The Outset Islanders

| at 3:11 PM on Wednesday March 13, 2013

The text on this page is taken from pages 30 and 31 of the Zelda Box guidebook, released in Japan in 2002. The Developers Discuss the Outset Islanders Aonuma: Zill was created early on, wasn’t he? Haruhana: He was the 2nd or 3rd character made by the designers in charge. An illustration of a snotty-nosed […]

The Sages

| at 10:10 PM on Monday March 11, 2013

The text on this page is taken from pages 28 and 29 of the Zelda Box guidebook, released in Japan in 2002. The sketches are taken from The Wind Waker section of Hyrule Historia, preserved in a gallery of official Wind Waker art maintained by History of Hyrule. The Developers Discuss Medli & Makar Takano: […]

The Secondary Characters

| at 3:30 PM on Wednesday February 6, 2013

The text and design sketches on this page (with the exception of the Jabun sketch from Hyrule Historia) are taken from pages 22 to 24 of the Zelda Box guidebook, released in Japan in 2002. The sketches are preserved for posterity in a gallery of official Wind Waker art maintained by History of Hyrule. The […]

The Main Characters

| at 10:31 PM on Monday February 4, 2013

The text and design sketches on this page are taken from pages 18 to 21 of the Zelda Box guidebook, released in Japan in 2002. The sketches are preserved for posterity in a gallery of official Wind Waker art maintained by History of Hyrule. The Developers Discuss Link Aonuma: You could say that one of […]

Protected: The Riddle of the Tower of the Gods

| at 9:15 PM on Saturday January 5, 2013

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Spaceworld 2000

| at 3:30 PM on Tuesday November 20, 2012

Media kindly provided by Lavacopter. Commentary provided by GlitterBerri and Fizzle. August 24th, 2000 (Spaceworld) Ah yes, the first glimpse we saw of a Gamecube Zelda in the realistic style of Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask. Nothing peaked the anticipation of fans like a fully-rendered face-off between Link and Ganondorf. If only they knew […]

The Graphic Designers Tell It Straight (Part 5)

| at 3:20 AM on Tuesday November 20, 2012

The Team Members Talk Shadow of the Colossus Is there anything in Shadow of the Colossus that you’d like players to see, or play styles you’d like them to try? Nakano: We put a lot of effort into the atmosphere of the world, so I’d like the players to take it all in. Niwa: When […]

Zelda Is Always Bringing Something New to the Table

| at 1:27 AM on Tuesday November 20, 2012

The Legend of Zelda – Majora’s Mask has just been released on the Nintendo 64. We’ll start by introducing the people that will be appearing in this interview. Gathered here today to talk with us are producer Shigeru Miyamoto, and two of the game’s six directors: Eiji Aonuma and Yoshiaki Koizumi. This marks the first […]

Trip Kafei

| at 9:02 AM on Tuesday October 16, 2012

I finally have a video for this easter egg, thanks to two wonderful fans! I had no part in its creation. Thank you, guys! It is possible to knock Kafei over. 1. On the morning of the 1st day, leave the Clock Tower. 2. Put on the Deku Mask and lead the dog (who is […]

The Art of Ady1989

| at 10:05 AM on Monday September 3, 2012

Recently, I’ve been extremely busy with Hyrule Historia, so today I’d like to take a moment to showcase a friend’s artwork. He’s just started drawing again, and he’d really appreciate any constructive criticism or comments on his art. Do you have any advice for him, or recommendations for what he should work on next? Click […]