Unveiling the Zelda Legend: Nintendo's Ethos and the 'Tears of the Kingdom' Saga

Unveiling the magic of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom! Discover the hidden ethos behind the franchise as director Hidemaro Fujibayashi sheds light on the game's unique position in an exclusive interview.

A Unique Approach: Gameplay Takes the Lead

Discover how The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom took a different path, prioritizing gameplay over narrative. Director Hidemaro Fujibayashi reveals the team's confidence-based approach to crafting the game.

What did Fujibayashi say about the game?

Fujibayashi described the process used to create Tears of the Kingdom. The creators used a really original strategy in developing this. He said, "Once we got to the point where we felt confident in the gameplay experience, that’s when the story starts to emerge,”

The Emergence of Story: A Deliberate Shift

Tears of the Kingdom's narrative came to life when, the gameplay experience was solidified, the captivating story of Zelda began to unfold organically.

Straying from the Common Concept: Nintendo's Bold Choice

Nintendo chose to break away from the industry norm, where narrative often takes precedence. The decision to focus on gameplay first may have been the key to the game's success.

Fruitful Results: Positive Reception and Zelda Lore Enthusiasts

Witness the positive response Tears of the Kingdom received, especially from dedicated Zelda lore enthusiasts. Nintendo's unconventional approach proved to be a fruitful endeavor, captivating gamers and fans alike.

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