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Hyrule Warriors at Sydney Comic Con

Richard SaltmarshAugust 17th, 2014 by Richard Saltmarsh

OCC-games2014-607x284 Hyrule Warriors, Super Smash Bros and much more will be at this years Oz Comic Con in Brisbane and Sydney Australia. What does this mean for us in the States you might ask? Well not much unless you like to travel. It does mean that my friends in the bush will get there hands on a couple of this years most anticipated drops for Nintendo.

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Big Bosses in Hyrule Warriors

Richard SaltmarshAugust 16th, 2014 by Richard Saltmarsh

Ganondorf_in_the_Hyrule_Warriors_E3_TrailerWelcome all to the article of gigantic magnitude and some big spoilers. I am here to share with you a video that should wet your pallets, at least till you get your hands on Hyrule Warriors. Imagine this, all the bosses you have been waiting to see all in one place. The big, the scary, and the ones with a lot of teeth, im talking to you Imprisoned.

Read on for more big baddies.

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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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Volunteers Needed: We Want YOU For Zelda Dungeon

Mases HagopianAugust 14th, 2014 by Mases Hagopian

volunteer-neededInterested in helping write for the front page of Zelda Dungeon? With the pending release of Hyrule Warriors, we are looking for a few helping hands. In particular, we are looking to bring on board a few news writers, as well as writers to help with additional front-page projects we have in the pipeline. If you are interested in helping out, you can contact me directly on Skype to setup an interview. (Username: armochicken13).

At this time there is no age requirement to join the team, but I will require a sample piece of writing to assure the quality of writing is up to our standards. We look forward to hearing from you.

The First Review of Hyrule Warriors from Famitsu

Davis RojasAugust 10th, 2014 by Davis Rojas

Adventure-ModeIt’s no secret that Dynasty Warriors is one of Japan’s hottest sellers while Zelda has been struggling to keep ground there for a long time. Now the two series are getting together for a crossover extravaganza. But how exactly does the game fare in the eyes of Japanese gamers?

To see the results of the Famitsu review, follow after the jump.

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Skyward Sword DLC at Best Buy

Davis RojasAugust 10th, 2014 by Davis Rojas

screenshot0 First Club Nintendo; then Gamestop; then Amazon; and now Best Buy. Hyrule Warriors will be having all of its costume DLC split up to various retailers, including Best Buy, which has the Skyward Sword DLC costumes for Link and Zelda included with pre-orders.

Keep reading after the jump for more details.

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Hyrule Warriors: Adventure Mode Analysis

Davis RojasAugust 6th, 2014 by Davis Rojas

1 A new Hyrule Warriors direct has come and gone by; and while it may seem it didn’t leave much in it’s wake, there’s actually been a huge plethora of information to come out of this, such as the information regarding the new Adventure Mode map.

Want to learn more of what may be in store for Hyrule Warriors’ adventure mode? Follow the jump to find out.

 

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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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screenshot0 It’s time for nature to take back the land in this latest Hyrule Warriors trailer. In this, we get to see new character, Lana, stick it to the bad guys in more ways than one!

Follow the jump to cross the green mile!

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Zelda Dungeon Marathon 2014

JoshJuly 26th, 2014 by Josh

The 2014 Zelda Dungeon Marathon has begun! Come join the chat to take part in the stream and watch us as we play through the entirety of the Zelda series. The stream is embedded above, but you can click this link to reach the Zelda Dungeon twitch page and participate in the chat.

Zeldatower Hello Zelda fans. I’m back once again to bring you another Collection Spotlight. This feature has been very free and open to interpretation. As you have seen in the past, Spotlights come in all forms and sizes. There have been detailed lists, homemade items, close-up pictures, picture-less posts, and this week showcases a very short and sweet collection with a very rare item complete with pictures.

Michelle is a big fan of my favorite, Ocarina of Time. More specifically, she has a fond affection for the young Zelda from Ocarina of Time. Hit the jump so you can read about Michelle and her collection.

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aonumaPuzzles in the Legend of Zelda series have always been a significant component in its gameplay, especially in the more modern entries. In a recent interview with Nintendo’s Japanese website, Aonuma answered questions about the direction of the puzzle-solving aspects in Zelda for the Wii U. He spoke out about which types of puzzles he prefers, standard puzzles or ones that involve a “trick.”

Hit the jump to read the interview!

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GenGame3-e1341904826833Have you ever wanted to write for a video game website? Well now you can as our sister website GenGAME is in need of some extra writers. In particular we are looking for news reporters, as well as writers that can contribute blogs and opinionated editorials on the latest in the gaming world. There is no age requirement for volunteers, but there is a quality standard that must be reached, as well as a required level of commitment.

If you are interested in writing for GenGAME, you can contact Mases directly on Skype to setup an interview. (Skype Username: armochicken13).

aonumaIn a recent interview with Game Informer, Eiji Aonuma hinted at a possible multiplayer function in the next Zelda entry for the Wii U. When speaking about Hyrule Warriors, he implied that it will have this same two-player functionality and gave us small details about how it will be executed.

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500px-Kaepora_Gaebora_(Majora's_Mask)In a recent interview with Eiji Aonuma, it is confirmed that the new Zelda for Wii U will not be using the same hand-holding tactics used in other Zelda games. Many criticisms of Skyward Sword centered around the fact that before getting into the game, players had to undergo several hours of introductions and tutorials. This interview confirms that the new Zelda game will take on a new direction; tutorials will not be overdone and controls will be much more self-explanatory.

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Screen Shot 2014-06-15 at 2.52.33 PMOnly a few days after the Triforce Clock pre-order bonus from the premium box set of Hyrule Warriors was revealed, we now have images of the other two pre-order bonuses: the Hero’s Scarf and the Treasure Chest.

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We Want YOU for Zelda Dungeon: Volunteers Needed

Mases HagopianJune 13th, 2014 by Mases Hagopian

unclesamLinkIf you are interested in helping out the team here at Zelda Dungeon, we’d love to have you on board. We are currently looking for a variety of new volunteers to help improve the experience here at Zelda Dungeon, as well as at all of our external outlets, including our social media presence.

If you would like to apply, you can contact Mases directly on Skype, username: armochicken13. When initially contacting Mases, please include your full name, your age, your location, and a brief summary of what you’d like to contribute to the website. We’ll then follow up with you shortly after. We do ask that applicants are at least the age of 16.

linknotlink Soon after the Zelda U trailer was shown at Nintendo’s Digital Event, Mr. Aonuma left us with a comment that left us Zelda fans reeling; “No one said that was Link”. Across all forms of social media, fans were going nuts, believing that this new character to be Zelda, Colin, a child of Link, or just some unnamed female. Well, after all that theorizing, it turns out it was a joke!

Hit the jump to read the interview!

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Hyrule Warriors Release Date

SkyruleArcherJune 10th, 2014 by SkyruleArcher

hyrule-warriors-logo Today has been a big day for Zelda fans. We got a teaser trailer for Zelda Wii U, along with a new trailer and release date for Hyrule Warriors.

Hit the jump for the release date and some new screenshots!

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hyrule-warriors-logoThe latest trailer of the upcoming Hyrule Warriors from Techmo Koei has finally surfaced today at E3. This time we get a look at the gameplay of Princess Zelda, Midna, and Impa. We even get a few glimpses at some of the items they get to use in game and a few special moves. Keep watching because near the end we get a chance to see yet another familiar face.

Jump inside to check it out for yourself.

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E3 Reveals Zelda Wii U Hyrule Field and More

Josh TeichroebJune 10th, 2014 by Josh Teichroeb

Zelda Wii U 3Today on June 10th at Nintendo’s E3 conference we have been shown an epic trailer concerning the 2015 Wii U Zelda title, which remains unnamed. Along with many more awesome titles shown including Hyrule Warriors, Nintendo showed us a first look at the new Hyrule Field, the look of Link, and described how they wanted to go back to the roots of their franchise.

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Dragon Roost A Capella

DevonApril 30th, 2014 by Devon

download (2)If you have ever played The Wind Waker then you know the popular Dragon Roost Island theme. It’s upbeat, quick, and is something to tap your foot to. Well, YouTube user Smooth McGroove has created his own A Capella version of it completely by himself.

Hit the jump to listen!

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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.

Find out more about these costume Zelda replicas after the jump. Read more…

Announcing the Zelda Dungeon Twitch Team

BrianFebruary 22nd, 2014 by Brian

Twitch-tv-logo(1)You don’t have to wait until Zelda Dungeon’s 2014 Marathon to watch high quality live-streamed Zelda material! Beginning today, the newly created Zelda Dungeon Twitch Team will be streaming any and all Zelda-related content to our official channel on Twitch.tv. This team currently consists of Mases, the creator and owner of Dungeon Gaming Enterptises, Blake, one of the site’s wiki editors, and myself, Brian, an editorial and news writer. Hit the jump for more details.

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Fan Song: “Dawn of the Third Day”

ParkerFebruary 16th, 2014 by Parker

Dawn of the Third Day Zelda Parody SongFans of the Zelda series and country music are in for a treat. Youtuber Nathan Smith has posted a song that combines the soulful tone of the country genre with lyrics full of iconic Zelda imagery. Titled “Dawn of the Third Day,” it can be heard in its entirety after the jump. Read more…

Want to write for Zelda Dungeon?

DaveyDecember 10th, 2013 by Davey

now-hiringIf you think you’ve got what it takes to be a front page writer for Zelda Dungeon, then this is your time to apply! We’re looking for a few strong writers to volunteer for our team so we can improve and add some fresh ideas to the content that Zelda Dungeon publishes.

Hit the jump to see the requirements and how you can apply to become a new writer!

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Free Giveaway: 30 Free Link Plush Dolls

Mases HagopianNovember 23rd, 2013 by Mases Hagopian

the_legend_of_zelda_link_plush_toy_1FREE GIVEAWAY! We are giving away 30 Free Link Plush Dolls! Yes that’s right, 30 of them! Here’s how you can almost guarantee yourself a free plushie.

With A Link Between Worlds now available in stores, we are in need of additional editors over at our websites Wiki. This is an encyclopedia of everything related to the Legend of Zelda. We need your help to improve the quality of the Wiki and at new material about the newly released game. Here are the steps needed to take in order to win yourself a plushie.

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Walmart stocked on A Link Between Worlds bundles

MaanavLinkNovember 18th, 2013 by MaanavLink

69bab6d9bd8e0f078019daf467b5ed60Recently, ZeldaInformer posted on their Facebook page an image of some A Link Between Worlds 3DS XL bundles on display at a Walmart. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you can get your hands on a bundle early just by shopping at Walmart, as the game still won’t be available until the 22nd. Want to see the Facebook post for yourself? Hit the jump to see the post!

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Oath to Order remix

MaanavLinkNovember 16th, 2013 by MaanavLink

OathtoOrderBen Briggs, a music artist, has recently uploaded a remix of Oath to Order from Majora’s Mask, on SoundCloud. He has designed the song to have a “Ben Drowned” tone to it, creating a eerie yet lively remix of the already very eerie song. The song is currently not out for download, but you can still listen it here, and on SoundCloud. So go ahead and hit the jump to hear the song for yourself!

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16113132Nintendo has recently updated their Official Japanese A Link Between Worlds site and with the new update come all new peeks at the contents of the game. Within the latest update we get two new videos covering some new unrevealed content. The first video displays the gameplay in various locations and shows a few portals between Hyrule and Lorule. The second video shows the introductory story for the game however it is in Japanese. Also included in the update is a side-by-side map of both Hyrule and Lorule together.

Jump inside to check it out for yourself.

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The Frequency of Zelda Releases

KaineNovember 8th, 2013 by Kaine

ALBW release dateEver since The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past were ported over to the Game Boy Advance, with the original Zelda game making an appearance on Nintendo’s e-Reader, I have been intrigued and excited at the prospects of playing all of the Legend of Zelda games on nearly every console, be it portable or home-based.

We then received Ocarina of Time along with a Master Quest version as a pre-order bonus incentive for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. It looked as if Nintendo was going to keep adding content to it’s back catalogue of Zelda games: The Legend of Zelda got updated translations; Zelda II got a “minorly-major” upgrade (which has since been removed for the 3DS) with the experience points remaining where they were when or if Link died on his quest (also, they removed the Water Dungeon shortcut); and A Link to the Past added the Four Sword Dungeon and enabled Link to do a whirlwind slash.

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We are hiring at Zelda Dungeon and GenGAME

Mases HagopianOctober 28th, 2013 by Mases Hagopian

now_hiring_bannerAs we move into the holiday season of video games, we are in need of some new volunteer writers and contributors. We have a wide range of positions that we can use help on and they are detailed within this post. While we could use some help here at Zelda Dungeon as we build towards the release of A Link Between Worlds next month, and potentially a 2014 release of Zelda Wii U, the help we need extends to our network website, GenGAME. Go ahead and make the jump to get a fill break down of our current needs.

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Celebrating the Zelda Dungeon Wiki!

CameronOctober 27th, 2013 by Cameron

The Adventure of Link (scroll)I know I said I was taking a break, but I had enough spare time to write up this news post to celebrate some recent milestones achieved by our very own Zelda Dungeon Wiki! Some of these announcements are a tad late due to the recent server move, but, better late than never!

On October 22nd, the Wiki celebrated it’s second birthday with a server move that should hopefully run things a little more smoothly. And as an early birthday surprise, a few weeks ago, we broke the 4,000 article mark! Currently, we now have 4,083 articles, almost 10,000 images, and over 25 million page views! And now you can share pages that you find interesting with your friends around the world with the recent addition of social media links near the bottom of the sidebar!

In closing, I should also mention that with the upcoming release of A Link Between Worlds, we could do with some more editors for the wiki so that we are able to have extensive info on characters, locations, dungeons, items, etc. as soon as possible after the game is released. If you are interested in contributing to everybody’s favorite wiki for The Legend of Zelda, just go to the wiki’s front page to find out how you can help!

Aonuma didn’t like the Zelda GameCube tech demo

Kevin DoughtyOctober 27th, 2013 by Kevin Doughty

128The infamous Zelda tech demo that was shown at SpaceWorld 2000 to show off the capabilities of the GameCube received a rather strong fan reaction. It caused a lot of people to suspect a more realistic looking game was in the works but then we ended up with The Wind Waker which wasn’t particularly well received. The Wind Waker ended up being a great game and it sounds like the HD remake has made the game even better. It then became apparent that Twilight Princess was made a much darker game due to the strong reaction to the GameCube tech demo but it has also been revealed that, despite all that praise, series director Eiji Aonuma didn’t agree with what everyone was saying.

Get all the info after the jump!

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Server trouble causing downtime

Mases HagopianOctober 24th, 2013 by Mases Hagopian

I am ErrorHey all, I’d like to apologize for the site problems the last 48 hours. We’ve had some sluggish load times ever since we moved servers back in late July and to remedy this solution, we are in the process of moving Zelda Dungeon to its own dedicated server, away from other network websites. During the site move, we’ve run into a number of issues and we are working to solve them one by one. While the site is online at the moment, we may have periodic downtime over the next few hours or days. The goal is to have the server up and running in perfect condition as we move towards the launch of A Link Between Worlds next month.

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