• Nintendo Warns Parents Not To Let Children Under 6 Play 3DS

    A note on Nintendo’s Web site says that children under the age of 6 should not play its upcoming 3DS console, at least not in 3D mode. The warning says children’s eyes at such a young are still developing, and that it wouldn’t be safe to subject them to the 3D effect generated by the 3DS. Of course, youngsters are still welcome to play the 3DS in 2D mode. But where’s… Read More

  • Here are your Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword movements

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword might be the Wii’s crowning achievement, magnum opus and the single best reason to buy the system. It’s going to be huge. Nintendo had a series of posters hung behind its E3 booth that will help you start practicing for the game right now. Click through for what we can only assume are the 11 major control movements for the upcoming Zelda title. Read More

  • Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword announced along with vastly improved Wii interaction

    Here we go: another E3, another Zelda. The latest in the Zelda canon is Skyward Sword, a MotionPlus compatible game that mimics the experience of holding a sword and a shield. Link’s on-screen actions mimic your actions completely including the motion of a shield in front of you. Basically this is a more precise version of the previous Zelda Wii interface. With so many people trying so… Read More

  • Mario Kart (and more) for your Palm Pre

    A WebOS port of the popular GB/CGA emulator is pretty rocking’, even though it only runs at 90% speed on a good day. The hackers who figured all this out will get it back up to speed shortly but don’t expect to download this at the Apps Market or whatever Palm is calling it. This is pure homebrew. Click through for Zelda. Read More

  • ExtraLives Zelda marathon is happening now

    http://www.ustream.tv/flash/live/1/615375Online video chat by Ustream These dudes are doing a 48 hour Zelda marathon for Free the Children. They’re playing Faces of Evil (the CDi version, which is amazingly bad) right now and are accepting donations at Extralives. Up next is Ocarina of Time. Watch and donate! Read More

  • This dude made a Zelda game in C++. What did you do this year?

    A French dude named Christopho has created The Legend of Zelda: Mystery of Solarus DX, essentially a fan homage to the Zelda world. It comes complete with the requisite durdle-durdle-string-string music of the original series as well as a back story so convoluted that Tingle himself might have something to do with it. However, it kicks ass. Read More

  • Legend of Zelda cartoons now on Hulu

    http://www.hulu.com/embed/pMT7yghzSWj8dO2AO8UJ-A/i1 Whelp! There goes everyone’s Friday. You can now catch 13 episodes of The Legend of Zelda on Hulu (if you’re in the US). You’ll recall that the show ran every Friday on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! and, for many of us, eclipsed the actual Mario episodes in coolness. rapidshare downloads The episodes are 15 minutes long. Read More

  • The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks available today on Nintendo DS/DSi

    Fans of the Legend of Zelda games who happen to leave the house once in awhile don’t need to be told that today marks the newest installment of portable Zelda games, as The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks hits store shelves for the Nintendo DS and DSi for $34.99. Read More

  • New Zelda for Wii probably not coming until 2011

    It’s not that we want to rush Nintendo in the creation of their next opus, but it might have been nice to have it in 2010. Perhaps the biggest of the “big three” Nintendo franchise games in the works (along with Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Metroid: Other M) is “tracking” for 2010 but Nintendo isn’t committed to the year. I’m guessing they’re not… Read More

  • Special feather stylus for early buyers of Legend of Zelda – Spirit Tracks

    Well, it looks like Nintendo has done it to us again. Purchasers of the new game, The Legend of Zelda – Spirit Tracks in Japan will receive a special transparent quill stylus when they buy the game. It’s not even a pre-order bonus, it’s going to be given out on launch day, just not in the U.S. Read More

  • Link as Link

    Inspired by this post back in August, I decided to learn how to knit just so I could make this costume of Link from The Legend of Zelda for our 3-month-old son, also named Link. My wife and I finished it just in time today to go to a party with some other new parents. Happy Halloween! Read More

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