Legend of Zelda - Timeline
Monday7th Nov 2022
News Revali Voice Actor Has "No Idea" If His Character Will Appear In Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
No more Deku Tree..?
Update: We've amended the headline of this article to include a small quote and better reflect the comments made by Chiplock in the Kiwi Talkz interview. As pointed out, it is certainly possible that the voice actor is unable to discuss his potential involvement due to an NDA. Original text below: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of...
Friday4th Nov 2022
Feature 17 Things You Might Not Know About Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
Brush up on your knowledge before Tears of the Kingdom!
Oh, you think you know everything about Zelda, do you? Name all six sages. Juuuuust kidding, we're no gate(of time)keepers here — but we do have a bunch of facts for you about Breath of the Wild, which is somehow a game that just keeps giving. Not a week goes by without us learning something...
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Lets You Take Harmless Yiga Clan Members On Adventures
Welcome to the Yiga-ng
All those of us who have played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (and seriously, is there anybody left out there who hasn't played it yet?) will know of the pain of the Yiga Clan. Just when you are low on health, right as there is something that you would really rather be doing right now, the Clan members descend and...
Monday31st Oct 2022
Random Modders Create Halloween DLC For Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
Are Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Blood Moons and Stalhorses not spooky enough for you this Halloween? Well then, leave it to the well-known Zelda modder Waikuteru to give us what we want. Along with Sockpoppet, the two have created brand new DLC for the hugely popular open-world Switch game, and it's fabulously appropriate for 31st...
Friday21st Oct 2022
Gallery This Zelda Skyward Sword Link Statue Is Quite The Looker
"The Hero of the Sky, now in figure form"
We're suckers for pieces of decorative plastic here at Nintendo Life, so when the chance came to place an order for Good Smile's Zelda Skyward Sword 1/7 scale Link statue, we couldn't reach for the keyboard quickly enough. Our statue has actually been to and from Hong Kong twice since we purchased it, due...
Thursday20th Oct 2022
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.
Tuesday18th Oct 2022
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...
Wednesday12th Oct 2022
News A Closer Look At The Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Statue From Nintendo Live 2022
Link returns in 2023
At Nintendo Live 2022 on the weekend, Zelda fans and various media outlets were quick to spot a large statue of Link from the upcoming release, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Now, a few days on, Nintendo has given Zelda fans who weren't able to make the event in Japan have been treated to a closer look via social...
Monday10th Oct 2022
Random The Original 'Black Box' Art For NES Zelda Resurfaces, And Link Is Happy
A link to the past
Perhaps producing one of the most iconic box art layouts in Nintendo history, the NES Black Box titles have grown to become synonymous with at-home arcade gaming and all that is retro. Released between 1985 and 1987, the series consists of 30 games including certified classics such as Duck Hunt, Excitebike and Donkey Kong Jr.;...
Saturday8th Oct 2022
News Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Link Statue Spotted At Nintendo Live 2022
Take a closer look
Nintendo Live is taking place this weekend in Tokyo, and it seems a statue based on Link in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is present. It gives fans perhaps their best look yet at Link's new character model and the mysterious new changes to one of his arms. This shot was taken at a promotional section of Nintendo Live,...
Wednesday5th Oct 2022
Random Persona Composer Would 'Love' To Write Music For The Legend Of Zelda
He's got a soft spot for Xenoblade Chronicles, too
The Legend of Zelda franchise is well known for its incredible music. With iconic tracks including 'Lost Woods' and 'Gerudo Valley' from Ocarina of Time alongside the beautiful, ambient music from Breath of the Wild, we ima
Tuesday4th Oct 2022
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Figures Out How To Disarm A Lynel
A golden opportunity for Link
Lynels are often considered one of Link's most fearsome foes in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. With their huge, hulking figure, alarming speed, and dangerous weapons, we've had many a run-in with these creatures that have often ended in disaster. But someone's figured out a wait to clip this beast's fur and...
Monday3rd Oct 2022
Random Zelda Texture Bug Explains Ocarina Of Time & Majora's Mask Deku Difference
A sticking point..?
If you've spent a good amount of time with the N64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and its sequel The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, you may have become quite familiar with the visuals of each games and which assets were brought over from one title to the other. The keen-eyed among you may even notice some small...
News More Details On Rejected Zelda Game 'Heroes Of Hyrule' Revealed
If only things were different
Earlier this year, it was revealed that Metroid Prime developer Retro Studios had pitched an idea for a new Legend of Zelda title called Heroes of Hyrule that would play a lot like Final Fantasy Tactics
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Dragon Mechanic Makes It Easier To Unlock Every Shrine
Tipping the scales in your favour
It is truly a testament to the genius of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that we are still discovering new mechanics in the game five years on. One such detail that has passed us by unnoticed for all this time has been recently brought to our attention by Gaming Reinvented, and it concerns the order in which...
Thursday29th Sep 2022
Rumour Fans May Have Translated The Zonai Text In Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Trailer
But the debate is ongoing
A brand new Zelda trailer always brings a lot of excitement, and there was an extra layer of jubilation with the newest The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom trailer — one, because we have a name, and two, we have a release date — 12th May 2023! But what everyone is really after are the theories. The answers. And...
Friday16th Sep 2022
Random Nintendo Confirms How To Pronounce Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Yes, it's tears, not tears
Well, thank goodness that's over with! Since the reveal of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom at the most recent Nintendo Direct presentation, some fans have been feverishly debating how to pronounce the new title: is it tears (as in crying), or te
Random Reddit User Creates The Ultimate 3DS Emulator With A Steam Deck
Bigger is better after all
The Steam Deck is widely known for its remarkable emulation capabilities, with users most recently managing to enable gyro controls for Wii U emulation. It's not entirely surprising when you consider that the Steam Deck is effectively a portable PC, but it's still impressive nonetheless. Now, one Reddit user has taken...
Thursday15th Sep 2022
Guide Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom: Everything We Know So Far
We collect every shred of information on the upcoming Zelda sequel
Update: We've given this article a thorough sweep and added a whole bunch of new information on the biggest game of 2023. Feel free to delve into our BOTW2 TOTK trailer breakdowns and, hopefully, find some answers to your burning questions... Polishing off the last few shrines and...
Wednesday14th Sep 2022
Poll So, How Are You Pronouncing Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom?
Tears or Tears? Or both?
As the dust settles on another Nintendo Direct, we think it's fair to say that our little gaming minds have been sufficiently blown. We've got news of GoldenEye! Pikmin 4! Fire Emblem Engage! Tunic! But - and let's be real for a minute here - the thing that really left us Sheikah not stirred was the brand new trailer,...
Tuesday13th Sep 2022
News Here's A Look At The Stunning Box Art For Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
Brings a tear to the eye
The box art for the newly-named Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been revealed along with several versions of the key art that will be used for the upcoming game — and we have to say it's a real looker! Apparently, a picture paints a thousand words, so we'll pipe down and just get to it, shall we? Behold the box art for...
News 'The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom' Launches In May 2023
New trailer for the game formerly known as BOTW2
Nintendo has finally announced the real title for the game formerly known as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 — say hello to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, launching on 12th May 2023. The new trailer (above) doesn't give much away in terms of new gameplay, focusing on some...
Thursday8th Sep 2022
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
Wednesday7th Sep 2022
Random These '00s-Inspired Switch Magazine Ads Are Making Us Nostalgic
"Who Are You?"
Remember game magazines? Remember how awesome they were? Yes, a few of them are still knocking about to this day; in the UK, we've got the likes of Edge, Wireframe, Retro Gamer, and Switch Player to name but a few, but for those who grew up in the '80s, '90s, and '00s, magazines like NGamer, CVG, and Mean Machines were the absolute...
Monday5th Sep 2022
News First 4 Figures Reveals Legend Of Zelda 'Link On Horseback' Resin Statue, Pre-Order Now
Update: Early bird pricing ending soon
Update 2: The Early Bird pricing shown below comes to an end at 9am BST on 6th September. If you're interested in grabbing one of these, we'd definitely suggest doing so before the prices go up! Update 1: First 4 Figures has now officially unveiled the new 'Link on Horseback' resin statue. Here's the rundown...
Sunday4th Sep 2022
Poll Do You Actually Want Switch Ports Of Wind Waker And Twilight Princess?
The rumour mill is turning...
There's always a Switch rumour these days. When it's not "new Metroid", it's "Switch Pro"; when it's not either of those, it's "Zelda remakes". The latest rumour is a Nintendo Direct focused on Zelda ports, and maybe a Metroid, which means chances are high that it's actually about the Switch Pro, right? Now, we're...
News Retro's Mysterious Zelda Spin-Off 'Project X' Apparently Had A Playable Prototype
Described as a "simplified" version of Whack-A-Mole
New details have emerged online today about Retro Studios' mysterious Legend of Zelda title 'Project X'. Although this spin-off never saw the light of day, it seems there was actually a working prototype. In the same 'DidYouKnowGaming?' YouTube video, the gameplay within this title was discussed...
News Metroid Prime Dev Retro Studios Pitched A Zelda Game Called 'Heroes Of Hyrule'
Another "spin-off" like Project X
Retro Studios is currently developing the next Metroid Prime game, but there was a time in its history when it was apparently working on a Legend of Zelda pitch, codenamed Project X. We've covered it extensively here on Nintendo Life in the past, and during a search for more information about it YouTube channel...
Friday2nd Sep 2022
Soapbox Endless Zelda Remakes Are A Poor Substitute For Backwards Compatibility
But we'll buy them anyway
Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they've been chewing over. Today, Kate discusses her love/hate relationship with remakes... There is nothing quite as emblematic of our lost and distant childhood than video games. They are one of the few...
Wednesday31st Aug 2022
Rumour It's Not Even September And Nintendo Direct Rumours Have Already Started
A Nintendo Direct? In September? Whodathunkit?
If you have been following all things Nintendo throughout 2022 then the concept of 'a Nintendo Direct will definitely be happening next month' won't be new to you. However, the latest rumour drop from Giant Bomb journalist Jeff Grubb might be the most likely prediction we've had in a while. Speaking on...