Despite the fact that Nintendo went against the grain with its style of E3 presentation this year, what we saw on display was more or less what we've come to expect from the company, including the Zelda games. Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma is more than aware of this, though, and, as he told Engadget, "If we don't change we might die." Read on for more.
Stop-motion animator Counter656 has pulled off some impressive feats in the past, from Dragon Ball Z to Armored Core, and the latest is pretty awesome. In the first part of a stop-motion Zelda short, Link finds himself in a pickle and summons some help from an unexpected source. Check it out after the jump!
, who worked with Ubisoft to produce the Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon tie-in Blood Dragon: The Cyber War, have put together a neat Legend of Zelda tribute. "Link's Shadow" sees Link take up arms against Dark Link in cosplay action. Get a look after the jump.
If you missed out on Max Factory's slick 1/8 scale Metroid: Other M Zero Suit Samus figure, you're in luck. The figure is getting a re-release, and is now up for pre-order, with availability scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013. Pics and more past the jump.
One of Nintendo's most exciting announcements of late was the reveal of a Nintendo 3DS successor to the Super Nintendo classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. In a recent Japanese Wii U Direct presentation, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma said the follow-up has been in the works at Nintendo since 2011. Read on for more.
Nintendo is getting ready to kick off more performances of The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concerts, with a "season 2" returning to eight cities from the previous tour, as well as a couple of new locations in North America. Peep the dates past the break.
One of the biggest announcements this week was Nintendo's follow-up to the 1991 classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The 3DS game may not have an official title yet, but folks were able to take it for a spin in San Francisco yesterday. Peep some extended footage past the jump.
Nintendo saved the best for last in this morning's Nintendo Direct press conference, with the announcement of a new Zelda game for Nintendo 3DS. This isn't just any old Zelda game, though. This one is a follow-up to one of the best games of all time, 1991's The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Video and more after the jump!
Aaron Diaz, author of the Dresden Codak webcomic, was inspired enough by Anita Sarkeesian's "Tropes vs. Women" study that he came up with a pitch for a new twist on Nintendo's Zelda series. The Legend of Zelda: Clockwork Empire would put Zelda in the heroic spotlight as an "aspiring Battle-Mage," while Link is a noble, but oblivious, prince. Check it out after the jump.
In an impressive video using GameCube footage of Wind Waker, the folks over at Cubed3 run through the various ways Nintendo could adapt Link's cel-shaded adventure to both Wii remote and GamePad controls.
Another highlight of this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation was the unveiling of an HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. To help ease the wait for the next big Zelda game, Nintendo will be releasing Wind Waker HD on Wii U this fall. More after the jump.
Shamoozal and GoNintendo collaboration Read Only Memory has a new animated video out, and this time the series is taking on Link's first boss fight in the original The Legend of Zelda. Watch as the formerly 8-bit battle becomes fully realized in the short piece of animation after the jump.
It's a few days old now, but Freddie Wong's tribute to The Legend of Zelda is worth sharing for a variety of reasons. Not only are the effects really well done as usual, but the video also features a seriously mischievous Link as portrayed by violinist Lindsey Stirling. Watch as Link smashes pots past the break!
Hopefully you have your order in for Dark Horse's release of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, which was Amazon's #1 book back in August. The gorgeous hardcover tome is due out on January 29, 2013, and Dark Horse is getting everyone pumped with the video preview after the jump.