Zelda: Ocarina of Time Remake Being Announced Soon?
I doubt they'll do it for DS or Wii. For DS the word port would be more appropriate, like they did for Mario 64, and for Wii, well, they better spend those resources for a new game. Every new Zelda is more like a remake of the core concept anyway. Also, this would contradict their numerous statements of how the next Zelda would be a new direction for the franchise. Unless of course they can juggle both projects at once, but that's unlikely also.
The game is great an all, but I really don't think it needs a remake. It's not like the Wii is a graphical powerhouse system or something, so I can't see the justification of remaking the game simply to implement a new control scheme.
"Imagine if it was new play control re-release. I wouldn't put it past ninty.I'm still interested though, but they should really concentrate on something new. Twilight Princess felt quite fan service-y to me, and this sounds even more so."I hated the waggle control for Twilight Princess, and overall a very disappointing game compared to Wind Waker. Ocarina is probably Nintendo's crowning achievement, and to re-make it would be a hell of a hard thing to do.
@ Above, TP was pretty sweet, especially for people who didn't play all the 3D zeldas and so didn't have too much of the same type of gameplay. Waggle was insignificant and as natural as pushing a button after a while, and the enhancements made on mini games like fishing were great.
@ Steve, I doubt they'd do that for any N64 game. They're putting them on VC instead.
@ Megalon, with Nintendo's expertise the graphics leap would certainly be immense, OoT doesn't compare even with the GC's TP.
"I really hope not. As much as I loved OoT, I want to see nintendo try something new with the zelda franchise. "Agreed. Really, I don't see any benefit in a remake besides a graphical enhancement, something that is not needed in my opinion. OoT is fine as it is, leave it alone I say!
"Ocarina of Time is a game that really hasn't aged well. The graphics are outdated, the gameplay is now overdone. It would be a bad idea to remake it."I dont think that a remake is really a good idea, but aren't the two things you mention in your post the exact things that remakes usually fix? I mean, if they did a remake, they would most certainly update the graphics, and would probably add a few things to the game to liven it up. Again, not saying they should remake the game, but your post seems to say one thing when it means another.
"Guardian said:More of a port than a remake really. Dunno how people can confuse the two, I see them say one and mean the other so often nowadays..."Has Nintendo EVER remade anything before?"Super Mario 64 DSIf they do it, it should be on DS otherwise it would be pointless."
"Has Nintendo EVER remade anything before?"Pokémon Red & Blue, the games in Super Mario All-Stars, and a few other games that got Sattelaview remakes.
I don't think they've ever remade any of their 3D games. Except Super Mario 64 DS, but that was more of a port than a remake.
I actually wouldn't mind it. I haven't played the game in ages so putting it on the DS would be a reason for me to play it again. However, if they screw up the controls I will give up on Nintendo for the rest of my life. Messing with perfection is a dangerous task.
"I really don't see this happening... maybe a WW wiimake bundled with MM and/or OoT (I can dream :( ). I'd think they'd make a remake of it for the DS before anything else(ala Super Mario 64, Diddy Kong Racing)"
But why remakes?! WHY?! I-I...I just want a new game!
"It wasn't that great of a game. Give me an updated version of A Link To The Past and I'll care more. = /No we don't, this is blasphemy, THIS IS MADNESS.For all you OoT fans, though, sounds like you've got some potentially great news."
(I hope this is some April Fool's joke.)
"Binman88 said:What, Chrono Trigger? Yes - I was suggesting a port of OoT to the DS with minor control improvements like Chrono Trigger."I wouldn't mind a port to the DS a la Chrono Trigger with a few touchscreen enhancements. I don't think a remake is necessary, as I don't find the graphics ugly enough to stop me booting up my original cartridge."Isn't that already on the DS? correct me if I'm wrong."
I'm confident it is being made, but I doubt it's for Wii, if it is I would expect yet another HD version down the line...It would be some severe milking of the game, given that, I call fake.
This is obviously an april fools joke/unsubstantiated rumor. If it isn't I will be shocked.
Nintendo needs to move forward with the franchise, which is something that they haven't done for 10 years, and a remake of OOT would put them back into the quagmire just as they were getting out with phantom hourglass.
Graphics would certainly be a big step up if it was for Wii. It certainly made a big enough difference on the cube, and they can probably greatly touch it up if only more thanks to the added experience than just the improvement in specifications, though that would also help.
But I'm sure Nintendo have better things to do than remake this thing. A port on DS is probable enough though, in fact they should do it to more N64 games since Mario 64 was done so successfully. Why not?
So, yeah, this is either a lame April Fool's thing, a misunderstanding for a DS port, or a misunderstanding for a full-on sequel. Probably the first.
"Ocarina Of Time will be fantastic to play again someday, but it just seems too soon for a remake. Maybe for the 20th anniversary. How does that sound?"Good. 20 years seems like the perfect number for a remake of anything. It's not too soon or too late.
"Graphics would certainly be a big step up if it was for Wii. It certainly made a big enough difference on the cube, and they can probably greatly touch it up if only more thanks to the added experience than just the improvement in specifications, though that would also help.Isn't the first pic the OoT mod for Halo PC?
But I'm sure Nintendo have better things to do than remake this thing. A port on DS is probable enough though, in fact they should do it to more N64 games since Mario 64 was done so successfully. Why not?So, yeah, this is either a lame April Fool's thing, a misunderstanding for a DS port, or a misunderstanding for a full-on sequel. Probably the first."
I'm sure its just bullshit. The last thing that was said about the next big Zelda game(not one on a DS I'm guessing) was that Miyamoto wasn't satisfied with any recent Zelda's(mainly aimed towards TP) and he wanted to really make the next big zelda game absolutely mindblowing. I doubt it would just be a remake of OOT, which doesn't need to happen in the first place.
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