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Mod makes Luigi the star of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

I mean, they both love the color green...

Tired of Link being the hero in The Legend of Zelda series? One modder certainly is, which is why he's chosen another hero in green to take the lead in Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

As you can see in the video above, a new mod for Breath of the Wild takes out Link and puts Luigi in the starring role. He might seem a little out of place in the Zelda universe, but we have no doubt Luigi is up to the task!

Telling Lies creator says The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was one of the game's biggest influences

The whole truth

Telling Lies isn't your traditional video game, as it's an FMV investigative thriller game with non-linear storytelling. That's pretty far from what most people would consider a traditional game, but that doesn't mean there weren't traditional influences. In an interview with NintendoEverything, creator Sam Barlow reveals that Zelda: Breath of the Wild played a big part in development.

I had a lot of influences! But really the biggest were Zelda: Breath of the Wild and The Conversation. Zelda, well it’s the only game I can think of where the freedom feels so generous and genuine — the game is so player-centric, but it delivers on that. It’s the opposite of most open world games in allowing players to go wherever they want and that being truly satisfying. A masterpiece! I was aiming for a narrative game that had that sense of freedom and generosity. And with the movie The Conversation — it’s a story about obsession, surveillance and a man who becomes so focused on a specific recording, whose subtext and meaning transforms as he listens to it over and over again. And there’s a sequence involving a tape with a very clunky, analogue set of reels and buttons that really informed how tactile and hands-on we wanted the video watching interface to feel in the game.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild LEGO set hits 5,000 supporters on the LEGO Ideas website

We're getting there

Earlier this week, we posted about a potential Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild LEGO set that was up on the LEGO Ideas website. That set needs to reach 10k supporters in order to be pitched to Nintendo/LEGO, but there was another hurdle to overcome before that. The set needed to hit 5k supporters within 6 months, or else it would be removed from the LEGO Ideas site.

It looks like people are really into this set, as just 5 days after sharing the news, the set now has over 5k supporters. That definitely takes a bit of the pressure off, but there's still more work to be done. Again, the 10k mark is the REAL milestone to push for, as that's the only way this thing has a real shot at seeing release. You can support the set with your vote here.

Another Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild LEGO set hits the LEGO Ideas website

LEGO Link needs your help!

While Nintendo and LEGO might be working together on LEGO Super Mario, Nintendo fans have been yearning for some more traditional LEGO sets for years now. Time and time again, fans have come up with some amazing ideas for Nintendo LEGO sets, but they never seem to come to fruition. Perhaps the latest efforts have a shot at breaking through.

The LEGO Ideas website is a place for fans to submit their dream LEGO sets, and user BrickGallery has cooked up a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set that focuses on Hyrule Castle. The set includes pieces for the castle, multiple Guardians, and even Calamity Ganon.

In order to be considered, the set will need 10,000 votes. Before we get to that point, the set needs 5,000 votes within the next 6 months. It's sitting at 2,400+ votes at time of posting, so it's just about halfway to the first milestone. If you want to see this set put up for consideration, make sure to log in and cast your vote here.

Some of the best Zelda: Breath of the Wild players have come together to create an amazing gameplay montage

Best of the best

Ever since Zelda: Breath of the Wild released, players have been honing their skills and using exploits to create some absolutely insane gameplay videos. We've seen some amazing things over the years, including one-shot kills from virtual miles away, sky high acrobatics that launch Link at warp speeds, and top-tier battles where the enemies don't stand a chance.

Four of the best Breath of the Wild players out there, RinHara5aki, Kleric, CHC Yu-Da, and Peco, have all come together to create one unbelievable video to showcase the best of their skills. This is meant to be a final hurrah for Breath of the Wild from these players, as we're inching ever closer to its sequel.

Do yourself a favor and take 10 minutes to watch the video above. You definitely won't regret it.

Medicom Toy reveals series of Legend of Zelda "Link Ultra Detail" figures

You, Link, are the heroes!

Medicom Toy has a series of three Legend of Zelda Link figurines in the works, and they'll all release in Japan on Sept. 30th, 2020. The series are called Link Ultra Detail Figures, and include Link from Minish Cap, Ocarina of Time, and Breath of the Wild. Each one is priced at 1,320 yen. You can check out more pics of each figurine here, here, and here.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch is the easiest way to get infinite Korok seeds yet

Yahaha!

Fans have already found a handful of ways to get infinite Korok seeds in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but a new glitch has come up that makes things easier than ever. If you want some Korok seeds and you don't feel like going about things the legitimate way, just check out the quick video above to see a new method that'll have you piling Korok seeds up in no time.

Twitch chat helps lead Link to victory in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Twitch chat does it again

Over the years, Twitch viewers have come to tackle all sorts of games by inputting commands via Twitch chat. It all started with Pokemon Red/Blue, and today we see that Twitch chat has managed to best The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild...with a little help.

Streamer Pointcrow teamed up with his Twitch chat to see if they could make their way through Breath of the Wild and take out Ganon. The stream ran for about 25 hours, and Twitch chat was in control for roughly 17 of those hours. Link died 80 times altogether, but with some input from Pointcrow during the stream, Twitch chat managed to land the final blow on Ganon and claim victory. You can see some highlights from the stream above.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player uses a series of glitches to visit outer space

Now where's that pesky moon...

Yep, people are still figuring out how to do amazing things in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Sometimes those are things Nintendo may have expected, and other times they're achievements the Big N could have never fathomed. Today we have the latter.

Zelda fan YukinoSan has been toiling away at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild since launch to try and find a way to visit the vast reaches of space. All his hard work and dedication has paid off, as the goal of heading into space was finally achieved. Check out the video above to see the rather beautiful moment the camera crests into the outer limits.

Nintendo Minute - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Run vs. Ride CHALLENGE

Got a minute?

Nintendo Minute is never a minute! This week we’re taking on a very fun challenge in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to see which is faster, running or riding a horse. It’s crazy to think that this game just turned three and there is still so much to do. Tell us if you’ve been playing since launch or maybe you’re playing for the first time now! As always, thanks so much for watching and we’ll see you next week. -Kit & Krysta

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