The Legend of Zelda Series News


Hop Into Hyrule With This Zelda-Inspired Beer

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 24, 2018 5:10pm PST

Liquid courage meets the Triforce of Courage in the new IPA from Second Self Beer Company.


Aonuma Wants To Retain Breath of the Wild's Freedom In Future Zelda Games

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 02, 2018 4:00pm PST

No need to fix what isn't broken.


"Yup, they used the height for the Z-axis, now they need to use depth. Some sort of swimming ..."

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Shacknews Game of the Year 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By David Craddock, Jan 01, 2018 7:15pm PST

In a year defined by Nintendo's willingness to reinvent itself, Breath of the Wild's developers stripped away convention to create a masterpiece that will stand the test of time.


"The BOTW team was much larger, so they had the luxury of being able to rethink everything. ..."

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Nintendo Is Already Working On The Next Zelda Game

By Kevin Tucker, Dec 18, 2017 11:30am PST

The Breath of the Wild development team has already begun work on the Hero of Time's next adventure.


"I love BotW but I'd like an old fashioned Triforce hunt, fishing, and maybe Link doesn't need to ..."

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Please Take A Look: Zelda BOTW: The Champions's Ballad DLC NYKO Giveaway

By Asif Khan, Dec 08, 2017 5:30pm PST

Join us as we take a look at the brand new DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.


The Game Awards 2017: Full List of Winners

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2017 8:50pm PST

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes home Game of the Year honors. Check out who else won big on Thursday night.


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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