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Nendoroid photo
Nendoroid

Wonder Festival 2015 Winter: Nendoroid invasion


Nintendo is taking center stage here
Feb 08
Good Smile Company's giant wall of reveals (they need to trademark that) has some interesting and/or exciting Nendoroid releases. We have a wide variety of stuff, so there's bound to be something for everyone. Or maybe everyt... read
MF Link photo
Legend of Zelda hero appears
What with figma Link and Nendoroid Toon Link popping up in Good Smile's portfolio over the past few years, it was surely only a matter of time before a full fat scale version of the legendary hero broke ground. And here he is... read feature

Nendoroid Link photo
Nendoroid Link

Nendoroid Link: The Wind Waker Re-Release


Another chance to bring home the hero
Feb 04
If you weren't able to snag Nendo Link when he was first released in Fall of 2014, there's good news! The Wind Waker adventurer will be re-released in June of this year with pre-orders already underway. Good Smile Company's v... read
Nendo Link photo
Maestro please
Last time our reviews editor Rio McCarthy and I teamed up we talked about our collective joy and frustration over Real Action Heroes Link. It seems only appropriate then that we reunite in textual form to look at another vari... read feature

First 4 Figures photo
First 4 Figures

Ganondorf headlines new series of Wind Waker statues


Hyrule better watch out
Jan 21
Wind Waker is, visually, one of best Legend of Zelda games out there. Bringing the game's iconic style to polystone resin grandeur, First 4 Figures has presented Ganondorf to kick off the lineup. Standing at 15 inches tall, G... read
Skull Kid figurine photo
Skull Kid figurine

Skull Kid figurine included with Majora's Mask 3D pre-order


The 3DS remake just got sweeter
Jan 08
There has been great anticipation for the release of Majora's Mask on the 3DS. To sweeten the deal, Nintendo has included a detailed Skull Kid figure in the US$50 Limited Edition bundle. This is great news to anyone who is a ... read
F4F Loftwing Link photo
F4F Loftwing Link

First 4 Figures reveals their Loftwing Link


And it could be a lot better
Oct 28
The folks at First 4 Figures have a new Zelda collectible on display, featuring Link on the back of a crimson Loftwing from Skyward Sword. It's 26 inches tall and the sculpting on the Loftwing is fairly impressive; I love how... read
SDCC 2014: Dark Horse photo
SDCC 2014: Dark Horse

SDCC 2014: Dark Horse


Putting those licenses to good use, I see
Aug 05
Dark Horse came to SDCC with a little bit of something from all of their major licenses, including: Ganondorf and Link were actually on display this time and able to be photographed. The two statues are the Twilight Princess... read
Nintendo photo
What? I don't have to wait for Bandai to produce an articulated Bowser?!
Jakks Pacific apparently has plans to product Nintendo action figures, taking characters from such properties as Super Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong. The news was apparently discovered via an Australian retaile... read feature

Legend of Zelda photo
This much awesome is dangerous
Japan seems to get all the really awesome game bundles. The most recent example is a special "Treasure Box" edition for the upcoming Hyrule Warriors, which includes a Triforce clock, a treasure chest, and a scarf. While I'm n... read feature

What Scarecroodle is upto photo
I also visited the Guggenheim, but they didn't allow photos
Taking a page out of Kristina's book, this week I'd focus on some of the things I've reading and doing while also showing off some related collectibles. Thoughts will be spoken and things will be photographed. More after the jump. read feature

Nintendo charity auction photo
Nintendo charity auction

San Jose State art student charity auction is all about Nintendo


Auction currently open online
May 10
This has fallen just a little under the radar, but there's still time to take part! Students in the San Jose State University Animation/Illustration program are holding Press Start: Nintendo Charity Gallery until May 16 where... read
C2E2 2014 Paisley Fawn photo
C2E2 2014 Paisley Fawn

C2E2 2014: Paisley Fawn


Smudges of many a color
May 02
The majority of Paisley Fawn's C2E2 offerings were different varieties of her signature Smudge plushes. If you aren't acquainted with the creature, you need only look in the gallery to learn of the herd of small, pudgy l... read
Customs photo
Customs

Blow it up! Handmade Zelda bomb and pouch


How else would you store your bombs?
Apr 25
 Coliescutecrafts has crafted a Legend of Zelda-styled bomb pouch and bombs set. The pouch and three beanie bombs (only one photographed) purportedly took her three hours to make (and required suede, thread, leather, yarn, pipe cleaner, poly-fil, and poly pellets). While not the most impressive replicas I've seen, it's still a neat tribute to an awesome franchise. read
RAH Link photo
Too Much Green
I've got a real soft spot for Real Action Heroes Link. Not only because, like many people, I dearly love The Legend of Zelda, but because he was one of the first major pieces of news I covered after I joined the site. As... read feature

Nintendo photo
Nintendo

Zelda and Pokemon monopoly sets perfect for when you're 'board' and want to game


A weird team-up, considering board games stopped being relevant when video games were invented
Apr 13
There must be some unwritten rule asserting that if it exists then eventually it will receive its own version of Monopoly. Although it seems that just about everything has been covered, the list of whatever-is-left has shrunk... read
Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

Nendoroid Link is ready for a pre-order adventure


The adventure will probably take him months to reach your house
Apr 11
[UPDATE: Kahotan has released a preview gallery] Good Smile Company's Nendoroid Wind Waker Link is currently available for pre-order. While the character won't come with things like a bomb, boomerang, or hookshot, he will inc... read
Miyazawa S2014: Link photo
This time, he's in serious business mode
It was nearly a year ago that I first talked about how much I'd like to see a Nendoroid of Wind Waker Link, and at the past two WonFes events, we've seen the green-clad warrior in his chibi form. While February's ev... read feature

Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

First 4 Figures adds Zelda to their Legend of Zelda line


This princess wields a sword
Apr 01
By popular demand, First 4 Figures is adding another statue to their Legend of Zelda line; Princess Zelda. Looking exquisitely beautiful, Zelda is designed after the official artwork for Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. A... read
Legend of Zelda amigurumi photo
Legend of Zelda amigurumi

Help this Lost Maiamai find a home


Crochet one of the scattered crustaceans from Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Mar 16
I know quite a few amigurumi enthusiasts who are fond of Ravelry. The site's pattern database is massive and its network of helpful users is a godsend. Plus, every so often you find a pattern that just leaps out at you as som... read
Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

Pre-orders are open for Dark Horse's Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess statues


From Twilight Princess, Link and Ganondorf are ready to be ordered
Mar 07
At NY Toy Fair, Dark Horse finally allowed us to see their statues from Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. There were two on display, Link and Ganondorf. The Link statued looked good, but Ganondorf was just impressive. Now ... read
Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

Toy Fair 2014: Dark Horse - Legend of Zelda statues


These are proud statues for any Zelda fan
Feb 18
At SDCC this year, Dark Horse announced that they would be making figures from Legend of Zelda. If I remember correctly, they had the figures there but they weren’t allowing people to take pictures. Well, it looks... read
LEGO CUUSOO photo
LEGO CUUSOO

LEGO's next sets up for consideration are a nerd's dream


Next LEGO set could be for Macross, Zelda, BTTF, Adventure Time, Sherlock, or Japan itself
Feb 14
LEGO CUUSOO has announced the latest round of fan-made sets up for consideration to be made into real products that anyone can buy. Previous winners include the Back to the Future DeLorean time machine with Doc and ... read
Nendo Link photo
Nendo Link

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Nendoroid Link arrives!


Come sail away with me
Feb 08
You wanted him. I wanted him. Let's face it, pretty much everyone with a soul wanted Nendoroid Link from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. And now he's finally here! Well, not quite, but we have at least got the first pict... read
WonFes 2014 Winter photo
WonFes 2014 Winter

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Planned figma and Nendoroids


You just have to identify them all
Feb 08
If you're tuned in here, you just want to know what Good Smile Company and its army of subsidiaries have ready for you to start pre-ordering and drooling over. They've decided to make things a bit easier and just gone ahead a... read
Legend of Zelda photo
Legend of Zelda

Custom Delights: Legend of Zelda Triforce medallion


Will it make all my wishes come true?
Jan 03
Christmas may be over, but here is an ornament that you can hang to represent your love for Legend of Zelda…or just golden triangles. Made by artist, Christopher Soprano of Sop-Art Studio, this Triforce medallion is m... read
Legend of Zelda plush photo
Legend of Zelda plush

Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker gets new plush pre-orders


Cue the opened-chest sound effect
Dec 06
Just in time for the release of Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds comes a new quartet of plush characters from Nintendo's hit gaming franchise, courtesy of San-ei Boeki. These cuties take after their cel-shaded counterpa... read
GSC Delays photo
GSC Delays

GSC announces a raft of delays for September


Isn't this like the millionth time Bayonetta has been delayed?
Sep 17
By now, Good Smile Company's monthly release schedule post has become a regular source of frustration as the firm announces which figures will miss their shipping dates. This month is no different, except maybe for a higher t... read
The Wind Waker photo
Set sail for retail!
[Update: The Limited Edition will also be coming the the United States and is available exclusively from Gamestop] I'm super excited about the upcoming launch of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and just to whet my... read feature

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Kodykoala Toys creates custom steampunk Link figure


Now it's not so dangerous to go alone
Aug 27
Custom toy designer, Donald Kennedy of Kodykoala Toys has given Link quite an upgrade. Kennedy has created a custom steampunk Link action figure available in his Etsy store. His first Legend of Zelda custom, Link is made dri... read
WF2013S: Medicom photo
WF2013S: Medicom

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Medicom


Real Action Heroes are a plenty
Jul 28
The attraction for Medicom is their lineup of 1/6 Real Action Heroes. They've made a surge as of late by going after key sought-after characters like Link and Saber. With the line finally getting its focus somewhere beyond Ka... read
WonFes: Nintendo Nendos photo
Are your bodies ready?
Your eyes do not deceive you: Nendoroid Luigi and Wind Waker Link art is in that header image. They're coming. We have no other info at this time, but Link should have been obvious: I mentioned it was the most likely non-Mari... read feature







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