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It Takes ~ 1 Hour to Cross Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Map?

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With its new gameplay mechanics and a massive world to frolic in, Zelda: Breath of the Wild was one of the most talked-about games at E3 2016. Nintendo touts it’s the biggest Legend of Zelda game ever, but how big is it really? Curious YouTuber Arekkz Gaming did a bit of rough calculation during a visit to Nintendo’s UK office, discovering that the piece of the map exhibited at E3 -- representing only 2% percent of the game’s entire map -- takes 3 minutes and 40 seconds to walk across. The slim-piece map makes up a 2×2 block of a...

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Nintendo Has Revealed Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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After years of anticipation, Nintendo has finally revealed the name of its latest Legend of Zelda game. It’s called The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and it’s for both the Wii U and the next Nintendo console. Nintendo bills it as the biggest Zelda title yet, with its overworld and dungeons in particular supposedly being the grandest fans have ever seen. The Legend of Zelda Wii U Promises “Something New” for Gamers Such is the scale of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that the demo provided at E3 -- a mere fraction of the entire...

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The Legend of Zelda Wii U Promises “Something New” for Gamers

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The Legend of Zelda Wii U producer Eiji Aonuma says fans of the series should “expect something new” with the new game. In an interview with Famitsu, which was translated by Kotaku, Aonuma revealed that development of the latest Legend of Zelda is “progressing well” and that his team has been kept very “busy”. He specifically stated: “The game has really taken shape, and things have gotten easier. That means things are progressing well. I think the base of our secret sauce has always been Ocarina of Time, but this time, the change in flavor will be like going from...

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Do You Want Link to Speak in The Legend Of Zelda Wii U?

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Ever wondered why series protagonist Link to speak in The Legend of Zelda games? Well, so have we. Longtime Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has admitted that he gets “a lot of fan requests” for everyone’s favorite Nintendo hero to utter a sentence, and we’re not surprised. In an interview with GamesMaster magazine in which he talked about the game, Aonuma unfortunately expressed a disinterest in Link speaking, stating: “We’ve had a lot of requests from fans to hear [Link’s] voice, and while in some ways I do feel that it could be good to have a game where he speaks,...

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Legend of Zelda Wii U Has Open World Unlike Any Other Zelda Game

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When it eventually releases, The Legend of Zelda for Wii U will have an open-world unlike any other Zelda game before it (namely Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword), pushing the Wii U to its limits. In an interview with Gamereactor, Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma revealed that while Skyward Sword had closer-knit dungeons and hubs, the new Zelda game aims to surprise players with a big twist to its design, presumably offering a much bigger world than its predecessor. He specifically stated: “A huge, seamlessly unfolding world is something that can’t be achieved if the hardware isn’t advanced...

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