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Yuga’s Art Gallery: A beaded Link in the wind

There are things I used to do in my childhood that I no longer spend time doing, like trying to learn new yo-yo tricks or playing with Perler beads. Not because I don’t want to, but rather because life and responsibilities came between and, if I have to be completely honest, because I’m too lazy to fix the broken string to my yo-yo. But even though I’m not doing all the things I once used to,…

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Join us at PAX South for A Musical History of Zelda – or watch the livestream!

PAX South 2020 begins today, January 17, and we are hosting a panel titled “A Musical History of Zelda” during the event. Several of the Zelda Universe team members and our friend AbdallahSmash026 are discussing the evolution of both the style and role of music throughout The Legend of Zelda series history, and we’ll be giving away Zelda music albums, courtesy of Materia Collective.

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Realm of Memories: All of Hyrule’s a stage

As a child, the vast majority of my game time was a performance, as my two younger siblings often watched me play, trying to cadge some time with the controller.

Even when they couldn’t convince me to relinquish the game pad, though, playing time often resembled a group effort. We were a highly theatrical family, after all, and why stop at school plays and church cantatas when we could add…

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Smash Bros. Direct: New fighter, new Zelda mii costume

Fire Emblem's Byleth is the 5th Smash Bros. DLC character.

In a new video announcement today, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate creator and director Masahiro Sakurai unveiled Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses as the fifth and final DLC pack 1 character. Also newly revealed was the Breath of the Wild Ancient Armor Mii Swordfighter costume, which will be a free exclusive add-on to those who purchase the upcoming second DLC pack.

Breath of the Wild Ancient Armor is an exclusive new Mii costume.

Fighters Pass Volume 2 is…

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Realm of Memories: The start of something beautiful

It’s funny how memories work. I cannot remember the first time I rode a bike or my first day of school. I cannot remember the first time I saw snow or even my first holiday. But I do remember the first magical moment that I found The Legend of Zelda, or rather it found me. It sounds like the start of a cheesy movie but the excitement and awe that I felt that day is something that I will never…

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Tingle’s Maps: Deepwood Shrine

If you ask me, the first dungeon of a linear Zelda game is the most important. It introduces you to how puzzles will typically go; they’re never overly difficult and they establish an idea of how combat encounters will typically be presented in that particular game.

I find that a good first dungeon sets all the precedents and gets you excited for not just overcoming its challenges, but whets…

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Sakurai announces special Direct for DLC fighter 5 of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of the Super Smash Bros. series, has announced an upcoming Smash Ultimate-focused Nintendo Direct, designed to announce and showcase the fifth DLC character in the coveted Fighters’ Pass. Fans flocked to Twitter this morning to share their reactions and predictions.

https://twitter.com/NintendoVS/status/1217083951589642240?s=20

The livestream will be about 35…

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