Nintendo 3DS owners looking to embark on a legendary adventure will get their chance when The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct. 23.
One of Nintendoâ€™s biggest critical hits at this summerâ€™s E3 video game trade show, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes lets up to three players team up locally, via Download Play with one game card or online using a wireless Internet connection to cooperatively explore inventive dungeons and battle bosses.
Long lines at E3 formed as eager gamers, both Link and Zelda fans, gathered to embark on a new journey. It was definitely a popular game for co-op puzzle-solvingÂ play and enemy battles, like most traditional Legend of Zelda games.
The Legend of ZeldaÂ is one of Nintendoâ€™s most storied and beloved franchises, selling more than 30 million games in the U.S. alone. InÂ The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, up to three players play as Link, with each hero selecting a different outfit equipped with a special boost or ability.
One outfit might grant the wearer the ability to shoot arrows, for example, while another could provide more life-saving hearts.
A new Totem mechanic allows three Link characters to stack on top of each other to reach higher ground and solve puzzles.
The game can also be played solo, allowing one player to rent two paper dolls to take along to complete the legendary team of three.