Category: The Zelda Cast

Welcome back to the show this week, as we delve into a fantastic new Zelda fan album from acclaimed producer Jokabi and record label GameChops called “Zelda’s Lofi Kingdom“! This is a soothing, melodic album that remixes some of the best tracks from Tears of the Kingdom, so this week, we delve in and review the album, talking our favorite tracks, nicest remixes, differences between this album and the Zelda & Chill series, what tracks we might have left off…

Recently, our Zelda Dungeon Writing Staff released a feature that collected the various writers’ SPICIEST Zelda hot takes, and just like we did on the podcast a few months ago, we’re now reacting to each take and assigning it a SPICE meter. On the table: is the downfall timeline the only logical conclusion for the timeline to go following the events of Ocarina of Time? And speaking of that game, is nostalgia the only thing keeping it atop our Best…

The Zelda Cast Top Tens returns, with a special April Fools theme! This month, Al is back on the show to talk about the funniest moments from the series, from Link getting shoot out of a cannon to the residents of Animal Village throwing out viscous burns to the ongoing shenanigans of Groose and Linebeck. We also talk about the best boss themes in the series, from obvious picks like Ganondorf and Monk Maz Koshia to some lowkey gems from…

Welcome to a nice and cozy edition of the show today, as have a chill time answering some of the amazing Daily Debates our Writing Team ha created! On the docket today: is 5-6 years between 3D Zelda games the new norm now, and if so, should it be? What’s one of the more underrated themes in the series? What’s our favorite piece of Zelda content in Super Smash Bros.? Why wasn’t underwater exploration included in Tears of the Kingdom?…

Welcome to another episode of the show, where this week, we have the honor of closing out Zelda Dungeon’s Four Swords Week celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the single most unheralded Zelda game of them all: Four Swords Adventures! Andy and Al recount their memories of the game from the time it was first announced, to the first time they played together at the Zelda Dungeon Marathon, and reflect on the things that held it  back from being a huge…

Welcome to the Zelda Cast, where this week, we’re not really talking about Zelda! Well, that’s not entirely true, but this week’s show is all about the sequel to one of the best new franchises we’ve played in recent years: Horizon: Forbidden West! Listen as we explore our thoughts on what this sequel did differently than Tears of the Kingdom, being an open world sequel itself, and what areas Forbidden West did better, and what areas Zelda came out on…

Another year, another chance to vote for your favorite song in Zelda Dungeon’s sixth annual Musical March Madness!! The 64-song single elimination tournament returns yet again, and we’re going through and picking out what songs we think are going to end up winning this year! Joined by Omega Metroid’s Doominal Crossing, the gang go through match-by-match, song-by-song until there’s only one champion left! With music from Tears of the Kingdom entering the fray this year, the field is wide open,…

Welcome to the Springtime, where to honor the longer days and flowers blooming, we’re back with another Top Tens episode! This week I’m joined by Zelda Cast producer and good pal Adrielle Munger to tackle a couple different topics! We go over and talk about the best designs over the years for Princess Zelda, from her more recent turn as an ancient Sage of Time in years past in Tears of the Kingdom to her… unconventional turn in the CD-i’s…

In a followup to last weeks episode ranking all of the amazing bosses of Twilight Princess, we thought we would keep the good times rolling by judging all of the different mini-bosses of Link’s Twilight Realm adventure! Luckily for us, the mini-bosses in this game are as good if not better than a bunch of the main bosses, so come hang out as we determine where personal fights against good characters like Ook and Dangoro stack up against menacing monsters…

We’re kicking it old school this week, as we’re dialing it back to 2006 to talk about Twilight Princess, and specifically, the bosses! We’re conducting a good ol’ fashioned boss ranking this week, and no Zelda game has a stronger selection of baddies than Link’s adventure through the Twilight Realm! From the fun-incarnate race against Stallord and the emotional confrontation with Blizzeta all the way to the epic sky battle versus Argorok to the amazing final confrontation again the Dark…