Recently some of the members of the GameSpot team sat down to discuss what they’d like to see in the upcoming Zelda Wii U game, and it makes for an interesting watch. Quite a few noteworthy points to think about so hit the jump to find out more!
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It’s January now, the festivities are all behind us and the days are getting longer (at least for us Northerners). We have a whole year ahead of us, full of possibilities, and very full of games! Yes, it’s the time of year everyone starts anticipating the coming year’s lineup, and the time of year bloggers and journalists start producing their ‘most anticipated games lists’.
Many such lists have been produced over the past weeks, and one game seems to feature prominently among them. One that should come as no surprise to Zelda Dungeon readers.
Hyrule Warriors took a different approach in their boss battles, notably the ability to move across the entire map in the midst of fighting. The bosses were also incredibly strong, hammering through the large field while destroying structures around them. With the large, open world of Zelda for Wii U, Eiji Aonuma states that he would like to incorporate this idea into the new Zelda. Hit the jump to hear more! Read more…
The folks over at Smosh Games got a chance to chat with Shigeru Miyamoto and he briefly touched on some updates for the upcoming Legend of Zelda for the Wii U. In particular he talks aout how the game is at a very fun stage of development and that it is really nice to walk around the massive world. Go ahead and make the jump to check out the full quote and video.
It can be argued that the Zelda series has seen a progression towards making each installment incrementally more accessible and easier to grasp for the player. To see this we must first look to the early goings of the franchise.
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Eiji Aonuma, producer of our beloved Zelda series, has revealed the art style in Zelda Wii U is inspired by Japanese Animation; also known as ‘Anime’. As expected, Zelda Wii U will be undoubtedly different from all its predecessors in terms of art and animation.
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Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma recently showed us some gameplay for the upcoming Zelda game for the Wii U. While most people loved the look and are now more excited than ever for what the rest of the game could be like, other people expressed concern that there didn’t appear to be much to do in the overworld. One of the big complaints about Twilight Princess was that, although the was a vast Hyrule to explore, things to find were too few and far between which has led to a certain amount of worry that Zelda Wii U will have the same problem. However, YouTube channel iJustine has managed to obtain some information from Shigeru Miyamoto about what will make Hyrule worth exploring.
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Nintendo’s Amiibo figures became quite popular following their launch in November. They have been especially useful to Zelda players due to their compatibility with Hyrule Warriors. Now with details about the upcoming Wii U Legend of Zelda title being more freely discussed, many fans are wondering whether Amiibo will serve any function in the game. Well, wonder no longer because according to a recent interview with Shigeru Miyamoto, they will!
Despite airing more than a week ago, the Game Awards footage of Zelda Wii U is still revealing details from the new game. As people look deeper into the short glimpse we received, they have managed to pick out notable details that most people missed when it was first shown. Just recently, Reddit user seyon35 shared an image detailing what each of the controls that are visible on-screen would translate to. Thanks to this translation, we now have some idea of just what it will be like to control Epona on the Wii U. Jump on in to see for yourself!
Where would the Legend of Zelda be without its music? Legendary Nintendo composer Koji Kondo sat down with Gamespot at the recent Game Awards event in Las Vegas to discuss how he composes for games. Zelda came up a number of times during the interview as Kondo talked about Majora’s Mask 3D, his role in the upcoming Zelda Wii U, and why the series is his favorite franchise to compose for!
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Ever since the release of Hyrule Warrios for the Wii U, the new character, Lana, has made a huge impression on many of its players. Lana’s personality fits in with the Zelda franchise amazingly; a seemingly cute and simple sorceress who turns out to have a deep and interesting back story. As a totally new character to the Zelda franchise or even the Dystany Warriors franchise, fans didn’t exactly know what to expect from this blue-haired mage. However when Hyrule Warriors was released, a fan base boomed into existence for the game, and also for Lana. With a lovable personality, some awesome abilities, and many fans, who is to say that Lana will only ever be featured in Hyrule Warriors? Will the White Sorceress take part in later installments of the Zelda franchise? Take the jump to join the discussion!
After the recent Zelda Wii U gameplay reveal from Nintendo at the Video Game Awards, IGN editors Jose Otero and Marty Sliva have taken a closer look at the footage, picking out specifics and theorizing on possible narratives for the game. Make the jump to check out their in depth analysis!
If you’re reading this you are likely well aware that Nintendo unveiled some new gameplay footage from Zelda Wii U last weekend. And if you are not aware it’s likely because you’ve been spending the past week on the Moon. While analysis after analysis has followed the unveiling, it seems every detail of the footage has been scrutinized and theorized over. But don’t fret if you’ve missed it all! For the moonlings among you, GameXplain has just produced another analysis video, and a fairly comprehensive 23 minute one at that. Make the jump and take a look!
Over at Scooptendo, Jack Parsons has undertaken a great point by point analysis of the Zelda Wii U map that we saw for the first time on Friday. While we can do nothing but speculate for now, Parsons makes some thoughtful educated guesses about what the new game might hold. Click in for all the details.
We’ve now seen the grand scale of Zelda Wii U’s overworld. Many people are comparing the size and geography of this new world to that of The Legend of Zelda, and they are right to. It is not the first time the series has had such a sprawling country. That being said, is this entirely the best course of action? How will the size of this a huge Hyrule effect the detail and expression of the countryside? Join the discussion after the jump!