Category: Link’s Awakening

Zelda Warfare is our series in which Mases and Gooey race Link’s Awakening DX on hero mode in segmented sections. Each episode, or campaign, is worth a point. Whoever has the most points at the end of the game has won the war!  Join us as we continue our quest, rescue the poor Bow-Wow, and head into Goponga Swamp towards Bottle Grotto! Let us know who you are rooting for, and please head over to our Youtube channel and subscribe if…

WARNING: This Daily Debate contains SPOILERS for Link’s Awakening. By the end of this year, we will all have our hands on what’s now one of the most anticipated Nintendo games in 2019: a Link’s Awakening remake for the Switch. Aside from the continued arguments in regards to the art style, a lot of fans agree that this remake was a long time coming. One of the biggest takeaways from this 25+ year Zelda title is the story. For those…

When the Link’s Awakening remake was revealed, a few of us around here took note of the title in the trailer being simply “Link’s Awakening“. If this is the final title for the game, it breaks the typical naming convention of other Zelda remakes. That being said, maybe this was just a tease. Is there more to the title than this? Does it even really matter? In the latest Hyrule Compendium, Mases and I discuss just that. Mas especially is…

Zelda Warfare is our series in which Mases and Gooey race Link’s Awakening DX on hero mode in segmented sections. Each episode, or campaign, is worth a point. Whoever has the most points at the end of the game has won the war!  Episode two has us sprinting through Tail Cave. We will be talking to some owl statues, facing Rolling Bones, and of course taking on the final boss, Moldorm. Let us know who you are rooting for, and…

Link’s Awakening DX breathed extra life into it’s original game. The dream like world of Koholint now had a beautiful color palette to go with it. Coming with this update was a brand new dungeon. The Color Dungeon, as it was aptly called, took advantage of the new colorful version of the game, having puzzles and enemies which were color based. With the announcement of a remake of Link’s Awakening, many were asking us if we thought this bonus dungeon…

Just as A Link Between Worlds did nearly six years ago, the Switch’s upcoming Link’s Awakening remake aims to breathe new life into a classic Zelda title. As of now, the only changes to the original game that we know of are the updated musical score and visual presentation. What remains to be seen is just how far the developers will take this remake. Considering that the title remains the same, I doubt we’re looking at a sequel/remake hybrid in…

Zelda Warfare is our series in which Mases and Gooey race Link’s Awakening DX on hero mode in segmented sections. Each episode, or campaign, is worth a point. Whoever has the most points at the end of the game has won the war!  WE ARE BACK! In our inaugural episode of this season, we have a neck in neck run as we head towards Tail Cave. Be sure to let us know who you are rooting for! This season is…

It may be a little too soon to know if the Link’s Awakening remake for Switch will change any of the elements of the original game, but from what we’ve seen so fare it sure is fun to speculate! So far we’ve seen a tiny change to Kanalet Castle, giving it a ledge to drop off for easy exit. That alone got our minds racing! Join us as we discuss what else could be changed or added to the game….

Disclaimer: This article and the attached video contain spoilers for Link’s Awakening. YouTube creator and Zelda theorist NintendoBlackCrisis takes on a debate of evil versus misunderstood in a recent theory video. NitendoBlackCrisis’s theory takes a look at the antagonist of Link’s Awakening, known only as “Nightmare”, to find out whether or not they are a “true” villain. The video starts with a philosophical question the to the viewer on what makes a villain a villain, listing a few common tropes…

Since the announcement of Link’s Awakening for Nintendo Switch earlier this year, the game been bathed in attention from the Zelda and video game community at large. This renewed interest has resulted in an increase in discussions, analysis, fan art, and musical covers. This “Ballad of the Windfish” cover by popular violinist Taylor Davis is one of the many wonderful covers to premiere since the Link’s Awakening announcement. This arrangement begins gently with a string introduction, before Davis’s violin cuts…