Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity gets a new trailer, playable Impa, and new gameplay footage

If you're pumped for a new slice of The Legend of Zelda later this year, good news - we've got some new media for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, fresh out of a showing from developer Koei Tecmo Games at Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online.

For those unaware, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is both a sequel to 2014's Hyrule Warriors, a Zelda spin on Koei Tecmo's Dynasty Warriors/Musou style games and a sequel to the beloved The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It still features the same hack-and-slash one-man-army musou-style battles, but adds a Zelda twist atop. Age of Calamity is set 100 years before Breath of the Wild, and tells the story of the disaster that leads to the events of that game. Here's the new trailer:

This footage follows hot on the heels of the reveal and first trailer for Age of Calamity that was released just weeks ago. The new trailer showcases some of the playable characters in the game, who players of Breath of the Wild will know as the champions we meet in that game.

Also confirmed as playable during the Tokyo Game Show stream as a playable character was Impa. This isn't technically a new version of the character - but while this is the same iteration of Impa that featured in Breath of the Wild, in that game she's well over 100 years old and certainly isn't fit for any fighting. Here, she's a younger version.

With Impa, Link, Zelda and the four champions, that's seven total playable characters so far - with a promise of more to come.

In addition to the new trailer, some gameplay was debuted at the event. There's just under fifteen minutes of footage in total, which you can watch between 1 hour and 24 minutes and 1 hour and 40 minutes through the lengthy Koei Tecmo Games TGS 2020 broadcast. 

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Impa Reveal