Retro to the Rescue

While the last wave of games to hit the market have produced some memorable experiences, from the perspective of an older gamer it is not hard to see why the retro market is growing exponentially in interest and pricing. I’ve often sat and pondered why people, myself included, are still willing to fork out huge sums of money to play the games from our youth that were traded in and thrown out...

New Zelda Comes to 3DS

Nintendo Direct just dropped a whole lot of love on Zelda fans, putting up 3 titles including an original set in the Link to the Past universe. Fans of the series don’t get to relish new genuinely instalments too often and it’s fitting that one is coming to the 3DS. How many people bought that thing simply to play Ocarina in 3D? The game will be in mostly in the top-down view like A Li...

Majora’s Mask 3D Remake Possibly Leaked

With a Nintendo Direct scheduled for tonight, it appears one of the big announcements may have been leaked early. Spanish website Xtralife has listed Majora’s Mask 3D for sale on the website and has also noted a November 8th release date. You can see the listing for yourself by following the link and refreshing the page to try and get the recommended titles at the bottom to show the box art....

Zelda Oracle of Ages and Seasons Announced

For the Nintendo Virtual Console on handheld devices. If you’re an owner of the Nintendo 3DS or the Nintendo DSXL then if you live in Japan you will be able to purchase two of the more charming The Legend of Zelda games available, Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons. The games were originally released on the Gameboy Colour system and were highly regarded in their time as great games. By usi...

Time is running out for Zelda: Ocarina of Time sale on eShop

If you have yet to pick up The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the 3DS eShop then now is probably the best time to do it. Nintendo have had the game discounted on sale for $39.95 in comparison to the standard price of $59.95. The sale however ends in the next few days on the 21st of February, so it is advised that gamers wanting to score a digital copy of the legendary N64 classic for their 3D...

Zelda MiiVerse Channel Opening Soon

Nintendo have announced earlier tonight that they would be a Miiverse channel based around past franchises. The first of these channels is to be the The Legend of Zelda channel based on the Zelda franchise. It is here that players will be able to discuss all things Zelda. And hey, sometimes, Eiji Aonuma is poised to join the discussions. This is an excellent move for Nintendo as they have just rel...

The Legend of Zelda Glorious HD Zelda Announced

At tonights Nintendo Direct conference held on the internet, Iwata-san had a small, but detailed look on an upcoming Zelda title for the Wii U. This will be a new Zelda game that is apparently going to be designed to change up the way the Zelda experience is handled. This is not surprising since the theme for this new Zelda game is “Rethink the conventions of Zelda”. This is, I think, ...

Legend of Zelda: Windwaker HD coming to Wii U

Nintendo just dropped an absolute bombshell during their Nintendo Direct conference by announcing that they will be re-releasing The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker in an updated HD format for the Wii U. During the conference several HD screenshots of Windfall Island were shown off as well as a HD version of Link and Zelda. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata commented that they chose to re-release Win...

Capsule Computers Podcast Episode 057 – A Look at Hystoria

The Temple of Time stands still against the backdrop of Hyrule Castle town. The children often pass by the temple as it’s fertile grounds and well kept lawn are ideal for playing such childish games. This temple though, is not just a religious monument, it has a purpose. This purpose is one that shall become apparent once the alleged Hero of Time shall appear from the forbidden forest to the...

CC Weekly News Recap – 13th-19th August 2012

Another week, another dollar, another silly goose in the gaming industry. This week’s silly goose is none other than the director of Assassin’s Creed III who claims game journalists (such as myself) are racist. Odd, I don’t recall being racist… That’s not all though, this week bore plenty of other great news, such as the victory of Zelda over the horrid trash known as...

Hyrule Historia Sells More Than 50 Shades of Gray

The unreleased and upcoming encylopaedia Zelda, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, has already taken the top spot on the Amazon book listing with two days of it being available for pre-purchase. The book on the top spot of this chart before that was the erotic literature fanfiction novel: Master of the Universe50 Shades of Gray, which has been available for 105 days. This just goes to show the ...

Hyrule Historia Pre-Order Now Available

Amazon have very recently listed the upcoming book from Dark Horse and Nintendo: The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The book is an endorsed product from Nintendo that is essentially an encyclopedia for all things The Legend of Zelda. The Amazon listing has the Pre-Order price currently set to $20.99, which is cut down from the retail price of $34.99. As part of a special promotion, Amazon says ...

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