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1UP: Link Can Be Created In 3D Dot Game Heroes - Video

1UP's Kat Bailey writes,

"3D Dot Game Heroes plays like a tribute to The Legend of Zelda, complete with extremely similar enemies and gameplay. It has its own unique hero and story though, which slightly detaches it from Nintendo's storied franchise. It doesn't have to be that way though.

As you can see in this video, it's possible to go into the character creator and make a hero of your own. As always seems to happens with games like these, this enterprising designer opted to create Link.

We've got some more videos up at GameVideos that show Link actually fighting, so head on over and check them out. No doubt we'll soon be seeing a huge range of classic characters being voxelized, from Mario to Master Chief.

No word on a North American release yet, but Sony has said that the localization is inevitable. In the meantime, you'll have plenty of time to plan the perfect recreation of your favorite character."

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koehler833269d ago

Nintendo of America is waiting to drop a nuclear lawsuit on this game when it crosses the ocean. You can bet your ass.

El_Colombiano3269d ago

Nuclear lawsuite. That made my day. Ahhhhhh hahahaha

frostypants3269d ago (Edited 3269d ago )

Nintendo wouldn't waste their time with a lawsuit...they would be laughed out of the courtroom. People have created Nintendo game levels in LittleBigPlanet. Sony just isn't allowed to offer infringing user-generated content for download. But there's no way to ban content editors, and as long as Sony doesn't aid the distribution of offending content, it's not their problem.

As for the game's similarities to Zelda in general, it would be protected by parody laws. Even without that, what is there to protect? The original Zelda was a game about an elf with a sword who saved a princess from a wizard...I mean c'mon...there's nothing there to infringe upon.

Skyreno3269d ago

Oh that look sweet!! hrmm i want to do Sepiroth charcter

Gabe EatsWell3269d ago

I'm gonna go make a compilation video of a Master Chief character getting killed by every single type of enemy in the game. ;-D

whothedog3269d ago

I going to make the Mooninites

FiftyFourPointTwo3269d ago

I'm gonna create Dimentio from Super Paper Mario.

-GoldenTimeLover-3269d ago

I was thinking the same or even Count Bleck.

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