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Twilight Princess HD
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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 ...   read

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Hyrule Warriors Legends is getting a pre-order bonus in Japan

When Hyrule Warriors Legends arrives next month in Japan on 3DS, it'll bring a pre-order bonus in tow. For those of you who are keen on pre-ordering the new gold 3DS, you'll net a classic Link costume (from the Wii U version), and a sp...   read

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Linkle might be coming to future Zelda titles

"I'm sure we will keep [Linkle] in mind when thinking about future titles," Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma told IGN. "I had a chance to give feedback on Linkle during development, but the satisfying action of using a crossbow, which we devel...   read

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Looks better, duh
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD graphical comparison

Check out the above video that compares The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD's graphics to the original releases for Wii and GameCube from 2006. I can't believe it has been nine years already, and it is hard to believe how bad th...   read

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So awkward. Such cringe.

Nintendo of America's localization of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes added memes

I've been playing and enjoying The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes a great deal on my 3DS, but some people are up in arms over Nintendo of America's localization of the game.   read

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Everybody do the twist

Nintendo teases open-world twist for the next Zelda

Speaking to IGN, Eiji Aonuma revealed he has a twist planned for the upcoming Zelda title for Wii U, based on feedback received from Skyward Sword. "We actually had some feedback from Skyward Sword, where people were saying, 'This is n...   read

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Zelda easy bake oven
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The Legend of Zelda Maker is a real (unofficial) thing

People have been hoping that the success of Super Mario Maker leads to more "Maker" titles for other Nintendo franchises. Well good news for Zelda fans: your wait is over, sort of. A fan-created The Legend of Zelda Maker as ...   read

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Legend of Zelda trailer
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Link just doesn't know what to wear in Tri Force Heroes' costume trailer

Oh my god did you change again!? Looks, it takes me a long time to get ready to go out, so I know what Link's going through. You just want to look your best. Sometimes you nail it, sometimes you kick back and forth between shirts and shoes...   read

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Tri Force Heroes

There's an outfit in Tri Force Heroes you need local friends to unlock

With the release of Tri Force Heroes only a week or so away now, little bits of information about the game are now starting to leak out in the run up to release. Perhaps most interesting so far, Nintendo doesn't consider your online friends...   read

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The baddies take Hyrule

Skull Kid and Phantom Ganon announced for Hyrule Warriors Legends

Scans from Famitsu have confirmed that Skull Kid will be a playable character in Hyrule Warriors Legends for 3DS when it launches early next year. The leak also revealed that Phantom Ganon will show up as a boss, though it is unknown i...   read

Zelda: CRY Force Heroes photo
Zelda: CRY Force Heroes
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Tri Force Heroes' new tell-all trailer brings the puns and tears

I really wish I hadn't seen this new tell-all trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes because now I'm both incredibly pumped and disappointed. I'm pumped because I didn't realize the game has online matchmaking, 32 dungeons,...   read

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Tri Force Heroes

What does the Destructoid UK Team think of Tri Force Heroes?

At the tail end of last week, UK editor Laura Dale and news team member Joe Parlock both whisked themselves away to the EGX games convention in Birmingham to play a bunch of unreleased video games. Looking for multiplayer games to try, they...   read

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Weird 3DS sale

After five years, Nintendo discounts an uneven list of 3DS games

Nintendo games age somewhere in between a wine and a new car. We keep getting older and they just stay the same (price). The exception is in the "Nintendo Selects" line, which takes games that have already sold very well and begrudgingly, f...   read

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It's still not happenin
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Legend of Zelda director wants a woman to play theoretical live-action Link

It looks like my live-action Legend of Zelda dream casting is coming to fruition, even if the television series itself isn't. While many people argued with me in the comments in this article that Nintendo should subvert audience expectatio...   read

Hyrule Warriors Legends photo
Hyrule Warriors Legends
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Hyrule Warriors Legends is releasing in Japan on January 21

The 3DS re-release of Koei Tecmo’s Zelda game, Hyrule Warriors, has been dated in Japan. We also got a shiny new trailer showing off what's new in the game. Hyrule Warriors Legends, which introduces a crapton of new stuff to the game...   read

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The Legend of Zelda
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This Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes' overview is...interesting

This new Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes video starts off with a rather strange (and somewhat hilarious) interlude, but then it actually gets informative. It'll give you a quick rundown of how multiplayer works over three 3DS units,...   read

Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda
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Nintendo confirms Zelda Tri Force Heroes 3DS release date

Nintendo has confirmed the Zelda Tri Force Heroes is coming to the 3DS on October 23. The confirmation came via a late-night tweet from Nintendo UK yesterday. As of yet, only Nintendo UK and Nintendo of Europe has confirmed the date - Nint...   read

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Zelda U

Legend of Zelda Wii U not listed for 2016 on Nintendo financials

In March of this year, Legend of Zelda Wii U producer Eiji Aonuma noted that Nintendo is "no longer making a 2015 release [its] number one priority." Given that this last E3 scooted by with only 3DS spinoffs for the series (and that this ye...   read

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No girls allowed

Why you can't be female in The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

Update: Comments are paused as moderation was getting out of hand. Videogames! -niero In an interview, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes director Hiromasa Shikata explained why players can't choose to be a female character. "The st...   read

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Zelda Wii U no-show

Zelda is still destined for Wii U, says Miyamoto

Zelda was present at E3 2015, but not in the way we would've liked. Nintendo announced Tri Force Heroes, a decent-looking cooperative game for 3DS, but didn't say much of anything about the one we really want: The Legend of Zelda for W...   read

Zelda 3DS photo
Zelda 3DS

Zelda Tri Force Heroes is pretty freaking awesome

I'm a rather huge fan of the traditional console Zelda games, so like many I was a bit disappointed when Nintendo revealed that their newest Zelda game, the only one playable at E3, would be a weird looking multiplayer portable game. I went...   read

Hyrule Warriors photo
Hyrule Warriors

Everyone look under your Hyrule Warriors chairs!

While everyone was off enjoying all of the new announcements that came out of E3, Hyrule Warriors got a really small update. How small? Well, Link now has an extra "Classic Tunic" costume for use in the game to celebrate the 3DS releas...   read

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Fake Nintendo E3 Plans

Randomly generate leaked Nintendo E3 plans

It is almost time for E3 2015 which means lots of leaks are about to start pouring onto the internet, most of which are fake. Brian Lee made a website to save hoaxers some time as it randomly generates an itinerary for the Nintendo Digital ...   read

Zelda Wedding photo
Zelda Wedding
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Zelda-themed wedding held inside a GameStop

Break out the tissues as you watch the above video of a couple of Zelda fanatics getting married in a GameStop while tears stream down the groom's face. The couple met in that very store during a Mario Kart tournament. The reception ended ...   read

Twilight Princess photo
Twilight Princess

Guy claims he StreetPassed someone playing Twilight Princess on 3DS

[Update: More shots of this screen are coming in from other attendees of the concert.] [Update #2: It's fake. While TaDavidID, the guy who generated the image above, has gone on to add video and more images to support the validity...   read

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