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Do you remember the first day you played your favorite game? What about the moment you bought that game; what lengths did you go to pick it up? Joystiq's own Reviews Content Director Richard Mitchell (@TheRichardM) recalls the story of the the day he bought The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for...

November 28th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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In an age where seemingly everyone stresses about how long their games are versus how much they cost, it seems like some people just can't plow through them fast enough. Take Cosmo Wright's insane run through The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, for example. Using glitches, he managed to clear th...

July 21st 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is almost universally recognized as a classic, but technical quality is not what makes the game special. According to designer Eiji Aonuma, the game's greatest strength is its ability to inspire people. In a recent Nintendo Japan update, Aonuma relays the story...

July 11th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The 3DS has surpassed five million units sold in the United States, Nintendo announced today. Contributing to that new milestone: over 155,000 3DS systems were sold in the US in the month of June, according to NPD data cited by Nintendo.In addition, Nintendo moved "more than 150,000 units of the Ni...

July 12th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Some days are sad, some days are happy, and some are just packed full of Zelda for some reason. Today is one of those days and we're not complaining -- Fangamer is selling a pack of Zelda-themed playing cards designed by DeviantArt user Nelde, and they are utterly gorgeous.The face cards feature fa...

April 15th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Just because a game has been played by millions of people, millions of times over, doesn't mean we've uncovered all of its secrets. Case in point: YouTuber ZeldaFreakGlitcha recently used a bug in Ocarina of Time that allows him to complete the game in 23 minutes. The glitch involves defeating Que...

April 15th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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The Hyrule Historia continues to divulge dark, long forgotten secrets of the Legend of Zelda mythos. Well, mostly timelines and fonts, but that's still pretty neat for everyone in the Joystiq chapter of the Hyrulian Historical Society. The latest gem to be unearthed (insert appropriate sound effe...

January 8th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The cheap-toy twist-knob machines lining grocery stores and movie theaters across the western world don't contain Zelda figures, which makes them more proof that Japan is way cooler than everyone else, ever. Takara Tomy Arts is offering six gashapon figurines direct from Japan, including characte...

January 5th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments