Legend of Zelda

Nintendo Switch event time, where to watch, and what to expect

Nintendo Switch event time, where to watch, and what to expect

After months of waiting, Nintendo's Switch reveal event is nearly upon us. Nintendo will be broadcasting live from Tokyo tomorrow (or on January 13 depending on where you happen to be in the world), and this event promises our first official details about a console that has been shrouded in mystery thus far. If you need a bit of a refresher heading into the event, here's all of the stuff you need to know.

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Nintendo Switch accessories leak is a treasury of teasers

Nintendo Switch accessories leak is a treasury of teasers

Leaks about accessories usually aren't that exciting, except when they give juicy hints about the product they're associated with. Especially if said product is the Nintendo Switch, the gaming giant's Hail Mary to remain in the running in today's market. The numerous photos come from Twitter user "DroidXAce" and depict the product line up of gaming accessory maker Hori. While some of the accessories are curious in themselves, even more interesting are hints about the Nintendo Switch itself.

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Original Zelda design docs reveals the craft behind the game

Original Zelda design docs reveals the craft behind the game

The Legend of Zelda is perhaps one of the most iconic franchises in the gaming industry, but the very first game, released just a little over thirty years ago, definitely looks dated by today’s graphics standards. That said, the creation process of the game itself, from the levels to the super memory efficient programming is still a treasury of knowledge and insight even for today’s game developers and designers. Which is why Nintendo generously giving both game makers and players a peak at some of the design documents of the immortal classic.

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Legend of Zelda fan 3D-printed the original game’s overworld map

Legend of Zelda fan 3D-printed the original game’s overworld map

The original Legend of Zelda is a classic for a number of reasons. Not only did the gameplay and story excite players for years to come, but its huge and expansive overworld, an impressive feat in the NES days, kept players exploring for the next dungeon and other secrets. Back then, if players weren't lucky enough to get their hands on the 2D map from Nintendo Power, they'd have to resort to graph paper to keep track of where they'd been.

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Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time soundtrack vinyl to launch next year

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time soundtrack vinyl to launch next year

Vinyls are popular right now, and we’ve seen more than a few special edition soundtracks appear because of this popularity. The latest among them is a vinyl version of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time soundtrack with special artwork and colored vinyl. The vinyl release will be accompanied by a digital soundtrack, which itself will be available earlier next year than the vinyl’s second-quarter 2017 release date.

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Nintendo Switch running Zelda: Breath of the Wild showed off on Fallon

Nintendo Switch running Zelda: Breath of the Wild showed off on Fallon

Nintendo has been teasing us about the Switch game console with bits and pieces of data here and there. The most recent release came when Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime went on the Jimmy Fallon show and took the Switch console with him. The big news here isn't another glimpse at the Switch hardware, it's the game Fallon got to play.

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New Zelda: Breath of the Wild vids finally tease Zelda

New Zelda: Breath of the Wild vids finally tease Zelda

The Legend of Zelda is one of the oddest named video games in history. Although Zelda does play a critical role in the game's world, she isn't exactly the hero(ine) of the stories. That privilege belongs to the (almost always) silent Link. Of course, she's part and parcel of every Zelda game, and though we haven't seen her yet, we presume she's also in the upcoming Breath of the Wild. At The Game Awards, Nintendo finally gives us a glimpse of the princess. Somewhat.

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The 8 best games for an SNES Classic Edition launch

The 8 best games for an SNES Classic Edition launch

Even though an SNES Classic Edition hasn't been officially announced, one has to imagine that Nintendo is planning to release one. The eye-watering success of the NES Classic Edition (it's still sold out everywhere, by the way) proves there's a market for this kind of product, and suggests that an SNES Classic would be another money printer for Nintendo. What games would feature, though? There's a treasure trove of great titles on the SNES, so here are eight I'd like to see on the SNES Classic Edition should it ever arrive.

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Nintendo gives escape rooms a Zelda twist in new US tour

Nintendo gives escape rooms a Zelda twist in new US tour

Nintendo has decided to get in on the escape room craze by building its own Legend of Zelda-themed rooms. As if that weren't exciting enough for any fan of the Zelda franchise, the company will be taking these escape rooms on a US tour called Defenders of the Triforce. The tour will consist of eight stops in major cities across the nation, and will last throughout 2017.

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Nintendo Switch reportedly shuffles major launch titles

Nintendo Switch reportedly shuffles major launch titles

There's been a good amount of conversation about launch titles for the Nintendo Switch, with Mario and Zelda being the front-runners. We've known that a Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been in the works for quite some time, but a new report says that localization of the game is taking longer than expected. As a result, Breath of the Wild may not be a launch title for Switch.

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Get an in-depth look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild in this 40-minute video

Get an in-depth look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild in this 40-minute video

Hot on the heels of the Switch reveal, Nintendo has shared more footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. We're getting a rather in-depth look here, as the video clocks in at more than 40 minutes long. However, don't expect to see it played on the Switch - this video deals exclusively in the Wii U version of the game.

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Nintendo Switch pricing tips, controllers, everything you need to know

Nintendo Switch pricing tips, controllers, everything you need to know

The final evolution of the Nintendo NX is here in the form of a console called Nintendo Switch. Today we're going to run down the details that are available thus far - the important details. We'll also be hypothesizing what it means for the system to be in the form that it is, and what that'll mean to the future of your pocketbook.

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