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Video: See How Far The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has Come Since the Wii & GameCube

See How Far The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has Come Since the Wii & GameCube

Things can only look better

If you were in any doubt that the visuals in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD surpass those of the original Wii and GameCube versions, let us clarify that the visuals have indeed surpassed those of the original Wii and GameCube versions. If you need further proof of just how much tastier things are in this...

Video: Reliving the Memories of the Original Announcement for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Reliving the Memories of the Original Announcement for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Out of time, into Twilight

With the release of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD just around the corner we thought it was about time we looked back at the fantastic reveal that the original game received. Much controversy surrounded the art direction of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and many people wanted a more realistic Zelda game...

Preview: Looking for the Light in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

Looking for the Light in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

We sense a true adventure

This has been the generation of The Legend of Zelda remasters, with two Nintendo 64 titles on 3DS and one GameCube HD release. Following The Wind Waker HD we now have GameCube / Wii title The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, which has the tricky task of kicking off the 30th Anniversary of the franchise. It's also...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Will Have Its Own Manga

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Will Have Its Own Manga

Shackled to a Japanese app for now

Those who like their legends unfolding from right to left might be happy to learn that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will be the next game in the Zelda series to receive its own official manga. A pair of artists who go by the combined name Akira Himekawa will take up their inks for the project once again,...

News: The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Gets Its 2016 Release Window Back, as Project Guard Slips to 'TBC'

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Gets Its 2016 Release Window Back, as Project Guard Slips to 'TBC'

We believe

Nintendo's latest financial results have been published, with a generally mixed outcome, and its usual reports for the nine month period have included some interesting information. As always there's an updated release line-up, too, which on this occasion mostly keeps its powder dry. The one change that's immediately apparent relates to...

Video: Nintendo's Latest Story Trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Sets the Scene

Nintendo's Latest Story Trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Sets the Scene

Cue dramatic music

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD isn't far away, and Nintendo's ramping up its marketing for one of the key early releases of the year on Wii U. It's also got the job of giving the franchises' Anniversary an early leg-up, so no pressure then... As expected it's Twilight Princess, in HD, though with varied support for its...

Video: Ocarina Of Time's Legendary Master Sword Cutscene Gets A Fan-Made Makeover

Ocarina Of Time's Legendary Master Sword Cutscene Gets A Fan-Made Makeover

An Unreal experience

It can be argued that one of the most famous Legend of Zelda cutscenes is during the events of Ocarina of Time; where a young Link pulls the Master Sword out of its pedestal in the Temple of Time, resulting in the world of Hyrule moving forward seven years. With that said, YouTuber CryZENx has recreated this epic moment in...

News: European Zelda Fans Are Getting A Shiny "Hyrule Edition" New 3DS XL Console In March

European Zelda Fans Are Getting A Shiny "Hyrule Edition" New 3DS XL Console In March

My precious

Should you be unsure about investing in Nintendo's latest 3DS hardware then you might find the decision is made for you once you clap eyes on this newly-announced Hyrule Edition New 3DS XL, launching in March alongside Hyrule Warriors Legends. The unit - which puzzlingly doesn't include a copy of the game - will launch in Europe on...

Video: See the GameCube HDMI Mod Thrash Cheaper HDMI Converters in Video & Audio Quality

See the GameCube HDMI Mod Thrash Cheaper HDMI Converters in Video & Audio Quality

Goodbye lag, goodbye blur

We've been raving about the GCVideo HDMI mod for the GameCube for a little bit now, but what we haven't yet done it compare the quality to that of your average AV to HDMI converter; a common option for those trying to get older systems and games onto modern screens. These cheap devices present all sorts of issues with...

Video: Official Nintendo Video Showcases amiibo Functionality in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

Official Nintendo Video Showcases amiibo Functionality in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

All is as expected

Update 2: The video is now live again from an official source, as the horse had indeed bolted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGvAte-D-P8 Update: Well, there was a video published to the public, but it's now been set to private by Nintendo (as of 10:15am UK time on the day of publication); nevertheless details are below,...

News: The Official Legend of Zelda Timeline Has Been Updated

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...

Nintendo Life Weekly: Twilight Princess HD amiibo Dungeon, Pokémon Yellow 2DS

Twilight Princess HD amiibo Dungeon, Pokémon Yellow 2DS

Model business

Another week, another look back and round-up in the form of a video. If you've been caught up in the tide of nonsense that many are currently calling January, you may well have missed some important Nintendo news. Thankfully, we've got the solution! This week we look at the rumour surrounding a new dungeon in The Legend of Zelda:...

Live: Enjoy Nearly 12 Hours of Classic Mario and Legend of Zelda Gaming from Awesome Games Done Quick

Enjoy Nearly 12 Hours of Classic Mario and Legend of Zelda Gaming from Awesome Games Done Quick

Super Mario Bros.! Ocarina of Time! Super Mario Galaxy! More!

We're coming towards the end of Awesome Games Done Quick, which is a shame, but it's gearing up for a wonderful finale. The final 24 hours feature plenty of goodies, a number of which are Nintendo classics. This time around we have nearly 12 hours of classic Mario and Zelda gaming; this...

News: Zelda: Link Between Worlds Figma Link Is Here, And The Desire Is Real

Zelda: Link Between Worlds Figma Link Is Here, And The Desire Is Real

Get ready to throw money at your screen

Dat plastic - we simply cannot resist it. Good Smile has just revealed the latest entry to its Figma range, and it's likely to be of great interest to Nintendo fans. Link from The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is the character in question, and he's been shown off in a wide range of suitably heroic...

News: GameStop Opens Preorders for Majora's Mask Link Nendoroid and Fox McCloud Figures

GameStop Opens Preorders for Majora's Mask Link Nendoroid and Fox McCloud Figures

Better figure out your savings!

Joining in on the hype of the upcoming Star Fox Zero and Legend of Zelda games, GameStop has opened its doors to preorders of Nendoroid's latest figure of Link (his Majora's Mask iteration), as well as a GameStop-exclusive stone statue of everyone's favourite fox in the sky, Fox McCloud. The former will retail for...

News: Blind Gamer Completes Five-Year Quest To Finish The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

Blind Gamer Completes Five-Year Quest To Finish The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

A true legend

Last year, we reported on the news that someone had 100 percent finished The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time whilst blindfolded - an impressive achievement which undoubtedly took a lot of determination and skill. However, we'd argue that Terry Garrett has gone one better - he may not have collected every single item but he's tota

News: Japanese Hyrule Gold New 3DS LL Tying in with Hyrule Warriors Legends

Japanese Hyrule Gold New 3DS LL Tying in with Hyrule Warriors Legends

A costume and fairy for the portable quest

The Hyrule Gold New 3DS XL that has been exclusive to GameStop will be making its Japanese debut this January alongside the release of Hyrule Warriors Legends. Although the game does not appear to be packaged with the system, Japan's Hyrule Gold 3DS LL will still come with a couple incentives for it. A...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Now Gives 'Hero Points' When You Play Unwanted Stages

The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Now Gives 'Hero Points' When You Play Unwanted Stages

Allows easier access to materials for outfits

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is a nuisance for completionists; with so many outfits to obtain there's plenty of repetition and luck of the draw required to fill your entire wardrobe. That's why we've been running around in the Princess Zelda dress all this time - yes, that's the reason... In...