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News: The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition Available For Free Right Now in North America

The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition Available For Free Right Now in North America

"4 Swords, 4 Free, 4 Days Only"

Hands up if you remember when Nintendo released The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition for free to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the franchise? That was back in 2011, when the Game Boy Advance title was spruced up with local wireless multiplayer and released as DSiWare (on the DSi Shop and 3DS eShop)...

Video: This Awesome Gerudo Valley Violin Cover Brings the Heat

This Awesome Gerudo Valley Violin Cover Brings the Heat

Desert thieves, for strings

We last checked in on violin virtuoso Taylor Davis after she released an inspiring medley of songs from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Since then, Davis has traded her Sheik outfit for a Goron Tunic, bringing her talents to an arrangement of the famed Gerudo Valley theme. The video hits the trifecta: a stirring...

Weirdness: Alex Kidd Infiltrates The Legend Of Zelda, With Disastrous Results

Alex Kidd Infiltrates The Legend Of Zelda, With Disastrous Results

Crossover chaos

Before Sonic the Hedgehog sped onto the scene, Alex Kidd was Sega's undisputed mascot, appearing in a host of Master System adventures — as well as a single 16-bit outing — and attempting to challenge Nintendo's Mario in the sphere of platforming goodness. Since being ousted by the blue hedgehog, Alex Kidd has wandered in the...

News: Updated Zelda and Animal Crossing 3DS Card Cases Arrive on Club Nintendo

Updated Zelda and Animal Crossing 3DS Card Cases Arrive on Club Nintendo

Hey, listen!

Some Club Nintendo items, regardless of region, do sell out rather quickly. Examples can be stylish game card cases, invaluable as they can hold plenty of games in one handy set while making you look rather snazzy at that next StreetPass meet-up. There was one released in North America in December 2012, for example, and it sold out...

News: Nintendo Open To Applying Zelda: Link Between Worlds Approach To Other Franchises

Nintendo Open To Applying Zelda: Link Between Worlds Approach To Other Franchises

Could we see new Star Fox and Metroid games taking the same route?

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is a unique title in the history of the franchise in that it uses an existing entry — A Link to the Past — as its foundation and builds new content on top of that. This strategy worked fantastically — as you'll be aware from our 10/10...

Competition Winners: Prima Zelda Game Guides Box Set

Prima Zelda Game Guides Box Set

Who gets a second dose of Christmas joy?

Just after Christmas we launched our Win The Prima Official Game Guide The Legend of Zelda: Box Set competition, giving readers across both North America and the United Kingdom the chance to win one of these luxurious box sets. We asked "Who has included a very special message in the Prima Games Zelda Box...

News: Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Is One Of Ken Levine's Best Games Of 2013

Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Is One Of Ken Levine's Best Games Of 2013

Irrational Games creative director and co-founder loves a bit of Link

While many of us would have preferred a brand-new Zelda adventure to play on our shiny new Wii U consoles in 2013, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was the next best thing. A gorgeous remaster of a certified classic, the game kept many Nintendo fans happy this year —...

News: Hyrule Warriors Is Zelda Meets Dynasty Warriors, And It's Coming To Wii U In 2014

Hyrule Warriors Is Zelda Meets Dynasty Warriors, And It's Coming To Wii U In 2014

New crossover title announced during today's Nintendo Direct

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have announced during today's Nintendo Direct a brand-new title which unifies the worlds of The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors. Hyrule Warriors — that's a working title, by the way — takes the combat-heavy gameplay of Tecmo Koei's popular Warriors...

News: Ender's Game Star Asa Butterfield Cut His Teeth On The Nintendo GameCube

Ender's Game Star Asa Butterfield Cut His Teeth On The Nintendo GameCube

"The HD version of Wind Waker makes me want to get a Wii U"

British actor Asa Butterfield may only be a tender 16 years of age, but he's already got a pretty impressive CV. He starred in the harrowing World War II drama The Boy in the Striped Pajamas back in 2008 before hooking up with legendary director Martin Scorsese for the dream-like Hugo. More...

News: Nintendo Is The Company That Made Me Love Gaming, Says Zelda Williams

Nintendo Is The Company That Made Me Love Gaming, Says Zelda Williams

"I can’t imagine a gaming world without Nintendo"

Zelda Williams is a famous and very talented actress in her right, but seeing as this is a Nintendo site read by Nintendo fans, there's a good chance many of you know her best from the recent Zelda adverts she starred in with her dad, Robin Williams. (He's pretty famous too, so we hear.) Williams...

Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

A link to perfection

It's no accident that when Nintendo decided to do a direct sequel to a Zelda title — well, as close to a direct sequel as the series is ever going to get — it chose The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past as its reference point. A Link Between Worlds is set some years after the events of the 1991 SNES classic, but it uses a...

Feature: 12 Days of Christmas - The Legend of Zelda's Legacy Continues

12 Days of Christmas - The Legend of Zelda's Legacy Continues

Plenty to enjoy for 3DS and Wii U owners

The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo's most powerful and iconic brands, a franchise capable of exciting a legion of fans with little more than a subtle hint of a teaser. In pure sales numbers it doesn't always match up to the mighty Mario, but its impact has arguably been as great as the plumber's in...

News: Aussie Pirate Sued For Illegally Sharing New Super Mario Bros. Gets Ganon Statue From Nintendo

Aussie Pirate Sued For Illegally Sharing New Super Mario Bros. Gets Ganon Statue From Nintendo

"I do still love Nintendo even after being sued"

Those of you with especially good memories may recall the story of Australian gamer James Burt, who was successfully sued by Nintendo in 2010 to the tune of $1.5M AUD (around $1.3M USD, or £839K) for illegally copying New Super Mario Bros. Wii and making it available for download on the web. It...