The Legend of Zelda Producer Promises “New Gameplay” For Tears of the Kingdom That Will Surprise the Gaming World

Published 03/22/2023, 1:10 PM EDT

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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom once again proved to be the most-anticipated video game this year after winning theMost Anticipated Game” title at the Famitsu Game Awards. This upcoming Nintendo game won a similar title at the Game Awards 2022.

It shouldn’t be a surprise for anyone to see such hype for Tears of the Kingdom. After all, The Legend of Zelda has always been among the most beloved titles by Nintendo. One of the reasons fans love this game has been the features each game introduces. So the same can be expected from the upcoming Zelda game too, which even Tears of the Kingdom producer Eiji Aonuma confirmed.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom producer confirms new features


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Eiji Aonuma recently received the “Most Anticipated Game” title for Tears of the Kingdom at the latest Famitsu Game Awards. After taking the award, he revealed some updates about the upcoming Zelda game, which is set to hit the shelves on May 12. Despite the nearing release date, Nintendo is still holding the game close to its chest. But finally, Aonuma shared something related to the game.

The 60-year-old game producer revealed that with Breath of the Wild, they wanted fans to experience the freedom of going wherever they want to across the Hyrule kingdom. But with Tears of the Kingdom, Nintendo wants to introduce some drastic changes that will offer brand-new gameplay to the fans.


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In the trailers, we already saw Link do some new features like passing through objects and flying castles. There are rumors of flying being a significant part of the upcoming Zelda game.


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The game’s producer also underlined the importance of the player’s free imagination in Tears of the Kingdom, which might be a clue to the speculated crafting system. But this isn’t the only new feature that fans will get to enjoy. We know from the previews for the upcoming Legend of Zelda game that it will have vehicle mechanics. But there are also speculations about players being able to craft custom weapons.

Aonuma also revealed that the upcoming Legend of Zelda game will surprise players with a new voyage across Hyrule. The trailers showcased the Hyrule castle flying because of Malice. This black and magenta substance might have a more aggressive role in Tears of the Kingdom, which might also affect Hyrule’s geography.


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Ripan Majumdar


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Ripan Majumdar is an eSports at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan.
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