It's been eight months since The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds came out for 3DS, and already, speedrunners have pretty much hacked it apart.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was, by most accounts, a very good game. It was also, by most accounts, excruciating until you could actually play it.
This is the new Japanese commercial for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. It's amazing and I can't stop watching it.
When the people behind the new Zelda game decided they wanted to use a top-down camera angle, they realized that looking at Link's green hat for 20-something hours wouldn't be all that interesting or pleasant. So they came up with a simple solution: MAKE EVERYTHING SLANTED.
Link to the Past has aged quite well, wouldn't you agree?
Five minutes and three seconds, to be precise—that's how long it just took me to get to the tutorial dungeon in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, which comes out for 3DS on November 22.
Today at New York Comic Con, Nintendo didn't just show a new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds—they demoed some gameplay footage, too.
It's not Hyrule—it's Lorule. Get it?
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is set in the same world as its predecessor, A Link to the Past, but it's way in the future, and the Link you'll play on the 3DS this November is totally different than the Link you played on Super Nintendo two decades ago. Video footage above.