Category: Zelda News

As I’ve gotten older and started a family, I’ve had to cope with one particularly harsh reality: it’s very difficult to find time to play video games. This truth helped open my eyes to the world of speedrunning, that is, trying to finish a game as fast as possible. Now, no matter if I have a half hour or a couple hours at my disposal, I can at least finish a game. Of course, A Link to the Past is…

There are several things I can always count on to start a new year: first, the bitter cold of the American Midwest; second, Hockey season in full swing. And finally, I have a full week of gaming speedruns to watch! The AGDQ 2020 speedrunning marathon has come and gone, having raised $3.16 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Among many notable runs, one of the highlights was the Legend of Zelda relay race. Nine runners went head-to-head, trying to finish…

It’s been three years after the release of Breath of the Wild, and astonishingly we’re still getting commercials that involve it!  This newest Nintendo Switch commercial is meant to advertise the portability of the Switch Lite. In this short advertisement, we see a gentleman playing Breath of the Wild on the Switch Lite and defeating a Lynel. The man works as a Truck Driver, so considering he will be on the road for long periods of time, the Switch Lite is…

Nintendo Minute has released their first video of the new year, and they are starting things off by returning to Breath of the Wild, but with a new twist. Signifying this new year of 2020, Kit and Krysta have a list of 20 Breath of the Wild challenges in Bingo format, and they will try to complete a horizontal row of five challenges within 20 minutes!  Some of the challenges included on the list are to reflect a blast from…

With the last of the five DLC fighters revealed for Super Smash Bros: Ultimate during this morning’s Direct presentation, series director Masahiro Sakurai enthusiastically announced that six more Challenger Packs are on their way. Although none of the six new fighters have been shown so far, purchase of the second DLC pack, Fighters Pass Vol. 2, will include a bonus Mii Fighter costume inspired by the Ancient Armor from Breath of the Wild. The costume, much like other Zelda costumes…

The re-release of Link’s Awakening allowed a new generation of players to experience the dreamy island of Koholint. A new Link amiibo was released alongside the game, letting players show off their new Chamber Dungeons and unlock Shadow Link for some added fun.And now, thanks to Play Nintendo, you can display your amiibo in style for everyone to see with this fun cutout stand! Released back in October, this cutout “amiibo holder” features a base with Link’s Awakening‘s logo and…

It is no surprise that fans of The Legend of Zelda have craved a live-action adaptation of this long-running series. In fact, many have picked up a video camera or smart phone and had a go themselves with mixed results. But, as far as fan projects go, the new film by director Josh Mason is a pretty amazing effort. After months of teases and trailers, The Legend of Zelda by Mason Studios was finally released this week. I do appreciate…

The Nintendo store that opened in Tokyo this November has an incredible selection of exclusive merchandise lining its shelves, and its Zelda collection just received six new additions inspired by Link’s Awakening. The products include a washcloth, notebook, mug, keychain, pen, and clear file folder. Many of these new items feature Link in his adorable Link’s Awakening Switch design, and Marin even appears on the notebook and keychain. This lovely new merchandise is available for purchase now at Nintendo Tokyo….

Holidays are just around the corner, and for The Legend of Zelda fans, that means one thing: gaming fest! If you’re lucky enough to have time off work, you can really get sucked into those games that have been crying out for your attention! Nintendo are also getting in on the act by producing this video that seeks to capture the sights and sounds of the festive session. Imagine that you have your own log cabin in the snowy woods….

Nintendo has announced a new update to the acclaimed rhythm title Cadence of Hyrule! “Ocatvo’s Ode,” which is available right now, offers a brand new storyline starring the game’s antagonist Octavo. The update also includes “Dungeon Mode,” where players can challenge themselves with gameplay similar to Cadence‘s predecessor Crypt of the NecroDancer. The update is available right now for free on Nintendo Switch! Nintendo has detailed the content included in this new update: Octavo’s Ode: a new storyline starring the…