Category: The Zelda Cast

Wow. Wowowow. THAT, my friends, was a Nintendo Direct for the ages. Despite Nintendo arguably holding back yet again on Tears of the Kingdom, there was no doubt that the trailer we saw for the game was by far the meatiest one yet. Add in the Game Boy and Game Boy Advance NSO news, with The Minish Cap and Link’s Awakening DX being playable RIGHT NOW with the Oracles not far behind it, and there was more Zelda news in…

Open world games have come a long way in the last few years, and with Tears of the Kingdom approaching, the Cast figured it was a good time to play some contemporary titles to see what the upcoming Zelda game might learn from those titles. Joined by Rod Lloyd for this episode, the gang discuss Elden Ring and Horizon Zero Dawn and lay out what they like about those games, what they dislike, and what they would like to see…

Get ready for the rematch! Last year, to celebrate 200 episodes of The Zelda Cast, we took on the team over at Omega Metroid in Zelda & Metroid Trivia and came up short. This year, to celebrate FIVE YEARS and 250 EPISODES, the two teams clash again! Dakota Lasky and Doominal Crossing of Omega Metroid take on Alasyn Eletha and Adrielle Munger of the Zelda Cast, with Andy Spiteri as the master of ceremonies and Jules Gia as the arbiter…

If you haven’t heard, Zelda Dungeon is celebrating its first Dungeon Week since 2018, where the writing staff deep dives into their favorite dungeons in the series and asks compelling questions about the state of dungeons in the series. We thought we would get in on the fun by discussing EVERY Zelda game and what our favorite dungeons from each game are. From some obvious pics (*cough*ForestTemple*cough*) to some real outside the box selections, we’re sure that if nothing else,…

Get your headphones in, because this week, we’re taking a musical journey throughout the history of the Zelda series to rank and discuss every games main theme! We go back and find what works, what doesn’t, which games were short-changed, and which themes we would consider the best of all time. We’re playing every theme in the series, so sit back and groove out to the amazing music of the series. Don’t forget to let us know which main theme…

In the barren landscape of Zelda news that’s been the last year, everyone’s favorite Zelda podcast is here to act as a beacon of light by bringing back a tried and true tradition: Guess That Zelda Character! Using 16 Yes or No questions, the gang are joined by Zelda Cast Social Media Manager Jules Gia to see if they can figure out just who the heck these Zelda characters are! We turned up the heat and selected some brutally hard…

Happy New Year! We’re ringing in 2023 by answering a whole slew of Zelda Daily Debates that our incredible writing team has put together! Included in the gambit are: how much influence will Skyward Sword have on Tears of the Kingdom? Why has Nintendo been so secretive with the promotion thus far? What are our biggest fears about the upcoming sequel to Breath of the Wild? Could another delay be on the table? Would Nintendo ever release a buggy Zelda…

As 2022 comes to a close, the gang reflect on what ended up unfortunately being one of the worst years in the history of the Zelda series. But was it the worst? Andy started doing some research into things that happened year by year in the series and presented it to you this week to decide for yourself what were the best and worst years in the long history of the series. There is a lot of ground to cover,…

Welcome back to another week of everyone’s favorite Zelda podcast! This week, we put YOU in control and asked you to give us some Zelda questions to answer, and boy, did you deliver! What would a Zelda VR game look like? Which game had the best promotion leading up to its release? Is there a chance we could see a new ultimate weapon replace the Mast Sword? Will there ever be another main line game with pixel art? Does Tears…

Despite nabbing the Most Anticipated Game award, Tears of the Kingdom was a no-show at this years Game Awards, continuing the bizarre, frustrating, and perplexing pre-release cycle the sequel to Breath of the Wild has been on since its reveal, capping off what may go down as the worst year for The Legend of Zelda in the modern era. If you think that’s dramatic, come listen to Andy and Al explain why they hold that opinion, and debate on whether…