Nintendo DS Media | Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Multiplayer

By Jorge Ba-oh 08.03.2007 9

Yet more GDC media updates with a selection of fresh shots from Link's upcoming portable adventure, Phantom Hourglass for DS, bringing touch screen control to an age-old sword wielding story.

Nintendo have also revealed some interesting multiplayer mechanics for those wanting a bit more than solo action..

  • Two players battle one another in a race to see who can collect the most Force Gems within a limited amount of time.
  • Players alternate between controlling Link and controlling three phantom guards.
  • When a player controls Link, he can race to key locations to grab Force Gems. When a player controls thethree phantom guards, the mission is to keep Link from the Force Gems at all costs.

    Be sure to check out the screens album below for further shots..

  • Box art for The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
    Developer

    Nintendo

    Publisher

    Nintendo

    Genre

    Action Adventure

    Players

    1

    C3 Score

    Rated $score out of 10  9/10

    Reader Score

    Rated $score out of 10  9/10 (39 Votes)

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    I need to see new build, not a year old. Smilie

    ( Edited on 08.03.2007 09:48 by goten )

    It looks briliant from what ive seen on videos. LS

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    ( Edited on 08.03.2007 11:24 by Linkyshinks )

    it looks beautiful, I'd love to see it in motion Smilie

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    I still dunno about that new perspective they're using makes the game look like a bomberman game or something cheap, I'm sure they'll make it work though, its nintendo they always do.

    another awsome game from Nintendo Smilie this looks awsome!! Smilie

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    My god the graphics are fucking awesome. Can't wait for it, the game my DS was bought for.

    Reminds me of the classic and it was a classic LOZ Wind Waker.


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    This game should have been out about 2000 years ago now. I am sick of waiting for it.

    Woooooooo!!!

    The multiplayer is a tad unoriginal. Nintendo could do so much better - for example, an online deathmatch mode.


    Screwing the rules since 1989.

    for example, an online deathmatch mode.

    Oh yes because thats super original :/...
    They need to make an online 4 swords.

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