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If you’ve been anywhere near Zelda-focused Twitter lately, chances are you’ve seen people participating in a two-week long celebration of the flagship Nintendo series.  The celebration comes in the form of an event created by Zelda GIF World known as “Zelda Weeks” where a certain day is set aside to honor a specific title in the franchise. The event has me feeling loads of nostalgia and got me reflecting on the impact various Zelda games have had on the franchise over the…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was presented live at Tokyo Game Show yesterday, with the live stream boasting over 10 minutes of gameplay footage, an exciting character reveal, and a few more surprises. But the festivities didn’t stop there, as even more of Age of Calamity was shown off at the streaming event Game Live Japan 2020. The over 20 minutes of game footage shown at the event revealed several locations in Hyrule that appear to carefully match up with locations…

With Tokyo Game Show 2020 taking place this weekend, Zelda fans far and wide were anxious to hear more about the much-anticipated Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. After the game’s surprise announcement earlier this month, TGS was the next big event for fans to look forward to, and it did not disappoint. Koei Tecmo’s Age of Calamity presentation aired early this morning, and we learned quite a bit about the game, from a new trailer, to a new character reveal, to…

Composers for Zelda games do a fantastic job of immersing the player in the moment. Whether it is large, choral tracks for big lore moments or softer melodic tracks for emotional and vulnerable moments, auditory cues are utilized to trigger the emotional response of the player. Thus, music offers a grander picture of the situation at hand and accompanies the visuals and gameplay to cement the idea of escaping into a fictional world. When it comes to combat music, Zelda…

Update 2: The various goodies included in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity‘s Treasure Box bundle were shown off during Koei Tecmo’s presentation at Tokyo Game Show. There is still no word on whether or not this special edition bundle will be released in territories outside of Japan. You can see all the goodies — including the paraglider blanket and baby Guardian charm — in the video above, from 01:35:00 to 01:39:20.   Update 1: The official Japanese Hyrule Warriors Twitter account shared…

Among the many things shown during Koei Tecmo’s presentation at Tokyo Game Show, it was revealed that having save data for Breath of the Wild on a player’s Nintendo Switch will yield a special weapon in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Confirmed by a Nintendo of America, Breath of the Wild players will receive a “Training Sword” weapon for Link in Age of Calamity. Although this is unfortunate for those who only played the game on the Wii U and…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was featured for about an hour during Koei Tecmo’s presentation at Tokyo Game Show 2020. Highlights of the stream include the showing off physical goodies from the Japanese Treasure Box edition, a new character reveal, and a new story trailer. But by far the coolest takeaway was the gameplay footage that was shown, which was over 10 minutes in length! The stream gave us a proper look at how Breath of the Wild‘s gameplay has…

A new story-based trailer for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was revealed during Koei Tecmo’s live stream at Tokyo Game Show 2020. The trailer shows off all four Champions, impactful footage of the destruction across Hyrule at the time of the Calamity, and even a scene in front of the Great Deku Tree. Personally, the music really stood out for me in this teaser, as it fit both the original Breath of the Wild themes but also the Hyrule Warriors…

Koei Tecmo hosted a 50 minute Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity showcase this morning as part of Tokyo Game Show 2020. In addition to a new trailer and new gameplay footage, the stream also featured the surprise announcement that a young Impa will joining the game’s cast as a playable character. Impa, 100 years younger than she was in Breath of the Wild, will join Link, Zelda, and the four Champions as a playable character in Age of Calamity. Today’s live stream showed…

As we learned from the game’s announcement trailer, our next update regarding Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is just around the corner — tomorrow, in fact! Admittedly, it’s anyone’s guess as to how substantial this news will end up being. However, considering that Nintendo made a point to mention the update so far in advance, I’ve got to believe we’ll learn quite a bit. Today’s question is simply this: what do you hope to see tomorrow? Personally, I’m eager to…