Wednesday16th Sep 2020
We can dream, right?
2020 is the 35th birthday of the Super Mario series, and Nintendo is marking that event in a wide range of ways, one of which is the resurrection of its Game & Watch series of handhelds. Ninten
Tuesday15th Sep 2020
How Breath Of The Wild’s prequel can finally do justice for our four heroes
Nintendo knows a thing or two about pulling off surprises and few could’ve expected that recent Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity reveal. With no real rumours or leaks foreshadowing it, we suddenly had a brand-new Legend of Zelda game to look forward to. Fans hoping for...
Monday14th Sep 2020
Oh Link, what have they done to you?
Another day, another glitch found in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and this one really messes things up in the wonderful hills of Hyrule. A new way of performing a similar glitch that was previously patched out, this newly-found method requires a Hinox or a Stalnox, two of the biggest wandering...
Friday11th Sep 2020
Update: Images of the box now revealed
Update (Fri 11th Sep, 2020 11:15 BST): Koei Tecmo's website has now updated, giving us our first look at the contents of the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity deluxe edition release in Japan. You can check it out for yourself below. Pre-orders are now live on Koei Tecmo's site for those living in Japan, but you...
Update: It's official!
Update (Fri 11th Sep, 2020 09:45 BST): Well, our hunch was correct! Koei Tecmo's Tokyo Game Show schedule has been updated, revealing that we are indeed set to see Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity at the event. In the second half of Koei Tecmo's program, we can expect to see the first ever live gameplay footage for the title,...
"You won't have to wait long!"
Earlier this week, Nintendo and Koei Tecmo surprised Zelda fans with the announcement of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. It's a game set 100 years before the events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. While we got some information about what to expect from this new Musou-style game, later this month Nintendo...
Wednesday9th Sep 2020
Take on Ganon with a friend
Our next 'proper' slice of news for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity may well be scheduled to arrive later this month, but exploring Nintendo's official websites has revealed little nuggets of info ahead of time. While it wasn't actually mentioned in
A timely restock
Last month, it was discovered The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Champion amiibo would be getting reprints. Now, we obviously know it all ties in with Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - a spin-off set 100 years before the original title. The champion line will relaunch alongside Koei Tecmo's latest Musou-style release on 20th...
Tuesday8th Sep 2020
Ready for even more?
Remember when we all thought that Nintendo was being unusually quiet on the news front? Ha. Today saw the grand reveal of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, a brand new Switch-exclusive title in The Legend of Zelda franchise. As it happens, Nintendo isn't stopping there, as the company has already confirmed that the next slice...
What originally looked like a pretty quiet end to the year for Nintendo has suddenly erupted into a busy holiday season full of exciting Mario and Zelda releases. If you missed the news earlier today, Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity, a game set 100 years before the events of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, is launching exclusively on Switch this...
"The team is working hard on its development"
In yet another of its infamous 2020 shadow-drops, Nintendo has just lifted the lid on Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for the Nintendo Switch. Set 100 years before the events of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, this sequel to the Wii U, 3DS and
Where did that come from!?
Nintendo's at it once again, surprise-dropping a huge-name game on social media like it was an innocent selfie taken at the park. Today's big reveal? A brand new Zelda game. The game's called Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, and a new video has been shared to tell us all about it. Just like previous Hyrule Warriors...
Tuesday1st Sep 2020
A link to the future
While Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is the game which is credited as fusing the non-linear approach of Super Metroid and the gothic stylings of Konami's famous vampire-hunting series, Koji Igarashi has been quite firm on the fact that it was in fact
Friday28th Aug 2020
Savings and freebies especially for you!
UK-based retailer Zavvi is celebrating its 11th birthday, and we're teaming up with them to offer you some pretty special deals on Zelda and Animal Crossing goodies to mark to occasion. First up is this Zelda Mystery Box. They're very limited (to just 200 units) and would usually cost £39.99, but below,...
Thursday20th Aug 2020
And it's cheaper than buying everything digitally
If you're hoping to grab a physical copy of Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda, you'll be pleased to know that you can now order it from the Nintendo Official UK Store with free shipping. The physical copy comes with all three DLC packs as standard, including...
Go! Go! Go!
Update (Thu 20th Aug, 2020 10:30 BST): Once again, Nintendo has restocked almost all of the Legend of Zelda amiibo on its Official UK Store. You can find links to them all below; any orders you make now are due to be dispatched on 17th September. <products campaign=“NUK Zelda amiibo” style="grid"> Original Article (Fri 28th...
Tuesday18th Aug 2020
Could a new Master Edition be on the way?
A listing for a collector's edition of the upcoming Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 has been spotted online, potentially giving the game away on a secondary, fancy physical release. The listing in question can be found on WT&T, a French retailer which previously leaked the existence of The Witcher 3 on...
Ahead of the 35th anniversary next year
Last week, as you might recall, the CPSIA page on the Nintendo Americas support site revealed two of the champion amiibo (Mipha and Revali) from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Monday17th Aug 2020
Update: Amazon listing disappears
Update (Mon 17th Aug, 2020 16:45 BST): Since being reported on by a number of news outlets over the last 24 hours, the Amazon listing for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on Switch has now been removed from Amazon. Was it a mistake? Was the listing put up too early in error? Time will tell. Here's how the page...
Friday14th Aug 2020
New/old icon uncovered
Back in the olden days when we first played The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, there were theories going around that the Triforce--the iconic three-part symbol of Power, Courage and Wisdom from the series--was actually a collectable item in the game. It's one of those gaming myths that has become legend over time, but...
Wednesday12th Aug 2020
Complete with Time Trial minigame
We've seen plenty of mods for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild before, many of which have impressed us no end, but this latest effort you're about to see is on a whole new scale. Modder and YouTube user Waikuteru has been in touch with us here a
Two of four Champions set to return
Nintendo's amiibo line is still alive and well - with game director Masahiro Sakurai not long ago revealing two new characters would be added to the Super Smash Bros. line: Joker and Hero. They are arriving in Europe, Japan and Australia next month, and in North America on 2nd October. As you'd expect they're...
Monday10th Aug 2020
It's dangerous to go alone...
Animal Crossing: New Horizons' most recent update, taking the game to version 1.4.0, has added another set of welcome new features. Among them is the ability to create and share Dream Addresses, which allows players to visit others' islands by simply inputting a code. This means that you can check out the islands of...
Sunday9th Aug 2020
Channelling Hayao Miyazaki's style
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has sparked many creative fan projects since it was released and the latest one that's caught the attention of many fans online is a Studio Ghibli-inspired poster by the illustrator and Twitter user, @BigSkyCastle. As you can see, it's a simple but stunning image of Princess...
Tuesday4th Aug 2020
The latest Zelda design added to LEGO Ideas
For years now, LEGO fans have been designing fantastic models and sets based on The Legend of Zelda, hoping that their creations might one day become a reality. When a designer shares a concept to LEGO's Ideas website, their creation is guaranteed to be reviewed if it gains 10,000 votes a
And skydiving, too
Back in 2017 - the same year as the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Wii U and Switch - Nintendo showcased the early stages of the game's development at a CEDEC conference. Now, some images of the footage it shared at this event have surfaced online. It shows a map of Japan, Link running around Himeji...
Monday3rd Aug 2020
"That is actually kinda hilarious. I'm totally willing to own it"
Irish novelist John Boyne has penned 18 books since 2000 (as well as a collection of short stories) but is perhaps most famous for his 2006 work The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, the harrowing tale of a doomed friendship between a Jewish boy in a World War II concentration camp and the...
Sunday26th Jul 2020
Download it today
Earlier this week, during the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, we found out Cadence of Hyrule would be receiving three new paid DLC packs this year. As you probably already know, the first character pack is now available for $5.99 USD (or your regional equivalent). It contains Impa, Federick (the Shopkeeper), Aria, Shadow...
Thursday23rd Jul 2020
Less is so much more
We recently saw a custom-made Polly Pocket-style Animal Crossing toy which we thought was the height of miniature video game cuteness, but in the past few days we've discovered something that's even more impressive. The construction and photography of the tiny scene above is the work of Tatsuya Tanaka, a miniature artist who...