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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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Zelda: Industry’s magic moments

The UK games trade shares its favourite Legend of Zelda moments including GAME’s Ian Shepherd, Capcom’s David Reeves, Ubisoft’s Murray Pannell and more. "Thinking back on my first playthrough of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time brings to mind a number of moments that left me in awe. From …

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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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Miyamoto wants old Zelda games in 3D

With Zelda’s next epic chapter due in shops next Friday (November 18th), the producer of Skyward Sword has hinted at an exciting new 3D future for the series. And furthermore, none other than Mario and Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto is fronting the project. Mr. Miyamoto himself has been talking recently …

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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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Limited Edition Zelda 3DS confirmed for UK

Nintendo has confirmed that it is to launch a Limited Edition Zelda 3DS console in the UK. The machine is black and decorated with a gold border and the series’ iconic triforce symbol. The box includes the Zelda 25th Anniversary branding, too. A copy of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina …

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