New Zelda game?

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  1. Mikemk
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    Does anyone know of any rumors (or confirmations) for a new Zelda game for the 3ds? It seems odd to me that the new Zeldas on the 3DS are all 2D (not talking about remakes and crossovers).
     


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    I doubt that.. They released 5 zelda games...
     
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    Well, two remakes, two spinoffs (if you count Triforce Heroes as a spinoff, which I would) and one main series game.
     
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    link between worlds is a 3D game... all graphics are 3D, the character moves in 3D space...
     
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    Of those five, one sucked, one wasn't really a Zelda game, and two were remakes.

    Honestly, though, I'm thrilled to have the remakes. Triforce Heroes and Hyrule Warriors Legends I can take or leave.
     
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    It arguably plays like a 2D with everything except for the wall-merging.

    I agree 100%.


    I would honestly love another Zelda game in the style of Link's Awakening or the Oracle games (wouldn't necessarily have to be pixel-style), but I know that's never going to happen.
     
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    I'd be happy with a game with the LBW engine, except with the overworld not lifted from a previous game.

    It's possible, but I suspect unlikely. We'd have probably heard at least rumors or hints at this point if any serious effort were being made.
     
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    I am sure that Nintendo has a plans for the next portable video game and a new zelda game.
     
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    ALBW is what's generally considered a 2.5D game. 3D graphics but plays more or less like a 2D game.
    Handhelds have never had full 3D Zelda games, those have always been on the home consoles, so I don't find it odd at all.
     
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    You should be happy. There is at least one good Zelda game that wasn't a remake, and we never had to cry over something like a Legend of Zelda Federation Force.
    There are other franchises that need more love.
     
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    Oh, I'm sure they do too. I'm talking about on the 3DS though.

    I thought it was pure 2D, I read that it's a sequel to A link to the Past.

    Apart from the 3DS, Nintendo handhelds have never been capable of rendering a Zelda game in 3D.
     
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    The DS was. Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks are rendered in 3D. It just seems like top-down suits handhelds better.
     
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    They were only 2.5D. They had basic models (islands, ocean, link...) rendered in 3D to a framebuffer, with sprites rendered over that.

    And the land when docked/parked was also 2D sprites made to look 3D
     
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    I know and they already made two remastered and 2 new games. They are not going to make a new one. That's why I am saying that they are going to make a new one for the next brand new portable system.
     
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    Doubt it. I still have to play ALBTW too lol
     
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    One of the leaked documents from new 3ds rumors said they'd remake wind waker and twilight princess for the new 3DS, but I figure we'd have heard something by now if it were true.
     
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    That was fake.
     
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    and to be honest, i still do not like any of the "3D" Zelda games, i just forced myself through OoT and abandoned MM after about two three-day-cycles. For me, zelda has to be top-down, that's when i like them. if that means i will be forced to hanheld zeldas, so be it. Nothing beats ALbW, Links awakening, ALttP, OoS/OoA and even minish cap and phantom hourglass (Still have to play Spirit Tracks).
     
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    Are you sure? It looked like 3D to me :unsure:
    I didn't play them much though.
    I'm the opposite, in fact the only top-down Zelda games I've beaten are Minish Cap (which was great) and Triforce Heroes. They just fail to get me hooked.
     
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    OoT was the first zelda game I played, and Windwaker the second, so to me, 2D Zelda just seems odd.
    Phantom Hourglass was the first 2D I played to completion (and to this day, it and Spirit Tracks are the only ones I've managed to beat, the ST's microphone use almost made it unfinish-able.)
    I agree that minish cap was one of or the best.

    EDIT: I also almost beat minish cap, but couldn't get through dark hyrule castle. And I almost finished wind waker, ocarina, and twilight, but lost my saves
     
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