Category: Zelda News

The massive success of the Super Mario Maker games has led many Nintendo fans to call for a similar experience for the Legend of Zelda series, in which players can build and customize their own dungeons, quests, and beyond. Well, it seems that dream extended to members of Nintendo’s staff as well, and the Chamber Dungeon feature in the newly-released Link’s Awakening exists as a result. In a recent interview with IGN, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma revealed that Link’s…

The international waters of gaming have been getting some pretty sweet swag when it comes to the Link’s Awakening remake. The UK, for instance, got an amazing collector’s edition for the game, which includes a Game Boy Classic steelbook and an awesome 120-page artbook. So color us not surprised that the mainland of Nintendo, Japan, gets some nice goodies as well. My Nintendo in Japan is now offering some new Link’s Awakening prizes for those looking to spend some platinum…

Breath of the Wild is a remarkable game with how much freedom it has; not just in terms of exploration, but even down to how one approaches solving puzzles. It’s safe to say that no playthrough of the game will go exactly the same way for most people. In a new interview published by Nintendo, developers of Breath of the Wild sat down to talk about designing the game with players in mind. In this interview, art director Satoru Takizawa,…

Among the many questions still surrounding Breath of the Wild‘s newly-announced sequel, we still don’t know if the new title will utilize the map of its predecessor or a completely new map. We do know, however, that Nintendo is currently looking to hire talented environment designers for this new game and that they are taking the search very seriously. Nintendo recently published an interview with three members of Breath of the Wild‘s environment team as part of the recruitment process,…

With its release date finally upon us, all eyes and ears are now on Link’s Awakening. Fans finally have opportunity to once again experience the many sights and sounds of Koholint Island. What surprises could be we waiting in this Switch remake? As we learned from recent promotional videos, the iconic song “Ballad of the Wind Fish” has been reimagined with lyrics for this new version of Link’s Awakening. The song, which was just a beautiful melody that Marin sang…

Today is the long-awaited day! Link’s Awakening for the Switch is finally out! To commemorate this important day, Nintendo has shared some pretty cool official artwork for the game on Twitter, and I really enjoyed seeing it! The new artwork depicts a memorable scene from the game in which Marin is on a section of the broken bridge atop Tal Tal Heights, and it cannot hold her weight for very long. To save Marin, Link swiftly uses the Hookshot to…

The release of Link’s Awakening for the Switch is now less than a week away, and Nintendo has been uploading new videos to advertise the sought-after game. Nintendo UK’s latest upload, an English-language version of the story trailer we saw from Nintendo Japan a few weeks back, features locations and footage already seen in previous trailers. But the most interesting part of this video clip is that it holds an exciting, musical surprise! For the first time ever (officially), viewers…

It’s an exciting time to be Zelda fan! The gorgeous Link’s Awakening remake will be out September 20th, 2019 across the world. With its release imminent, many fans have been wondering what (if any) changes have been made to the game. Fortunately for fans who want to know more about the remake, the Youtube channel GameXplain has posted an extensive question and answer video about the upcoming game. While the some aspects of the game are still shrouded behind the…

With only one week remaining until the release of the Link’s Awakening remake, it seems the purchase incentives aren’t stopping. The retailer Target has just recently posted in their adverts that they will be offering a free limited edition pin set for those who purchase Link’s Awakening. From what it shows on the cover for the pin box, it will most likely feature pins of Link and Marin from the remake. As with most purchase incentives like this, quantities for…

With only a week until the release of Link’s Awakening on the Switch, Nintendo is really pushing a lot of last minute marketing for the game. Maintaining this streak, the latest Nintendo Minute is a fun episode dedicated to the Link’s Awakening Chamber Dungeon! In this episode, the hosts Kit and Krysta play through heart-shaped Chamber Dungeons, competing for the fastest completion time. Both of them created and completed Chamber Dungeons off camera, and the pressure is on the other…