20140222143318!Super_Smash_Bros_4_merged_logo,_no_subtitleOn today’s Nintendo Treehouse live stream, there were several rounds of Super Smash Bros. played, and we had a chance to see some new little details of Zelda features that are set to be in the game. These features include the Beetle, the Fairy Bottle, Midna’s assist trophy, and as a new reveal, Tingle’s return to the battlefield!

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Some More Details on Bayonetta 2′s Link Costume

Colonel-MajoraJune 11th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

downloadAs was mentioned yesterday, Bayonetta 2, coming packaged with the first game in the series, will feature a Link costume, and some more tidbits were revealed about a it a few hours ago on the Nintendo Treehouse stream.

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logo-sb-wiiAt today’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament a lot of information was revealed about the moves of characters, the effects of stages, and in this case, the functions of items. Zelda’s own cuccos were set to make it into the game, but now we see the real scale of damage they cause as items.

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First-Person Fight: Link vs. Master Hand

Colonel-MajoraJune 8th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledAn animator on YouTube named pipocaVFX has created a video of Link fighting Super Smash Bros. ‘s Master Hand, with the video in Link’s point of view. pipocaVFX has made some cool first-person videos before, and this one is just as great.

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ZD Posting GraphicWelcome back to the Voidcast! This month, I decided to bite a most terrible bullet, and talk about a gaming cliche that has haunted me and many other gamers since childhood: water levels. Whether it is in a Zelda game or not, they are always there, but what is to be done about these enraging levels?

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Getting to Know Mas: Ocarina of Time N64 or 3DS?

Mases HagopianMay 31st, 2014 by Mases Hagopian

Getting-to-know-MasIn the most recent episode of Getting to Know Mas over at our YouTube Channel, Mases and Tony take viewers questions on the topics of which version of Ocarina of Time they prefer, and which incarnation of Link and Zelda are their favorites? As always, if you’d like to contribute to future episodes, you can send in your own questions. Go ahead and make the jump to watch this weeks video.

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Zelda Dungeon Hero's Bow The new season of Arcade Arms is here, and as a Zelda fan, excitement is in the air. This season of the web series by Geek and Sundry will feature the famous Hero’s Bow. The team will be crafting a real life version of the Hero’s Bow and seeing just how deadly it can be. Make the jump inside to watch the video, learn a little more about the legendary weapon, and let us know what you think.

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New Remix Album: Lime of the Season

Colonel-MajoraMay 21st, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledHylian Lemon, project leader of OverClocked Remix’s old Essence of Lime album, released a new remix album for Oracle of Seasons. As with Essence of Lime, the Lime of the Season album has several musicians gathered together to give fans new versions of music from an often under-appreciated game.

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Bad NeighborsBoth Zac Efron and Dave Franco, two stars of the recent movie Bad Neighbors, recently did an interview with Tech Bomb that side-tracked a little bit into the world of Zelda. Even though the movie had absolutely nothing to do with our favorite franchise, it turns out these two actors are, like many, fans of the series.

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Taylor Davis Covers Bolero of Fire on Violin

Colonel-MajoraMay 15th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

1Popular YouTuber and violinist Taylor Davis has covered Ocarina of Time‘s Bolero of Fire. Of course, the Bolero itself is rather short, so Taylor took the liberty of adding her own spin on it, and added some epic backing music.

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Voidcast #5 – The Goodness of Evilness

Colonel-MajoraMay 5th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

ZD Posting GraphicWelcome back to the Voidcast! Everyone has their favorite series characters, but I’m sure that some of your favorites are villains. Why is this? Today, we delve into what makes the Zelda villains we’ve seen good or bad, and what can be done to make them even better in the future.

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Getting-to-know-MasIn one of the recent questions over at our YouTube Channel, a user asked how much time I personally spend working on Zelda Dungeon on a daily basis. This is a question that I often get with my friends and family as well and I always have a hard time answering it properly. What is the line between work and play? If it’s very stressful, but still fun and rewarding, is it really work? Make the jump to check out my video reply.

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q461s1Over at the Zelda Dungeon YouTube Channel, I’ve started a brand new Let’s Play series for the fan-made game, Isle of Rebirth. It is a 2D top-down Zelda title, much in-line with Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages. The game uses the Zelda Classic player and you can Download the Game at PureZC.

I’ve gone ahead and embedded the first video below. Make the jump to check it out and be sure to leave any comments or criticisms. I will be adding a new episode almost everyday, so stay tuned to our YouTube Channel for the latest.

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Getting-to-know-MasA few months back over at our YouTube Channel we started a brand new video series known as Getting to Know Mas where fans ask me questions about the Zelda series, Nintendo, and a few more general questions. The host of the show is Tony from one of our partnered websites at the Forward Compatible Podcast. While we started back in October of last year, it took us a little while to find our groove. We started to have a better focus starting in Episode 8, where I answer questions regarding what my favorite non-Zelda franchises are and which 3D Zelda games deserve a remake. Make the jump to check out one of our early episodes.

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Super Smash Wars 3: Return of the Hero – Part 2/2

Colonel-MajoraApril 29th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

maxresdefaultJames Farr’s intense Star Wars/Nintendo crossover series continues with Part 2 of Return of the Hero. Super Smash Wars has repeatedly impressed viewers with fast-paced, custom-animated videos, and it has now reached it’s end. Enjoy the exciting conclusion to Link Skywaker’s story, and expect a really awesome battle to top it all off.

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Ocarina of Time Hack Makes Link a Violent Assaulter

Colonel-MajoraApril 28th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

Navi___Hey_Listen_by_GENZOMANA YouTuber named Hextator has created some interesting Ocarina of Time hacks, and among them is a code that lets you run straight up to NPCs and strike them down. Whether that is cruel or fun is really up to the player. Hextator has made some videos demonstrating the results, so that you can decide for yourself whether it is a hack worth making.

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How to Make Link’s Wooden Shield

DjinnApril 24th, 2014 by Djinn

98753YouTube member and craftsman HappyAtom has uploaded his latest video that goes over step-by-step instructions on how to recreate your own replica wooden shield from the Legend of Zelda. This is the latest video in a series, and the previous instructional videos covered making Link’s wooden sword and bomb (non-functional of course). He goes over the tools and materials you would need as well as provides the templates necessary for cutting the shape. Then he guides the viewer throughout the entire process from start to finish.

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SethBling Creates A Spin Attack in Minecraft

Colonel-MajoraApril 24th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

Link_Wind_Waker_11SethBling, the Minecraft community’s popular redstone expert, has created a makeshift spin attack in Minecraft. It uses potions of harming and command blocks in a neat way, and used alongside some other Zelda-specific moves, it could make an interesting addition to something like a custom map.

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The Main Theme Revamped

DevonApril 22nd, 2014 by Devon

link_playing_ocarinaIf you have ever played a Zelda game than you are familiar with the famous main theme that is in almost every title, but have you seen it performed by one person and multiple instruments? Well YouTube user Rusty Cage has found a way to play our iconic them with only a piano, guitar, ukulele, melodica, tambourine, and egg shaker.

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Song of Time Cover: Voice of an Angel

DevonApril 19th, 2014 by Devon

yhst-46117395216933_2269_76135010Everyone has heard the song in the Temple of Time while playing through Ocarina of Time or Twilight Princess. Well prepare to have your mind blown as you watch this video and travel back to your youthful days of playing Zelda. YouTube user Carley Cartunes has gone above and beyond to recreate that incredible melody that we all know and love.

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Super Smash Wars 3: Return of the Hero – Part 1/2

Colonel-MajoraApril 12th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledOnce again, Link Skywaker is back to save the day in the latest episode of YouTuber James Farr’s awesome series- Super Smash Wars, a fast-paced Nintendo parody of Star Wars. This creative series manages to perfectly match Nintendo characters with those of Star Wars, and this episode is no different.

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UntitledA popular cover artist on YouTube by the name of supershigi has recently done a vocal cover of the Kakariko Village theme. The entire song is comprised of nothing but piano and several voice cuts, and she did a very good job.

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Starbomb – Best Zelda Rap Ever

DaveyApril 11th, 2014 by Davey

Star BombEgoraptor and friends have created a rap album and week-by-week are uploading videos to go along with the hilarious tunes. This week the Zelda song was up, and though it’s pretty crass, overall it’s absolutely hilarious. If you know Egoraptor already, the video series is similar to his usual style, but in catchy, hip-hop form.

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The Voidcast #4 – Controls, Too Many Choices

Colonel-MajoraApril 7th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

ZD Posting GraphicWelcome back to the the Voidcast! This month, I am going over what styles of controls were, are, and should be used for Zelda games. There’s plenty to go over, and current control options may not be the first to be recommended for future series entries.

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UntitledA group of musicians on YouTube by the name of moonbowmusicmovie has done a great cover of the Hyrule Field theme from Ocarina of Time. The cover is a collaboration with an ocarina player named Milt Ocarina, and the entire composition works very well.

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WW Title ScreenAn Oculus Rift emulation of The Wind Waker was shown by YouTube user Chadtronic earlier this month. The first-person perspective demonstrated in the video is one any fan of The Wind Waker won’t want to miss.

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UntitledPopular Zelda speedrunner Cosmo Wright has recently beaten the world record time for completing Ocarina of Time. The previous “any%” world record holder, skater82297, had beaten the game in a solid 19 minutes, but Cosmo managed to sneak past that time by a mere four seconds, landing a record of 18 minutes and 56 seconds.

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Let’s Read: Zelda Comics Prologue

DaveyMarch 18th, 2014 by Davey

Bastian TimeFollowing up with his last video, our old friend Bastian has uploaded another let’s read. This time he has chosen The Legend of Zelda: Volume 1 from the Valiant Comic Series. His video isn’t the entire volume, just the prologue for now, however perhaps in the future he’ll upload readings of the entire volume! As he says, “it might portent things to come…”

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LEGO Hylian Shield

MaanavLinkMarch 16th, 2014 by MaanavLink

HylianShieldYouTuber ZaziNombies has recently built a life size Hylian Shield comprised entirely of LEGOs. The shield is based off the Skyward Sword design, but to make it similar to his Minecraft style creations he used a more pixel art look when making it. The shield is made up by a whopping 2000 LEGOs,  is 28 inches long and 2o inches wide, and as ZaziNombies himself predicts, can withstand multiple slashes from a proper metal sword.

The best way to see it is through video, so hit the jump and see the creator’s spotlight on it!

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UntitledA brand new YouTuber named The Second Narrator has released a custom orchestrated version of the Overworld Theme from Link’s Awakening. This is one of many great orchestrations that have and will come to The Second Narrator’s channel, so definitely give it a listen.

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Amazing Wood Burned Image of Link

DjinnMarch 10th, 2014 by Djinn

il_570xN.561654010_f0xaEtsy artist BTJPyro has recently posted his latest work: a wood-burn image of Link with the Master Sword and Hylian Shield in front of the Triforce. The piece is 11.75 x 11.75 inches and sells for $650. He also recorded the making of this carving and uploaded the video to YouTube if you would like to see how he made it.

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UntitledA Minecraft map-maker named Kezsonaj is on the way to creating a full-scale remake of Ocarina of Time‘s world. Everything is set to be recreated – Hyrule Castle, Kakariko Village, all of the dungeons – every single area and structure that you can freely enter, and more. Plus, players will apparently be able to move between the two time periods that Ocarina of Time spans. This really seems like the Minecraft map that many Zelda fans have been waiting for, and you can get a preview of it in Kezsonaj’s new trailer!

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UntitledThe award-winning 2012 Zelda fan-film, ESCAPE, will soon receive a feature-length sequel called Princess in Another Castle, and the first trailer has been released! It does not have great audio, but still gives us many details about the continued story of Danni, the girl with the troubling childhood and a special place in her heart for video games. The trailer also has some commentary from the director about how fans can help with the film’s production. Watch the trailer after the jump!

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Violinist Taylor Davis is similar to Lindsey Stirling as she is well known for creating covers of songs from video games as well as themes from famous movies. Even her videos are closely identical as you may notice in this awesome music production showcasing Taylor’s incredible talent at playing well known Zelda themes. This video shows her playing the “Gerudo Valley Theme” on violin and it truly is an enjoyable listening experience. The video has also been well crafted to blend a virtual reality Zelda game into real world locations.

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ZD Posting GraphicThe Voidcast is back once again, and today, HerosShade10 and I are discussing the sorely missed Wind Mage that we haven’t seen since The Minish Cap: Vaati. We’ll talk about what Nintendo did right with him, whether he was better than other Zelda villains, and most importantly, if he should be used again.

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