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For some seasoned fans, the original The Legend of Zelda for the NES has lost some its magic over many, many repeat playthroughs. Luckily, the Zelda Randomizer project has strived to eliminate this staleness by making every playthough of the game a brand new experience. Since its release in March of last year, the Zelda Randomizer has allowed players to customize and randomize several aspects of the Zelda experience, from cave / dungeon locations, to item placements, to enemy spawns. The project recently released its 2.3 update, adding several new features to the mix...

Valentine's Day is only a few days away, and it might be time for you to buy something nice for the special Zelda fan in your life. If you find yourself in this situation, Nintendo UK is currently holding a Valentine's Day Sale on its online store, offering discounts on several Zelda items for both men and women. So if you want to snag some Zelda merch for a certain lad or lady, Nintendo UK is offering 14% off select items...

During Nintendo's financial results briefing last week, company president Tatsumi Kimishima responded to a number of questions regarding the future of Nintendo systems. His responses reflected a positive outlook for the future of the 3DS, as he is anticipating the release of some unannounced large-scale titles for the system in the near future. Kimishima also assessed the future of the Wii U, as he would like to see Nintendo release more games for the console with the same reputation as Super Mario Maker and Splatoon...

Wii U and Nintendo 3DS is will be performing maintenance the rest of this week, starting this evening. It will affect online play, rankings, etc. in games. This maintenance will not completely shut down online play services, but will be a significant series of updates and fixes. All updates will be taking place across Wednesday, Feb. 3 to Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Here’s a complete list of the scheduled maintenance and which consoles they’ll be affecting...

Nintendo's first mobile app, Miitomo, is set to launch in March of this year, alongside a brand new rewards program called My Nintendo. Promising a more comprehensive service than its predecessor Club Nintendo, My Nintendo will interact with various Nintendo products including Miitomo. Adding to yesterday's news coming out of Nintendo's financial results, the company put out a press release today confirming the launch details of Miitomo and My Nintendo, and how the services will interact with each other...

Howard Phillips, a former consultant for Nintendo of America, shared his thoughts regarding his time with The Legend of Zelda. Phillips described that he was probably one of the first Americans to play the original game. Phillips remembers that he played it on a Famicom that he kept on his warehouse desk. At the time the game had not been translated yet, he reminisces that the in game hints and other text had been written in...

Earlier today, news came out of Japan that Nintendo "was looking at Virtual Reality." Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki spoke to Nintendo president Kimishima about VR after the company's financial release, to which he said as the head of a game firm, "no one can say not interested.” Kimishima then added that "Nintendo needs more time and effort" to assess VR technology.

This definitely makes me doubt that NX will have VR capabilities at launch, if at all. WSJ reporter Mochizuki...

UPDATE: It has been said that Nintendo's third app will also feature top IP.

We know Nintendo's first smartphone app, Miitomo, will be releasing soon in March. The question is, what next? After Miitomo, what smartphone app will Nintendo bring to the mobile market? Nintendo has chosen not to say much on the subject, but they did say that it will feature one of their "best-known characters." This could very well be Mario from the Super Mario franchise, but there is also a chance it could be our very own Link...

Nintendo's mysterious NX hardware has been surrounded with rumors ever since it was announced last year. While we know almost nothing about it, we do know that it is most likely a home console. I think it's a safe assumption to say we all want Nintendo to tell us more details about this mysterious NX, and they may be doing just that very soon. President Kimishima states that Nintendo will give an update on NX "not too late in the course of this year..."

Nintendo's investor briefing just confirmed that the company is indeed "looking at Virtual Reality." This could mean nothing, but it could mean everything. If they are just now considering Virtual Reality, then it's a safe assumption to say that NX will not have any sort of VR capabilities at launch. After all, dev kits are already rumored to be going out.

If Nintendo does allow NX to have VR capabilities, what will that mean for Zelda? Perhaps Zelda NX or a game after it be based...