*Destructoid
[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

#The Legend of Zelda

Hyrule Warriors Legends photo
Hyrule Warriors Legends

Yep, amiibo work with Hyrule Warriors Legends 3DS, too

Hyrule Warriors supported amiibo on Wii U, so it stands to reason that the same would apply for the 3DS. This newest video confirms it, complete with footage of what the supported figures (Zelda, Toon Link, Link, Sheik, Ganondorf) actu...

 
Hyrule Warirors Legends photo
Hyrule Warirors Legends

Confusing multipronged Hyrule Warriors Season Pass system explained

Strap yourself in, because Nintendo just detailed how the new season pass for Hyrule Warriors will work on both 3DS and Wii U, and it's confusing as hell. In short, there's three Season Passes, similar to how Super Smash Bros. ope...

 
Hyrule Warriors Legends
I now have access to Hyrule Warriors Legends on 3DS, set to arrive on March 25 in the west. I already detailed the Wii U transfer process, but I also discovered another tidbit for myself while playing this afternoon that...   read

Hyrule Warriors photo
Hyrule Warriors

Here's how the Hyrule Warriors 3DS to Wii U transfer process works

As you may have heard, Nintendo is allowing players to import characters from the 3DS version of Hyrule Warriors Legends (Tetra, King of Hyrule, Skull Kid, Toon Link, and Linkle) into the previous Wii U edition of the game. It's b...

 
Twilight Princess HD photo
Twilight Princess HD

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD nearly had Wiimote controls

A few interesting tidbits came out of a Famitsu interview (translated by Nintendo Everything) for Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD with the legendary Eiji Aonuma and assistant director Tomomi Sano. For starters, they note how...

 
Zelda westernization photo
Zelda westernization

Legend of Zelda Wii U 'change in flavor will be like going from Japanese food to Western style food'

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U missed its 2015 release and didn't show up in Nintendo's 2016 financials forecast either, though current scuttlebutt is guessing Zelda Wii U launches at the end of this year, right with Nintendo's new "NX" cons...

 
SNES on 3DS photo
SNES on 3DS

A Link to the Past and Super Metroid are coming to the EU eShop this week

At last week’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced a whole load of SNES games are finally making their way over to the New 3DS and New 3DS XL. However, when the games come out is different depending upon your region. Last week Europe sa...

 
Nintendo Selects photo
Nintendo Selects

Recent Nintendo classics are finally heavily discounted on Amazon

Nintendo games can be something of a double-edged sword. Having been developed by Nintendo, they're usually very good. But, Nintendo also has a habit of rarely discounting its titles. That means you're going to have to pay for quality, even...

 
3DS photo
3DS

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 3DS theme is coming

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD just launched on Wii U, and Nintendo is doing a decent job promoting it. In addition to the Wolf Link and Midna Super Mario Maker character, there's also allegedly going to be a special Tw...

 
The Legend of Zelda photo
The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda invades Google Maps

Google is known for its silly video game Easter eggs, although this one won't be hard to find. All you have to do is go to Google Maps today, head to the lower right-hand corner where you'd normally find the little guy to fling around, you ...

 
Twilight Princess review
My relationship with Twilight Princess is one of the most complicated I've come across in my entire gaming career. I completed it within a week of its launch on the Wii, and was left underwhelmed. It wasn't necessarily t...   read

Deku Mask photo
Deku Mask

This fan-crafted Deku Mask from Majora looks too real

While I wasn't huge on Majora's Mask as a kid, it did grow on me, just like a few other Zelda games. MasenkoProps seems like they're still pretty big on it though, and for good reason -- it has some of the best lore, locales, and ...

 
The Legend of Zelda photo
The Legend of Zelda

Link to the Past in Unreal 4 is mesmerizing

CryZENx is at it again with another Unreal video -- this time, he's targeting The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Naturally it highlights one of the game's most dramatic moments, the stressful beginning of the game, where Link is thrus...

 
Zelda photo
Zelda

What would it take for you to buy the next Zelda on the Wii U and the NX?

A couple of nights ago, I had a dream that I was playing an alternate release of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD that starred the cast of Seinfeld. There was one bit where Jerry, dressed as Link, was riding some sort of ...

 
Ocarina of Time
Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a p...   read

Nintendoh! photo
Nintendoh!

Nintendo leak may have confirmed NX launching this year with Zelda NX

Recently, there was a Nintendo leak posted on NeoGAF said to be from an internal US marketing budget and schedule overview for the rest of 2016 leaked by a Nintendo insider. Fake leaks happen all the time (Rayman in Super Smash Bros., anyon...

 
Twilight Princess HD
A friend gave me the bright idea of trying to use the Wolf Link amiibo (from my recently acquired copy of Twilight Princess HD) in Super Mario Maker, and wouldn't you know, it worked! Apparently the figure unlocks an 8-bit Mi...   read

Zelda photo
Zelda

The new Poe Lantern in Zelda: Twilight Princess HD makes it easier to find souls

As previously announced, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will have new features that weren't in the original. One such change is the new Poe Lantern item, which offers up a brand new way to complete the Jovani sidequest. Prev...

 
Twilight Princess HD photo
Twilight Princess HD

How does Twilight Princess HD compare to the GameCube version?

The launch of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is right around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time for Nintendo to show off some of the graphical improvements made for the remaster. In the video above, you’ll ...

 
Zelda 1st Timer photo
Zelda 1st Timer

Popping Cherries: The Legend of Zelda

On this day in 1986, Nintendo released what would become one of the most historically important and influential games of all time, The Legend of Zelda. The game sold more than six million copies on the NES and went on to spawn a series...

 
Zelda amiibo photo
Zelda amiibo

Get a good look at the Twilight Princess HD bundle, and the Wolf Link amiibo

[Update: I now have info as to how the amiibo actually works within the game. As expected, it does unlock the Cave of Shadows dungeon. Players can essentially access this area almost immediately, after completing the tutorial zone. Going to...

 
Zelda photo
Zelda

Zelda looks right at home with an isometric art style

Artist Sir Carma has done a great job capturing that classic Zelda feel with this new series of 3D artwork. Based on the unassuming abode of Link at the start of Link to the Past, it has a 3D Dot Heroes feel to it while still stay...

 
The Legend of Zelda photo
The Legend of Zelda

See what's new in Twilight Princess HD

As a follow-up to that recent story trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Nintendo has put together a video overviewing the new features. There are quite a few additions for this Wii U re-release, including easier item equi...

 
Zelda photo
Zelda

Nintendo confirms new Zelda: Twilight Princess HD details

In addition to the officially confirmed amiibo dungeon for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Nintendo has shared a few new features for the game this morning. As well as inventory management, the GamePad can also be used to instant...

 
Twilight Princess HD photo
Twilight Princess HD

A story trailer in case you forgot what Twilight Princess is about

Twilight Princess is the Zelda game with the wolf and the orcs and the shadow monsters. There's a good chance you already knew that because Twilight Princess is nearly ten years old and was widely beloved. A lot of people ha...

 
Hyrule Warriors Legends photo
Hyrule Warriors Legends

Hyrule Warriors Legends is adding a save data reset option in a patch

Hyrule Warriors Legends came out last week on 3DS in Japan, and people are already clamoring for a pretty basic feature -- save data reset. Yep, if you just want to replay the game from a fresh file or resell your game with no data on it, y...

 
New 3DS XL photo
New 3DS XL

Europe is getting that Hyrule Edition New 3DS XL in March

Just in time for Hyrule Warriors Legends, Nintendo is bringing the gorgeous New 3DS XL Hyrule Edition to Europe on March 24, 2016. (Though, again, the game isn't included. As per usual.) Are you still holding out for this model? If so, I ad...

 
Wii U photo
Wii U

Here's some HD footage of Linkle in Hyrule Warriors Wii U

The vast majority of the footage so far for Hyrule Warriors Legends has been by way of the 3DS, but it's not exactly the most impressive platform for showing off the new characters. Compliments of NintenDaan on YouTube, we now have a better...

 
Zelda photo
Zelda

Official Zelda: Twilight Princess HD trailer explains amiibo functionality

[Update: Nintendo has provided even more information for the dungeon. "After completing the Cave of Shadows, players can save their remaining hearts to the Wolf Link amiibo, and then use those hearts inside the Cave of Shadows to replenish ...

 
Tri Force Heroes photo
Tri Force Heroes

Nintendo officially adds Tri Force Heroes to the Zelda timeline

For a series about an elf in tights saving the world, The Legend of Zelda has one hell of a convoluted timeline. Somewhere around Ocarina of Time, the timeline split into three branches: one with A Link to the Past and A Link Between Worlds...

 

Joe ParlockFeatured blogger

Associate Editor for Destructoid UK. Has a, quite frankly, disturbingly large collection of Monsters Inc. merchandise that nobody ever seems to ask him about. Still, he's mostly harmless. --- ...

 

Reviews

Kathy Rain"'I'm gonna haul ass to Lollapalooza!'"

 

Battleborn"Ready to Die"

 

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End"Sic parvis magna"

 

SteelSeries Siberia 350 USB headset"Like wearing a hissing cloud"

 

Pocket Card Jockey"Think of them as big greyhounds"

 

Bazaar"No, not that Magic Carpet"

 

Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel"Basically the T150, but for Xbox One and PC"

 

Fragments of Him"Great writing and performances, terrible pacing and gameplay"

 

Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 
More Reviews
 

  Premium

Huge Reader
 

Previews

More
 

Videos

More
 

US + UK Podcasts!

More
 

Only on Destructoid

More
 

DISCUSSIONS | setupPosts by everyone - post yours

SirDavies

Im mashing up 2016 videogame trailers with bad youtube covers of the songs Brett suggested and I have to report the results are better than I hoped :/ will post the video

 
iam16bit

In line to see Civil War and I cant wait!

 
Cannibal Steven

Holy shit psychopaths are As someone who pretends have no empathy it is legitimately frightening to discover what someone I thought I knew is capable

 
Samsneeze

In Fire Emblem Fates, it turns out, your real family is pretty Takumi is the absoulte Hinoka is Sakura is useless and Ryoma is white bread There are a few units who kind of make up for it, but not

 
Torchman

Why do those god damn Angels from EVA have to be such tough motherfuckers D:

 
Parismio

Snake girls? Fox girls? But what about Chipmunk girls?!

 
Pixie The Fairy

Everyone seems to be upset when boobs are censored, but no one ever cares that Kirby is never allowed to be happy and enjoying his adventures on his US game

 
StriderHoang

Of all the waifus Steve Rogers could have picked, he chose

 
Lex

Racism, Racism but seriously, I would date a water

 
Pixie The Fairy

Civil War was good, but managed to stoop well below a rambling, giddy, incoherent Lex Luther to accomplish the same kind of conflict - and its the third time an Avengers movie has used said plot

 
Roxas1359

Hating that I currently have massive writers block for my last paper of the Im barely at a page and its supposed to be at least 10

 
absolutfreak

Waiting 30 more minutes for my college graduation to start; wishing i had stayed home to play Overwatch

 
MeeGhoulz

Hey,Jiraya!Im all out of catgirls,will foxy girls do the trick?

 
Torchman

Also why does look like a smug bitch 99% of the time?

 
Torchman

Thats a man that realized he just got his shit

 
Nathan D

Finally got my Beasthunter build all kitted That popped collar with cape and wide brimmed hat Its just so

 
Luca Blight

A blog yesterday and today I must be on a

 
Lex

Started to play some DoW2 Last Stand

 
gajknight

Guys, Alienation is my drug of choice for the foreseeable Ive only played 78 minutes and Im It feels so good and plays so And I can just see myself dumping unholy amounts of time to get that perfect Send help

 
ZombZ

I hope yall realise cat girls are just low tier monster

 
TheLimoMaker

Am I missing something with Overwatch, or is it just meant to be kind of eh?

 
Jiraya

Current Status

 
LinkSlayer64

Dont care about all the hate, Nintendos E3 site has me hype for

 
Fuzunga

One of these things is not like the

 
YoeriB

God I hope battlefield 1 will be on par with that trailer, cause that was fucking

 
Jinx 01

Made the mistake of dropping by DSOG (PC gaming The community there is still so snobbish and toxic, the kind of rich, graphics whore pricks that give the other 99% of PC gamers a bad Anyone who thinks PC is about graphics knows

 
Dreggsao

I hope WW1 Battlefield is steampunk WW1 with 5 minutes to find

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Friendly reminder that tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day! Heres a listing of all the comics:

 
Dreggsao

The Forza Beta is the first PC game of which I know that uses the vibration for the triggers on the Xbox One The future is

 

Community Blogs Latest

 

Frequently asked

What the f--- is...
All about us
What's social mode/how to switch?
It's in your preferences
Where's the dark theme?
Also in your preferences
Why did I get banned?
Thou shalt douche lightly
Can I buy an ad/sponsor?
Strictly from third parties
Bro, do you even lift, ethically?
We are very transparent
Will you protect me from evil?
Yes, but your common sense helps
Who owns the blogs I post?
You own your stuff, we license it

Get in touch

Editorial contacts
Meet our staff
Emotional fondling
[email protected]
Something broken?
[email protected]
Story idea?
[email protected]
Something else?
Get in touch


LOVE DTOID? BUY US A BEER Our staff will thank you. Liver, not so much



ADS & SPONSORS Please contact Crave Online, thanks!



DTOID STATS (RECENT 30 DAY) As tracked by our CDN. Learn more about Destructoid in numbers


Stats


 
 
 
Destructoid Logo