The Best, Weirdest Mario/Zelda Crossovers

Late last year, it was revealed that Link would become a racer in Mario Kart 8. But that wasn’t his first Mario rodeo. Nor was it the first time Zelda crossed over into the Mario series—far from it. » 3/31/15 3:55pm Tuesday 3:55pm

Netflix's Next Big Project Is... The Legend of Zelda?

According to The Wall Street Journal, Netflix and Nintendo are developing a Legend of Zelda series that will be like "Game of Thrones for a family audience". » 2/06/15 5:24pm 2/06/15 5:24pm

This Zelda Prima Set Will Be Heavily-Discounted For the Next Few Hours

Hey, listen. This Prima Official Game Guide Box Set is sure to fill any Zelda fan's heart containers, and starting at 11AM ET today, it'll be marked down to its lowest price ever as an Amazon Lightning Deal. At most, this price will only be available for four hours, but it could very well sell out early. » 10/09/14 10:45am 10/09/14 10:45am

Nintendo's Strange Two-Year Journey Into DLC

Two years ago, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata made some lofty promises about his company's approach to what was then a new venture for them: downloadable content. Nintendo, he promised, would get it right. » 10/02/14 6:45pm 10/02/14 6:45pm

This Adventure Time/Game Of Thrones Mashup Is Perfectly Cast

Mike Vasquez and Joe Hogan prove that Adventure Time mashes up well with just about everything in this series of illustrations, which dresses Finn, Jake, and all their friends as characters from Star Wars, Batman, The Walking Dead, and, of course, Game of Thrones with Finn Snow and Jake the Direwolf. » 7/17/14 9:49am 7/17/14 9:49am

How I Learned Link's 'Real' Name

"Link isn't even his real name," a friend told me recently. We were talking about Zelda, and the way people reacted to the new trailer for the next big game in the series. » 7/16/14 2:27pm 7/16/14 2:27pm

The New Zelda Is Open-World, Looks Absolutely Incredible

See Philosophical Concepts Explained With Zelda, Mega Man, and Contra

Have trouble understanding the philosophical notions proposed by Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Immanuel Kant? 8-Bit Philosophy illustrates big ideas about the nature of reality and free will using classic video games. » 5/23/14 10:44am 5/23/14 10:44am

Crazy-Fast Zelda Player Keeps Breaking Majora's Mask World Record

Here's Swedish speedrunner EnNopp112 setting yet another Zelda: Majora's Mask world record—this time clocking in at just under an hour and a half (without cheats) while completing the N64 game. » 3/25/14 3:48pm 3/25/14 3:48pm

Classic video games reimagined as popular children's books

For parents who complain that their kids are playing too many video games, Caldwell Tanner's imaginary books offer the perfect solution, blending Mario with Dr. Seuss, Pokemon with Maurice Sendak, and warning of the perils of giving Link a cuckoo. » 4/14/12 4:30pm 4/14/12 4:30pm

Flashing Fairies And Moblins: The Legend Of Neil Is Back

It's been too long since we've had an update about our autoerotic asphyxiation-happy hero Neil, and his journey inside The Legend of Zelda. But Monday the 27th, Neil is back and we've got an exclusive look inside the new series. » 7/16/09 1:19pm 7/16/09 1:19pm

It's Like Life On Mars, Only With A Wooden Sword

Neil's playing Nintendo while drunk, and he decides to masturbate while looking at the "kinda hot" fairy in the classic fantasy game Zelda. Somehow this leads to him asphyxiating himself with the game controller cord, and he passes out. When he wakes up, he's stuck inside the game as an elf. Now the confused lad has… » 8/13/08 9:30am 8/13/08 9:30am