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Eiji Aonuma's Ocarina of Time anecdote hits the heartstrings

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is almost universally recognized as a classic, but technical quality is not what makes the game special. According to designer Eiji Aonuma, the game's greatest strength is its ability to inspire people. In a recent Nintendo Japan update, Aonuma relays the...

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Legend of Zelda producer says female Link theories are rumor

Game trailers have a way of getting people buzzing, and the presence of a new Legend of Zelda game at E3 stirred up noise louder than a bumblebee alarm clock. As fans searched every frame for detail, one particular question began to circulate: "Was that a girl we saw in the trailer?" According to...

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Nintendo reveals Wii U Zelda sequel, coming 2015

During Nintendo's E3 press conference, Eiji Aonuma revealed a new entry in the fan-favorite Legend of Zelda series. Scant information was offered, but we were shown an attractive vignette, featuring Link riding his trusty steed Epona away from what appears to be a particularly angry,...

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds to have unlockable difficulty mode, puzzles 'clearer' in 3D

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will etch an additional difficulty option onto its walls for players taking a second pass through its non-linear quest. Siliconera's translation of series producer Eiji Aonuma's interview with Gameswelt revealed that an additional difficulty mode will...

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds brings back familiar faces, foes

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds draws heavily from the SNES installment in the series, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and designer Eiji Aonuma says we'll see a few returning faces and Link will (re)encounter some familiar foes. In a brief Q&A on Facebook, Aonuma says...

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Eiji Aonuma discusses hand-holding in Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Zelda series Producer Eiji Aonuma approached development of the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds with unassisted exploration in mind. During an interview with Polygon, he explained that the game won't "completely guide players through the experience" and addressed game...

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The Legend of Zelda 3DS runs at 60 frames-per-second in 3D mode

Nintendo's forthcoming 3DS sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past may be one of the smoothest-running game to ever grace the handheld – at least as far as its performance in 3D mode is concerned – due to its ability to run at 60 frames-per-second with 3D switched on, Zelda...

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Aonuma: New 3DS Zelda will have light and dark world

Nintendo's 3DS sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to The Past will, like the original, feature both light and dark worlds, according to a CNet interview with franchise veteran Eiji Aonuma. How this mechanism works has yet to be revealed – no indication of it was present during our time...

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Miyamoto interested in 3D remakes of 2D Zelda titles

It's probably too early to get excited, but it seems that older 2D Zelda games could be in line for giving them a 3D makeover. The news comes via Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma, who recently told GamesRadar that Shigeru Miyamoto has been "talking about" revisiting 2D Zelda games, specifically "the...

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Aonuma: New 3DS Zelda in the works, Majora's Mask a possibility

Speaking to Portuguese site MyGames, The Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma shed some light on the franchise's future on the 3DS. Aonuma noted that a new Zelda title is indeed in the works for Nintendo's handheld, which isn't too surprising in itself. Given the success of The Legend of Zelda:...

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