Category: Zelda News

Breath of the Wild has been out for over a year now, yet players are still finding secrets, references, and continuity nods to other parts of the storied Zelda franchise. One such nod is in the Trials of the Sword DLC. Redditor kamuilyn found this great shoutout to Ocarina of Time, as the monks within the final room are resting in the iconic poses of the Seven Sages from the climactic final battle of Ocarina of Time. Fans may well remember…

A Japan-exclusive Breath of the Wild book has revealed some stunning concept art created during Breath of the Wild‘s development. Some of the beautiful images from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which was released late last year, have started to make their way online through My Nintendo News and other sites across the web. These images depict early designs for Divine Beasts, in-game characters, and so much more. Because Nintendo is usually quite secretive and guarded about the development…

Hyrule Warriors can be considered a fun romp through Zelda lore through the use of Dynasty Warriors‘ gameplay style. With the Definitive Edition set for release soon (for the U.S. and Europe), people who didn’t jump onto the Wii U bandwagon now have a chance to hack and slash mountains of enemies on the go. This recently released character highlight trailer gives a look at some of characters you’ll be able to play as in the new game. The first half…

Breath of the Wild was a massive step forward for the Zelda series, featuring a gigantic open-world, a satisfying non-linear gameplay style, and all the extra polish one would expect from Nintendo. But as innovative as it was to just its own series, the game seems to have been equally innovative to the gaming world at large. Breath of the Wild recently added another prestigious award to its collection, as it earned the Game Innovation achievement at this year’s British…

ZeldaSpeedRuns, the community behind the largest collection of Zelda speedrunning data, are holding their annual speedrunning marathon this weekend! This year’s even features a run from every major entry in the series, as well as spin-offs, including Freshly-Picked: Tingle’s Rosy Rupeeland and A Link to the Past randomizer race. Both originals and remakes will feature, with The Wind Waker playing host to an exciting community Din’s Pearl race, featuring runners from all different gaming backgrounds, and 4 way Twilight Princess HD and Majora’s Mask 3D runs taking place too. The…

Update: The Green Rupee lamp pre-order bonus is currently “out of stock”. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch on May 18th. Plenty of Zelda fans are excited enough already to hack and slash their way through waves of enemies in this HD re-release, but Nintendo UK recently offered up another incentive for fans looking to pick up the title. If you pre-order Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition from the Nintendo UK store, you’ll get yourself a free Zelda lamp…

Nine Zelda titles have made it into this year’s Summer Games Done Quick schedule, including a Legend of Zelda Low% race, an Ocarina of Time Bingo Run, and, most notably, a Wind Waker HD Any% run, the first since the discovery of a glitch called Barrier Skip which introduced a huge luck factor in the run, now mitigated by a new discovery, Morth Hover. These Zelda runs will take place alongside lesser-seen runs, such as Four Swords Adventures Any% and Oracle of Seasons Any%, as well as other popular runs, including Super Mario Odyssey Any%, a Mega…

Over the past week, Nintendo has been releasing special “Happy Birthday” wallpapers featuring some its biggest franchises. Joining wallpapers based on Super Mario Odyssey and Kirby, a new Breath of the Wild wallpaper has been unveiled as part of the promotion. Available for both desktop computers and smartphones, this classy image features the fabled Master Sword resting deep in Korok Forest. These special wallpapers are being promoted as part of a “Happy Birthday” series, but only the Kirby image carries…

Nintendo Labo is set to release in just a few short weeks with a target date of April 20th. When it was announced back in January, we asked the viewers What Utility Can Nintendo Labo Bring to the Legend of Zelda? Well today it looks like we have that answer. In a newly released teaser trailer, it shows the re-creation of the Rollgoal Mini-game from Twilight Princess, using Nintendo Labo. Rollgoal was found in Hena’s Fishing Hole and it was…

Ubisoft’s Far Cry 5 released earlier this week to much fanfare. Beyond the exploration and gunplay one would expect from the long-running action-adventure series, we were surprised to learn that a small Easter Egg from the iconic The Legend Zelda (NES) has been discovered in this new title as well. The well-known line, “It’s dangerous to go alone. Take this,” makes an appearance at the beginning of the game, on a post-it note on an open locker door. The note even contains a…