The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 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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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is real, launches in March

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is real, launches in March

Wolf Link Amiibo will carry data over to the new Zelda Wii U game.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is real and headed to Wii U on 4th March, 2016.

Unsurprisingly, Zelda's classic GameCube and Wii adventure will now get sharper graphics. But new, as-yet unrevealed gameplay will also be included, and be influenced by Legend of Zelda-themed Amiibo.

There will also be a new Wolf Link Amiibo, a figurine of Link's wolfy form with Midna riding atop his back.

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Hyrule Warriors Twilight Princess DLC release date announced

Hyrule Warriors Twilight Princess DLC release date announced

Twili Midna revealed as a new playable character.

Hyrule Warriors' second add-on, themed around Twilight Princess, launches worldwide on 27th November.

Nintendo's new pack adds Twili Midna as a playable character - the true form of Midna who only appeared during The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' closing moments.

The fan-favourite character is the star of the pack, but you also get a new adventure map plus a smattering of new weapons and costumes.

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Another Legend of Zelda concert announced for London

Another Legend of Zelda concert announced for London

London Symphony Orchestra prepping their ocarinas for next July.

Another musical celebration of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series will be held next year in London.

The Symphonic Legends London concert will take place at the Barbican on 13th July 2014 and feature both the London Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus.

The event is a separate venture from Nintendo's own Zelda concert tour - which began in London in 2011 and returned to the capital earlier this year.

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New Nintendo Selects titles announced

New Nintendo Selects titles announced

Mario Galaxy, Twilight Princess go budget.

Two of the Wii's finest first party titles are the latest additions to the budget Nintendo Selects range, the platform holder has announced.

As reported by Nintendo Life, Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Super Mario Galaxy will drop to 19.99 from 16th September. US Wii owners also get Super Paper Mario, Mario Strikers Charged Football and Punch-Out!!.

Nintendo launched the Selects line back in May to conincide with a Wii price cut. Wii Sports, WarioWare: Smooth Moves, Mario Strikers Charged Football and Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City were the first titles rebranded in Europe.

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Nintendo to offer free Zelda tickets

For symphony-loving UK Club Nintendo fans.

UK Club Nintendo members will soon be given the chance to win free tickets to London's Zelda Symphony tour, Nintendo has told Eurogamer.

Zelda team put Miis in Hyrule

Just for a laugh, like. Weirdoes.

What did you do when you finished Twilight Princess? We had a bath. The developers, it seems, immediately set about ripping the piss out of it - even going so far as to spread random Miis across the land of Hyrule.

Twilight Princess script online

Man transcribes entire game.

A man known only as "Mgoblue" has uploaded the entire script of The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess to the internet, a document so large it engulfed 212 pages of our common word-processor.

Zelda Cube kept out of shops

Japanese must buy online.

Nintendo will limit sales of the Cube Twilight Princess to its online store in Japan, the platform holder said today at a conference in Japan. Japan Japan Japan.

Twilight Princess Cube dated

Out in December Stateside.

With The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess set to launch alongside Nintendo Wii in the US on November 19th and Japan on December 2nd, you might wonder what's happening to the Cube version.

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.

Two versions of Twilight Princess

One for Wii and one for Cube!

Speaking at Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has confirmed that two versions of long awaited Zelda game Twilight Princess are in development - one for GameCube and one for Wii, which will of course make use of the remote controller.

Twilight Princess Wii details

Twilight Princess Wii details

Plus: WarioWare Wii confirmed.

New details have been revealed of how the Wii's unique freestyle controller will work with long-awaited GameCube title Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

According to Time magazine's Lev Grossman, the controller is highly impressive - "It's part laser pointer and part motion sensor, so it knows where you're aiming it, when and how fast you move it and how far it is from the TV screen. There's a strong whiff of voodoo about it."

Describing the experience of using the controller to play Twilight Princess, Grossman wrote: "Now I'm Errol Flynn, sword fighting with the controller, then aiming a bow and arrow, then using it as a fishing rod, reeling in a stubborn virtual fish."

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Zelda gets Revolutionised

Controller compatibility.

Having already quashed rumours of a Revolution exclusive for the much delayed Zelda: Twilight Princess, Nintendo has revealed that there will in fact be some additional features for the game that are exclusive to the company's new machine.

New Twilight Princess details

New Twilight Princess details

Ganon's back, Zelda fans.

Yoshiyuki Oyama, character designer on forthcoming GameCube title Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, has revealed that arch nemesis Ganon is about to make a comeback.

In an interview with Nintendo Power magazine, Oyama said: "No discussion of Twilight Princess' enemies can end without mentioning Ganon.

"I know that everyone's wondering what's going on with Link's old nemesis. All I can say now is, we're preparing more than you could possibly ever, ever, expect..."

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New Zelda to use Rev controller?

Just imagine the possibilities.

Back in November, Nintendo was quick to quash rumours that Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess would make an appearance on the Revolution rather than the GameCube.

Zelda movie rumour rubbished

Reggie said nothing of the sort.

Following the emergence of rumours that a Legend of Zelda movie adaptation is in the works, Nintendo has informed Eurogamer that said rumours are in fact utter lies.

Twilight Princess still on Cube

Nintendo denies Revolution shift.

Nintendo says that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is still due out on GameCube despite rumours to the contrary.

No Zelda until April at earliest

But it's still a Cube game.

Following yesterday's revelation that Zelda: Twilight Princess has been slipped into 2006, Nintendo of America has elaborated on the game's new timing, and poured cold water on speculation that the game will now appear on Revolution instead.

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess slips to 2006

Miyamoto and Aonuma want more time.

Nintendo has confirmed that its main hope for Christmas, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess on GameCube, has slipped to 2006. The platform holder says creative leads Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma want it to spend more time in development, and said the result would be a "more enjoyable gaming experience".

Zelda producer slags own game

Wind Waker "dull", says Aonuma.

Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto and Wind Waker director Eiji Aonuma have admitted that the last instalment in the GameCube series wasn't quite up to scratch - promising they'll do a lot better with Twilight Princess.

Aonuma talks realistic Zelda

And why there's no voice acting.

Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has spoken of the difficulty in using "realistic graphics" for the basis of the series' latest GameCube instalment, Twilight Princess, and explained why there will be no voiced dialogue in the game.

New Zelda name, trailer

New Zelda name, trailer

Sorry, WHO is a werewolf!?

As well as unveiling Revolution and Game Boy Micro today, Nintendo also took the opportunity to push its biggest remaining GameCube title, The Legend of Zelda.

You're bound to see the trailer itself online soon enough - and indeed can now if you download our video of the conference from Eurofiles - so we won't spoil it, but it did introduce a few very interesting points.

Chief amongst these was the name, which is now confirmed as The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. And twilight is clearly a significant theme, because in addition to the horseback fighting by night and other themes, it became apparent during this year's trailer that Link is, in fact, some sort of werewolf. No we're not making it up.

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Huge Zelda leak 'all true'

Details of all three E3 demos and loads more.

Nintendo is thought to be furious this morning after a Spanish games magazine revealed embargoed details of the new Legend of Zelda GameCube title ahead of next month's E3 trade event.