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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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Nottingham Market to be "transformed" into Hyrule

In celebration of its 25th birthday, Nintendo’s iconic Zelda franchise is to take the limelight at October’s GameCity6 event in Nottingham next month. And chief amongst the planned activities is the transformation of Nottingham Market into a Hyrulean Market Village” straight out of one of the Zelda games. Starting at …

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Zelda: Four Swords offered as free DSi download

Nintendo has announced that a special version of acclaimed portable multiplayer hit The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords will be offered to DSi owners as a free download. The announcement is part of the company’s 25th Anniversary celebrations for the cherished franchise. The Game Boy conversion will include new areas …

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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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Zelda, Mario Kart, Mario 3DS dated

GAMESCOM: Nintendo has dated a number of potentially blockbuster games as part of its Gamescom press avalanche. Chief amongst them is Wii title The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, which will be released in Europe on November 18th. The company has also confirmed that Super Mario 3D Land will hit …

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Zelda leads 3DS charge

Nintendo enjoyed a good week for 3DS thanks to the Zelda re-release. Ocarina of Time 3D made it to No.2 in the chart upon its debut last week, and according to GfK Chart-Track data was bought by over 20 per cent of the handheld’s userbase in its first two days. …

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3DS back on top in Japan

Having very much taken the back seat to PSP in the weeks that have followed its debut in Japan, Nintendo 3DS is finally back at the top of Media Create’s Japanese hardware charts. The machine sold almost 41k units last week, significantly up on the 25k sold the week before. …

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Zelda offer gets Euro extension

Nintendo of Europe has announced that UK and Eurogamers have until June 30th to claim their free soundtrack offered to buyers of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Following an extension of the offer in the US yesterday, it had been claimed that limited supplies of the promo in …

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Zelda OST offer extended

Nintendo of America has extended its offer for buyers of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D to claim a free soundtrack for the game. Eurogamer reports that thanks to what the platform holder calls "strong demand and technical issues", Nintendo has now extended the deal to guarantee the …

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