Category: Daily Debate

It’s almost Halloween, which means it’s the perfect excuse to dress up as your favorite Zelda character.  It’s time to pull your costumes out, or get sewing if you prefer to make your own new one.  But then comes the ultimate choice — which character should you actually dress up as? The Zelda universe has a plethora of characters and creatures to dress up as, and some of them really fit the Halloween theme.  An obvious choice would be to…

Watch out! Spoilers ahead. If you haven’t played the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Demo yet and want to be surprised, click away now! As per the Nintendo standard, we were hit with a demo for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity with very little warning Wednesday morning. As those excited for the release have gotten to play it, early story details for the game have begun to emerge. This has lead to quite a few questions being asked about a…

With the surprise release of a playable demo for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, excitement for the game’s November 20 release is reaching fever pitch. For folks willing to download the demo, players have been given thrilling look at the game style, combat feel, and early storylines. For avid fans like myself, any additional news is welcome; getting to try the game before final release is a dream. I’m most eager to compare the feel of the game to Hyrule Warriors:…

The cancellation of many haunted houses, mazes, and other spooky points of interest this Halloween gives us the perfect opportunity to develop the scariest possible Zelda-themed horror experience for next year! Wouldn’t it be something to see our hair-raising idea brought to life at Universal Park’s Halloween Horror Nights in anticipation of the Super Nintendo World opening? There’s plenty of Zelda material to work with from wallmasters to redeads, gibdos, like-likes, skulltula, dead hands, poes, and more. First, let’s settle…

In the Zelda series, curses are a reoccurring theme and one of the more interesting side quests that Link can take part in. When I started making a list, my thoughts turned to which of the curses I found the most rewarding to break. In The Minish Cap, it is possible for players to access a part of the Cloud Tops early. Here, you will discover a man called Gregal who is plagued by a ghost. By using the Gust…

Although created all over the world, Japanese-style animation, popularly termed “anime”, is seen as a highly respected art form in Japanese culture that, unlike the tropes of Western animation, is meant to gear towards all ages and not just children. It is normally adapted from manga, actualized into an animated series or movie with voice acting, telling stories unafraid to explore deeper and darker themes. Nintendo being a company headquartered in Japan, it is no surprise that Nintendo’s Zelda series…

With Halloween coming fast over the horizon, the more morbid or spooky topics seem to take center stage at Zelda Dungeon. Link and death have an understanding in the Zelda series. If Link should perish, he can be revived by fairies or simply begin his quest again from the last save point. There are no high stakes here. We know as the player, that there will always be a second chance if things go wrong. After all, this is a…

Among the most common criticisms surrounding Breath of the Wild’s story is the relative lack of screen time and development from the Four Champions. Indeed, I myself have brought this up ad nauseam, so I hope to shake things up a bit with this discussion. With Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, these folks are finally poised to take center stage. I mean, we’ll get to play as them! Beyond simply giving Urbosa and company more screen time, though, I’ve been…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will soon be upon us, and the newest trailer leaves Zelda fans with many questions. Some of the biggest questions that fans have stem from the mysterious figure featured at the end of the newest trailer. We only see this cloaked person for a few seconds, but the fan base was alive with theories after the trailer dropped. Some have begun to ask if the figure was Vaati or Yuga. Vaati has been a recurring…

Warning! Spoilers for Breath of the Wild ahead! From a storytelling perspective, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is in a unique position. Having already seen the cliff notes of its story via Breath of the Wild’s collectible memories, we know that we’re not exactly in store for a sunshine-and-rainbows finale. Let’s hit the major bullet points real quick: Calamity Ganon assumes control of the Divine Beasts, the Four Champions are killed, Princess Zelda remains trapped in Hyrule Castle with Calamity…