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Imma let you finish, but Carmen Sandiego is the greatest female video game character of all time

Since 1988, each sitting US president has declared the month of March as Women’s History Month, honoring the achievements and advancements of women throughout history. At Destructoid, we love women, a fact quite evident by the vast ar...   read

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! Zelda Results

Last weekend, in celebration of the newest Legend of Zelda game, I posted a quiz about the series' history, with questions spanning the entire 30 year history of the franchise. Today, the results. This quiz was intentionally more diffi...   read

 
 

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The Great Retro Quiz Reboot: The Legend of Zelda

Merry Switchmas! Like many of you, I've spent the last couple of days exploring the various nooks and crannies of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I've really been enjoying how I can take the game with me into any roo...   read

 
 
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The elusive Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Edition is up on Walmart

Finding a fairly priced $130 edition of Breath of the Wild (read: the one with the master sword statue) is a pipe dream at this point. They're pretty much all scalped, and sold out within minutes after they went on sale at roughly 3AM ...   read

 
 
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The forgotten legacy of Zelda II

Zelda II turned 30 years old in Japan a few weeks ago. It was a quiet anniversary, one fitting the black sheep of a prestigious family. Just last year, writers were tripping over themselves to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of th...   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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Check out the five new Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo

This amiibo thing has hit pretty big for Nintendo over the past two years. And, this Switch thing is hot as all hell right now. Oh yeah, and Zelda has been huge for three decades. Any armchair analyst could have predicted that Nintendo...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild 15% off at Amazon

Edit: Apparently, this deal also extends to the 3DS version of Mario Maker, Pokémon Sun and Moon, as well as the recent Paper Mario: Color Splash. The article originally stated that the discount stacks w...   read

 
 
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The best Legend of Zelda game is getting recreated in the Ocarina of Time engine

A modder by the name of Ty Anderson is recreating the Game Boy classic and arguably best Legend of Zelda game Link's Awakening in the Ocarina of Time engine, and I, for one, am excited. While the above trailer leaves much to...   read

 
 
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Ghibli and Ganon, together at last

YouTuber Matt Vince posted a video yesterday that takes the world of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and combines it with the somber, gorgeous art style perfected by Hayou Miyazaki. It's a real feast for the eyes, and it's ac...   read

 
 


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Link gets cooking in this new Zelda: Breath of the Wild clip

Nintendo of Europe was the first to share a new video clip showing off some of the benefits of cooking in the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The clip shows Link cooking up three dishes using mushrooms, vegetables, and various...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo seemingly gets a release date, may indicate game's launch

Nintendo has been very silent on details about the NX, the Wii U port's release date of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the upcoming Zelda amiibo line. No one is certain if both the Wii U and NX versions of the game will releas...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild trademark includes a cartridge listing

With Nintendo keeping a tight lip on any NX details, no one knows whether the system will be utilizing discs, going all digital, or following in the vein of the 3DS with cartridges. A recent trademark seems to indicate the latter, unless th...   read

 
 
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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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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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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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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

 
 
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Nintendo NX to launch in March 2017, with Zelda Wii U coming to NX later that year

Nintendo has confirmed that the NX, its newest console we know virtually nothing about, is to be released globally in March 2017. The company also confirmed The Legend of Zelda title previously announced for Wii U has been de...   read

 
 
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Catch Ocarina of Time's Gerudo Valley completely rebuilt in Unreal 4

Carrying on the classic games remade in Unreal 4 genre, CryZENx has mocked up The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time's Gerudo Valley in the cutting edge (at time of writing; please don't come back five years from now in HoloSpace and own me)...   read

 
 
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Zelda Wii U rumors

Gender options and voice acting rumored for the new Zelda

There is a flurry of rumors hitting the net today surrounded the upcoming Zelda title for Wii U. The main source of the rumor is Emily Rogers, who is known for leaking the existence of a Paper Mario game on the Wii U before Paper Mario...   read

 
 
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Nintendo pulls plug on fan-made Zelda browser game

Remember that voxel Zelda browser game we told you about? The fan-made tribute crafted without Nintendo's permission? The one all the game websites were talking about? Surely you know where I'm going with this, right? It took just a couple ...   read

 
 
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Zelda westernization

Legend of Zelda Wii U 'change in flavor will be like going from Japanese food to Western style food'

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U missed its 2015 release and didn't show up in Nintendo's 2016 financials forecast either, though current scuttlebutt is guessing Zelda Wii U launches at the end of this year, right with Nintendo's new "NX" cons...   read

 
 
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A Link to the Past and Super Metroid are coming to the EU eShop this week

At last week’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced a whole load of SNES games are finally making their way over to the New 3DS and New 3DS XL. However, when the games come out is different depending upon your region. Last week Europe sa...   read

 
 
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Nintendo leak may have confirmed NX launching this year with Zelda NX

Recently, there was a Nintendo leak posted on NeoGAF said to be from an internal US marketing budget and schedule overview for the rest of 2016 leaked by a Nintendo insider. Fake leaks happen all the time (Rayman in Super Smash Bros., anyon...   read

 
 
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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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