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News: Aonuma Explains Why The 3DS Wasn't Used As The Tingle Tuner In Wind Waker HD

Aonuma Explains Why The 3DS Wasn't Used As The Tingle Tuner In Wind Waker HD

All focus was on the social elements of Miiverse

In the original The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker for the GameCube, Link was given a device called the Tingle Tuner, which allowed a player to control Tingle and help with various quests in the game. This was done by linking a Game Boy Advance to the GameCube. Zelda producer, Eiji Aonuma, was asked why...

News: Eiji Aonuma Shares Wind Waker HD Thoughts

Eiji Aonuma Shares Wind Waker HD Thoughts

"More real" in HD

We saw the first footage of the gorgeous Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD during the E3 Nintendo Direct earlier, and now Nintendo has followed up its initial showing with a developer video from Zelda head honcho Eiji Aonuma. The manager and producer of the Zelda team shared some thoughts about the HD remake and some of the...

News: Link to the Past Sequel Officially Named The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Link to the Past Sequel Officially Named The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

New trailer confirms the name

As always, Nintendo is full of surprises. Following the company's E3 Nintendo Direct broadcast, it uploaded a new trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. What's most interesting about this trailer, is that it confirms the name to the upcoming game, so we no longer have to...

Video: This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

And no, it's not closely based on the series

Zelda is a series that inspires plenty of people to take up instruments, cameras and more to produce fun videos or fan-albums for everyone to enjoy. It's also a franchise with such ardent fans that it can promote concerts worldwide and consistently sell out venues; it's truly iconic. Naturally, YouTube...

News: Aonuma: Zelda For Wii U Will Contain More Unexpected Elements

Aonuma: Zelda For Wii U Will Contain More Unexpected Elements

What's in store for gamers?

Be prepared for more "unexpected elements" in the hotly anticipated offering in the Zelda series for the Wii U, according to the producer for the franchise, Eiji Aonuma. Very little information was given on the top-secret title, except that we should expect a couple of surprises throughout the game. Here's what Aonuma...

News: Link's Awakening Turns 20 Years Old

Link's Awakening Turns 20 Years Old

First portable Zelda was a dream come true

Two decades ago, on 6th June 1993, Japanese gamers were the first to explore the mysteries of Koholint Island in what is still considered by some to be among the top Zelda games in the series — all on the now-humble Game Boy, no less. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening was originally intended as a...

News: Guys, This Is How You Make A Live-Action Zelda Movie

Guys, This Is How You Make A Live-Action Zelda Movie

Standing in Link's Shadow

Fan-made movies aren't just kids running around in paper masks with wooden swords any more. If you need any proof of this, check out Corridor Digital's latest short, entitled Link's Shadow. This short film looks and sounds amazing, and focuses on the battle between Link and his shady nemesis, Dark Link. Here's the...

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (3DS eShop)

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (3DS eShop)

Battle seasoned

The central combat mechanics of The Legend of Zelda series has seen several iterations over the decades. The classic top-down gameplay of the original was morphed into a faster, action heavy side-scroller in Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, only to be abandoned itself for a return to form in A Link to the Past. While the promise of...

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (3DS eShop)

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (3DS eShop)

A song for the ages

Ever since The Legend of Zelda released on the NES, Nintendo has played the franchise relatively close to its chest. Series creator Shigeru Miyamoto has had a hand in almost every release to date, and before the new millennium, Nintendo EAD handled development of each and every Zelda title. But when Nintendo wanted an all-new...

News: Zelda Oracle Titles To Have an Initial Discount on the 3DS Virtual Console in North America

Zelda Oracle Titles To Have an Initial Discount on the 3DS Virtual Console in North America

The quest begins on 30th May

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons were recently confirmed for the 3DS Virtual Console, certainly welcome news for fans of the Game Boy Color double-act. Nintendo had also confirmed that the link capability of the originals — which back in the day would have set gamers...

Feature: Celebrating Ten Years of The Wind Waker

Celebrating Ten Years of The Wind Waker

A decade under the ocean

This week marked the 10th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker’s European release, a title that’s equally one of the most beloved and controversial titles in the entire Zelda franchise. Launched on the GameCube between 2002 and 2003 worldwide, The Wind Waker had a troubled launch, due largely to a...

News: First 4 Figures Shows Off Its Mighty Ganondorf Army

First 4 Figures Shows Off Its Mighty Ganondorf Army

So many Ganondorfs, so little money

First 4 Figures is known for its fantastic selection of figurines, which include various Nintendo characters with great attention to detail. The site has seen wonderful success with figures such as Link on Epona, Dark Link, Zero Suit Samus and the chief Goron, Darunia. There are plenty more to choose from, just...

News: Rex Rocket Developer Keen To Bring Zelda-Style Blossom Tales To Nintendo Systems

Rex Rocket Developer Keen To Bring Zelda-Style Blossom Tales To Nintendo Systems

Inspired by Zelda: A Link to the Past

Rex Rocket developer Rob Maher has exclusively revealed to us that his team plans to bring Zelda-style adventure Blossom Tales to either the 3DS or Wii U. Speaking in an interview which is due to go live on Nintendo Life tomorrow, Maher had this to say: Depending on the success of Rex Rocket, we have big...

News: Fan-Made Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker Remix Album Coming Soon

Fan-Made Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker Remix Album Coming Soon

"On the Breath of the Wind" releasing later this year

It's amazing to think that The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker is ten years old — here at Nintendo Life Towers we still vividly recall seeing those lush cel-shaded visuals for the first time and being totally enraptured by the gameplay. To mark the occasion, a fan album is being produced which...

News: New Zelda Documentary Seeks To Explain The Cultural Significance Of The Series

New Zelda Documentary Seeks To Explain The Cultural Significance Of The Series

$50,000 of Kickstarter funding required

Film-maker Joe Granato has taken to Kickstarter to fund a documentary which aims to explain the "ubiquity and cultural influence of the Legend of Zelda game franchise". It's Dangerous To Go Alone...The Movie will "examine the pervasive fascination for 8-bit gaming beyond nostalgia," according to Granato. "It...