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#The Legend of Zelda


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20 minutes with Breath of the Wild left me wanting more

I didn't have to get up at 6:00am on a Saturday morning to go out in the freezing cold, sit on a train for two hours and spend 2000 yen each way to get my hands on the Nintendo Switch. But I did. I wanted to see what Nintendo's new toy had ...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is going to be the last first-party release for Wii U

We all kind of assumed this, but now we have rock-hard information straight from Nintendo that it's the case -- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last first-party Wii U release. Speaking to Polygon, Nintendo of A...   read

 
 
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Breath of the Wild is only 900p on the Switch, for those who care

With each new console generation comes the expected boost in hardware power, but Nintendo has never been a typical console manufacturer. For all intents and purposes, the Nintendo Switch just looks like a portable Wii U, which may be why Th...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have a mandatory install on Wii U, even with the physical edition

After the big Nintendo Switch conference, it was revealed that Zelda: Breath of the Wild would be launching on Wii U the same day as the Switch version. But what they didn't tell you is that it would have a mandatory install on Wii U -...   read

 
 
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Hands-on: Nintendo Switch won't blow you away but will satisfy core gamers

Boy, what a doozy! If there was an award for most complicated game system, Nintendo's Switch would win in a landslide. The simple name really betrays the true complexity of the system given its seemly uncountable number of ways to play game...   read

 
 
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Do you prefer the new Zelda's American or European box art?

There are two competing box arts for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. We've got the North American version, which is the same one Japan will use, surprisingly:   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is 13gb on Wii U, 13.4gb on Nintendo Switch

Some more Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild minutia (Minish-uh?) for you: the game is 13gb on Wii U and 13.4 on Nintendo Switch. They're both out March 3 and I doubt the .4gb will influence which one you buy. It is worth remembering, thou...   read

 
 
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Nintendo confirms that Zelda: Breath of the Wild hits Wii U at the same time as Switch

Yesterday was all about the Nintendo Switch. So much so, that the publisher neglected to even really mention the Wii U, relegating it to the status of that distant relative that you aren't even aware of until someone mentions it. But they c...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's most wanted games of 2017

A year ago, we were looking forward to some games. And how did they turn out? Well... But I'm sure that this year is going to be totally different! Everything is going to work out. Nothing will be delayed, or disappointing. No one's going t...   read

 
 
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Breath of the Wild is getting two collector's editions in North America

Despite the popularity of the Zelda series, North America has never really gotten a collector's edition for any of the games. Wind Waker HD and Majora's Mask 3D did get small bonuses in the form of cheap figurines, but it looks like Nintend...   read

 
 


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Breath of the Wild is a confirmed launch title for the Switch

While the President of Nintendo was reluctant is actually say it, the trailer shown at the end of the Switch presentation confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch. This doesn't ne...   read

 
 
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First 4 Figures' life-size Majora's Mask impresses

Have any room left on your shelf for Zelda merch? There's yet another sweet statue to consider. This is a 25" tall, "life-size" replica of the iconic Majora's Mask, open now for pre-orders from First 4 Figures with an expected Q3 2017 rele...   read

 
 
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How did Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2016 turn out?

One year ago, before 2016 became a hackneyed punchline ("2016? More like 2000-sucks-teen!!!" the peanut gallery offered when Johnny Depp tragically fell into an active volcano while doing the "Mannequin Challenge" on its rim), we had hope. ...   read

 
 
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Report: Localizing Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Europe is a tall order, might not make it in March

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's release date has been a hotly debated subject. Multiple leakers have reported that even Nintendo doesn't know the exact date at any given time, and there's been suggestions that it might not even ma...   read

 
 
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Delve into Ganon's lesser known pig-man backstory

Since Did You Know Gaming has covered basically every classic series ever at this point, they need to start to work into the more granular type stuff. You know, breakdowns of characters and the like. But this actually works well with Ninten...   read

 
 
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Man, Breath of the Wild's Link sure cleans up good after 21 years

Say what you will about Nintendo, but they know how to lovingly repackage nostalgia. While some will say it's pandering, you could see the passion emanate from Iwata's eyes whenever he was talking about a revival of an old property, an...   read

 
 
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The Zelda 30th Anniversary Concert album goodies look rad

If you spring for the limited edition version of the upcoming Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Concert album, you'll get a few extras for your trouble -- an extra DVD of the live event, a set of badges, and a special stand. Either...   read

 
 
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Nickelodeon making a cartoon of 'world famous' game

Did you miss shows like Super Mario Super Show and The Legend of Zelda Animated Series? Well they're making a comeback with successful projects like Sonic Boom (Cartoon Network) and Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (Disney). Nic...   read

 
 
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Take a gander at the original map for the first Legend of Zelda

Pretty much any kid who grew up in the '80s or '90s remembers writing down notes, manually, in a pad of paper. Whether it was puzzle solutions for later playthroughs or maps to get through a tricky dungeon, before GameFAQs and video walkthr...   read

 
 
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This custom Zelda Pool table is masterful

As I've mentioned before, I get a charge out of watching something being built. This Legend of Zelda themed pool table isn't being built from the ground up, but it's really cool to watch how the team at Hand Prop Room transforms it int...   read

 
 
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This custom 3D print of The Legend of Zelda's map is amazing

The original Legend of Zelda just has one of those iconic maps. Among the thousands of "It's Dangerous to Go Alone" t-shirts out there, the map itself has been remade and re-tooled for future iterations multiple times officially and un...   read

 
 
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Why I love the Legend of Zelda

Header credit to Mei-Xing [While not labeled for last month's bloggers wanted, able to think's massive Zelda retrospective might as well it. From the smallest details of something weird like Zelda II to how Breath of Wild is shaping up, inc...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will have a comic for Free Comic Book Day

Having attended Free Comic Book Day for the last four years or so (mostly for the video game themed literature), I'm always stoked to pick up around one or two volumes. Usually it's Mega Man, but since that's defunct now (still sad over tha...   read

 
 
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Super Nintendo World will be built in time for 2020 Olympics, looks to be Mario focused

The Wizarding World of Mario finally has a name and due date, Nintendo and Universal Studios have announced. The Nintensula, if you will, will be called Super Nintendo World and will boot up in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at Universal ...   read

 
 
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New details surface about Wind Waker 2's cancellation

While it may not be common knowledge, The Wind Waker was supposed to get a more traditional sequel. Sure, Phantom Hourglass takes place directly after the events of the game, but Nintendo was going to cast Toon Link in another adventure for...   read

 
 


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There was a Zelda and Yoshi dlc for Sonic Lost World 3DS!? This is the one of the weirdest things Ive seen in actual, official video games (not just mods or something)

 
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