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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...

News: Eiji Aonuma Takes To Link To The Past Miiverse To Discuss Zelda 3DS

Eiji Aonuma Takes To Link To The Past Miiverse To Discuss Zelda 3DS

Special mention for Oracle of Seasons and Ages, too

During yesterday's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo landed an unexpected surprise on us towards the end of the broadcast. We were told to expect a new Zelda game for the 3DS before the end of the year — the kind of megaton announcement that would normally wait until E3. Not only that, but we weren't...

News: Nintendo UK Launches The Legend Of Zelda Facebook Page

Nintendo UK Launches The Legend Of Zelda Facebook Page

Your face(book) is beaming!

Nintendo UK has launched the official Legend of Zelda Facebook page — just in time for the announcement of a new instalment for the Nintendo 3DS. What remarkable timing! The page already has some images from the new game on it, and is sure to be filled with more Zelda-specific goodies as the months roll by. If you're...

Rumour: Majora's Mask 3D Listed for November Release by Retailer

Majora's Mask 3D Listed for November Release by Retailer

This rumour's had some smelling salts applied

It's the day before a 3DS-themed Nintendo Direct, so that means it's time for more rumours of a 3DS remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. This has been speculated upon since The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D graced the handheld, with Nintendo even hinting way back in summer 2011 that fan...

News: Zelda Symphony Returning To Los Angeles During E3 2013

Zelda Symphony Returning To Los Angeles During E3 2013

Da da da daaaaaaaaa

It's been almost two years since something beautiful and magical happened during Nintendo's E3 press conference in June 2011 - the company opened the presentation with a spectacular orchestra, displaying tunes from The Legend of Zelda's impressive musical catalogue. The Legend Of Zelda: Symphony Of The Goddesses - under Irish...

News: Zelda Reorchestrated Brings Musical Journey To An End After Nine Years

Zelda Reorchestrated Brings Musical Journey To An End After Nine Years

The final chapter

Zelda Reorchestrated was a fantastic project, led by a team of enthusiastic musicians and fans of one of Nintendo's most recognised franchises. It is with regret that the team are preparing to say farewell to almost a decade of composing the series' most famous themes. Twilight Symphony, the team's greatest achievement to date,...

News: Legend Of Zelda Hacked To Make Zelda The Hero

Legend Of Zelda Hacked To Make Zelda The Hero

Well her name is in the title, after all

Recently, we saw Pauline switch roles with one-time romantic attachment Mario, and now it's the turn of Hyrule's most celebrated couple to change places. Animator Kenna W. decided to mod The Legend of Zelda to realise one of her childhood dreams — to get to play as the titular princess: For me, I played...