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The Legend of Zelda boasts a vibrant community of creators who show their passion for the series through artistic expression. With so many artists, writers, musicians, and creators of merchandise, it’s also important to recognize the organizers who provide the platforms and forums that bring the fruits of their labor to wider audiences. One such publication, a Zelda-themed zine called Seal the Darkness has revealed this awesome cover art for the approaching release. Hosted by art challenge Linktober, Seal the Darkness is a fanzine focusing…

Skyward Sword HD has only been available for a handful of days, but it’s already soaring to the top of sale’s charts! The remastered title has taken the number one spot in the UK chart for physical box sales, for the week ending July 17th, according to new data from marketing research group GfK. Skyward Sword HD sits at number one this week, with games like Mario Kart 8: Deluxe and Animal Crossing following behind. Skyward Sword HD is the…

Breath of the Wild is an expansive world. While light on story content in its ruined state, Hyrule certainly has a vast array of nooks and crannies to be explored. Even a bare-bones run of the game between the main villages, Divine Beasts, and Hyrule Castle will take you through quite a few different environments. To stay engaged with Breath of the Wild, some players impose rules upon themselves for heightened challenge. And here is a prime example of that…

Few figures in gaming have managed to garner the love and recognition of players like Reggie Fils-Aimé. Affectionately known as “The Regginator”, Fils-Aimé rose to prominence as the Chief Operating Officer and eventual President of Nintendo of America. He is fondly remembered for his many catchphrases and on-stage presentations, but he also represents a truly endearing personality in an often cynically corporate industry. Retiring in 2019, his departure from Nintendo was a bittersweet moment for many fans. Thankfully, it seems…

Power A, one of the most prominent manufacturers of video game peripherals, is at it again–this time adding the Zelda Blood Moon Switch controller to its already impressive product line. The American company is set to release the controller August 15, with pre-orders now available on Amazon for a list price of $54.99 (USD). In addition to the incredible artwork comprising the theme of the controller, the product offers the following features: Wireless Controller with Bluetooth 5.0 Technology + rechargeable lithium-ion…

Just in time for the release of Skyward Sword HD, Nintendo Minute is back in the studio and in person to celebrate the exciting Nintendo Switch re-release of the 2011 Wii game. In the video, Kit and Krysta unbox mint condition copies of Skyward Sword HD, as well as the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo and the special-edition Skyward Sword joy-cons. With each item, they showcase the visual details and intricacies put into the appearance of the items. All items showcased…

Major releases for The Legend of Zelda tend to be accompanied by a smorgasbord of collectible merchandise. The launch of Skyward Sword HD has been no exception, with plenty of neat extras like the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo and various pre-order bonuses. Another nifty piece of memorabilia is coming soon to My Nintendo Rewards in the form of this Skyward Sword HD acrylic panel art. This beautiful piece of artwork features the iconic image of Link raising the Master Sword to the heavens,…

Celebrating the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, My Nintendo Japan has revealed a collection of new Platinum Points rewards. There are six new rewards in total, three of which are physical, and three of which are digital. The first of the physical rewards is a bean dish with the shape and design of a Heart Container, which costs 300 Platinum Points. The next physical reward is a collection of semi-transparent Skyward Sword stickers featuring the Hylian Shield…

Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and this month’s issue will be in commemoration of that milestone. With Skyward Sword HD as the cover story and with The Legend of Zelda also in the midst of an anniversary, its 35th, the publication has decided to make this a very special release. The September issue of Nintendo Dream, which will release on July 21st, will include a 164-page Zelda art collection! This book of illustrations will be the third…

Some collectors may be disappointed this weekend when picking up their copies of Skyward Sword HD. Due to what Nintendo is calling “unforeseen shipping delays”, the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo intended to be released alongside the game will be in short supply at release. The following statement was provided by Nintendo of America: “The Zelda & Loftwing amiibo figure is currently impacted by unforeseen shipping delays. As a result, only a small portion of the Zelda & Loftwing will be available…