How Nintendo Made “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”

Ever since GDC, footage of Nintendo’s team discussing the making of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been floating around. Now Nintendo is here with its own formal look at the massive undertaking in a fascinating three-part series that goes into its development. See how they worked to “break the conventions of the Zelda series,” which is their own catchphrase, in the videos below. 

 

 

 

 

For an even deeper dive, here’s the 90-minute GDC talk about breaking conventions with Breath of the Wild

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.