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  • News The Official Legend of Zelda Timeline Has Been Updated

    New releases and remasters included

    The Legend of Zelda is a series known for a tremendous number of things, such as its memorable characters, captivating storylines, spine-tingling music and downright awesome gameplay. However, something that's caused the Zelda community years of theorising is how the games of the series intertwine with each other...

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  • Weirdness Fan Creates Wind Waker Overworld From LEGO

    Taking 'toon' to a whole new level...

    Fan projects are always something that adds to the magic of the Nintendo community, and what we have here is no exception. BrucilSprout has designed the whole overworld from GameCube's The Wind Waker, rendered in POV-ray using Lego Digital Designer software. The entire model contains around 1,900 pieces, and...

November2014

  • Video Son Of A Glitch Takes Apart The Wind Waker HD

    Not so perfect after all…

    YouTube channel A+Start has posted the latest in its Son Of A Glitch series, and this time it's covering the Wii U's HD version of GameCube Zelda game The Wind Waker, in the first of a two-part episode. The amount of glitches witnessed is quite overwhelming for a modern remake, and so the sequel to this episode (covering...

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  • News Official Nintendo UK Store Adds Cool T-Shirt to Wind Waker HD Hardware Bundle

    Or there's the Link Between Worlds 3DS XL with a t-shirt

    Update: Nintendo's store is also offering the Link Between Worlds 3DS XL bundle with a retro-styled Zelda t-shirt, for £199.99. Original Article: There are a variety of attractive Wii U hardware bundles doing the rounds at present, with the best surely being the Mario Kart 8 bundle, in...

  • Poll Which Is The Best Legend Of Zelda Game?

    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...

  • News The Zeldathon Adventure Kicks Off This Week To Raise a Whole Lot of Rupees

    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...

June2014

  • Feature Our Top 10 Wii U Retail Games - Summer 2014

    Our favourites so far

    With E3 2014 right around the corner, Nintendo seems set to prioritise the Wii U in its Digital Event, subsequent coverage and, of course, the Super Smash Bros. Invitational. The 3DS will have a role to play, of course, but many eyes are on Nintendo's home console to see how it'll capitalise on the recent success of Mario Kart...

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  • News Nendoroid Toon Link Figure Slated for August Release

    To be released only in Japan, of course

    The Nendoroid series — from Good Smile Company — certainly has a group of cool figurines set for 2014. A few months ago the company announced a Luigi figure to cap off the Year of Luigi. Today, the company has announced that it will be releasing a Toon Link Nendoroid statue in August 2014 through the Good...

  • News Mount Thunder Paints A Pretty Zelda Picture

    Legendary

    Fan-art is commonplace when it comes to anything with a large fanbase; Nintendo is certainly no exception. Thousands of people from all over the world are doing their absolute best to pay tribute to the gaming giant, whether it be to painstakingly hand draw a homage to all things Mario, or to whip up a quick sketch of Kirby in a science...

March2014

  • Video Now Wind Waker Has Had the Oculus Rift Treatment

    A look through Link's eyes

    Earlier this week we showed you a video of Metroid Prime played with Oculus Rift; now it's the turn of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker to take a step into virtual reality. It is, once again, the work of YouTube user Chadtronic, and like all of these demonstrations admittedly uses slightly naughty means to bring us the

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  • News Nintendo Will Be "Careful" About The Artistic Direction Of Zelda In The Future

    Toon Link teaches Aonuma a valuable lesson

    The recent release of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD has stirred the Zelda pot once again, raising discussion about the artistic direction of the series over the years. Previously fans have seen realistic, cartoony and even cel-shaded takes on Link, but never before has Nintendo shown undue...

  • News Pokémon X & Y Maintain Top Ten Places in UK All-Format Software Charts

    New Leaf, Sonic Lost World and The Wind Waker HD still linger

    One of the treats that Monday brings is the UK software chart, which in recent times has brought some cheer for Nintendo fans. This week is little different, as Pokémon X and Pokémon Y continue in the top ten in fifth and sixth places respectively; X still holds the upper hand over Y...

  • News Sonic Can't Quite Dash Into the UK All-Format Top 10

    Both Pokémon titles drop below the multi-format Skylanders SWAP Force

    UKIE has issued its update of the latest comings and goings in the UK software all-format charts, and there are some positives and negatives for Nintendo to consider. At the higher end of the scale we have Pokémon X & Pokémon Y in fourth and fifth place respectively, both...

  • News Eiji Aonuma Explains Why The Legend of Zelda Isn't a Yearly Franchise

    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...