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News: Aonuma Explains His Quest to Have Improved the "Overall Game Flow" of The Wind Waker HD

Aonuma Explains His Quest to Have Improved the "Overall Game Flow" of The Wind Waker HD

Also states that Skyrim has not been a direct influence on the next Zelda

Development of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is now complete, with manufacturing on physical retail copies no doubt underway and members of the press happily playing through to work towards producing their reviews. It would seem like a good time, therefore, for Eiji...

News: Eiji Aonuma Advises Adventurers to Hoard Rupees in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Eiji Aonuma Advises Adventurers to Hoard Rupees in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

"It will be more important than ever"

One of the oddities of the Zelda franchise is its currency system — Link runs into strangers homes to loot their chests and smash their pots for money, and he can even accumulate wealth when chopping up grass in the wilds. We've tried cutting grass ourselves in the hopes that money will simply appear where the...

Video: Want To See Just How Much Better Zelda: Wind Waker Looks In HD?

Want To See Just How Much Better Zelda: Wind Waker Looks In HD?

Standard definition just doesn't cut it anymore

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD hits the Wii U very soon, and for many it will be a chance to revisit one of the greatest games ever made. However, we've lost count of the number of times we've heard people say things like "how much better can it possibly look in a higher resolution?" or "the...

Review: The Legend of Zelda (Wii U eShop / NES)

The Legend of Zelda (Wii U eShop / NES)

A Link from the past

When The Legend of Zelda was released in 1986, it was at least as much an eye-opening experience for gamers as Super Mario Bros. had been. Whereas that game expanded and solidified the left-to-right nature of platformers for generations to come, The Legend of Zelda opened sprawling worlds before us, and allowed us to go wherever...

Video: Let's Take A Closer Look At The Wind Waker HD's Special Edition Ganondorf Figurine

Let's Take A Closer Look At The Wind Waker HD's Special Edition Ganondorf Figurine

For once, the beast looks beautiful

Yesterday was a good day for The Legend of Zelda fans; Nintendo finally confirmed that the Limited Edition Wii U bundle for The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD was not a rumour as previously reported, but was in fact coming to North America on 20th September and Europe on 4th October. If this wasn't enough to...

Video: Players Give Their Opinions On Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Players Give Their Opinions On Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo builds up expectation for 3DS Zelda prequel

Nintendo recently showed off The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds to eager attendees at the MCM Manchester Comic Con, and unsurprisingly, they rather liked it. You can view some of the reactions below. The game is exclusive to the 3DS and will be launched before the end of the year. Does...

News: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Confirmed for 4th October in North America

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Confirmed for 4th October in North America

Same day as in Europe

Earlier this month Nintendo of Europe took the opportunity to confirm 4th October as the release date for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, though Nintendo of America stuck with its October window. Today it seems that the release date for North America was revealed, buried within a press release for the Zelda art...

Weirdness: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is Beaten in Under 20 Minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is Beaten in Under 20 Minutes

Cosmo strikes in 19 minutes 15 seconds

A little while ago we told you about Cosmo Wright, a speedrunner that was recorded explaining, in detail, how to complete Ocarina of Time in 22 minutes. As he admitted himself it wasn't an impeccable run, possibly because he was trying to describe intricate maneuvers while executing them. That run was at a...

News: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Hero Mode Details Sail Into View

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Hero Mode Details Sail Into View

Available from the start

Rumours have been swirling around for a number of weeks that upcoming Wii U release The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD would have an extra difficulty level, though details were scarce. There was naturally speculation on whether it would affect the in-game world and puzzles, like the Master Quest in The Legend of Zelda:...

News: Nintendo Launches Wind Waker HD Art Competition, Winning Art Will Appear in Zelda Symphony

Nintendo Launches Wind Waker HD Art Competition, Winning Art Will Appear in Zelda Symphony

Oh, and the top five get a console and the game

Update: Nintendo of America has now notified us that, unsurprisingly, this competition is for the U.S. only. You can see full details of how to enter, if you're in the U.S., below. Original Article: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is one of the major Wii U releases on the way from Nintendo,...

News: Ludosity's Ittle Dew Was Pitched to Nintendo as a Zelda Game

Ludosity's Ittle Dew Was Pitched to Nintendo as a Zelda Game

Were told they were welcome to "release as is" for themselves

Earlier in the Summer Ludosity confirmed that it's bringing its title Ittle Dew to the Wii U eShop. It's often been described as a "Zelda-inspired" game, and not in the usual practice of listing popular franchises that have had some minor influence on a game. This really is a game with...

Video: This Piano Medley of Zelda, Kingdom Hearts, Pokémon and Mario Soothes the Soul

This Piano Medley of Zelda, Kingdom Hearts, Pokémon and Mario Soothes the Soul

Because game music and pianos are cool

The idea of someone filming themselves playing video game music on an old — and rather out-of-tune — piano may not be overly-exciting on paper, but it's oddly wonderful. We post various videos of game music, animation and live-action fan creations, and the latest to catch our attention has a rather...

News: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Download Sails Away With 2.6GB of Memory

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Download Sails Away With 2.6GB of Memory

Dem HD Cels

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD arrives in October — and has been dated for 4th October in Europe — and gives a new generation a chance to experience the GameCube's main entry in the iconic series. For veterans of the game it'll bring HD visuals, new controls and some gameplay tweaks, of course, which may be enough to prompt...

Video: Blacksmith Forges Link's Master Sword

Blacksmith Forges Link's Master Sword

He had some spare pots that needed smashing...

The video gaming world has plenty of famous blades wielded by many great heroes, but none can match the Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda. Though just a fictional sword, there are rumours the beautiful blade exists in the real world. One thing is for sure though, a professional blacksmith has...

News: Prima Games Releasing Collector's Edition Guide For The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Prima Games Releasing Collector's Edition Guide For The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

'Hoy collectors!

Last month Prima Games announced it would be releasing The Legend of Zelda Box Set in November, which contains official guides for several titles in the popular series. The books will naturally be enclosed in a treasure chest - though you'll need to perform the accompanying music yourself as you open it - and features a metallic...

News: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Confirmed for November

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Confirmed for November

Europe all set alongside North America

Since its announcement during a previous Nintendo Direct, fans have been hotly anticipating The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for Nintendo 3DS; after all, the game is a direct sequel to one of the most beloved SNES games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. During this morning's...