Category: Nintendo News

The release date for Skyward Sword HD is drawing near, and there’s no doubt that Zelda fans are itching to get their hands on the game and all the awesome accessories and merchandise associated with it. Poised to satisfy, Nintendo have announced a pre-order bonus exclusive to UK residents who purchase the game before it officially hits the shelves.  If you pre-order the game from the UK My Nintendo Store, you’ll bag yourself a free SteelBook and Keyring which will…

Update: Nintendo has emailed the following statement to eShop customers who used last month’s eShop exploit to download the pre-purchase bonus from Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’s Expansion Pass for free: On Friday May 28th 2021, the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass was made available for purchase on Nintendo eShop. Buying the Expansion Pass entitles users to a special Purchase Bonus of equippable items that can be used in-game immediately. Unfortunately, an error on Nintendo eShop led to the…

One of Nintendo’s defining traits is its shroud of privacy. Game development is kept under wraps until major trailers or solid release windows can be offered. Fans can guess all they want about The House of Zelda‘s next move, but generally to know avail. Heck, being wrong about Nintendo’s future is a tradition stretching back to the home console crash of the early 80’s! But soon getting a clearer perspective on that past will only take a trip to the…

After what seems liked an excruciatingly long wait, we finally know what the Big N’s E3 2021 plans are. Resuming their traditional Tuesday morning slot, Nintendo announced that on June 15th at 9 am Pacific / 12 pm Eastern we’ll get to see a Nintendo Direct with “roughly 40 minutes of info”, focusing on games “mostly releasing in 2021”. A three-hour Nintendo Treehouse presentation will follow, presumably showcasing the games we see during the Direct (although a new game or…

Just about every aspect of life this past year has played the waiting game. Concrete news about our favorite games and their availability floats just out of reach. Rumors become so widespread and “leaks” seem so convenient that it’s hard not to take them as fact. But another trait this year has shown is that it is always best to wait and see (and be flexible) when it comes to scheduling release dates. With all that said, Bloomberg is reporting…

Nintendo has been hyping up fans on social media about the upcoming release of Skyward Sword HD by sharing clips, promotional artwork, and other fun tidbits about the HD remake of the 2011 hit. In a recent tweet from Nintendo UK, they show off the different control styles that you can choose for the game. In Skyward Sword HD, the player can choose to play with both Joy-Cons detached, reminiscent of the original game, or use the new button-only mode….

At the beginning of the year, a week-long Spirit event in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was held featuring characters from Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. It has recently been announced that those same characters will be returning permanently via the Spirit Board and in-game store. Just as last time, Terrako, Young Impa, and Master Kohga are the available Spirits. Alongside these Age of Calamity characters, the Bravely Default II characters Seth and Gloria, as well as Elvis and Adelle, from a…

Being Zelda fans, we’re all bound to have some strong opinions about the series. We love debating about everything from lore, to music, to game mechanics. Yet nothing can get a room full of Zelda fans fired up and ready to share some opinions quite like the 80’s cartoon. If you haven’t watched this 13 episode series, do yourself a favor and do so right now. I promise it’s worth it. Now that we’re all on the same page, you…

The release of Skyward Sword HD is not too far off, and fans are finally getting a glimpse of the bonus goodies they’ll be able to add to their experience with the game. Yesterday, Nintendo unveiled a new amiibo depicting Zelda and her loftwing, and today a collection of Skyward Sword HD collectible merchandise became available on the Nintendo Tokyo storefront. The coolest one yet, however, might be the steelbook case that is starting to pop up at select retailers. While…

With the release of Skyward Sword HD on the horizon, Nintendo has begun to make new merchandise available to fans. Yesterday saw the reveal of a new amiibo featuring Zelda and her Loftwing, and today new Skyward Sword items and bundles have been made available on Nintendo Tokyo’s storefront. There is some cute Korok-related merch as well! The new Skyward Sword merchandise includes a variety of novelties and a couple of bundles pairing those items with the game itself. The available items are as follows: Miniature…