Hyrule Warriors

Ports… Ports Everywhere…

A year ago I wanted Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition baaaaad. I mean, I was jonesing hard, man. The first version for the Wii U was a fantastic experience, and Legends on the 3DS only added to the amazement. There were reasons to play both: from a gameplay perspective, Legends was the clear winner, but being on the 3DS certainly held it back from a technical standpoint. And so, my moments betwee...

Details on amiibo compatibility emerge

Nintendo’s first wave of amiibo figurines will launch alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on November 21st. Their built-in near-field communication (NFC) technology will allow players to scan them into compatible games easily by swiping them over the bottom left surface of the Wii U GamePad. In addition to their function in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, we now know how the figures will work...

Link’s amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo of America tweeted today that Link’s amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors. This is a game that wasn’t listed as amiibo-compatible until now, but we’ll have to wait to find out exactly how the NFC figure will work with Hyrule Warriors. Since Link’s is the only figure currently announced to work with the game, does this change your previous amiibo pu...

Epona will be a weapon for Link in Hyrule Warriors DLC

Who thought this would ever happen. Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma took to Miiverse to state: “Beyond that, additional downloadable content will become available in Hyrule Warriors after the game launches. The first DLC pack, Master Quest Pack, will be released on October 16. The details of that pack will be revealed soon, but today, let me give you a sneak peak at an additional weapon. The new weapon...

Hyrule Warriors review: Will it hack’n’slash its way into your Wii U?

Hyrule Warriors was announced during the 18th December Nintendo Direct, and even when it was first shown I was skeptical. I mean, how could a series known for its exploration and puzzle solving, combined with excellent dungeon design, maintain the same atmosphere when some of the elements that make the Zelda series what it is are removed? Let’s find out! Hyrule Warriors is a unique collabora...

[Update] Hyrule Warriors DLC announced, due in October

[Second Update] The DLC packs are: The Master Quest pack (includes a new scenario, a new weapon, a new adventure mode map and two new costumes). The Twilight Princess Pack out in November (includes a brand new character, a new weapon, a new adventure mode map and two new costumes). Majora’S Mask Pack out in January (includes two new characters, a new adventure mode map and three new costumes...

New characters, modes and more from Hyrule Warriors Nintendo Direct

Today Nintendo broadcasted another Nintendo Direct, this one focused entirely on the Legend of Zelda/Dynasty Warriors crossover Hyrule Warriors. You can check out the broadcast below: The highlights includes; new playable character: Ganondorf new playable character: Zant new playable character: Ghirahim new item: giant bombchu new weapon: Chain Chomp Adventure mode, with NES style map to concur Th...

[Updated] Nintendo Direct focusing on Hyrule Warriors headed our way

Update: Fans in the UK can watch the Nintendo Direct here at the less insane time of 08:00 CEST. If you’re good with 05:00 CEST, however, feel free to tune into Nintendo of America’s broadcast here! Original Post: Nintendo of America’s official Twitter account has revealed that a Nintendo Direct broadcast focusing on Hyrule Warriors is on the way. The live stream of the Direct wi...

New characters announced for Hyrule Warriors, including Zant and Agitha

New screenshots on Nintendo’s console gaming Facebook page show a few new characters in action in Hyrule Warriors: Lana (a newcomer; shown above), Agitha, and Zant (both from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess). It’s hard to tell, but from the descriptions alongside the new photos, it seems like Lana and Agitha are playable, while Zant is a boss fight of some kind in the Twilight P...

More details emerge on Hyrule Warriors, including release date

Developer insights and a flashy new trailer have revealed a thing or two about the Wii U crossover of Dynasty Warriors with Zelda, Hyrule Warriors. In addition to Link and Impa, Zelda and Midna will be playable characters in the game. The developers have made the lofty promise that whatever character you like from the Zelda franchise you can expect to play as in Hyrule Warriors. Each character has...

Hyrule Warriors coming to Wii U in 2014

A flashy trailer showing Link fighting various of his familiar enemies was shown first thing during this morning’s Nintendo Direct broadcast. The tentative name for the game is Hyrule Warriors, a collaborative effort between Nintendo and Tecmo Koei. It’s important to note that this is not going to be an entry in the main Zelda franchise, rather a sort of crossover with the Dynasty Warr...

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