Category: Zelda News

All you avid Zelda collectors out there might have something exciting waiting for you at your local Walmart store. In what seems to have gone under the radar until just recently, toy company and frequent Nintendo licenser Jakks Pacific has released new Link and Zelda action figures, based on the characters’ appearances in Breath of the Wild. Eagle-eyed Zelda fans, including Zelda Dungeon’s own Heather Beard, have spotted these new figures at Walmart stores in North America over the past…

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask holds a special place in the hearts of many Zelda fans. Released only two years after Ocarina of Time, it was an amazing achievement in the gaming industry to put out a game that quickly as a follow-up to the success of its predecessor. Its three-day cycle that affected gameplay, its numerous side quests that focused on characterization, and its darker themes of loss, grief, and even death make it unique among the Zelda series, let…

The Legend of Zelda cartoon is a charming, quirky gem in the annals of Zelda history, and Polygon recently spoke to the creative forces behind the show to learn more about how this unique contribution to our beloved series came to be. These interviews revealed that Nintendo loved the artists’ depiction of Zelda wearing pants rather than a typical princess dress, Link’s “Excuuuuse me, Princess” line was a play on one of comedian Steve Martin’s catchphrases, the relationship between the…

Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) is an annual speedrunning marathon in which speedrunners from across the globe come together to showcase their skills, beat games as quickly as possible, and, most importantly, raise money for charity. AGDQ 2023, which is raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, kicked off earlier today and will be running 24/7 all week long. The Legend of Zelda has always had a strong presence at Awesome Games Done Quick, and this year’s event is no…

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is fast approaching, and recent listings from French retailer fnac may hint at good news for amiibo fans. Recent updates to fnac’s website show a great number of Zelda-themed amiibo available for purchase, from Breath of the Wild to Super Smash Bros. Here is the full list of amiibo currently available at retail value on fnac: Link – Majora’s Mask Wolf Link & Midna Link (Rider) Link (Archer) Link – Ocarina of Time Link – Twilight Princess Link…

A few months ago, the LEGO Ideas program stopped accepting submissions based on The Legend of Zelda due to a so-called “License Conflict.” Indeed, no Zelda-based submissions have made their way onto the program since November; but that doesn’t mean that the few dozen Zelda ideas submitted before the above decision have not continued to move through the LEGO Ideas process. In fact, a set based on Breath of the Wild‘s Temple of Time has qualified for an official review…

Update: In response to a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) counter notification submitted by Did You Know Gaming? (DYKG), YouTube has restored the channel’s video covering the unreleased Retro Studios-developed Zelda spin-off Heroes of Hyrule. You can watch the video, originally published October 2nd, 2022, right here.   We won. The Heroes of Hyrule video is back up: https://t.co/2EHx2jjhha https://t.co/UiIIb6LA49 pic.twitter.com/gUV5wadgB6 — DidYouKnowGaming (@didyouknowgamin) December 28, 2022 If a video is removed from YouTube due to a DMCA takedown notice submitted by a…

With the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom less than six months away, marketing promos have started to go out, and one keen-eyed observer has discovered a new detail about the game. Spotted on an in-store promo brochure for the highly anticipated Zelda title by Dutch Reddit user u/Few_Working3350, Nintendo Switch Online support is being advertized for Tears of the Kingdom. Such functionality is to be expected, as virtually all Switch games feature Switch Online support…

If you’re a fan of Stranger Things on Netflix, you should already know Gaten Matarazzo, who plays the character Dustin Henderson. But did you know that when Matarazzo is taking a break from fighting Vecna or the Demogorgon, he is busy playing the Nintendo Switch and is an avid fan of the Zelda series? Matarazzo recently gave an interview to Variety and highlighted the games he is playing this holiday season. While he noted that he would be gifting Pokemon Scarlet and Violet to friends…

Zelda fans can rejoice today as Nintendo’s official store has listed the ESRB rating for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The official ESRB rating for Tears of the Kingdom is E10+ for “mild suggestive themes” and “fantasy violence.” Seeing that the two previous mainline console Zelda games, Skyward Sword and Breath of the Wild, were both rated the same, this rating shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to anybody. However, with an official rating, we can…