Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have announced during today's Nintendo Direct a brand-new title which unifies the worlds of The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors.

Hyrule Warriors — that's a working title, by the way — takes the combat-heavy gameplay of Tecmo Koei's popular Warriors franchise and adds a dash of Nintendo's famous action adventure series. The footage shows Link laying the smack-down on hordes of enemies using a variety of powerful attacks, including spinning slashes and bombs.

The game is due for release some time in 2014, and Nintendo President Satoru Iwata was keen to stress that this isn't the next instalment in the Zelda franchise, but an entirely separate title.

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