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Nintendo confirms that it didn't start out with a timeline for Zelda, made it up later

Nintendo did not begin the Zelda series with a timeline - it wasn't there from the start. Rather, it was made up later.

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PopRocks3591106d ago (Edited 1106d ago )

Well, it was kind of obvious. I don't think anyone thought Nintendo and their games would have become so big back during the NES era.

EDIT: Just to clarify, I mean I don't think the amount of depth and backstory we see in Zelda games was intended back in the day.

ChickeyCantor1106d ago (Edited 1106d ago )

It was actually mentioned years ago over and over. That's why they never revealed said timeline until recently. It was the fans who demanded a timeline.

I mean 3 timelines? Creatively done Nintendo, but yeah...yeah...I bet the people behind all of it were pulling their hair out trying to make it work.

PygmelionHunter1106d ago

I'm guessing most franchises started out like this, I wonder what Kojima has to say on the matter? I'm curious to know whether he made the original Metal Gear for MSX knowing that it would spawn many sequels and prequels if it succeeded...

Animavicion1106d ago

Well, do not think many buy zelda by the timeline.

so I see no reason for the controversy.

calvincrack1106d ago

So Oracle of Seasons wasnt planned from the beginning?

Kevlar0091106d ago

In the beginning the concern was to make great games, not look forward to timelines. As rocky as the indusrty was back then you couldn't worry too much about future titles

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