The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild video shows off a new side of Link

He's cooking with fire, people. And most of the food is edible.

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Ah, Link. If he isn't being a hero and saving the fair princess Zelda, he is a fighter, battling hordes of enemies to keep the bad guys at bay. But now we are seeing a new side of Link: The culinary expert.

In a new video from Nintendo fro Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild, we see our hero cooking over an open fire. The food he cooks will help him down the round. So when he cooks spicy sauteed peppers to raise his body heat, it comes in handy when he sets off to the chilly winter areas. A dish of hearty steamed mushrooms will temproarily increase his maximum hearts, good for battles that you know will incur some damage. 

Of course, noit everything comes out properly edible. Mixing a variety of items can produce "dubious food" that is "too gross to even look at" and smells rather bad. You can eat it at your own risk.

The game is scheduled to come out sometime early next year for Wii U and the Nintendo NX.

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    September 21, 2016 9:26 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild video shows off a new side of Link

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      September 21, 2016 10:10 AM

      Hope these new systems like cooking don't end up feeling annoying or tedious, because at first glance this at least looks kinda fun.

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        September 21, 2016 12:55 PM

        I have a feeling it'll be somewhere between cooking meat in Monster Hunter and Alchemy in Elderscrolls.

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      September 21, 2016 10:44 AM

      I'm going to play this game so fucking hard.

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      September 21, 2016 10:53 AM

      The slow down when he hits something is weird.

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        September 22, 2016 6:14 AM

        Yeah, I mentioned this before. Maybe they'll remove it or allow us to turn it off.

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        September 22, 2016 6:23 AM

        I think all zeldas have done that, haven't they?

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      September 21, 2016 12:50 PM

      the lack of any overworld music is bugging me.

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        September 22, 2016 11:17 AM

        i imagine it will fade in and out like skyrim since you'll be spending so much time exploring the overworld

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      September 21, 2016 1:03 PM

      im a bit skeptical nintendo's next console can run this game if its a portable

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