The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD News

Zelda: Breath of the Wild blog reveals new details on Twilight Princess' Midna

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first proper DLC pack, The Master Trials, launches worldwide this Friday. To celebrate, Nintendo has been taking a look at some of the wearable items included in the DLC, and the classic Zelda characters which inspired them.

Blogs featuring details on the new Midna's Helmet item, as well as the Tingle suit, Korok mask and Phantom armour are all worth a read.

The article on Midna is especially interesting. In it, Breath of the Wild art director Satoru Takizawa reveals that Midna, your ally in Twilight Princess, was based on a design originally concepted for another, "secret project" Nintendo worked on before Twilight Princess was greenlit.

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Zelda's browser-based fan remake shut down by Nintendo

Devs will re-release it without Nintendo assets.

Earlier this week a couple of hardcore Zelda fans put up a browser-based remake of the original The Legend of Zelda made with voxels to commemorate the series' 30th anniversary. Now that fan tribute has been removed due to Nintendo issuing a copyright strike.

Zelda: Twilight Princess HD's Amiibo-exclusive dungeon revealed

Last week, Nintendo confirmed that Zelda: Twilight Princess HD's Wolf Link Amiibo would unlock a whole extra dungeon in the game.

The news was treated with excitement (largely from those Nintendo fans planning on buying the NFC toy) and some frustration (from those complaining about locked-off content).

Today, there's good and bad news for both camps.

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Last week it was revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD would feature an all new dungeon that would require the Wolf Link Amiibo to access. Now the full details regarding the game's Amiibo functionality has been allegedly revealed via Famitsu leak at Hokanko-alt (translated via Nintendo Everything).

Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct conference was heavy on Zelda with the announcement of Twilight Princess HD, Linkle (female Link) coming to Hyrule Warriors Legends, and Spirit Tracks and Phantom Hourglass launching on the Wii U eShop, but the Kyoto-based company kept things close to its chest with the upcoming The Legend of Zelda Wii U. But it did reveal a snippet of glorious new footage showing how the under wraps main attraction is shaping up for its launch in 2016.