Nintendo news (October 9) – The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening / Kirby

Today’s Nintendo news: latest Behind the Scenes blog post for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, but also…

  • Kirby
  • NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time
  • Mario Kart Tour
  • Dragalia Lost

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

The latest Behind the Scenes blog post for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is now live, and it’s from Yoshiyuki Haruhana (Graphic Refining Director). He came to talk about the unique visual style of the game.

Here’s an excerpt:

We also aimed to make the game world feel as though you’re peeking into a little diorama. Our vision for this game during development was to create a diorama world in which Link would be a 10cm-or-so tall figurine. We developed the game while imagining the world as if it might actually exist in miniature form, and so we aimed for a balance between two really contradictory ideas; to pursue the charm of a richly detailed creation, while also considering the scale we’d imagined for Link and being careful to avoid adding in too much detail beyond that. It turned out that finding this balance was much easier said than done!

Click here to check out the full thing!


Here’s the latest set of Kirby merchandise from Japan:

And here’s pictures of the latest menu for the Kirby Café, which opens in Hakata on November 14th:

Source: 4Gamer / Gamer

NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time

Here’s the latest episode of NyaNyaNya! Neko Mario Time:

This time episode showcases the following:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
  • Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition (Nintendo Switch, already available worldwide)
  • Disney Tsum Tsum Festival (Nintendo Switch, out on October 10th in Japan, and November 8th in Europe and North America)

Mario Kart Tour

Here’s the trailer for the Tokyo Tour, which is now live in Mario Kart Tour:

Dragalia Lost

Here’s a special music video for Dragalia Lost, from Daoko:

Dragalia Lost (Android, iOS) still does not have a release date in Europe.


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