The Legend of Zelda Series News


Legendary Knowledge Awaits In New Deluxe Legend Of Zelda Encyclopedia

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 30, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Nintendo's latest deluxe encyclopedia completes the company's Goddess Collection trilogy.


"I was checking out the amazon store page for this book the other day and it doesnt even cover ..."

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Zeldathon Wild: The Best Moments So Far and What to Watch This Weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2017 12:00pm PDT

The Zeldathon Wild charity stream has been up and running all week and Shacknews is reliving some of its best moments so far. It's not over yet, so we'll also take a look at what's next.


Report: The Legend of Zelda Coming to Smartphones in 2018

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2017 6:20am PDT

One of Nintendo's most venerated franchises could be on your phone next year.


"The animal crossing game had BETTER NOT SUCK. I will be so very sad if it sucks :-( "

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2D NES-Style Prototype Is Alive

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2017 11:25am PDT

Okay, not the original from Nintendo, but as a labor of love fan-made creation.


"Ow, the nostalgic part of my brain just seized. BRING IT TO MEEEEE"

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Legend of Zelda Amiibos Outed Before They Are Announced

By John Keefer, Apr 06, 2017 1:26pm PDT

Best Buy posts them on their website, then pulls them a short time later.


"Also, using the Radiant armor set at lvl 2 or higher makes those waaaaay better."

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Paragliding Gets More Creative All the Time

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 1:30pm PDT

Creativity from gamers is a never ending source of amazement–and news. Not long after we had a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player...


"Haha, I didn't think to use the combo that way but it makes sense that it would work."

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 1.1.1 Patch Improves Switch Frame Rates

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2017 8:10am PDT

The patch notes are vague, as always, but it's said to run a lot smoother.


"It's the Moblins in particular. Some weird bugs with them and the Physics engine that has been ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Player Glides More Than 7,600m

By John Keefer, Mar 28, 2017 11:55am PDT

Covering most of Hyrule in one swoop, with help from bombs and fire arrows.


"Man, I went to that island early in the game when I first got to Hateno. How the fuck does one ..."

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Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild's 2D Prototype Holds Historical Significance for Nintendo

By David Craddock, Mar 23, 2017 2:20pm PDT

From its value as the proving ground that begat one of the best games ever made, to its function as a lens into the company, Zelda's prototype deserves to be released.


"Right there with you. I love audiobooks. I'll let you know when knew ones are published. :)"

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What If Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Framerate Issues Are Just Bugs?

By John Keefer, Mar 23, 2017 10:15am PDT

Optimization issues could be at the heart of the game's performance drops.


"The AHCA has a 17% approval rating from Quinnipiac. I don't know if that's an outlier or what, ..."

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One Speedrunner's Journey Through Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By David Craddock, Mar 16, 2017 12:20pm PDT

Whistle sprinting and castle raiding helped, but the best tool in 'Gymnast86's' arsenal was the participation of Zelda's speedrunning community. 


"Ha, thanks! Fortunately this article isn't too spoilery, but do come back to it after you finish ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Korok Seed Reward Stinks

By John Keefer, Mar 15, 2017 9:50am PDT

Hestu offers a gift for maxing out bag space that players might find questionable. Spoilers!


"This isn't surprising. Getting 100% completion rating gives you absolutely nothing. At least ..."

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How One Zelda Fan and His Mom Bonded in Hyrule

By David Craddock, Mar 14, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Tato and his mom waited years for Breath of the Wild. Now he'll play it in memory of their time together.


"It's a good piece, but my Shackmind immediately went the wrong way with that one."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Already Running on PC (Sort Of)

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 1:20pm PST

The CEMU emulator team has the Wii U version running at about 15FPS.


"I want it to work well on an emulator so someone can make a sick tool-assisted speedrun of it. I ..."

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Awesome, and Aonuma Says Thanks

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2017 8:10am PST

Short video shows the game's producer showing appreciation for fans waiting three years for a release.


"No way it will top Witcher 3 for me, the story telling and epicness just can't compete, but goty ..."

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