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Breath of the Wild: Before the Fall Before the revelation of the chosen hero, before the fall of Hyrule, there was an uneasy peace. It was always understood that evil lurked just over the horizon. Follow the story leading up to the great calamity and see just how the heroes of Hyrule came to be. Metal hit rock with a clang as the lightweight sword slashed through the air, missing its target.  The hard hit reverberated through the hands of…

Attention all aspiring writers! Last week, Alfred made a post announcing our new adventure for Fan Fiction Fridays. We gave you, the readers, the chance to vote on how you would like Fan Fiction Fridays to function. Here are the results: Zelda Informer “Fan Fiction Fridays” Poll Option 1: Long-Running Story/Choose Your Own Adventure (50%, 69 Votes) Option 3: Community Submissions (38%, 52 Votes) Option 2: Staff Short Stories (12%, 16 Votes) After taking into consideration the results of the…

Only Nintendo can come out of left field with an announcement like that of the New 2DS XL. Remember all the hints and teasers leading up to the possibility of a new addition to the DS family? Neither do I. However, as far as announcements go, Nintendo might have just excited us all about a handheld console we never even knew we wanted. Compared to the original 2DS, the New 2DS XL has 82% larger screens while remaining lightweight and still…

Fast traveling between shrines in Breath of the Wild is now a thing of the past when you can just fly your very own Guardian through the skies of Hyrule. YouTube user nesis has put together a video guide that takes us step by step on how to fly a Guardian. It sounds difficult, but nesis makes it look so easy. All they use is the Guardian, a raft, the Cryonis rune, and a Korok leaf. Can you imagine trying to get a…

After a week off, Andy and I are back to talk about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and The Switch. What else did you think we were going to talk about? For those of you worried about spoilers, fret not. We made a conscious effort to avoid getting into spoiler territory. Instead, we just discuss overall opinions of the game as well as a few standout moments from it. Then, for those of you that want to hear…

In case you’ve missed the opportunity to get your hands on a Special Edition of Breath of the Wild for the Switch, Dell currently has some available for pre-order here for $99.99. Remember that the Special Edition includes the game, a tapestry Relic of Hyrule: Calamity Ganon map, a Sheikah Slate Switch carrying case, the Breath of the Wild soundtrack CD, and a Sheikah Eye collectable coin. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to snag a Special Edition of…

Breath of the Wild is almost upon us, and yet, it still feels so far away. However, the highly anticipated new addition to the Zelda franchise isn’t the only thing being released on Friday, March 3rd. There’s the Switch, the five new Breath of the Wild amiibo, a recently announced DLC expansion pack, and for fans in Japan, a 3,000 yen, Breath of the Wild themed prepaid card for Nintendo! All those Zelda goodies need to be purchased somehow, so why…

Nintendo is releasing a series of books in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Zelda franchise, and one of these is titled Hyrule Encyclopedia. The encyclopedia is 320 pages long, and covers many topics, ranging from descriptions of characters, items, terminology, and more. Currently, the book is not scheduled for release outside of Japan, however the cover art was revealed by Amazon Japan and it looks quite fantastic. Even though there is no official announcement for the book’s release outside of Japan, I…

Nintendo has been marketing the Switch as much as they can in recent months, and following the Super Bowl and their commercial for the upcoming console, large ads have been spotted at Tokyo Station. The ads show off Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and the console itself. Nintendo is advertising in full force, showing off the Switch at big events, as well as places that see lots of foot traffic. The Switch is definitely something…

When you think of the Superbowl, people are usually divided into at least two categories. You have the people that watch it for the football, and you have the people who are far more excited for the different trailers and advertisements that you’ll see in between. I, for one, as an Australian, fall into the second category and Nintendo sure has something for us during this years Superbowl. Recently, Nintendo announced that during this years Superbowl they would be airing…