Posts in category: Site Updates

Zelda Merchandise in Loot Crate’s July Box and Mega Crate

Capture3 This month, Loot Crate, a service that mails subscribers a monthly gift box full of unknown nerdy merchandise, is sending out a box dubbed “Heroes 2” as a sequel to last year’s “Heroes” themed box. This time around our hero of legend is being honored with a “a licensed Legend of Zelda wearable” in Loot Crate’s standard July box. But that’s not all, as the one lucky subscriber who receives July’s Mega Crate will be sent a “Legend of Zelda shield backpack, Triforce wallet, beanie & scarf set.” Also, non-subscribers still have 15 days to order July’s crate! For more details, hit the jump.

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ZeldaDungeon Marathon Announcement

11659560_10153971140083294_1722934703500028643_nIt’s that time of year again; the annual ZeldaDungeon charity marathon has been scheduled to start on July 13th and end on the 17th, this year benefitting Child’s Play. We will be playing through all of the main series Legend of Zelda games as well as the more obscure Zelda titles. Many staff members will be returning from previous marathons, along with a few new faces. Check out the video below for more info!

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Auditions Being Held for Skyward Sword: The Movie

ssmov Zelda Universe is holding auditions for its next film project, Skyward Sword: The Movie. This project is similar to ZU’s Hyrule Warriors: The Movie, in that Lead Media Editor Alexander Trevino is auditioning voice actors who will dub over all of the cutscenes from Skyward Sword and these will be strung together into a full length film. Auditions are open to the public from June 25th through July 9th, and audition tapes can be sent in here. For more details, hit the jump!

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Custom Ganon Action Figure

Ganon-Boar-Twilight-Princess Marvel enthusiast Craig Warrack has quite an interesting passion. If you were to visit his YouTube channel, not only would you find several videos on reviewing brand action figures of either favorite heroes or favorite villains, but also videos showcasing the actions figures he’s created himself. Figures that, dare I say, might even be better than what you can buy at a toy store. Included in his collection of custom action figures- and quite recently finished- is none other than the King of Evil, Ganon!

Make the jump for the mechanics and to check out the process of Warrack’s stunning work!

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Hyrule Warriors: The Movie Act 3 Finale Has Arrived

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 11.36.22 AMOur friends at Zelda Universe have been working on an amazing project; to put together all the cutscenes from Hyrule Warriors, add voice actors, and release a “movie” that helps highlight the story in Hyrule Warriors for the Wii U. This project has been ongoing since February and we have already seen the release of the First and Second Act, and now we have reached the Finale with Zelda Universe releasing the final act in the story. Join Link, Zelda, Lana, and Impa on their battle to save the land of Hyrule. Head past the jump to see how the story ends.

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Hyrule Warriors Legends will Include New Wind Waker Story Elements

As most of us already know, Hyrule Warriors is coming to the 3DS and bringing some new friends along with it. Both Tetra and the King of Hyrule will be joining the roster for Hyrule Warriors Legends, and suitably the game will include somewhat of a Wind Waker style story-arc and new stages, according to this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine. Additionally, Tetra will brandish some unique weapons and both newcomers will of course have their own distinctive movesets.

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Pre-Order Tri Force Heroes at Best Buy and Get A Limited Edition Mario Maker Button Set

Button-thumb Nintendo’s E3 experience harbored a number of exciting game announcements, one of the most important to us being The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes. In addition to this, Nintendo hyped up Super Mario Maker and is continuing to push the game with a recent Best Buy pin deal. If you pre-order and purchase two select Nintendo titles (one of which is Tri Force Heroes, so that’s half the battle) at Best Buy between June 17th and July 11th, you’ll receive a Limited Edition Super Mario Maker 7-Button Set.

Also at participating Best Buy stores on June 20th, just playing Mario Maker in-store will earn you a free 30th Anniversary Super Mario Bros. pin! Hit the jump for more details.

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ZD Top 5 – Minigames

twilight-princess-fishingIn this week’s ZD Top 5, we decide that the fate of Hyrule’s denizens can take a backseat to our own personal whims. Link doesn’t have to spend ALL of his time dungeon crawling, you know, and sometimes setting the fate of the world down and replacing it with a fishing pole can be a rewarding venture. As usual, feel free to leave your own personal lists in the comments below.
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New Line of Nintendo Licensed Zelda Products Announced

hw2 Earlier today Zelda Dungeon released it’s first post for one of our newest features that will each week cover a plethora of Zelda inspired goodies. It just so happens that soon enough, our pal Beedle will have a new line of merchandise to talk about as Performance Designed Products announced that there is a new round of Nintendo licensed products coming our way! Talk about perfect timing.

Go ahead and make the jump for the full list of new accessories, with an emphasis on the upcoming Zelda products. This is Zelda Dungeon after all.

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Zelda Wii U Contains the Longest Day and Night Cycle in a Zelda Game

htw One bit of information about Zelda Wii U that was “leaked” by a Nintendo Representative was the idea that Zelda Wii U would have different enemies at night than it would during the day. This in-game day-to-night progression is nothing new to the Zelda series and was shown in the Wii U title’s gameplay trailer, so YouTube game analyst Zeltik with the help of Commonwealth Realm took things a step further and examined the evidence supporting and the implications of possibly the series’ most extensive day and night cycle.

He claims that the internal clock of Zelda Wii U contains a longer cycle than that of Grand Theft Auto V and Witcher 3, it may even run on a real-time 24 hour cycle! Hit the jump to see his analysis.

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SFM Fan Animation: Racing for Rupees

Racing for Rupees Usually the Zelda series is all about it’s more epic or heart felt moments throughout each game. But there is a side that I feel we rarely get to see- not that it isn’t there, it’s just not there too often- from The Legend of Zelda, and that’s humor. However, YouTube user and animator Callegos-Y has given the Zelda community something to compensate.

Make the jump to check out their histerical SFM animation of Link’s desperation to collect enough rupees in his quest to purchase a shield.

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Stained Glass Triforce Pendant

AV9N1z4 Some Zelda merchandise includes a few very beautiful stained glass depictions featuring the artistic style from The Wind Waker. If you’re into those mesmerizing pieces than you have to check out these fan made, stained glass Triforce pendants!

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Hyrule Warriors and Wind Waker HD Rank Among Nintendo UK’s Top 10 Wii U Games

aw Once again The Legend of Zelda series has proven its prestige in the Nintendo community by landing both of its current Wii U titles on Nintendo UK’s “Top 10 Wii U Games” list. In May, Nintendo UK asked fans on Twitter what their favorite Wii U games were, and Zelda fans new and old made their choices known. In the end, The Wind Waker HD took fourth place and Hyrule Warriors snagged the third place spot. Seeing as the Zelda games were only bested by Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Mario Kart 8, third and fourth place is impressive indeed. To see the rest of the list and Nintendo UK’s favorite Zelda tweets, hit the jump!

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ZD Gallery: Unsung Heroes

iPFnT4B Hello Zelda fans, and welcome to the newest installment of ZD Gallery, where every other Sunday we showcase an artist and the work they’ve created in tribute to the Zelda franchise. For today, allow us to introduce Ronan Lynam, a freelance illustrator and designer who’s passion is creating promotional and retail pieces of art for several different franchises. Naturally, since this is Zelda Dungeon, we zeroed in on his Zelda inspired creations and fell in love with his unique style.

Make the jump to see our interview with Lynam and to check out several of his creations based on some of the more unconventional characters of the Zelda series!

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Zelda Inspired Quilt

YuHz6v9 It’s bedtime, and between the Boogeyman in your closet and the monsters under your bed, to say the least, it’s dangerous to go alone. So take this! Well, check it out at least, as one of your fellow fans has created a beautiful Zelda inspired- and A Link to the Past themed- quilt. Make the jump for a close up!

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