Japanese capsule machines strike again with awesome Breath of the Wild keychains

This article originally appeared on Zelda Universe. Capsule machines in Japan often yield some sweet looking merch and the latest prizes for Breath of the Wild fans look rather cool. The prizes on offer are a number of keychains/charms based around Link’s latest adventure, and were tweeted out by the official Japanese Zelda account. There’s a couple … Continue reading Japanese capsule machines strike again with awesome Breath of the Wild keychains

Article 50 has been triggered. The real work begins now.

This article originally appeared on United Politics. With today's historic triggering of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, Theresa May fires the proverbial starter's pistol on the most complicated diplomatic undertaking in British history for quite some time. Unravelling 40 years of political and economic union was always going to be a complicated … Continue reading Article 50 has been triggered. The real work begins now.

Your various Zelda amiibo will work with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

This article originally appeared on Zelda Universe. Much like it’s initial form on Wii U, the upcoming incarnation of Mario Kart 8 on Nintendo Switch will allow you to scan in your various amiibo to unlock racing suits for your Mii character. Making it’s return is the green and gold Link themed suit, but you won’t … Continue reading Your various Zelda amiibo will work with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Breath of the Wild’s art director, Satoru Takizawa: Link’s hat is no longer cool

This article originally appeared on Zelda Universe. By now we’re all familiar with the plethora of ways in which Breath of the Wild tosses out the old tropes of the franchise, and perhaps one of the biggest changes is to Link himself. Or to be more specific, his wardrobe. Whilst the hero’s traditional green garb is … Continue reading Breath of the Wild’s art director, Satoru Takizawa: Link’s hat is no longer cool

UK fans: Share your Breath of the Wild screenshots and win Zelda Symphony tickets

This article originally appeared on Zelda Universe. Nintendo are giving UK fans the chance to win tickets to see the Symphony of the Goddesses at Birmingham’s NEC arena on April 16, as well as VIP passes to the Insomnia 60 gaming festival that weekend, including travel and accommodation, and a full complement of Breath of … Continue reading UK fans: Share your Breath of the Wild screenshots and win Zelda Symphony tickets

Hookshot and other ideas were considered for Breath of the Wild, but ultimately cut

This article originally appeared on Zelda Universe. Breath of the Wild certainly took a new approach to Link’s items and inventory. During that revamp, some of Link’s classic items made a return (fire and ice rods, for example), others got a bit of a revamp (having to manually catch a boomerang was mind-blowing), and some were … Continue reading Hookshot and other ideas were considered for Breath of the Wild, but ultimately cut