The Legend of Zelda Series News


Zelda producer explains why fans came to accept Toon Link

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2013 9:00am PDT

Nintendo earned a lot of flak when it introduced Toon Link to the world. However, minus a few holdouts, fans have come to accept the character in...


"Announce that the Wii U zelda will be Wind Waker style! Do it NOW!"

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds story trailer reveals new villain, new princess

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Nintendo has released a new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has been released, unveiling a new evil and the second world of Lorule.


"I ONLY play 3DS games with the 3D on. It's the only way to play."

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Zelda: Wind Waker HD took six months to develop

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2013 11:15am PDT

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD took only about six months to turn around, according to producer Eiji Aonuma.


"If they did Ocarina of Time/Majora's Mask I'd have to buy a Wii U. "

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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (almost) perfects a classic

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Impressions of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, the Wii U revamp of the 2005 GameCube title.


"This is the first game to make me even consider picking up a WiiU. It really does look beautiful. "

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds lets you play dungeons in any order

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2013 10:45am PDT

The Legend of Zelda: Link Between Worlds will let you rent or buy items early, allowing you to take on dungeons in any order you choose.


"I'd guess it's the equivalent of the LttP Dark World dungeons it'll apply to."

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How Zelda: Wind Waker HD is influencing the next game

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Zelda director Eiji Aonuma explains how the Wind Waker HD port helped Nintendo test for potential graphical styles for the next game.


"Tht thing is, Nintendo has been teasing gritty Zelda since the damn gamecube came out. A more ..."

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Wii U drops to $299.99 on September 20, includes The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2013 8:36am PDT

Finally! Wii U is getting its first price drop, just in time for a holiday filled with new releases. Starting September 20th, the Deluxe bundle...


"250 is when I would get one, and I'm fine with waiting a couple more years."

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The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD adds harder 'Hero Mode'

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2013 11:00am PDT

The most significant addition to Wind Waker HD is Hero Mode, for those that want more of a challenge out of Toon Link's adventure.


"^^^yeah, this. i still have my Wii U and love it. would never dream of getting rid of it, ..."

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The unsuccessful Legend of Zelda CG movie pitch from Imagi Animation

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 10:35am PDT

Imagi Animation Studios, best known for their work on the theatrical TMNT and Astro Boy, once pitched a CG film based on the world of The Legend of Zelda.


"Oh, sure, but many of the games have that. In Ocarina you've got a Link who finds out he's not ..."

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New Zelda game won't have 'typical multiplayer'

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 10:20am PDT

Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma talks about multiplayer in Zelda, the possibility of downloadable content, and why the games are likely to stick with the fantasy setting.


"Oh did I say Sci-Fi? Oh no I didn't. Plus Twilight Princess features the City in the Sky which ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds coming to 3DS this November

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2013 10:00am PDT

The 3DS-exclusive sequel to A Link to the Past, now dubbed The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, is coming this November.


"In Europe, Fire Emblem 3DS bundle was an XL. And as an owner of one, that thing is rad!"

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Legend of Zelda 3DS titled 'A Link Between Worlds'

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2013 7:56am PDT

Nintendo has titled the Link to the Past sequel, "The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds.'


The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD coming to Wii U this October

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 11, 2013 7:29am PDT

The upcoming HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker will be on Wii U this October. The port includes 1080p visuals and new shaders to make...


"I'll only agree with this if it doesn't end in Nintendo saying yes to Origin control of their ..."

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Zelda producer explains Link to the Past 2's odd painting power

By Andrew Yoon, May 03, 2013 1:15pm PDT

A Link to the Past is getting a proper sequel on 3DS. And one of Link's new abilities is actually inspired by Ocarina of Time.


"I don't get the "turning into a 2D painting doesn't fit in a Zelda game" argument. Sure it does. ..."

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Zelda concert series announces new cities with 'season two'

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT

The Legend of Zelda "Symphony of the Goddess" concert series has just announced a host of returning cities for its 2013 calendar, and two more cities (Baltimore and Grand Rapids).


"Bought tickets for Sept 12 back in February. Looking forward to it!"

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