PREVIOUS ARTICLENEXT ARTICLE
NEWS
By 5 February 2016 | Categories: news

0

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD may be the remaster of a ten year old title, but according to the latest from Nintendo, the game is not just getting a graphics upgrade.

It will apparently also include a new difficulty level, Hero Mode, to offer a more challenging experience. Opting to dip into the vast expanse of Hyrule in this mode will see you taking double the amount of normal damage, and hearts, responsible for restoring your health, won’t drop as liberally.

Considering that already the boss encounters made for some of the most edge-of-our-seat, exhilarating and memorable battles we have had in a game on the normal difficulty, it should be really interesting to see how much tougher they will be on this mode.

On the other end of the spectrum, Nintendo is adding a new item to make a particular facet of the game somewhat easier. The Ghost Lantern is intended to aid in retrieving Poe’s, souls which are only visible under certain circumstances and which made for a particularly frustrating mission. Two more big differences include inventory management via the GamePad and the integration of a Wolf Link amiibo, which will unlock a new dungeon, the Cave of Shadows.

Finally, we were also treated to a new trailer, which shows a bit more of the bump in fidelity we can expect when the game becomes available on the 4th of March.  

USER COMMENTS

Read
Magazine Online
TechSmart.co.za is South Africa's leading magazine for tech product reviews, tech news, videos, tech specs and gadgets.
Start reading now >
Download latest issue

Have Your Say


What are your plans for the holiday season?
A beach, working on my suntan and relaxing (0 votes)
Working through my gaming backlog (0 votes)
Having a staycation and catching up with all the things that need to be done in my house or apartment (0 votes)
Travelling internationally (0 votes)
Spending time with friends and family (0 votes)
Holiday? What's that? I'm working throughout (1 votes)
Getting reacquainted with my bed, sleeping late and binging Netflix (0 votes)