If Zelda fans need another reason to attend GDC this year, then we’ve got a good one!
The panel, titled “Change and Constant – Breaking Conventions with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and will see the likes of Game Director Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Art Director Satoru Takizawa and Technical Director Takuhiro Dohta in attendance.
The panel is described as providing “will provide an in-depth look at how these convention-breaking changes were implemented.” And will be hosted between 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. local time on the 1st of March. Now while the panel will not be streamed, it will be shown on the GDC Vault site during the week after the event.
You can find the official press release here:
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE): Three developers behind The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will host a panel at the upcoming Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The panel, “Change and Constant – Breaking Conventions with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” will feature game director Hidemaro Fujibayashi, art director Satoru Takizawa and technical director Takuhiro Dohta. The panel is scheduled to be held 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 1 at the Moscone Center.
For decades, The Legend of Zelda series has been recognized as a trailblazer in game design that has influenced countless other games and developers. The latest game in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for both the Nintendo Switch and Wii U systems, introduces wide-ranging changes that break with many of the traditional conventions of the franchise. The panel will provide an in-depth look at how these convention-breaking changes were implemented.
The panel will take place two days before Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s new home system, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launch. For those who are not attending GDC, a video of the panel will be available at http://www.gdcvault.com the following week.
Source: Nintendo of America PRTags: Breath of the Wild, GDC 2017, Hidemaro Fujibayashi, news, Nintendo, Satoru Takizawa, Takuhiro Dohta, The Legend Of Zelda, Zelda Panel
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