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11:45 AM on 04.18.2014

Super adorbs Nendoroid Link is now available for pre-order

Good Smile Company's impossibly cute Nendoroid Link was already open for some pre-orders, but now he's good for pre-ordering all over, including with Good Smile proper. He ships in August, priced at 4,000 yen (about $39). But...

Dale North


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8:00 PM on 04.01.2014

First 4 Figures' Twilight Zelda can be yours for $349

First 4 Figures has revealed their next entry in their The Legend of Zelda figure line, this one based on Twilight Princess Zelda. The 1/4 scale figure comes in at 17 inches tall, is cast in a high quality polystone, hand pai...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:00 PM on 02.23.2014

Misery loves company: Twitch Plays Zelda is now live

While it may be a good idea for Nintendo to let people buy their games through Steam, it may be an even better idea for them to start running their own Twitch streams allowing for communal play on their classic games. Twitch ...

Jonathan Holmes

9:00 AM on 01.18.2014

Why I'm glad The Legend of Zelda's Hyrule isn't real

I always wanted to travel to The Legend of Zelda's Hyrule, among other amazing fantasy worlds I've virtually visited; that is until I saw these amazingly disturbing pictures by artist Nate Hallinan. Seriously look at that skulltula... WTF! And I thought Australia had it bad when it came to eight-legged critters.  

Wesley Ruscher

7:00 PM on 01.17.2014

New Majora's Mask glitch lets you freely warp to statues

A glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask allowing Link to warp to owl statues he hasn't activated has been discovered. In this video, Indextic, who took part in uncovering the glitch, walks through the process. It's fa...

Jordan Devore

7:15 PM on 12.18.2013

Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Legend of Zelda game?

In our previous poll we asked everyone to pick their favorite Pokémon game in the entire series. Out of over 1,200 total votes, here are the top three results: (46.88%) Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver: 587...

Tom Fronczak

7:00 PM on 12.08.2013

These Legend of Zelda plushies make me tingle

Did you by a certain loved one the new The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD for Christmas? Maybe you grabbed them the sweet limited edition Wii U console. Well, if you're looking for some more Zelda goodies to grab this holiday...

Wesley Ruscher

9:00 AM on 11.12.2013

Opinion: Future Zeldas should make note of the 3DS game

At some point, there will be an HD Zelda game and, for our sake, I hope it does away with the constant hand-holding and extended intros that were present in Skyward Sword, among other games. Right now, none of us have any idea what Nintendo has planned for the next coming of Zelda on the Wii U, but one thing's for sure -- I hope it looks to A Link Between Worlds for guidance.

Chris Carter



The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds 3DS unboxing photo
The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds 3DS unboxing
by Dale North

This unboxing will look like pure braggery, but that's not the point. I really wanted to show you the beautiful new golden, Triforce-d The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS XL bundle. We cut the box right open as soon as we got it. It's...it's so pretty! 

As you might have heard, this lovely system bundle has been confirmed for North America, set to hit shelves on November 22, right alongside the game itself. The bundle is priced at $219.99, and comes with this beautiful system, a download code for A Link Between Worlds, a 4GB memory card, the standard AR cards, a stylus and the AC adapter. 

I only have it early because the Golden Goddesses have smiled upon me this day. 

Oh. Does anyone want a skanky blue 3DS XL?

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3:00 PM on 11.02.2013

You're going to want to hear this Zelda tune backwards

Back when it was discovered that the main theme for Skyward Sword was actually Zelda's Lullabye rewound, my mind nearly exploded. The Zelda series has always had some of the most memorable melodies in gaming, but to think on...

Wesley Ruscher

4:30 PM on 11.01.2013

Zelda, Pikmin, and Frederator cartoons coming to 3DS

Nintendo's dabbled in 3DS-exclusive animation before with the short-run Kid Icarus: Uprising series, and it looks like that dabbling is about to reach new heights. They're rolling out five new Nintendo Video series, starting ...

Jonathan Holmes





9:00 PM on 10.13.2013

Nintendo: Wii U sales soar in UK thanks to Wind Waker HD

Wii U sales increased by more than 685 percent in the United Kingdom last week, largely thanks to the release of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. "We have long believed that software sells hardware and it's great ...

Kyle MacGregor

2:00 PM on 10.09.2013

The Wind Waker HD was developed in only six months

Nintendo's recent remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was one that had fans giddy with anticipation. Luckily, that anticipation didn't have to last all that long, because according to the series' produc...

Brett Makedonski

3:00 PM on 10.06.2013

This Wind Waker cosplay will blow you away

Ahoy ye scurvy dogs! Have I got a special treat for you this week. To commemorate this weekend's retail launch of the phenomenal The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, I bring to you an exclusive Tetra and Medli cosplay...

Wesley Ruscher



Review: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD photo
Review: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
by Jim Sterling

[Note: Join us Thursday @ 2pm PST for a live video + chat discussion about this review.]

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is easily my favorite Zelda game in the series -- a not altogether uncommon opinion, now that many years have passed and most people grew the Hell up over the "kiddie" visuals. One of the most original, charming, and funny entries in the series, The Wind Waker was different enough to truly stand out, but smartly retained everything that makes a Zelda game what it is. 

Given its remarkable art style, not to mention the inherent timelessness of cel-shaded graphics, the decision to remaster the game for a high definition console seems like a no-brainer. It makes total sense to see Zelda's answer to Waterworld grace the Wii U as its very first official HD remaster. 

Oh, and in case you were wondering, it's still a lovely little game. 

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Report: Wii U 32GB with Wind Waker HD bundle coming photo
Report: Wii U 32GB with Wind Waker HD bundle coming
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Destructoid has learned of Nintendo's upcoming plans to release a new Wii U bundle and new 3DS XL bundles. The information was revealed to us by a source at Target, a major North American retailer, where they were able to show us a firsthand account of their store's inventory tracking system.

The Wii U bundle will contain the 32GB Deluxe version of the console, and come packed with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. This will retail for $349.99.

Additionally, our source revealed two new 3DS XL bundles for Pokemon X and Y. They'll come in two colors, red and blue, with the color choices presumably being a nod to the original two Pokemon games that were released in America. The inventory listing didn't specifically state which version of the games will be included with the different colored handhelds, but we can expect the bundles to retail for $199.99.

No release date was listed for either of the bundles, but we can assume they'll be out this October as Pokemon X/Y will be out on October 12 release, while Wind Waker HD has an October window.

We reached out to Nintendo for a statement regarding this, to which they replied with "Nintendo does not comment on rumors and speculation." Not an unexpected answer. We can probably expect an official reveal in the next month or so, most likely through a Nintendo Direct.

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