Interesting, i loved Hyrule Warriors but thought their Fire Emblem game was kind of shitty (the art was unappealing and characters not as fun) was hoping for a sequel but im gonna miss Hyrule Warriors Link with the scarf
For anyone too lazy to watch the video or read up on this:
This game will allow you to play through/experience the large scale battles that take place between the Hyrule kingdom (along with the Champions, presumably divine beasts) and Calamity Ganon (along with all the monsters, ghouls and Guardians), 100 years before the events of Breath of the Wild.
I haven't even completed BOTW yet but this looks awesome.
Okay, this is an absolutely fantastic setting, and suddenly I'm interested in an HW sequel (the first game more than satiated me).
Zelda always has these background stories that were 100 years ago, or at the dawn of time, and are the coolest thing, but wouldn't fit a regular Zelda game. It could (a little worried about Tecmo Koei going too far over the top with the wacky fan service) be so awesome to have one in a game.
"In books like the recently released The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia, we revealed where each Zelda game fell on a timeline and how their stories related, but we didn't do that for Breath of the Wild. There is a reason for that. With this game, we saw just how many players were playing in their own way and had those reactions I just mentioned.
"We realised that people were enjoying imagining the story that emerged from the fragmentary imagery we were providing. If we defined a restricted timeline, then there would be a definitive story, and it would eliminate the room for imagination, which wouldn't be as fun."
Seems like Nintendo is more involved and it shows with how much closer to Zelda it looks, even if it's still decidely Musou/Warriors style in gameplay. Could it be using the BOTW engine instead of Koei's?