Nintendo Minute Shares Favorite Zelda Games, Gives Shoutout to Midna

This past weekend, Nintendo Minute hosts Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang celebrated Zelda’s 30th anniversary with a rundown of their top three favorite entries in the series. Although there is some overlap — Skyward Sword is on both lists — this video highlights how the franchise as a whole has managed to attract people with radically different tastes.

Yang praises Twilight Princess as her No. 1 pick, and attributes much of the game’s brilliance to everyone’s favorite mischievous imp. Indeed, the air of mystery that surrounds Midna throughout most of the adventure was one of the driving factors of my first play-through.

Check out the video itself after the jump, and be sure to share your top three favorite Zelda games in the comments below!

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Nintendo releases official illustration for Zelda’s 30th anniversary

Appropriately capping off today’s Zelda festivities, Nintendo released a logo and illustration for the series’ 30th anniversary. The piece showcases iconic characters, including Midna herself, from across the saga’s rich history. Really takes you back, doesn’t it?

Check out the full image after the jump!

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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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YouTuber Theorizes Connections Between Zelda Wii U/NX and Twilight Princess

Since its initial unveiling at E3 2014, Zelda U’s story has been shrouded in mystery. Among the handful of hints that have been dropped throughout the past couple of years, most of them revolve around the enigmatic Sheikah.

From recent artwork to the loading screen on the company’s E3 2016 press site, Nintendo seems to be suggesting that the tribe will play a prominent role in Link’s next outing.

YouTuber Zeltik recently shared a fascinating theory regarding the nature of the new Sheikah symbol. He mentions that the pattern surrounding the iconic eye — not to mention the color — is reminiscent of those found in the Palace of Twilight.

Since Twilight Princess’ release, fans have discussed the notion of there being a connection between the Dark Interlopers and the Sheikah. I mean, the tribe’s symbol is present on not only Midna’s helmet, but also her throne.

Zeltik suggests that Zelda U will explore the Interloper War, which many speculate exists in the “Era of Chaos” between Skyward Sword and Minish Cap. Head past the jump for a full rundown of Zeltik’s theory.

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Twilight Princess Lore Summarized in One Minute

YouTube channel LORE is known for summarizing the mythology of various franchises with one-minute animations. It recently took a crack at Twilight Princess, using offbeat comedic imagery to get the message across. Zant’s portrayal alone makes the video worth checking out. Hit the jump to take a look!

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