Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Game Informer features (#12: training Nintendo’s next generation)

As announced the other day, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is on the cover of Game Informer this month, which means the game is getting month-long online coverage on the magazine’s website. There will be various features, covering the following topics:

  • how the game truly re-examines the Zelda formula
  • plenty of details about the new dungeons
  • what’s in store for the future of 2D Zelda games
  • Eiji Aonuma’s favorite Zelda games
  • and more…

In this post, we’re going to gather all the “minor” features, that don’t really need a separate post, but also links to the separate post for the major features, so you can have everything in one place!

Feature #1 – 51 Questions And Answers About The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

In this one, Eiji Aonuma and Shigeru Miyamoto answers no less than 51 questions, which are not all about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. 

Feature #2 – Exclusive screenshots

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Feature #3 – Play impressions

In the latest episode of the Game Informer Show, the team share their play impressions:

Feature #4: Details about the dungeons

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Feature #5: Gameplay footage

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Feature #6: Zelda game from the handheld team on Switch?

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Feature #7: Storytelling in Zelda games, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s “trick”

The 7th online feature is a video interview with Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma, where the pair discuss storytelling in the Legend of Zelda games. To be more precise, the interview goes over how some of their previous comments about storytelling in games have been “miscontrued”, what they learned from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and the team’s approach to storytelling in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Feature #8: Missing Zelda tropes

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Feature #9: Balancing fan feedback

In this online feature, Eiji Aonuma and Shigeru Miyamoto talk about how they balance fan feedback (giving them what they want), and providing new and unexpected gameplay experiences. The interview also goes over how Nintendo deals with focus testing, and more.

Click here to check out the video interview, or below for the YouTube embed!

Feature #10: players’ involvement and Princess Zelda

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Feature #11: Eiji Aonuma’s Top 3 Zelda (+ most underrated)

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U, Switch) comes out on March 3rd, worldwide.

Feature #12: Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma on training Nintendo’s next generation

The latest online feature is not about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild directly. It’s another video interview, where Eiji Aonuma and Shigeru Miyamoto discuss what they’re doing to train the next generation of developers at Nintendo. It will be available on YouTube later, but in the mean time, you can check out the video by clicking here!


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