Author: Almog Rimmer

As is the case every six months, the Zeldathon team, led by one SuperMCGamer, is getting prepared for another 142-hour marathon of Zelda goodness, this time gathering donations for the Direct Relief charity. The livestream of the marathon begins at 4PM ET, and you can watch it all right here. Needless to say, it’s always exciting to see how the Zelda series can can bring fans together and be used for such good cause. Source: Zeldathon

The Champion’s Tunic, that blue tunic that replaced the iconic green combo of hat and tunic, only to become iconic itself, is a great deviation from Link’s usual design. But what caused the developers to choose this tunic? In an interview documented in the recently translated Breath of the Wild — Creating A Champion artbook, the development team for Breath of the Wild explains this choice of design. Series director Eiji Aonuma explains the design change thusly: “Link is the game’s protagonist,…

It was announced in August of this year that the Zelda-inspired title Aragami: Shadow Edition is to come to the Nintendo Switch. Yet no release date was presented, at least until now. We have learned that this game will visit the Switch on February 22, 2019. Video game publisher and distributor Merge Games has also made a physical signature edition bundle, which includes all sorts of cool bonuses, such as two enamel pin badges, a soundtrack CD, and even an…

For all of us who are still recovering from the Black Friday sales, but crave for more, fret not: Cyber Monday is upon us, with tons of sales and discounts. One such discount is the 3DS remaster of a Nintendo 64 classic, Ocarina of Time 3D. This classic legend is now on sale for only $13.99 USD, but you better hurry, as the deal only lasts until Wednesday, November 28th at 8:59 AM PT. So act fast if you still haven’t…

According to reports coming out of The Legend of Zelda: Concert 2018 held today in Osaka, Japan, series producer Eiji Aonuma teased a possible port of Wii title Skyward Sword to the Nintendo Switch. His statement has caused a major amount of Twitter posts on the subject from concert attendees. Only time will tell if this rumor is true or not. One thing for sure is that we are going to keep an eye out for updates on the subject! Would you want to see…

The newest installment in the Super Smash Bros. series is almost here, and Nintendo has released a new trailer, reviewing almost everything Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has to offer. The interesting part about this trailer is that it features commentary from the one and only Announcer of the Smash series. The trailer covers almost everything in the game, including play modes, certain mechanics like Stage Morph, and even the concept of Spirits. Even if you think this trailer would tell you nothing new, it’s still worth…

The last Nintendo Direct before the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has concluded, bringing in some new announcements — some exciting, and some not so much. Among the new announcements was an unveiling of new Assist Trophies to be included in the game, bringing the final count to 59. While there were unfortunately no new Assist Trophies based on characters from the Legend of Zelda series, new trophies included the Wily Capsule from Mega Man, Guile from Street Fighter, and even Thwomp from…

There have been a lot of new games lately that have the Zelda ring to them. Whether it’s upcoming games like Tunic and Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realms, or already released games like Blossom Tales, it can all seem pretty overwhelming. And now there is another upcoming Zelda-esque title on Kickstarter right now: a 16-bit adventure game called Hazelnut Bastille. Developed by Aloft Studio, this game has A Link to the Past written all over it. Also worth noting, Aloft Studio are working with the…

The Rito Tribe, a clan of birdfolk that first appeared in The Wind Waker and then returned again in Breath of the Wild, is one of the more peculiar races in the Zelda lore. The main question about them is mostly about their origins. In The Wind Waker, there are a number of pieces pointing to the possibility that they evolved from the Zoras, including a confirmation from the producer of the Zelda series, Eiji Aonuma. However, in Breath of the Wild it appears to be…

The music that plays when Link enters a house is mostly the same in almost every game in the Zelda series, albeit a few changes that make each theme unique to one game specifically. That is what this cover, made by YouTube user ViolinGamer, comes to show: how unique The Wind Waker‘s rendition of the recurring theme is. The arrangement is played by nine violins (performed by one person), and it aims to capture the “inside” feeling of The Wind Waker quite perfectly. Make…