Watch TheSpeedGamers’ Zelda Marathon for St. Jude

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Formed in 2008, TheSpeedGamers’ is a non-profit organization that periodically holds gaming marathons for various charities. Watching its 2009 Zelda marathon in particular remains one of my most memorable experiences within the Zelda fan community. Seven years later, these guys are back at it with yet another trek through Link’s adventures.

Considering all of the Zelda content that has released since TSG’s previous Zelda marathon — nearly three years ago — the gang is getting a bit more ambitious this time around. Unlike previous outings, which lasted for about 72 hours, this marathon is scheduled to run for a whole week. It just kicked off a couple of hours ago — be sure to tune in and donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Hyrule Warriors’ Link’s Awakening DLC to Launch June 30 in the UK


A trailer for Hyrule Warriors Legends’ Link’s Awakening DLC pack just released, showcasing what exactly fans can expect. Both the Wii U version and its 3DS counterpart will bring Marin to the playable roster, as well as a nifty pair of boots for Linkle to stomp enemies with. Additionally, 15 new My Fairy costumes and an Adventure Mode map based on Koholint Island will come exclusively to the 3DS version.

The trailer also reveals that the DLC will launch on June 30 in the UK. Considering that the Master Wind Waker pack released simultaneously in both regions, it’s safe-ish to assume that this pack will launch in North America on that day, too. That said, I’ve yet to see any official confirmation.

Check out the trailer after the jump, and let us know in the comments section whether you plan on picking up this DLC.

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Midna is Reggie Fils-Aime’s Favorite Zelda Companion


Among the mayhem that was E3 2016, YouTuber The Completionist got a chance to sit down and record an interview with Reggie Fils-Aime. However, the Nintendo of America CEO quickly turned the tables and began to test the interviewer’s Zelda know-how.

Like the best of the Nintendo Direct skits, this charmingly bizarre video boasts more than a handful of great moments. However, the highlight for me is when Reggie kicks off a lightning round of Zelda-related questions.

When asked who his favorite Zelda companion is, The Completionist snaps “Fi!” However, Reggie simply responds “Eh, Midna. Sorry.” The guy’s got it figured out.

The video is chock-full of little moments such as that one, though — definitely give it a watch after the jump!

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-on Impressions


Time sure does fly — E3 has already come and gone. Now that I’m a few days removed from the show, let’s talk about that one game. The one that many attendees spent the entire event just trying to get access to. I can’t say I blame them, as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is undoubtedly the highlight of this year’s E3.

Nintendo gave attendees access to two distinct demos, adding up to about 35 minutes of playtime. The first one emphasizes the game’s sandbox overworld, while the second offers a glimpse of its story. Throughout this particular article, I’ll be discussing my experience with the latter. Let’s hit the jump and dive right in!

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