Oh, no, I agree, they wouldn't be possible, at least not to that level...but think BotW+ in TW3 style...a distinct art AND crisp presentation.
Yes I think the simplifications needed for the art used would be light enough to have a much better, distinct and crispier presentation. And would match well with the visual identity of Nintendo games over the last couple gens.
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"