E3 2016: “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” demo area turns Hyrule into a Nintendo theme park!

in Artwork, Nintendo, Technology, Video Games

Nintendo’s newest epic, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has a massive presence at E3 2016 this year. You can check out my full coverage of the giant demo right here, but I want to talk a little bit for a second about the journey it took to get to those screens.

After waiting a massive line, guests walked through a giant stone tome and into what looks like a mystical dungeon.

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.36.12 AM

We were then treated to a full, extended trailer of the new Zelda game, rife with exploration and adventure. When all of that finished, the screen in front of us turned into a beautiful stone doorway that rumbled and extended into the ceiling where a pathway revealed the entrance to one of the most immersive areas I’ve ever experienced at a convention.

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.36.14 AM

I was transported to the land of Hyrule.

Lush trees and a beautifully painted backdrop surrounded rows of screens where gamers had the opportunity to experience the new Zelda game in all its glory. A bubbling pot filled with food, a moblin perched high on a watch tower, and Link himself was seen battling a giant creature which sucked us immediately into the world of the game.

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.36.30 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.36.33 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.36.44 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.36.52 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.37.03 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.37.10 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.37.16 AM

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 10.37.21 AM

Check out my full walkthrough video below:

So what do you guys think? Is this a taste of what’s to come at Universal Orlando’s new Nintendo expansion? Let me know in the comments below, and stick with ITM for all the coolest video game coverage!

Leave a Reply