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Zelda Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity Announced

Prequel to Breath of the Wild

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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Nintendo has announced Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity set 100 years before Breath of the Wild.

As is expected of a Warriors game, it’ll be a hack and slash action game and will arrive on Nintendo Switch on November 20. The video below details the game’s story which will allow you to play through Hyrule before the Calamity which occurred setting up Breath of the Wild.

You’ll be able to play as Link, Zelda, in addition to the four champions introduced in Breath of the Wild including Daruk, Revali, Mipha, and Urbosa. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will also utilize the same art style as Breath of the Wild providing additional continuity.

You’ll also solve environmental puzzles, craft, unlock weapons and skills, visit shops to get items, and use the Sheikah Slate. Check out the video below:


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.