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Princess Zelda’s Character Is “Very Complex And Multi-Faceted” In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has explained that Princess Zelda is a “very complex and multi-faceted” character in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. There had been a mixed reaction to the character’s portrayal in the anticipated open-air adventure, after a scene showed Princess Zelda breaking down and crying into Link’s arms. “Regarding how Pr...

Eiji Aonuma On Challenges Faced In The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’s Development

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has touched on the challenges that Nintendo had faced while developing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. With Link’s open-air adventure having suffered multiple delays, Aonuma talked about the length of the development process and the importance of communication to help co-ordinate such a large team to create the open world. “Yes, ...

Capcom Has “No Plans” For Resident Evil 7 On Nintendo Switch

Capcom has “no plans” to release Resident Evil 7 on Nintendo Switch, but the team is looking forward to working on what they see as “a very unique piece of hardware.” That will come as a disappointment to those that had perhaps hoped that the first-person survival horror game had a chance at haunting players on Nintendo Switch. “I think it’s a very unique piece ...

The Unlikely Legend Of Rusty Pup Rolls Toward Nintendo Switch Release

The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup was once destined for Wii U, but, with interest and anticipation swirling around Nintendo Switch, Gory Detail has revealed that development on the puzzle-platformer has shifted to the new console. The developer is excited to bring the game to the console early on and, while a Nintendo 3DS version remains on the cards, they will look to make the most out of what dif...

DFC Intelligence Forecast Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units By 2020

DFC Intelligence are optimistic about Nintendo scoring worldwide success with Nintendo Switch, forecasting that the console will “obtain cumulative hardware unit sales of 40 million by the end of 2020.” The market research firm has acknowledged concerns around the console’s availability and launch line-up, but believes that “demand is expected to be strong and the major iss...

Hollow Knight Descends Into Darkness On Nintendo Switch

Team Cherry has announced that Hollow Knight is now in development for Nintendo Switch after “several technical challenges” have hampered plans to release the 2D action-adventure on Wii U. That decision was not “taken lightly,” but the Australian developer had worried that those that played on Wii U would have experienced “a lesser version of the game.” With a w...

Nippon Ichi Software Praise Ease In Porting From PlayStation 4 To Nintendo Switch

Nippon Ichi Software president Sohei Niikawa has praised how easy it has been for the developer to port Disgaea 5 Complete from PlayStation 4 to Nintendo Switch. When asked by Famitsu whether it had been a smooth process, Niikawa explained that the team had no issues with the hardware and no downgrades had been necessary to make it run on the console. As a PlayStation 4 exclusive originally, Disga...

Dragon Quest Heroes I-II Will Showcase HD Rumble On Nintendo Switch

With Dragon Quest Heroes I-II will release alongside Nintendo Switch in Japan, and we now have a better understanding at how Square Enix will utilise the console. robotstart report that the development team has worked hard to implement HD Rumble, even going as far as to let players feel a different vibration suited to each monster. When you slash a Slime it will produce a jelly-like sensation, whi...

Fire Emblem Heroes Will Launch In 39 Countries

With little over a week to go until Fire Emblem Heroes lands on the App Store and Google Play worldwide, Nintendo has specified that the strategy RPG will be made available in 39 countries. The game will see players wage strategic battles in Fire Emblem, becoming embroiled in a war between the Emblian Empire, which wishes to rule all worlds, and the Askran Kingdom, which stands in its way. As a su...

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has Five Battle Mode Game Types

With Battle Mode set to make a triumphant comeback in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, we appear to have learned more on how Nintendo will expand what was seen on Wii U. NeoGAF uncovered a blunder made by Nintendo Poland, where the subsidiary had accidentally shared more assets for the kart racer than they had meant to. This has revealed five Battle Mode game type icons, namely being: Shine Runners (or Shine ...

GAME Reveal The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Pre-Order Bonuses

GAME has revealed a pre-order bonus for those that purchase The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Those that choose to do so can receive a keyring and poster set, which are available exclusively from the specialist retailer. It is unclear how large the poster is, but it features the artwork released to coincide with E3 2016 where we see Link scaling the side of a mountain. Whereas the keyring i...

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