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IGN’s Zelda Wii U Rewind Theater

IGN-LogoAfter the recent Zelda Wii U gameplay reveal from Nintendo at the Video Game Awards, IGN editors Jose Otero and Marty Sliva have taken a closer look at the footage, picking out specifics and theorizing on possible narratives for the game. Make the jump to check out their in depth analysis!

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Pop Fiction Examines the Deku Butler’s Son

Deku_Butler's_SonOver at GameTrailers there is a new episode of Pop Fiction examining the sad story of the Deku Butler’s son in Majora’s Mask. Over the decade and a half since the release of the game, players have been frustrated at their inability to help the Deku Butler restore his son to life, or to send his soul on to a peaceful end. So, can this little NPC be resurrected? Hit the jump to see the episode.

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Zelda Makes Its Way Onto IGN’s Top 125 Nintendo Games List

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To celebrate Nintendo’s 125th anniversary as a company, IGN have released a special video showing their list of the top 125 Nintendo games ever made. As expected, Zelda is mentioned frequently in the video, making it into the list with almost every game in the series. Take the jump to see which Zelda games take which positions, and which games didn’t make the cut. Read more…

Zelda Games Nominated for Four Golden Joystick Awards

image_324335_460As Hyrule Warriors is just over the horizon and we are being teased with Zelda U, despite its 2015 release date, it’s hard for fans to remember that this year has been big for the Zelda series, even without those two titles considered. The Legend of Zelda has had quite a good 2014 with the solid release of A Link Between Worlds for the Nintendo 3DS, as well as the HD remastering of Wind Waker for the Wii U. As the Golden Joystick awards draw near, our beloved series has been nominated for four of the awards. Find out what games and what awards, following the jump!

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Hyrule Warriors Prima Guide Details

hyrule-warriors-guideUp until now, details have been scarce concerning what would be included in the official guide for Hyrule Warriors. However, Prima Games has opted to disclose information on everything that will be included with the guide, should you choose to purchase it. Are you curious about its contents?

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Famitsu Reveals Fi as a Playable Character and More

Fi picThere is a 100% chance that this week’s Famitsu has confirmed that Fi, the spirit of the Master Sword, is playable in Hyrule Warriors. While the official Twitter has been hinting at it for the last couple of days, it is now official. In addition, Famitsu has released a few other details concerning Skyward Sword representation in the game.

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Gunman Clive Dev Cancels His Zelda-Inspired Project

Quest_Story-220x131Bertil Hörberg, an indie developer who gained significant attention as the man behind the Mega Man-inspired side-scrolling shooter Gunman Clive, has cancelled a top-down adventure game that would have borrowed heavily from Nintendo’s Zelda series. He will instead focus his attention on bringing the recently announced Gunman Clive 2 to the 3DS eShop and mobile platforms. Follow the jump for more information on the abandoned project.  Read more…

Famitsu Reveals New Playable Characters in Hyrule Warriors

AgithaIt’s a good day for Twilight Princess fans, as Famitsu has revealed some new information about Hyrule Warriors, and a good portion of it includes characters you may be familiar with. In addition to announcing two new playable characters, we also know of a few other veterans returning from Twilight Princess.

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A Link Between Worlds is GameTrailers Top Pick

gametrailersThe folks over on GameTrailers have collected up a list of the top ten games on the 3DS. Zelda fans may or may not be surprised to discover that out of all the games they listed on the latest top ten, A Link Between Worlds tops their list as the #1 game of the system. They credit the perfect mix of traditional gameplay an multiple paths of progression towards the success of the game among everything else on the list.

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Why A Link Between Worlds Did Not Have Live Orchestral Music

UntitledRyo Nagamatsu, composer for A Link Between Worlds, recently discussed with Official Nintendo Magazine why the game’s music had the sound of a synthetic orchestra rather than a live one. It is certainly interesting that a live orchestra was not used, as many Zelda fans expect that kind of music in games nowadays.

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