Skull Kid to be playable in Hyrule Warriors Legends

Given the character’s non-playable cameo in the original game, the chances of playing as Skull Kid in Hyrule Warriors seemed next to nil. However, this week’s issue of Famitsu reinforces that Zelda’s answer to The Avengers is all about making dreams come true.

Skull Kid is set to be a playable character in Hyrule Warriors Legends, and will presumably be transferable to the Wii U version. Additionally, Phantom Ganon will appear as a boss.

Are you as excited as I am about this? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Did You Know Gaming explores Twilight Princess

Throughout the past several years, Did You Know Gaming has become a go-to source of video game development trivia. Given its abundence of Zelda-related content, especially, it was only a matter of time before the folks over there tackled Twilight Princess.

From the game’s original art direction to the inspiration behind the Wii version’s bow and arrow interface, this video covers a ton of ground. Check it out after the jump!

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Hyrule Warriors Legends trailer reveals Japanese release date

To celebrate the game’s presence at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, Koei Tecmo released a trailer for Hyrule Warriors Legends. The footage provides a better look at Toon Link in action, as well as a glimpse of some of the new Legend Mode cinematics.

The end of the trailer casually displays one of the game’s release dates, too — no biggie. The 3DS title is set to release on January 21, 2016, in Japan. If the release schedule for the Wii U version is any indication, then western fans shouldn’t have to wait much longer.

In any case, check out the trailer after the jump!

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