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1UP: 3D Dot Game Heroes Preview

3D Dot Game Heroes wants to be a Zelda game. And not just any Zelda game, but the original NES Legend of Zelda. You control a little hero in a top-down world where you can only swing your sword in cardinal directions, battling through more than half-a-dozen dungeons scattered about a vast overworld in a quest to reach an evil overlord who lives at the peak of the northern mountain range.

Along the way, you'll collect a boomerang, and bombs, and faeries, and money, and accidentally blast open hidden doors where the residents insist you pay them for the door repair charge. It's not so much that Heroes wears its influence on its sleeve as it is that it butchered the original Zelda, skinned it, and started wearing its skin as clothing.

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Max Power3249d ago

can't wait for this game! I really like what From Software is doing this generation, first with Demon's Souls and then this game...sweetness.

Highatus3249d ago

'It's not so much that Heroes wears its influence on its sleeve as it is that it butchered the original Zelda, skinned it, and started wearing its skin as clothing.'

LMAO Fantastic!

I also feel the same way Max, Exactly :D

KimDongHwan3249d ago

Really Looking forward to this game, it will be unique just like Demon's Souls. A very underrated game. Not mentioned in VGA Game of the Year :(