Category: The Legend of Zelda

Back in January, Zelda Dungeon reported on Universal Studios expanding to include Super Nintendo World in 2023. This got me thinking about trips to theme parks and my favorite rides. You have old staples such as the Log Flume or Pirate Ship, and then stomach-wrenching roller coasters with sudden drops. For our Daily Debate today, I’d like you to consider: If you could design a Zelda themed ride, what would it be like? Minecarts seem to be a regular feature…

Hello and welcome to Zelda Runners, your bi-weekly reminder that self-isolation can be fun! This week, we’re looking at some of the movement options in the Oracle games, as well as one of the games’ more notable glitches. After that, I have a surprise in store for you, dear reader. What is it? Well, that would ruin the surprise, wouldn’t it… All I’ll say is make yourself comfy – this is a biggie. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the article (while remaining…

One of the most prominent moments in Zelda games is stepping out into the overworld for the first time. The tutorial is at its end and the player has been ushered into the great adventure that lies before them. And, ever since the beginning of the legend in 1986, the music of the Zelda series has been pivotal to that experience. Each overworld theme provides an immersive melody tailored to the tone and story of the game. The themes are…

Oracle of Ages and Oracles of Seasons were originally released on the Game Boy Color back in 2001. One of the interesting features of these games was their ability to interact with one another. If you completed Oracle of Seasons for example, you could gain access to passwords that would enable you to use items in Oracle of Ages and vice versa. There was also an extended ending which included a battle between Twinrova and Ganon. This is nothing compared to…

The Legend of Zelda is one of the most popular and revered brands in video games. Zelda games are regularly included on many “Game of The Year” lists, and they sell extremely well. The games are revered for tight gameplay, universal stories, clever puzzles, and iconic music. But despite the massive success of the franchise, there have been very few attempts to bring the series to mediums like film and television. With Nintendo finally beginning to show interest in expanding…

My husband and I are currently expecting our first child and although we don’t plan to name our child after the legendary hero and princess, we do plan on introducing them to the Zelda series as they get older. I’ve been accumulating a small collection of children’s books, and I realized that there was not a children’s book for The Legend of Zelda. I think that should change. The Legend of Zelda has been around since before I was born,…

Through the new power of terraforming, the mythical lands of Hyrule and Koholint Island have come to life in Animal Crossing: New Horizons as two players reform their islands to match these classic maps. Reddit user VaynMaanen modeled their town after Hyrule from A Link to the Past. Following “four grueling days of terraforming,” the resemblance is strong. From Kakariko Village to Death Mountain, the creator has detailed their island with iconic landmarks from the SNES classic. What’s more, VaynMaanen noted construction…

Hey again! Welcome back to Artists of Legend! As usual, we have more great artwork to share this week, and if you have the time and would like to participate, we have another challenge for you! Speaking of which, please feel free to let me know if you have an idea for a weekly challenge that might be fun and interesting – it might show up at some point. Now, let’s get right into everything! Submitted Artwork Last week, we…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons brought a plethora of new customization options to the franchise. You can move buildings, build bridges, and climb to new heights! And let’s not forget custom designs. The QR Code system is back with the ability to import designs from New Leaf. With all these wonderful options, you could recreate your favorite Zelda locations! Special Zelda furniture items are sure to make a comeback too. Imagine, creating your very own Outset Island or Kakariko Village! Or, on…

One of the most enduring aspects of Link’s Awakening‘s legacy is undoubtedly its music. Equal parts familiar and eccentric, it’s definitely unique among other soundtracks of the franchise. It’s also ripe for incredibly talented individuals like Robin Appelqvist to examine and put their own creative twist on its well-known pieces. Channeling the legendary Studio Ghibli composer Joe Hisaishi, Robin has taken “Mabe Village” and re-imagined it as a poignant, piano-laden arrangement. It’s incredibly calming, and I’d urge anyone that enjoys the…