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Wind Waker’s Ending Was Incredibly Badass

My kids have started playing Wind Waker recently—for the record, my favourite game of all time—and it’s been a joy seeing them encounter everything for the first time. Gasping at Aryll’s abduction, laughing at the Killer Bees, screaming “this stealth level is the worst I hate it”. I wonder, though, what they’ll make…Read more… Continue […]

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Majora’s Mask Still Hits Hard 20 Years Later

The Legend of the Zelda: Majora’s Mask is 20 years old. It’s been the dawn of the final day for two decades, and looking back after all this time reveals one of the most interesting games of its time. It’s creative use of limited assets led to an experience drenched in anxiety. Existential, human, experimental.…Read […]

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Legend Of Zelda Keycaps For Heroic Keyboards

All keyboards have letters. Most have numbers and arrows. A keyboard sporting GMK Hero, an upcoming keycap set inspired by The Legend of Zelda, can have all of those plus hearts, shields, swords, ocarinas, bombs, and hookshots. It’s like having a hero’s arsenal at your fingertips. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Legend Of Zelda Keycaps For Heroic Keyboards

All keyboards have letters. Most have numbers and arrows. A keyboard sporting GMK Hero, an upcoming keycap set inspired by The Legend of Zelda, can have all of those plus hearts, shields, swords, ocarinas, bombs, and hookshots. It’s like having a hero’s arsenal at your fingertips. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How Speedrunners Can Now Beat Ocarina of Time In Under Eight Minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, one of the most beloved games of all time, has always had a devoted community of speedrunners—people who try to complete the game as quickly as humanly possible. Ocarina of Time, released in 1998 for the Nintendo 64, usually takes around 20-30 hours to finish. Using bugs and…Read […]

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After Confessing To Playing 300 Hours Of Breath Of The Wild, St. Vincent Realizes She’s Played 300 Hours Of Breath Of The Wild

The above picture is of indie rock artist St. Vincent from a recent interview with Variety. It’s also the face of someone who would rather be playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild than admitting how many hundreds of hours they’ve already spent with it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Wii U Games That Still Need To Come To Switch

With Platinum Games bringing The Wonderful 101 to Switch via a Kickstarter campaign, that’s one more former Wii U exclusive that’s being moved to Nintendo’s newer, much more successful console. As of now, there are a few major games still stuck on the Wii U, but only a few that will likely end up on […]

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The Wii U Games That Still Need To Come To Switch

With Platinum Games bringing The Wonderful 101 to Switch via a Kickstarter campaign, that’s one more former Wii U exclusive that’s being moved to Nintendo’s newer, much more successful console. As of now, there are a few major games still stuck on the Wii U, but only a few that will likely end up on […]

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The Wii U Games That Still Need To Come To Switch

With Platinum Games bringing The Wonderful 101 to Switch via a Kickstarter campaign, that’s one more former Wii U exclusive that’s being moved to Nintendo’s newer, much more successful console. As of now, there are a few major games still stuck on the Wii U, but only a few that will likely end up on […]

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Actually, It’s Good When Video Games Start With Your Character Waking Up

A whole lot of video games begin with your character waking up. It’s one of those things that you can’t stop noticing once you start. Most Zelda games start this way, as well as any number of classic role-playing games like Chrono Trigger. The awakening scene in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a popular meme. […]

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Majora’s Mask Glitch Warps Players Into Developer Test Room

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is having something of a glitch renaissance. One particular glitch that allows player to re-write memory values has allowed speedrunners to achieve a Holy Grail trick and warp to the moon. But where else can it go? Well, if done properly, you can even warp behind the scenes.The…Read more… Continue […]

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Players Find Holy Grail Of Majora’s Mask Speedrunning

Every game has the one trick that speedrunners are searching for, the one trick that completely changes the game. Famously, Wind Waker speedruns were blown open once players found a way to break through an impassable barrier. For Majora’s Mask, the Holy Grail has always been warping directly to the final dungeon on…Read more… Continue […]

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The Bite-Sized Link’s Awakening Is The Perfect Follow-Up To Breath Of The Wild

How do you create a follow-up to Breath of the Wild? The Switch launch game was a massive rethinking of the Legend of Zelda series, a colossal non-linear open world in which players could create their own journey. As it turns out, the perfect way to follow that was with a Zelda that is as […]

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Link’s Awakening’s Big ‘Twist’ Is Mind-Blowing When You’re Eight

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is a mystery. Link, the hero of the Zelda games, wakes up after getting shipwrecked on Koholint Island. He meets a mysterious owl who tells him that in order to return home, he must wake the Wind Fish, the guardian of the island, who is currently asleep in a […]

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Start Off Your Day With A Bowl Of Legend Of Zelda Lego Cereal

Lego artist Baron Von Brunk, builder of transforming Game Boys and massive working NES controllers, is pioneering a new method of stop-motion animation featuring a mix of custom-built Lego puppets and live-action shots. This new project begins, appropriately enough, with a complete The Legend of Zelda breakfast. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Start Off Your Day With A Bowl Of Legend Of Zelda Lego Cereal

Lego artist Baron Von Brunk, builder of transforming Game Boys and massive working NES controllers, is pioneering a new method of stop-motion animation featuring a mix of custom-built Lego puppets and live-action shots. This new project begins, appropriately enough, with a complete The Legend of Zelda breakfast. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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