In all likelihood the next time we see Zelda it will be for Nintendo’s newest hand-held, the Nintendo 3DS. Sure, we know Nintendo is working on two Zelda games at once, but traditionally games are able to be made faster for the hand-held platforms than for consoles. That, and we just got Skyward Sword, so all signs point to Zelda 3DS next.
While Zelda Informer is highly anticipating it’s release, and it will receive critical acclaim, sales wise it’s going to not only sell less than Nintendo anticipates, it will do poorly enough to beg the question “Is Zelda dead?”. Now, that’s a bold claim statement but Zelda Informer has what they believe are 10 unbelievably solid reasons Zelda 3DS is not going to be the “savior” I think Nintendo is looking for.