There’s a new ‘Zelda’ game, but it’s not what you’re thinking

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It’s an exciting time for Legend of Zelda fans. Following the release of last year’s brilliant A Link Between Worlds on 3DS, Nintendo is working on a brand-new, open-world Zelda that’s shaping up to be Link’s most exciting adventure in years. But while Wii U owners anxiously await that game’s 2015 release, Nintendo is launching something a whole lot weirder this month: Hyrule Warriors, a game that blends the Zelda universe with an obscene amount of action. It’s not what you’d expect from the series, but it can be a lot of of fun.

Hyrule Warriors is actually a mash-up of two different games. It’s part Zelda, and part Dynasty Warriors, an action series that dates back to 1997. What’s most surprising about Dynasty Warriors‘ lasting appeal…

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