Tag: NES

In a recent video by Zeltic, he pointed out five things that he believed Zelda U could learn from The Adventure of Link on the NES. It stated that the game should not have experience like in The Adventure of Link, as it would detract from its non linear gameplay. Other points were bringing back the raft and adding Dark Link. The remaining points were bringing back the jump and varied spells.   Check out the video after the jump!

The recently released fan-created book, Legends of Localization Book 1, features all the little hidden details changed between the original Japanese and American versions of The Legend of Zelda on NES, as well as the individual release histories. This obviously must have taken real dedication, and the creators, Clyde And Heidi Mandelin, certainly had their work cut out for them. Still, they managed, and they seem to have had a lot of fun through their individual experiences while creating it….

Sad Toy Cats is a musical project based out of New York that has performed many different covers inspired by several of Nintendo’s most beloved games, such as Super Mario Bros., Earthbound and many from our very own The Legend of Zelda. Their latest cover is based on the Temple theme from Zelda II on the NES. Head on past the break to give it a listen.

As many know at this point, Nintendo has seemed to remake quite a few Zelda games for both 3DS and Wii U. With Zelda U and Tri Force Heroes releasing in the future, who’s to say when the next remake will release? And to that, there’s a follow-up question- what will the next remake be? Would it be a remake of an older Zelda title, or a newer one? Is it of high-demand, or do you even care to see…

Over the past couple of years there have been several Zelda games given a new lick of paint, been given some extra content and re-released for current platforms. Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask and The Wind Waker all got the remake treatment but some people would like to see the older games given a new lease on life. YouTuber TCPixel has gone all the way back to the beginning and updated the original Legend of Zelda. Not only have the…

IGN’s YouTube series, History of Awesome, held a roundtable discussion about the success of the original Legend of Zelda. The facilitators hit upon its being one of the first games to adopt an open world concept, Miyamoto’s inspirations when creating it, the sense of community that came from needing to look to others for help finding secrets and items, its lack of a solid narrative, and of course its golden cartridge. They also touch on the impact of the Legend…

In a recent video uploaded to IGN’s YouTube channel, various members of the IGN staff discuss why they love The Legend of Zelda for the NES, and why they believe it was so successful.

One of the first topics of discussion was the marketing choices Nintendo of America made at the time. One choice in particular was the gold cartridge that The Legend of Zelda was commonly sold on…

The Legend Of Zelda has made yet another surprise appearance – this time as the game used for the first elimination round at the Nintendo World Championships. The elimination goal for players was to…

We’ve reported on a couple of The Legend of Zelda themed wedding stories this year, from a wedding held at a GameStop to an amazing engagement ring chest, and now we’ve got news on one of the most awesome engagements ever

A post by Imgur user jadowdl details his extravagant story, the process itself taking him around a month of work. This includes how he altered some of the in-game sprites…

Many Nintendo fans are building up excitement for the finals of the Nintendo World Championships 2015 on June 14th. Nintendo announced last week that The Legend of Zelda would be part of the final competition, and fans were left to speculate how finalists would compete within the game. Well today, Nintendo’s announced via Twitter that finalists will be competing in a speedrun of the NES classic’s first dungeon…