the legend of zelda


'Link’s Awakening' Is an Excellent Update of a 90s Video Game, Warts 'n All

A new coat of paint and a lovely story, but it's also worth remembering this was designed in the early 90s for the Game Boy.


We Talked to Clams Casino About How the Legend of Zelda Inspired His Album

Playing 'Ocarina of Time' gave the producer creative fuel, even though the Water Temple was still hell.


Why We Got, and Why We Love, Our Video Game Tattoos

Gamers explain why they've been inked with characters from video gaming history.


Everyone Else Is Doing Virtual Reality, So Obviously Nintendo Is Launching a New NES

Why go forwards when you can celebrate some of the best games of all time, and immediately top the Christmas Lists of 30-somethings everywhere?


Nintendo’s E3 Awards Victory Shows That They’re Console Contenders Again

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is E3's outstanding game in the eyes of the critics, which sets Nintendo in great stead for an NX comeback.


Listen to the VICE Gaming Podcast, Episode Seven: The E3 2016 Wrap Special

All of the big talking points from the super-expo in Los Angeles: the food, the fashion, the toilets, the tat, and just a few new video games.


A Round Up of Just About Every New Video Game We Saw at E3 2016

You can't play them all, but we did get our hands on, and faces in front of, the intriguing likes of 'Yooka-Laylee', 'Absolver' and 'Mafia III'.


The New Zelda Represents a Genuinely Fresh Direction for Nintendo’s Veteran Series

Breath of the Wild feels as organic, as inviting, as the original The Legend of Zelda, and this is A Good Thing.


The Legend of Zelda, Link and the Mythos of Milk

1998's 'Ocarina of Time' is an amazing game that only gets better the deeper you analyse it. Case in point: the role of Lon Lon Milk.


Listen to the New VICE Gaming Podcast – It’s a Legend of Zelda Special

With guests Simon Miller and Holly Nielsen discussing retro adventures, Twilight Princess and future fantasies.


The Nintendo 3DS Is the Greatest Handheld Console of All Time

Having sold tens of millions since 2011, Nintendo's portable console is a commercial hit. But it's also an essential window onto video gaming history.


A Blind Man Has Finally Completed ‘Ocarina of Time’ After Five Years

American student Terry Garrett has slain Ganon without even seeing the Zelda series' meanest antagonist.