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Tour the open world of The Legend of Zelda on Wii U

Remember that Legend of Zelda game announced back at E3? You know, the one where Link is definitely not a girl? Well, Nintendo revealed a good chunk of gameplay during The Game Awards this weekend, showcasing a massive, open world as well as the new combat tricks such as slow-mo arrow firing afte...

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Nintendo UK launches digital magazine, Nintendo Extra

Nintendo fans in the UK may have lost their ability to peruse Nintendo-related news and features via the printed page when the Official Nintendo Magazine shut down last month, but now there's a digital magazine to take its place. Dubbed "Nintendo Extra," this new branch of the Nintendo UK site feat...

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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 sto...

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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 s...

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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, laser-equip...

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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 mos...

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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 developer...

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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 se...

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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 wit...

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