Zelda

3DS Majoras Mask?

Leading up to the Nintendo 3DS presentation, rumors are still buzzing about a possible release of Majora’s Mask for the 3DS.  The rumors were buzzing that the Wii U would host the game, however it was AWOL from the presentation.  Now the internets are abuzz that Majora’s Mask might actually be a Nintendo 3DS title.

Nintendo Releases Shipment Numbers of 3 Top Franchises

Nintendo has recently released data showing the worldwide shipment figures for three of it’s coveted franchises: Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Mario Kart.  The charts below show the units shipped in millions.  and start from the franchise beginnings and continue to the present. Some of the figures might be surprising, such as Super Mario Bros 1 out shipping all other Mario Bros almos...

30,000 Domino Nintendo Tribute

You might have seen this video on G4TV, But I thought it was worth sharing.  Youtuber Shanesdominoez paid tribute to our favorite gaming system by setting up 30,000 dominoes in a Nintendo themed chain reaction.  What are your thoughts?  

Watch Ocarina of Time imagined as a Broadway musical

Anyone who owned a Nintendo 64 knows that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a timeless classic to many (I personally find Majora’s Mask to be the superior title), but what if it were it turned into a 16-bit musical? Well, you get this three and a half minute number set to Koji Kondo’s memorable score that runs through Link’s early beginnings in Kokiri Village all the way to...

These Zelda playing cards will surely make any game of poker more nerdy

Deviantart user Nelde has designed some playing cards each with some beautiful art inspired from The Legend of Zelda. Not only that, but Fangamer is selling decks of these Zelda playing cards for $15 (or 15 rupees), so you can become a Hyrulian cardshark at your next game of Texas Hold ‘Em. However, fair warning, but the crew at Fangamer mentions that they may not be able to ship orders unti...

April Nintendo Power brings Olympian conflict to your coffee table!

Kid Icarus Uprising fans eager to expand their collection of battling AR cards can get a boost from this month’s Nintendo Power. It includes three free cards, and they’re all superstars: Poseidon, Medusa (battle form) and Thanatos. I let the Sea King and Snakelocks duke it out on my table for your enjoyment; after the break you’ll see how it turned out, as well as a rundown of so...

I Can’t Stop Thinking About New Legend of Zelda

We know that a brand-new Zelda game is coming to the 3DS. I hope it is New Legend of Zelda. Some time ago, a Swapnote message was sent to 3DS owners from Aonuma thanking them for playing Ocarina of Time. The message ended with “I hope you’re looking forward to New Legend of Zelda games!” That capital N in “New” has a hold on my brain and won’t let go. “New” Legend of Zelda? The same “New” that bro...

A Writer Appears! Michael Enters the Fray!

Then again, couldn’t we all just be friends? Y’know, like Kirby and Ribbon over there? Or you could just give me chocolates, and we’ll call it a day. Mmm…chocolates. Er, let’s start over. Michael Fletcher’s my name, and by the look of things I’m going to be writing here every now and then. Which is pretty sweet, considering I live for games of the video va...

I’m Sorry, I Can’t Come To Work Today, I Hurt Myself Playing Nintendo!

When I mention “Nintendo Thumb”, all of the old school gamers know what I am talking about.  The symptoms are the blistering, paraesthesia and swelling of the thumbs, mainly through use of the use o the directional pad. As much as I love the classic Nintendo controller, it was actually pretty dangerous for gamers.  It was not ergonomic, and its boxy, hard edges put a lot of strain on y...

Infendo PSA: Download Four Swords before it’s too late!

The 25th anniversary of Zelda may have happened in 2011, but Nintendo has still given you time to download a free trip to Hyrule on your 3DS or DSi. If you own one of the two handhelds, you have until February 20 to download Four Swords on the DSiWare and the 3DS eshop. Act soon and stop procrastinating, you only have until Monday! Four Swords was originally a free add-on the the Game Boy Advance ...

Captain N: The Game Master

remember a time when Saturday morning was meant for cartoons?  We would wake up eager to turn on the TV and Veg out in front of the animated awesomeness of the day!  Once a year they would run a half hour to an hour long preview of the upcoming new cartoons as well as the returning favorites.  I remember sitting at my Friend Mike’s house and seeing the preview for Captain N: The Game Master....

Zelda Pacman: Two Great Games in One?

In our last post we showed you Super Mario Crossover 2.0  in which Link makes an appearance in a Mario game. Well now Link is at it again and has made his way into another classic game. Nothing gets much better than playing classic Nintendo games and two great ones combine here in a remake of Pacman with a Zelda Theme. Our friends over at Zelda Universe found this version of one of the most classi...