Category: Zelda News

Nintendo concluded yesterday’s Direct presentation with a huge bang, announcing the long-rumored remake of Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch. Feeling both new and familiar, this remake will feature an eye-popping new art style while still retaining the core elements of the original game. Character, quests, and locations look to be faithfully recreated, and Link’s Awakening‘s sense of whimsy and wonder is as alive as ever. There’s still so much for us learn about Link’s Awakening on Switch. But what…

Wow. Wowowowowow!! Talk about a way to end a Nintendo Direct! YES, the long rumored remake of Link’s Awakening was FINALLY revealed today and Andy and Taylor dive full steam ahead into it! Did we like the trailer? What’s up with those graphics?? Is it going to get a subtitle? When do we expect it to be released? Does this put the kibosh on the Skyward Sword HD rumors? All this and so much more! We also cover everything else…

During today’s Nintendo Direct, the long-rumored remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening was finally revealed for the Nintendo Switch. Capping off the presentation, Nintendo released a trailer for a re-imagining of Link’s Game Boy classic that featured gameplay footage and an exceptional looking animated intro sequence. The trailer also gave us our first look at the remake’s art style, which is sure to be a talking point among fans. Link’s Awakening for Nintendo Switch will feature a cutesy, almost…

Nintendo recently announced a special, three-day Zelda-themed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate event. The event, aptly titled “Power, Wisdom and Courage”, is due to begin on February 15th and will allow players to battle spirits from the Legend of Zelda series, in order to earn more gold than usual. Spirits are characters that have lost their physical forms and have become, well, spirits. They can be collected to augment the power of your fighters, opponents, and even Mii Fighters. If you aren’t sure how to…

Zelda music lovers, rejoice! In December 2018, Tokyo had their ears and imaginations graced by The Legend of Zelda Concert 2018. However, many western fans were likely unable to make the trip to Japan and revel in the sounds of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. Fear no more, though, because, as of March 15, 2019, you can have your very own recording of the event, with loads of extras! The Legend of Zelda Concert 2018 Original Soundtrack is now available now for…

As part of their advertising push, Nintendo have released a brand new advert aimed at families, featuring footage from Breath of the Wild. The 30-second clip introduces a young couple with a baby as the mother leaves for a meeting. The father proceeds to showcase some Breath of the Wild footage, from riding on horseback to fighting a Lynel. During this session, he’s making sure to keep quiet as the baby slowly falls asleep. As the mother returns, he suggests the renaming of…

Update: Nintendo has released a video detailing the new additions to the Nintendo Selects line. You can watch it above. Nintendo has some wonderful news for the Zelda fans who also love great prices. Three new titles have joined the Nintendo Selects library, with Majora’s Mask 3D being one of them. And joining Majora’s Mask 3D is Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS, and StarFox 64 3D. Players can pick any of these wonderful titles up for just $19.99 USD/$29.99 CAD….

Nintendo is seeking recruits for work on the next project in the Legend of Zelda series, as shown by two open positions recently listed on Nintendo’s Japanese recruitment website. The company is looking to hire a 3DCG Designer as well as a Level Designer, with both positions based in Nintendo’s headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. The 3DCG Designer position specifies work on in-game terrain and dungeons. Applicants are required to have experience with Maya, background production, Photoshop, software development, and environments…

Update: Chinese Nintendo on YouTube has uploaded the first 20 minutes of the newly updated version of Twilight Princess on the Nvidia Shield. You can watch the entire video embedded above or right here. If you’d like to compare this new footage to the upscaled 1080p version of Twilight Princess originally released on the Shield in 2017, check out this video. Original: In 2017, Nvidia, the company responsible for the Nintendo Switch’s processor, brought updated versions of several Nintendo Wii games to the Nvidia Shield in…

No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again launches soon, in about 24 hours in Japan. And the game’s creator, Suda51, took to Twitter today talk about a special shirt the game’s protagonist will be able to collect and wear. Presented in a tweet with the caption “24  hours remain,” the shirt prominently features Link from Majora’s Mask. Attentive players will remember these words from Majora’s Mask, shown on the last of three days that drive the game’s mechanics. Suda51 is one of the…