Yesterday we announced the release date for the Japanese version of Hyrule Warriors. Today, thanks to the smart translators over at Neogaf, we have some details from that Famitsu spread.

  • Developed by Force, Team NINJA, supervised by Aonuma
  • Link, Impa, Shia were introduced in the magazine.
  • The game has unexpected playable characters.
  • Story: Link, who is training to be a soldier, must rescue Zelda from being kidnapped by the evil witch Shia.
  • The game will have 2-player mode. One player will use TV while the other uses the GamePad.
  • The GamePad will be a menu while playing alone.
  • Different weapons can be equipped to change character playing style.
  • Some weapons like a speedy one-handed sword or a heavy two-handed swords, which causes more damage.
  • Game includes a weapon upgrade system, character growth and improvement system.
  • Pricing: 7,980 yen, eShop – 6,980, ($80) Premium Box Set – 11,664 ($115)
  • Premium set will include a Triforce-shaped clock and serial codes for 6 special costumes.
  • Game is 70% complete and will be playable at E3 2014.