Legend of Zelda Series News


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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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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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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How Breath of the Wild Challenged Conventions in Zelda Games

By David Craddock, Mar 03, 2017 5:45am PST

Three senior developers share experiments and design goals that went into rethinking Zelda.


"And what if Link froze a rock with his Stasis Rune, smacked in a time or nine with his sword,"

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Nintendo's Legend of Zelda sale on European Wii U and 3DS eShops discounts titles by 30%

By David Craddock, Jan 27, 2017 12:58pm PST

Every Zelda game available digitally will be discounted.


"They don't? That's the same Zelda sale that the US got before the holidays then."

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Nintendo explains how the new Legend of Zelda amiibo figures work with Breath of the Wild

By David Craddock, Dec 02, 2016 4:18pm PST

Ocarina of Time Link has a gift for you, and it stinks.


Zelda: Breath of the Wild releasing in June 2017, according to major retailer

By Daniel Perez, Nov 22, 2016 7:05am PST

One major retailer is currently listing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for a June 2017 release.


"When it's oddly specific, that lends some credence. When it's at the end of a financial quarter ..."

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Nintendo wants Legend of Zelda's producer Eiji Aonuma to 'create a new IP'

By John Keefer, Jul 20, 2016 9:25am PDT

A stealth game perhaps?


"They also put it on a platform with a small install base. It's also important to consider that ..."

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E3 2016: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild debuts

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2016 9:05am PDT

Nintendo kicked off its Treehouse presentation with a name, and an extended look, at the next Zelda game.


E3 2016: David's Most Anticipated Games

By David Craddock, Jun 10, 2016 11:00am PDT

In the first of a two-part series, contributing editor David Craddock discusses the games he's looking forward to at this year's E3 e3xtravaganza.


"I got all excited when I saw the headline to see what my most anticipated games are! >:("

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Nintendo claims three booths and 30,000 square feet for E3 2016

By David Craddock, Jun 01, 2016 3:10pm PDT

That's a lot of Zelda.


"The Nintendo booth was a shit show every 6ear I went. Super well layed-out, but the rush of ..."

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E3 2016: Nintendo invites fans to play The Legend of Zelda Wii U in NYC

By Daniel Perez, May 25, 2016 6:46am PDT

You better start packing now if you want a chance to play The Legend of Zelda for Wii U.


A Nintendo Treehouse broadcast may replace the company's Direct video at E3

By David Craddock, May 05, 2016 11:25am PDT

From its booth to its YouTube page and website, Nintendo's going with a Legend of Zelda theme at this year's E3.


"I've put off replaying Wind Waker on the Wii U. Haven't played Wind Waker since 2007, I think. ..."

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Zelda Wii U Producer Says The Game Will Offer 'Something New'

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 10, 2016 12:45pm PST

I hope it's as different as Majora's Mask.


"Ocarina of Time's big surprise was when he traveled through time and became adult Link. ..."

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Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess Picross leaks ahead of My Nintendo launch

By Daniel Perez, Mar 07, 2016 9:03am PST

Those feening for more Picross should keep an eye out for this Zelda-themed game this month.