Midna’s Helmet is Coming to Breath of the Wild

Nintendo just unveiled the specifics of Breath of the Wild’s first DLC pack. Set to release this summer, this initial wave of content includes a Cave of Ordeals-inspired trial, Hard Mode, and eight pieces of armor inspired by previous Zelda titles.

Majora’s Mask and a Tingle outfit are enticing enough, but the inclusion of Midna’s helmet — hair and all! — just has me over the moon. Honestly, when the Twilight Princess Link amiibo was revealed, this armor piece was exactly what I was hoping we’d get. Of course, that ended up not being the case, but at least DLC Pack 1 came through!

Head over to Nintendo’s official site for the full details, and be sure to share your thoughts on this announcement in the comments below!

Breath of the Wild DLC Expansion Pass Announced

Well, here’s something I never thought I’d see. Nintendo just announced a $20 DLC expansion pass for Breath of the Wild. The first chunk of DLC will release this summer, while the other — which contains new story content — will arrive in winter. For the full details, check out the video after the jump!

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Zelda Producer Eiji Aonuma Embarks on a Quest

Although I try to not get too caught up in companies’ marketing strategies, the way in which Nintendo has communicated with its fans has just been infectious throughout the past few years. From Reggie Fils-Aime hiring a child as his successor to Bill Trinen’s donut escapades, the company has exhibited a refreshing sense of showmanship.

There’s just something inherently endearing about seeing the CEO of a video game company either act like a complete doofus or present himself with such childlike enthusiasm. I get that it’s all done with the end goal of selling a product, but it’s a form of presentation I wholeheartedly welcome nonetheless.

That said, Nintendo just released a couple of videos chronicling Twilight Princess director and Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma’s heroic trek through the frozen wilds. Throughout his adventure, he encounters not only one of Breath of the Wild’s Guardian enemies, but also the Master Sword itself. Take a look after the jump!

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