Category: Zelda News

Stretch out those hands because it’s time to get your holly jolly groove on! In honor of The Game Awards, the Nintendo eShop has discounted select titles for upwards of 50% off. Highlights include Cadence of Hyrule — nominated for Best Score & Music — which is down to $17.49 USD from its typical price of $24.99 USD. Do you already have Cadence, or simply not in a rhythm game mood? Perhaps The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim will scratch that adventuring itch for you….

We didn’t get the Breath of the Wild 2 trailer we were all hoping for, but that doesn’t mean Nintendo fans left The Game Awards 2019 completely empty handed. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate walked away with the Best Fighting Game award at this year’s ceremony, beating out titles like Dead or Alive 6 and Mortal Kombat 11. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was also nominated for Best Family Game and Game of the Year, but lost out to Luigi’s Mansion 3…

Blossom Tales is getting a physical release! The retro-inspired title from FDG Games will receive a two-week limited run release starting on December 20th at 10 AM ET. Limited Run Games sent out the news via tweet and you can find the information on their blog. The game is currently unavailable for pre-order via their website, so fans will have to wait until launch day to order the game. The bundle includes the game, three sheets of removable stickers, and…

Over the past several months, Nintendo has made a strong push to hire new designers for the upcoming Breath of the Wild sequel. As part of this high-profile recruitment process, the company has promoted certain job listings multiple times and has even released fascinating developer interviews in order to entice potential candidates. Nintendo recently shared to its careers website a crop of behind-the-scenes images from the game’s reveal trailer, no doubt as a way to further attract talented designers. The…

All kinds of glitches run rampant throughout the Nintendo 64-era Zelda games. Anybody who has ever watched a speedrun of Majora’s Mask, for example, knows the bugs that dominate an average run. Now one such glitch that has been recently found takes players to none other than the test room used by the developers of Majora’s Mask. In order to achieve this feat, players must perform a glitch called the “Stale Reference Manipulation” in the Japanese version of Majora’s Mask….

Nintendo has just released a trailer for the upcoming Version 2.0 update for Super Mario Maker 2, which will release on December 5th. This update includes a whole new batch of course parts, such as Pokeys, Frozen Coins, and P-Blocks. The most notable thing in this trailer though (found at the 2:26 mark) is a very iconic item from the Zelda series, the Master Sword. This power-up, only available in the Super Mario Bros. game style, allows our plumber hero…

It’s that time again for everyone to reflect on the top games of the year! Among a whirlwind year of new games, the Zelda series alone treated fans with two new titles to play through: Link’s Awakening and Cadence of Hyrule. So with awards season now in full swing, let us examine the recently-announced nominees for the 2019 Game Awards. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo’s flagship fighting game, has been nominated for Game of the Year, along with a handful…

Quality time looks different for each and every family. Some families go out for a picnic or play outdoors, while those with a game system in the household might try to beat the heck out of the next big game together. Nintendo knows that full well, as we can see in their latest commercial for the Switch and Switch Lite systems. Called “My Way”, the commercial features a father helping his daughter play through the Link’s Awakening remake. After beating the…

Nintendo’s fiscal earnings for the period ending on September 30th were recently released, revealing unit totals for the Switch Lite and Link’s Awakening during their first 11 days. The Switch Lite sold approximately 1.95 million units, helping Nintendo land a whopping 4.98 million total Switch sales this half of the fiscal year. For reference, these numbers are up 50% over the 3.19 million units sold in 2018’s first fiscal half. This last season has pushed the total lifetime sales of…

Lucky fans in Japan will have the opportunity to grab some snazzy new Legend of Zelda merchandise when the official Nintendo Tokyo store opens on November 22nd. This will be the city’s first official Nintendo store, and it already boasts an enviable selection of wares. The Zelda collection includes an enamel pin set, ties, a heat-changing 3-heart mug, notebooks, a hand towel, keychains, shirts, a tote bag, and pencil pouches.  The full list of products and their pricing is as…