Latest
Luke Cage Renewed for Season 2 (December 4, 2016 10:18 pm)
New Guardians Vol. 2 Teaser Released (December 3, 2016 11:10 pm)
New NXT Champion Crowned in Japan (December 3, 2016 10:57 pm)
Netflix Announces Offline Viewing (November 30, 2016 10:30 pm)
Review: Gears of War 4 (November 30, 2016 10:12 am)
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 29/11/2016 (November 30, 2016 7:25 am)
LEGO Worlds Coming to Consoles Next Year (November 29, 2016 11:15 pm)
Results: WWE Raw 28/11/2016 (November 29, 2016 7:24 am)
WWE Announce Next TakeOver Special (November 28, 2016 11:57 pm)
The Legend of Zelda

E3 2016 – Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage Released

The E3 showcase might have had a few surprises tucked away in the form of new releases and announcements, but that didn’t mean that eyebrows couldn’t be raised by previously-announced titles. During this year’s E3, Nintendo unveiled some new footage for the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. 

As well as an official trailer for the upcoming action-adventure, the Nintendo Treehouse episode also included a demo, giving fans a look at the new additions Breath of the Wild brings to Nintendo’s beloved franchise. The game’s opening saw series protagonist Link floating asleep in a strange, ancient Shrine, awakened by a mysterious voice who appears to guide the player throughout the game’s introduction.

The upcoming game introduces the ability to gain health from food items, rather than finding hearts in grass to replenish health. You’ll also be able to create numerous concoctions and recipes to bolster Link’s abilities, with one recipe shown in the demo to temporarily increase the player’s speed and stamina whilst sprinting; a nifty addition to aid encounters with Zelda’s innumerable beasties. Enemies now also exist within camps throughout the game world, with players now able to scavenge their weapons to use on their travels.

The introduction demo is available to watch below.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was originally scheduled for release in 2016, but has recently been pushed back until 2017. The game will be released for the Nintendo Wii U, as well as Nintendo’s upcoming console, the code-named NX. According to a tweet sent by Nintendo, both versions of the game will release at the same time. According to franchise Head Eiji Aonuma, players “will be able to have the same experience in the NX version as they do with the Wii U version.” A specific release date has yet to be confirmed.

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponEmail this to someone

Charlie is a platforming romantic from England, that still speaks in a fashion that died with the Elizabethan era. Having been gaming since the days of Crash Bandicoot, he champions the Playstation, and is only a little bit embarassed that Super Mario Land keeps spelling his defeat.

Comments