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No.189168
Legend of ZeldaAnonymous
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Since last thread hit autosage:
http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/08-04-2014/#/video-ndirect
>still no Groose
No.189169
Anonymous
Replies:>>189170
Also I'm pretty sure I hear Yuki Kaji for the new Link. Hoooo boy.
No.189170
Anonymous
Replies:>>189172
>>189169
Is that supposed to mean something? I don't know who that voice actor is.

Link doesn't speak much, does it really matter who does the attack yells and hit screams.
No.189172
Bunker !OFOzVPOG0g
>>189170
Big time VA and Singer

//youtube.com/watch?v=cH1MT5UBkLwyoutube thumb

So a fully voiced Link which is unusal for a dude that hasn't been much more than a Player Avatar, ever.
No.189173
Anonymous
Replies:>>189183
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Guess who's back

//youtube.com/watch?v=4Vfh3YpvxHQyoutube thumb
No.189178
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>189183
There better be some Groose or this game is a failure.
No.189181
Anonymous
Replies:>>189192
//youtube.com/watch?v=3_DZtTR3zu0youtube thumb

the hyrule warriors direct on youtube.

gives a bunch of info.
No.189183
Anonymous
>>189173
End of that is precious.

>>189178
More interested in Twinrova myself.
No.189192
Anonymous
Replies:>>189195
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>>189181
Zelda and Link confirmed for eyebanging right there in the training field, infront of everyone.
>>189192
Link's outfit is pretty choice right there.
No.189196
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>189195

Agreed.
No.189214
Anonymous
Replies:>>189218
>>189195
Yeah his trainee soldier gear looks pretty awesome.
I always wanted to see a game where more of the supporting cast and the hyrule army were featured doing their bit. Link still being the courageous hero obviously but seeing active assistance from the grunts and the mooks in support of him.
No.189215
Anonymous
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No.189218
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
>>189214
I like the setup of Skyward Sword, where he was a cadet and those who graduate get a colored uniform (which just happens to look like the standard Link outfit.) However, I would love a main game where he's doing this in the context of a far, far larger force, perhaps starting you off going through some sort of basic training, and his first skirmish as part of this military is where he sets off as the hero. That chainmail-esque outfit would be a grand fit for it, and going from a relatively unknown person in a huge population would be a change of pace (he's been an unknown person before, but always as part of a small village somewhere on the outskirts.)
No.189232
Nøpe
Not a fan of planing DLC content before release and I never will be.

I'm glad it's small stuff like skins from previous games, but I'd prefer to have them already in the game you buy.
No.189234
Anonymous
>>189232
It really shows off how much freedom Nintendo is giving Tecmo-Koei on this. They gave what might be considered a bit too much, really.
No.189235
Anonymous
>>189232
So you feel that it is crass to begin coming up with a business model for a product you are working on while you are working on it? Like, say, if they were making action figures, you feel it would be crass for them to begin designing accessories that a consumer could purchase to go with their action figure before the figure was released?
No.189236
Anonymous
>>189235
>defending DLC

I love how some people genuinely believe that rip-off schemes qualify as a legit business model in videogames nowadays.
No.189237
Anonymous
Replies:>>189242
>>189235
The difference is you don't have to buy the action figure before the accessories. They're completely separate purchases regardless if they're meant to go together.

It's more like if the accessory was in an indestructable box with a keypad on it, which comes with the figure, and you have to buy the combination to unlock it.
No.189239
Anonymous
>>189236
Maybe if people stopped supporting such methods game companies would cease using them.
No.189242
Anonymous
>>189236
I'm not so much defending DLC as I'm attacking gamers who feel like they should be entitled to the entire future output of a studio because they bought one game one time.

>>189237
Yes, I'm sure the number of people who bought hats for Barbie without first buying a Barbie doll is immense.
No.189243
Nøpe
>>189235
Not really, but we are talking about skins that are clearly already completed. More sophisticated DLC after release I can understand and accept, like a mini expansion pack.

You don't automatically get them as an intensive to buy the game before you know if it's good or not/to sign up for club Nintendo...which is really a program to get you to buy more games anyway.

I like Nintendo, they're my favorite developer, but it's very clear to me what's being done here and I just don't like that model. I feel it's a bit dishonest and cheap to make players jump through hoops or pay extra for content that's complete by the games release.
No.189245
Anonymous
Replies:>>189247
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No.189246
Anonymous
>>Yosuke Hayashi said…
>>“For one, we now have Cuccos in the game. They will appear in battle, and you’ll have to see for yourself what will happen. In addition, we’ve made characters like Ghirahim and Zant playable. We originally thought of them strictly as enemy characters, but went this route in response to people who wanted to try playing as them, too.”
No.189247
Anonymous
>>189245
Those are nice colors
No.189263
Anonymous
Replies:>>189266
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Anyone got an idea what this is supposed to be?
No.189266
Anonymous
Replies:>>189267
>>189263
Looks like some nice fanart recompiled into resemble a magazine page.
No.189267
Anonymous
>>189266
Haha man whats up being so bloody cynical, instantly jumping to the conclusion something is fake?

Its one of the scans from the HW artbook, there's others to go with it.

People think the girls might be different concepts for Lana or something?. No idea what the stuff with link and ghost zelda at the bottom could be about though.
No.189268
Anonymous
>>189267
From what I can tell, it says that she serves as Link's support character. It also says "Linkle" (I guess? It's "Rinkuru") is a girl link.

I'm pretty sure it's fake though dude.
No.189271
Anonymous
http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2014/08/the_hyrule_warriors_artbook_catches_the_eye_with_female_link
The art book is quite real. There's no reason to assume the page is fake. Don't be so afraid of looking anonymously foolish or gullible on the internet that you kneejerk.
No.189279
Anonymous
>>189271
The original Tumblr link it's supposed to all come from is dead. I still think it could be legit, just because they never actually have come close to implementing female Link doesn't mean they haven't necessarily considered it too. And I don't think it's impossible for the Hero of Time/Demise to be incarnated into females, just like I should hope the Goddess of Time would be willing to incarnate into male bodies too if it's more convenient.
No.189284
Anonymous
>>189271
It's not about being afraid of looking foolish. It's about the fact that the filename is "artunknown" and there are no sources backing up the page as real.
No.189288
Anonymous
The internet is telling me that female Link isn't actually *a* female Link per se, but a separate character that was intended as a "little sister" type for Link.
No.189299
Anonymous
>>189267
>>189271
I won't apologize for base skepticism.
Anon just asked me for my ideas on it and I shared it. That's all.
No.189320
Anonymous
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Valga seems rad as hell, just like Lu Bu if lu Bu could turn into A FUCKING DRAGON
No.189321
Anonymous
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For Wizzro as well as being a creepy super-poe style mage he also slaps your shit with Wallmasters.
No.189395
Anonymous
//youtube.com/watch?v=s6H0noU6Rfkyoutube thumb

Needs to be some sort of compilation of these openers made at some point
No.189417
Anonymous
Replies:>>189425
What about the non-hw zelda game for the WiiU.
Any new info for that one?
No.189425
Anonymous
>>189417
There won't be anything for a while. We might not end up seeing anything until next E3 even.
No.189879
Anonymous
Replies:>>191254
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Great Fairy is Best girl
So we all agree that the Sages all get killed at some point when they enter their temples and the temple of light is where their ghosts go?
No.190048
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
>>190044
I think it's more like ascension; it might require death, but I don't think we're explicitly told that they died after venturing in. At most we get something like "we haven't seen them since they went in." So you go in, don't find them, beat boss, then boom Temple of Light.

I could easily see them accessing some part of the Temple that's inaccessible to Link for whatever reason, and that part holds some mechanism for their ascension.
No.190051
Anonymous
>>190044
Don't they have descendants? In Link Between Worlds the sages go through a similar process, but at the end they all get to go back to their families. It's more implied that the sages are unable to live a normal life than it is that they're dead.
No.190495
Anonymous
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I ended up with Amazon since I didn't feel like driving to those other places
No.190523
Anonymous
Replies:>>190576
So Warriors is out now. What do y'all think of the game?

Im pretty much at the end of the story and, while the game was extremely entertaining, it was very short. It looks like the meat of the game is actually in the other modes. I hope they include at least a few new bosses or something or I'll be quite underwhelmed.

Despite being at the end of the game I've played as less than half of the characters, so I'm looking forward to trying them out. Out of the ones I've played Sheik is my favorite, the way they mixed the spell selection into the combos you use was really creative and once I figured it out I was really impressed.
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I went all in
No.190576
Anonymous
>>190523
Turns out I was wrong about the game being short.

The story mode isn't too lengthy but Adventure Mode is fucking huge, it's at least 80% of the game.

Also, in case anyone here doesn't already know on October 16th Nintendo is releasing 3 DLC characters for free. The characters are Cia, Wizro, and Volga. The same day they'll be releasing a whole new Adventure mode map with stuff for the new characters, as well as new weapons and alternate costumes for the existing characters. One of the new weapons for Link is Epona.
No.190720
Anonymous
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/9788-Hyrule-Warriors-Review?utm_source=latest&utm_medium=index_carousel&utm_campaign=all

Guess what Yahtzee thinks of Hyrule Warriors?
No.190721
Anonymous
>>190720
It's a Nintendo game. Watching the video's not even necessary.
No.190722
Anonymous
>>190720
I wish Yahtzee would make up his damn mind. First he says Twilight Princess was pretty good, now he thinks it's shit for some reason.
No.190723
Anonymous
>>190720
No one gives a shit, stop linking to him.
No.190724
Anonymous
>>190722
He turned on it after learning how much like OoT it actually is.
No.190726
Anonymous
Replies:>>190728
>>190722
Yahtzee is a comedian. Stop listening to him for his opinion.
No.190728
Bunker !OFOzVPOG0g
>>190726
unless its during a Lets Drown Out
No.190790
Deon
Replies:>>190792
So now that we know what the upside down triforce means, does that mean Ghirahim is the Lorulian Master Sword?
No.190792
Nøpe
>>190790
Honestly with all the 'dark twisted alternate dimensions' they got going on, it could be from anywhere.
Replies:>>191107
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Epona is a death train that never stops
No.190890
Anonymous
I've been enjoying the game more and more and I'm only like half way done with the adventure map.

Although I am pretty disappointed that the windwaker is actually a pretty shitty weapon. I was hoping it would be a lot more powerful and devastating, but so far it's felt pretty weak.

The gauntlets on the other hand are fucking amazing and are easily my favorite weapon. I can't remember the last time I had so much fun with a videogame.
No.191107
Mister Twister
>>190839
Epona sure is something
//youtube.com/watch?v=ejxyt5zYdpsyoutube thumb
No.191128
Anonymous
Just got a Wii-U recently and hyrule warriors was one of the major reasons.
Been playing it pretty solidly and completed the story mode (haven't completed Cia's sidestory yet) and have moved onto the Adventure mode. Great fun.

Really curious what the new characters will be, I've heard at least some of them will be from Majora's Mask?
No.191131
Anonymous
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Why are Hylian Raid Captains so much more awesome than Hylian Captains?
No.191132
Anonymous
>>191131
Because there are a number of assets ar-RAID in their favor!

...I'll, uh....

...I'll just see my self out.
No.191134
Anonymous
Replies:>>191154
>>191128
There are a few different DLC packs slated to come out, and one of them is going to be Majora's Mask themed. I've heard this pack will have 2 characters in it but I don't have a source for that.

We'll almost definitely get some version of Skull Kid/Majora as a playable character.
No.191137
Anonymous
How impossible is the Master Quest adventure map?
No.191154
Anonymous
Replies:>>191161
>>191134
I think its gonna be SkulKid/Majora and Fierce Deity

No idea what single character is going to be added for the Twilight Princess pack, they already have two major characters.

Would have been interesting if "Linkle" had been a playable character after all that attention the art book got, having a crossbow for her weapon right out of Link's Crossbow Training.
No.191157
Anonymous
Replies:>>191158
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No.191158
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>191166
>>191157
Why are Zelda's ears so much more pronounced than Links? Is that a canon thing and I just never noticed?
No.191161
Anonymous
>>191154
I think the second character will be Tingle.

I don't want it, but I think it's going to happen.
No.191166
Anonymous
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>>191158
She IS royalty, and descended from divinity, its no doubt a noble trait
No.191173
Anonymous
Gnat Hat
No.191181
Anonymous
Replies:>>191183
>>191128
Okay I really really need some assistance.

I've been playing though Adventure Mode solidly but I still am not near completing the first map, never mind the Master Quest which is meant to be harder. I'm having trouble when it comes to getting A ranks to unlock weapons and stuff mostly with characters that aren't Link, its beginning to wear on me.

Does anyone have any advice when it comes to conquering the map and cheesing the different types of stages? For instance I already know that using the bow makes devastation stages easy.
I would also appreciate pointers on how to get the most out of some of the other characters.

Please help.
No.191183
Anonymous
Replies:>>191205
>>191181
Don't forget about the training dojo. I thought it'd be worthless after a while because of how expensive it gets at higher levels, but investing enough to bring a character up like 5 levels actually makes a significant difference. Seriously, use the training dojo.

I can't give tips on every character, but I might be able to help you use Fi. I had trouble with her at first because her first two hits are really weak and too slow to keep comboing enemies like Lizalfos, because they'll break out of them. But if you know the weak-point meter is about to appear over them, start your attack chain but don't hit them with the first two attacks. Fi can move a lot when she attacks, so you can pretty easily land the third hit without touching them on the first two attacks. Her combos are way more effective this way.

From what I can tell the most important part of getting good with characters is actually just experimenting with different approaches until you find something that works. I can still only use like half of the cast well myself.

Oh, and you know about dodge canceling right? Dodge between your attacks and you can stop your combo chain early, it's good for when you're about to get hit and need to move. Also, hold down the dodge button and you can go straight into a sprint.
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Link's Amiibo will unlock a new weapon!
No.191186
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>191194
Majora's Mask 3D!

//youtube.com/watch?v=uqp9fpMqhCoyoutube thumb
No.191194
Anonymous
Replies:>>191197
>>191186
The new moon looks so retarded though. It's funnier than it is creepy.

I have a distinct feeling they're going to censor some things to make the game less disturbing.
No.191197
Anonymous
Replies:>>191199
>>191194
Looks to me like they just tried to update the moon graphically and kinda failed to get the nuances right. Not like some sort of kid-friendly censorship.
No.191198
Anonymous
Replies:>>191199
The moon still just looks like the moon, ya'll are crazy.
No.191199
Anonymous
>>191197
I know, both comments were unrelated.

>>191198
It's not as subtle as it once was, there are so many little details I wish they could've preserved. But the big issue for me is the nose. I don't care who you are, a huge nose like that is just comical. It is legitimately going to prevent me from taking it seriously.
No.191201
Anonymous
Replies:>>191202
>>191199
It's the Majora's Mask moon, how in the hell was it ever subtle or not comical? Like, wasn't that the entire point, that it was SO ridiculous it just becomes funny?
No.191202
Anonymous
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>>191201
No.191203
Jumpman
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No.191205
Anonymous
Replies:>>191211
>>191183
Thanks for the tips fellow anon.

I don't suppose anyone has any particularly broken exploits to add to that? Since I've not even finished the basic Adventure map, and that still leave the Master Quest map, then the TWO NEW ADVENTURE MAPS being added via the dlc's which is what made me despair.
(Btw does anyone know exactly when in November we're supposed to be getting the next pack?)
No.191206
Nøpe
>>191199
Maybe it looks better from the side like
>>191203

Still, having the face be more of a face sort of alters the atmosphere a bit. It'll be interesting to experience.
No.191207
Anonymous
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/v/ is currently freaking the fuck out over the altered lighting. Despite how Iwata specifically said they wanted to preserve the atmosphere as best as possible.
No.191208
Anonymous
Replies:>>191213
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>>191207
By making the facial features larger in proportion to the rest of the moon it does sort of make it look smaller in mass.

Like, the blank moon surface around and between the features helps give it a greater feeling of scale
>>191205
The way he casually says "and when the amiibo comes out, you'll also be able to get the twilight princess pack" suggests the release date is the same as Smash 4 U
No.191213
Nøpe
>>191208
Yeah. It looks more aggressive now, rather than looming.
No.191226
Autonymoose !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>191227
>>191207
They're probably going off original art, too. The N64 likely forced a lot lower quality than they wanted, so they're getting some of it back now that they can do higher resolution. Considering the moon is a constant presence, it's not surprising it received the largest increase in quality.

I think the new Moon is more menacing/creepy, but I can understand how people see it as less of a moon.
No.191227
Anonymous
>>191226
>I think the new Moon is more menacing/creepy,
Yeah, dem teeth. And those sunken eyes.
No.191228
Anonymous
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There's also evidence to suggest that the moon will actually be watching you while you play. The title screen has it looking directly at the camera this time rather than straight out, and >>191203 has it looking towards Link. Not to mention in the Direct video, the moon shifts its eyes toward Iwata for a while before going back.

>yfw you look up in FPV and it's staring into your soul
No.191233
Anonymous
>>191207
I think the nose looks better in the original one, but aside from that it's really no big deal.
No.191235
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
Replies:>>191240
>>191207

New!Moon looks better.
No.191239
Anonymous
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>>191131
No.191240
Anonymous
>>191235
>New!Moon

Stop that.
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The 8-bit magic rod is a candle on a stick.
No.191247
Anonymous
>>191207
Nose could be smaller, but I like it.
No.191254
Anonymous
Replies:>>191256
>>189879
The HW Great Fairy really is fantastic and not only because playing as her involves her giant ass and pair of tits filling the screen

Its a little freaky how powerful she is during the story mode. She is also amusing to play as and not quite like any other character sure technically she is a weapon for link but really in practice she's more like a whole new character

Does anyone know how to unlock the Master Sword special skill? I heard it has something to do with unlocking all weapons, is that all levels of weapons or just the different weapon classes? What does it do anyway?
No.191256
Anonymous
Replies:>>191283
>>191254
To be able to unlock the Master Sword special skill, you do have to unlock all the weapons for each character including every rank for them. Doing so and then killing 25000 foes with the Master Sword will get you Evil's Bane which gives a base damage of 200. It also unlocks the ability to get a similar skill for every other weapon.
Replies:>>191334
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>>191256
2legit2quit
No.191322
Anonymous
The Maser Quest adventure map is confusing with things being changed, I had to use a whistle to get rid of a bush instead after wasting a torch card on it and nothing happening. Does anyone have a guide for this map yet?
No.191326
Anonymous
The secrets are the same as they are in the second quest of Zelda 1, which used the recorder
A lot more often.
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>>191283
And the sequel
No.191398
Anonymous
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No.191427
Anonymous
Replies:>>191556
I think the character in the Twilight Princess pack is going to be midna, non-cursed.
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Try to play to the strengths of your element.
After being launched with an electric move, enemies take extra damage for each hit they take before they touch ground, as indicated by a lightning bolt hitting them.
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Don't forget about the items.
Bombs launch enemies into the air towards you leaving open to attack, and several of them will stay in weakpoint if you bomb them during it.
It's great for Redeads/Gibdos since their weakpoint is nice and telegraphed and they stay still for it.
No.191556
Anonymous
Replies:>>191562
>>191427
What about the Hero's Shade?
No.191562
Anonymous
Replies:>>191586
>>191556
That would be easy for them to do- Link anymations over a a new Skeleton-Link model/skin.
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>>191562
But Midna's More iconic.
No.191589
Anonymous
Replies:>>191590
I'd hope for her alternate form to just be some other weapon for her. I mean, Link and the Great Fairy are practically different characters, so playing as what are practically two different Midnas doesn't seem that far fetched to me.

I'd like Hero's Shade to be the new character because a skeleton swordsman with ghost powers sounds rad to play as. And I'm not sure who else out of TP could make a good character besides him and non-cursed Midna, but if they can make Agitha into a character who knows what they'll do.
>>191589
I imagine Hero's Shade is one of the new costumes for Link.
No.191618
Anonymous
Replies:>>191625
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>Three Gohmas spawn in a "Defeat X enemies in 10 minutes" mission

Manhandlas and Dodongos are easy to evade because they're so slow, but Gohmas are deceptively quick.
>>191618
They sort of demand your attention.
Even if you shoot their eyes out and run away that doesn't hold them off for long.
No.191630
Anonymous
>>191586
Wait thats an actual screenshot? What is that weapon she's using.
No.191631
Nøpe
>>191630
It looks like the twilight mirror.
Which is a little odd.
>>191630
Greetings to everyone in our The Legend of Zelda community! I'm Eiji Aonuma, the supervisor for Hyrule Warriors, and I'm happy to talk to you all again. The second DLC pack for Hyrule Warriors, the Twilight Princess Pack, will be released soon, so today I would like to give you a sneak peek at what's inside. The highlight of the first DLC pack, the Master Quest Pack, was being able to team Link up with Epona. This time around, there will be a new playable character - someone from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess... Who do you think it is? Here's a hint: this character only appeared in this form at the very end of Twilight Princess. In that game, Midna is cursed and cast out from the Twilight Realm, but now you will be able to unleash her true form as Twili Midna! When I was developing Twilight Princess, I thought it was such a waste to let a beautiful princess like her only appear in the ending. Now Koei Tecmo Games has made my wish to see more of her come true. Twili Midna's weapon is the Mirror of Twilight, which appeared in Twilight Princess. This mirror was destroyed at the end of that game, but it's pretty amazing in Hyrule Warriors. In fact, I can't describe in words what's so amazing about it, so I hope you'll download this DLC pack and see for yourself. In addition to Twili Midna, the Twilight Princess Pack includes new weapons, costumes and an adventure map, so if you played through the original game, they should contribute to the fun you'll have in Hyrule Warriors. (For one of the costumes, you can dress Link up as a certain familiar character from the Zelda series. It may make you say ""Wow!"" so I hope you'll look forward to it.) The second DLC pack for Hyrule Warriors, the Twilight Princess Pack, will be released globally on November 27!
No.191719
Anonymous
Replies:>>191725
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>Zelda's tier 2 baton mission
No.191725
Anonymous
Replies:>>191736
>>191719
Don't remember it being that hard myself, what level is your zelda?

Still getting all the weapons for all the characters including the ones I don't use has certainly been a struggle, having trouble bringing myself to go do it. Getting A Ranks can be a huge pain.
No.191727
Anonymous
Replies:>>191728
http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2014/11/peculiar_outfits_and_details_revealed_for_twilight_princess_hyrule_warriors_dlc
>>191727
They know I was just kidding about the dominion rod, right?
Although combining that with zelda's phantom is a nice touch.
No.191736
Anonymous
Replies:>>191742
>>191725
Now that I've beaten it, she was 39. I think the trick to complete it in the necessary time frame is to resist the urge to go after the Fiery Aeralfos immediately, because before you know it, Volga, Wizzro, and a dozen Moblins are knocking on the base's front door. Make the front door a choke point and let everyone come to Zelda.

I'm dreading Agitha's level 3 mission.
>>191736
Yeah, any time where there are two enemy armies, it is always in your best interest to focus all of your attention on the biggest or most powerful army first, as they get a morale boost from the other being defeated.
No.191779
Anonymous
Zant's fun to clear crowds with, but his weak-point smash is the absolute worst.
Replies:>>191811
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Original map this time around.
No.191811
Anonymous
>>191802
There's new item cards as well in that screenshot.

I'm most likely never going to bother getting all the weapons or completing the Master Quest adventure map, but I guess I'll go back to the game to give this one a look and try out Midna.
http://youtu.be/a2KP7kWR4mE
They sure take their sweet time getting to uploading a trailer.
Looks like the mirror and rod are both dark.
Replies:>>191827
Keep in mind that once again a free patch is out at the same time as the DLC, so you'll have to do some tricky maneuvering to get the Wii U to download and install both.
No.191827
Anonymous
>>191826
I didn't have any trouble, it just did it itself, and now character levels go up to a maximum of 150 and materials go up to a maximum of 999.
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Ah, a reason for more materials
No.191832
Anonymous
Does Twili Midna get any other weapons beside the mirror?
No.191833
Anonymous
Heh, Twili Midna's badges are made out of stuff I've had in surplus for a while now.
I've pretty much filled the whole thing from the get go.
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That might be my biggest focus chain yet.
No.191930
Anonymous
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No.191947
Autonymoose !x4vv0ZYuAo
New gameplay video of the new Wii U Zelda
//youtube.com/watch?v=SECWlFInyFMyoutube thumb
>Real horses don't run into trees very often
No.191948
Anonymous
Replies:>>191950
>>191947
Ohhh and Starfox bomb, out next year. I was afraid that Starfox stuff we saw was just the Bayo extras.
No.191950
Anonymous
Replies:>>191955
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>>191948
Star Fox has been confirmed for a while.
No.191951
Jumpman
//youtube.com/watch?v=SBI5PA5tTuMyoutube thumb

>Koji Kondo
>Imagine Dragons

Together at last.
No.191953
Bunker !OFOzVPOG0g
>>191947
I want to see the advanced path finding on that horse. Also I love the jump and shoot slo-mo. That Link still looks a bit curvy, not complaining just taking note.
No.191955
Anonymous
>>191950
Project HAMMER was confirmed too. And so was Starcraft Ghost.
It's not confirmed until there are copies on the shelf.
No.191977
Anonymous
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No.192028
Autonymoose !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>192160
//youtube.com/watch?v=VcBhHBaKaPwyoutube thumb
IGN News talking about the new footage. I can't tell if he's high, super excited, or was told to do the report immediately after the trailer was first shown.
No.192155
Anonymous
Think Shiek could show up in The new Zelda game, being Zelda's "Batman" type persona.
No.192160
Anonymous
>>192028
>You can play as Link

NO, REALLY?
No.192170
Anonymous
Replies:>>192177
>>192155
I think Shiek's long gone and done. Zelda's got lots of ways to be helpful and fun.
No.192177
Anonymous
>>192170
Shame, it would be something to have Hyrule Batman do something then vanish and then Link wondering who that was. But yea since that time Zelda has been given more an active role so there isn't a need for a separate persona that can fight.
No.192180
Anonymous
>>192177
>Shame, it would be something to have Hyrule Batman do something then vanish and then Link wondering who that was.
We've already played that game though.
No.192292
Anonymous
>>192155
>>192177
I think Shiek, if used again, wouldn't be something hidden from Link or the player. Or Ganon, since he'd have seen that trick before, timeline shenanigans notwithstanding. I could see Zelda dressing as Shiek to avoid flak from a royal court afraid of letting their monarch go into combat with little to no backup, though. Which could seem more like Batgirl if Zelda wasn't still the one in charge, with a fancy hideout and Impa to play Alfred.

Also, it'd be funny if she kept her Shiek stuff in a keese cave and can't figure out why they bother Link so much.
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All of the retro outfit packs are now available for $0.99!
No.192471
T4 was here
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http://opentrain.theyear199x.org/?p=393
God (late) Jul!
No.192501
Anonymous
A new year a new Awakening save:

http://fireemblem.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Nauibotics/Awakening_Class_and_Skill_Guide

Time to Eugenics.
No.192605
Anonymous
Replies:>>192606
I don't see any other Nintendo thread and Smash isn't really relevant, but new Fire Emblem trailer. New lord looks like a cross between Micaiah and Tharja which REALLY doesn't bode well.
No.192606
Anonymous
Replies:>>192631
>>192605
This isn't a nintendo general thread, if you want one then just go and start one.

As for something Zelda related, the new characters in the upcoming Majora's Mask dlc pack are Tingle & young Link, I am unhyped as fuck.
No.192609
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
Fuck me, the Majora's Mask 3DS sold out in 15 minutes. What the fuck is this online-only shit? Why did they produce such limited numbers? That just makes it easier for scalpers. If I can't get an MM N3DS, I think I'll just hold off on getting an N3DS because I can still play MM itself on my regular model.

A co-worker from Canada says she managed to get me a pre-order from an EBGames, though that may still fall through.
No.192610
Jumpman
Replies:>>192611
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No.192611
Anonymous
Replies:>>192617
>>192610
Fucking typical.
No.192617
Bunker !OFOzVPOG0g
Replies:>>192632
>>192611
fact that it comes with a woefully undersized SD card makes me skip it.
No.192629
T4 was here
Replies:>>192634
>Super Mario Galaxy 2 on the Virtual Console for 100 kr

Wait what, Awesome, thank you.

Now do Metroid Prime Trilogy next please.
>>192606
And if I'm not mistaken, the new skins are Skull Kid, Oot Sheik and Oot Impa.
No.192632
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
>>192617
That's the thing that annoys me about the N3DS. I bought a 32GB SD card for my regular 3DS, and I can't use on the New? Pooper-shits. Not that I have a lot of stuff and the 4GB micro SD would probably be fine, but it's still annoying.
No.192634
Anonymous
Replies:>>192647
>>192629
That will come after Punch Out!!.
I wonder if it'll come with the DK DLC.

Super glad people will get the chance to play MP Trilogy after the limited run. Best use of the Wii remote I ever played.
No.192635
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>192637
That reminds me, I should throw my metal-case copy of MP Trilogy on eBay sooner than later in case it loses some value after the VC version is released.
No.192637
Anonymous
Replies:>>192645
>>192635
Not to be mean, but the announcement itself probably bumped down the value quite a bit.
I saw some of those go for about $120 USD a few months back.
No.192645
Autonymoose !x4vv0ZYuAo
>>192637
Yeah, I probably missed the boat. Case itself is still collector-worthy, but soon that's all it will be... Checking eBay recent sales are still for $60ish, which is about what I saw last time. It's the new-in-package ones that are going for $100+.
No.192647
T4 was here
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>>192634
Huh...
>Watch SBF Watch the jan nintendo direct

AW FUCK YES!
Replies:>>192652
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No.192652
Anonymous
Replies:>>192656
>>192648
>>192650
>>192651
I'm...highly disappointed.

Honestly, Tingle seems to be the best thing about the pack.
No.192656
Anonymous
>>192652
Are you high? At least kid link has a cool gimmick, Tingle is terrible in every possible way.
No.192657
Anonymous
>>192656
Tingle is the best character.
No.192658
Anonymous
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>>192656
Tingle's great. The inclusion of this little weirdo is just what this game needed.
No.192660
The Sneaky Tiki
Once Groose happens I'll care.
No.192663
Anonymous
Replies:>>192664
Fierce Deity Link>Groose
No.192664
Autonywork !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>192665
>>192663
If you were playing as him constantly instead of a special attack I would agree.
No.192665
The Sneaky Tiki
>>192664
No.192670
Anonymous
Replies:>>192673
I mean, Groose is cool but his popularity is partly just as the bright spot of a shit game. Majora Link using Mask attacks is way more interesting.
No.192673
The Sneaky Tiki
>>192670
Nope, Groose or go home.
No.192704
Anonymous
>>192656
I like his weird facial animations.
No.192724
Anonymous
Replies:>>192728
Complaint I saw about the NEW XL Design is that it shouldn't have been gold but a Purplish Silver. I agree.
No.192728
Anonymous
>>192724
They didn't put any effort into thinking of how many units to make, why should they put effort into a more thematic color design? Slap it gold like all other special Zelda stuff and call it a day...
No.192735
Anonymous
Replies:>>192736
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I don't have a problem with the Majora's Mask 3DS we're getting, but the Majora's Mask face plates for Japan look better in my opinion.
No.192736
Bunker !OFOzVPOG0g
>>192735

Shame they decided to nix the Regular model. Because who really wants customized units.
No.192873
Anonymous
>>192872
>Titled "Worst Change?"
>About swimming as a Zora and actually talks about how it's also a slight improvement
Fucking click-bait.
//youtube.com/watch?v=qtuEuyGSz14youtube thumb
Looks like Young Link is Dark type and Tingle is Fire type.
No.192977
Anonymous
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Yeah I have no interest of returning to the game for the latest dlc pack, it hasn't added anything that I would enjoy playing and I've already played the hell out of it
No.193005
Anonymous
>>193004
Think you missed the Let's Play thread pal.
No.193007
Anonymous
>>193002
Really shoudn't have been in gold, pearl coat purple would have been better.
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People keep trying to change this thread into things that aren't Zelda.
It's strange.
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No.193095
Jumpman
Replies:>>193098
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Look at what you'll never have.
No.193098
Anonymous
>>193095
yea better looking cases that what was offered, bleh. Hence I went with black.
No.193107
Jumpman
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/02/06/legend-of-zelda-netflix-series/

>“The Legend of Zelda,” one of the most popular videogame series of all time, is in the works as a television show at Netflix.

>The video streaming service is in the early stages of developing a live action series based on “Zelda,” about an ordinary boy named Link who must rescue a princess named Zelda and save a fantasy world called Hyrule, said a person familiar with the matter. As it seeks writers to work on the show, Netflix is describing it as “Game of Thrones” for a family audience, this person said.

>The “Zelda” games have traditionally included swords and sorcery, like “Game of Thrones” or “Lord of the Rings,” but typically with a more light-hearted, kid-friendly tone.

>Netflix is said to be working closely with Nintendo, the Japanese game developer that has made about 20 “The Legend of Zelda” games since the original, which was released in the U.S. in 1987.

HOLY CRACKERS!
No.193108
The Sneaky Tiki
>>193107
FUCK YEAH ALRIGHT
No.193109
Anonymous
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>>193107
>>Netflix is describing it as “Game of Thrones”
OH YEAH! THIS IS GONNA BE JUST LIKE MY FANFICTI-
>>for a family audience, this person said.
oh...
No.193110
F-ing
>>193107
LIVE ACTION?!
No.193111
Anonymous
What the fuck is going on, and what direction will this take reoccurring Zelda secondary villain, Ganondorf's Beard?
No.193112
The Sneaky Tiki
I just realized, Groose is an ABSOLUTE MUST, he and his dude gotta roll up like Bulk and Skull in Power Rangers.

The fulcrum of failure and success will be balanced purely on this.
No.193113
Anonymous
Replies:>>193114
what will the age range been on Link Young Kid Link, Cusp of Manhood Link?
No.193114
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>193115
>>193113
14 at very youngest but my guess is a 24 year old playing a 16 year old.
No.193115
Anonymous
Replies:>>193116
>>193114
So very Old Cartoon Link
No.193116
The Sneaky Tiki
>>193115
Nah, think more like Glee in terms of casting, people just a little too old to be who they are, which is fine.
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I feel like I am become god mode
No.193118
Anonymous
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>>193116
>Zelda themed episode of Glee
Oh god.
No.193119
Anonymous
>>193116
"Dawson Casting" as TV Tropes calls it is so common that kids who are their actual age tend to look too young on TV anyway. People are more used to seeing short, babyfaced adults in place of actual teenagers.
No.193120
The Sneaky Tiki
>>193119
Good to know.
No.193121
Anonymous
>>193119
Getting a bit off topic, but that reminded me: Jimmy Fallon recently did a skit where he reunited (most of) the Saved By the Bell cast and he was included. Amazingly, after hair and wardrobe, it was like they aged very little. They were a bit taller, and Zack (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) had really started thinning up top. Oh, and Kelly (Tiffani Thiessen) is pregnant. But aside from those things I may as well have been watching a new episode in the 90s.

Tiffani Thiessen is so hot, hrnnngg
No.193122
Anonymous
>>193107
>but typically with a more light-hearted, kid-friendly tone.

I know they're technically right, but this makes me afraid it'll fall into the usual stereotype of kid-friendly shows that adds a lot of unnecessary, and often unfunny comedy relief. Nintendo games aren't really marketed towards kids anymore.
No.193123
Anonymous
Replies:>>193126
>>193122
>Nintendo games aren't really marketed towards kids anymore.
...buh?

Yeah, dude. They kind of are. There are a couple of series that aim themselves at older audiences, like Fire Emblem and Metroid, but most of Nintendo's titles are aimed at "Everyone," which means kids and teenagers. Zelda's a little less kid-friendly than Mario, but even the darkest entries in the series were never much darker/more mature than, say Avatar the Last Airbender.
No.193124
Anonymous
>>193122
Nintendo games also have only a veneer of kid-friendliness. If you look closely at many of those games you find some really dark shit. Even for the more mature tone of the Zelda games, they go grimdark. LttP has a guy turn into wood. In OoT a guy vanishes, consumed by the Lost Woods. Basically everything in Majora's Mask.
No.193125
Anonymous
>>193124
>If you look closely at many of those games you find some really dark shit.
Okay, but have you ever actually read or watched anything aimed at kids that kids actually like? Kids fucking LOVE "dark shit." And while people have been attempting to coddle kids for the last decade or so, the most popular shows these days among kids have all been going back to their roots on those things.

Kid-friendly doesn't mean saccharine.
No.193126
Anonymous
Replies:>>193128
>>193123
>"Everyone," which means kids and teenagers

I'm sorry, WHAT? Do you even know the meaning of that word? Most modern Nintendo commercials show grown adults playing the games.

>but even the darkest entries in the series were never much darker/more mature than, say Avatar the Last Airbender.

Considering Twilight Princess and Majora's Mask, I'd have to say you are definitely wrong there. Avatar might take itself seriously, but they've hardly ever done anything dark that wasn't so subtle kids might not even notice it. Never on this level:

//youtube.com/watch?v=LwBcGqyFbIMyoutube thumb

//youtube.com/watch?v=699oyO2Zjjcyoutube thumb
No.193127
Anonymous
>>193124
Even Wind Waker had a post-apocalyptic world, with the survivors of the flood retreating to the mountain tops.
No.193128
Anonymous
>>193126
>but they've hardly ever done anything dark that wasn't so subtle kids might not even notice it.
Unless you count the time the main character killed an entire army including a recurring character by drowning while possessed by an angry god?

Look, I'm not saying that Majora's Mask wasn't amazing--it's one of my favorite games of all time. But there is absolutely nothing in that game that isn't appropriate for ten year olds.
No.193133
Jumpman
Replies:>>193135
//youtube.com/watch?v=97uf-WXe7Eoyoutube thumb

Cool to see Dan playing. Judging by the first video, it's gonna be a good run equal to his Goonies 2 videos.
No.193135
Anonymous
Replies:>>193136
>>193133
I like seeing him take charge. I was "watching" their pokemon run and poor daniel sounded so damn lost I felt sorry for the guy.
No.193136
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>193140
>>193135
Well confidence is a thing for Dan, that's why they started off with so many of the games he likes, it's one of Dan's most charming aspects where he literally is like a frozen cave man, a gamer from a different era, like a really mellow AVGN. Pokemon is neat to see him interact with because it's him stepping out of his comfort zone and being like OH THAT IS SO CUTE! I'm hoping as the show goes they'll continue to push with him.

There is a sincerity to Dan that serves well as the heart of Game Grumps, especially where he really isn't a grump at all.
No.193140
Anonymous
>>193136
Maybe Barry, Dan and Ross can do some plays in the Grumpcade
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I guess it's stil a normal sword, it just seems big to Young Link because he's small
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I'm just going to WEAR MASK.
No.193254
Jumpman
With the re-release of Majora's Mask on the 3DS comes the return of Iwata Asks:

http://iwataasks.nintendo.com/interviews/#/3ds/majoras-mask-3d/0/0
No.193262
T4 was here
Replies:>>193263
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WHAT IF!
Link in the netflix show communicats through sign language?
No.193263
Anonymous
Replies:>>193265
>>193262
Would be a really neat way to not make Link talk while being progressive at the same time, but you know they're not going to.

Although actual mutes wouldn't even grunt like Link does.
No.193265
Anonymous
>>193263
Deaf people also use sign language, and they can make grunts.

Because they can't hear the words, people deaf from birth cannot properly create the sounds necessary for most words; part of it is the use of the tongue, part of it is the use of the vocal cords. Many can make "hollow" versions where you understand most of what they're saying, but it's like they're saying it through a wall. Due to this they will communicate through sign language. I have an uncle who was born deaf, and when his kids were younger and he wanted their attention so they would turn to see his signs, he would make this kind of barking noise.

Since grunts are made through a combination of lung movement and involuntary muscle tensing, it's completely possible for deaf people to make the sounds that Link makes when swinging his sword, though they wouldn't be as loud.
No.193267
Jumpman
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Links talks in the manga. Him having a voice isn't exactly that alien of a concept.
No.193269
The Sneaky Tiki
>>193267
Yes, but sign language is far more interesting.
No.193271
Anonymous
Replies:>>193272
>>193267
Yes, but those who read the manga are likely a very small minority of Legend of Zelda fans overall.

I'm not saying they can't do a talking Link, but there would be extremely high expectations if they did vs. an angle that kept him mostly mute.
No.193272
T4 was here
>>193271
>very small minority of Legend of Zelda fans overall
I dont know about that.
I did read them at my local swedish library.

But keep spreading the sign idea and see what happans.
No.193294
Anonymous
Replies:>>193299
I want to make a video someday that breaks down the Zelda timeline into intense detail. Rather than explaining the story like Gametrailers did, I'd explain how the timeline came to be in the first place and how it evolved with each game to where we are today. Because even with Gametrailers's video and Hyrule Historia, a lot of people are still confused as to how it works.
No.193299
Deon
Replies:>>193306
>>193294
OoT seems like it's the backstory to Link to the Past, but the only thing missing is that they seal Ganon in the sacred realm with the triforce of power in OoT but he was sealed with the entire triforce in LttP.
Clearly a third timeline that comes from getting a game over in OoT can wrap everything up into a neat little bow.
No.193305
Anonymous
>>193022
>>193295
I like this guy but he takes entirely too long.
No.193306
Anonymous
Replies:>>193308
>>193299
If a game over leads to LttP, that makes no sense. If the sages could seal Ganon anyway if Link died, what the hell did they need him for in the first place?
No.193308
Deon
>>193306
So it happens in one fight by one guy and not a long drawn out war that is barely won.
No.193414
Anonymous
Replies:>>193415
You know, I used to consider myself a huge Zelda fan. But looking back, so many games have design issues for me that I can't call the series great, only good. It's a bit like Sonic in that every game before Link Between Worlds kept the series alive by focusing on gimmicks rather than what made the series fun in the first place, freedom of exploration. The only games I feel had done that after LttP were MM and WW. The former because of the sidequests and ability to do all dungeons in any order, and the latter because of all the little islands in an endless sea.

Beyond that, OoT is boring, LA and Oracles have annoying controls, Minish Cap was boring again, FS and FSA I haven't played because they're multiplayer only, Phantom and Spirit had awful controls, TP is far too easy among several other things, and Skyward Sword is a pile of shit.

Even the non-HD version of WW pissed me off before the HD version fixed most of its problems. And while I enjoy the 2 NES games, it's more for the challenge and retro charm than anything. I haven't played Link Between Worlds yet, but everything I hear is that it's a return to form.
No.193415
Anonymous
Replies:>>193417
>>193414
> OoT is boring, LA and Oracles have annoying controls, Minish Cap was boring again
>TP is far too easy among several other things
I can surmise the rest, but these mean nothing to me.
Could you explain deeper?
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The importance of dodge cancelling.
No.193417
Anonymous
Replies:>>193420
>>193415
Well, I have nothing better to do, so...

>OoT is boring
Well, as a standalone game it's damn good, but as someone who played LttP first, it feels like LttP only worse. The Hyrule field is huge and empty, making it a chore to walk across, and the sidequests were reduced to time-consuming fetch quests. I also find the dungeons more complex and confusing than other Zelda titles, and I don't just mean the Water Temple. That may be a plus for some, but this means they take ages to complete for me. The game just seems to drag a lot more than LttP for me, and it's very noticeable. Plus the dungeon designs seem so stock now. LttP had a lot more dungeons and that meant they could fit in more creative themes, but for OoT they stick to the basic fire/ice/forest stuff, and here starts the tradition of "items only useful in their respective dungeons".

>LA and Oracles have annoying controls
The problem is that they try to be LttP but with NES controls, and it doesn't work very well. The pegasus boots, iron gauntlets and even the fucking shield are separate items now. Why? What is the point? Why make it so needlessly complicated? You constantly need to swap out items to map them to your A+B buttons to get over hazards, especially in the last few dungeons. You'll spend more time looking at your inventory than the actual game.

>Minish Cap was boring again
More than any other game before Twilight Princess, I felt like I was going through the Zelda motions here. Most Zelda games have something to distract you from going through the motions such as Twilight Princess's story and realistic style, but here even with the ability to make myself tiny, as a Zelda game it felt rather basic to me. I didn't find the dungeons to be very enjoyable or engaging compared to other Zelda's either, and STILL having my shield be mapped to a button pissed me off.

>TP is far too easy among several other things
None of the Zelda games are particularly hard, but this game is almost a cakewalk. I didn't come close to dying even once during my first playthrough. The sidequests are once again reduced to mundane fetch quests, but it's much worse than OoT, because I can't convince myself I'm having fun doing them anymore. The graphics have not aged well at all unlike even OoT, and make me depressed with its 2006-era "realism" approach of browns and greys everywhere. I appreciate it for having a realistic style, but if it were made today, I guarantee it would have more color as "brown and grey" was a fad back then. It feels like they gave all the attention to the story and realistic, darker style (both of which I love) but not enough to the actual game.
No.193418
Anonymous
OoT suffered from Early 3D problems that being big world can be made but end limitations caused it to be pretty empty. I think it had more stuff in one of the earlier prototypes.
No.193420
Anonymous
>>193417
Thank you. That was very in depth.
//youtube.com/watch?v=50iWo_3BLWUyoutube thumb
The final patch; Boss Rush extreme and Ganon mode.
No.193534
Anonymous
I'd like to see a game in the world after Majora's Mask like something with a Teen Link.
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The triforce beam feels too awesome for young link.
No.193684
Anonymous
Blasted Brawl demo playing Link so much I ended up getting a figma one off Amazon. Thankfully the four releases have made them so plentiful that he doesn't go for near a hundred dollars.
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Hasty makes Midna fling enemies diagonally, a direction unsuitable for comboing into a special attack.
I'm not sure how I feel about that??
No.194035
Autonymoose !x4vv0ZYuAo
Replies:>>194036
Majora's Mask is supposed to work with the 3DXL, so you can use the nub to move the camera, right? Do I have to do something special to activate that?
No.194036
Anonymous
>>194035
Nah it just picks up the input.
No.194041
Autonymoose !x4vv0ZYuAo
Ah, it works now, I just had to restart my 3DS for some reason.
No.194737
Anonymous
Replies:>>194849
Goddamn, Minish Cap has so much more talking than I remember. Just let me play the fucking game!
No.194849
Anonymous
>>194737
Yeah, I really liked that one as a kid but I found it a hard game to go back to. It's a very slow game, and easy even for a modern(-ish) Zelda.

When I went back to it I couldn't even force myself to finish the first dungeon. Now that I think about it most of my fond memories of the game are from much later when the game world is actually pretty open. There's cool stuff in the game but it's a slog to get to it.

I still really enjoyed OOT when I went back to that one though. I'm surprised with how unpopular that game has become, though I do understand why some people don't like it.
No.194850
Anonymous
Replies:>>194851
>>194840
It's starting to look like this game is cancelled. It seems FAR too ambitious for the Wii U to handle and there's not even a projected 2016 release date.
No.194851
Anonymous
Replies:>>194852
>>194850
>It's starting to look like this game is cancelled. It seems FAR too ambitious for the Wii U to handle and there's not even a projected 2016 release date.

So I take it this is the first Zelda game you've ever been paying attention to during development. *EVERY* Zelda takes its sweet time coming out. Nintendo doesn't release it until it's done, and they've learned well enough that making projections about when a Zelda game is going to come out far in advance is stupid because they always go through multiple delays. Better to wait until it's in Final Beta before even projecting a release date.
No.194852
Anonymous
>>194851
I understand the delay part, but the sheer size of the game, the physics, the detail in the environment? I don't think the Wii U can handle it without it needing to be scaled back a bit. It looks ambitious for even the PS3.
No.194853
Anonymous
Replies:>>194855
>>194852
Isn't it just skyrim Zelda edition.
No.194854
Anonymous
>>194852
I believe you might either be overestimating this game or underestimating what a video game system can handle.
No.194855
T4 was here
>>194853
So it will have good combat then?
No.194859
Anonymous
>>194852
I doubt this is going to be as big as Xenoblade X which is able to pull off some pretty crazy shit without a hitch. And most of that game's issues with visuals come from bad art design than hardware limitations.
No.195142
Anonymous
Replies:>>195146
>>195141
Oh no. Oh fuck you, Arin. You should've just left it alone.
No.195143
Alpharius
Replies:>>195146
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>>195141
Is this the first time Game Grumps has retread on a game that Jon was on? I dropped Game Grumps about a year ago.
No.195145
Anonymous
>>195141
Of course it had to be redone, this time without a naysayer to object to anything Arin says.
No.195146
The Sneaky Tiki
>>195142
Dude what? Why? Danny wanted it, Anything Danny wants he should get because he is the most precious baby angel.

>>195143
They've been doing this and that, I'm still hoping the do 06, again the main reason for any retreads is "Dan wants to try it."
No.195150
Anonymous
Replies:>>195152
>>195141

I thought they said they were gonna try A Link Between Worlds?
No.195152
The Sneaky Tiki
Replies:>>195155
>>195150
Yeah which is basically a sequel so this I figure they're doing this first.
No.195155
Anonymous
>>195152
Cut down on Danny being lost and asking a lot of questions
No.195503
Alpharius
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>>195497
ILIA 4 LYFE BABY
MIDNAFAGS PLEASE LEAVE
REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

That was a joke. I like this guys style. I'm now sub'd and now watching his old stuff.Ilia still best TP girl tho
No.195568
Anonymous
>>195565
That was pretty good. I hope more people take advantage of SFM like this.
No.195571
MESIAS
>>195565
Hopefully, SFM will effectively replace MMD one day.
No.195575
Mr. Stone !zWb42fBPMM
>>195565

Nintendo should be goddamn grateful that it has fans willing to do stuff like this.
No.195642
Anonymous
Replies:>>195649
http://www.nintendoworldreport.com/news/40409/hyrule-warriors-3ds-announced-in-japan
I don't have high hopes for a Western release.
>>195642
I didn't think the 3DS had the power to handle a muso.
Is this going to be New 3DS only?
No.195651
Anonymous
>>195649
Would have to be maybe, though Metal Gear 3ds was good
No.195663
Anonymous
>>195649
The video's comparison shows a N3DS beside the Wii U version, IIRC. I don't think they've said it's N3DS only, but it wouldn't surprise me. Likely they're trying to make it work well on 3DS before setting something in stone.
No.195666
Anonymous
Anyone stopped to think why are they releasing Wii U games on 3DS? Or why the game libraries for each are kinda homogenous?
Kinda feel like they're dropping portable consoles on some form after the 3DS.
No.195667
Anonymous
>>195666
Well supposed the next system will be some kinda hybrid. Doing what Sony attempted with the portables.
No.195668
Anonymous
>>195666
What other games have been ported from Wii U to 3DS? There have been some Wii games, like Xenoblade Chronicles and Donkey Kong Country Returns, but I'm not aware of others aside from this.

In any case, the Wii U still has low sales, but the 3DS still has moderate-to-high sales. If a game can be ported from the first to the second without much effort, it makes sense to recoup more of the production costs.
No.195669
Anonymous
Replies:>>195671
>>195666
Why would they drop portable consoles? They do BETTER there.
No.195671
Anonymous
>>195669
I blame that on poor marketing. But man, you go anywhere and it used to be kids with GBAs and DSes.
Now its just iPads or such. I don't see mobile gaming being anywhere other than phones.

Maybe I'm just being nutty.
No.195676
Anonymous
Gotta say, Tetra is too cute.
Replies:>>195681
Is it bad that I care nothing about the 3DS version at all, but am still going to get it since it unlocks content in the Wii U version?
No.195681
Anonymous
>>195678
I bought Smash Wii U for free Mewtwo and CD, and I don't even own a Wii U.
No.195683
Deon
Replies:>>195691
But really, what I was hoping for was
Hyrule Warriors 2.
I wonder if we'll at least get a second season of DLC?
A Wind Waker map?
Toon Link?
No.195691
Anonymous
Replies:>>195700
>>195683
Where would you go with a 2, though? Every major character and many secondary characters are already in the game. The only one character it really lacks now is Groose. Campaigns can easily be DLC.
Replies:>>195716
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>>195691
Crisis of Infinite Links
No.195716
rasputin_zero
>>195700
I just remembered I have that poster, it's the underside of the Skyward Sword poster I've got on the wall.

Hmm...maybe it's time for a flip, shake up the living room a bit.
No.195754
Anonymous
https://soundcloud.com/tabbybeard/link-without-me-vocals

Why is this so catchy?
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Hyrule Warriors v1.7.0 confirmed.
It'll add the connectivity option that will unlock Tetra and King of Red Lions if you have Hyrule Warriors Legends.
But besides that, it comes with a free costume.
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>>196283
Out now, even!
No.196285
Anonymous
Replies:>>196291
>>196283
>no cross

FUCKING DROPPED
Replies:>>196294
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>>196285
There's a cross on the magical shield, silly.
A very stylized one that draws no religious connotations whatsoever.
No.196294
Anonymous
Replies:>>196302
>>196291
He just really loves Roman executions.
No.196302
Anonymous
>>196294
Link's pretty hard core.
No.196306
Anonymous
Replies:>>196326
>>196283
Classic Link's...kinda cute in a weird way.
No.196322
Anonymous
>>196283
Tetra and KoRL had better be available as DLC at some point.
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>>196306
I didn't realize his hair was so big.
No.196328
Anonymous
Replies:>>196382
Hmm, I've been meaning to get Hyrule Warriors for awhile now, but I'm unsure if I should get the Wii U version or the 3DS version...
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>>196328
Well, the 3DS version is confirmed to start with all the DLC content from the Wii U version, so that's a $20 value-add right there.