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Nintendo’s Zelda memories

As Skyward Sword hits shelves, members of Nintendo’s UK team share their favourite memories from The Legend of Zelda series. "My favourite moment was when I was playing The Legend of Zelda: Link to that Past and I warped to the Dark World (as a pink rabbit) and realised just …

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INTERVIEW: Sky’s the limit

Nintendo has been celebrating Zelda’s 25 years with re-releases, a symphony concert tour and more. Junior product manager Roger Langford runs us through the celebrations. Who are you targeting with your Zelda celebrations? We wanted to ensure that every fan could experience the celebrations in some way. The 25th Anniversary …

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FEATURE: Onwards and Skywards

It’s something that’s unthinkable today, but back in 1985 Shigeru Miyamoto’s team was developing two titles at the same time. The first was the multi-million selling behemoth, Super Mario Bros. The other arrived a year later and was designed to be a more immersive, deeper video game experience. A game …

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Zelda ‘can be played by five-year-olds’

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is so accessible that a five-year-old can play it, claims Nintendo. It’s part of the format holder’s bid to ensure the Wii exclusive is the first Zelda game for everyone” when it hits UK shelves this Friday, November 18th. Nintendo has already succeeded in …

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Skyward Sword achieves perfect score in Famitsu

The latest Legend of Zelda title has been award 40/40 by Japanese gaming bible Famitsu. Skyward Sword is the 16th game to achieve this score in the magazine’s history, and the first 2011 title to do so, according to Andriasang. It is also the third entry in the series to …

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INTERVIEW: Zelda Williams

Majora’s Mask was my shit.” MOVIE STAR Robin Williams named his daughter after Princess Zelda. Instead of simply divorcing her father and changing her name, Zelda Williams embraced the name and the series and is now helping Nintendo promote the franchise via TV ads – and the Zelda Symphony Concert …

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Zelda: Skyward Sword – review roundup

Ahead of its release on November 18th, the review embargo on Nintendo’s Wii title The Legends of Zelda: Skyward Sword has lifted. And as has become customary in recent weeks, yes, it looks like we have another absolute belter on our hands. If you own a Wii, do we even …

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Celebrate 25 years of Zelda with MCV

The Legend of Zelda, one of the games industry’s most acclaimed video games, is 25 years old, and MCV has put together a special edition magazine to celebrate. MCV subscribers received their copies of Zelda MCV today, but if you’re not a subscriber don’t fret, because you can read the …

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Zelda: Skyward Sword scores a 10/10 in Edge

With Warner’s Batman: Arkham City raking up record review scores over the last week, it looks like another all-time classic could be on the cards before the end of the year. Future has revealed that the next issue of UK multi-format magazine Edge has awarded Nintendo’s upcoming Wii title a …

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Gold Wiimote for Skyward Sword

A limited edition gold Wiimote will be released alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It will be available in a bundle alongside the new Zelda game when the game is released on November 18th in the UK. As is the way with all modern Wiimotes, it will incorporate the …

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