Hand-to-Hand Combat

June 3, 2010

In every Zelda-game, Link eventually grows into a mighty knight, being able to make use of a ton of specialized items. Yet, take away these items and he´s defenseless. There, introduce hand-to-hand combat, Nintendo.

Almost

Of course, I´m not talking about in-depth fighting mechanics as if it was a beat’em up. But Link should be able to do so-me-th-ing, even without any items. Just as minimum means of defense against enemies. And if that´s really not enough, then simply introduce an item called “Power Gloves”, gloves that make Link´s punches powerful enough to turn his hand-to-hand combat into something useful.

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