Category: Link’s Awakening

The Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda is available now for purchase. See our coverage of its release here. This system is a mix of console, collectible, and clock that is a first for the Zelda franchise. For what reason are you most interested in the system – to “game”, or to “watch”? As a gaming system, or a collector’s item? Containing three classic Zelda titles, this system is an easy and portable Zelda-bundle-on-the-go. With The Legend of Zelda,…

I’m sure I’m not the only one who enjoys a cup of coffee in the morning (or any time of day really), or sitting and enjoying a cup of coffee with friends. It’s the time of year where everyone is feeling warm and cozy and I thought it would be a great time to ponder which Zelda character would you grab a cup of coffee with? My first thought would that Zelda herself would be a great person to converse…

Six days ago, Nintendo released to a commemorative memorabilia item known as Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda to mark the series’ thirty-fifth year. The small console contains the original Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, the Game Boy version of Link’s Awakening, and a Zelda version of the Game & Watch title Vermin. To round off the package, the system includes a clock mode which displays the time alongside scenes from the first Zelda game. Nintendo has…

As we all know, The Legend of Zelda celebrated a milestone birthday this year, as 35 years have passed since the first Zelda game released way back when on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Many Zelda fans had hoped, based on expectations set by last year’s Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary celebration, that Link and company would be in for a big year full of announcements, games, and other celebratory merchandise. While it’s debatable whether or not the year lived up to the…

The Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda system has released just in time for the holiday season! The retail price is $49.99 USD and is available on the Nintendo website here. Featuring the classic Game & Watch design, this system comes preloaded with three Zelda titles. The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: Adventure of Link, and Link’s Awakening are all available to be played. And as a bonus, the console also contains a special edition of classic Game &…

Over two months ago, Nintendo revealed this stylish phone ring holder as a reward from My Nintendo in both Europe and the United Kingdom. A perfect way to defend your phone from slipping out of your hands, the holder is based upon the shield design in the 2019 release of Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch and celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Zelda series as a whole. And in early December, the phone ring holder will also be available…

As Christmas is less than a month and a half away, Nintendo has published a Holiday Gift Guide on their website with details on what products the company is offering this season. First up are the various models of the Nintendo Switch. Consumers have the choice between OLED and standard Switch models. Each type has two variants of Joy-Con colors depending upon availability. There is also the option to purchase an Animal Crossing-themed Switch. To those who would prefer a…

Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda is soon to be released in honor of The Legend of Zelda‘s 35th anniversary. It will contain The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and Link’s Awakening. While this provides an interesting way to play a few classics, the device’s other functionality should not be overlooked. The “watch” in this novelty’s name comes with a few twists as well, which Nintendo details in this informative deep dive into the system’s clock and timer. The…

The Legend of Zelda has an unquestionably passionate creative community, occupied by a diverse collection of fervent fans. In particular, the fandom is filled with talented musicians looking to make their appreciation for the series’ amazing music known with their own renditions and rearrangements. One of the most interesting and unique examples has recently become available for streaming. Video game mariachi outfit (never thought I’d ever describe a band that way) Maricachi Entertainment System has released their new album Hecho En Hyrule on…

Back during their E3 2021 presentation, Nintendo announced that they would promote the Zelda series’ 35th anniversary by releasing a new collector’s item: Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda. This novelty piece consists of three classic Zelda titles: The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and Link’s Awakening. Also included are a Zelda-themed version of the Game & Watch title Vermin and a clock. Now, Nintendo of Japan has launched three new webpages devoted to the three games included in the…