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HW_Link_BnC01We’ve known about Link wielding the Ball and Chain, as well as the Power Gloves for a while now, but Tecmo Koei has at long last released the trailer showing just what kind of destruction Link will bestow onto his foes in Hyrule Warriors! How do his enemies fare?

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ZeldaWWHW-610The most recent character trailer for Hyrule Warriors has been released. This time, it shows off Zelda’s skills with the Wind Waker. The songs played with it both bring back memories, and beat the life out of several nasty bokoblins that clearly do not appreciate good music.

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Game Exchange: A Link to the Past’s Catfish

Colonel-MajoraJuly 17th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledGaijin Gomba, host of the YouTube show Game Exchange: Culture Shock, has released a new episode about the catfish from A Link to the Past‘s Dark World. GG delves into the surprisingly deep roots of the real-life legends the catfish is based on.

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Hyrule Warriors: Fi Character Trailer

Colonel-MajoraJuly 14th, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

Fi_(Hyrule_Warriors)As with the other playable fighters in Hyrule Warriors, Fi has made her way to Tecmo Koei’s Japanese YouTube channel for her own gameplay trailer. We now get to see her skills in dance-based combat in action, as well as some interesting tidbits in the smaller details of the video.

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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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Hyrule Warriors Character Trailer: Midna

Michael FreemanJuly 8th, 2014 by Michael Freeman

Midna Hyrule WarriorsThe character trailer for the Twilight Princess has finally been revealed! Tecmo Koei has at long last released the trailer dedicated to Midna and it doesn’t fail to impress. Has it been worth the wait?

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ZD Posting GraphicHey, everyone! The Voidcast is back, and I’ll be talking about how Zelda might or might not benefit from being set in a wild western environment. I’ll look at what ideas for this have already been presented through past games, and what could be done to further push the series towards the world of deserts, saloons and horseback battles.

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UntitledLongtime members of the online Zelda fandom have likely come across the “BEN Drowned” creepypasta (essentially an internet horror story) about a haunted Majora’s Mask cartridge. Drawing inspiration from the already creepy qualities of the N64 classic, the story has long captivated Zelda fans with its disturbing imagery and themes. Not all Zelda-related creepypastas, however, can match its quality. YouTube personality Yuriofwind recently took a look at a hilariously bad Zelda creepypasta on his popular video segment, “Bull**** Creepypasta Storytime”. Hit the jump to watch the video. Read more…

0Egoraptor, popular online animator, has made a new episode of his Sequelitis series, comparing A Link to the Past with Ocarina of Time. He examines many of the things that many Zelda fans never do. Honestly, he has probably signed himself up for some major backlash, since any argument against Ocarina of Time can be a dangerous venture, which he admits in the video itself, but he certainly makes some interesting arguments that one should hear before making any judgments.

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Hyrule-Warriors-LogoIn yet another stunning trailer, Nintendo has shown us what the Fire Rod looks like when a player uses its abilities in Hyrule Warriors. Just as you would expect, the graphics and effects only serve to make us crazily impatient (again) for the game’s release.

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Great Zelda Parody of the Game of Thrones Intro

Colonel-MajoraJune 21st, 2014 by Colonel-Majora

UntitledThe Pixel Kingdom, a YouTube channel that makes high-quality animations and video game crossovers, has made a Zelda-themed parody of Game of Thrones’ intro animation. The pixelated music and pop-up visuals are very well-made, and the video is quickly getting quite popular.

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Lorule Costumes by Animal Crossing Developers

Former StaffJune 18th, 2014 by Former Staff

animal crossingThe producer and director of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Katsuya Eguchi and Aya Kyogoku, appeared on Nintendo Minute and during the interview, they revealed their very own design of Zelda costumes.

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UntitledGameXplain has released a video giving a very detailed analysis of the recent Zelda Wii U reveal trailer. There are several things noted in the video it that many people did not even notice the first time watching it. The trailer did go by rather fast after all.

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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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