Category: Zelda News

Just in time for Halloween, ThinkGeek has unveiled a new “Legend of Zelda Classic Sword” creation. This officially licensed Nintendo merchandise is based off of the sword Link uses in the original Legend of Zelda and even makes the classic sword-swipe sounds when swung. It’s available now for $19.99 and is the perfect addition to any old-school Link cosplay. See and hear it in action in ThinkGeek’s product trailer! ThinkGeek’s main product description is as follows: IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO…

Akira Himekawa’s manga adaptation of Twilight Princess has been steadily unfolding in Japan since February 2016. American audiences were finally able to join the adventure earlier this year, with Volume 1 releasing in March and Volume 2 releasing in August. Volume 3 is slated for release next March, and publisher Viz Media has started the hype by releasing an official trailer for the manga series earlier this week. The new minute-long promo highlights some the backstory from Akira Himekawa’s latest…

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…

Merchandise corporation Tokyo Otaku Mode (TOM) is releasing three officially licensed Breath of the Wild plush toys later this month. While all are currently unavailable for preorder, those who opt-to can be notified by email when the products are restocked. The plush toys are of Breath of the Wild Link ($30.00), a Bokoblin ($28.00), and the Sheikah Slate ($40.00). They’re all being produced by San-Ei Co., and those with TOM Premium Memberships receive 5% off all purchases. Here are the descriptions…

Great news for amiibo-hungry Zelda fans in the United States. The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) released two more Children’s Product Certificates on September 18th and 19th, both for Zelda amiibo — the first for the Super Smash Bros. Princess Zelda figure, the second for Toon Link. What’s exciting about the latter amiibo is that it appears it will be released on its own, not coupled with the Toon Zelda amiibo as it had exclusively been when first sold…

As the days get closer, many Zelda fans are eagerly awaiting the release of the next DLC pack for Breath of the Wild and the upcoming Champions amiibo bundle. Now, UK fans can rejoice as they can begin their pre-orders on the amiibo bundle. The retail store GAME, has begun taking pre-orders for the Champions amiibo and will continue to take orders until October 10, 2017. GAME’s price for the four Champions amiibo is about £69.99, which is around $94.00…

According to recent Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) updates, three Link amiibo figures are being reprinted and will be back on North American store shelves soon. CPSIA Children’s Product Certificates issued on September 12th indicate that the Majora’s Mask, 8-Bit, and Super Smash Bros. Link models were all re-manufactured in August and are being imported by Nintendo of America. There’s no evidence suggesting that any other Link or Zelda amiibo are being reissued apart from these three. If these…

GameStop has made available for pre-order all four Breath of the Wild Champion amiibo in a bundle for $63.99. The four amiibo are being released together on November 10th and will unlock gear in the game. You can find the listing on GameStop’s website right here. Update: GameStop’s website currently indicates that the bundle is “no longer available for purchase”. But what do you guys think? Are you all hyped for the upcoming Zelda DLC and the amiibo? Let us know…