Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Announced

Earlier today Nintendo announced a new title set 100 years before The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The games, made by KOEI Tecmo Games, is done in their Warriors‘ beat-em-up gameplay style, and shows what takes place in the Kingdom of Hyrule that sets up the events of Breath of the Wild.

As of right now, they showed gameplay of Link, Zelda, and the four champions as they set out to fight armies of Ganons minions, Ancient Guardians, and Yiga clan members. This will show the story of Link in the King Rhoam Bosphoramus Hyrule’s army as they fight back against the threat that is Calamity Ganon.

It is a great way to see how the story unfolds as the events that happen prior to Links 100 year slumber, since they weren’t greatly touched upon in detail in the main game. It will be fantastic to live those flashback cut-scenes and really see everything that went down.

Personally, I wonder if they may end up making the previous Hyrule Warriors game canon within the Zelda timeline. Here’s to looking forward to another great game from the Zelda and Warriors franchise!

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity releases on November 20, 2020 on Nintendo Switch. More info to be released on September 26. As a digital preorder bonus, you can get the Lucky Ladle to use as a weapon in the game.

Update 9/9/20: A Treasure Box edition has been seen on the Japanese preorder site. It includes a copy of the game, an acrylic art display plate, a paraglider-style blanket, and metal charm(s). It’s listed for 16,720 yen which is roughly $157 USD

Let us know in the comments below what you think about this new addition.