The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess News
On your marks, get set, budget!
First 4 Figures has made a name for itself releasing quality statues of characters from throughout video game history. The fine quality of the company's output carries a price tag to match, but you can't argue with the painstaking effort that goes into each piece. The company has released the above video diary...
Prepare your wallets
If you consider yourself to be a dedicated Zelda fan, then you will no doubt be clamouring to pick up the seventh statue from the The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Resin Statue line of collectibles from the artisans at First 4 Figures. This 'True Form' Midna statue will look amazing on your gaming shelf...
Only if you don't count remasters
Nintendo has revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has sold 8.48 million copies on Switch and 1.5 million copies on Wii U, giving a combined total of almost ten million units worldwide. This makes it the best-selling Zelda outing of all time - but only if you don't include remasters. The...
Red or green? We hate to do this to you...
It’s hard to deny that the Nintendo Switch has been a monumental success since its launch back in March of this year, and that’s not only due to the console’s innovative design and functionality, but also thanks to some of the tremendous software we’ve received on the system. Two notable entries,...
Possibly destined for the NVIDIA Shield
The Chinese market is potentially hugely lucrative, but the country's laws and logistical challenges make it a tough market to crack, especially for console manufacturers. There have been some efforts by Sony and Microsoft with their hardware, but little suggestion over the past couple of years that either...
And they don't come with a ridiculous price tag
We often like sharing some of the handsome Nintendo-themed collectables and figures that are up for grabs, though some come with prohibitive price tags. The Figma ranges by Good Smile, however, often stand out for being both handsome figures and affordable to boot. Pre-orders have now opened on three...
'Akira Himekawa' confirms Viz Media will take up publication
A while ago it was confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess would have its own manga. At the time it was only pinned down for a Japanese release, but Akira Himekawa - the combined name for the two artists behind many of these franchise manga - has since outed it as being...
Perfect for an evening listen
This year is the 30th Anniversary year of The Legend of Zelda, and so far we've had Twilight Princess HD on the Wii U to get into the spirit. Though the next full entry in the series isn't coming until 2017, we can expect fans to step up and produce some top-notch tributes. One example is from RebeccaETripp, who...
Entering the twilight zone
Last year - around the same time that Nintendo announced it was releasing a HD remake of Twilight Princess - we spoke to Tomoya Hamasaki, the leader of a team working on its own fan-made upgrade of the esteemed title. The project was incredibly ambitious, with the aim being to use the incredible power found in modern PCs...
A few effects can't quite hold 30fps in 1080p
With The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD around the corner you'll have seen that a glut of reviews have popped up, including ours, and now Eurogamer's Digital Foundry has produced an updated 'face-off' article comparing the new release with its GameCube and Wii predecessors. Overall, the...
An adventure for his wife and son
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is out this week (3rd March) and in our review we've been full of praise for the release. An entry in the series that can certainly cause some debate among fans, this writer is firmly in the camp that believes in its merits, with the Wii U edition being a definitive version...
Including 'that' E3 reveal
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD isn't far away, with Wii U owners not having long to wait before tackling the remastered adventure. Ahead of its release on 4th March, Nintendo is stepping up its marketing and has now launched a new retrospective video series. In the first part, A Look Back, Eiji Aonuma and...
Reminds us that it's due a replay
The Zelda franchise is often the source of many delicious and occasionally unlikely rumours, and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has been at the centre of some in recent years. Some wanted it to be remade for Wii U, others thought it'd come to 3DS - or maybe New Nintendo 3DS - as a 3D remake, and in the end...
Since the original Legend of Zelda was released on the NES in 1986, fairies have been an integral part of the series. In each iteration, these fairies have always shared common traits; with the ability to rejuvenate, enhance and often provide vital words of wisdom to the hero, Link. YouTuber – MasterOfHyrule – has payed tribute...
GameCube and Wii titles that could make the cut
Just recently we published a list of five Nintendo 64 games we'd love to play on 3DS, inspired by the recent arrival of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D and its remastered predecessors, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D and Star Fox 64 3D
Twilight Princess fans, rejoice
Nintendo’s Eiji Aonuma has today revealed new information via The Legend of Zelda Miiverse community about the upcoming Twilight Princess DLC, coming soon to Hyrule Warriors. The second pack from Koei Tecmo will include Midna's true form, Twili Midna, as a playable character according Aonuma's latest post: This...
Hookshot your vote in
The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo's most beloved franchises, and has arguably been responsible for some of the best video games ever created. Since the launch of the original game back in 1986, we've seen the series move from 2D to 3D with assured competence, and this year we'll see a crossover release — in the shape of...
Link to the Cash
While the majority of us play games simply for entertainment or perhaps because it's our biggest hobby, some groups use that passion to set world records, enter competitions or, in the case of Zeldathon, try and raise a lot of cash for charity. The Zeldathon Adventure kicks off on 10th July and will be the 12th fundraiser from the...
New character Lana also playable, villains from Twilight Princess to appear
Update: Subsequent reports from this leaked Famitsu article explain that Lana (referenced below) is a new character, The White Witch, who uses a magical book of spells to combat enemies. Agitha can attack with a parasol and summon bugs, Link will have his iconic hook-shot,...
Only 2,500 figures at $350 to be released worldwide
First 4 Figures has announced the release of a limited-edition figurine of Princess Zelda for $350. She will be dawning her dress and overall appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and joining other figures previously released from that title. The official page states that the...
Quality is the key
Time has played a key role in many of the games in The Legend of Zelda series, and it would seem that it's also quite important when it comes to its development. In a recent interview with Shack News Eiji Aonuma explained why we don't see our favourite green-garbed hero on a yearly basis, as per Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed...
Amazing Hyrule and Spaghetti Western Mash-Up Hits YouTube
There was a time when YouTube was the sole preserve of low-grade amateur videos and footage of amusing pets performing inane stunts, but with millions of dollars being pumped into original programming on the service, we're starting to see the kind of content which rivals what we're viewing on...
Link rides into view
Some of you may already be aware of the Twilight Princess "Master Arts" series of figurines from First 4 Figures. There have been two models up to now, the first represents Zant, the villain from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, while the second portrays Midna and Wolf Link. The third figure is now confirmed,...
More than a few rupees
Last year saw the release of Zelda Reorchestrated's Ocarina of Time album, and now the pioneering group has moved onto the most recent home console Link adventure: Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. The project has so far raised over $19,000, which will be used to record the game's soundtrack with a live Hollywood-calibre choir. The Zelda Reo
An acquired taste
Way back when Nintendo was putting the finishing touches to Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess on GameCube, there were plans for a limited edition controller to accompany the little box's swansong. While the pad never hit the shelves, photos of its prototype design and packaging have hit the net for your eyes to behold. Coming from...
The second model in the Twilight Princess "Master Arts" series
About two months ago, First 4 Figures released the first model from the Twilight Princess "Master Arts" series in the form of a 1/4th scale statue of Zant ― the antagonist from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Now, the officially-licensed maker of video game figures has announced that the second model will soon be..
Fan project shines the game up
Zelda: Twilight Princess is knocking on four years old now: a venerable granddaddy in the Zelda line, it's only natural it's starting to show its age. Talented chap AaronLite has injected the game with some virtual Botox in the form of high resolution textures that turn the blurry bridges, grass and rocks of Hyrule into sharp detail. Sadly as the project uses the..
Zelda World to offer what Nintendo hasn't?
Most of the games in The Legend of Zelda series stay fairly rooted in the action-RPG genre and whilst that hasn't been detrimental to its overall quality and reputation, it does leave room for those wanting a deviation from the somewhat limited offline play for some wishful thinking. It seems a group of...
Producer Eiji Aonuma doesn't want to break "emotional attachment" to classic titles
In an excellent interview with IGN, Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has explained why Nintendo doesn't follow the lead of other companies and remake vintage entries in the franchise: Whenever we have to think about the remake, we have to also think about the background, especially what kind of situation, what kind of..
Game designer Shigeru Miyamoto recently announced that you will be able to swing your sword using the wiimote in the upcoming Zelda game for the Wii.
At E3 he said that you had to use the "B" button to fight with your sword, but now Nintendo have decided that players will be able to take full advantage of the revolutionary controller, and move your sword by actually moving the wiimote. Miyamoto..
It's been confirmed the question most of us have been asking, the gamecube controller will not be compatible with the wii version of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was announced at E3 this year that it would be released in two formats. A GameCube version and a Wii version. Both versions will launch simultaneously beside the Wii. Since the announcement there have..
EGM reveal some changes to the twilight realm in the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for Gamecube and Wii.
In a recent interview with Electronic Gaming Monthly, director Eiji Aonuma has revealed a new look for the hotly awaited new Zelda title. In the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, you'll be transported to a twilight realm, originally this alternate reality was presented in simple..
Nintendo announce that there will be 2 versions of Twilight Princess, both releasing on the same day as the Wii console.
Today at Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference, Reggie announced that the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will come in 2 versions, one for Gamecube and one for Nintendo Wii. "It is by far the best Zelda game we've ever made" boasts Reggie, "This is the..
Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed a few more details about the Revolution controller and Zelda: Twilight Princess
Those guys over at Cubed3 have reported an interview between Nintendo Official Magazine and Shigeru Miyamoto; in which Shiggys hints the gameplay offered with the Revolution controller could be quite different to that of the Gamecube controller. "...I think the Revolution controller..
Miyamoto confirms that Zelda: Twilight Princess will take full advantage of Revolution and its controller...
One of the biggest rumours floating around in Nintendo waters has been about the upcoming Gamecube title, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and its "compatibility" with the next-generation console, the Revolution. Whilst visiting in Europe, Nintendo UK had a quick word with Shigeru..
Reggie announces that The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess will be released in the "fall" 2006.
Spong have today reported on an interview with Reggie Fils-Aime on Spike TV yesterday, announcing that the new highly anticipated Zelda game won't be released until the "fall" of 2006. This comes as a bit of a cruel blow for the Zelda faithful, this new date puts the release almost a year behind the..
Zelda character designer says Twilight Princess "more than you could possibly ever, ever, ever expect".
Nintendo tease us, yet again, with some little bite-size slices of Twilight Princess information. Nintendo Power recently interviewed the game's character designer, Yoshiyuki Oyama, which has been transcribed by TheHylia.com. "Finally, no...
Sad but true, Nintendo deem the previously reported article as "pure speculation".
We've already reported that possibility of playing The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess on your Revolution console using the freehand controller, this however has today been dismissed by Nintendo as not the case. In a response to EuroGamer.net the big N squashed the rumours with the following statement..
Could The Twilight Princess be the most violent and dark Zelda game so far?
Shigeru Miyamoto steps into the spotlight again, this time talking to the UK's Maxim magazine about the egally awaited Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess game due for release later this year. Maxim asked Miyamoto if he was ever "tempted to throw Nintendo's life-long...
A 30 minute long video of the upcoming Legend Of Zelda game appears on google video.
Can't quite wait for Nintendo to release Twilight Princess? Well now you can watch the first 30 minutes of the game on Google Video. It's not the greatest quality, infact its a guy recording a monitor, but it does show you just how much of an improvement this title is over the previous Wind Waker. It seems the..
It's that time of year again, only one post today and that's to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.
We can imagine all of you having the same disappointment on your face this morning, not because it wasn't a white Christmas, but because Santa didn't leave you a Nintendo Revolution. Shame on you, Santa. Hopefully he brought you something else...
Rumours surface that the "extra" features being put into Twilight Princess might be Revolutionary features.
With us all wondering how long its going to take for us to get our greasy paws on both Nintendo Revolution and Zelda: Twilight Princess some news appears involving both. According to UK based NGC Magazine the upcoming Zelda title will be compatible with the unique Revolution controller,..
Lucky visitors to the G.A.M.E event will get to be among the first to play the upcoming Zelda Gamecube game "Twlight Princess".
Finally news of some hope that Zelda will meet its current release date of "April 2006". The upcoming Nintendo developed game is set to appear at the G.A.M.E (Game and Music Experience) show over in the USA from December...