Nintendo Reveals New Hyrule Warriors Set 100 Years Before Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Nintendo has really been loving these sudden announcements lately, and the latest is here to reveal Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. As the name suggests, the new Musou outing takes place 100 years before the events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and it's due out on Switch on November 20.

Start exploring the great battle that took place a century ago in the debut trailer below.

More about the game from Nintendo:

Hyrule Warriors: The Age of Calamity features gameplay that will be familiar to fans of the Hyrule Warriors and Fire Emblem Warriors games. Focused on performing combos and over-the-top special abilities, the action-heavy gameplay is fast-paced and strategic, perfect for players looking for an intense, non-stop action game with direct ties to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.In addition to all the action, the game is loaded with a robust story that depicts the events, relationships and dramatic moments of the Great Calamity in captivating detail.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity finds plenty of inspiration from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Not just in its visual style. Many of the most popular and fan-favorite characters from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild In addition to hacking and slashing their way through swarms of enemies to defend Hyrule, players will also solve environmental puzzles, unlock weapons and skills, craft materials, visit shops to obtain items and use the power of the are are playable, including Link and Zelda. Sheikah Slate, which fans will recognize from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Source: Press release


Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine.You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoidsFollow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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