Category: A Link to the Past

When Nintendo shocked fans with the announcement of a completely remade Link’s Awakening for Switch, it joined a growing list of popular video game remakes, such as Resident Evil 2 and Final Fantasy VII. Opinions on the game’s new design were varied but the general consensus was great! With such a positive reception around the Link’s Awakening remake, it’s fair to wonder what other Zelda games could use a new coat of paint. Staying inside the idea of a remade…

My love for A Link to the Past is no secret. Objectively, I believe it is the greatest and most important title in the Zelda franchise. While that point can be argued, its legacy cannot. With the recent return to Koholint Island in Link’s Awakening on Switch, some fans voiced their desire for a remake of A Link to the Past. For animator BlobVanDam, it’s time for the dream to be made a reality. Utilizing the Unity Engine, and inspired…

LEGO’s have been a toy staple for decades. Whether you played with thousands of plastic bricks yourself, saw them at a friend’s house, or perused the varied sets at a store, you’ve no doubt encountered the famous blocks at some point in your childhood. The brilliance of LEGO’s lies in their simplicity and potential for customization. If you can think of it, you can probably find a way to build it. The simple brilliance of LEGO’s can be seen in…

Link, the hero of the Zelda series, has had a voice for over two decades now. While he still doesn’t talk much, we’ve heard his screams, grunts, and cries in a handful of Zelda titles. He’s been portrayed as a dashing young man in games like Ocarina of Time, Twilight Princess, and Skyward Sword, and he’s been portrayed as a courageous child in games like Majora’s Mask and The Wind Waker. Several voice actors have stepped into the Link role…

Strap in for a wild ride with the gang as they take a trip through Zelda history and talk about which games they would want to see remade. We power rank each game up until the Wii era and discuss if they need a remake, what quality of life improvements each game could make, what art style would be best for each one, and so much more! Make sure that you don’t miss this one!   Podbean | iTunes | Download Follow the Champions’…

I’ve covered The Legend of Zelda news for almost five years now, and in that time, I’ve seen more rumors than I can possibly hope to count. Something about Nintendo’s tentpole fantasy series attracts off-the-wall predictions, unverified leaks, and outright hoaxes, as fans clamor for and cling to any new information on the next Zelda adventure. And that’s one reason why this job is so much fun! Seeing the passion of the fanbase explode with each new release cycle fuels…

No one: Absolutely no one: Nintendo: HEY WANT A SURPRISE DIRECT TOMORROW? Yessir, Nintendo was up to their usual tricks and dropped a Nintendo Direct on us unknowingly last week! What did we think of all the big announcements? What games are we excited for? Have we played any Banjo in Smash yet? Is Nintendo dead set on making Xenoblade the next big RPG franchise? And… K. K. Slider covering Old Town Road at the end of the episode?? Things…

Hello everyone! Welcome back to Artists of Legend. What did y’all think of that Nintendo Direct yesterday? Are you excited about the announcements? As usual, we have another art challenge for those of you who are interested and plenty more artwork to share that you’ve sent to us. Now, let’s get right on into everything! Submitted Artwork Last week, we asked you to create artwork of some shopkeepers from the Zelda series in honor of Labor Day. Unfortunately, we didn’t receive any…

After months and months of speculation, Nintendo finally announced during today’s Direct event that SNES games will be coming to their Switch Online service. Twenty classic Super Nintendo titles, including A Link to the Past, will launch for the service on September 5th. And Nintendo promises that even more games will be added to the lineup in the future. With this update, fans will be able to enjoy SNES games on Nintendo Switch Online much like they can with the…

I was on a mission as I entered the dizzying luster that is my local bookstore. Not today, delicious pastries from the cafe. Get back from my sight, gorgeous but egregiously priced art books. Only one book was coming home with me that night, and it was volume five of the Twilight Princess manga. If you haven’t given them a try, The Legend of Zelda manga are a fantastic read. The art is luscious, the team is given some liberties…