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Nintendo talks Zelda Wii U, influenced by retro Zelda

Nintendo gave us everything we wanted in terms of Zelda today at their E3 conference -- more info on the Wii U Zelda game. Franchise veteran Eiji Aonuma talked a bit about how retro Zelda games were very l...   more

Nintendo talks Zelda Wii U, influenced by retro Zelda photo

Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots

Lots of talk about Hyrule Warriors as of late! Leading up to E3 next month, the official Japanese website for the game has opened. It features more in-depth character profiles for Link and Impa, the two currently announced pl...   more

Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo


Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo
Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo
Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo
Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo
Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo
Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots photo



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...   more

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

A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts

Nintendo has rounded up a new handful of concept art from the upcoming (just a few more weeks!) The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds to give all of us a peek into the vision behind the game. Yet again, we're presented w...   more

A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo


A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo
A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo
A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo
A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo
A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo
A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts photo



Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out

Super Mario Crossover, the pixel-for-pixel recreation of Super Mario Bros. that features a selectable cast of NES stars, was all set for the big 3.0 update this past June. It was unfortunately delayed a month, but it is now a...   more

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out photo

A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need

Yoshi's New Island is shaping up to be a crappier-looking retread of the original Yoshi's Island, and some folks worry that The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will likewise compare unfavorably to A Link to the Past. I...   more

A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo


A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo
A Link Between Worlds is the 2D Zelda revival we need photo



Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD

I don't know what I was expecting with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. It's.. The Wind Waker... in HD. Surprise, surprise! The GameCube original is such a great-looking game that holds up extremely well today, and it ...   more

Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo


Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo



Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people!

Nintendo sure has been sharing a lot on the great titles they have on the table for this year! From the return of Super Smash Bros. to the nostalgic feeling The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Nintendo is really hitti...   more

Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo


Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo



Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes

Hyrule, its neighboring nations, and its parallel dimensions are filled with no shortage of remarkable enemies, ranging from cute and unassuming to pure nightmare fuel. When you step back and realize just how varied The Legen...   more

Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo


Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo



Link and Samus figmas to be restocked this winter

"Remember me?" It's our old friends: Max Factory's figma Link and figma Samus! These sexy poseable figurines were all the rage when they released last year, and they quickly sold out. If you missed that window, it was off to ...   more

Link and Samus figmas to be restocked this winter photo

It's dangerous to go alone

It's been a while since we shared a piece from our artsy pal Zac Gorman, but his latest deserves your attention. Based on the famous opening scene from The Legend of Zelda, this comic turns what we thought we knew completely ...   more

It's dangerous to go alone photo

Let's compare the old Link to the Past map to the new one

Yesterday Nintendo announced a new Zelda game set in the same world of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. This sequel of sorts takes place in the Hyrule from the Super Nintendo era, and a user over on Zelda Informer com...   more

Let's compare the old Link to the Past map to the new one photo

A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS

Wow Nintendo! Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo America, at the last possible moment swooped in during today's Nintendo Direct and announced a brand new title for the Nintendo 3DS: a brand new 3DS Zelda game! It's based...   more

A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS photo

What if Hyrule's banks upgraded to paper currency?

Why the denizens of Hyrule still exchange Rupees is beyond me. Have you seen the size of those things? A single shard occupies an entire treasure chest! How could anybody fit more than one in their pocket? It's high time that...   more

What if Hyrule's banks upgraded to paper currency? photo

This is the greatest Link figurine of all time

That Link figma by Max Factory which went on sale last year? It is now garbage. Find the closest waste receptacle and chuck that sh*t in there with extreme prejudice. That Link on Epona statue by First 4 Figures? It doesn't e...   more

This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo


This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo



Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake

Parents can be really awesome when it comes to cake. I remember for a birthday long ago, my mom made me a prehistoric landscape cake populated by dinosaurs, rough terrain, boulders, trees, and an erupting volcano. I thought ...   more

Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo


Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo
Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo
Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo
Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo
Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo
Animated Skyward Sword diorama is part delicious cake photo



Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing

Pokémon plus Nobunaga's Ambition? That's hot. Pokémon plus The Legend of Zelda? Why hasn't this happened yet!? Artist Finni Chang decided to recast Link, Zelda, and Ganondorf as Pokémon trainers with appr...   more

Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing photo

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster

Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ...   more

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster photo

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme

A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G...   more

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme photo

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op?

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is an incredible book. So incredible, in fact, that at least one unscrupulous person tried to capitalize on demand by scalping numerous copies of the book's Limited Edition -- that guy wis...   more

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op? photo

This ass is selling 40+ copies of Hyrule Historia LE

I've got myself a copy of the Zelda series bible Hyrule Historia, and it's as amazing as everyone says. However, for highly appealing ancillary game merch such as art books, I like to splurge a little extra on fancy collector...   more

This ass is selling 40+ copies of Hyrule Historia LE photo

The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form

Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a...   more

The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form photo

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence

I'm convinced that artist Zac Gorman is an Emotion Lord. How else can he play with our hearts and minds if not through the power of fifth-dimensional manipulation? Consider his recent Pikmin comic, in which he turns a bright ...   more

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo


Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo



Darksiders IS Zelda, and here's the proof

That the Darksiders games take more than a few cues from The Legend of Zelda -- and may possibly surpass it -- is a secret to nobody. What we were unaware of was that developer Vigil Games always had intentions of supplanting...   more

Darksiders IS Zelda, and here's the proof photo

Kickstarted Second Quest comic tells very Zelda-ish tale

For some folks, Skyward Sword was the pinnacle of the Zelda franchise, while for others, it was the culmination of everything wrong with the series' direction over the past decade and a half. Even though I personally enjoyed...   more

Kickstarted Second Quest comic tells very Zelda-ish tale photo

Hand-crafted Majora's Mask wallet is a gift from the gods

Etsy user Jake Vadnais is a leather maker who specializes in geek-themed wallets and keychains. His wares are sold as quickly as they appear, so you won't find anything on his shop page currently. However, you can see some of...   more

Hand-crafted Majora's Mask wallet is a gift from the gods photo

These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman

Have you ever gone into a Target or a Spencer Gifts, seen those gamer-themed boxers, and wondered (A) why such high fashion has to be concealed by pants and (B) why girls don't receive similar treatment? Maybe you haven't, bu...   more

These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo


These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo
These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo
These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo
These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo
These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo
These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman photo



Fifty Shades of Grey got b*tch slapped by Hyrule Historia

Who says there's no justice in the world? Just yesterday, we learned that the highly demanded Zelda bible Hyrule Historia is being localized for the US, UK, Australia, and certain other parts of Europe. I originally used the ...   more

Fifty Shades of Grey got b*tch slapped by Hyrule Historia photo

Ultimate Zelda bible Hyrule Historia will come to the US

[Update: The book is also coming to Australia, UK, and other parts of Europe.] Hyrule Historia is basically the Holy Bible of the Zelda universe. Not only is it jam-packed with concept art and never-before-heard secrets, it a...   more

Ultimate Zelda bible Hyrule Historia will come to the US photo

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff

Those pesky "emotions." How dare videogames make me feel things! How dare artists like Zac Gorman and Matthew Taranto remind me that videogames make me feel things! You can add Aussie illustrator Jake Lawrence to that the lis...   more

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo


Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo



Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action

We interrupt your regularly scheduled E3 preview overflow for 30 minutes of break time. Pick up your favorite toy and have a seat on the big round rainbow rug. We'll have some cookies and juice before you're allowed to play f...   more

Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo


Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo
Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo
Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo
Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo
Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo
Skyward Sword Link figma has super porcupine sword action photo



Videogame-inspired gas masks? Now I've seen everything!

Brian Cargile is another talented young artist with an extreeeeemely specific area of expertise. As you can see, he specializes in masks: gas masks, goggles, full face masks, you name it. As a one-man costume design house cal...   more

Videogame-inspired gas masks? Now I've seen everything! photo

Sweet woodblock prints that feature VG stars as samurai

Jed Henry is just your typical web artist. He loves videogames and desires to express that love through his talents. So he does what any game-loving illustrator would naturally do: render his favorite heroes and heroines as o...   more

Sweet woodblock prints that feature VG stars as samurai photo

Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle

Who doesn't love a good vinyl figurine? Something nice and sturdy that can sit upon your desk or nightstand. Maybe strategically arrange a few of those Castle Crashers knights to defend your dresser from invading sugar ants. ...   more

Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo


Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo



The Legend of Zelda comes to life in these playing cards

Last year artist Nelde made a little concept bringing the world of Zelda and playing cards together. Now, thanks to the crazy guys over at Fangamer, these cards are a reality. You can pick up a deck for just $15, with every...   more

The Legend of Zelda comes to life in these playing cards photo

Persona, Zelda, & Valkyria Chronicles toy love explosion

Wonder Festival, a massive showcase of toys, figurines, and sculpts based on anime and videogame characters, just tore through Tokyo and brought along a ton of kickass goods for your eyeballs. Sister site Tomopop jumped on to...   more

Persona, Zelda, & Valkyria Chronicles toy love explosion photo

Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies

From March 9 to April 21, the Land gallery in Portland, Oregon, will play host to Triforce Tribute, a massive Zelda series love fest that collects pieces from over 30 indie artists worldwide. Art won't be limited to just pain...   more

Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo


Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo
Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo
Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo
Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo
Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo
Triforce Tribute gallery to showcase lovely Zelda goodies photo



Okay, here's the REALLY REAL Zelda timeline, for realsies

No one thought Nintendo would ever have the balls to reveal the Zelda timeline, but lo and behold. Does that finally answer all your questions? Ha! I didn't think so. That's why artist Zac Gorman decided to cut through the bu...   more

Okay, here's the REALLY REAL Zelda timeline, for realsies photo

Cute Link and Zelda figures for the pockets in your pants

The Indian in the Cupboard is a pack of heartbreaking lies. Bringing little toys to life by tossing them in a box and turning a magic key is never going to happen, and that makes me sad. I'm furious because I can't have a lit...   more

Cute Link and Zelda figures for the pockets in your pants photo

New Zelda art book from Nintendo reconciles timeline?

This is embarrassing. I've been covering all these little Zelda nuggets, from music and pins to comics and beyond, all to celebrate the series' 25th anniversary, and I completely missed perhaps the coolest item of them all. A...   more

New Zelda art book from Nintendo reconciles timeline? photo

Skyward Sword 'patch' is an entire fricken Wii Channel

Well... that's one solution, I suppose. To recap, Nintendo acknowledged the game-breaking bug in Skyward Sword and started making plans to correct it. You could mail your hardware to the company directly (ick!), or you could ...   more

Skyward Sword 'patch' is an entire fricken Wii Channel photo

This is some great Zelda art-- DAT GANONDORF

Okay, now that's just cool. Brazilian artist Dudu Torres has put the finishing touches on a trio of Zelda pieces in celebration of the series' 25th anniversary. He started off with some realistic depictions of Link and Zelda, followed by... HOLY CRAP! That is the greatest Ganondorf EVAH! I'm getting a total Vigo the Carpathian vibe from that one! Aren't you? Illustrations [Dudu Torres' Blog]   more

This is some great Zelda art-- DAT GANONDORF photo

25YEARLEGEND: Indie game composers take on Zelda

The Zelda anniversary train keeps on a-rollin', this time with a gift care of OverClocked ReMix. 25YEARLEGEND is a particularly special album of Zelda arrangements in that each contributing artist is a notable composer from ...   more

25YEARLEGEND: Indie game composers take on Zelda photo

Enjoy Brawl in the Family's massive Zelda tribute

I wanted to share this when it was posted yesterday, but I was kinda busy writing a certain pair of Zelda features at the last possible second and didn't have time for much else. Don't judge me! In lieu of a comic, Matthew Ta...   more

Enjoy Brawl in the Family's massive Zelda tribute photo

Nintendo offices have rupee pillows!?!?

I don't know who this "Andrew Kelly" cat is or how he managed to breach the impenetrable walls of Nintendo's headquarters, but none of that matters! People! People! People! There are rupee pillows in the Nintendo offices! Again, there are rupee pillows at the Nintendo offices! Why does this get me so hot and bothered? I don't know! Rupee pillows at Nintendo by Andrew Kelly [Hipstamatic]   more

Nintendo offices have rupee pillows!?!? photo

Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art

This past week, the GameCity videogame culture festival went down in Nottingham England. As part of the festivities, a Zelda Takeover Day was planned to celebrate the Zelda series' 25th anniversary. For the occasion, Cory Sch...   more

Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo


Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo
Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo
Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo
Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo
Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo
Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art photo



E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL!

Look at that above image. Beautiful, huh? Nintendo just released some gorgeous new images for the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and you can view them all in the gallery. This game looks like it is coming along ...   more

E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo


E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo
E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo
E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo
E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo
E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo
E3: New Skyward Sword screens are SO BEAUTIFUL! photo



E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks

I ws excited about The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks the moment it was announced at this year's GDC, but after getting my hands on tons of new details, art, and screens for it, I'm pretty much beside myself. There's nothing ...   more

E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo


E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo
E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo
E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo
E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo
E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo
E3 09: Tons of new info on Zelda: Spirit Tracks photo



New Phantom Hourglass images materialise

To continue today's theme of rather pretty RPG eye-fodder for the DS, the UK's Official Nintendo Magazine has eight new screenshots from the upcoming Wind Waker sequel The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, and far...   more

New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo


New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo
New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo
New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo
New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo
New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo
New Phantom Hourglass images materialise photo



Its a big, bad world out there, Link

A while back Nex brought to our attention the ZREO project which was started in order to recreate all The Legend of Zelda series music with an orchestra sound. This is a great project and Nex did a great job of covering the...   more

Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo


Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo
Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo
Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo
Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo
Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo
Its a big, bad world out there, Link photo