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Zelda Wii U will feature a “unique art style”

Wii U ZeldaAccording to Zelda producer Eiji Anouma, the upcoming Wii U Zelda game (and no, we’re not talking about the Wind Waker HD remake), will feature a unique art style that hasn’t been seen before in the Zelda series.

Anouma said that they’re looking to do something original and unique when it comes to the gameplay and the visuals with the new Zelda game on the Wii U. He said in a recent interview:

“The thing about Zelda is we want everything to be unique, whether it’s the graphical presentation or the gameplay”

He added that Nintendo isn’t interested in making it a realistic looking game, as everyone else is doing that these days. Also, he rules out a “cartoony-realistic” game. Instead, they’re focusing on originality with Zelda on the Wii U:

“It has to be something you can’t see anywhere else. We wouldn’t want it to be ultra-realistic because you can see that elsewhere. But I can’t say that it’s going to be cartoony-realistic like you mentioned, the fantastic presentation that we’ve already done in the past. It will be something new.”

Despite the struggling Wii U, it’s great to see that Nintendo isn’t giving up on its core values of making great and original games. The new Zelda Wii U game won’t be done for at least another year.

Anouma also briefly touched on DLC for Zelda, saying that it’s something they’re looking into, but that they prefer to ship a game with all the contents available.

While it may take a while before we get the first true Zelda Wii U game, Wii U owners will be able to enjoy the HD remake of Wind Waker, which will be available this October.

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  • DeedsGaming .

    No DLC, please no. Please no cartoony graphics, please no.

    • Jamie Clabon

      they literally just said neither of those will happen

      • DeedsGaming .

        ‘Anouma also briefly touched on DLC for Zelda, saying that it’s something they’re looking into’ Did they really?

        • Johny

          the dlc THEY’re looking into is completely different as to what you’re used to from EA whores and stuff :) just read the article about it.

          • DeedsGaming .

            I read the article and it just says DLC

        • LoZ4life98

          They better not have DLC if it’s paid. Nintendo wouldn’t do that anyway, but it would be so dumb. They must not follow the mainstream DLC like the other two big guns.

  • https://twitter.com/Onyzora Ony

    Please, no wool Zelda or something “artistic” like that, just, no.

    • Adam Porter

      Oh god no, I wasn’t even thinking of that, oh fuck, oh crap, oh fuck………….I’ve got a terrible feeling about this now T_T

    • Tecpedz94

      LOL. what do you mean like the yarn style in kirby and yoshis game? If thats what you mean than never will they do that in zelda unless they are searching to loose or not make money :p Nintendo is super smart at making games especially when it comes to Zelda. I am 100% sure that i will not be disappointed with the next game.

      • Forbsz

        Usually I would agree but they weren’t smart making 3D Mario game in selling Hardware they were they played it safe but to me they played it to safe I was really disappointed!

        • MTGSWE

          Yes they were. 3d Land has sold 8 mnillion so far. 3D World will sell great. No matter how much you like it or not.

      • bizzy gie

        He means like Sack Boy from Little Big Planet.

    • Kinky Keath

      paper Legend of Zelda!

  • Nintedward

    Next years E3….. The legend of Zelda Wiiu , Nuff said.

    Or maybe they’ll surprise us with it in a Ninty direct ;) Like the January one this year!

    • beerkin

      Sad that we are looking forward to next yrs e3……good games coming but nothing mindblowing.

      • Nintedward

        Pikmin 3 , X , Bayonetta 2 , Mario Kart 8 , Smash Bros Wiiu … Mind = blown ? mine is!

        • https://twitter.com/Onyzora Ony

          Retro’s Project atomized the sparkle in my eyes for Nintendo. They annouced tons of fucking good games and the fact that there is no Metroid just destroyed all my fucking hopes and dreams *sob*

          • averis

            I was hoping Retro was working on another Metroid as well but in the long it was probably a much better move for building install base since all 3 Prime games only around 5.77 million combined and DK sold around 5.97.

          • QuizmasterBos

            Guys, have you seen this?! http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/06/13/e3-2013-nintendo-retro-discuss-future-of-metroid

            If you don’t feel like reading all that text, let me summarize. Retro Studios wanted to do more DK because they still had a lot of cool ideas, BUT…
            They (as well as Nintendo’s Kensuke Tanabe, responsible for producing Retro’s games) wanted to expand the Metroid universe. So, big change we’ll be seeing a new Metroid Prime in a few years. Just be a little more patient (fingers crossed).

          • Shawn Spitler

            Few YEARS?! *sigh

          • QuizmasterBos

            Oh, come on. It’s probablt 3 years tops. A heck of a lot better knowing that they are highly thinking about making another one than making no new Prime (or other Metroid ) at all, right?

          • majora :D

            New Metroid? YES PLEASE!
            New Metroid Prime? NO PLEASE!
            I’d like them to re-invent Metroid as they did with the first Prime, but without ruining the escence of the series (cofcofOTHERMcof)

          • Forbsz

            We’ll get our amazing Metroid game but as you said DK sells more and that’s what Nintendo need at the moment they need to sell Hardware units and play it safe with games once they sell more we’ll get amazing games a brand new 3D Mario like 64 and sunshine, A brand new Metroid game in amazing HD they may even do a Star Fox but right now they just want to sell some more Hardware Units then we’ll get the amazing games!

          • Assassinated23

            DK sold more than Metroid, that is true, however how many consoles did DK sell as compared to Metroid? 2D platformers don’t sell consoles. They used to, but not these last few generations. They sell handhelds, but not home consoles. I’ll admit, that NSMBWii did sell a lot of Wiis, but as we saw with the WiiU launch, 25 million on a proven console with a huge instal base, and mainstream popularity does not get many of those to buy a brand new unproven console, with no other real hook (in terms of games) to draw them in.
            Early in the system’s life, a new Metroid brought huge excitement, prompting many to buy the system. Late in the system’s life, where everyone already owned a Wii, but had nothing to play on it, Donkey Kong gave those who yearned for something to play something to tide them over till the next game came out
            This E3 Nintendo needed to generate excitement for their console, to get people to buy their new system. Instead, it felt like these games are here to tide you over until the next year, when more exciting titles may or may not be coming out.
            While most of it looked fun, nothing looked “fantastic” and extremely little was surprising positively. Their one shocker was shocking negatively, which is very bad news for the console as a whole. After their competitors conferences they needed to Wow us, but I at least left less enthused then going in. There is no more hype for the WiiU, and this is a time when Nintendo Desperately needed to generate hype.

          • Elem187

            Nobody knows how many consoles a particular franchise will sell. All anyone has to go on is the number of sales of the game… Even if DKCR only sold 1m consoles its still far better than 500k assuming everyone who bought Prime bought the Wii strictly for it.

          • Tim van Broekhoven

            This

          • Elem187

            Why are people saying Mario 3D World isn’t like 64? It’s closer to 64 than Galaxy was, and its being developed by the same group that did 64, SMG1 and 2. The camera is fully customize able that can pan around like in 64.

            Think of SM3DW as being Super Mario World (SNES) but with an X, Y and Z axis instead of just x/y

          • Kaihaku

            I’m kind of hoping that Retro becomes the studio that revives neglected Nintendo franchises. I would love for them to bring back series like Star Tropics, Wave Race, or even the not quite as neglected Star Fox.

          • RockGod

            I can completely understand them making a DKC game, the series sells much more than MP does.
            I also share your pain though, I was really looking forward to MP4. I’m sure we’ll get it eventually though, just sucks that it won’t be out SOON…

          • Jon

            I am sure we will see a Metriod game sometime, they did say that Retro was going to work on one big game at a time, DK comes out this fall so they may yet start Metroid and maybe have it out sometime in 2015. besides, they need to space out their great games :D

          • Elem187

            Why would anyone think Retro was making another metroid so soon?

            Prime: 500 k sales
            DKCR: 5million.

            Early in a systems life they need the big movers. 3D Mario, Smash, Kart, DK… im just surprised they don’t have Kirby ready for this year… As the user install base increases they can put out their niche titles…. It’s a business after all, and they won’t be moving many systems with a metroid as compared to DK.

          • https://twitter.com/Onyzora Ony

            Yeah, yeah, 50 peoples already said that (sorry).

            I just wanted a Metroid from Retro, there isn’t, i’m disappointed, the end.

            I don’t question their choices, that’s better if they sell more, it’s just a personal thought, not a must-must. No Metroid ? Ok, I’m sad, and that’s it.
            I study video game business, I know the numbers…

        • Kaihaku

          X is the reason that I got a Wii U, it’s looking fantastic.

          • Forbsz

            I got a Wii U in early January and then the Nintendo Direct came out and X was in it lets just say I’ve been looking that trailer up since the new one was just shown at e3!!

        • Takora

          How can your mind be blown when apart from Bayonetta the rest are just blatant rehashes that have shown nothing new from the previous titles in the series.

          • Forbsz

            As much as I love Nintendo and I’m a fan boy Mario Kart 8 did nothing for me I’m sure it will be a great game and I’ll love playing it but nothing new same with Smash Bros and the rest of the games in the trailer 3D Mario they played it way to safe and Donkey Kong you can tell they made their choices to sell Hardware the good games will come but after they sell hardware the only game that really impressed me was “X”

          • fireheartis1

            Really nothing new? So turning into a hover car and driving on the ceiling and upside down is nothing new? Wow bro that’s just a ridiculous comment. Mario Kart 8 is all new. Heck even a lot of YouTubers where saying it proved that the Wii U is a next gen console. Rich from ReviewTechUSA said “Mario Kart 8 proves that Wii U is next gen. It might not be as capable as the PS4 or Xbox One, but it is most certainly next gen” If a game like Mario Kart 8 can prove the Wii U’s next gen status to people who were calling it “current gen” it most certainly is a game with new stuff in it.

        • Elem187

          You forgot SM3DW. I’m looking forward to this one the most. I’ve always wanted a multiplayer 3D Mario, so f the haters.

    • averis

      I read somewhere that they were going to show the new Zelda but decided not too so they didn’t take attention away from WW right before it releases so there’s a pretty good chance we could see it in a ND shortly after WW releases.

      • Nintedward

        Yeah to build the hype up and then release it Q3 , 2014…

        • Elem187

          The last Zelda game took 5 years to make and it was in 480p. I can only imagine how long an HD Zelda would take.

      • Mochlum

        Nintendo announces 44-minute long Nintendo Direct. It releases and shows a 2 minute trailer of the new Zelda 22 times. Nintendo’s stock rises 500%.

      • doomrider7

        I can understand that. Last time, they showed the tech demo of the LoZ game fighting the Armoghoma, and it MASSIVELY took away from the SS display. They don’t want one of their games to take away from another.

    • Forbsz

      How many more directs will they have this year? do you know when the next one will be I’m just really excited for Zelda U and “X” the best looking game at e3 and made by my favorite developers <3

      • Clel

        They seem to be having one every month, so expect one sometime in July.

        • Forbsz

          Awesome thanks Clel the more Directs the better!

          • Elem187

            One every other month. Sometimes every 3 months. They only do this when they have something to show off.

      • Daniel Gonzalez

        They usually have one whenever they have a few games to reveal, firmware updates or anything that they think is important for their fans and consumers to know. Personally, I like the idea of directs. It’s like the new Nintendo Power that we all miss I’m sure.

    • Clel

      Zeeeldaa

      • Nintedward

        Pretty much our reaction when they unveil it! It’s further in development than we all think. They nearly showed it at E3!

        • Thomas Vienna

          lol, what does it mean to “nearly show it” at e3? They didn’t even hint at it.

          I’m sure it will come out next year, though. I think it would have been shown this year, except that they don’t want to steal attention away from A Link Between Worlds. That’s what happened to the Virtual Boy, and we all know how that went.

          • Clel

            It’s a 2015 title, unfortunately.

          • Nintedward

            Aonuma said they nearly showed the New Zelda at this years E3…

          • Thomas Vienna

            Oh, wow, did he? Is it documented somewhere? I’d love to read the interview.

          • Nintedward

            It is documented somewhere , I can’t dig it out right now but trust me. He said it just wasn’t quite ready enough to show and they nearly showed it. So it will be shown soon or at next E3.

          • Thomas Vienna

            omg. Hype!!!

          • Elem187

            Btw it was Shiggy who said they almost decided to show the design of Link

          • Billy_Perry

            I too originally thought it would come out next year. However, I’ve since changed my mind. They need a good AAA original title each year. This year they have 3D Mario World, Next year they have Super Smash Bros (And arguable Mario Kart 8), thus they already have 2 killer games for next year, a Zelda as well would be ridiculous.
            Also latest rumours suggest that it will come out in 2015.

            I suspect it will come out early 2015.

            Aonuma did say that they nearly showed it off this year, but they decided against it because they thought it would draw too much attention away form the other titles.

            I think this was a poor decision, I would have through it in right at the end, literally the last thing we saw was a like 20second teaser trailer for the game, that would have nailed their presentation.

          • Jon

            either early 2015 or holiday 2014 are my suspicions.

  • Kamon

    “We wouldn’t want it to be ultra-realistic because you can see that elsewhere.”

    THANK. GOD.

    • Kinky Keath

      does the count demo count as ultra-realistic cause i wouldnt mind that one bit.

      • doomrider7

        Not really. To me ultra-realistic would be stuff like the COD and other
        military games try and the sports games. It looks nice for those, but I
        just can’t see it working for LoZ. If you read manga, imagine One
        Piece with Berserk’s style or something to that effect. It’s just
        wouldn’t work due to the dissonance.

        • Daniel Gonzalez

          Ultra realistic can sometimes be boring. When we wanna shy away from it, that’s when Nintendo comes in.

        • wiiuoncraigslist

          wrong

      • Kamon

        I liked the tech demo too. I don’t think it counts as ultra-realism though. The kind I keep seeing people talk about is Elder Scrolls style graphics for Zelda with “ultra-realistic” faces, body proportions, blood etc. All things I feel like wouldn’t fit the theme of Zelda. :

        • jay

          It WOULD fit, thing is though, that Nintendo likes to set trends and are always ahead of the people.

          Smash Bros. The Wind Waker Wii. 3DS. Wii Fit Trainer.

          • fireheartis1

            The Wind Waker HD not Wii. Dude the game is out for Wii U not the original Wii. If people come to this sight to learn about Wind Waker HD your comment would confuse them. I suggest editing your comment man so people understand what you’re talking about.

          • gamesplayswill

            The comment was posted on WiiUdaily….. -.-

        • Kinky Keath

          i just watched a skyrim mod where someone made hyrule and its cool but yeah i would defiantly not want zelda to look like that. here is the video link for those interested http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bc7yzBYXnk4

    • Ken Seymour

      seriously, how many times have the showed us a Zelda demo that looked amazing and give us something completely different. I don’t know about you but I want it to look exactly like the tech demo because it looked amazing!!

      • Ken Seymour

        examples

        and

      • Daniel Gonzalez

        Same here, but chances are it’ll be a little different than that. Doesn’t mean that game will look any less better.

    • howling_wolf1334:[

      I would like that this game be like ocarina or better than ocarina… And with ultra HD graphics… If is like this, this game will be epic!!! Yeeeaaahhh!!!

    • LonDonE247

      first off, I HATE the way disqus shows us the names of people who have liked a comment after we have liked said comment, its so annoying!! it blocks the rest of the comments, and gets irritating, and you have to scroll the mouse over it to make it disappear quickly I HATE IT! secondly i think a skyrim style visuals for zelda wouldn’t be that bad, go Google on YouTube the zelda mod for skyrim, it looks AWESOME!! either way all i want is a zelda with the same art style as the tech demo, why don’t Nintendo just listen to the fans? ever since the tech demo on wii u all i have seen is most zelda fans state they WOULD LOVE THE WII U ZELDA TOO LOOK LIKE THAT!!

      So just do it Nintendo! i don’t want any wacky stuff, like say imagine if the heads and features are big with small bodies, LOL sheesh that would be a nightmare! i just want a high fidelity TRUE HD 3D ZELDA! that is all, but i want the ocarina of time or a link to the past template, i didn’t like the repetitive dungeons of skyward sword, and i didn’t like the island based over world, i want to see hyrule bigger then ever, in hd.

      I want to see the zoras in zoras domain, with the zora king and queen and different characters, i want the gorons on death mountain, with different goron characters, then i want some new characters for hyrule, this is nintendo’s chance to wow us all over again,i want to see hyrule in hd and looking glorious and i want side quests galore, with leveling up link, and his move sets, and also leveling up the items, and speaking of items, i want new ones, plus all the old classics, please nintendo just give us all what we want!! that is all!!

      • Elem187

        Why won’t Nintendo listen to its fans? Have you seen Nintendo “fans” on the Internet? They are having a conniption fit because 3D Mario isn’t a third Galaxy game.

        Nintendo fans are impossible to please, so why even try? They act like a bunch of spoiled children,

        Nintendo’s game designers are more like artist. I’m super excited for whatever they come up with….. I personally think a gritty dark Zelda would be an excellent first outing for Link. It would signal to gamers that Nintendo is for core gamers. I would show gamers of other systems that this isn’t a kiddy console. It would follow Bayonetta 2 in setting an adult vibe.

        But even if they did another cartoony Zelda like Skyward Sword I would be thrilled…. They always make amazing Zelda games, so I trust what they come up with.

        • LonDonE247

          AGREED!! the nintendo fan boys drive me mad!! if you even dare to have a different opinion to them, they go crazy, and attack like a rabid dogs!

          But i will admit, i too was disappointed at the new 3d Mario for wii u, this was the first true 3d Mario game in hd, and so i wanted them to blow us away, like they did with Mario 64, and the galaxy games, either way i know Mario 3d world will still be awesome!
          And why on gods earth is their no online co op? co op is supposed to be the biggest selling point of this game, we are not all kids, some of us are grown ups with our own houses, and so would of loved to play online with friends and family!

          And after hyping retro’s secret game for so long, they unveil a 2d donky kong? lol that is asking for trouble, not that another awesome donky kong game would be great, its just people expected some thing to show off what the wii u could do, with regards to the new 3d mario and retro’s game!

          I think allot of the bad feelings towards nintendo at the moment is mainly because they cocked up the wii u launch so bad, no major third party support, no major first party support, no game pad proof of concept game, and serious flaws with the wii u design, eg no substantial hard drive, no Ethernet port, LMAO! no Dolby codec, no blue ray playback, no AAA 1st party blockbuster games released in over 6 months since launch, no DVD play back, no digital sound out, no mandatory pro controller support, and no pro controller included in EVERY SKU OF WII U!

          These are some of the things which have made me mad, i will admit, its like a love and hate relationship with nintendo and me, and i know allot of fans feel similar! we all love nintendo, some just expect better from them, and hold them to a higher standard!

          • Elem187

            Nintendo shouldn’t be held to a higher standard. thats not exactly fair to expect more out of them then the others.

            I noticed that Sony/Microsoft have been getting a pass on everything…. Microsoft implements paid multiplayer, “Oh thats ok, MS needs to pay for their servers some how” … Sony adds pay for multiplayer “Oh Sony is just doing what Microsoft started, they need the money for servers”

            But if Nintendo tried this, “NINTENDO IS THE WORST COMPANY IN THE WORLD”

            Maybe I’m just older than most gamers (33) and I accept a company for what they do and not what I want them to do. I don’t expect them to be mindreaders like most gamers seem to… I expect them to make titles based on sales, which any company would do. 3D Land sold a heck of alot more copies than Galaxy 1 and 2. So they make 3D World to try and get their casual Mario players eased into a 3D Mario game… which is smart, so the next 3D Mario you can go nuts on design and enjoy even bigger success.
            Sucks Nintendo is held to double standards, and when the other two companies implement real anti-consumerist policies, they get a pass, and when Nintendo implements while not exactly anti-consumerist, but a policy that some gamers don’t like they are instantly a greedy company too busy counting its money to care about gamers…… when in truth this company cares more about gamers, because they are gamers/developers running the show.

        • Zzyzx

          People aren’t freaking out about Mario 3D World because its not Galaxy 3, people are freaking out because it has NOTHING NEW. The series has always been known for bringing uniqueness and innovation with its flagship Mario games.

          This new one is just Mario 3 Land with four players. That’s so half a.ssed its not even funny. A Galaxy 3 would have been WAY more impressive

  • HSN1

    We already have things that go from realistic to cel shaded to everything that’s in between (No More Heroes etc.) to even nearly monochromatic (Madworld) to yarn and a lot of other styles. I’d like Nintendo to surprise me though, they can when they want to. Let’s just hope it’s not “new just because we wanted to be original” but actually looks fitting.

    • Josiah Parsons

      maybe Borderlands 2 style. bright, slightly hand-drawn, 100% awesome.

  • RoyRelapse

    So now we have a confirmation on Windwaker HD and many other games shown at E3 were running native in 1080p, will the WiiU Zelda do the same ? that would be sick….

    • Johny

      dude… mario kart 8 is running freaking 1080p at 60 FPS !! thats pretty friggin impressive ! and it looks ps4/one like… it looks amazing! not to mention they’re aiming for the same settings with SPLITSCREEN!…
      im pretty positive our awesome zelda will be 1080p dude :D

      • RoyRelapse

        That would totally satisfy my nerdgasm, lol

        • howling_wolf1334:[

          Hahaha, me too!!!

  • Seth S. Scott

    will wait as long as it takes. this game, like almost all Big N big franchise console titles, will be glorious.

  • Johny

    Please just let it not be Yarn zelda … xD seriously…
    no … im serious ._.

    that aside… ok its not gonna be “ultra realistic”… and it won’t be cartoonish… hmm i dont know if we just got used to the same stuff over and over… but am i the only one that really cant think of how it will look like?? xD … im actually VERY glad to hear what he said in this article… THATS WHY WE LOVE NINTENDO…
    and yeah… for what we know, it could be that nintendo games are the only ones that will have the TRUE unique NEXT generation visuals :DD

  • greengecko007

    This is extremely old news, like, something that was said over a year ago. They said shortly after the 2011 tech demo of a Zelda Wii U game that Zelda U wouldn’t necessarily look like that, and that they were going for another new art style.

    • Destructonator101

      Yeah, it was that ‘Zelda coming in 2014, biggest zelda ever’ article.

      Dont worry, many of us have been here since the beginning.

      • greengecko007

        Yeah, unfortunately 2014 doesn’t seem very likely anymore. The developers said way back then that they were shooting for it, but given the current track record for Wii U games, I’m gonna have to say 2015 at the earliest.

        What’s funny is all the people crying about not wanting “cartoony” graphics. I guess they haven’t realized that not a single Zelda game has used realism as an art style. All the games have been the typical anime (japanese comic/cartoon) art, with different spins on the character models (Wind Waker cell shading) color choices (Twilight Princess’s focus and dark and warm colors) or environment design (Skyward Sword watercolor backgrounds).

        They say they want it to look like the tech demo from e3 2011, but also say they don’t want cartoon graphics. Oxymoron.

        • Kaihaku

          I don’t mind waiting longer for a better game, Ocarina of Time was the game that taught me that patience really pays off with Nintendo.

        • Metroid33slayer

          No that article said they were shooting for a late 2013 release. I would say a late 2014 date is probable and perhaps they can release another original zelda game on wii u near the end of the systems lifespan in late 2017.

          • greengecko007

            This is the article

            http://wiiudaily.com/2012/09/wii-u-zelda-game-coming-2014/

            It says developers were originally aiming for a 2014 release. But the article is about 9 months old. It also states that they wanted to use the same visual style as Skyward Sword, but they later changed their mind.

  • metalpants

    They should make it ultra realistic but combined with something weird like brush strokes or just mess around with the camera filters or something. Or some comic like coloring… I dunno. Just tossing around ideas.

    • Josiah Parsons

      brush strokes would be cool. maybe something like Japanese brushwork?

      • metalpants

        I thought of that. But maybe they should leave that for Sakura Samurai.

        Then again it’s Nintendo… they could make something Japanese look pretty un-Japanese when they mess around and experiment.

  • Zombie_Andrew

    Plus he also said that he’s been influenced by Skyrim

  • Destructonator101

    No links yarn, no more skyward sword link, no pastel link, no fucking pixel link, no, no. Just make a link that will satisfy… a game art that will satisfy…

  • http://www.mpt-online.eu/ Sylux

    Ultra realistic is a no go, but imo tech demo version from e3 2012 and twillight princess are a perfect fit. But that’s my personal thought I hope they won’t dissapoint because of some crap artstyle (also personally I did not like windwakers artstyle, so glad to hear that won’t be the case either) but what kind of artstyle will be used I’m curious and somehow also scared…

    • Magnus Eriksson

      E3 2011

      • http://www.mpt-online.eu/ Sylux

        e3 2011 or 2012 you know what I ment ;)

    • greengecko007

      It’s quite likely it will look nothing like that. They showed a Zelda tech demo at a past E3, then when Wind Waker came out fans were upset that it was cell shaded and looked nothing like the tech demo. The developers have said it won’t necessarily look like the 2011 tech demo.

      http://news.softpedia.com/news/Zelda-for-Nintendo-Wii-U-Won-t-Necessarily-Look-Like-Tech-Demo-209699.shtml

      Wii U daily had an article on it too, but I didn’t feel like going back that far.

      • http://www.mpt-online.eu/ Sylux

        I wouldn’t mind the tech demo artstyle. But as you linked the article and mentioned the wiiu daily article, I recall the wiiu article indeed, but also recall that Nintendo said they felt like they hit the soft spot on Zelda skyward sword and likely the new Zelda will be in that style. I don’t mind that either skyward sword looked and still does look pretty darn sweet :)

        • Assassinated23

          Unique! It says in the title that Zelda WiiU will have a unique art style, meaning different from any previous Zelda game! So unless an art style can be unique and be identical to a previous one (it can’t by the way), the new Zelda will not have Skyward Sword styled graphics.

          • http://www.mpt-online.eu/ Sylux

            read my comment again, all I say is that “Nintendo mentioned before” they felt that skyward sword was a perfect match for Zelda, and they “CONSIDERED” to use it again on the WiiU Zelda, but NO ARTSTYLE has been confirmed so noone knows, whether it’ll be very unique or similair to previous artstyle, saying similair does NOT mean EXACT the same artstyle.

            I actually wrote “likely” as that is what Nintendo said and that is not the same as IT WILL be that artstyle. But it says it’s a posibility, the article header says it won’t, and probably it really will be different, but again it is a possibility.

    • https://www.facebook.com/BlueLightningTechnicalServices Bob Wilkerson

      I loved the darker art style of Twilight princess.

      • Zzyzx

        I think tons of people did, and that’s why its baffling they just abandoned it after everyone swooned over it and the tech demo.

        Why are they afraid to go back to any kind of somewhat serious tone like OOT, MM, or TP?

  • Magnus Eriksson

    I knew it! Its going to be fucking yarn style. So tired of this shit.

    • John Raybell

      lol, never will happen, ever, but funny regardless.

      3 people have no sense of humor :)

    • https://www.facebook.com/BlueLightningTechnicalServices Bob Wilkerson

      Nah… they are going claymation style

      • Magnus Eriksson

        I knew that too :D

  • Destructonator101

    Imagine zelda with borderland art style! Hmmmm

  • Tomasz Wiercioch

    okami style anyone?

  • ChiwawaBoi

    ok now im double hyped!! :D

  • Anubis

    Could the Link model from the Super Smash bros. trailer be a hint? That would be awesome :D

    • RoyRelapse

      I was thinking the same, what other game could he been based upon right ?

      • Anubis

        Exactly.

    • greengecko007

      Probably not, considering no Super Smash Bros. game has used character models they planned to implement in the future (Pit doesn’t count because Kid Icarus was made as a response to a fanbase for the character forming, and they altered the design).

      Melee still used the old Ocarina of Time Link, and the new Super Smash Bros. has been shown to still use the Twilight Princess model.

      • John Raybell

        twilight link from smash brawl
        http://wikicheats.gametrailers.com/images/d/de/Super_Smash_Bros_Link_01.jpg twilight link from smash

        The new smash bro link-yes they are close, but notice the difference? graphics style is way way different, it could very well be a hint at what the new one may look like
        http://sickr.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/super_smash_bros_wii_u_link.jpg

        And its not the skyward sword link
        http://gengame.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Link-SS2.jpg

        So what we see is something New, a New style of link different graphics style.

        So yeah It has not been shown that it uses the same twilight princess model as brawl, I’m surprised nobody else caught this.

        Cant get the first picture to be shown, oh well follow the link

        • majora :D

          idk, it doesn’t looks like an “unique art style”

          • John Raybell

            http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/unique

            by meaning,every zelda title graphics engine has been unique, id say majors mask was the only one that wasn’t since it was using what ocarina of time used. So yes the tech demo was unique and yes this new link we see in smash art style wise is UNIQUE.

          • majora :D

            I mean something MORE unique, not just using a different engine, something you could show to somebody who doesn’t knows a thing about Zelda and suprise them still, along the lines of Okami (I don’t mean Okami’s art style but something as surprising as Okami was on it’s time)

          • John Raybell

            um ok………….. lol I see what your saying but yeah

        • barwiifan

          super smash bros. Link is left handed and SS Link is right.

          • John Raybell

            um ok, what does that have todo with anything, as i said about the new smash bros link isnt the one from skyward,nor windwaker, its close to twilight but even closer to the tech demo shown at E3 2011 but its slightly more unique then that art style.

            http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/unique

          • barwiifan

            It was just a little “fun fact” ok? Quit trying to start a war. Especially you being sarcastic with that dictionary meaning of “unique.”

          • John Raybell

            wasn’t trying to start a war, and that link was by mistake sorry, was meant for a few posts down, I ended up thinking i posted this post and moved on only to find out that when i copy and pasted for a different post i noticed it wasn’t sent and for what ever reason pasted it here as well, lol sorry about that, and i was just confused about your fun fact, it was pretty damn out of the blue, next time throw a -fun fact’ after said fun fact ;P, but yeah no war with ya lol

        • Mark Thom

          cool!

        • greengecko007

          Minor touch ups to the character model doesn’t make it a different art style. It’s still the Twilight Princess model.

          Also, like I said, no Super Smash Bros. game has used character models before they appeared in their respective games.

          • John Raybell

            really? different art style dude, its a bit more cartoon like then TP in brawl.

            But yeah your right lol all knowing, because they haven’t doesn’t mean they wont. i read what you said, just didn’t give a shit :)

          • greengecko007

            you’re*

            If that’s what you think, fine. I’m ok with that. But it would be nice if you could stop being a dick.

        • Xavier Lopez Chabelo

          Its a mix between SS and TP Link

          • John Raybell

            yeah a mix seems about right

        • Baum 「ツリー」

          Wow…TP Link still looks better than his “HD-counterpart” :D

          But they already announced the new version to be based on Skyward Sword in the Nintendo Direct.

    • John Raybell

      yep it sure can, check out the links i posted below :)

    • howling_wolf1334:[

      Hopefully nop… Personnally liked more the link from OoT, with the blonde hair…

  • John Raybell

    im scared now, Was hoping it looked like the tech demo. Really hope they dont fuck this one up. what ever it is, it better be awesome, and better not be cel shading or cartoon graphics for there first HD console, would be a real bummer.

    • Coval83

      Skyward Sword was awesome… Wind Waker was awesome… Cartoon-like design is not bad… Nintendo know how to do it..

      • John Raybell

        Yeah those games were great, buuuuuuuuut graphics wise meh, skyward sword graphics should have never been used on a title like that, if i wanted to play with water colors i would paint, if i wanted to play a cartoon I would just watch one. games weren’t bad looking, but the more realistic look has always fit zelda more then a cartoon one.

        • John Raybell

          save that stuff for spin off zelda games

        • Xavier Lopez Chabelo

          Now try to imagine the Skyward Sword graphics on HD…. Yeah…. sweet beautiful HD graphics…

          • John Raybell

            I would rather see something like that tech demo for HD graphics, those other engines just don’t do justice for zelda.

            Graphics in the tech demo were amazing, cel shading cartoon stuff just isn’t as impressive.

          • John Raybell

            But as they already said, it wont be anything we have seen in a zelda game yet, so thank god it wont be another windwaker or skyward sword type graphics engine.

            So I wont try to imagine any of those since, its going to be nothing like those. :)
            I will try to imagine something new, since that is what they are doing.

          • Xavier Lopez Chabelo

            Let me do your homework

            Here it is, I know is only a CGI, but yeah, Skyward Sword HD on the Wii U could look like this

          • John Raybell

            do my homework? nah i already know that the tech demo would smoke anything skyward hd game, maybe not as far as being artsy but hey we all have our own opinion right :)

          • John Raybell

            also the zelda tech demo looked better, blew this crap away :)

          • Metroid33slayer

            This is cgi so the animation is of a far higher standard than that tech demo.

          • John Raybell

            yeah its neat, but still the tech demo, imagine that trailer with those tech demo graphics. would be pretty sweet.

            And enough with wind waker and skyward sword geeeeze lol

        • NintendoNoob

          It’s called art style not graphics. Graphics is how high the resolution is, how much Anti-Anialising there is, ETC. Art style is what the game would look like

          • John Raybell

            actually its both :)

  • QuizmasterBos

    Well, unique doesn’t always have to mean good, but I am still positive it will in this case. I still would like to see a more realistic Zelda again at some point though, I love the graphics on Twilight Princess.

    • Coval83

      Zelda Wii U Demo was great…I mean the graphics… Skyward Sword is continued the Wind Waker style. Twilight Princess was more realistic… Anyway… Any Zelda game is epic adventure… I want to see this on Wii U…

      • NintendoNoob

        I liked the Skyward Sword Art Style. It seemed good for Skyward Sword. It all depends on the new Zelda game and what it’s about the art style should match the storyline and where it’s placed

    • Zzyzx

      Forget it. Nintendo just abandoned the TP realistic style. Despite the outcry for it after WW and love when TP came out, they’re just going to abandon it, despite the numerous cel-shaded style games.

      *sigh*

      • QuizmasterBos

        Wow, how did you get so depressed? I think it’s going to be fine. Nintendo likes experimenting with different art styles, which in pretty much any case look great. Sure, Skyward Sword’s art didn’t exactly wow me, but Nintendo will be able to learn from it and not do it in the future. Link in the new Super Smash Bros. does have a semi-realistic look, the Wii U game will probably look somewhat similar.

        Just keep your held high and have a positive outlook in life.

  • Maxwell Baumgarten

    If its lik the link art style from the new smash bros that would be great. Like a serious anime.

  • Kaihaku

    I would love if they took the original Legend of Zelda art style and brought it into the HD era. Not overly stylized but fantastical and classic.

  • tomtank91

    The only thing I can think of Zelda having DLC is having a separate story and play as Zelda/Sheik

  • Metroid33slayer

    A realistic style would be unique for a zelda game and don’t anyone say TP because that was semi realistic and semi anime. If you remember TP link he had huge anime eyes and so did many of the NPC’s and some of the humans had unrealistic body proportions like those middle aged clowns that shoot you out the cannon in lake hylia. I think an artsyle like monoliths X is a realistic style that would look really stunning in a zelda game but i think nintendo will lean towards the 2011 tech demo artstyle which had vibrant colours and link still had those big eyes. I don’t think nintendo will ever create a link that has normal sized eyes it just wouldn’t be link.

    • Jamin Daniell

      “normal eyes are for chumps!” -everyone at Nintendo

  • zerooooo

    For Retro studio didn’t someone say they would make a game no one thought they had the guts to make?

    • John Raybell

      no they said they are making what everyone wants lol strange huh, figure everyone wanted metroid or a new ip or reboot of another old ip

      • zerooooo

        I was expecting a reboot of an old ip… People convinved me it would be star tropics

        • John Raybell

          same here star tropics or adventure island would have been awesome. Dk was meh, ill get it and play the shit out if it but meh

  • Forbsz

    The new art style will be CLAYMATION LINK!!

    • https://www.facebook.com/BlueLightningTechnicalServices Bob Wilkerson

      damn… I should have read this before I posted cuz I said the same thing above. Sorry.. didn’t mean to copy you.

      • Forbsz

        Hey I didn’t see either I don’t mind at all if we share the same opinion I don’t mind if you post yours the more the better :)

  • supo hakate

    If you compare the models for ssb4 link and the LoZ tech demo they almost match. There are just slight diferences in the facial structure. This means we still have the possibility of having a Zelda with the graphics of the tech demo.

    • Shane ♓

      I think you just missed the point of this article.

  • spaniel

    Who cares what art style? It is Zelda… nuff said!! It will be another victory for us and Nintendo!!

  • majora :D

    Personaly, I’d love a Yarn Zelda as a spinoff, but I’d rather have it for my 3ds. Also, ultra-realistic is not exactly bad, as long as it’s beautiful. I want to see things like Satorl Marsh in Xenoblade Chronicles or the Kingdom of Zeal in Chrono Trigger, places that make you want to literally be inside the game. And for that you don’t need stuningly realistic graphics, there’s people who’ve done it with pixels.

  • Leo

    Just you imagine how awesome it would be if they could create something completely new to gaming graphics like an Origami or Clay style! I love the Yarn idea but i would be amazed by something totally unprecedented!

  • Mark Thom

    cartoony realistic Hmmmmm ok Nintendo bring it

    • Pikachief

      but they said it won’t be cartoony-realistic.

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  • Fuzunga

    Does “cartoony-realistic” refer to Skyward Sword?

  • ItzameyaToad

    The thing I really love about Nintendo is they see that DLC is not needed if the game ships with as much content able to be put in the game. The only time DLC should EVER be put in a game is if there was truely something that the devs wanted to add but didn’t think of before the launch of the game or for console exclusive costumes etc.
    I really hope Nintendo continues to make full complete games for there fans as it shows that they value the consumer and the work they do.

  • RockGod

    Thanks for the info John… a well written article.

  • Pikachief

    I’d still prefer a super-realistic but without it being dark. A colorful and realistic zelda would be nice. We haven’t had that since OoT. TP =/= OoT Artstyle. So Skyward Sword + TP would be what I’d like.

    But it’s not my choice and I know I’ll love any zelda they bring! (except TP, didnt like that one lol) I just want a single screenshot already lol

  • Justis Bistawros

    Omg realistic graphics Nintendo just blew my mind.

  • Miguel Rosa

    Yarn Zelda……. Lmfao

  • Super Buu

    Know what would be cool? Playing as Zelda!

    • ezquimacore

      and sheik!

    • Xavier Lopez Chabelo

      So in the next game you go save, princess Zelda, go to fight ganondorf and BOOOOM!!! Link lose the battle and beacame possesed by Ganondorf… to be continue and in the next Game Zelda has to save Link and defeat Ganondorf

      • TaintedXGamer

        dream on pal, it’s funny really anyone remember Super princess Peach on the DS?

    • John Raybell

      hell no lol

  • https://www.facebook.com/BlueLightningTechnicalServices Bob Wilkerson

    I think I am just going to sit back and see what Nintendo does with Zelda. If they can make the game utilize the hardware of the Wii U, make it the longest most in depth Zelda game ever then I am sure it will be epic.

    • bakedapplepie

      You know it, it’s the MOST important franchise Nintendo’s got. It will be EPIC for sure. Zelda is hands down one of the (if not the) most memorable and captivating video game franchises ever made.

      • QuizmasterBos

        Actually, Mario is the most important franchise Nintendo’s got. He’s the mascot and his games always sell extremely well. If Nintendo would screw that up, they’d miss out on a lot of money.

        Zelda is my favourite franchise, but it doesn’t sell nearly as well.

        The highest grossing Zelda game ever was Ocarina of Time with about 7.6 million. Compare that to Mario Kart’s lowest (Super Circuit for GBA): 5.47 million.

        Highest grossing Mario Kart? MK Wii with an estimated sale of over 33 million!
        The original Super Mario Bros. sold the most (except for Wii Sports which sold over 81 million), with over 40 million games sold. So yeah, Mario’s the most important, unless you count the ‘hardcore’ crowd.

    • Baum 「ツリー」

      I think the Wii U discs are double layers with 25 Gigs capacity per layer, right?

      Now imagine a game with an HD Twilight-Princess-Artstyle (something like the Tech-Demo) and the game disc being packed to its limits with content :3

      • https://www.facebook.com/BlueLightningTechnicalServices Bob Wilkerson

        I am not sure about the double layer thing as I see no reason why the ROM drive cannot read them. The only information I have seen stated that the Wii U game discs are a 25GB disc but I suppose they could use a double layer one in the future. Still even with 25GB they can put in a massive amount of content. Many huge games now only take 10-20GB

  • bugart19

    I hope Zelda Wii U has online features.

    • John Raybell

      I really wouldn’t mind a two player co-op zelda if it didn’t change the game much, figure one guy on tv one on the gamepad screen, and dont fuck shit up, i think it could be really awesome, expand puzzles for co-op.

      Think mario galaxy same exact game, with Luigi on the game pad, something like that, instead of the different perspective they gave mario 3d world, not that we are talking about that game lol this is about zelda.

      For what ever fucking reason my brain wanted to use mario galaxy as an example lol no idea why, i guess that game had an impression on me, galaxy 2 was to me at the time the best game ever made, period, i may still even feel that way now.

      Sorry for what ever reason i can never respond with just a few words, always turns into a rant lol.

      What kind of online features did you have in mind, achievements will be there, something like xbox has, this is pretty much fact, as nintendo has already announced achievements to be added for wiiu and zelda with online features has too, so yeah figure that’s a givin, what other stuff you have in mind?

  • mario hernandez

    i did not like the skyward sword stile please don’t make it like that

    • TaintedXGamer

      are you serious? Skyward sword was awesome for me.

      • John Raybell

        He may not be you, just a thought lol.

        • TaintedXGamer

          each to their own i suppose…

  • John Raybell

    So what would everyone think of a two player Co-op zelda.

    Let me clear up what i mean.

    One guy on tv and one on the gamepad.

    No change in perspective.

    Co-op puzzles, co-op horse riding either two on one horse or two and two horses, co-op items-item example one- you and a buddy are riding horse out on hyrule field where a really heavy battle is going on, think twilight princess battle, on to you pull out your hook shot line up with your buddy and use your item both hookshots connect to form a cloths line taking out an entire group of Gannons minnions on horse back as well.

    Item example two- mirror shield and light shield, you and a buddy together can carry one or the other and use this as a powerful weapon to fight off what can only be killed by light, on shines his shield on to the other players mirror shield.

    I could go on all day, if any one wants to hear some other ideas I have I will post again, if not I will just keep my mouth shut lol

  • Wanderlei

    Zelda is the game they should ‘play it safe’ with, release a game that looks pseudo realistic like the recent demo. They should have taken more risks with EVERYTHING else. Like the new 3D Mario, had Retro create some kick ass new IP, etc etc

    Its gonna be another disappointment like after the Spaceworld 2001 Zelda tech demo everyone got hyped for it, then they showed us Wind Waker.

    • howling_wolf1334:[

      You beetter be mistaken, because if they showed us something more cartoony, they will regret it… My thoughts…

      • John Raybell

        same, dont want no cel shading, cartoon or skyward sword art style.

        Tech demo was bad ass looking, i want that lol, could we just have that zelda, instead of a tech demo they should have just been working on that game, but oh well have to wait till 2015 sad times

        • david daniel wharton camacho

          october 2014**** they release each zelda on octobers

          • John Raybell

            ok fine October 2015, is that better lol

  • howling_wolf1334:[

    Im looking forward on this game… Cant wait to put my hands on it and play it like crazy… Hahaha

    • John Raybell

      is that you speed racer?

  • ChiwawaBoi

    hype!!

  • oontz

    It’s going to be local multiplayer, just like nintendo land was. You mark my words!!! Suck it nintendo, you continue to let me down. I (and millions of others) have been playing nintendo since the beginning… We have grown with you but you don’t want to grow with us. I would LOVE a realistic mario or zelda. I could only imagine Mario or zelda re-imagined by a different developer. The new mario and zelda should be like Skyrim a massive over world that is real and alive.

    • John Raybell

      local would be fine if its two play co-op on both tv and gamepad screens, would love to see a co-op zelda if done “RIGHT”

    • david daniel wharton camacho

      IKR? i mean even out of the first party, i was hoping 3rd party games on 2013 but noooooooo nintendo has to let us down, just like it did with the 3ds :( all the games they promesed for the launch window and they released 2 years later like animal crossing… now i know if im going to buy a nintendo console.. ill wait till the games are out…

  • JeanPaul

    Damn… I was actually hoping for a realistic Zelda… I did not like the art style of skyward sword… But the art style of the demo a couple years ago would also be cool.

    • Relick

      He did just say its not going to be like skyward sword either.

  • Linskarmo

    I just hope it’s a well implemented and awesome looking style. I’m sure it will be.

  • john

    I’m kind of hoping for something in the style of Link from the new Smash bros game. Kind of realistically proportioned, but not dark and gritty realistic. I think they sort of combined the best of Twilight Princess or Skyward Sword’s style with the style of the original ocarina of time. Realistically proportioned but brightly colored, but not overly cartoony or cel-shaded like Skyward Sword’s art style.

  • Spike Ashford

    I am 100% on-board with this. Each game a having a unique art-style makes each game unique and boosts the Zelda series’ originality.

  • Thomas Vienna

    Bravo, Nintendo, you keep doing your thing. Photo-realism is cool once, or maybe a couple times. But when you come out with something artistically and visually stunning, that’s how you WOW everybody!

  • ronalsk

    A year? This is torture!

  • Guhtere

    Just don’t make it cel shaded and cartoony. While Wind Waker was fun, it wasn’t much of an amazing looking game. No offense to anyone who like the graphics of those games, and I’m not judging the game by it’s graphics, the game was still amazing.

    • Relick

      The graphics were not detailed or realistic or even amazing looking at all, but they’ve aged exceptionally well compared to other games. I mean it still looks like a game that /could/ come out today – on the other hand other games at the time such as Halo 2 (1 year later) look awful today.

    • John Raybell

      they will take offense lol, let me tell ya. I agree with you, this room made me feel like a troll for saying I wasn’t a big fan of those styles :S. strange place at times.

      Take this for example, i came to this place in full support of nintendo and wiiu everyone hated me.

      Got disappointed in some of the new E3 tiles, everyone hated me.

      Dont like the cartoon style of some zelda games, everyone hated me.

      Its great, its like a full on mix of ps34xbox360onewiiu fan boys and haters. its a mess at times lol

      Hell you already got a down vote, bet it came from that wisdom troll, or one of the fan boys, many many more are to come.

      • BLACKendTiamat

        i down voted you because i hate you.

        jk man, i respect your opinion. :P

        but if i take my down vote away now then my first sentence would be invalid so i cant, IM SORRY!!! (pT_T)p

        and i agree with you. im a little disappointed in N’s e3 too, but the new pkmn games and a few others are going to in my house when they release. only one i might not get actually is 3d world. this was after watching the videos multiple times. started to like more of the games

    • Pikachief

      I’d have to say its one of the best games I’ve ever seen graphically. Not because it has amazing detail or it being realistic or anything like that but like it was said before because it can pass the test of time better than almost any 3D game I’ve seen. Most games around its time all look dated while this game looks just as good as the day it was released.

  • ancientgamer

    dont matter what it looks like to me i know it will be a great game because its zelda

  • Elem187

    “The new Zelda Wii U game won’t be done for at least another year.”

    Lol, more like 3-4 years… Zelda’s take time

  • Kenshin0011

    I have it’s going to look similar to the first games, with link having the “A Link to the past” look, such as more brownish/blonde hair.

  • Leorio

    I’d actually love an ultra realistic LoZ.. but I’d also really love some type of water color-ish graphics similar to Okami.. lol

  • wiiuoncraigslist

    an “ultra-realistic” zelda would seriously be awesome. awesome.

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  • Zzyzx

    For the love of f’ing god, please no more of Wind Waker style. It’s been done to death. I’d actually prefer a more realistic looking Zelda, something in Twilight Princess style.

    That got so much crazy love when we first saw it, same with the Wii U tech demo. Why do they feel the need to abandon it? You can look realistic and be original in art style.

    Eh…….I got a bad feeling about this

  • John Raybell

    lol your a tard :)

  • Told

    please take your negativity and write it on a piece of paper and then burn it as we do not need it.

  • Mochlum

    It is funny because so far the Xbox One is closer to discontinuation and it hasn’t even released yet.

  • Daniel Gonzalez

    Get real man. I know you’re disappointed in what Nintendo brought to the table, but I can assure you they aren’t going to discontinue it. Be realistic. Also, what were you expecting? Nintendo to make a GTA type game? Nintendo themselves don’t go too much into the realism in games. That’s why their games have their own art style to them. They’d rather be different than join the crowd. I like that part about them. Just imagine if you owned your own business. Would you want people telling you how to run it? No, because you started it to do things “your” way. I would say the only real people who complain about Nintendo are the ones who used to enjoy their games as a kid and got into the realism of games and now expect Nintendo to follow suit. That’s not how it works. I grew up long ago, yet I still enjoy Nintendo games just as much as Sony games.

    Sony has their own style to games and Nintendo has theirs. If you were disappointed, then fine. Be disappointed, but to say the console is done a matter of opinion but in reality, it’s up to Nintendo to say if it’s done or not. Whether it’s getting third party or not doesn’t really matter as even their first party will keep them afloat.

    Don’t get me wrong. I’d love to see some great third party titles, but I wasn’t expecting Nintendo to do what everyone else is doing. I think Anouma said it best.

    “It has to be something you can’t see anywhere else. We wouldn’t want it
    to be ultra-realistic because you can see that elsewhere. But I can’t
    say that it’s going to be cartoony-realistic like you mentioned, the
    fantastic presentation that we’ve already done in the past. It will be
    something new.”

    What does that say about Nintendo? We do things our way like we always have. People can either accept that, or move on. Seeing that Nintendo games are still big sellers, Nintendo fans have long ago accepted that. The few that don’t(which is honestly where you fall into) feel that they’re wrong when in reality, you’re the one who is wrong for expecting them to do something that they clearly won’t do. That doesn’t make them stupid, that makes them smart for sticking to what they believe in and what is fun. Fun is subjective and always has been.

    Their games may not be fun to you, but they are to others. The point in all of this is, Nintendo will be around for years to come whether you like or not, just like Microsoft. Like I said, I agree with some things you say, but most just sounds like nonsense .

  • Told

    Actually I find that most people are kind enough to voice their opinions in a kind manner and does not insult something they do not like. Lets say that you would have said “the Wii U seems to be struggling but I see they are trying it might be too late though.” I would not have liked you opinion but I would respect it as you put it out there respectively, but instead you say that the system that most of the people on here have is dead.

  • BLACKendTiamat

    Shut up, Noknowledge

  • howling_wolf1334:[

    We’ll see man, When the time come and I’ll be playing it on my Wiiu I will try to locate you and mock from your stupids comments about nintendo… If you were more realist you would think twice before not comment about nintendo…” By his own mouth the fish is caught”

  • Mochlum

    Actually, the Wii U’s only bad feature is poor advertising and not any system sellers. The Xbox One will always have a Kinect on watching you, is focusing on TV alongside games instead of focusing on mainly games, is friggin bulky, expensive, and cannot accept used or traded games. It seems much closer to disconinuation then the Wii U which will get spiked sales in September-Spring 2014 when the big hits start appearing.

  • Daniel Gonzalez

    Sure hope you’re not including me in with the rest lol. It’s your opinion if you think the Wii U is “cheap hardware” but I don’t think that would change their art style if it was at PS4 quality. It’d still be the same classic Nintendo we’d come to accept.

    Be real man. Nintendo gets just as much lip from fans too. Not all, but there are plenty of Nintendo fans that do it too. Besides, does it really matter how many? The point still stands there. I’ll be honest and say I wish Nintendo added more ram and had a stronger CPU, but in the end, it’s their call. Even so, I doubt it’ll be discontinued, and with their first party games around the horizon, it’ll increase sales even if you don’t think so. I’ll agree with you on the third party sales being low, no doubt about that, but a lot of the time, that’s not Nintendo’s fault.

    Even if they put out a power house of a system, people who would buy it will still be buying Nintendo games over third party. Nintendo fans buy Nintendo games. Not much Nintendo can do to really convince fans to purchase third party games, it’s up to them as it’s their money.

    As Nintendo can be blamed for some things, it’s not their fault as much in terms of third party. Blame the people who buy the console just to play Nintendo games.

  • John Raybell

    fuck for once i agree with you, Jesus fucking Christ why did i have to agree with you, fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck

  • Daniel Gonzalez

    That was our time and I remember it very well myself, but those days are gone. Nintendo no matter what will do what they feel is best for them as a company and it’s up for the fans to support their games in which they still do.

    Age has no factor in gaming as even 50 year olds play games and some do more often than the casuals. Yeah, I know what you mean by lack of third party on Nintendo consoles the past few generations, however, that’s been the norm and most people and Nintendo fans alike have come to accept that the big N isn’t in the hands of the same president of Nintendo a decade ago. I’ll admit that I don’t really care for Satoru Iwata as Nintendo’s president and I wish he would step down and maybe it’s time for some changes.

    However, I still believe that Nintendo should stick to their guns in terms of their art style and overall games. I do agree with you that their third party support isn’t that great and still needs a lot of work and hopefully one day they’ll get it right.

  • BLACKendTiamat

    i think its time for you to retire and move on lol.