Category: Zelda News

With the 2024 Cannes Film Festival in full swing, Sony Motion Pictures Group Chairman Tom Rothman took some time to speak with Deadline about the struggles of the movie industry and Sony’s plans for the future. Topics of discussion included streaming platforms, reigniting excitement for theaters, and some of Sony’s upcoming films. Additionally, a few comments were made in regards to the upcoming Legend of Zelda movie, which was announced as a collaborative effort between Nintendo and Sony. Deadline asked…

Nintendo recently announced that a Tears of the Kingdom Master Works book will be coming to Japan on August 30th, 2024. This 464-page A4 hardcover book already has fans excited, with the prospect of artwork, storyboards, and design concepts from Tears of the Kingdom, as well as comments from the game’s developers. However, at the time of this writing, the collectible has only been announced for Japan; thus, the preview pages shown off by Nintendo have only been available in…

Video game emulators, hardware/software that enable a PC to behave like a different machine in order to run classic games, have existed for decades. Thanks to emulators, a generation of gamers have had easy access to libraries of retro titles, including titles developed or published by Nintendo. Unfortunately, emulation has likewise always carried a fair share of complications. Because emulators require an original game’s files (assets owned by the game’s developers or publishers), issues of copyright infringement have plagued the…

In commemoration of Tears of the Kingdom‘s one-year anniversary, Nintendo of America has announced via a post on X that they will be rolling out Tears of the Kingdom icons for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. These icons, some of which were made available earlier this year, feature the characters Link, Zelda, King Rauru, Queen Sonia, Ganondorf, and a Korok, as well as a variety of elements such as borders and backgrounds. This comes following the release of A Link to…

Today is the one-year anniversary of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, which released May 12th, 2023. That’s one full year of exploring the highs and lows of the series’ latest masterpiece, and of course, Nintendo couldn’t let that go by without marking the occasion. In celebration, they’ve unveiled a stunning new piece of official art, which depicts Link grasping Zelda’s hand as they fall through the sky. To fans’ delight, the artwork is available to download from…

Back in late 2023, it was revealed that the Master Sword would become available as part of Bandai Spirits’ Proplica collector’s line. Information on the prop was limited, although it would be displayed at Tamashii Nation’s toy expo, where fans could get a special glimpse of the blade in all its glory. Now, at last, there’s been an announcement to confirm that the replica will release in September 2024. Preorders are available via the Japanese My Nintendo Store, where the…

With the first anniversary of Tears of the Kingdom days away, Nintendo has announced a handful of surprises for fans of the game. Among these surprises is an official release of Tears of the Kingdom’s soundtrack, as revealed by Nintendo’s official Zelda account on X. The CD set, arriving in Japan on Wednesday, July 31st from Nippon Columbia, will contain a planned 344 tracks from the game and its trailers across nine compact discs. 壮大なBGMや各種アイテムゲットのSEまで、CD9枚組、全344曲(予定)の大ボリュームで収録しています。収録予定曲もご紹介。#ゼルダの伝説 #TearsOfTheKingdom pic.twitter.com/gkdNKpFtwb — ゼルダの伝説 (@ZeldaOfficialJP) May…

Announced via Nintendo’s official Zelda X account, a Tears of the Kingdom Master Works book will be coming to Japan on August 30th, 2024. This stunning 464-page A4 hardcover book will include artwork, storyboards, and design concepts from Tears of the Kingdom, as well as comments from the game’s developers. The book will have three sections exploring the creation of the Tears of the Kingdom universe from the perspectives of art, materials, and story, respectively. Nintendo promises to give readers…

Nintendo’s habit of dropping big news out of nowhere seems to be as strong as ever. Following yesterday’s announcement of “Switch successor” news coming within this fiscal year, the company released a trailer this morning for a new retro-focused title coming soon to Switch. Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition brings the spirit of competition to a collection of classics from the NES era, including The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros., Metroid, and more. Inspired by Nintendo’s in-person championship events…

Earlier this year, Nintendo Switch Online introduced a new way to unlock exclusive Icon Elements as part of its Missions and Rewards feature. Rather than simply asking NSO subscribers to redeem their My Nintendo Platinum Points within a certain time period to receive Icons, as they’ve done in the past, the new system tasks subscribers to also play specific games on the service within a time period in order to unlock new Icons. Following such Icon releases for Super Mario…