Zelda

How would you change the Zelda Franchise?

In Last week’s Nintendo Direct, Eiji Aonuma discussed that one of the driving forces for the new Zelda on Wii U is to rethink the conventions of the Zelda franchise. To me, Zelda is the best gaming franchise pound for pound, but I would certainly like to see Zelda Wii U change in a few areas. How would you change the Zelda Franchise? My thoughts are below.

Hyrule Historia Tops Amazon List of Best Selling Books

As mentioned briefly on the latest episode of Infendo Radio, Eugene, Scott, and myself are eagerly awaiting our copies of Hyrule Historia (the Dark Horse-published/Nintendo commisioned encyclopedia dedicated to The Legend of Zelda) to arrive in our respective mailboxes. Until then, Amazon has listed that Hyrule Historia is currently their top selling book in the United States. Hyrule Historia etch...

The Moon Is Coming!

A friend shared this yesterday, and I could not stop staring at it.   

The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker is reborn in HD

Nintendo was full of surprises today during the Wii U-centric Nintendo Direct. Aside from the announcement of the long-awaited Wii U version of the Virtual Console, updates from Bayonetta 2, a new Yoshi title, and a teaser trailer for Monolith Soft’s newest RPG, Nintendo threw a proverbial curve ball in the form of a Wind Waker HD remake. Satoru Iwata and Zelda series produce Eiji Aonuma bri...

Iwata: New 3D Zelda and Mario Games In The Future

Recently, Nintendo has hinted at a new 3D Zelda game, as well as a new Mario game in development for the Wii U.  Iwata spoke to IGN, and reassured us that both games are in the works. “as we develop a new hardware platform, we ask ourselves such questions as, ‘what kind of new Zelda and Mario games do the software creators hope to make on this?’” It has been rumored that Zelda Wii U wi...

Skyward Sword Harp Replica

If you’re looking for some of the most dedicated fanbase, it’s hard to come by a more faithful following than fans of the Legend of Zelda franchise. And sometimes on the interwebs, you find one of those exceptionally well made replicas of items in game and that’s exactly what Etsy Shop Owner PerfectTommyAutomail has done with the Skyward Sword Harp! The harp itself looks amazing,...

Miyamoto Talks Metroid, Zelda, And Wii U

In a recent interview with French website, Gamekult.com, Miyamoto was asked a series of questions about his role in the Wii U development, the future of Metroid, and how link was named. Of course, there is not a lot of new news in the interview, but there is hint at a new Metroid (beyond Nintendoland’s Metroid Blast). I have translated the interview from French to English, below.  Please exc...

The Legend Of Zelda: Symphony Of Goddesses Tour Dates

Yesterday’s news/rumor of a new Zelda game for the Wii U was not only exciting, but also brought back memories of my first time playing The Legend of Zelda.  Honestly, I was expecting a Mario clone but was pleasantly surprised with the overhead view and the captivating music.  I was hooked immediately. I think that one of my favorite things about the Zelda games is the music.  The music is i...

Zelda Wii U In 2014?

According to Wii U Daily, they have a source that is stating we could see a new Zelda game in 2014.  The source is said to be very reliable, and accurately leaked the Wii U achievements in the past along with other rumors turned reality. According to the source, the new Zelda will not feature the darker style that was highlighted in Twilight Princess, however it will feature a look more in the art...

Zelda fans, rejoice! Hyrule Historia is coming to America

When Hyrule Historia was initially released last December in Japan, the first question that came to many Zelda fans’ minds was, “When will be able to get our hands on this encyclopedia of awesome?” Well, the wait for the English translation of said Zelda encyclopedia appears will soon be over. Diamond Book Distributors, a branch of Dark Horse Comics, has listed Hyrule Historia on...

Youtube Tuesday: Fistful Of Rupees

I know it’s a little late for Tuesday, but finding an open internet connection away from home is a little hard sometimes. A friend of mine sent me a link to this awesome Zelda/Western mashup on Youtube. It’s a neat take on the Zelda story and I’ve gotta say I enjoyed it. It’s a three part Youtube series, and I’d definitely recommend taking the time to watch it if you ...

Awesome Zelda Mural

Zelda fans better clear an eight foot swath on their wall!