Nintendo plans to treat Hyrule Warriors fans by giving the game its own Nintendo Direct Stream.
On Monday, August 4 at 8:00 p.m. PT, Nintendo will be broadcasting a new English-language Nintendo Direct Stream that will feature upcoming Hyrule Warriors game for Wii U.
The announcement comes in the form of a tweet from the official Nintendo of America Twitter account. The Direct Stream is essentially a video briefing that will include ?new details? for the yet-to-be-released, hack-and-slash Wii U game also known as Zelda Muso in Japan. It will be broadcasted simultaneously on Nintendo?s Youtube account and official website.
This Hyrule Warriors news follows earlier reports about the arrival of new characters to the game including Princess Ruto, Darunia, and Shiek ? ?all from the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. All playable characters unveiled so far can be seen in the video below.
Developed by Tecmo Koei Games, Hyrule Warriors combines elements of two other popular games: Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors. As such, this upcoming Wii U title features a lot of iconic Legend of Zelda characters from different versions. The current lineup includes Fi from Skyward Sword, Princess Zelda, Link, Impa, new characters Midna, Agitha, and Lana from Twilight Princess, and as mentioned, Darunia, Princess Ruto, and Sheik from Ocarina of Time.
Meanwhile, a new gameplay trailer for Hyrule Warriors posted by GamesHQMedia showcases Shiek battling several opponents; this also confirms her ?appearance on the game as a playable character. Sheik is actually the incognito version of Princess Zelda. Watch the video below:
Hyrule Warriors will kick off in Japan on August 14; western release dates are September 19 and September 26 for Europe and North America, respectively. This title is only one among Nintendo?s premium lineup of games for the Wii U which includes Bayonetta 2 and Super Smash Bros, among others.