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#The Legend of Zelda


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While everyone was speedrunning Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a new Wind Waker HD record was set

In several ways, this new record for The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD is nothing short of a miracle. There's a few close shaves, but ultimately, gymnast86, who also competed heavily and consistently came out on top in the initia...   read

 
 
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The Legendary World of Zelda's awful cover art hides a truly unremarkable book

In my library, which is what I call the large shelf high up in my closet, sits my small but growing collection of Zelda keepsakes. Perusing the shelf you’ll find the excellent Legends of Localization Book 1: The Legend of Zelda, my co...   read

 
 
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This long distance parry in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is amazing

GirKart64's video shows just how far you can push the limits of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Attempting to set a record for farthest parry, they walk all the way up a mountain, get in clear view of a Guardian, and let it rip. It's not so much...   read

 
 
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Nintendo sold more than 900k Switch units in the US last month

You may not have been able to find a Switch at retailers last month, but plenty of people in the US did. Nintendo of America announced its newest system sold 906,000 units in March according to the NPD Group. This makes the Switch one of th...   read

 
 
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Next up for amiibo? New Link figures and more Smash Bros. fighters

More Zelda amiibo? Yup, more Zelda amiibo. Nintendo is putting out a trio of Link figures based on Majora's Mask, Twilight Princess, and Skyward Sword, all of which will be available on June 23, 2017. If you've had your fill of that franch...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Wii U games (Part 2)

44. That is how many different games were named by Destructoid writers in their top 10 lists. 44 games, of all different genres and types, our writers deemed excellent enough to include in their vote for the Destructoid top 10 games for the...   read

 
 
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Some details have surfaced about Breath of the Wild's latest patch

Nintendo's ludicrously vague patch notes for Breath of the Wild have led fans to start testing out various things to figure out what a "more pleasant game experience" actually means. In the case of patch 1.12, it looks like Link will have t...   read

 
 
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LEGO Worlds debuts in Japan during dismal sales week

Overall video games sales in Japan took a dip this week, and the only significant new release had poor performance. Despite opening in the top 5, LEGO Worlds failed to eclipse even 12,000 sales. The only other new title to rank is a pet gam...   read

 
 
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The quest to throw a Cucco into Death Mountain in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Dorkly embarked upon a quest to throw a Cucco into Death Mountain (read: volcano) in Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the relatively short video is worth checking out if you've ever done something similar. The fact that stuff like this is eve...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Wii U games (Part 1)

There are those who will say the Wii U never stood a chance. With its confusing name, poor marketing, and the lack of a blockbuster Nintendo-developed title at launch, it stood no chance of being the success is forbearer was. That’s w...   read

 
 
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Slingin yayo in GTA: Chinatown Wars is the greatest side-quest ever

I was first introduced to Grand Theft Auto at my best friend’s house. He had the original game for the PlayStation and the two of us would spend Saturday afternoons taking turns mowing down people, shooting up crowded streets and tryi...   read

 
 
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Let's Do Launch: The Quest for the Wii

[For bloggers wanted last month, Sir Charles of Shred reflects on one of the crazier periods in the last 20 years, the dawn of the Nintendo Wii. And straight out of New Jersey, no less! ~Stider] Despite being fortunate enough to o...   read

 
 
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See exactly how Zelda: Breath of the Wild's vague update impacts performance

You gotta love Nintendo's super vague patch notes. While they might think that "a more pleasant gaming experience" is just that -- a pleasant description -- most people want a little more. Digital Foundry just put the recent 1.1.1 patch for...   read

 
 
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This near minute long wipeout in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is worth your time

Shield surfing isn't something I even knew I could do in Zelda: Breath of the Wild until roughly 50 hours in. I mean I had stayed away from pretty much all of the pre-launch footage and the innocuous "you can shield surf" loading screen too...   read

 
 
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There aren't enough dogs in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Like many of you, I've been spending every free moment exploring Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. And while I've certainly enjoyed the game, I couldn't help but notice there was a huge oversight that could have made it a l...   read

 
 
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Hey! Listen! Breath of the Wild's latest patch is out right now

If you happen to boot up either your Wii U or Nintendo Switch with the intention to play the latest instalment in the Zelda series, you may notice that there is a new update available for it. According to Nintendo's incredibly vag...   read

 
 
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What was the first thing you did in Breath of the Wild?

The thing I like to take away from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is all the different emergent stories. Everyone has their own experience with certain elements in the game, whether it's how you approach combat, travel across the l...   read

 
 
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See how each version of Zelda: Breath of the Wild measures up for speedrunning

After nearly a month of play, speedrunners have figured out which version of Zelda: Breath of the Wild they like best -- German language on Wii U. This video from dragonbane shows that just like Twilight Princess, the German version is...   read

 
 
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The Zelda: Breath of the Wild team shares their favorite moments from the game

Although the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild development videos are finished, Nintendo dropped a "Bonus Session" that basically involves the lead development team shooting the shit about their favorite moments. Interestingly enough most...   read

 
 
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Exploring Hyrule and gender identity

[Seymour embarks on a journey of swords, discovery, the desert, and cross-dressing. I really hope the comments turn out alright but I liked seeing this unique view of one of the year's biggest games. ~Strider] Breath of the Wild became a ve...   read

 
 
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Zelda player finds way to glide for almost 5 miles in Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the rare game with so many unique little idiosyncrasies that it feels possible to constantly find new ways to achieve the unthinkable. The obvious end to this is that players are using them t...   read

 
 
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It's the little touches in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continuously rewards perceptive players with its attention to detail. It's a game I have no intention of ever rushing through, but even with my best attempts to take things slow and steady, I can't he...   read

 
 
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Brett chose to save Space Hitler

Brett had the choice to save Space Hitler or to liberate sci-fi Auschwitz. He went with the former. In his defense, he only had a few seconds to make the decision, so you can understand why it might have been tough. That's one of the topics...   read

 
 
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This fight between a Guardian and a Stone Talus is one of the best Zelda: Breath of the Wild videos yet

One of the reasons I love Breath of the Wild so much is because of how open it truly is. No I don't mean in a cookie cutter "open world" kind of way, but a truly freeing experience where you can get lost in exploration for hours on end...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter XX dominates Japan, spikes 3DS sales

As if the Nintendo 3DS needed any help selling in Japan, the release of Monster Hunter XX (expansion of Monster Hunter Generations) has raised total 3DS sales (2DS, New 3DS, New 3DS XL) by 179%. The surge momentarily closed the gap wit...   read

 
 



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