Digital Event at E3 2014. Most fans however have probably decided that the chances of there being truth behind that are slim, considering Nintendo’s track record on keeping with their announced releases. But, this is certainly not the case! Find out more after the jump!

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10 Things Nintendo Wants You To Forget About Zelda

18j0yyeb7ukq2jpgThe Legend of Zelda is truly one of the most known classics in the gaming industry. With its rich adventures, awesome action, and legacy of the legend, it’s an impressionable game that you’ll never forget. Although, sometimes, we tend to overlook a few minor details that Nintendo wants you to forget. Maybe you don’t even know them. Need a bit of a refresher? Hit the jump for a trip down a forgotten road.

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