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Archived news from the main page. For the latest Zelda community news, see {{Zelda News}}.

2009

June 24, 2009
Two new Tingle games have been announced for Japan: Too Much Tingle Pack, a DSiWare game currently available for 500 DS Points, and Color Changing Tingle's Love Balloon Trip, a sequel to Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland.
September 15, 2009
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks is scheduled to be released on December 7th, 2009 in North America and December 11th, 2009 in Europe.
November 6, 2009
A second trailer, screenshots, and new information are revealed for The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks.
December 11, 2009
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks is released in Europe.
December 29, 2009
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks is released in Japan.

2010

January 6, 2010
The release date for The Legend of Zelda Wii has been announced for the end of 2010.
June 15, 2010
Information regarding The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is unveiled at E3. Due to development improvements, the game is set to be released in 2011.
June 15, 2010
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is unveiled at E3.
September 29, 2010
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 3DS is announced.
December 22, 2010
Shigeru Miyamoto announces that the development of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, scheduled for release in 2011, is over halfway completed.
December 23, 2010
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is voted by GameFAQs users as the Game of the Decade (2000-2009). The results may be viewed here.

2011

January 25, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is revealed to not be a Nintendo 3DS launch title, and will instead be released some time after E3.
January 31, 2011
Satoru Iwata noted in Nintendo's third quarter financial report that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D will be released before The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The report also revealed that Shigeru Miyamoto's team is "entering into the final completion stage" of Skyward Sword.
February 21, 2011
The Legend of Zelda series celebrates its 25th anniversary.
March 9, 2011
It has been announced that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Master Quest will be released as part of the Ocarina of Time 3D remake.
March 2, 2011
A new trailer and images are revealed at the Game Developers Conference for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, respectively. Also, Satoru Iwata announces that Ocarina of Time 3D is intended for a June 2011 release and that a 25th anniversary title is being worked on.
June 7, 2011
Shigeru Miyamoto has detailed Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series 25th anniversary plans. Alongside the Nintendo 3DS release of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX, Nintendo will be hosting a series of live symphonies. These symphonies will later be released, free of charge, on a soundtrack available for anyone who purchases The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and registers his or her copy with Club Nintendo.
June 16, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is released in Japan.
June 17, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is released in Europe.
June 19, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is released in North America.
August 31, 2011
The Legend of Zelda and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link are re-released on the Nintendo 3DS's eShop.
September 26, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition is released on DSiWare in Europe.
September 28, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition is released on DSiWare in North America.
November 18, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is released in Europe.
November 20, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is released in North America.
November 23, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is released in Japan.
November 24, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is released in Australia.
December 14, 2011
It is announced that The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap will be released as one of ten free Virtual Console games available to Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors.
December 15, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap and other 3DS Ambassador games are released in Australia.
December 16, 2011
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap and other 3DS Ambassador games are released in Japan, Europe, and North America.
December 21, 2011
Hyrule Historia is released in Japan.

2012

February 22, 2012
Eiji Aonuma releases Swapnote message to Nintendo 3DS users.
March 13, 2012
It is announced that a costume of Link will be available in Dynasty Warriors VS for the Nintendo 3DS, set to be released on April 26 in Japan.
March 30, 2012
IGN ranks the Master Sword as the best video game weapon ever. The result may be viewed here.
April 12, 2012
Shigeru Miyamoto tells Edge that he would like to make a Legend of Zelda game for the Nintendo 3DS that is "based on, or starting from" The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
The Legend of Zelda is released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Europe and Australia.
May 20, 2012
Nintendo has released worldwide shipment figures for games in the Legend of Zelda series. The game with the most shipments is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64 with 7.6 million worldwide.
June 5, 2012
The Legend of Zelda: Battle Quest, a mini-game featured in the upcoming NintendoLand for the Wii U, is shown at E3 2012.
June 6, 2012
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Japan.
June 7, 2012
Shigeru Miyamoto discusses the next Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U with Entertainment Weekly. According to him, it is in the research and development stage.
June 12, 2012
According to Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo is debating whether to develop a remake of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past or The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask for the Nintendo 3DS.
August 16, 2012
Dark Horse Comics announces that Hyrule Historia will be released in North America on January 29, 2013.
September 13, 2012
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Europe and Australia.
November 22, 2012
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America.
November 28, 2012
Satoru Iwata tells IGN that Nintendo will announce the launch date for the Wii U's Legend of Zelda game in the future, but right now is not the proper time to do so.

2013

January 23, 2013
A high-definition remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker was unveiled on an installment of Nintendo Direct, with a fall 2013 release date.
January 29, 2013
Dark Horse Comics and Nintendo release an English version of Hyrule Historia.
February 27, 2013
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons are released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Japan.
April 17, 2013
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, a new Zelda game for the Nintendo 3DS, is set to release during the 2013 holiday season.
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons are set to be released on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America and Europe on May 30, 2013.
May 30, 2013
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons are released for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America and Europe.
September 20, 2013
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is released on the Wii U eShop, and a download code for the game now comes bundled with select purchases of the Wii U.
September 26, 2013
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD has its retail release in Japan.
November 22, 2013
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has its retail release in North America and Europe.
December 18, 2013
Hyrule Warriors (working title) is announced on Nintendo Direct.

2014

January 30, 2014
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is released for the Wii U eShop in North America.
February 12, 2014
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is released for the Wii U eShop in Japan.

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