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E3 finally happened and it did not disappoint! We got a brand new look at the still-untitled sequel to Breath of the Wild, the first footage we’ve seen in over two years! Come hear our thoughts on the trailer, what we noticed about Link’s hand, speculation over the new ruins, our thoughts on Hyrule’s sky and much more! Plus, we talk about Age of Calamity’s DLC, the lack of special Zelda 35th Anniversary stuff, and more! All that, plus we…

Mases Hagopian and Gooey Fame are back to share their reactions to all things Zelda from Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct at E3. The crew from The Hyrule Compendium have their finger on the community pulse, and much like the rest of us, note their agony over that bait and switch Nintendo pulled at the beginning of the show with the Super Smash Bros. fighter reveal. For those that missed the Direct, it began with a mystery character carrying the body of…

Editor’s Note: This article has been edited to better reflect Aonuma’s statement. Throughout the exciting Legend of Zelda-centric segment of Nintendo’s E3 2021 Direct, series producer Eiji Aonuma shed some light on several projects, including Breath of the Wild 2 and a Zelda-themed Game & Watch system. That said, he also tempered expectations by confirming that no additional campaigns, in relation to the Zelda series’ 35th anniversary, are planned for any un-announced Zelda games on the Switch at this time: “This year,…

After two long years of waiting, the second trailer for the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is finally out! Well over a minute in length, the trailer delivers both gameplay, world, and story details for the upcoming game, all set to exciting and eerie music. Decked in a brand new outfit, Link takes to the skies to traverse floating islands, bringing along a magical arm and updated Runes. As many fans have theorized since the release…

Nintendo answered the cries of many long-time Zelda fans during today’s E3 Direct with the announcement of the retro-inspired Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda, launching November 12th, 2021!  Nintendo stated that the system celebrates the 35th anniversary of the franchise with three classic built-in games to play.  Included in the system are some of the earliest titles in the series: The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and Link’s Awakening. You’ll also get to play…

Nintendo has announced the release date for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity‘s first wave of DLC, titled Pulse of the Ancients. This wave will feature a new difficulty level called “Apocalyptic,” added weapon types, challenging enemies, and an expanded roster, including the new playable Battle-Tested Guardian! Now let’s dive into what we saw during the trailer revealed at E3 2021! The new gameplay trailer features the Battle-Tested Guardian as a playable character, a new weapon for Link, larger and more…

Previous Volume   Volume Three: Brave Pilgrim   I am not afraid. I look around me and see these trees are not the trees of my home; they twist and smile. They look mean. The winds echo with laughter, and the fog obscures my way. I know beyond the canopy, the midday sun shines high in the sky, yet within these woods, everything even feels so very dark. But I am not afraid. And I will keep telling myself this…

Greetings and Salutations! My name is Brittany, and it’s a pleasure to make your acquaintance! As you may have heard, Artists of Legend is changing hands. For three years (and without missing a single week!) Adam has lovingly crafted this series. He’s brought together artists from all over the world and helped build a community to boot. The whole reason we even have this section of the site is because it was his idea. He’s poured a lot of heart…

A little more than a month before the game’s release, GameStop has revealed an exclusive pre-order bonus for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD! Customers who buy the game at GameStop will receive a free poster as a bonus gift! The poster features artwork from the game’s original release, depicting the main cast of characters and no additional text. It appears to be single-sided, and the dimensions have yet to be revealed. You can pre-order Skyward Sword HD from GameStop…

We’re so close we can TASTE it. Eight days away from E3 and the potential revealing of Breath of the Wild 2, Age of Calamity DLC, and Skyward Sword HD details in what seems like it could be a very Zelda heavy presentation has over the moon. Of course, the best way to know where you’re going is to know where you’ve been, so this week, Andy and Al take a look at some of the high points and low…