Now, hear me out. We all know that the sequel to Breath of the Wild will still have a similar art style to its predecessor but what if Nintendo pulled a 180 on us.
I feel that the graphic style of Links Awakening worked perfectly for that style of game. In fact I would be perfectly fine with that sort of art style for the top down style of games. But for BOTW, I think sticking with the original graphic engine (enhanced since it will only be on Switch this time around) is the way to go. It creates a level of continuity being a direct sequel to the first game.
Yeah but it would be cool to see a new mainline zelda game in the future with another cute art style like Links Awakening or Wind Waker
They should totally do remake of A Link To The Past in the style of Links Awakening!
Would not work for the tone BOTW2 is going for.
It's just a fanart appreciation post
I think the art style works perfectly for Link's Awakening. It would work with the Oracle games as well, but BOTW is too vertical for it to work the way we would want. Going down this road, I would like to see a papercraft Zelda (maybe Minish Cap or a new game).
I loved it in Links Awakening. Just like WW style would not have worked for the tone of Twilight Princess or Minish Cap with OoT. Oot style would not work for Wind Waker. LA and WW are my two fave Zelda games.
Want it to look like witcher 3
Zelda will never look like The Witcher
Never say never.
I’ve always wanted a gritty, gory, and more realistic Zelda experience. It’ll never happen.
BOTW2 seems gritty so far. As for gory, I doubt Nintendo would make it happen.
Honestly, I wouldn't care. In my opinion, Nintendo is generally spot-on with their art style in their titles. If they went that route I would think it a little jarring at first, sure, but eventually see that it was the right decision. I mean, if I judged every title based on how it looked I would not have played a lot of amazing games.
Exactly! People get so butt-hurt about experimental art styles. People hated the look of Wind Waker when it was first revealed and now that game is beloved
I'd probably like it more.
Zelda is so damn cute in that style, I hope she's playable in BotW 2
No, no more chibi style please. Want them to go closer to twilight princess's and be more mature.
Zelda doesn’t have to be mature like everyone wants it to be
Agreed, although the beauty of this franchise is that there are both cutesy and light-hearted and darker and more mature games, and games that fall somewhere in between. Zelda games tend not to stick with one tone unless they're direct sequels, and even then they could feel completely different than their predecessors. So, it's also fitting that Zelda games don't stick to one art style either, and I think Nintendo is good at picking the right look for a given game. For the record, while there are some Zelda games I've enjoyed more than others, I've enjoyed the vast majority I've played a great deal and am not married to one type of Zelda game. I just don't think mixing art styles with games they aren't suited to is the right way to go.
That's why I didn't get Links Awakening, I'm just not into the art style. If we are going retro gameplay I prefer 2D sprites like A Link To The Past's.
Yeesh everyones a baby these days lol. Ocarina of time and majoras mask had mature themes and are regarded as the best zelda games and its been quite long since we've had a mature zelda game which I'm hoping botw2 will do. A mature zelda game is quite rare these days.
What if it had the look of that demo for the wii u back in the day?
Eh...the thing with the Legend of Zelda franchise is that Nintendo is not married to any one art style, yes, but that is so they can pick an art style that suits the game in question. The cutesy art style of the Link's Awakening remake really suits it, but Breath of the Wild also has its own art style that really suits it. So no, as much as I like the Link's Awakening art style, I like it in that game and can't support it being the art style of choice for Breath of the Wild 2. If you really like that art style, I for one would really love a remake of the Oracle games and think this look would suit them. That's all the more reason to push for that to happen.
i don't see why they can't release a filter
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