Category: Zelda News

The first big surprise to come from Zelda this year was the announcement of Cadence of Hyrule. Combining the rhythmic gameplay style of Brace Yourself Games’ Crypt of the Necrodancer with the music and adventuring for which that the Zelda series is known seems to have paid off. While there is a bit of a learning curve with knowing how to play the game, one of its biggest draws has to be the title’s remixed music. And one very well-known composer in…

In a recent interview with Nintendo Force, the developers of the critically acclaimed indie-darling Cuphead: Don’t Deal With the Devil revealed that it would be a “dream come true” for them to work on a 2D hand-animated Zelda title. Jared Moldenhauer, one of the heads at Studio MDHR, said that the team would be interested in making more than just a crossover. They envision a fully realized Zelda game in Cuphead’s much celebrated hand drawn art style, complete with expressive…

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma recently sat down with Kotaku to discuss a range of topics, from the newly announced Breath of the Wild sequel to the upcoming remake of Link’s Awakening. Aonuma even opened up about the current work culture at Nintendo and his own philosophies behind overtime. Another key takeaway from the published interview was the revelation that development house Grezzo, the same studio that developed Tri Force Heroes and the 3D remakes of Ocarina of Time and Majora’s…

The Zelda series has been thrown back into the gaming spectrum thanks to the Breath of the Wild sequel, Cadence of Hyrule, and the upcoming remake to Link’s Awakening. Series producer Eiji Aonuma and his team have definitely been very busy with getting these projects up and running. And of course, the Link’s Awakening has been in the main spotlight thanks to its most recent showing at this year’s E3. In a recent interview with Kotaku, Eiji Aonuma talked with…

Zelda Dungeon is happy to officially announce the return of the Zelda Dungeon Marathon! The 2019 Zelda Dungeon Marathon will begin on Saturday July 13th at 9 AM Central through July 19th. The Zelda Dungeon Team will be raising money for the Extra Life charity in direct support of the Children’s Hospital of Illinois. The Zelda Dungeon Marathon is an annual event held in July that began in 2012. Since 2012 Zelda Dungeon has raised over $30,000 for charity. The event…

Since the release of Breath of the Wild, many Zelda fans have been hoping that Nintendo would reuse the game’s assets to make a new game, much like how Ocarina of Time‘s engine was used to make Majora’s Mask. Such was the case when a Breath of the Wild sequel was teased at E3 this year, with producer Eiji Aonuma confirming that the sequel was inspired by desire “to revisit that Hyrule again”. In a recently published interview, Aonuma expanded somewhat on this…

Link’s Awakening will release on Nintendo Switch on September 20th, and many of us are waiting anxiously to get our hands on the remake. During Nintendo’s E3 conference, we were given some more insight into what the game has in store for us. One of the newest features the game will introduce is the Chamber Dungeon, a customization tool that will let players create their own dungeons. In an interview with Jason Schreier from Kotaku, we learn more from Zelda…

Wellness in the workplace has been a hot topic in the game industry as of late, with many people coming out against unfair or unhealthy working conditions within some the industry’s biggest developers and publishers. Just last week, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser justified the recent delay of Animal Crossing: New Horizons as a way to maintain a “good work-life balance” for employees. Naturally, the topic of working conditions within Nintendo came up during a recent interview with Zelda…

Last week was huge for the Zelda franchise. Cadence of Hyrule was finally released, fans received an extended look at Link’s Awakening for Switch, and the surprise announcement of a Breath of the Wild sequel set the internet on fire. The Legend of Zelda is perhaps bigger than ever, and the great minds behind the series no doubt have their work cur out for them. Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma recently sat down with Game Informer to explain how his…

Fans finally got their hands on Cadence of Hyrule this week, and it seems that everyone is falling in love with this wonderful rhythm roguelike. A lot of praise has been justly showered on Cadence‘s music, as the game celebrates the musical legacy of the entire Zelda series with a collection of bumpin’ rearrangements. Well, with the game finally available for all to play, the talented folks behind its amazing soundtrack are sounding off on social media to share in…