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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
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You've seen Nintendo's new 3DS bundles in a few Black Friday ads already, but the company made it official today, detailing the two special holiday packages it plans to release on Thanksgiving Day -- and giving us another opportunity to stare at that Zelda system. The Cosmo Black bundle contains...

November 21st 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We've never personally felt the need for a 3DS that plays only European-format games ... until now. Nintendo of Europe announced an absolutely lovely Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D bundle, featuring some gold embellishments on the top, and gold accents to power icons and the 3D slider. The...

November 8th 2011 at 10:26am 0 Comments
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The Nintendo DS and its variants have crossed a neat little milestone: 50 million units sold in the US, according to NPD numbers passed along by Nintendo. Seven years after launch, and seven months after the release of its successor, people are still buying the thing. Nintendo also had some rela...

October 13th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The NPD suggested that audiences were receptive of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (by which we mean they bought it), but new data from Nintendo reveals just how successful the game was in its debut month. In its list of million-selling first-party titles for the last quarter (ending Jun...

July 29th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The Legend of Zelda is 25 this year, and Nintendo is celebrating its birthday the way any young, virile adult would want, with a trip to the symphony (Don't tell Nintendo a bar would be cheaper). The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert is scheduled for October 21 at Los Angeles'...

July 22nd 2011 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Yes, it's true. A startling (and vaguely insulting) number of American consumers ignored our review and purchased Duke Nukem Forever, rocketing it to the #2 position on the NPD sales charts for the month of June. Perhaps they just didn't want to ask for refunds on those 14-year-old pre-orders. Th...

July 14th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Navi in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time was annoying in a "fly in your kitchen at dinnertime" way, but the filmmakers at Humble Punch Productions have shown us it could've been worse, like "12 foot radioactive cockroach in your meatloaf as you serve it to the President and First Lady" annoyi...

July 9th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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After playing The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time in both two and three dimensions, you probably think you know everything there is to know about the watershed action-adventure, but how wrong you are! In a recent Iwata Asks, Shigeru Miyamoto and Iwata unearthed even more dirt on the game. F...

June 28th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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We received a lot of emails yesterday from anxious readers, who had all registered their copies of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D with Club Nintendo for their free soundtrack discs (as announced in the E3 keynote), but weren't getting the email confirmations from Nintendo. And then the s...

June 20th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments