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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

A couple of days ago, a listing for Piggyback’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild guide appeared on Amazon UK – not really a remarkable occurrence by itself, if not for the fact that the description of the guide revealed quite a bit about the game, including the total number of shrines. It seems like Nintendo caught wind of this, as the listing for the guide has now disappeared from Amazon UK, resulting in a 404 error. A search turns up nothing either.

Strategy guides accidentally revealing details from a game is nothing new, though most of the time the revealing text is just edited or deleted. It’s definitely unusual for the entire listing to be (temporarily) deleted. It remains to be seen how Amazon UK will handle pre-orders for the guide while it was still available.


Zelda PodSmashers has put together another video comparison for Zelda: Breath of the Wild based on the game’s latest trailer. Switch footage from that video is put up against clips from Wii U. Watch it in full below.

Thanks to Stephan for the tip.

Dark Horse will soon be coming out with a special Link figurine that was created based on his appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’s 11 inches high, and features a sculpted base.

The figurine won’t be ready for Breath of the Wild’s launch, though it won’t be too long before it’s out. Best Buy, which is taking pre-orders, has it down for March 20.

We’ve included a few photos of the figure below.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s guide from Piggyback is now listed on Amazon UK. On the page, it reveals the amount of Shrines plus the amount for a couple of other elements. Since this may be considered a spoiler for some, head past the break for more details.

Some new screenshots from Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch popped up last night. Those came from Amazon Japan, which also has a few images from the Wii U version. Four of the screenshots on both Switch and Wii U are in the same exact location and poses, meaning we can compare the two.

Here’s a look at how Zelda: Breath of the Wild compares on Switch and Wii U (from left to right):


Several new screenshots from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have popped up on Amazon Japan. We have the full set below.

If that wasn’t enough, we have a closer look at Hyrule’s map thanks to the Japanese collector’s edition. That’s attached below.


Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has teased an alternate ending for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In an interview with IGN Portugal, he said that a different ending will be shown “if you meet certain criteria.” “If you do a few things, you may see a different ending,” Aonuma teased.


A second episode of Nintendo Minute for the week has gone live. In today’s video, Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma stop by to share their top five favorite things about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. View the full episode below.

A few days ago, we heard that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild might feature dual audio based on a comment from a Nintendo representative. Sadly though, producer Eiji Aonuma has confirmed himself that you won’t be able to easily change languages in the game. There is no option to simply turn on the Japanese voice acting rather than the English voices.

Aonuma told IGN Portugal:

“In the case of the Nintendo Switch, if you change the language of the system, you can change the game to Japanese, but that will change everything to Japanese. Unfortunately, it is not possible to play with English text, for example, and Japanese voices.”

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New concept art has emerged for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Today, Nintendo has decided to showcase some of the wildlife – specifically deer. See the art above.

Thanks to Stephan for the tip.


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