Nintendo Announces HD Remake of GameCube Adventure 'The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker'

Nintendo-Announces-HD-Remake-of-GameCube-Adventure-The-Legend-Of-Zelda-The-Wind-WakerIn an attempt to keep your Nintendo Wii U systems busy during the wait for an all new Legend of Zelda adventure, the Japanese software giants have delved into their past to create something special. The Nintendo Gamecube classic, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, is set for a HD remake on Nintendo's new console, due for release this year.

This glorified high definition remake of the title which first saw release in Japan in 2002 will feature updated visuals true to the original, Miiverse integration and Gamepad features.

Nintendo's announcement of Link's updated cel-shaded adventure was accompanied by still visuals of Windfall Island, teasing the high level of detail the game will feature. Their announcement finished with the proposed release date being some time this Autumn.

Nintendo Direct: Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD Announcement

Link: Nintendo Direct

Last Updated ( 24 January 2013 )  


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(Link to this comment) retrogamerguy 2013-01-24 04:28
How about an HD remake of the classic Mario Bros. games?
(Link to this comment) Amarthar 2013-01-24 15:31
How about an HD remake that is actually an HD remake and not an upscale, like almost everything these days.
(Link to this comment) Tyron 2013-01-25 11:36
Quoting Amarthar:
How about an HD remake that is actually an HD remake and not an upscale, like almost everything these days.

Like Resident Evil from PS1 to GC?

I do agree there are far too many HD remakes where it appears minimal effort has been put in.
(Link to this comment) JoeTheUseless 2013-01-26 10:52
Excited beyond believe for this :D
(Link to this comment) Megatrons_Fury 2013-02-07 23:01
Far too many HD remakes, probably because this generations console lifespan has gone on far too long and publishers have run out of ideas.

This however looks stunning beyond belief.

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