Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds E3 Trailer

A Link Between Worlds is the Official Name of the New Zelda 3DS Game. Check out the gameplay from the E3 trailer.
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Big news for the Zelda franchise: Nintendo has rebranded an upcoming game for the Nintendo 3DS!
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Those following Legend of Zelda news know that a sequel for the 3DS version of A Link To The Past has been in the works. Today at E3, Nintendo revealed a new trailer for the game showing a first-hand look at the gameplay as well as the official title. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 2, is now The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds.

The minute long video shows Link, in the familiar overhead perspective, journeying across terrain and using his various items to uncover hidden passages and battle enemy monsters.  

A new game mechanic is also introduced in this video: the ability to transform into a two- dimensional drawing and move along walls.  

According to Nintendo, this new mechanic will play a major role throughout the game.

The game is expected to launch this year.  What are your thoughts for the new 3DS Zelda?

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Prior intern at Gameskinny, recent college grad from the DC metro area, my favorite games are Legend of Zelda, FFXIV, and Metal Gear Solid!