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Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Red Hood and Batman. Xehonort and Ansem the Wise. The theme of masters and apprentices is as old as fiction itself, and as is the case with many relationships, these pairings don’t often end well. In all of the above examples, former friends and peers were turned against each other. Some by circumstance; some by choice. A feeling of being held back or unappreciated is common, as is a good old-fashioned desire for power. In…

We’re kicking off Companion Week here at Zelda Dungeon, which means that over the next several days, we’ll be celebrating Link’s many partners, mentors, and friends. As fans and as fellow adventurers in the Zelda world, we hold these companions with special regard; some more than others, but you get the point. There will be plenty of praise showered on these Zelda companions over the next few days, but we figured we’d start the week by looking at them in…

If you’re a Zelda fan, you’ve almost definitely thought about adorning your home with some kind of Hyrulean flourish. Have you ever wanted to own your own set of Sage Medallions? Or perhaps the luster of Wind Waker’s Goddess Pearls keep you up at night? Well look no further than the fine wares of Chinook Crafts, true artisans of resin and silicone. With a fine selection of Zelda gubbins to covet, from shiny Rupees and Heart Containers, to Boss Keys, Gossip…

Whether Link is traveling by foot or on a boat, many of the games in the Zelda series have a little trick or two you can do to make traveling a little faster. The most common method is rolling. This can be done in Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask, Wind Waker, and more. Oddly our hero has endless stamina and gets around faster by somersaulting, but you have to put up with his repeated cries each time you do it….

There is something really special about seeing a live orchestra play. It’s an incredible experience, with dozens of musicians working together to bring their shared musical vision to life. In this video, The University of California, Los Angeles’s (UCLA) Game Ensemble covers the music heard in Breath of the Wild‘s trailer released during the Nintendo Switch reveal on January 12th 2017. The trailer was one of the most memorable in Nintendo’s history, and it fittingly was the exclamation mark on the Nintendo…

If you’re looking for a different game to play that gives you some major Zelda vibes, then look no further than Ittle Dew 2+. This charming and colorful game follows Ittle and her fox friend Tippsie as they venture through dungeons and puzzles in order to escape being stranded on an island. If you enjoy Zelda-like games, this one is currently on sale for $14.99, a 50% drop from the game’s normal price of $29.99. But be sure to snatch…

Not all of us, unfortunately, have the ability to wait for the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the 7th of December. That is the case with Chris Taylor, a big fan of Smash Bros. who was sadly diagnosed with terminal cancer. Naturally, he was worried about not living long enough to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:   Im really scared i won’t be able to play ultimate — Chris Taylor (@SpookyWoobler) 13 בספטמבר 2018 After fans across the net rallied around…

Zelda is no stranger to innovation in the gaming world. After all, A Link to the Past and Ocarina of Time helped set the stage for many gameplay elements in a variety of genres for many years to come. But what about other games and series? Zelda isn’t the only great IP on the market and in the creative industry, everybody can benefit from a little bit of collaboration from time to time. Each genre of gaming tends to have its tropes,…

Jamie’s journey through A Link to the Past continues! In this episode, we track his quest to obtain the Master Sword as he gets a glimpse of the Dark World. Let us know what you think! If you’d like to go back and watch season one, you can check out this playlist. If you want to check out more of our videos and series you can head on over to our Youtube channel and subscribe! Also be sure to check out Jamie’s Instagram and Mases’ Twitter.

Chapter 24: Omens A booming voice echoed throughout the grove, catching Link by surprise. “It has been a long time since that sword has been wielded….” Link dropped his arm to the side, his right hand still clutching the blade of legend, the Master Sword, as he looked around for the source of these words. Listening carefully to the ambience around him, he picked up on the creaking of wood, the rustling of leaves, and the rattling of what he…