Category: Zelda News

United Kingdom and Hong Kong-based toy and model company First 4 Figures recently announced another fantastic addition to their incredible line-up of Zelda statues. The latest in its line of licensed Zelda collectibles will feature “Link on Horseback” from Breath of the Wild, with a YouTube unveiling scheduled for August 16th, 2022 at 9am PDT/ 5pm BST. Viewers can expect to learn the release date for the statue, pricing, features and measurements, and possible information on further editions based on…

DidYouKnowGaming?, a YouTube channel created by Shane Gill that’s dedicated to covering game facts, secrets, and more, recently translated a 2003 issue of Nintendo Dream, along with a series of other retro Japanese gaming magazines. These translations, which went viral a few months ago after DidYouKnowGaming? uploaded the video initially, revealed largely unknown information about the development of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. From the strange (Link was originally supposed to play a theremin, the world’s first electronic…

Already one of the best-selling consoles of all time, the Nintendo Switch continues to tally sales. In the latest figures released by Nintendo, the Switch has climbed to 111.08 million hardware units sold. The Switch is currently the fifth-best selling console in history. Additionally, Nintendo has sold 863.59 million individual software units on the console. It will be interesting to watch if Nintendo can displace some of the other best-selling consoles in the top five. Currently, PlayStation 4 is next…

The BBC Proms are one of the largest and most popular classical music festivals in the world. The Proms are held every summer at a variety of locations in London including the famous Royal Albert Hall. The BBC Proms are an eight-week season of daily orchestral classical music concerts and other events. The term “Proms” comes from “promenade concert,” which originally referred to outdoor concerts in London’s gardens where audiences could freely move around as the musicians played. This year…

When it comes to parenting and the Zelda franchise, there are a lot of places the worlds overlap. From handing the controller over for the first time to watching their excitement at defeating Ganon. From seeing them excited to dress up as their favorite character for Halloween to drawing a picture of Link and wanting it hung up on the wall. Zelda and kids just go together in a lot of great ways. This latest item from Bumkins is featured…

Speedrunning marathon Summer Games Done Quick 2022 came to an exciting end Saturday evening, having raised over $3 million USD for charity over the course of the preceding week. While a total of three Zelda titles were featured during the event, the marathon’s most astounding Zelda moments came during Friday’s so-called Ocarina of Time Beta Showcase. Promising a unique look at various pieces of beta and debug content that have been hiding inside Ocarina of Time‘s cartridge for the past…

With no E3 and the fate of the next Nintendo Direct uncertain, things may seem rather dry for Zelda fans; though that needn’t be the case with the now-running Summer Games Done Quick 2022. Summer Games Done Quick, or SGDQ, is an annual speedrunning marathon which raises money for charity. SGDQ, the sister event to the annual Awesome Games Done Quick, is organized by Games Done Quick, which has been raising money through speedruns for over 10 years. This year’s…

Nintendo UK is currently hosting a so-called Super Sale on the region’s eShop, with an assortment of Nintendo Switch titles seeing their price tags slashed just in time for summer. The 2019 remake of Link’s Awakening, one of the Super Sale’s highlights, is currently available for £33.29, brought down from its normal price of £49.99. Other high-profile games featured include New Pokémon Snap, Monster Hunter Rise, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and Luigi’s Mansion 3. You can find the full list…

Former Nintendo employees Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang revealed that an important executive at the company believed Breath of the Wild’s 2016 E3 debut would be a failure. Around 25:00 in the latest episode of the pair’s podcast, they explained that this executive — who was of “great importance” such that Reggie Fils-Aimé would have trusted him — felt the demo was boring because it amounted to running around in the grass with a stick, lacking much action or a…

When UK and Hong-Kong-based toy & model company First 4 Figures (F4F) announced last week that a Breath of the Wild Mipha statue would soon be joining their PVC replica lineup, we let you know about the initial teaser details. Now, the wait is over, as F4F revealed all in their recent launch live stream. The lovely Zora princess (we stan!) now joins a stunning figure lineup alongside Revali, Zelda, and Link. During their live stream, F4F gave us all…