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First 4 Figures, makers of highly detailed - and highly priced - video game collectibles, has set its eyes on the Triforce of Power wielder, Ganondorf. Specifically, the villainous version which originally appeared in 2003's The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Though maybe you prefer the 2013 HD r...

January 18th 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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This edition of Joystiq Deals aims to keep your web browsing safe from prying eyes no matter where you're logged onto the 'net, while Amazon has discounts on two recent hit games. For the next three days, Joystiq Deals members will be able to purchase a three-year premium VPN Unlimited membership...

September 29th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Between Super Mario 3D World and New Super Mario Bros .U, Nintendo's mustachioed mascot (whose year it wasn't) has shipped almost 6 million units on the Wii U. In figures revealed in the big N's financial briefing, NSMBU is now at 3.89 million for its lifetime shipments, while SM3DW is at around ha...

January 30th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo compiled a list of 20 games that Club Nintendo members noted as their favorites from 2013 recently. Nintendo featured ten games for each for 3DS and Wii U, with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate as the lone game that landed on both lists. Among the Wii U games selected by Club Nintendo members ar...

December 27th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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This is a Deja Review: A quick, unscored look at the new features and relative agelessness of a remade, revived or re-released game. A decade ago, cynics wrote off The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker by joking that the game's "kiddy" cel-shaded art style perfectly matched the Gamecube's purple lunchbo...

September 20th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Just how different are the graphics in The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker HD? This video comparison by GameXplain puts the upcoming Wii U update and the picturesque Gamecube classic side-by-side, showing improvements in draw distance, textures and resolution especially. The new lighting, on the ot...

September 11th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The new difficulty mode in The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD doesn't look to change a whole lot, but it still sounds tough enough thank you. Like the mode of the same name in Skyward Sword, 'Hero Mode' not only doubles the damage enemies do, but also removes all recovery hearts from the environme...

August 29th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The Wind Waker HD Wii U bundle is coming in October and GameStop is already taking pre-orders. The $299 package, which will be available at retailers starting September 20, includes a custom black 32GB Wii U console and download code for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Nintendo announced a...

August 28th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments