Category: Original Content

“Euwgh,” Revali groaned. How could these Goron live in this sweltering heat? It was as if it was a hellish wasteland devoid of life and… intelligence. It wasn’t that Revali thought himself better than the Goron. Okay, that’s not true at all. Revali actually saw them as lesser beings. Not in the sense that they mattered less, but rather that they were quite unintelligent. To the winged archer, the Goron were as dumb as the rocks they ate. Zelda could…

While I do like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I do agree that the dungeons and bosses in the game are a bit lackluster. They may have been cool in theory and I do certainly like the rewards you get for beating them, but the bosses and the way through the dungeons made them feel very short and small. Recently, I decided to rewatch some old speed runs, only to come across one of the NES’s classic…

Hey everyone! Artists Of Legend, Zelda Informer’s new Original Content series, began last Thursday, and this week we’re back with the results and a new challenge. Considering how new this series is, I was pleasantly surprised to receive four terrific submissions. As I expected and previously seen, the Legend of Zelda community has some very talented artists in its midst. Last Weeks Challenge Last week, I prompted you to submit art of your own creation of Link drawing the Master…

Hyrule Castle serves as the definitive end goal of Link’s adventure in Breath of the Wild. With the structure always lingering in sight as our hero overcomes challenges within the kingdom, we know that scaling its walls and confronting Calamity Ganon will be our final test before saving Zelda. Hyrule Castle is a thrilling, climactic moment; it’s an awesome set piece with great music and a true sense of urgency. And for players that went through the trouble of awakening…

The Oracle games are notable for featuring three animal companions with very different special abilities that shape the gameplay. Dimitri is a Dodongo capable of swimming up waterfalls and against strong river currents; Moosh is a flying bear that can hover in the air for quite some time, allowing Link to cross holes in the land safely; and Ricky is a boxing kangaroo that can jump short distances and scale walls with Link in his pouch. Depending on how the…

Towns are a crucial element of the Legend of Zelda series. Going all the way back to Adventure of Link, towns provide a nice contrast to the enemy-filled overworlds in the series. Whether it’s meeting new characters, gaining important items or information for your quest, or taking some time out to play a minigame, we like our towns to have some depth. In this week’s entry in the Hyrule Compendium, Mases and I go over some of our favorites. We want to know what you…

With The Legend of Zelda : Breath of the Wild, many of us were surprised when the whole theme of the typical dungeon’s was removed and replaced by the Divine Beasts. What was once a rather arduous (and sometimes hair pulling) adventure became, in my opinion, more about puzzle solving than anything. Such as “How do I get across Vah Medoh without falling to my death?” or  “How am I supposed to connect these electrical lines for Vah Ruta, because this isn’t…

Hello again, everyone. Have you noticed a sudden chill in the air? Have you felt a foreboding presence looming in the night’s sky? These are perfectly appropriate phenomena as we move ever-closer toward Halloween night and our Caption Contest continues to unleash freakish images for your sinister delight. But maybe something spookier is about to arise; maybe we’re seeing the harbingers of the deathly Blood Moon.

The bosses of Zelda are some of the biggest features of their respective games and in many ways have influenced boss designs in the industry as a whole. From the introductory minions like Queen Gohma to the epic final confrontations with foes like Demon King Demise, a boss can be the thing we anticipate most in Zelda dungeons. But what makes a good battle? What makes these encounters so tense or symbolic? Let’s explore these questions while we design our own boss! Feel…

Although no concrete date has been given yet, Breath of the Wild’s Champions’ Ballad DLC is still scheduled to arrive before the end of this year. The story expansion will reportedly take place after the events of the main game, as well as feature a new dungeon. Beyond that information, though, DLC Pack 2 is shrouded in mystery. With that said, what’s the one thing that, above all else, you hope Breath of the Wild’s last hurrah accomplishes? Are you crossing your…