IGN recently caught up with Zelda: Breath of the Wild director Hidemaro Fujibayashi, technical director Takuhiro Dohta, and art director Satoru Takizawa to talk more indepth about the development and creation of the game which brought up some very interesting comments. Some topics that were brushed on include starting out with a small team, the 2D prototype that represents the original Legend Of Zelda on NES, creating The Great Plateau first and building the map around it afterwards, How guardians came to be and more.
Below is a summary of the interview. You can find the full article at IGN here. I would also like to point out that most of the topics that were touched upon were also discussed in Nintendo’s three-part Making Of… Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild which you can check out in one of our previous posts (Video) The Making Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.
Continue reading IGN Talk With Zelda Devs About Breath Of The Wild
Welcome back to Let’s Talk About! The Miketendo64 series that comes in written, video and recorded form and in today’s edition, Mike and I are back to voice our views and opinions quite literally in today’s Let’s Talk About Podcast!
Coming up in today’s show, it’s been getting some perfect scores, the mere mention of dlc sent a lot of us into an outrage and it doesn’t have a Hard Mode! Let’s Talk About Breath of the Wild! Continue reading Let’s Talk About… Breath of the Wild (Incorporating Hard Mode with DLC)
As most My Nintendo users will already know, every time you log into the My Nintendo website, they are greeted with several different animations of their Mii avatar doing various things like fishing, floating on balloons, painting and also playing videogames on Nintendo consoles. There is now a new animation that extends on the playing videogames as your Mii Avatar can now be seen playing Zelda: Breath Of The Wild on the Nintendo Switch with the Neon Joy-Cons in hand. You can see the new animation via the Gif below.
Love The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild but have been waiting for the right opportunity to show off that love? Well that opportunity has come!
While My Nintendo for America has a Zelda wallpaper available that requires purchasing, the official Japanese Nintendo website has not one but two Breath of the Wild themed wallpapers that are perfect for both PC and smartphones and are available in 8 different sizes and you can the different styles right here. Continue reading [Random] Nintendo Offers Free Downloadable Breath of the Wild Wallpapers to All
Well, if Nintendo refuses to give us a number, I guess we’ll just have to listen to the sales tracking firm SuperData instead.
According to a gamesindustry.biz article, SuperData states, Nintendo has sold 1.5 million Switch units worldwide and those numbers do contain data that has been provided by GFK and Famitsu. However those numbers are just for first week sales. Nintendo always said would sell 2 million units during March and if those numbers are true, than that figure could easily have been reached already. But that’s not all! Continue reading SuperData Reveals Nintendo Switch to have Sold 1.5 Million Units in its First Week
Just like how the European My Nintendo saw the addition of wallpaper rewards, the American version is getting a similar treatment, only instead of Mario, they get Link. Continue reading Breath of the Wild and Snipperclips Wallpaper American Rewards are Added to My Nintendo
This just in from Nintendo of America, a 3 Part behind the scenes video series regarding Breath of the Wild’s development will be debuting tomorrow, so make sure you free up some space in your schedule, because this series will be a must watch!
And just in case time zones aren’t your specialty, 6 a.m. PT is 9 a.m. ET, 13 p.m. UTC (UK) and 14 p.m. for most of Europe. But should you miss it entirely, we’ll be sure to share it on our site just as soon as we can.
Source: @NintendoAmerica (Twitter)
Just like the developers “broke” the conventions when they made Breath of the Wild, Nintendo broke the conventions when by launching a new platform in March as opposed to the Holiday period and it’s paid off. Continue reading Nintendo of Europe Confirms Nintendo Switch & Breath of the Wild to be a Monumental Success!
If you brought a Nintendo Switch, then there is a good chance that you’re not accessing the eShop on your Wii U, or you never had one to begin with, which means you’re missing out on something totally random. Continue reading [Random] Breath of the Wild Theme Can Now be Heard Whenever accessing the Wii U eShop
*Spoiler Warning! The subject matter of this video and associated article, is not something you should read/watch should you wish to avoid any kind of Breath of the Wild related Spoiler.
While the Hylian Shield and Master Sword have not appeared in every Zelda game going, they have made an appearance in plenty of the home console titles and obviously Nintendo decided Breath of the Wild needs the Hylian Shield as they have gone ahead and included it in the new console title, as well as Epona and the Master Sword, which we already know for a fact is in it. Continue reading [Video] How to get Your Hands on the Hylian Shield and the Master Sword in Breath of the Wild
We’ve been waiting for this answer for a long time and now we’ve finally got it!
Prior to the decision to bring Breath of the Wid to the Nintendo Switch, the hit Zelda game was to be a Wii U only title that supported “touch features,” but that is no longer the case as those features were removed and we were never really given a reason why. But that is no longer the case as Breath of the Wild Director, Hidemaro Fujibayashi recently conversed with IGN and that discussion lead to the long awaited answer An answer you can read from the Director himself as we have included his comments below: Continue reading Breath of the Wild’s Wii U Touch Features were Removed with “Good Reason”
Hi there, I’m Jack Longman, the Editor-in-Chief of Miketendo64 and armed with a Nintendo Switch to call my own, Miketendo64 is now putting out Nintendo Switch related reviews to match all our other Switch content! Having already reviewed the console itself, in today’s piece we’ll be reviewing one of the Switch’s launch titles, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild!
Continue reading [Review] Diving Head First Into Adventure (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild)
It’s #SwitchWeek and like we promised, after coming together to compile a list of the collective 7 games we’re looking forwards to most on Switch, by submitting five choices of our own, we are ready to reveal on a daily basis our least anticipated game, to our most excited title! (I wonder what number 1 will be?) Continue reading The Miketendo64 #SwitchWeek Most Wanted Countdown! (In at #1, it’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now out, so what better way to celebrate, than to play the game? But if you haven’t got the game just yet, here’s a photo of official art that’s been put out to celebrate the game’s release to tide you over until you can play.
Source: @ZeldaOfficialJP (Twitter)
*Spoiler Warning! The subject matter of these video and associated article, is not something you should read/watch should you wish to avoid any kind of Breath of the Wild related Spoiler. Even if it is just something that is dlc related.
Gamers all around the world are not getting their hands on their very own Nintendo Switch and its associated launch titles and with it, the dlc for Breath of the Wild.
While players must wait quite some time before they can undertake the large part of the DLC which properly begins in Summer, they can however find three new chests in the Great Plateau and get inside one of those chests, is the Nintendo Switch t-shirt we previously heard about.
Below you can find two videos that show off how to get the shirt and just general exploring Hyrule whilst wearing, enjoy and then find it yourself when you are able to play the game for yourself:
Source: GameXlain (YouTube) & NintenDaan (YouTube)