The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass News

New DS colours in US

But not in Europe.

Americaland Nintendo has confirmed that it will be launching two new special edition DS bundles on Friday in the States - but Nintendo Europe says there are "no plans" to release them here.

Zelda DS gets US date

As Metroid Wii slips a week.

Nintendo of America has said that The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass will be released exclusively for Nintendo DS on 1st October.

Smash Bros, Mario on for 07

Zelda DS, too. Phew.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Mario Galaxy and DS title The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass are all still on track for release this year.

Zelda-themed DS for sale

Slice of proceeds to charity.

From the creative hands that bought us the Zelda-themed Wii, comes a new handheld creation paying homage to Link's legend.

Phantom Hourglass goes online

Playable over Nintendo Wi-Fi.

Nintendo's Eiji Aonuma has confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass will be playable over the Internet via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

GDC: Zelda DS multiplayer

First details, fantasy that.

The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass will have a Pac-Man inspired multiplayer mode when it launches for DS later this year.

Nintendo man talks new Zelda

Plus: more 3D Mario for DS?

It's not even out in Europe yet, and 2D DS title New Super Mario Bros. is already earning Nintendo a huge pot of gold coins - with half a million copies sold in the US so far.

Zelda: Phantom Hourglass trailer

Last night Nintendo unveiled a new DS Zelda title, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass - and we've got a trailer of it for you to check out on Eurogamer TV.

As you can see, the game uses a Wind Waker-style cel-shaded graphical approach, but is shot top-down like old-school Zelda titles, occasionally changing perspective when it suits the gameplay.

There looks to be some neat touch-screen use - straight away Link's seen drawing a symbol to open a gate, and later he seems to mark numbers on a map when he finds the information on a stone in a dungeon.

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