Nintendo adds a badass female ‘Link-alike’ to the Zelda universe
Everybody say hello to Linkle, a new character in Nintendo‘s Zelda universe who will enter the fray in the upcoming 3DS game, Hyrule Warriors Legends.
Linkle is a dual crossbow-wielding she-warrior whose green cloak, blond hair and pointy ears bear a striking resemblance to longtime Zelda hero, Link. Her name sticks to Nintendo’s rich tradition of groan-inducing noms de plume, from Ganondorf to Tinkle.
Legends is a portable take on the Wii U game Hyrule Warriors, which puts players in control of major Zelda characters as they brawl their way through armies in sprawling 3D battlefields. The game comes from Tecmo Koei, of Dynasty Warriors fame. Dynasty delivers a similar experience, except swap out Zelda‘s Hyrule setting for Three Kingdoms-era China. Read more…
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