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Did you play the original?

yeah, loved it!
yes, but ive played better zelda games
No
No, but i plan on it

Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has admitted that it is slightly nerve-racking making a sequel to the critically acclaimed Legend of Zelda: A Link to The Past. Aonuma says that the team have been exploring the elements that make the game so fondly remembered by so many people. He also said that they are looking at ways to accommodate those who never played The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, as they don’t want to alienate them.

“Yes, that’s a concern. Fans of the original game have a lot of fond memories, and when we announced this sequel I know that some were dubious about the idea of us adding to that game’s lore. The challenge is to pinpoint what it was about the original that people loved and to respect that, and so long as we do that I think we can make something those fans will like. It’s been a big point of discussion among the staff – how much fan service to give without blowing it. We’ve been thinking about how to make the new one in a way that will excite the fans without alienating peopl




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I loved the original but I'm a bit skeptical of this one... they say it's gonna be on the same world... I wish it was an entirely different world

"I've Underestimated the Horse Power from Mario Kart 8, I'll Never Doubt the WiiU's Engine Again"

Oops made me think Original Zelda not LTTP.

 

That said.  Again still not seeing how a sequel could alienate people, if you've played any zelda story you know the broad strokes.

 

Original Zelda on NES still is the best Zelda in my opinion though.



Anfebious said:
I loved the original but I'm a bit skeptical of this one... they say it's gonna be on the same world... I wish it was an entirely different world

but all the Zelda games are the same world!   (Apparently now, according to Nintendo.)



I should go play LTTP.

Stupid Wii points. I'd rather wait then.

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Kasz216 said:
Anfebious said:
I loved the original but I'm a bit skeptical of this one... they say it's gonna be on the same world... I wish it was an entirely different world

but all the Zelda games are the same world!   (Apparently now, according to Nintendo.)


Yeah it's true but I already did a Link to the Past to it's fullest . I searched every nook and cranny of that game, I really love it but I wish the world map was different. Still I read that the dungeons will be different so that's good as they are my favourite part of every zelda



"I've Underestimated the Horse Power from Mario Kart 8, I'll Never Doubt the WiiU's Engine Again"

Link to the Past was my first Zelda game and enjoyed it. Also was my first Zelda game that I finished but that was like 10 years after it came out lol.

I plan to play it again though!

I wish it was for the console. I don't get into handheld games.

Did i play? Yes. Did i get anywhere near the ending? Not at all. Take into account that this happened 1 or 2 years ago. I never had an SNES back in the day cause i was on SEGA's side.

Nintendo should make the original available on the Eshop. Not sure i would buy, but it would aliveate the issue for some.



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Kasz216 said:
Anfebious said:
I loved the original but I'm a bit skeptical of this one... they say it's gonna be on the same world... I wish it was an entirely different world

but all the Zelda games are the same world!   (Apparently now, according to Nintendo.)

Except Majora's Mask, of course.

Anfebious said:


Yeah it's true but I already did a Link to the Past to it's fullest . I searched every nook and cranny of that game, I really love it but I wish the world map was different. Still I read that the dungeons will be different so that's good as they are my favourite part of every zelda


My secret, not-gonna-happen hope is that they pull a Zelda II: the overworld from LttP is all there...and then some.