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First Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC Lets You Dress Up Like A Korok

We have our first look at DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and it's pretty great. Read More >>

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Zelda Fanatic Controls His Damn House With an Ocarina

OK, you think you like the Legend of Zelda? You don’t. Not compared to this guy. His entire goddamn house is ocarina-operated now, and if he forgets to bring a plastic toy instrument with him he’s probably locked out. So suck on that, I guess. Read More >>

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Zelda Data Miners Mapped Out the Hundreds of Items and Locations in Breath of the Wild

“I’m getting stressed,” I told my coworker Alex Cranz after a week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, “because I might never run out of shit to do in this game.” The Switch launch title’s map is huge, with shrines and monsters and side-quests in every direction. Areas that look out-of-bounds turn out to be ancient mazes or survivalist island challenges. For a casual gamer like myself, it’s daunting at times—which is where a guide comes in handy. Read More >>

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Link Has a Goddamn iPhone

Breath of the Wild, the 19th game in the Zelda franchise, has been universally praised for its massive (and, sorry, breathtaking) open-world environments, and for injecting life back into a 30-year-old franchise. But something else sets the Nintendo Switch’s moonshot launch title apart from previous installations: The Hero of Time has a goddamn iPhone. Read More >>

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s ESRB Rating Includes Actual Dialogue, Much Scandal

Those eagle-eyed folks at NintendoLife spotted that the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) synopsis for the much-anticipated Nintendo Switch title Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has gone live, and it includes some juicy details on the game and the dialogue. Read More >>

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A Clever Way to Make The Legend of Zelda Beat Itself

Arbitrary code injection is fascinating stuff. Intrepid gamers have discovered hidden glitch worlds, turned Mario into Flappy Bird, or performed a standard action so many times it crashes the game. The original Legend of Zelda is susceptible too—as glitch hunter Sockfolder found out—and executing the following instructions skips past the vast majority of the game’s quest. Read More >>

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These Drawings Were Made By the Bad Guys In ‘Legend of Zelda’

The other day I was playing SNES on an emulator and it suddenly struck me: the incredible amount of work that went into creating every single tiny box of light on that screen. It sounds like a simple point, but less so when you glimpse the math and complexity behind 1990s-era video games in action. Read More >>