E3 2014: New Open-World The Legend of Zelda Coming in 2015

Nintendo shows off the latest Zelda game with a stunning but brief gameplay trailer.

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Nintendo has shown off a brief glimpse of the new Zelda title currently in development for the Wii U. No, not Hyrule Warriors. The final title was not given, either: right now it's just The Legend of Zelda.

Zelda mastermind Eiji Aonuma unveiled a brief look at the stunning new game at Nintendo's Digital Event at E3 2014. Explaining the thinking behind the title, Aonuma explained that this latest Zelda game would be an open-world Zelda. Link was shown atop Epona, with Aonuma saying that you could gallop over to the mountains in the distance if you so desired.

The beautiful footage opened with a wide vista of Hyrule, with grass blowing in the wind and an overall slightly cartoony look--think Skyward Sword with a dash of Wind Waker, rather than Twilight Princess. Link was then chased around the environment by a powerful monster. There was not a green tunic in sight, but there was a little look at Link's new bow and arrow.

The next Legend of Zelda will be released in 2015.

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