Nintendo considered calling the new Zelda after the Sheikah Slate; Aonuma’s gameplay was in trailer

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In an interview with Nate from GameXplain they revealed a few fun facts about the game. Before coming up with the name “breath of the wild” they were considering typical Zelda names like naming it after an important item like the Sheikah slate. Additionally, Nate mentioned that Aonuma played the footage recorded for the trailer.

For those worried about the narrative in this game, Nate refered to it as having a “great story” so hopefully it’s up to par with the previous games in that regard.

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