Reggie Fils-Aime Gives Some Insight on Continued Popularity of Zelda Games

December 14, 2018
By Red
When a franchise endures and thrives for as long as the Zelda franchise has (over thirty years!), there has to be some reason why the games continue to be wildly successful. In a recent interview with Hollywood Reporter, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime credited...
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TheGamer Digs Up 25 Things Deleted From Classic Zelda Games!

December 13, 2018
By Red
When we think back about the greatness of nearly every Zelda game in the entire franchise, it’s hard to imagine how Nintendo could have done things differently than they did. But every Zelda game had some ideas that were left on the cutting room floor that would have totally changed how...
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15 Great Zelda Christmas Gifts for This Holiday Season

December 12, 2018
By Hick
There is a ton of Zelda merchandise out there and it can be hard to decide what gift you should buy for your favorite Zelda fan. Do you get them the popular Monopoly board? How about some clothing items? A lamp? Coffee mug? Personally, I love any Zelda item that...
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In a Battle of Modern Greats … Who Wins?

December 10, 2018
By aJNation71
The Yankees versus the Red Sox, United/Liverpool, Ali v. Foreman ... sport has a history of creating great rivalries that live on through the ages. The gaming industry has embraced this notion as well. The console wars, first ‘competed’ between Nintendo and Sega in the early nineties, forced its way into playground culture. Creating...
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The Legend of Zelda Concert 2018 Will Hit CD and Blu-Ray in 2019!

December 8, 2018
By Red
The music from the Legend of Zelda series has always been, well, LEGENDARY. And I can say from firsthand experience that it is simply breathtaking to experience live, as I was lucky enough to attend the Symphony of the Goddesses tour a few years back. Another Zelda tour, The...
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Listen! To This Tribute to Navi (A Navi Song)

December 7, 2018
By Kendra J
Hey, listen! This tune by YouTuber Random Encounters parodies the adventures we have all went through with Navi: she tells us what’s going on a hair too late. I love how she crosses the boundaries of the different Zelda titles! The tune starts off innocently enough, and then...
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Sarah TB Reviews Austin John Plays’s Unboxing of “Creating a Champion”

December 6, 2018
By Sarah Trimble
I had no idea unboxing videos could be so entertaining! Watching this dude just geek out over the contents of the package really builds up an energy and makes me want to buy it, personally. YouTuber Austin John Plays's humorous commentary and careful examination of...
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Is Skyward Sword the Next Zelda Remaster to Be Released, and Will It Work?

December 5, 2018
By aJNation71
Nintendo has not been afraid to delve into the classics of the Zelda franchise to either re-release, remaster or re-imagine. The first example of this was the bonus pre-order disc that contained the N64 and NES titles with...
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Hyrule Yule Part Two – A Legend of Zelda Christmas Poem

December 5, 2018
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
Link curled into bed on Christmas Eve night, After having just won a most epic fight, Since Ganon was slain, Our hero could remain, Tucked into his warm blanket ever so tight. As he rested his eyes for hardly a second, He heard from the next room Zelda had beckoned, Her call sounded ...
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A Nostalgic Discussion After the 20th Anniversary of Ocarina of Time

December 4, 2018
By Krissia Arteaga
So, Ocarina of Time had its 20th birthday this past November 21st! (Is it weird I look at it like a family member and used "birthday" instead of "anniversary"? No? Cool). And I am sure most of the fandom celebrated it somehow. Personally, I wore my favorite Zelda shirt to work and played...
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Rozen Releases His Newest Zelda Album Titled Children of Termina

December 3, 2018
By Hick
Materia Collective presents a production by Rozen Audio titled Children of Termina. According to the album page, it delves deep into the mysteries hidden within The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask lore. Rozen’s dark and haunting arrangements explore Termina’s unsettling...
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Expensive eBay Stuff – Legend of Zelda Toys

December 3, 2018
By Holly J
In PeanutButterGamer's 7th annual Zelda month, he decided to purchase a bunch of Zelda items off of eBay and check them out. Among these items, he purchased a Legend of Zelda trash can, which was one of the most expensive items that he purchased. It was a pretty cool...
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Examining One of the Darkest Days in Hyrule’s History

December 2, 2018
By Red
The history and lore of the Legend of Zelda is incredibly deep, with an almost endless supply of characters, events, and locations to dive into. YouTuber Zeltik has decided to start a new video series on his channel devoted to the vast lore of Hyrule. His first topic is...
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Majora’s Mask 3D Remake: A Look at Nintendo’s Most Bizarre, Dark, and Depressing Adventure

December 1, 2018
By Samuel Guzman
In the words of the legendary band Linkin Park time is truly a valuable thing perhaps the most valuable gift of all. Time is always cruel, it never stops “ticking life away” (another LP reference), which makes both N64 Zelda entries...
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Ganondorf: The Tragic Villain?

November 29, 2018
By Eric Kooistra
For all those that know about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, you know of its twist at the end. “My hate...never perishes. It is born anew in a cycle with no end! I will rise again! Those like you... Those who share the blood of the goddess and the spirit of the hero... They are eternally bound to this curse. An incarnation of my hatred shall...
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Nintendo Shoots Down Rumors of Skyward Sword Switch Port, Crushing Dreams Everywhere

November 28, 2018
By Red
Many Zelda fans have been hoping desperately that Nintendo would port Skyward Sword to the Switch, either with or without the controversial motion controls. Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma recently set off...
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Ocarina of Time, a Trip down the Lane Back to 1998. A Retro Review for the All Time Great.

November 27, 2018
By Samuel Guzman
At times it is hard to believe that it has already been 20 years since Ocarina of Time's release. Five main console Zelda’s have been released since then, including a 3DS remake of the legendary game subject of this retro review. The...
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Wand of Gamelon Review by The Completionist

November 26, 2018
By Sarah Trimble
I never know what to expect from these Youtube channels, each one is so different and creatively unique. I have noticed that consistently, the spirit of each video is fun, honest, and sincere in its love for Zelda, which I can’t criticize. YouTuber The Completionist is a great example of...
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Five INTERESTING Pitches for Future Zelda Titles

November 25, 2018
By Usmania
Over the years, the Zelda franchise has provided us with compelling, emotional and intense story lines. From heroics across time to voyages across dimensions, we the Zelda fandom have been spoiled. However, these stories are just the tip of the iceberg considering the...
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Does Link Actually Talk and Is He Still a Silent Protagonist?

November 23, 2018
By Hick
Does Link actually talk in Zelda games? Can he still be considered a silent protagonist? What does the future hold for Link's voice? I think this is currently one of the most interesting Zelda debates and it's a debate that will continue to gain steam into the future. In early Zelda games, it...
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Ocarina of Time Title Theme in Acapella

November 22, 2018
By Hick
Recently Ocarina of Time celebrated the 20th anniversary of its release. It's hard to believe the game was released so long ago. Just yesterday if felt like I was adventuring into Hyrule Field for the first time in 3D. We all have our favorite memory from the game, but the first memory that we all experienced was the amazing...
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The 2nd Annual TGPZ Awards

November 21, 2018
By Sean Michael-Patrick Thompson
It’s that time of year again, and award shows are going to pop up left and right over the next few months, never leaving you alone until you’re sick and tired of them! Luckily, we here at Two Guys Playing Zelda have got an early jump on things, and are going to be kicking off the award show season with our 2nd annual...
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What’s Better Than Zelda? New Zelda!

November 19, 2018
By aJNation71
Breath of the Wild has been out now for a year and a half, so it's only natural that we speculate on what we are getting from the legendary franchise. IGN, in one of the latest episodes of their Nintendo Voice Chat podcast, discusses what they would like to see from a new game. The reason this topic was bought to the forefront? Recent...
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Arlo’s BotW Review Series: The Magic of Exploration – Introduction

November 18, 2018
By Sarah Trimble
This first installment of what looks to be a three-parter is an entertaining treat to watch and listen to. Featuring some great editing from YouTuber Arlo, and a personable, interesting narration. The first thing that drew me to this video was that the narrator sounds just like...
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The Truth About What Happened to Zelda Month

November 17, 2018
By ZeldaManiac1994
What happened to Zelda Month?! This is nearly the same question I asked last year when YouTuber PeanutButterGamer broke the mold and did the unthinkable - Mario Month! But fear not! There is still hope! This year, he did the unthinkable (again)! He brought back Zelda Month! Yay! But, what...
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