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Play as Link in Monster Hunter Stories

The Monster Hunter series has been no stranger to crossover content. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker featured levels that let you tackle iconic beasts and Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate had a lot of unlockable Nintendo costumes for your characte...   read


New Zelda amiibo coming later this year

amiibo! Nintendo loves making them, people love buying them. I've fallen out of my amiibo craze, or at least, I thought so. Today Nintendo announced four new Legend of Zelda amiibo coming on December 2: 8-bit Link, Ocarina of Time ...   read

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Link has a paraglider in Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but it's not his first rodeo

Link can take to the skies in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo put out this short clip today that demonstrates how he can glide to his heart's content and ambush his enemies from above. There's even the ability to use...   read

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World Building: Majora's repetition

[The land of Termina from Majora's Mask is an incredible piece of work. Like the namesake town at the center of the land, the world of Termina runs like a clock, with or without your intervention. LinkSlayer64 truly illuminates that special...   read

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Guard your knees from this Zelda: Breath of the Wild arrows video

Nintendo continues to trickle feed content from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with a short video showing off some of Link's new arrows. I like the return of the bomb arrow, in particular. It really is a joy to see how interconnec...   read

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Another day, another Zelda: Breath of the Wild video

Not content to be one-upped by its European counterpart, Nintendo of America has released some more footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild today. This short video showcases some of the different weapons Link will be getti...   read

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New Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage shows off runes

A post from Nintendo Europe's Twitter account has given us a video showing off some runes from the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It looks like some pretty neat stuff, especially when coupled with the dynamic world of the gam...   read


Dark Horse to publish new Zelda art book

[Header image by Jessica Smith] A new Legend of Zelda art book is coming from Dark Horse Comics, the company behind the Hyrule Historia compendium. Since that was released to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the series, I guess this...   read


Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes home award for best of gamescom

Well, this sounds familiar. Nintendo is racking up the pre-release accolades for Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It had already won Best of Show at E3 from the Game Critics Awards (and Destructoid's Game of the Show, too). It has some new hardwa...   read

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Koroks return in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

[Image by trilobo on DeviantArt] Nintendo released a new gameplay video showing off more of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild earlier today on Facebook. The video shows Link poking around some out-of-the-way locations in Hyrule, ...   read

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Another serene look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Temple of Time

In terms of substance, there's admittedly not too much going on in this latest video for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But Nintendo's audio folks have worked their magic again and, like the E3 2016 trailer that I still occasiona...   read

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Report: Nintendo will have a new NX Mario and Pokemon within 'six months' of launch

According to MCV, Nintendo isn't going to let the NX slog out of the gate like the Wii U and 3DS did -- at least when it comes to heavy-hitters. The site reports that Nintendo has not only secured strong third-party support from WB, Activis...   read

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Miyamoto feels young

Scientists hate him! Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto does not age

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-shit that leaves y...   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

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Hyrule Warriors
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Marin lets freedom ring in Hyrule Warriors

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 could muster fo...   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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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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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


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

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New Zelda hands-on
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is going to be one hell of an adventure

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! But it was, a...   read

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