Category: Zelda News

Nintendo of America have highlighted a new Breath of the Wild-themed headset, created by ASTRO Gaming. The headset in question, the A10, is known for its comfort and durability, and has various audio options, such as in-line volume control and Game-Voice Balance. The site describes the headphones as “precisely tuned for gaming”. The description reads: This durable A10 Headset features golden runes, Lens of Truth, Hyrule Crest, and the iconic Zelda “Z” and Master Sword emblem embossed upon a textured black…

Back in May, greeting card and gift juggernaut Hallmark unveiled a series of Nintendo ornaments as part of its Keepsake brand. After releasing Mario Kart and Donkey Kong ornaments in July, the company finally has something special for Legend of Zelda fans. Earlier this month, Hallmark officially released a nifty Link ornament, fashioned after the legendary hero’s appearance in the very first Zelda game. Released on October 6th, this Link ornament seems perfect for a Zelda fan’s Christmas tree this…

Accessory manufacturer PDP has just released two new accessories for the Nintendo Switch: the Slim Travel Case and the Faceoff Deluxe Wired Pro Controller. Both of these items managed to catch a splash of Zelda paint too! We were fortunate enough to go hands on with both accessories and documented it all for your viewing pleasure. The Slim Travel Case prominently features the original 8-bit version of Link, but also subtly impressed into the background are items from the original…

This week, Games Done Quick, a huge charity marathon organization, released their schedules for two upcoming events: GDQ Express and Awesome Games Done Quick 2019. Expanding out from their bi-annual speedrunning marathons, GDQ Express is taking place at the end of October at TwitchCon, a huge gathering of Twitch streamers and viewers. This smaller scale event features a selection of the most popular (and sometimes craziest) runs to feature in a GDQ event, and includes the following Zelda titles: Ocarina of Time…

The Nintendo Switch Online service has been updated recently, specifically adding four new titles to its roster of NES games. Among these titles is an easier version of The Legend of Zelda, headlined as “The Legend of Zelda, Living the Life of Luxury.” Players of this version will begin a new quest with 255 Rupees, 9 keys, 8 bombs, and a hoard of other items, including the White Sword and Blue Ring. It seems the goal of this release is to…

A fruitful partnership between Nintendo and the Bandai Company has produced some really cool stuff for Japanese Zelda fans. In addition to a recent promotion that brought Zelda merchandise to Japanese convenient stores, Bandai just launched a set of Breath of the Wild-themed candy and card packs in Japan. Each pack, priced at ¥120 yen (approximately $1.06 USD), includes two pieces of apple-flavored, heart-shaped candy and one random Breath of the Wild collectible card. There are 26 cards in total…

Have you been looking to pick up a new controller for your Switch, but have been holding out due to the high price of Nintendo’s own Pro Controller? Well you’re in luck, as accessory manufacturer Power A has just announced their own line of Officially Licensed Enhanced Wireless Controllers for Nintendo Switch. They are even releasing a special version themed around our favorite Hylian hero! Power A is looking to bring you the quality of something you’d expect from Nintendo’s…

Since its release in early 2017, Breath of the Wild has been met with widespread critical acclaim. The game has received countless awards and recognitions over the past two years, and it retains a strong reputation among many big names in the gaming industry. With so much good will thrown its way, it’s no surprise that some developers have paid homage to the latest Zelda title in their own games. In fact, a Breath of the Wild Easter egg has…

The 2018 holiday season is quickly approaching, and if you have a loved one who adores Zelda and needs a new sweater, there is some good news for you. Merchoid is offering two Zelda-themed sweaters, “Wreath of the Wild” and “Tinsel and Triforces,” with each priced at $54.99. Shipping is free on these goods, and the sweaters are 100% knitted. There are also sweaters available from other games on the website, with a Pokemon-themed sweater launching alongside the Zelda pair. These…

Yesterday, Nintendo released detailed images of several alternate costumes for characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, including one for Link. This alternate costume bears resemblance to the Tunic of the Wild in Breath of the Wild, harkening back to Link’s design in games like the original Legend of Zelda and A Link to the Past. Link throws back on his iconic green hat and tunic, with brown sleeves and some thigh hugging shorts to complete the look (did Link borrow those…