Shigeru Miyamoto explains why he's brought over the classic game to the 3DS.
Or it is because Nintendo is just milking the game like much of their franchises since they haven't came up with anything new in a long time... Come on Nintendo give us some new franchises and new settings to explore instead of the same Mario/Zelda/Kirby stuff every year.
So remaking a game is milking but when HD remakes of PS3 games are made everyone is really happy, get off the bandwagon. There is no reason to complain about making a great game better. So what if Nintendo uses the same franchises often, it's not like they come out every year and they are still FUN, and that's what it's all about. FUN. Nintendo do: Mario (and EVERY SPIN OFF, which is loads) Zelda Metroid Pikmin Pokemon (2nd pary) Star Fox Animal Crossing Kirby Nintendogs Donkey Kong Kart Games Kid Icarus F-Zero Super Smash Bros And plenty of other games that I couldn't be bothered to list. There is no shortage of quality games, why complain?
But Nintendo has used the same franchises for nearly ALL of their systems. Being able to play an HD remake of a ps2 game that you couldn't play on your non-backwards compatible ps3 is nice, like the Sly Collection. It's not like on every system of Sony's theres a new rehash of the same series, over a collection of 9 series +.
If their were loads of quality games to play the majority of Wii's out there wouldn't be collecting dust, and we wouldn't be rushing out a new system right now.
in other words. he didn't want to use his brain and think up something new. in Japan they are too chicken sh*t (save for the odd dev's lookin to make a name for themselves) of new ips. kojima is still riding metal gear, se and final fantasy, capcom and their ps1 franchises.
@Klaykid123 "But Nintendo has used the same franchises for nearly ALL of their systems. Being able to play an HD remake of a ps2 game that you couldn't play on your non-backwards compatible ps3 is nice, like the Sly Collection. It's not like on every system of Sony's theres a new rehash of the same series, over a collection of 9 series +." Being able to play a 3D remake of an N64 game that you couldn't play on your non-backwards compatible 3DS is nice, like Ocarina of Time 3D. Oh, Uncharted has 3 games on ONE console. Mario has 2 3D platformers and 1 2D one on the Wii. Same amount for games for one console, except Mario has 2 genres covered.
Main difference is that the HD remakes for PS3 are all shipped out to some other dev. Most are not made by the original developer (who are at work on something far more important). In Nintendo's case, they have Miyamoto working on this. Surely the god of gaming has better things to be spending his time on? Like, er, new original ideas and ips? Yet no, he's just pumping out lame remakes and sequels.
I'm tired of that bullcrap thinking. Did you forget that there is a whole new generation of Zelda fans that have never played this? Or even people who might turn to Zelda because of it? Nintendo does what they do best to run their business so they can publish new things for everyone. Pikmin was the newest original IP, they may not have made it but they published Professor Layton here and I thank them for it. Nintendo isn't the only company responsible for games. I turn to them because they do make Mario, Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, Pokemon, Kirby. They haven't made an F-Zero in a while which I wouldn't mind in 3D. That would be some eye melting shit.
Not milking, more like draining the last bit of blood left in Zelda's corpse to keep their handheld alive.
Nintendo still has the best franchises on the planet. 10 years from now 90% of these "new" franchises will be dead and gone. Last time I checked Pandora's Tower and The Last Story were new ip's published by Nintendo. NGP won't even have a game as good as this.
It's easy money. It sells by itself this game and Mgs1 are mind blowing.
Agree'd. Mgs1 & Ocarina of Time are easily in the top 5 greatest videogames in the history of the world.
Is there any other reason games are made?
Guaranteed sales. Even I'd probably buy this if I had any plans of owning a 3DS.
Let's get a zelda game with great graphics. They're not doing zelda justice by releasing it on the 3DS or wii. This series has been epic, Link needs to shine with current gen. graphics imo.
It will be my real first time playing it and I am waiting specially to play with this graphical upgrade (loved Twilight Princess, that's were it started) .. so it's great to play for newcomers of Zelda.. so why are people complaining...
If it's your 1st time you're in for a surprise. For me it's the best game I've ever played. It has everything you could want in a game minus good graphics. Don't get me wrong I'm not complaining that they re released it but it could have been so much more with it looking like Naughty dog did the graphics. I wouldn't change any of the gameplay or mechanics just the graphics. Still even looking like a old game it's great.
I want reasoning why this wasn't a launch game lol
Me too. This should have been the first game announced as a launch game.
Money ...... next!
$$$ that's why you can play LoZ: OoT on N64, GC, virtual console and now 3DS. They know they have people by the balls and they can keep selling them the same game and people will still buy it.
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