Along with the announcement that Zelda Wii U is no longer aiming for a 2015 release date comes the news that the game will not be shown at E3 this coming June. Eiji Aonuma made the announcement via Miiverse and Nintendo of America tweeted the news. Hit the jump to see the Miiverse post and tweet.
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There have been a good deal of Zelda related buildings, icons, and maps spotted floating around the Minecraft universe; in this particular bit of fan material though, the plot of nearly every Legend of Zelda game has been packed into a minute long Minecraft-style parody of the series. The video pokes fun at some of the series’ idiosyncrasies and Link’s sleepy tendencies. In the end, Link goes a little haywire and makes some rash decisions.
Dying Light is a survival horror game that was released in late January and apparently the developers over at Techland are Zelda fans as they have included a cool little Easter Egg from the Legend of Zelda. This comes in the form of the Master Sword making an appearance. The Nintendo references don’t stop at just the Legend of Zelda, as they also made reference to the original Super Mario Bros.
Usually a newstory like this would fly under the umbrella of complete nonsense, but the source here is a notable writer from the Wall Street Journal. I’ll jump straight to the point and quote the article in question.
“The Legend of Zelda,” one of the most popular videogame series of all time, is in the works as a television show at Netflix.
The video streaming service is in the early stages of developing a live action series based on “Zelda,” about an ordinary boy named Link who must rescue a princess named Zelda and save a fantasy world called Hyrule, said a person familiar with the matter. As it seeks writers to work on the show, Netflix is describing it as “Game of Thrones” for a family audience, this person said.
Nintendo recently launched the Majora’s Mask 3D official website, and it looks great. Following the generally more colorful theme of the latest Zelda remake, the site is bright and shows off plenty of the games new artwork. There are some good looking screenshots for viewing pleasure and two trailers to check out if you haven’t already seen them.
A video comparing the intros of Majora’s Mask on the N64 and Majora’s Mask 3D has been uploaded to Youtube by user Master0fHyrule. The video shows scenes from the title sequences and the games’ introductions– taking us around Clock Town and then into the Forest for that fateful altercation with Skull Kid. The graphics are greatly improved, and few things have been drastically altered. You can judge for yourself whether the 3D intro imparts the same tone as the original.
Disconcerting news for fans who still haven’t been able to pre-order their limited edition Majora’s Mask 3D bundles, Fry’s Electronics has confirmed that they will not be offering pre-orders of the special edition. It is unclear whether they will sell the limited edition bundle at launch, but pre-orders are definitely not happening.
The time has finally come! The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds pins are now available in the Collectible Badge Center for the Japanese 3DS, and collecting them all will unlock a free A Link Between Worlds 3DS theme. The pins can be collected through a pay-to-play crane game in app, and YouTube channel NintenDaan has released a video showcasing the Link Between Worlds’ crane gameplay.
Nintendo’s Amiibo figures became quite popular following their launch in November. They have been especially useful to Zelda players due to their compatibility with Hyrule Warriors. Now with details about the upcoming Wii U Legend of Zelda title being more freely discussed, many fans are wondering whether Amiibo will serve any function in the game. Well, wonder no longer because according to a recent interview with Shigeru Miyamoto, they will!
If you’re reading this you are likely well aware that Nintendo unveiled some new gameplay footage from Zelda Wii U last weekend. And if you are not aware it’s likely because you’ve been spending the past week on the Moon. While analysis after analysis has followed the unveiling, it seems every detail of the footage has been scrutinized and theorized over. But don’t fret if you’ve missed it all! For the moonlings among you, GameXplain has just produced another analysis video, and a fairly comprehensive 23 minute one at that. Make the jump and take a look!
It looks like we are going to once again meet with a terrible fate. A brilliant, terrible fate. That’s right, Majora’s mask is getting the same 3D treatment as Ocarina of Time! Make the jump to check out the gameplay segment shown in Nintendo’s most recent Direct, in which Iwata talks about the game over some footage from the highly anticipated and demanded remake.
It has been reported at NeoGAF that Nintendo has applied to trademark the term ‘Hyrule’ in Japan, Europe, and the United States. This of course has led to some speculation as to why; or why now in particular. Hit the jump for the details.
Popular Nintendo advocate and Zelda fan Isaiah TriForce Johnson recently announced in an exclusive interview with Nintendo Life that he will be creating his own Youtube series called the Order of Time. The series is dedicated to expressing his very own alternative timeline theory.
Check out the interview after the jump! Read more…