Category: Nintendo News

Development of Ocarina of Time 3D, Majora’s Mask 3D, and Tri Force Heroes was overseen by Japanese developer Grezzo, the same team behind the 3DS RPG Ever Oasis. It would seem that the developer is recruiting staff for a brand new project, recently placing an “emergency recruitment” notice on their website. Perhaps most interesting about this notice is that the banner, when translated, reads, “Would you like to make a legend together 2.” While information is sparse, this phrase has led some…

If you were planning on doing some shopping this Black Friday, Nintendo will be rolling out two new Zelda-related bundles to make your trip on that crazy day a little bit easier. The first bundle confirms that an Explorer’s Edition of Breath of the Wild is on the way, which includes the Switch version of the game, a two-sided map, and a 100-page explorer’s guide. The retail price for the Explorer’s Edition is set at $59.99 with a release date of…

Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma recently shared a special message with fans at PAX Australia, thanking them for their support of the franchise while also expressing his shock at the myriad ways fans are completing Breath of the Wild. He also used this opportunity to confirm that the four Champions amiibo will be available for purchase starting November 10th, and that The Champion’s Ballad DLC Pack will still be available by the end of the year. He asks fans to wait…

Look out Link – Super Mario is returned today and poised to challenge for the Game of the Year title that seemed to be safely locked around The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s waist. Reviews for Super Mario Odyssey have been pouring in today, and they’re not unlike the type of reviews that Breath of the Wild garnered upon its release – namely that it’s a breath of fresh air into the series and a modern masterpiece. Rarely…

The 3DS XL is one of the latest gaming consoles in Nintendo’s DS family, following the success of the DS, DSi, and 3DS. Recently, Nintendo unveiled the SNES-Themed 3DS XL, no doubt related to the release of the SNES Classic Edition earlier this year. Previously thought to be exclusive to Europe, we’ve learned that this new 3DS console is now available for pre-order in the United States. You can pre-order your SNES-themed 3DS XL here for $199.99. But what do you…

Yesterday’s Nintendo Switch Firmware update added a few new features, such as Video Capture, USB Headset Support, a Joy-Con Controller firmware update, and the ability to transfer data. However, that’s not all Nintendo has added. In Japan, Nintendo has added the option for eShop pre-loads, which was first implemented with the Wii U and 3DS. This option allows users to purchase a game ahead of time and download most of the necessary data, only to download the rest in a…

Nintendo has recently released a software update not for the Switch itself but rather for the Joy-Con controllers. To update your Joy-Cons, visit System Settings and then head to the “Controllers and Sensors” tab. Then, click on “Update Controllers” and the Joy-Cons will be updated in just a few seconds! While it is currently unknown what the update adds, there is no doubt that Nintendo will reveal that information in the future. Source: Nintendo Everthing

Video Capture has finally come to Nintendo Switch. Releasing alongside the console’s 4.0.0 system update, the Nintendo Switch video capture function will allow players to record 30-second video clips in compatible games. Nintendo has uploaded a release trailer for this new feature, explaining exactly how video capture works. Players could always tap the Capture Button on their Switch gamepad to snap screenshots of gameplay. But with this new update, briefly holding the Capture Button will now record and save the last…

Dark Horse’s Hyrule Historia and Arts & Artifacts were well-received by many Zelda fans, with both containing several insights into the story and art of the series. Excitingly, it was recently announced that a follow-up, The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia, will be joining the two books as part of the “Goddess Collection”. The encyclopedia will contain a 320-page comprehensive guide of every Zelda game between The Legend of Zelda and Twilight Princess HD, with descriptions and explanations of items, characters, and character relationships. It…

Whether you like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or not, there is no denying that it took the gaming community by storm with its high review scores and the awards it received. On top of receiving a perfect 40/40 by Famitsu as well as being referred to by some as one of the greatest video games of all time, the game now has another trophy to take home: The Japan Game Awards’ Game of the Year. The…