New The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild clips show Link acquiring the Magnesis Rune and Woodcutter’s axe

By Stephany Nunneley
18 August 2016 22:11 GMT

Nintendo has posted two new clips for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Like the previous clips showing the Temple of Time and those adorable forest spirits known as Koroks (please show us the Deku Tree!), each are rather short. But even a short look at the game is better than nothing.

In the clip above, Link is shown using an axe to cut down a tree in order to use the wood to build a bridge. The axe is acquired when stopping by the Woodcutter’s house.

Below is the clip posted by the official Nintendo of America Twitter account. It shows the Shrine Oman Au located in the Great Plateau which is where Link will learn to use the Magnesis Rune Ability for his Sheikah Slate. The rune allows him to move metallic objects which can be used to get around obstacles or damage enemies.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is scheduled for 2017 for both Wii U and NX, and the game is much larger than previous entries in the series.

On a personal note, I really hope Nintendo pulls the NX out of its hat soon so we can learn more about the console. I don’t own a Wii U, as I was waiting on this game to release, so maybe the next console will sway my wallet. I know it’s silly to buy a console for just one title, but I love The Legend of Zelda games.

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