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Zelda Triforce Heroes announced for 3DS

Hyrule Warriors also coming to Nintendo's handheld.

The next Zelda title has been announced as the 3DS exclusive Zelda Triforce Heroes, due this autumn.

While its 3D graphics and top-down view recall that of A Link Between Worlds, Triforce Heroes is a multiplayer-focused adventure with support for up to three players.

Helmed by A Link Between Worlds director, Hiromasa Shikata, Triforce Heroes will be centered around dungeons in which players can stack on top of one another like totems to solve puzzles and tackle bosses.

Each player can select different outfits, each with their own unique abilities.

Single-player will also be supported as players can toggle between characters, while those they're not playing as will remain as immobile effigies, not unlike those manifested in Majora's Mask's Stone Tower dungeon.

Elsewhere in Zelda news, Hyrule Warriors is coming to 3DS as Hyrule Warriors Legends, just as the prophecy foretold.

Due in early 2016, this handheld version of Tecmo Koei's Zelda spin-off will contain all of the original game's DLC plus additional playable characters from Wind Waker.

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