The development team behind the masterpiece that is The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have one last surprise for us: a bonus episode in the Making Of series published by Nintendo a few days ago. Creators put thousands of hours and ideas in the birth process of what became this new adventure within the gorgeously wild Hyrule. These making of videos are a front seat behind the scenes where we learn what happened during years of creative breakthroughs. Care for a little more?
So far, Eiji Aonuma (Producer of the Zelda series), Hidemaro Fujibayashi (Director), Hajime Wakai (Sound Director) and Satoru Takizawa (Art Director) shared their secrets on three main concepts developed in Breath of the Wild:
- The Beginning – Where do you start when creating a new The Legend of Zelda game?
- The Open Air – How do you push the idea of an open-world to another level?
- The Story & Characters – How do you tell an epic story in a massive open world?
In this bonus episode, the creators team get personal and share what they like best in Zelda Breath of the Wild. Who’s their favourite character? What’s their favourite location, shrine or even food? And as a conclusion to this making of series of videos, the team takes a few minutes to address us a message.