The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

3DS / RPG / Release: Nov 22, 2013 / ESRB: E

Nintendo to launch Play Nintendo Tour 2014 this summer

By Robert Workman, Jun 03, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Nintendo will launch a new mall tour this summer focusing on its hit 2DS/3DS games.

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Best of 2013: #2 - The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2014 2:00pm PST

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds shows Nintendo's understanding of what made the classics so special, paired with a capacity for change and evolution that we haven't seen for years. It's our Shacknews #2 Game of the Year.

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Weekend Confirmed 194 - Gran Turismo 6, Tearaway

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2013 11:00am PST

Jeff Cannata is in the Big Apple this weekend, which leaves host Garnett Lee to lead this week's episode of Weekend Confirmed solo. He welcomes in Shacknews' Ozzie Mejia, Christian Spicer, and Nikole Zivalich and they lead off the show by discussing the increasing problems p...

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Weekend Confirmed 193 - Forza Motorsport 5, Dead Rising 3, Super Mario 3D World

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2013 11:00am PST

It's the Thanksgiving weekend edition of Weekend Confirmed and hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in Shacknews' Ozzie Mejia and Shane Satterfield to give thanks to all things video games.

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Zelda item rentals came from Aonuma's hobby

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2013 7:15am PST

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds adds a new item rental system that shakes up the formula, and that's partly thanks to one of producer Eiji Aonuma's latest hobbies.

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Weekend Confirmed 191 - PS4 launch, Super Mario 3D World

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 15, 2013 11:00am PST

The PS4 launches today and it's time to celebrate with Weekend Confirmed. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and The Escapist's Andrea Rene to usher in a new generation of consoles, but first, they discuss this past weekend's Blizzcon and al...

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds review: earning its name

By Steve Watts, Nov 14, 2013 10:10am PST

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds tackles a lofty legacy by following in the footsteps of the highly-regarded Link to the Past. Our review.

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Use StreetPass to fight Shadow Link in Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2013 2:15pm PST

The latest trailer for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds shows off more of the upcoming adventure, but also debuts a new feature that sees players challenge other players' Links via StreetPass.

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds trailers spotlight weapon upgrades and music

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2013 7:30am PDT

Two new trailers for The Legend of Zelda spotlight the weapon upgrades and the music, with a short nod to Majora's Mask to boot.

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Nintendo confirms Zelda 3DS XL bundle

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2013 6:30am PDT

Nintendo has confirmed the Zelda-themed 3DS XL bundle, which includes a download code for A Link Between Worlds.

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds changed to be playable on 2DS

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2013 11:30am PDT

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds was designed for 3D, but producer Eiji Aonuma had to think through how to make it work on the 2DS as well.

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds producer on why dungeon order doesn't matter

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma explains how the ability to choose your dungeon order in A Link Between Worlds makes the challenge rely more on your skill with each item, so the difficulty wouldn't be made easier or harder by going in a particular order.

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Zelda's Eiji Aonuma on annualization, and why the series needs 'a bit more time'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT

We spoke to Zelda series director Eiji Aonuma about his take on annualization.

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Zelda and Luigi themed 3DS XLs announced for Europe

By Steve Watts, Oct 15, 2013 10:00am PDT

Nintendo announced two special edition 3DS XLs in Europe today, one themed after Luigi and one after Zelda with an included download code for A Link Between Worlds.

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Zelda producer on why money matters in A Link Between Worlds

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 9:00am PDT

In The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, you'll be able to buy and rent any weapon you want. So, how did this new direction come about? We asked director Eiji Aonuma.

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