Legend Of Zelda News

News: Eiji Aonuma on the Idea of Giving Link a Voice

Eiji Aonuma on the Idea of Giving Link a Voice

Actions speak louder than words

Link has always been a silent protagonist in the Zelda games and there has always been debate about giving him a real voice. On one hand, the character acts as a sort of avatar for the gamer, an empty vessel that allows one to assume the role of the hero and be that much more immersed in the adventure. On the other...

Video: Catch Up on Yet More Legend of Zelda Easter Eggs

Catch Up on Yet More Legend of Zelda Easter Eggs

Linking to the past

The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo's most important franchises and celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. It's going to get a lot of focus, then, including plenty of fan-created content to celebrate its history and idiosyncrasies. It's taken a little while, but Did You Know Gaming has continued its series that looks at a...

Talking Point: Considering amiibo Features and the Reality of 'Physical DLC'

Considering amiibo Features and the Reality of 'Physical DLC'

The evolution of amiibo, locked content and why some hate it

Courtesy of Famitsu screens and Amazon France continuing its impressive record of product page blunders, some details have dribbled out recently for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. Much of the information has been relatively minor, but one potential detail - let's consider it...

Editorial: Linkle May be a Clunky Introduction For a 'Female Link', But Opens Up Interesting Possibilities

Linkle May be a Clunky Introduction For a 'Female Link', But Opens Up Interesting Possibilities

Tom Whitehead ponders a more open world for The Legend of Zelda

From now until the start of the new year we're going to be republishing some of what we feel are our best features of 2015. Hopefully this will offer the chance for newer readers to catch up on content they might have missed and allow long-time fans to reacquaint themselves with...

News: The Legend of Zeldo: Lonk's Awakening is an iOS Flappy Bird Clone, and an Abomination

The Legend of Zeldo: Lonk's Awakening is an iOS Flappy Bird Clone, and an Abomination

Takedown from Nintendo in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...

This year Nintendo - in its partnership with DeNA - will be endeavouring to make its brands a major success on iOS and Android with its own official games and apps. It'll discover, if it hasn't done so already, that the platforms are already flooded with its IP - or lousy versions of them, in any case. An...

Video: This Recreation of The Legend of Zelda in Minecraft is Something to Behold

This Recreation of The Legend of Zelda in Minecraft is Something to Behold

Legendary

The absence of Minecraft on Nintendo systems will likely be looked back upon as a major 'what-if' in years to come. It's arrived on practically every other gaming platform, and various other attempts at the genre have since been announced by Indie studios aiming to fill a gap. While you can keep major releases from Nintendo fans, you...

Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)

A classic series gets a fresh new coat of paint

Much like everyone's favourite green-garbed hero Link, Eiji Aonuma, current producer of The Legend of Zelda series, is also on a quest of his own. However, Aonuma-san isn't tasked with saving Hyrule, nor is he desperately searching for the sacred Triforce; in fact, his personal mission isn't nearly as...

Review: Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (Wii U eShop / NES)

Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (Wii U eShop / NES)

Zelda II, have you any tough dungeons? Yes sir, yes sir...

Back in the early days of several franchises the second game in a series tended to be radically different from the first, as developers had not quite pinned down what they wanted the series to become — take a look at Castlevania II or the western Super Mario Bros. 2, for example. Zelda II:...