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28 Oct 2020

Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Demo Launching Today

A brand new demo for the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity is set to launch on Nintendo Switch later today.

Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity is the sequel to the 2014 Wii U game, Hyrule Warriors, is set 100 years before the events of The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.

The game will include playable characters such as Link, Zelda, and Impa and will explore more of the backstory and relationships between characters that weren't fully explored in Breath Of The Wild.

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THIS CAN BE THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: Many characters are playable including Link, Zelda, and Impa

New Demo Launching Today

A demo for the upcoming game has been seen on the Nintendo Switch Eshop for certain users.

Twitter user, Commonwealth Realm posted a screenshot on Twitter showing the thumbnail for the demo download, but stated the demo isn't available yet.

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NEW DEMO INCOMING: An image for a new demo has been leaked on the Eshop homepage

The thumbnail appears to only be showing on select users consoles, potentially depending on region, it currently isn't showing on our consoles.

The Dynasty Warriors X Legend Of Zelda cross over is due for release on November 20th.

Pre-Order Bonuses

Pre-ordering the game on the Eshop will grant players the Lucky Ladle as a bonus item.

For players that have Breath Of The Wild save data on their console, they will be granted the Training Sword item.

"This weapon can be equipped by Link. While equipped, Link will carry a wooden Pot Lid in his left hand and sometimes guard against attacks automatically."

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BEST SERVED HOT: Beat your enemies with the Lucky Ladle pre-order item

Along with the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity, fans are eagurely awaiting more news on the upcoming Breath Of The Wild 2, the sequel to the smash hit 2017 game, which will see both Link and Zelda be playable.

But in the mean time, fans have been enjoying Genshin Impact, a game developed by Chinese developers, miHoYo.

miHoYo have taken a lot of inspiration from Breath Of The Wild, and crafted their own smash hit, which has generated over $100 million in revenue in its first few weeks of release.

Genshin Impact is cross platform between PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and mobile and allows for up to 4 player co-op.

The game has also been confirmed for Playstation 5, but sadly no news on an Xbox release yet.