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Since Sunday, Nintendo has been counting down the days to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1: The Master Trials’ release with a series of blog posts. So far, each one has shed more light on the latest additions to Link’s  wardrobe, including the Korok Mask and the Phantom armor. Today’s post is particularly fascinating, as it delves further into the design and inspiration behind everyone’s favorite mischievous imp, Midna. Hello. I’m Takizawa, Art Director of The…

We assumed this year’s E3 was going to be light with Zelda content as Super Mario Odyssey has been Nintendo’s latest focus. We were 99 percent sure we were going to hear about the latest DLC for Breath of the Wild, which we did thankfully. As fans we always hope for more, but weren’t expecting anything. With the Big N launching another line of Zelda amiibo the last thing we thought they would announce were more. Not that we’re complaining, we…

Some Nintendo games seem like they are part of an epic crossover, or that they at least take elements from each other. Specifically, there are some interesting crossovers between both the Mario and Zelda games.  Dr. Wily on YouTube has compiled a list of these items and creatures. A couple of examples are the Recorder from The Legend of Zelda, and the Warp Whistle from Super Mario Brothers 3 and how certain creatures from the Mario games appear in Hyrule. I find it interesting how these games have generated…

Greetings, ZI fans. Are you all up for yet another Zelda Informer Caption Contest? The release of Breath of the Wild‘s first DLC is only a few days away, so the contest has been highlighting the new features heading to the game. Last week focused on one of Link’s new costumes, and it appears this week’s contest will catch a glimpse at BotW‘s Travel Medallion.

One of the most heavily rumored products from Nintendo has finally been unveiled as they have officially announced the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition. Unveiled via Twitter just a short while ago, it is set to be released on September 29th. Aside from the NES and the SNES Classic Editions being about the same size, the SNES version will have an additional controller packed in. The SNES Classic Edition will come with 21 games which of course includes A…

Welcome back, us! We’ve been gone for two weeks due to some real life stuff, but we’re back to talk about Nintendo’s E3! We review the news, and also learn that Andy hates Kirby, which was an interesting piece of news in and of itself. I’ve been messing around with some audio settings, so hopefully the audio’s been better. It’s a bit difficult when I can’t control the entire environment, but hey, what are you gonna do? Enjoy! Podbean |…

Breath of the Wild: Before the Fall The Hylian Army was able to ward off the attack, but it left a lot of damage. The Military Training camp was gone, nothing but ruins left. Link stayed around to help clean up long enough for Mipha to tell him to go home. “You’ve done enough Link, you need to rest.” She said gently. He gestured to the mess of bodies and damage around him. “We will take care it.” She assured,…

Warning: Possible Spoilers Ahead One of the unique things about Breath of the Wild are the shrines located throughout the vast kingdom. These shrines in a way, are very much like a mini-dungeon and test your skills as you figure out how to navigate the shrine. There are also Shrine Quests that come in puzzles or riddles and the player has to figure out how to reveal one of these shrines. These Shrine Quests can also be challenging but provide…

The following article is one I wrote for a series of weekly editorials that appear on my blog called Epic Disasters in Video Game History. As the title suggests, the articles examine some particularly… dubious situations in the history of the video game medium to determine exactly what went wrong and the long term ramifications of these blunders. While most of them don’t deal with The Legend of Zelda in particular, this one did, and I thought that some of…

Hey there, friends. I was a bit too busy trekking around E3 last week to post a new contest, but I have returned, with plenty of new screenshots from the upcoming Breath of the Wild DLC no less. The Switch game’s first DLC pack The Master Trials drops later this month, adding several new costumes to Link’s wardrobe. One outfit featured in the latest trailer was the Tingle costume, and something that fabulous just couldn’t be ignored by the Caption…