Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD trailer takes us back to the beginning

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD trailer takes us back to the beginning

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is right around the corner, and Nintendo today delivered yet another new trailer for the game. The company has released a series of trailers for Skyward Sword HD that cover a number of different topics - the first was an overview trailer that introduced us to the world of Skyward Sword, while the second showed us the quality of life changes that will be present in the game. This new trailer offers more standard fare, showing off some gameplay and setting the stage for the game.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD trailer reveals the big changes

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD trailer reveals the big changes

We are precisely two weeks out from the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on Nintendo Switch. As the name implies, this is an HD remaster of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, a game that originally launched for the Wii 10 years ago in 2011. In the lead-up to release, Nintendo has published a few different explainer trailers - first was a rather long overview trailer, and today we're getting a trailer that walks us through some of the quality of life updates that will be present in the Switch version.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD trailer preps us to return to Skyloft

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD trailer preps us to return to Skyloft

Following E3 2021, we know that Nintendo has quite a few major releases lined up for the Switch in the latter half of the year. One of those releases is right around the corner, as The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is launching on July 16th. Ahead of that release, Nintendo has published an overview trailer that prepares new players - or those who haven't played the game since it launched all those years ago - to dive in and explore the world of Skyward Sword.

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Yes, Breath of the Wild 2 has an actual title and no, we can’t tell you it yet

Yes, Breath of the Wild 2 has an actual title and no, we can’t tell you it yet

There's a lot of hype riding behind Breath of the Wild 2, but one thing a lot of people are undoubtedly wondering is when Nintendo will stop referring to the game as "the sequel to Breath of the Wild." Does the game have an actual title? It obviously does, but Nintendo doesn't want to share that title just yet because it doesn't want to spoil portions of the game.

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The Legend of Zelda Game & Watch is coming with four games

The Legend of Zelda Game & Watch is coming with four games

Nintendo just wrapped up its Direct showcase for E3, and, as expected, it was chock full of new and upcoming titles for the Nintendo Switch. One announcement, in particular, however, seemed almost out of place not just because of its target device but also because of the games that the device will house. Just like it did last year with Super Mario Bros., Nintendo is marking The Legend of Zelda's 35th anniversary this year with the release of a specially themed Game & Watch that contains three classic Zelda games plus one surprise title.

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Breath of the Wild sequel trailer takes us to the skies above Hyrule

Breath of the Wild sequel trailer takes us to the skies above Hyrule

A lot of Switch owners went into E3 2021 hoping to see more from the sequel to Breath of the Wild, and sure enough, that's precisely what we got to close out the show. While details are still pretty slim, we did get to see a new trailer that reveals some of the game's new mechanics. Get ready to get some air because it looks like we're heading to the skies for this sequel.

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Nintendo Direct 2021 round-up: The biggest game news just confirmed

Nintendo Direct 2021 round-up: The biggest game news just confirmed

Clocking in at a hair over 50 minutes long, Nintendo's latest Direct was no brief affair. There was a lot covered during the presentation, and there's a good reason for that, as this was the first traditional Direct Nintendo has hosted in quite some time. In case you missed it, we'll be briefly recapping all of the announcements here, along with embedding the VOD of Direct so you can watch it from start to finish if you wish.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD remaster for Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD remaster for Switch

We expected some kind of announcement regarding The Legend of Zelda franchise during today's Nintendo Direct, and that's precisely what we got. While we didn't hear anything new about the sequel to Breath of the Wild today, we did get word that Skyward Sword is getting an HD remaster on Nintendo Switch. This re-release has been rumored for a long time, and now it looks like it's finally happening.

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Nintendo Switch Pro tip puts holiday Zelda plans on hold

Nintendo Switch Pro tip puts holiday Zelda plans on hold

The last few Nintendo Switch fans holding out hope for a "Pro" model in the year 2020 may have finally given in. Tips from insider sources and leaks this week suggest that the Nintendo Switch Pro has a tentative release date schedule set around the holiday season - but a year from now. Given the monstrous continued sales of the original Nintendo Switch along with the bevy of super-successful games released in the last few months, Nintendo's schedule suggests your best bet is spending that holiday cash on games here in the next few weeks.

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Switch gets a release date

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Switch gets a release date

Nintendo announced today that Hyrule Warriors is getting a sequel, more than six years after it initially launched for Wii U and three years after it was ported to Switch. Dubbed Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, this new game takes place 100 years before the events of Breath of the Wild. While this probably isn't what fans were expecting out of a Breath of the Wild prequel given the vast differences in gameplay between the two, it will give us a look into the Great Calamity that turned Hyrule Castle and the surrounding area into a wasteland.

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Switch port rumors just got a big boost

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Switch port rumors just got a big boost

Back when the Switch was still just a budding console coming into its own, we heard rumors that claimed Nintendo was considering porting The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword to the platform. Nintendo quickly quashed those rumors, saying it had no plans to bring the game forward to the Switch. Indeed, that was the last we heard of a Skyward Sword port for Nintendo Switch - until today, that is.

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening review – Second time’s the charm

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening review – Second time’s the charm

Though I count The Legend of Zelda as one of my favorite game franchises, I’ve never properly played Link’s Awakening. When I was a kid, my Game Boy served mostly as a vehicle for Pokemon, and though I’d always heard good things about Link’s Awakening, I never actually gave it a decent chance. Luckily for me, Nintendo has remade the game for the Switch, giving me a chance to play it without having to bust out a decades-old handheld. For those who may be in the same boat, is Link’s Awakening a safe buy on the Switch?

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