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Zelda Flipnote animations, made by the Nintendo of America staff

What better way for the Nintendo of America staff to show its love for Zelda's 25th anniversary than to make art on the DS itself? Here's a quick roundup of some cute NoA creations for Flipnote Studio, posted to YouTube by a fan from the Nintendo Channel....

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Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary shirt is a real treasure, for a limited time

You enter the quiet, overgrown cavern by pushing open the heavy stone door with all your might. Inside, sunlight streams through the broken ceiling, and dust that hasn't been disturbed in hundreds of years lazily floats through the air, shaken up by your entrance. The sunbeams land on the summit ...

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The official Legend of Zelda timeline isn't entirely official yet

But it's getting close -- game translator GlitterBerri used the above video of the Hyrule Historia, a history book edited by Zelda developer Eiji Aonuma, to create the below timeline of events throughout Zelda's history. This is the closest we've seen to an official timeline, but it may y...

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword save files repaired by Wii channel

What's that, Link? You say your progress in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has been halted by a game-breaking sequence of events? And that I must deliver expository text because you're unable to speak? Alright then. Nintendo's corrective strategy for Skyward Sword, which will strike you as...

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What motion controls could do for JRPGs

This is a column by Jason Schreier dedicated to the analysis (and occasional mocking) of his favorite genre, the Japanese role-playing game. Whether it's because they're too antiquated or just too niche, he believes JRPGs don't get enough attention in the gaming industry today. It's time to change t...

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Nintendo to repair buggy Zelda: Skyward Sword save files

While Bethesda scrambles to control unforeseen events born from thousands of characters, objects and dragons interacting with each other in the sprawling land of Skyrim, Nintendo addresses a game-breaking error that occurs if you complete one of three quests in the wrong order ... and then talk t...

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Get a golden nunchuck to go with your golden Wiimote from Japan's Club Nintendo

Admit it: Your flair for fashion, design and symmetry has prevented you from fully appreciating the gold-colored Wii Remote Plus that came bundled with special edition versions of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Hey, we're not judging! Take one look at our wardrobe and you'll know our meticulous approach t...

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Shigeru Miyamoto 'retiring from current position' at Nintendo, working on smaller games [update: Nintendo denies]

Update: A Nintendo spokesperson tells Reuters that the report of Shigeru Miyamoto stepping down to a different position is "absolutely not true." The company asserts the story is a "misunderstanding," and that Miyamoto has "no intention" of stepping down. Original story: "I'm not saying that I...

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Oops! Game-halting bug in Skyward Sword (and how to avoid it)

If you're currently many hours deep into The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword -- say, around the "Song of the Hero" quest -- you'd better be careful. According to an email from Nintendo sent to Zelda Informer, you may encounter a game-breaking glitch if you complete tasks in a certain order during ...

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Indie composers craft The Legend of Zelda tribute album

OC ReMix revisits the grand history of Zelda with a new tribute and remix album, "25YEARLEGEND." The project draws together 18 experienced indie musicians, including the producer of Minecraft's tunes to spelunk by. It's available as a free download here. Even though Zelda's music has been remi...

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