The new Zelda Hylian Shield 2DS XL is one legendary portable

Do you ever gaze upon a video game console and wonder, “I wish I could use this to defend myself from the forces of Ganon?” Now you can, with the Hylian Shield 2DS XL.

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The latest Nintendo 2DS XL design looks exactly like Link’s favorite shield, which all legendary heroes of Hyrule wield. Every aspect of this treasure is on display, from the silver lining to the crest of the royal family. And because this is Zelda we’re talking about, the second you open this console up, there’s a treasure waiting for you.

Each console comes with The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds pre-loaded. And gorgeous as it may be, you won’t have to go breaking pots to afford one. This beautiful portable releases on July 2 and is available for pre-order exclusively at GameStop for $160.

Pre-order it here


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Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.