Tag: Legend of Zelda

Since the Ocarina of Time manga’s debut in 2000, artist duo Akira Himekawa has, in one form or another, adapted most of Link’s subsequent adventures. Almost each iteration is only loosely based on its respective source material, however, but the basic story is the same, but the duo definitely takes its fair share of liberties with the finer details. Based on what I’ve read, many characters, including the legendary hero himself, often have more characterization than their video game counterparts….

The whole idea of instruments in the Zelda series has been around since the early games but it really became popular with Ocarina of Time. The ocarina in this game allowed players to do so many different things, such as solving puzzles, fast travelling, changing the weather and changing the time. These sorts of things were carried over into games like Majora’s Mask, The Wink Waker and Twilight Princess. Other games in the series have used musical instruments too, just not to the extent of…

While the Legend of Zelda series is an excellent series of games, these games are certainly not flawless. There is always something for one of us fans to complain about, no matter how small or how large the problem may be. Tedious dungeons, time wasting enemies, a lack of difficulty settings, each of these things are just a few of many flaws in the series. Now of course the good greatly outweighs the bad in the series, but it still has…

Alright, its not secret that the internet has a very, well, different opinion of Skyward Sword than most of us have. Complaints about shotty motion controls and long, arduous quest are just some of the arguments that lovers and haters of Zelda’s latest console installment use. And for the most part reviews like Game Grump’s Egoraptor have perpetuated the hate for Skyward Sword’s innovations. But Jirard Khalil, aka The Completionist, takes the internet to court in order to defend Skyward…

Are you still under the impression that the CDI games are the darkest part of Zelda’s history? Ok, they probably still are. But there are still a massive about of bootleg Zelda games out there that try to rival Zelda CDI for worse Zelda game (even though some of them are really good.) Spacehaster, a video game Youtuber who is also know for his affiliation with PeanutButterGamer as his editor and more recently his gaming partner in the series “PB…

TwoBreaths, a musical duo consisting of twins Dragomira and Soryane, have composed a unique cover to Dragon Roost Island’s theme. The score is done completely on the harp played by Dragomira. This piece is a wonderful way to spend those dark winter nights curled up with some hot cocoa. So grab your favorite pillow, find a comfy chair, and hit the jump to take a listen to this peaceful melody.

The holidays are coming closer and closer, and trying to find the perfect gift for the gamer in your life can be trying. You want to get them something unique and yet something you know they will love. Just in time for our winter celebrations is Clyde Mandelin’s Legends of Localization book. This detailed volume discusses in depth the differences between the original Legend of Zelda for the Japanese Famicon and the English localized version for the Nintendo Entertainment System….

In case you missed it, Eiji Aonuma and his friends gathered last night for a livestream of Tri Force Heroes They played for around an hour and even showed off some promos for the Japanese version of the game. And luckily the game is archived on the Japanese Nintendo Youtube account for all to see. Hit the jump to watch their gameplay, and see that even the game devs have a hard time with some of these puzzles!

It’s getting closer!!!! Triforce Heroes will be dropping in two weeks! GameXplain has been able to play the game, and given us a preview of the Ice Temple in all its three man puzzle glory. Hit the jump to see the dungeon, and get ready for the new adventure coming out October 23!

Figma is known for their beautiful renditions of our favorite characters in life-like detailed figurines. Their Skyward Sword Link and Wind Waker Link are wonderful pieces for any Zelda collector. And now it seems they will be adding the Link Between Worlds Link to their collection. Hit the jump to take a look at the prototype and let us know what you think.