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Upcoming Wii U Exclusive ‘Hyrule Warriors’ Blends The Legend of Zelda with Dynasty Warriors

Upcoming Wii U Exclusive ‘Hyrule Warriors’ Blends The Legend of Zelda with Dynasty Warriors

by Steve CullumMay 27, 2014

Later this year, Nintendo’s Zelda characters will mix it up with Dynasty Warriors in an exclusive title for Wii U. Hyrule Warriors will allow you to play as Link and others, including Impa, in a brand new way. As you battle across Hyrule, you will lay waste to some of the fiercest Zelda enemies in brutal ways and amazing combos.

As you wait for what seems to be a great game, check out this new batch of screenshots Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have provided us.


Nintendo News: Upcoming Exclusive Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Blends The Legend of Zeldawith Dynasty Warriors

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hyrule Warriors, the imaginative upcoming game for the Wii U console, combines the action-packed game play of Tecmo Koei’s Dynasty Warriors series with the iconic characters and worlds from The Legend of Zelda series. In addition to the focused action game play of leading one soldier against a massive horde of enemies, theDynasty Warriors series is also known for its epic storyline. In this game, players control Link as he faces a powerful new enemy – the evil sorceress Cia – and her army to rescue the captive Princess Zelda. For the first time ever, Princess Zelda’s loyal Hyrulean Captain Impa makes her debut as a playable character. Impa equips a huge sword and can perform powerful combos to defeat enemies. Many other surprising playable characters make appearances in Hyrule Warriors, and each playable character will have signature weapons and action animations.

The first stage of the game takes place in Hyrule Field, a location that will be very familiar to fans of The Legend of Zelda series. The game-play structure of most of the stages bears a close resemblance to the Dynasty Warrior games, so Hyrule Warriorsis a game that can truly be enjoyed by fans of both The Legend of Zelda and theDynasty Warrior series. Players must defend or reclaim areas by fighting against hordes of enemies and using different types of flashy and powerful moves. Players will encounter new enemies such as Sorceress Cia, but some familiar enemies like Bokoblins and Lizalfos from The Legend of Zelda series will also appear in the game.

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[PR Email from Nintendo of America]


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Steve Cullum
Steve is a Senior Editor for NintendoFuse. He has been a Nintendo fan since the NES and Game Boy. His favorite types of games are action platformers, multiplayer “party” games, and any game that is pure fun and pulls him in for hours. Steve has been blogging for NintendoFuse since 2008.

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