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Meet The Pixel Artist Recreating Breath of The Wild Scenes In 8-Bit

On Tuesday, Instagram user ncxaesthetic began uploading a series of “screenshots” in which he took iconic scenes from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and rendered them in the 8-bit pixel art style of the Game Boy Color Zelda games like Link’s Awakening DX. Here, for example, is a scene from early in […]

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Breath Of The Wild Is Getting A Sequel Because The Team Had Too Many DLC Ideas (And Other Info From Zelda’s Producer)

Breath of the Wild is getting a sequel because the team had too many ideas for downloadable content, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma told me last week in Los Angeles. We also talked about how the Link’s Awakening remake came about, why Zelda games haven’t offered button remapping, and work conditions at Nintendo.Read more… Continue […]

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The Internet Reacts To Zelda’s New Haircut

All it took was two minutes and one surprise trailer for Nintendo to turn a sleepy E3 to an explosive bonanza—but that’s what happens when you announce a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, perhaps the most beloved game in recent memory. The trailer cryptically hinted at something extremely dark and…Read […]

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Breath Of The Wild Sequel Producer Won’t Say If You Can Play As Zelda

When Nintendo teased a sequel to Breath of the Wild at the end of yesterday’s Direct, it left everyone with one big question: Can you play as Zelda? Legendary series producer Eiji Aonuma knows the answer. He’s just not saying.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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10 Minutes Of The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening On Switch

The Switch remake of 1993's The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is here at E3, and we’ve capped as much footage of it as we can to show you. It’s beautiful, largely faithful to the source material and just a bit stumbly on the framerate, which they can hopefully smooth out by the game’s September […]

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Zelda Fan Creates Their Own Tabletop RPG

Nintendo’s idea of role-playing is pretty light, so if fans want something with a bit more substance, it’s up to them to make their own fun. Like Elemental Knight has with Reclaim The Wild, a complete RPG system they’ve created so that folks can have their own adventures through Hyrule.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Zelda’s ‘Black Sheep’ Is My Favorite In The Series

Because it changes up so much of what we’ve come to consider the traditonal Zelda formula, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is often considered the dark horse in the series. But I loved the switch to a side-scrolling action RPG with towns and NPCs. The story of how I played Zelda II is closely […]

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The Pleasure Of Playing A Randomized Version Of The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

To defeat the final enemy in Ocarina of Time, you need to have the light arrows. You get them right near the end of the Zelda game by the series’ famous princess. When Carbonwater was playing the Zelda classic one time not too long ago, he just couldn’t find those arrows. Princess Zelda didn’t have […]

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Here’s Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Can it really be that time again? Awesome Games Done Quick is upon us once more, showcasing the very best and very fastest of speedrunners in a week-long marathon of Personal Bests and ridiculous glitch manipulations.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Player Discovers That The Legend Of Zelda Has A ‘Minus World’ Too

There’s an infamous, hidden level in the original Super Mario Bros. called World -1 that is glitched and impossible to complete. Dubbed Minus World, it was never meant to be played, instead serving as a hidden depository for data in the game that exists outside of the main path. Super Mario Bros. isn’t the only […]

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Switch Online Now Lets You Cheat At The Legend Of Zelda

Today, Nintendo continued to build out the NES library in its Switch Online app with the previously-announced addition of NES Open Tournament Golf, Solomon’s Key, and Super Dodge Ball. But it also had a surprise: “Living the life of luxury!,” a hacked save file for The Legend of Zelda that starts players out with a… […]

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Breath Of The Wild Gets Official Placement On The Zelda Timeline, But There Are Shenanigans

Since The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild came out in March 2017, fans have been dying to know where it fits on the series’ official timeline. Now, Nintendo has provided an answer—sort of. Breath of the Wild is way at the end, but it’s not connected to the rest of the timeline. In […]

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