Video: Nintendo Unleashes New The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds TV Commercials
Posted by Thomas Whitehead
UK and Nintendo of America release contrasting efforts
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is surprisingly close to release, arriving in North America and Europe on 22nd November. While a number of dedicated Zelda fans have probably already decided to put down the cash, Nintendo is continuing its marketing offensive to hype the game; we've had online trailers and interviews, but TV adverts are now making an appearance.
Both Nintendo UK and Nintendo of America have published their efforts, and they show an interesting difference in tactics. NoA has continued the live-action approach so familiar in the adverts for games such as Pikmin 3 and Pokémon X & Y, while the trailer posted on Nintendo UK's YouTube channel has a voice-over along with plenty of game footage.
You can check them both out below — which do you prefer?
Nintendo of America: