The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom Revealed for Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom will take you on a journey alongside Zelda as she strives to save Hyrule.

By SnowWhite, Posted 18 Jun 2024

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom and a slew of other games from Nintendo's publishing and development partners were among the many titles showcased in the most recent Nintendo Direct June 2024 presentation, which covered a wide range of titles set to release for the Nintendo Switch system in 2024 and beyond.

Following this success of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Echoes of Wisdom, Nintendo's first game in the franchise, follows Princess Zelda as she goes on a quest to rescue the world from a dire future, where players will not be controlling the Hero of Time Link, but Princess Zelda herself.

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom

Following Ganon's victory over Link in combat, Zelda is left alone to fight armies of creatures who fall upon  Hyrule, and somewhere in Hyrule, weird rifts have sprung up and are disappearing the dwellers, including a specific swordsman. It is up to Zelda to figure out how to save the land of Hyrule.

Zelda needs to form a partnership with the enigmatic fairy known as Tri and make use of the power of the Tri Rod to generate echoes, which are imitations of items that are found in the surroundings. Afterward, she can use those echoes to solve puzzles and defeat opponents. As Zelda, you can ascend to new heights by using the echoes of water blocks, constructing bridges out of ancient beds, and hurling boulders at enemies by combining echoes in your unique method. Even more impressive is the ability to summon monster echoes to aid you in battle.

Series producer Eiji Aonuma has revealed that in Echoes of Wisdom, Zelda will face new challenges and undertake battle in a new way—with the help of a fairy named Tri and a magical staff called the Tri Rod. The trailer shows that Zelda may construct "echoes" of things and enemies she has faced before with the help of the Tri Rod, which she can then use to her advantage. Echoes of Wisdom will offer fresh new gameplay styles that make use of Zelda's abilities, with the Tri Rod serving as the game's centerpiece. The Echo ability allows her to copy anything, including monsters, so they can battle with her, help her solve riddles, and more.

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom will be released on Nintendo Switch on 26, September 2024. On top of that, on September 26th, there will be a Gold Nintendo Switch Lite Hyrule Edition that is inspired by the Legend of Zelda franchise and features the Hylian Crest.

Asura Kagawa (@AsuraKagawa)
Editor, NoobFeed

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General Information

Platform(s): Switch
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Developer(s): Nintendo EPD
Genres: Action, Adventure
Themes: Role-Playing, Horror, Strategy
Release Date: 2023-05-12

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