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Wii U sales surge in Japan on Hyrule Warriors launch

When two icons of Japanese gaming unite, you can guarantee a big reaction. And that is what seems to have happened with the launch of Hyrule Warriors. The combination of Koei Tecmo’s Warriors franchise and Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda series has resulted in unit sales of just under 79,000 …

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Miyamoto doesn’t like describing Zelda Wii U as ‘open world’

Will Zelda for Wii U be an open world game? Perhaps not in the traditional sense. Speaking to shareholders, Nintendo’s development boss Shigeru Miyamoto has said that the term open-world” was used to describe the game at E3 as it’s something that players understand – personally, however, he doesn’t like …

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Zelda boss acknowledges demand for Majora’s Mask remake

Nintendo’s Eiji Aonuma has said that he is aware of the demand for a remake of Majora’s Mask. The Zelda bosssaid in an interview with Kotaku that he has heard to fans demanding he revist the title. Not only this – he admits to toying with fans by including Majora’s …

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VIDEO: See Zelda Wii U in action

It may still not have a name, but there’s no holding back Zelda Wii U in the visuals department. With a sprawling game world that sounds akin to Skyrim and a visual style the blends Wind Waker and Twilight Princess, Nintendo’s new Zelda will undoubtedly be the answer to many …

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E3 2014: Nintendo news roundup – a strong showing, but enough to save Wii U?

In some ways it was a shame Nintendo didn’t take to the E3 stage in person tonight as that was its best E3 showing for some time. But whereas both Sony and Microsoft are tasked with building the strong bases enjoyed by PS4 and Xbox One, Nintendo’s challenge is different …

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Zelda Williams ‘doing something extra special’ at E3

Is Nintendo going to finally give us a ‘proper’ reveal of the new Legend of Zelda game on Wii U at E3 next month? It’s impossible to say, but tweets from Zelda Williams – daughter of Robin Williams, who named her after Nintendo’s popular IP – point to something Zelda …

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Tecmo Koei says Wii U’s Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

One million sales and beyond – that’s the expectation Tecmo Koei has for its in-development Wii U exclusive Hyrule Warriors. In gaming, this is a first-time collaboration,” Tecmo Koei president Yoichi Erikawa told Nikkei, as reported by Nintendo Everything. As a new entry in the Warriors series, we plan to …

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TV campaign for new 3DS Zelda

Nintendo is backing its new Zelda 3DS game with an extensive Christmas marketing campaign. A Link Between Two Worlds launches later this month, and will run from launch right up until December 25th. The firm is also booking advertising around specialist websites and social media. The Legend of Zelda series …

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GameStop Black Friday leak shows Zelda: Link Between Worlds 3DS XL

The recently unveiled The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS XL bundle is set to launch in North America, according to an upcoming GameStop advertisement. Kotaku points to a leaked image of the US retailer’s Black Friday promotions, which lists the handheld bundle for $219.99. The bundle was …

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Zelda music box isn’t a Link Between Worlds pre-order bonus after all

The collectible Zelda music box revealed by Nintendo earlier this week will not be a pre-order bonus after all. Nintendo had suggested that the trinket would be offered to those who pre-order 3DS title The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. However, it will actually be for those who …

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