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Miyamoto feels young
For thousands of years and at least one Pirates of the Caribbean movie (arguably all four), people have been interested in a source of eternal life. We're not talking some Wishmaster "I don't ever want to die" GOTCHA!-ass-shi...   read

 
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Game Critics Awards

Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes 'Best of Show' at E3 2016

In addition to being Destructoid's Game of the Show, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has won the Game Critics Award for "Best of Show" at E3 2016. After last year (Fallout 4 was the big winner among critics; we chose The Phantom Pai...   read

 
 
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Catboy Tuesday
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You can play as a catified version of Wind Waker's Link in Monster Hunter Generations

Link has been a tree, a wolf, a fish, a rock, a child, a crossdresser, and now he is about to be a cat, or I guess in this case a cat is about to be him with the free DLC coming to Monster Hunter Generations. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ...   read

 
 
Hyrule Warriors
  Watch Video In just a couple of months, we'll be celebrating the two-year anniversary of Hyrule Warriors. Released in September 2014, it was the first of four games published by Nintendo that gave the flailing Wii U what little pulse it ...   read
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Majora's Mask fan film
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Please don't shut down this beautiful Majora's Mask fan film Nintendo!

The below teaser for a Majora's Mask fan film released earlier in June, but was overshadowed by the madness that was E3 2016. Luckily, it has risen to the surface and caught my attention today and boy I'm glad it did. Just look at it i...   read

 
 
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Opinion: Nintendo doesn't owe us FemLink

[Straight from our community blogs, Jinx has his own take on what he expected out of the gender choice option for Link ~Strider] A few days ago Nintendo finally showed off its new Legend of Zelda game, Breath of the Wild. I felt like a kid ...   read

 
 
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Tri Force Heroes cheer
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The mustache behind Link's cheerleader outfit

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes has costume-based mustache special abilities, including a Cheer Outfit that puts Link in a crop top with pink pom poms. The idea started as a mustache callback to idol culture (Tokyo Mirage Sessions say...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Eiji Aonuma wants more multiplayer for Zelda, but do you?

Multiplayer gameplay doesn't mix often with the Zelda series, but when it does, it usually puts forth enough panache to be worth it. Take Four Swords, one of my favorite Zelda games ever (especially the Anniversary Edition) -- it takes such...   read

 
 
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Hyrule Warriors Legends
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Marin looks like a good fit for Hyrule Warriors

We're far enough along into Hyrule Warriors Legends' DLC schedule that I'm feeling the call to come back. By the time the 3DS title released, I already had hundreds of hours with the original Wii U version under my belt and was utterly bur...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Someone allegedly tried to steal the Zelda: Breath of the Wild E3 demo

Zelda: Breath of the Wild was one of the biggest games at E3 this year, and this caper involving that very project is easily one of the most interesting stories out of the event. According to Kotaku, a "17-year old game developer" trie...   read

 
 
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SHUTOUT

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hylian text doesn't hide any cool secrets

The Legend of Zelda takes place in the land of Hyrule, where text boxes serve as translator for us American, Japanese, et al folks. And that language shows up in the new The Breath of the Wild, but only to make mundane remarks look fantasti...   read

 
 
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Monolith on Zelda

Xenoblade team is working on Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Forget the new "NX" hardware, Nintendo devoted just about all of its E3 to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (in order to hopefully sell the NX when it launches next March). And the huge, open-world game is taking all hands.  Mon...   read

 
 
New Zelda hands-on
  Watch Video When I first heard that Nintendo was planning to focus exclusively on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for its E3 2016 booth, I triple-checked the wording. Only hands-on with Zelda? Really? That can't possibly be right...   read
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Nintendo
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Watch Nintendo's E3 Treehouse presentation here

[Update: Watch the second day of the Treehouse stream below, which kicked off with Pokemon Go today at 1PM ET.] Nintendo is forgoing a traditional E3 conference in favor of a smaller more concise look at the next Zelda game. For many f...   read

 
 
E3 2016
E3 has been winding down in recent years, especially with big-name publishers like EA holding their own events off the show floor, and Nintendo literally only showing Zelda at the conference in 2016. The rise of controll...   read

 
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My Nintendo

Grab free Platinum Points for My Nintendo today for the Zelda reveal

Regardless of how you feel about Nintendo's My Nintendo program, free points should pretty much appeal to everyone, and you can snag 60 (70 with a secret) today to celebrate the unveiling of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. All you ...   read

 
 
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Zelda

No, there is no female Link in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Those rumors that because the E3 lanyard had two pictures of Link, that there would be both a male and female version of the character in the new Zelda? It turns out they weren't true. According to GameSpot, who spoke to producer Eiji Aonum...   read

 
 
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Zelda
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting its own amiibo line, more Mario figures on the way

[Update: Nintendo showed off some new amiibo footage in their Zelda stream. According to Nintendo of America's Bill Trinen, Link is "exploring alone," and based on his wording, Wolf Link seems to be the only companion availab...   read

 
 
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Zelda

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will heavily focus on technology and loot

Nintendo is basically going to stream The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for most of the day, and man is it going whole hog on new footage and revelations. Eiji Aonuma is on hand during the stream to shed some insight into th...   read

 
 
Zelda
  Watch Video Nintendo opened up E3 today with a look at the new Zelda, and man does it look beautiful. It somehow manages to have that Nintendo feel while giving off an aura of Team Ico, and I'm really digging it. Chopping trees, hunting,...   read
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The Legend of Zelda

Amazon leaked some really pretty Legend of Zelda art

It’s only a few days now until we finally get a decent look at The Legend of Zelda for Wii U and the NX at E3, but Amazon’s accidentally released some new concept art of the game. It’s not much, only showing a blue-clad Li...   read

 
 
Nintendo @ E3
Ahead of Nintendo's Zelda-centric E3 next week, here's a new piece of artwork for the upcoming Wii U and NX game. Let's all take a brief moment to appreciate the majestic steed. It's great! In other video games, I would have ...   read
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Hyrule Warriors
  Watch Video If you haven't popped in your copy of Hyrule Warriors lately, you may want to do so, as The Wind Waker's Medli is now available. Itching to get back into the game with further new DLC characters on the horizon, I decided to reacquaint myself with this hack-and-slash classic and test out its new, winged warrior.   read
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New Zelda event

Nintendo is bringing Zelda Wii U to its New York store in June

The Nintendo side of this year's E3 is going to be a whole lot of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U and nothing else, as far as playable demonstrations go. I'm still having a hard time accepting that, but we'll find out soon enough if the compa...   read

 
 
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Hyrule Warriors Legends

Log into Hyrule Warriors Legends to get a 500,000 Rupee bonus

Today marks the release of the Wind Waker DLC pack for Hyrule Warriors Legends on 3DS (which comes with an update that adds in the Medli character for both 3DS and Wii U for free). As an extra incentive to pick up the add-on, Nint...   read

 
 
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