Category: Zelda News

Update: After players discovered that HUP Games’ Final Sword included “Zelda’s Lullaby” as background music, the title has been removed from the Nintendo eShop in all regions. The game is still available for purchase on mobile platforms. In response to an inquiry from Japanese publication Automaton, a representative from HUP Games claimed that the company purchased music licenses from “an entity specializing in BGM sales” and not from Nintendo. According to the representative, HUP Games were unaware that their game made unauthorized use…

Ever since the beginning of stay-at-home orders and self-quarantining, it seems the world has been stopped by cancellations and postponements. Over the past few months, however, GalaxyCon has stepped up in lieu of in-person conventions, hosting virtual panels, video chats, and autograph signings for fans of tons of franchises. Fans of the Zelda series and of Breath of the Wild in particular will be happy to tune in to the panel coming up in just a few weeks. The live, virtual…

Update: Investigations by GameXplain and other outlets have clarified the statements made by Breath of the Wild‘s Spanish voice actors Marc Navarro and Nerea Alfonso on the Un Café con Nintendo podcast. Though the voice actors did joke about the subject, they neither confirmed nor denied that they have done any work on Breath of the Wild 2. They also emphasized that they are not permitted to confirm that voice work has even started or that they are involved. Un Café…

A few weeks back, renowned toy and model manufacturer First 4 Figures teased the release of a PVC version of their Majora’s Mask replica. A smaller and more affordable alternative to the company’s resin Majora’s Mask, this PVC statue was promised to be a worthwhile collectible for Zelda fans. First 4 Figures recently dispensed a ton of information about their PVC Majora’s Mask statue during a lengthy launch live stream, revealing its price, features, and edition exclusives. There will be…

A few weeks back, Nintendo released Jump Rope Challenge for free on the Switch eShop. Created by a small group of Nintendo developers while they worked from home in Japan, the game allows players to simulate jumping rope with just their Joy-Con controllers. Jump Rope Challenge has been praised for its simplicity and charm, and it’s been seen as a great way to stay active in these weird times. Nintendo just released a free update to Jump Rope Challenge, which…

For many Zelda fans, the distinct heart shape, bulging eyes, and rainbow-colored features of Majora’s Mask is a unique and iconic design. This mask manages to conjure up feelings of dread and nostalgia in equal measure for the much-loved video game of the same name. But would you want a statue of it sitting on your desk? Well, First4Figures has announced that a Majora’s Mask PVC statue is currently in the works. Back in 2017, we took a look at…

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost thirty five years since Link set out on his first adventure. Warned that it is dangerous to go alone by an old man and given his very first sword to accompany his courage, the small boy in green embarked on an adventure that players still remember today. At the time, Nintendo likely didn’t predict the longevity of the series or how much it would grow from the 1986 release. In honor…

On Twitter today, Nintendo of Europe announced that exclusive themed Hanafuda and playing card sets are now available to order from the EU My Nintendo store while supplies last. The Hanafuda cards include Mario and traditional Japanese “President” themed sets. While the playing cards feature Zelda, Mario, Splatoon, and Kirby themes. The Mario Hanafuda sets cost £22.50+shipping, the President Hanafuda set costs £18.00+shipping, and the regular playing cards cost £14.50+shipping each. Get them here! 🎴🃏 Themed Hanafuda and playing card…

Collectible figure manufacturer First4Figures has just released an unboxing video showcasing their upcoming statue of True Form Midna from Twilight Princess. The video shows off the Exclusive Edition of the statue, which, unlike the Base Edition that comes with just the statue and pedestal, features light-up orange hair for Midna. For those who want every single little thing that comes with this First4Figures statue, time is running out to pre-order the Definitive Edition. This version not only comes with what…

Linktober hosted their first ever Zelda Creator Con over the weekend, as different content creators, artists, and vendors from across the Zelda community came together for a massive virtual event. Though Zelda Creator Con’s main show came to a conclusion Sunday night, host and organizer Joel Siegel announced that the event’s website will remain open for an additional two weeks! That means if you missed the main event over the weekend, you still have a chance to view everything on the show’s…