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Nintendo’s brand new Zelda game for Wii U seeks to do away with the series’ conventions and surprise players, says Zelda series producer, Eiji Aonuma.

What conventions? Things like completing dungeons in a set order or playing all by yourself. Effort was made into implementing some of these changes in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, but Nintendo were unable to do so.

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Trying to avoid having to buy a Wii U but this is not helping.......
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I dont know how i feel about a multiplayer Zelda game, at least with the single player story line. I dont mind not making it so linear, that never bothered me but if they went a less linear route i dont think that would be a big deal if they did it right. Maybe there are more bad guys than just 1, say 3. You can work your way towards each bad guy in whichever order which changes the story line and fight against whoever you meet last. Giving it a lot of replayability.

But i think the story line should still be one player. Or maybe it can be like 4 swords for the GBA, which I thought was fun. Its just something outside the norm that can be kind of scary but worth trying and seeing if it rocks or flops.

I wonder if they would create some kind of pvp or arena style multiplayer or maybe add in some team/mini games that would be really cool.

Oh the possibilities.
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What the hell.. Why change something that is not broken..?
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Multiplayer? Miyamoto said countless times in countless interviews that multiplayer is NOT one feature they want to include anytime soon on a Zelda game.
   
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My favorite Zelda game was called Dark Souls.
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Multiplayer? Miyamoto said countless times in countless interviews that multiplayer is NOT one feature they want to include anytime soon on a Zelda game.
They've had multiplayer in older games like 4 swords, etc...
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They've had multiplayer in older games like 4 swords, etc...

Four Swords is the only game it has an active multiplayer that affects the storyline. And for obvious reasons, it WAS designed as a multiplayer game. It's pretty boring playing it alone.

The DS games only have a battle mode, nothing influent, and Wind Waker's multiplayer was the Tingle Tuner, which was there just for the sake of it, didn't make a difference in gameplay.
   
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Trying to avoid having to buy a Wii U but this is not helping.......

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emulator

Funny.

Oh by the way, tell me again how stable PS3 emulators are.
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