The Legend of Zelda Series News


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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Zelda: Link to the Past 2 preview: vertical slice

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2013 10:00am PDT

A Link to the Past was one of the finest 2D Zelda games, but what really sets it apart is the vertical nature of its dungeons, Nintendo's Bill Trinen said. So, the 3DS sequel will be "taking advantage of elevation" in a big way.


"Agreed, some of the JRPGs might also make me burn away some more lifeforce."

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Zelda: Hyrule Historia book coming to the west

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2012 6:45am PDT

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, a book that got headlines for detailing the Zelda series timeline, will release in the US early next year for $34.99.


"Shoot, forget the AVGN, I'M flipping my shit over this! This is the ultimate coffee table book! ..."

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Zelda concert series continues through 2012, tickets on sale

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 05, 2012 5:00pm PST

Nintendo is continuing its Zelda concert tour in 2012, announcing a number of new venues.


Zelda: Skyward Sword gliched save files can be fixed

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 15, 2011 4:15pm PST

Caught by the game-ending Zelda: Skyward Sword bug? Nintendo is offering two ways of fixing your save data.


"Wii doesn't use firmware, it uses a series of boot2 loaded IOS which correspond to various ..."

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Zelda series 'cannot go back to button controls'

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 12, 2011 10:00am PST

The future of the Zelda series will stick to motion controls, the Zelda producer has revealed.


"I'm still butt hurt that the stock wii controls werent as good as the motion plus. They sure ..."

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Zelda: Skyward Sword and Mario 3D Land break Nintendo sales records

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 28, 2011 1:00pm PST

Nintendo is claiming new sales records for two of its recent holiday launches. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, seen by many as Wii's swan song, has sold 535,000 units since its launch one week ago, making it "the fastest-selling Zelda game ever."


"They had Rayman Origins and a new Kirby game come out relatively recently as well."

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword review

By Billy Berghammer, Nov 11, 2011 12:01am PST

The Legend of Zelda continues in Skyward Sword, a game that manages to mix old with the new and craft "a triumphant achievement" that fans of the franchise need not miss.


"Agree with Ridley. To each their own, but in terms of story, characters, etc, it seems to me ..."

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Zelda producer talks about Link to the Past in 3D

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 09, 2011 2:30pm PST

The recent 3DS re-release of Ocarina of Time has many expecting a Majora's Mask follow-up, but Nintendo may have other plans in mind.


"as much as i would love a new Zelda 3DS game, a 3DS remake of Link to the Past would be just ..."

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Zelda: Skyward Sword videos show off romance, swordplay

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 29, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Nintendo has released three new trailers for the upcoming Zelda: Skyward Sword, showing off Link's romance with Zelda, and the new swordplay enabled by Wii Motion Plus.


"Well this is supposed to be a prequel to the entire "story" line. I would hope it was truly ..."

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Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary available today

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 28, 2011 7:15am PDT

As part of its ongoing 25th Anniversary celebration, Nintendo is releasing The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition today as a free DSiWare download.


"Though it does say Like the original Four Swords, the game allows four players to play ..."

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword gold controller bundle announced

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2011 9:30am PDT

If you don't have a Wii Remote Plus yet, or if you simply want to get something shiny and limited edition, Nintendo has something for you. A special bundle will launch simultaneously with the Zelda: Skyward Sword on November 20th, one that includes a gold


"I would prefer a gold cartridge...but I don't know how they'd make that work."

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword launches November 20

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 17, 2011 6:45am PDT

The next proper Legend of Zelda game has finally been given a date. Skyward Sword will be arriving on Wii on November 20th, nearly five years since the release of the last big Zelda game.


"Basically this ... I only use my Wii for Zelda, Mario (Galaxy mainly), and Metroid."

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