Dashing By means of The Third Dungeon In Hyperlink’s Awakening On Change
At PAX West 2019, I performed by the third dungeon in Hyperlink’s Awakening on Change, the Key Cavern. Whereas it has been almost 20 years since I final performed the title on the Gameboy, it was surprisingly simple to get proper again within the groove. From my opening moments utilizing a pot to smash open the door within the first room to gathering keys, the compass, and the map, adherence to basic Zelda designs inside the scope of a brand new and cutesy aesthetic conjures up the previous magic over again.
Slaying skeletons, bats, and different creatures leads me to a room with a mini-boss – two big snakelike creatures which can be resistant to swordplay. In some way, my mind remembered the way to take care of these hungry chompers – feeding them bombs till they blow up! These snake creatures eat something in entrance of them, together with well-timed explosive drops. Besting them, I unlock a handy warp level that shoots me again to the dungeon entrance, good for extra environment friendly exploring.
Ultimately, I decide up the dungeon’s signature merchandise, the Sprint/Pegasus boots that enable me to cost. These boots are instrumental, letting me kill enemies that warp out of the way in which below regular circumstances and letting me “enhance soar” with my feather, clearing huge distances and facilitating passage over massive gaps. My dungeon exploration continues, taking me right into a side-scrolling phase that incorporates a Thwomp and a Piranha Plant. Utilizing the sprint boots, I gather the required keys to make my technique to the boss room, an seemingly empty chamber with a big shadow looming overhead.
Utilizing the Pegasus boots, I smash into the wall, bringing the dungeon boss down from the ceiling. Generally known as Slime Eye, some fast slashes permit you to pull the 2 massive chunks of this boss aside – good for opening up a operating cost by its weak level, cleaving it in half and creating two harmful however weak medium-sized slimes. Avoiding their soar assaults, I make brief work of the boss and declare my instrument prize within the remaining room.
Hyperlink’s Awakening releases on the Change September 20, and I am trying ahead to experiencing the age previous journey by one of many franchise’s finest video games over again.