Tag: The Legend of Zelda
Random Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Gummies Will Let You Eat Chuchus
What's a better promotional tie-in than sweets, hey? Bandai knows that, and it's releasing some The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom-themed gummies in May in Japan to celebrate the release of the highly anticipated game. But they're not rupee-shaped or even Triforce shaped, oh no. They look just like Chuchu (via Tokyo Game Life on...
Quiz Are You Ready For Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom? Find Out With Our Fiendishly Hard BOTW Quiz
How much do you remember?
The first day of February marked just 100 days until the release of Tears of the Kingdom, and that means it's time to start training up. While we have no way of measuring the strength of your trigger fingers or how fast your reaction times are, we can test your brain — and in particular, how well you know Breath of the...
Random Manga In Old Zelda: Link To The Past Guide Shows Link's Pre-Navi Fairy Companion
Hey! Look! Listen!
The Zelda timeline is a difficult beast to get your head around. There are various different threads with Link at a different stage in his heroism, things that are canon and non-canon and always the promise that the next game could come along and shift everything about (we're looking at you, Tears of the Kingdom). For the most...
Random Stranger Things' Dustin Wants To See An Animated Legend Of Zelda Movie
Gaten Matarazzo is a big Nintendo fan
Actor Gaten Matarazzo, who's most famous for playing Dustin Henderson in the hit Netflix show Stranger Things, has partnered with Nintendo for the Holiday season to talk about the company's latest games. It turns out, the star is actually a big fan of the Big N. In an interview with Variety, Matarazzo spoke of...
Random Zelda Fan Uncovers A Link To The Past's Original Dungeon Designs In Proto Data
When it comes to stone-cold classics like A Link to the Past, we have to ask how much content can there really be that we don't already know about? The answer, so it seems, is quite a lot actually. For the past little while now, a Zelda fan by the name of @Dark_Linkael has been working their way through the prototype data for...
Random Unseen Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Proto Footage Found On Rare VHS Tape
Hey! Look! Listen!
We love a bit of unseen footage here at Nintendo Life - especially when Zelda is involved. The N64 games have often been goldmines for this, with original trailers winding up on VHS tapes years later and revealing a whole host of unseen goodness for some classic titles. One such example has recently been the case for a little...
Random Fan Preserves Zelda History By 3D Scanning Classic 1980s Figurines
A literal link to the past
It is unfortunately too often the case that pieces of video game history are lost over time. T-shirts are run through the tumble dryer, figures are swallowed by children or kicked under sofas, cartridges are filled with dust and controllers are snapped in rage. Fortunately there are people out there like @KeshiCorner who...
Random Megan Fox Cosplayed As Princess Zelda For Halloween This Year
Doja Cat also joined in on the fun as Villager
It seems Anya Taylor-Joy wasn't the only Hollywood celebrity dressing up as a Nintendo princess for Halloween this year. The actress and model Megan Fox (known for her work in the Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) decided to go as Princess Zelda. She shared a series of snaps, showing off...
Poll Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Is Almost Here, So Have You Completed BOTW Yet?
The voice of Zelda reveals she hasn't finished it yet
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is out next May, so you've officially got until then to complete the original game Breath of the Wild. Have you actually completed the first entry though? It got us wondering after the voice of Zelda, Patricia Summersett, revealed in a message to Zelda...
News BlackMilk's Award-Winning Zelda Clothing Line Makes A Grand Return
Limited second run available now
The Australian clothing brand BlackMilk has returned with its award-winning 'The Legend of Zelda' range, showcasing spectacular designs drawing inspiration from six games in the Zelda franchise, including the likes of Breath of the Wild, Majora's Mask, and Skyward Sword.
Random This Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Map In Halo Infinite Is Absolutely Brilliant
Master (Chief) Sword
Halo Infinite's Forge Mode leaked earlier this year ahead of its 8th November beta release date, and for months now, players have been expressing their creativity by creating a plethora of unusual maps in Microsoft's premier first-person shooter games. One popular map builder, Red Nomster, has created a map that may well lead to...
Random Popular Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Can Get You 10,000 Arrows In Minutes
Still, Legolas needed more
While some people are still discovering new things to do in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, others are making the game do new things for them. We have reported on a number of occasions about the Inventory Slot Transfer glitch in the game and how it can be used to max out your materials or provide
Random Zelda: Majora's Mask Debug Feature Reveals Ages Of Link's Forms
Five going on 78
Back in 2010, a debug version of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask leaked online. Based on the based on the 1.1 version of the European release, this leaked version contained all of the developer and tester tools that you could dream of. Lots of little secrets have been uncovered about this classic Zelda title ever since, one of...
Random New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Means You'll Never Be Short Of Materials
Is 999 enough?
The Inventory Slot Transfer is one of the most well-known glitches in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, used in countless tricks such as keeping the Bow of Light or duplicating certain items and weapons. We wouldn't have tons of other glitches without Inventory Slot Transfer, and we wouldn't still be finding new secrets and...
Random A Fan Has Made A Wonderful-Looking Zelda: Wind Waker Pack For Minecraft
And it looks really official
Minecraft brings out so much creativity within the community. We can't count how many times we've been blown away by people's creations in this huge sandbox game over the years, and we've dreamt of seeing more Nintendo-related implementations within the game, especially after the official 3DS Minecraft got its own Super...
Random Someone's Built A Zelda-Themed Deku Tree PC
What's your dream PC build? The best specs, graphics, something that lights up with pretty rainbow colours? But surely it's going to be something minimalistic, right? Well, the latest project for gaming PC builder 1YardLoss was anything but minimalist, but it's certainly a Nintendo fan's dream — particular a Zelda fan. 1YardLoss was...
News Zelda: Ocarina Of Time PC Port Can Now Be Played On Mac OS and Wii U
If the Wii U is hacked, mind
The PC port for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has been out for a few months now, and modders have been doing some pretty crazy stuff with it, too. Now, it looks like the port can also be played on Mac OS and hacked Wii U consoles, opening it up to a much wider audience. As reported by
Random Voice Of Zelda In CD-i Games Would Love To Return To The Role
She's currently working on a homage to the CD-i series
The Legend of Zelda CD-i games might not have had much going for them, but one thing that was arguably impressive was the voice acting. Bonnie Jean Wilbur was the original Princess Zelda in the series - providing the voice for the character in the 1993 Philips CD-i releases Link: The Faces of...
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Beats All Shrines Without Runes
In 28 hours
There's a pretty long list of players who have beaten or tackled The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in weird and wonderful ways. Speedrunner Limcube is one of those people, and earlier this week, the streamer completed a pretty huge feat that could be a huge boon to speedrunners. Limcube has managed to beat all 120 shrines in one...
News This N64 ROM Hack Turns Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Into A New Star Fox Adventures
Star Fox Conquest!
The Star Fox series has not been given the best love from Nintendo over the years. With the popularity of Star Fox 64, fans were expecting a brand new 3D rail shooter on the N64's successor, the GameCube. Instead, Nintendo's then-collaborator Rare created something fans weren't expecting — Star Fox Adventures, a fully 3D...
Random The Final Zelda Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Book Has Been Uncovered
And it looks stunning
History of Hyrule has been doing some fantastic work in archiving The Legend of Zelda series history. And they've been at it once again with another fantastic find. In January, we reported that the archivist had uploaded a 1986 choose-your-own-adventure book that contained tons of quirky lost Zelda lore. That book was based on...
News Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Dev Says Converting Motion Controls Was "The Hardest Thing"
"What we're trying to do is replicate the joy of freedom"
Announced in February 2021 and released just five months later, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD was a welcome upgrade for an oft-under loved Zelda title. One of the biggest changes to the HD port was the addition of a second control scheme — the ability to play the game without motion...
News Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Is Finally Part Of The Video Game Hall Of Fame
Along with Ms. Pac-Man, DDR, and Civilization
A couple of months ago, we reported that one of the most influential video games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, was up for a spot in The Strong Museum's World Video Game Hall of Fame. Quite rightly, many people couldn't understand why it wasn't already in there! Luckily, we don't need...
Random WWE's Stone Cold Steve Austin Says Breath Of The Wild Is The Best Zelda Game
"That's a bold choice"
Wrestling and video games go together pretty perfectly, so it perhaps shouldn't be a surprise when some of the world's most famous wrestling superstars have some strong opinions. However, if there's one wrestler that fans might be surprised to hear talk about video games, it's the legendary Stone Cold Steve Austin. The Hall...
News Oops, An Italian Voice Actor May Have Spoiled Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2
Potential spoilers abound!
Because of its recent delay, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 rumours are swirling around, with fans dissecting every screen, trailer, and interview. Nintendo has been pretty coy about sharing information on the upcoming Zelda game, even refusing to reveal the title in case it gives away too much. Except the...
News Former Nintendo Of America Associate Producer Talks Crunch On Zelda: Ocarina Of Time
"You’re putting in some serious time to get it done"
Back in the late '90s, all eyes were on Nintendo and the development of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. After numerous delays, the game launched in November 1998 to rapturous applause and plaudits and is now widely considered one of the best video games ever made. But, with the delays and...
Random Euphoria Star Hunter Schafer Thinks It "Would Be Cool" To Play Princess Zelda In A Live-Action Movie
Just imagine the land of Hyrule on the big screen
As you've probably already noticed, video games are all the rage in Hollywood right now. Sonic the Hedgehog is flying high, Halo just got its own television series, and later this year Super Mario will be getting an animated movie. Of course, talks have popped up about what other Nintendo franchises...
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Sales Soar In The UK
In the wake of the sequel's delay
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is over five years old now. It's almost definitely one of the best games on the Switch, with people still uncovering secrets and challenging themselves to ridiculous speedrunning challenges. It's a big, open, apocalyptic playground for you to do whatever you fancy in! We were...
Video Zelda: Ocarina Of Time PC Mod Adds Bombs, Bombs, And More Bombs
Just recently, we reported on some of the crazy things that modders are already doing in the Zelda: Ocarina of Time PC port. We've seen the likes of multiplying character models appearing in game, the ability to fight Shadow Link while fending off Ganondorf, and even the ability to spawn the chains that hold up Hyrule Town's gate at will -...
Video Modders Are Already Doing Absolutely Crazy Things In Zelda: Ocarina Of Time's PC Port
We've heard how there are already mods for the unofficial PC port of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and we've seen some in action. Now, we've got a much longer showcase - demonstrating what else can be done in this build of the game, courtesy of YouTube Channel Josh Busker. Essentially, the PC mod has broken free from the...
News The Zelda: Ocarina Of Time PC Port Is Finished And Out Now
The Lon Lon Milk is on us
Development has finally been completed on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time PC Port, and you can go and play with Link and ride around Hyrule Field on Epona right now because it's also out now! This port has only been made possible because of a fan project to reverse-engineer Ocarina of Time, where the code itself is...
News There Are Already Mods For The Zelda: Ocarina Of Time PC Port
A minuet of mods
We've been covering the unofficial Ocarina of Time PC port for a little while now, and it's close to finished. So as we approach that time, naturally, leave it to people to come up with a whole bunch of mods. This project was only possible because the Zelda Reverse Engineering team decompiled the N64 classic last year. Harbour...
Random Even Tingle's Creator Thinks He's A Bit Creepy
Freshly-picked thoughts from Takaya Imamura
When you see a man in green latex, do you come out in a cold sweat? Does the sound of "Kooloo-Limpah" make you shiver? Does your poor wallet groan as it prepares to be emptied in exchange for an absolutely extortionate treasure map? Well, you're not alone! Ever since The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask,...
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 'Second Wind' Expansion Mod Adding Moon Slayer Lynel & Weapon Set
Its power level is over 9000!
Although the YouTube channel Waikuteru was recently targeted by Nintendo, it's somewhat recovered and is back at it sharing more videos about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 'Second Wind' expansion mod. In case you need a refresher - this is a "free large-scale DLC
News This Unofficial Zelda PC Port Is About '90% Complete', Say Devs
60fps and mod support to come
A fan-made PC port of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is in the works, and it's apparently almost done — and could be out as soon as next month. In an exclusive interview with VGC, the developers — a group calling themselves "Harbour Masters" — spoke about their efforts to re-release the game on PC in...
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 'Second Wind' Expansion Mod Adds Brand New Octo Boss Battle
A "large-scale" fan-made DLC effort
One mod that just keeps getting better is The Legend of Zelda: Second Wind - A Breath of the Wild Expansion. In case you haven't heard, it's a 'free large-scale DLC" mod adding in new quests, areas, weapons and bosses, and it overhauls existing content. We got a look at the
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 'Second Wind' Expansion Mod Adds Brand New Hinox King Boss Battle
The "large-scale" fan-made DLC just keeps getting better
Easily one of the best Nintendo-related mods we've seen in 2021 is The Legend of Zelda: Second Wind - A Breath of the Wild Expansion. It's a "free large-scale DLC" mod that adds new quests, areas, weapons, NPCs and enemies, and overhauls existing content. It's been getting updates all year,...
News Hey, Listen! Pre-Orders For This Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Hylian Shield Are Live
Update: Play Asia pre-order links also live
One item that adds to Link's iconic look is the Hylian shield. It's been featured in The Legend of Zelda games for a very long time now, and in his latest outing, Breath of the Wild, it also shows up. If you've ever wanted to own Link's shield yourself, you won't want to miss out on this latest offer from...
News Game Journalist Thinks The Next Zelda: BOTW 2 Reveal Is Likely To Be In 2022
Believes a Game Awards appearance is perhaps too soon
Over the past few weeks, some Nintendo fans on social media have convinced themselves that one "world premiere" we'll be getting at this year's Game Awards is tied to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel. It all stems from a tweet by the host and organiser Geoff Keighley - mentioning...
News Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Version 1.3.0 Is Now Available - Wave 2 DLC, Adjustments, Fixes And More
Update: Guardian of Remembrance goes live
Update [Fri 29th Oct, 2021 03:45 BST]: The Wave 2 DLC for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is now officially live. To access this content, you'll need to first update your own copy of the game to version 1.3.0 which was made available earlier this week. Original story [Wed 27th Oct, 2021 03:45 BST]: Back...
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 'Second Wind' Expansion Mod Adds Age Of Calamity Boss And Mammoths
The "large-scale" fan-made DLC just got even better
Nintendo is seemingly done with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild but that hasn't stopped the modding community from showing continued support for one of the best games available on the Switch and Wii U. Earlier this year, an unofficial Breath of the Wild expansion titled 'Second Wind' was...
News Good Smile Is Re-Releasing Its Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Figma Link
Link's 1/7th scale figure is also returning
To tie in with the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on the Nintendo Switch, Good Smile Company is re-releasing its figma Link for the fourth time. Link is approximately 140mm in height and comes with the Master Sword and Hylian Shield - allowing you to recreate some iconic poses. While...
Video Here's Digital Foundry's Technical Analysis Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD On Nintendo Switch
Soaring to new heights
It's been quite a while since Digital Foundry investigated a Nintendo Switch release, but now John Linneman is back to see how The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD holds up. He describes it as "more than just a remaster" of the original 2011 Wii release thanks to not only the improved graphics but also the quality of life...
News Zelda & Loftwing amiibo Impacted By "Unforeseen Shipping Delays" In America
Additional shipments will arrive next month
Today marks the arrival of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on the Nintendo Switch. Alongside it, Nintendo has released a special Zelda & Loftwing amiibo, which allows you to fast travel between land and sky. If you haven't already got hold of this amiibo, and happen to be located in the US, you...
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Hacker Arrested For Selling Modified Save Data
Was sold online as the "ultimate save data"
We've heard in the past about crackdowns on street sales of modded Nintendo hardware and games, but this story is slightly different. Back in April, Tokyo-based Chinese national Ichimin Sho posted an advertisement on a Japanese e-commerce site selling "ultimate save data" for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of...
Random The Yiga Clan Will Even Steal The Master Sword In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
Watch out, Link
It turns out Link is not the only one who can pull the Master Sword in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. YouTube channel ThornyFox recently uploaded a clip of a member of the Yiga Clan stealing the iconic sword. There are admittedly some glitches to get this enemy to appear in The Lost Woods, but after this Link can watch on...
News 'The Lost Records' Is A New Fan-Made Expansion That Brings Skyward Sword To Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
Fancy a rematch with Lord Ghirahim?
The Zelda modder Waikuteru is at it again - this time announcing a brand new expansion for Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It's titled 'The Lost Records' and tells the story of Link's original adventure in the timeline by transporting him back to the Skyview Temple in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
News Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Version 1.2.1 Patch Notes - Some Minor Fixes
Last week, Nintendo and Koei Tecmo released the first wave of DLC content for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. It bumped the game up to version 1.2.0. Now, it's rolled out a minor follow-up patch, which includes a minor fix and also a slight adjustment to make it slightly easier to view and purchase the expansion pass content on the...
Video Nintendo Releases New Overview Trailer For Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
Link returns to the skies next month
We've been told Nintendo would be giving The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD a lot of love in the lead-up to its July release and this very much seems to be the case so far. If all the attention on the company's social media channels wasn't already enough, it has now released an overview trailer that runs for...
News Zelda: BOTW Sequel Was The "Most Talked About" E3 2021 Game On Twitter
Linking fans together
Metroid Dread might currently be out in front as the top-selling video game following E3, but over on the social media platform Twitter the conversation is apparently all about the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In an official Twitter gaming wrap-up covering the first half of 2021, the platform revealed the...