Category: Zelda News

In an interview with IGN, Breath of the Wild Director Hidemaro Fujibayashi explained the programming difficulties associated with letting Link pet the many pups of Hyrule. He explained that Link can only perform a limited number of actions, but they’re versatile so his abilities seem endless. In order for Link to pet dogs, however, an entirely new action (that wouldn’t have been functional elsewhere) would have been necessary. For this practical reason, Link wasn’t given the ability to pet dogs. Fujibayashi said,…

With the surprise release of Breath of the Wild’s Champions’ Ballad DLC last week, Zelda fans have been quick to immerse themselves in the new content. But for Japanese fans, the excitement doesn’t stop with the DLC because there’s also a Champions’ Ballad theme available in the 3DS theme shop for ¥200. According to Nintendo Everything, the theme is expected to become available in North America and Europe too. Check out the 3DS theme trailer from Nintendo of Japan. What…

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild contains many classic Zelda items, such as the Bombs in the form of the Bomb Rune, the Boomerang in the form of various boomerangs you can find scattered across Hyrule, the Bow as main item alongside your sword and shield, and even the Fire and Ice Rods. However, one iconic Zelda item has not shown up in Breath of the Wild: the Hookshot, an item that first appeared in A Link to the Past….

The Champions’ Ballad DLC is finally here and Zelda fans aren’t the only ones celebrating. My Nintendo is offering some great Zelda inspired rewards, including two wallpapers featuring images related to the DLC; Link on the Master Cycle Zero and a group shot of the five champions, each going for 50 Platinum Points. These will be up for grabs until March 31st, 2018, so don’t miss your chance to snatch them! Also available for a short amount of time are…

The Champions’ Ballad has been released, and though the new shrines and story elements are amazing, there is still much more to be gained from experiencing this DLC. One of the best new items in my opinion is the ancient horse gear. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve left my horse somewhere and needed her when I’m on the other side of the map, and I know I’m not alone in this struggle. In a recent interview exclusive to…

One of the most shocking moments from The Champions’ Ballad launch trailer was the reveal of the Master Cycle Zero, a motorcycle-like mount that Link can use to traverse the land of Hyrule. The decision to include such an outlandish vehicle in a Zelda game was really quite bold, and some fans are still trying to wrap their minds around its inclusion. Luckily, series producer Eiji Aonuma and Breath of the Wild director Hidemaro Fujibayashi recently explained the reasoning behind…

One of the biggest pieces of news to come out of The Game Awards tonight was the reveal that a new motorcycle-like mount will be available in Breath of the Wild‘s second DLC pack, The Champions’ Ballad. The DLC’s launch trailer gave fans a taste of how this motorbike operates; but for fans that wanted a better look at its unicorn-like design, Nintendo recently unveiled official artwork of the Master Cycle Zero as well. Players can unlock the Master Cycle…

On top of its achievements of winning the Best Action/Adventure and Best Game Direction awards at The Game Awards, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has officially won the Game of the Year Award, beating Super Mario Odyssey, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Persona 5, and Horizon Zero Dawn. Breath of the Wild‘s director Hidemaro Fujibayashi and series producer Eiji Aonuma took the stage to accept the award: Aonuma: “Thank you, America! On behalf of everyone who worked on this game, thank…

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has already won two awards at The Game Awards 2017, those being the awards for Best Action/Adventure Game and Best Game Direction. Breath of the Wild‘s director Hidemaro Fujibayashi took the stage to accept the award: “Thank you for this wonderful award. The game design of Breath of the Wild is the result of long hours of work by many people on the development staff to create an adventure that takes on new challenges….

Nintendo dropped a bombshell tonight at The Game Awards, releasing a new trailer for The Champions’ Ballad and announcing that the DLC pack is available tonight. The trailer included glimpses of several new features coming to Breath of the Wild, so we have decided to lay them all out right here. Here is all the information we know so far: The Champions’ Ballad will include new story content, set before the events of Breath of the Wild. We will see…