Over the past few months, fans of Nintendo have done amazing jobs of creating HD builds of beloved Nintendo IP in stunning atmospheres within Unity 3D and Unreal Engine 4. We're often treated to seeing re-textured models of the likes of Mario and Link, prancing around in realistic HD environments that aren't so suited to their overall respective worlds. Nevertheless, it's still something to marvel at – seeing the characters we've grown up with come to life in different ways.
However, Michael Eurek has gone above and beyond. Michael has recreated Zora's Domain from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in Unreal Engine 4. What it lacks in any use of character is certainly made up for with the gorgeous textures used within the build, as well as attention to detail such as the in-town shop and its items crafted from scratch. The assets used consist of those that came with Unreal Engine demos, as well as from the Tropical Forest asset pack which is available on the Unreal Marketplace.
Have a look at the video and sound-off below with your thoughts. Would you like to play a Zelda game encompassing visuals such as what you see here, or do the various art styles that Nintendo has made work so well as to satisfy your needs already?