The Legend of Zelda Series News

The Legend of Zelda: The Misadventures of Link shows off our hero in 'new and hysterical light'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2013 10:55am PDT

Excuse me, princess. Link is coming back in a brand new cartoon, one that promises to show off the star "in a new and hysterical light."


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.


"I got the OG Zelda 3DS on black friday a couple years back, had to wait in line, it was very ..."

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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.


"yah in Pokemon if you have 3D turned on it's cuts the framerate in half... I usually keep 3D ..."

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Zelda 3DS XL spotted in Black Friday ad

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2013 9:00am PDT

An apparently leaked Black Friday circular shows the Zelda-themed 3DS XL that was announced in Europe earlier this week coming to North America for $220.


"damn it, I really want one of those but definitely won't convince the wife "

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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.


"Look man just say this is the sweetest Zelda since the original. That's all that needs to be said."

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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.


"Agreed. I can't think of one instance in which annualization has been broadly seen as a good ..."

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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.


"diaper, grandma's wallpaper, muumuu, 500 dollar purse knock-off, bape hoodie."

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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.


"That's how I'm seeing it as well. As long as you don't die your fine but if you die you screwed. ..."

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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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