Category: Nintendo News

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…

This morning, Nintendo released a trailer showing that Monster Hunter Stories, the latest spinoff of the Monster Hunter franchise, will be receiving Legend of Zelda DLC this week on September 28th. The DLC will include Epona as your tamed monster, as well as Link’s traditional green outfit and the Master Sword. Additionally, the DLC will include Majora’s Mask as a special helmet for your palico companion. As a long time fan of the Monster Hunter series, I love seeing Zelda DLC…

During Bethesda’s E3 conference earlier this year, we learned that special Zelda gear would be included in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Nintendo Switch. That announcement revealed that players would be able to use compatible Zelda amiibo to unlock the Master Sword, Hylian Shield, Champion’s Tunic, and additional loot in the upcoming port. But today’s Nintendo Direct revealed a bit more about this content’s availability in Skyrim. While Zelda amiibo can be used to unlock these special items immediately in-game, the latest trailer for the Switch…

The latest Nintendo Direct digital event will take place today at 6 P.M. ET / 3 P.M. PT, and you can watch the live stream right here with us. Nintendo promises to showcase Switch and 3DS titles releasing over the next few months, so we’re anticipating seeing more of Super Mario Odyssey at the very least. But will we see any Zelda content during the Direct? I guess we’ll just have to wait and see. Are you hoping to see…

There is good news for Nintendo fans today, as a press release from Nintendo has confirmed that they are increasing the number of shipments for the SNES Classic. The NES Classic will also be returning to shelves in 2018. The SNES Classic will ship more units on launch day than the NES Classic did last year, and there will be regular shipments to stores following it’s launch. The NES Classic is also scheduled to return to shelves in Summer 2018….

If you have been looking to add any new Zelda-themed hardware to your collection, you need not wait very long. Hardware manufacturer PowerA will be releasing a new Breath of the Wild-inspired controller for the Nintendo Switch. This black and gold Zelda controller is scheduled for release on October 23, with pre-orders currently available on Amazon for $29.99 USD. Officially licensed by Nintendo, this new controller features a sleek Breath of the Wild design. The hardware touts soft-touch rubber grips, six…

In celebration of the SNES Classic Edition, Nintendo has released some retro Nintendo Power covers for 3 classic SNES titles, and one of them is A Link To The Past. On their Facebook page, Nintendo has asked fans attending the PAX West 2017 event to join the Nintendo Minute panel and receive a physical copy of the covers. In addition to the classic Zelda title, there are posters for Super Mario World and the never-before-released Star Fox 2. If you are a…