Breathe in all those glorious polygons
The latest trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 is just as gorgeous as we've come to expect from modern Nintendo games. But what if it had a more retro feel?
YouTube channel The Regressor creates videos that put a new spin on familiar anime and games. Past works include translating Sans's fight from Undertale into low-poly... and then going the next logical step and showing how the Omega Flowey fight would look in that setting. Their most recent work takes Nintendo's upcoming Zelda game back to the era of Majora's Mask and Ocarina of Time.
Check out the trailer for the sequel to (the nonexistent) "Breath of the Wild 64," complete with E3 1999 branding:
Here's the original Switch trailer for comparison:
The fan trailer even remembers to add in the multi-purpose A button:
After finishing the "demake," The Regressor also had a little fun with Breath of the Wild's Yiga Clan:
Breath of the Wild 64 2 may be "coming never," but the real deal for Switch is currently in production.
Source: Anime! Anime!
Kara Dennison is a writer, editor, and interviewer with bylines at VRV, We Are Cult, Fanbyte, and many more. She is also the co-founder of Altrix Books and co-creator of the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. Kara blogs at karadennison.com and tweets @RubyCosmos.