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Zelda: Phantom Hourglass trailer

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Last night Nintendo unveiled a new DS Zelda title, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass - and we've got a trailer of it for you to check out on Eurogamer TV.

As you can see, the game uses a Wind Waker-style cel-shaded graphical approach, but is shot top-down like old-school Zelda titles, occasionally changing perspective when it suits the gameplay.

There looks to be some neat touch-screen use - straight away Link's seen drawing a symbol to open a gate, and later he seems to mark numbers on a map when he finds the information on a stone in a dungeon.

There's also a sighting of Link's boat from Wind Waker, and it seems you can plot courses using the stylus and still engage in cannon battles while at sea.

Where it all fits into the Zelda timeline (such that it is) and what else it offers are things we should find out very soon - Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said Phantom Hourglass will be playable at E3 alongside the latest Cube Zelda, Twilight Princess. Both are due out later this year.

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