Category: Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity

Warning: This post contains minor spoilers for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Skip the opening paragraph, I guess, if you’re worried about that type of thing. Guess who’s back, back again! That’s right, it’s Zelda Dungeon’s weekly Caption Contest! And as we’ve done the past several weeks, we’re highlighting another screenshot from the recently released Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity! One character that I am certainly disappointed wasn’t part of the game’s playable roster was Robbie, the Sheikah mechanist and…

Spoiler Warning: The following article contains spoilers for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. If you are avoiding information about the contents of this game, please bookmark our story and enjoy it at a later date. Rumors of possible DLC material for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity have surfaced as more content has been unearthed by data-miners. While it is nothing more than speculation at this point, fans of the new game will find these files very intriguing. As reported by…

Group projects are daunting undertakings. Even when you have the best team assembled, individuals will have their own vision on what they believe the best end result will look like. Now, imagine you’re in a group project, wanting to live up to Nintendo’s standards, to create a Zelda game. That is a daunting undertaking few outside developers have ever attempted. In this final installment of our deep dive into Famitsu‘s interview with Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma and members of Age of Calamity‘s development…

In a recent interview with Nishikawa-kun of Japanese gaming news outlet Famitsu, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity producer Yōsuke Hayashi, director Ryōta Matsushita, and Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma elaborated on the game’s development. Given that this is a Warriors title, the combat found within Age of Calamity was a significant change from what we were presented with in Breath of the Wild. One of the most important changes is that of the additional characters that the player has access to throughout the course…

Special editions are a big thing for many collectors, and Zelda fans are no exception. When Breath of the Wild was released in 2017, it came with two different Collector’s Editions in North America. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is getting bonus swag in Japan and a special keyring for those in the US who pre-ordered through GameStop. This got me thinking though, what do you hope for in Special Editions of future Zelda games? Going almost ten years back,…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is a pretty accepted idea at this point, but when it was first revealed, it was rather left field as a concept for a lot of people. Continuing from our previous article reporting on Famitsu‘s own Nishikawa’s interview with Eiji Aonuma and the team at Koei Tecmo, another portion of the interview went into discussing the process of how exactly Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity came to be. Given the non-canon nature of the original…

No game is perfect. Due to the complicated nature of their creation, each game is bound to have a few bugs or glitches in it. Some bugs can provide hilarious moments, such as the giant chickens in Skyrim; others can slow down game progression. But the worst ones of all make a game unplayable. Thankfully, in the digital era, developers have the ability to squash bugs after a game’s release! Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity‘s first update rolled out this…

While there’s going to be much debate about whether Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity deserves recognition as canon, the Zelda community has reached overwhelming consensus about one aspect of the game — it’s an absolute blast to play. Smashing through waves of Bokoblins, outflanking Hinox and Lynels, and fending off hordes of Guardian Stalkers is the stuff of dreams. Recent interviews with Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma and Koei Tecmo’s Yosuke Hayashi revealed that, while Nintendo doesn’t anticipate Hyrule Warriors becoming a regular series,…

Recently, the developers of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity sat down with Famitsu‘s Nishikawa-kun to discuss the origins of the game, its original soundtrack, and the guidelines put forth by Nintendo in their relationship with Koei Tecmo’s team. While many of those aspects will be explored in other articles, this will focus specifically on the development of the game’s stunning soundtrack and the voice acting. Nishikawa-kun noted that previous Warriors titles are marked by heavy use of electric rock in their trademark musical…

Not even a week after its release, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is the best selling Warriors title of all time! This comes as the game breaks over 3 million copies sold, according to a statement by Koei Techmo to Japanese publication Famitsu. This is the first time a Warriors title has managed to break this many copies sold, setting a new record for the franchise. This information certainly comes as a boon or the Zelda franchise’s bragging rights, and goes to…