TheSpeedGamers to Host Zelda Marathon for its Ten-Year Anniversary

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It’s kind of hard to believe that TheSpeedGamers is coming up on its tenth anniversary. Even now, one of my favorite memories from within the Zelda fan community was when I watched that 2008 marathon stream of theirs. It was one of the first times I’d seen such a large group of people channel their love for gaming into such positive, real-world change.

It’s fitting, then, that the gang over at TSG celebrate its tenth anniversary with another Legend of Zelda marathon. From March 9 to March 13, this 96-hour stream of the series will be raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Be sure to tune in!

Nintendo Discusses Inspiration Behind Midna’s Design

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1: The Master Trials a mere three days away, Nintendo has begun a series of blog posts highlighting the latest additions to Link’s equipment. Today’s entry should be of particular interest to anyone visiting this site, as it’s all about you-know-who.

Art Director Satoru Takizawa not only discusses the function of Midna’s helmet in Breath of the Wild, but he also sheds more light on the process of designing the Twilight Princess herself. Seriously, it’s brief, but fascinating stuff. Give it a read after the jump!

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Nintendo Treehouse Plays Breath of the Wild’s Master Trials DLC

Nintendo Treehouse spent virtually the entire afternoon today playing upcoming Switch and 3DS content, including Breath of the Wild’s first DLC pack.

Throughout the stream, they show off the latest additions to Link’s wardrobe — from Midna’s Helmet to Majora’s Mask — as well as a closer look at the Cave of Ordeals-inspired Trial of the Sword. Of course, it’s all punctuated by some infectiously enthusiastic commentary from the Treehouse team. Check it out after the jump!

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Breath of the Wild DLC Details Revealed

E3 2017 is finally upon us! During this morning’s Nintendo Spotlight, the big N shed more light on the two DLC packs heading to Breath of the Wild. Although it was revealed more than a month ago, the first pack — The Master Trials — now has a firm release date of June 30. Additionally, this holiday’s story DLC was unveiled as The Champions’ Ballad. Head past the jump for the full announcement!

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