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 Tingle's Designer Takaya Imamura Has Parted Company With Nintendo
Also known for his work on Star Fox and F-Zero
Nintendo has created a lot of weird and wonderful characters over the years, but one of the standouts is Tingle. The recurring character, who first started out in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask on the Nintendo 64, was designed by Takaya Imamura. Today, this same veteran Nintendo staffer - who was...
News Tingle Was Going To Star In A Horror Game Until It Got Axed And Replaced By Dillon’s Rolling Western
When paths collide
As much as Tingle divides The Legend of Zelda fanbase, the stories he continues to provide the Nintendo community are priceless. During a chat with Kotaku about Dillon's Dead-Heat Breakers, Nintendo producer Kensuke Tanabe revealed the quirky fairy hopeful - starting out in Majora’s Mask - was going to be the star of a...
Random You Can Now Play Ripened Tingle's Balloon Trip of Love in English
Ripened Tingle's Balloon Trip of Love, aside from having an absolutely wonderful name, is a game that was released for Nintendo DS in Japan back in 2009. The game sadly never saw a western release but, thanks to some very dedicated fan-translators, you can now play the full thing in English. What a time to be alive. The...
News Tingle Shocked Zelda: Breath of the Wild Designer Right Down To Her Bones
"He's such an unsettling character...but...he's also so adorable..."
Love him or hate him, Tingle is here to stay in the Zelda universe. First appearing in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask back in 2000, we've seen him pop up time and again since then and he even got his own game on the DS in the shape of the amazingly...
News Rejoice, There's A Tingle Costume In Super Mario Maker
That's our year made, then
Love him or hate him, Tingle is making his way to Super Mario Maker - in costume form, at least. Arguably one of the oddest characters Nintendo has ever made, Tingle started life in the Zelda series but has since starred in his own games as well. The news of him appearing in Super Mario Maker began life as a rumour, with...
News Eiji Aonuma Explains Why Tingle is Such a Peculiar Character
Even more peculiar is a question on his sexuality
When Tingle appeared in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask he wasn't well-received by everyone - that's a little odd, considering this is a franchise with talking rock-based creatures, a villain that transforms into an enormous hog-thing and more. Nevertheless, he's a character that some just don't...
News Nintendo's Kensuke Tanabe Wants To Make Tingle Popular In The West
Tingle! Tingle! Kooloo-Limpah!
Let's be honest here — there's not much love for Tingle in the west. This plump, comedic character started his life as part of the Zelda series, but has since starred in his own games: Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland and Tingle's Balloon Fight DS. Even so, his reputation among players is pretty dire — he's...