Majora’s Mask

Link and Majora's MaskMany videogames borrow from world mythology for their settings, enemies, items and so on. The Legend of Zelda is no stranger to this. It frequently borrows from Japanese mythology, European folklore and many other places. Majora’s Mask took a very different route with this, much like many other things in the game and borrowed plenty of things whose roots are African. Gaijin Goombah takes a look at this in three parts, starting with the bosses. Watch the video after the break!
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Hyrule-Warriors-Costumi-DLC-06-NintendOn-672x372We had already heard from different sources, including Nintendo themselves, that we were getting new color variations, a new Adventure Mode map, and one more Legend Mode stage in the newest DLC pack for Hyrule Warriors- The Master Quest DLC Pack. But, oh boy, does it go much further than that. According to the European eShop, we’re getting a lot more than we expected with this DLC pack, and you can find the details after the jump.

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98eebd74ebf73fecddd8f14c5efd2825_largeIt’s always been a dream of owning all the masks in Majora’s Mask (might I add, owning them in real life).  Have you ever dreamed of owning them?  If so, Zelda fans, your prayers have been answered.  There’s a new Kickstarter Campaign going on right now, and it promises to deliver real-life replicas of every mask in Majora’s Mask; however, at an expensive cost. Check out more after the jump.


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ZUMany fans would argue whether there should be a remake of a Zelda game, or a brand new concept all together. The way things are headed currently, we’re seeing two brand new concepts for the Zelda series. Although, there are also fans itching to hear the announcement of Majora’s Mask 3D, or Majora’s Mask HD, while others want to see more footage of Zelda U.  We’re here to discuss which Zelda titles you’d prefer.

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Majora’s Mask 3D or Majora’s Mask HD?

Mases HagopianAugust 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.

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Should Future Zelda Games Have a Time Limit?

Joe GajewskiAugust 17th, 2014 by Joe Gajewski

tumblr_mb7e7uLH0W1r300b1Most of the games have a common theme; rescue the princess, gather the Triforce, etc. And that’s great! People want to fight for Hyrule! But somewhere through the journey, people are bound to lose the drive to keep going. The ability to fail, get back up again, and try again, might make some people more lax toward the plot. Knowing that the world will have to wait until you can beat the temples kind of takes off some pressure.

However, I believe that an ultimatum is key to keep someone playing.

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majora's mask 3D Recently, a rumor has surfaced that Nintendo may be working on some sort of remaster to be released in 2015, which could very easily be a Zelda title. The rumor has come from Twitter, and just may have some weight behind it.

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imagesWith all the talk of Hyrule Warriors and Zelda U, the thought of a Majora’s Mask remake has slipped the minds of many of us. However, Club Nintendo of Japan sent out a new wallpaper that may be teasing a Majora’s Mask remake.

Hit the jump to see the wallpaper!

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The Majora’s Mask Fan Project Resurfaces

Davis RojasAugust 5th, 2014 by Davis Rojas

Majora's Mask The mysterious project has come to light once more, with a new video detailing the design process, and information on exactly what it is, and what it is it trying to accomplish.

Follow more on the Majora’s Mask project after the jump.

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Majora’s Mask “Milk Bar” Cover

BrookeAugust 4th, 2014 by Brooke

Screen Shot 2014-08-04 at 1.33.39 AM“Milk Bar” from Majora’s Mask is one of the most catchiest songs from the series, and a YouTube artist by the name of SadToyCats recently released an excellent cover of the song. He features guitar, piano, tambourine, and a rhythmic clapping to complete his catchy tune.

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Majora’s Mask Has The 9th Best Grim Reaper

Kevin DoughtyJuly 28th, 2014 by Kevin Doughty

GTThere are many countdown subjects where you would expect a game from the Zelda series to appear at some point like fun boss battles, useful items and great puzzles. One aspect you may not expect to see an entry from the Zelda series on is a list of the top 10 grim reapers in video games. Surprisingly, an encounter in Majora’s Mask has made 9th place on Game Trailers’ list.

Find out who it was after the jump!

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imagesFans might have come across an interesting leak this week when some pics of what looks like a product label was set aside for Majora’s Mask at a Target in Canada were posted on The label has caused a lot of discussion on whether it is a hoax or an unintentional leak revealing what might be out later on this year. So far a place has been set aside for the game with a price of $44.99 and a release date of 12/31/2014.

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Operation: Moonfall Posters For Sale Now

MaanavLinkJuly 14th, 2014 by MaanavLink

kickstarter-logoLast September a Kickstarter project had been started by Lyndon Willoughby to fund a poster series. This series is a collection of unofficial Operation Moonfall posters commemorating all the project had done for the fan base. Finally, after ten months of waiting, the posters are ready to be purchased.

Hit the jump to get the link to the online store, and to see some of the art being sold!  Read more…

72850_screenshots_2012-09-16_00003Those of you familiar with mods for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim might be familiar with past versions of a Zelda themed mod called Relics of Hyrule. Recently, the Relics of Hyrule mod has been updated to version 5.23, this time featuring a few masks from Majora’s Mask shown in the trailer.

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Majora opera demo eight previewM. Bulteau has recently released Demo #8 for his Majora’s Mask opera. This demo in particular has Majora singing lyrics that perfectly match with its theme song as well as its fighting theme for Majora’s Incarnation.

Skull Kid makes an appearance during the video as well and is shown to be under the mask’s spell while Majora is taunting him by wishing to ‘play a game’ with him. All in all, the video itself is pretty creepy and perfectly shows how Skull Kid has unknowingly been taken over by the mask and is being coerced into doing something that he would normally wouldn’t even consider.

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Majora's MaskOne of my favorite things about the holiday season was my chocolate advent calender – not that I knew that it was called that at the time – and even now, as an adult, sometimes I feel the urge to go out and buy one for myself for no other reason than because it’s enjoyable. There is now a Kickstarter project attempting to market themed advent calendars, starting with Majora’s Mask. Hit the jump to see what this fan cooked up!

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Lyrical Associations with The Legend of Zelda

A childhood obsession with The Legend of Zelda series is a difficult thing to put behind you as an adult. All it takes is the crow of a bird to send my mind into a spiral of nostalgia, reminiscing about the first time I gazed upon the sheer terror of Ganon’s Castle in Ocarina of Time.

The Legend of Zelda has never provided us with an ending song such as Xenoblade Chronicles’ ‘Beyond the Sky’ or The Last Story’sToberu Mono.’ Never has the series ended with a song that succinctly sums up the experience of the game through verse.

That’s why when I listen to the lyrics of some songs, I just can’t help but let my mind wonder back to those times spent with a controller in hand, Link on my screen and an adventure beckoning. The following is a look at some lyrics from songs that I have come to associate with The Legend of Zelda.

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Majora Q&A Released

MaanavLinkJune 23rd, 2014 by MaanavLink

454192927_640Musician M. Bulteau has recently released a Q&A video on YouTube answering questions surrounding his current project, MajoraMajora will be an opera based on the events of Majora’s Mask, with a few major changes. A major change that is revealed in the Q&A is the exclusion of Link and focuses on Kafei.

Think this change is outrageous? Hit the jump to see the Q&A and see the reason why the change is made!

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Majora's MaskWe are now past E3, our favorite gaming event of the year, and all the interviews are in. Besides our own exclusive interviews, other sites and organizations had their own questions to ask the shot callers over at Nintendo. NZgamer arranged a meeting with Mr. Takashi Tezuka, one of the folks who work so hard to bring us Zelda, to discuss some of the titles announced this year, but managed to sneak in a question about the one game many of us were looking forward to the most: Majora’s Mask 3D.

Hit the jump to see what he said and find out what it means for us!

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60 Second Review: Majora’s Mask

Kevin DoughtyJune 18th, 2014 by Kevin Doughty

60 SecondIt is always interesting hearing someone else’s opinion of a game as views and experiences can vary greatly from player to player. Majora’s Mask divided fans of the series especially with how different it was compared to its predecessor, Ocarina of Time. YouTube channel 60 Second Gaming has recently released a video detailing their thoughts on the game.

Take the jump to see what they thought of it!

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majorasmaskZelda enthusiasts, we have received some potentially great news for the long awaited Majoras Mask 3D.  Grezzo, the creators of Ocarina of Time 3D, and Four Swords Adventure: Anniversary Edition, has released an article showing they are in need of staff to fill positions for a new game they are creating.

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Aonuma Hears Our Cry for Majora’s Mask Remake

SkyruleArcherJune 14th, 2014 by SkyruleArcher

majora__s_mask_by_doctor_g-d3d0iuyMany Zelda fans, including myself, were hoping that Nintendo would surprise us with the announcement of a Majora’s Mask remake during Treehouse Live, which took place this past week. Unfortunately, this didn’t happen, and many were left dissapointed. By this time, I’m sure many fans think that their cries for a remake have not been heard, but according to an interview with Mr. Eiji Aonuma, they have.

Hit the jump to read the interview!

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masksWhether or not Majora’s Mask is better than Ocarina of Time has been debated for many years, but now there is one thing that we can all agree on: there were some great masks in the second N64 Zelda game. Some masks were fairly easy to obtain whereas others required lengthy side quests, but it didn’t always mean that the more effort required to get the mask meant a more useful mask. Alanna Okun from BuzzFeed has put together, what she considers, to be the ‘definitive’ ranking of all the masks Link can possess.

Take the jump for a link to the list!

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Waiting-for-the-Dawn-Artwork-2-300x300Rozen, an online composer, has released two fantastic remakes of some of Majora’s Mask‘s music. Rozen specializes in orchestral pieces, and he has done well to make these classic tunes feel truly epic.

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1 Archaois of Zelda Informer is currently making his way through Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask over at his Twitch page, but rather than play them both seperately, he has decided to player them at the same time with only one controller He is making great headway, considering the clearly difficult control scheme.

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Greed and Hatred: A History of the Sheikah

Former StaffApril 25th, 2014 by Former Staff


It’s no secret that the Zelda universe is filled with many different races, some humanoid, like the Gerudo and the Kokiri, and some with traits from other creatures, like the Zoras and the Mogmas. And while none of the races have any extensive backstory behind their presence in the land of Hyrule, it seems that there could be one for the the Sheikah, also known as the Messengers of the Goddess. Through many subtle clues and much research, one can see the shadow of a story behind the Sheikah race, and it is, unfortunately, not a happy one.

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MajorasMaskMaskA Kickstarter campaign to create wearable life-sized replicas of Majora’s Mask has exceeded its goal of raising $1,700. In total, 19 backers have pledged $6,685 to the project so far, with 24 days left to go before the deadline. The creation of the masks is related to the “Happy Mask Campaign” being organised by Operation Moonfall.

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UntitledLyndon Willoughby, designer of the original Operation Moonfall posters and coordinator of the new April/May campaigns has created two new silkscreen poster designs. They are not actually related to Operation Moonfall itself, but they are still awesome Majora’s Mask artworks.

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Details on New Operation Moonfall Campaign

Colonel-MajoraMarch 31st, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledOperation Moonfall, the continuing campaign to get a 3D remake of Majora’s Mask, has just received a rather large update. The people running the Operation have given new opportunities for fans to get involved and show Nintendo that they are serious when they say that Majora’s Mask should have a remake.

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9897978Lyndon Willoughby, a notable member of the popular fan campaign Operation Moonfall recently made a statement urging fans to keep an eye on the Operation Moonfall Twitter for some big news in the upcoming week regarding a new project. The upcoming plans are a secret right now but he did mention that apparently this upcoming announcement will include some of greatest artists in the world.

Jump inside to check it out for yourself.

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Two Awesome Majora’s Mask Replicas

Colonel-MajoraMarch 16th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

MM2A replica prop maker named Tobias Lungaard Larson has made some truly impressive models of Majora’s Mask from the Zelda game of the same name. Over the course of eight months, Tobius has created very detailed molds of the mask and has painted one in the original color scheme, and the other in what he calls a “dark” style.

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BedZOUNA Reddit-user has posted a picture purportedly showing an image of Majora’s Mask they found drawn on a park sidewalk. Follow the jump to see the piece of Zelda-inspired graffiti in full. Read more…

Amazing realistic Deku Scrub painting

ParkerFebruary 25th, 2014 by Parker

Deku Scrub ThumbnailIn January, Zelda Dungeon reported on a collection of incredibly realistic Zelda artwork produced by online artist Nate Hallinan including hyper-detailed depictions of a Goron and a Skulltula. At the time, Hallinan was working on a realistic re-imagining of the forest-dwelling Deku Scrub as well, having already produced a series of preliminary sketches. He recently put the finishing touches on his Deku Scrub painting, and it can be seen in full after the jump.

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Fan Made Majora’s Mask

Former StaffFebruary 24th, 2014 by Former Staff

Preview There are so many artists that have made awesome versions of Majora’s Mask, yet this campaign for a Kickstarter by Camille Young is by far the most creative. Camille has created “Oni” masks, meaning devil or demon from Japanese literature. The masks resemble Majora’s Mask and are made from resin that she casted and carved herself! She has gathered a group of artists to paint their own wearable Majora’s Masks with their own style! The masks even have a black mesh in the corner of the eyes so that whoever is wearing the mask will be able to see. She is planning on selling blank and painted Oni masks by different artists on a Kickstarter that should be coming soon. Hit the jump to see final versions of the masks!

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majora's mask artworkLast week, I dissected how the events of Ocarina of Time had such a negative effect on Link in his journey that he would most assuredly be a prime candidate for being a victim of clinical depression, as well as potentially experiencing survivor’s guilt. However, there is evidence to suggest that in Majora’s Mask, the Zelda game known for its dark undertones, Link actually has an emotional turnaround, and by the time his adventure in Termina is over, he is well on the road to recovery. Hit the jump to read why!

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