With the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars, I've spent some time wondering how the 35th anniversary for the Legend of Zelda would be.
They won't do remakes probably, is too time consuming. They should be focusing their resources on a new Zelda game (and future Nintendo games and even console). When Nintendo remakes a game they do it with a single title, they won't do a collection of remakes. In my opinion, in the case they decide to sell a collection they shouldn't update the originals themselves, they should hire Japanese studio M2, the best in the business for these kind of things. I don't know any other studio that can handle old IPs with the love, respect and care as M2 does. Huge fan of their work...
Nintendo’s remasters and remakes are always handed to third party devs. The main Zelda teams at Nintendo don’t work on those so it wouldn’t slow them down at all with new games. Twilight Princess and Windwaker have already been remastered nicely on Wii U, so it would be easy to port those to Switch. They could also remaster the 3DS versions of Ocarina and Majora easily.
Wind Waker HD was developed by Nintendo. What I'm wondering is, if BotW 2 is coming out next year, how many other Zelda games would they feel comfortable releasing as well? Last Zelda collection was on Gamecube, and that was four games. I mean, there's LttP on the SNES online, but we're still missing the Oracles series, Minish Cap, Link Between Worlds, N64, both of the Wii U HD remasters, and a Skyward Sword remake is missing. I'm not counting DS ones or Four Swords lol. I doubt original Link's Awakening will be considered either. Regardless, that's alot of Zelda. I wonder what they're going to do.
I only expect a collection of remasters, although I think if we do get them, it'll be similar quality to what Super Mario 3D Allstars was. As long as it looks decent, and plays fine, I'll fork out for it, I really want OoT, MM, SS and TP in a collection, alot of people mention Wind Waker which I'd be fine with too.
Time doesn't mean anything in business. They can just hire another company to handle the remakes; the Demon Souls remake seems to a decent remake, all things considered. Nintendo has already done with before, look at Metroid: Samus Returns. Don't make excuses for them. I don't see why they should hire M2 at all, if they're hiring another company for a collection then put the money into it to be true remakes, OoT deserves it (so did SM64 but...). It isn't like they can't afford it as the richest company in Japan. As for a new Zelda game, they're just re-using BotW so we're not going to be getting a wholly new Zelda game for a while. I wouldn't be surprised if we get a BotW 3 right afterward. Nintendo loves coasting and Zelda gave them the perfect opportunity to do so with BotW. I don't see a good excuse not to at least remake OoT and MM considering these facts.
I won't lie, a Zelda collection with ports for the Switch would make me buy the console in a heartbeat
If they do a remastered I hope they do Twilight princess, Skyward Sword, and Wind Waker. Ocarina of time and Majoras Mask already have remakes and ports.
And if they do, id hoped they would port the remade versions and not the originals like they did with Mario 64
ok but I want to play skyward sword that game is good I dont know why people give it flac
No good reason not to include both since they were just ROMs anyway.
You would think, but Nintendo can be weird sometimes.
Wind Waker on the Switch and while you at it give Metroid Prime trilogy some love as well.
Zelda a link to the past using links awakening updated graphics is all i want.
I hope this does happen eventually, that games needs the Link's Awakening treatment.
I'd like to see a complete re-imagining of LttP's story in a Breath of the Wild style. That would be something else.
So an empty open world with nowhere to go, nothing to do, nothing to see, and a handful of enemies, all with no dungeons like BotW but with LttP's story? No thanks, leave BotW to BotW.
I loved breath of the wild but i like traditional zelda games with dungeons and items to find to beat the dungeon and boss. Breath of the wild in in my top 5 zelda games but is more like 4 or 5 on the list. Breath of the wild had an amazing world but the whole shrine thing with no dungeons was lame imo. When i first saw lightning strike the ground and light the grass on fire i was amazed, probably the only moment in the last 10 years of gaming thay shocked me lol.
I hope they don't use the same weird art style for LttP, that game was darker than LA so it wouldn't fit at all. They can use the same engine or whatever but the art can't work.
I was only talking about the graphics engine i dont want anything changed just an upgrade to modern graphics like links awakening.
Give me skyward, twilight, and wind waker in a collection please. Ocarina of time I wish nintendo could do a full remake in the future.
Skyward Sword needs a huge rework. They need to cut all the hand-holding and unnecessary dialogue. Rework the engine a bit, make it so that Loftwings are seamless (no loading between entering and leaving the town, would be a huge plus for immersion). Just, lots of things that could be done to improve that game to make it potentially the best Zelda game.
How about putting in a little effort this time instead of just throwing ROMs at us with zero new content? Super Mario Sunshine was rushed on NGC so there was cut content and a lot of cut ideas; it was a perfect opportunity to spruce the game up and bring it more in line with the original vision, but instead we get a glitchy, lazy version. For a Zelda 3D Collection it should be simple; remake OoT & OoT (they already have the 3DS versions to use as a starting point) and include Skyward Sword in HD along with the already completed Wind Waker & Twilight Princess HD games. Of course, we'll get two N64 ROMs and we'll like it.
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