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Nintendo Finally a New 2D Zelda! The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom

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I love BotW and TotK especially, but I also love (good) 2D Zeldas. I can't wait to play this game. It looks fantastic. I love the idea of puzzles that have more than one solution. I hope it's used to good effect through.

I wish they'd used a different art style for this game. I liked LA's art style because it was unique. Anyway, I hope they fixed the performance issues from LA.
 
I love BotW and TotK especially, but I also love (good) 2D Zeldas.
3d Zelda for me is too long. 20ish hrs is the sweet Spot for me for games without a good a story


I wish they'd used a different art style for this game. I liked LA's art style because it was unique. Anyway, I hope they fixed the performance issues from LA.

Yeah, its okay, I actually think Link Between Worlds looks better
 

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Not really 2D if being pedantic, so much as isometric. Still cool and nostalgic, especially with Zelda. I'm not really a huge fan of the super chibi style either, but I think these ones have always been targeted towards the younger fans.

And lol a Zelda game where Zelda IS the main character? About time. (Disclaimer; I cannot recall if there were any previous games where she was the playable one... I don't think so but maybe.)

3d Zelda for me is too long. 20ish hrs is the sweet Spot for me for games without a good a story
I'd also argue against BOTW and TOTK [not having] a good story. Those were pretty deep storylines. But I also think the exploration and sheer vastness of non-linear choice was what those games were trying to offer, not so much just the story. I know I spent exponentially more time in TOTK just fucking with Zonai devices building different shit as opposed to actually progressing the story, but I think that was the point. It was basically Zelda-themed Garry's Mod and I loved it.
 
And lol a Zelda game where Zelda IS the main character? About time. (Disclaimer; I cannot recall if there were any previous games where she was the playable one... I don't think so but maybe.)
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I'd also argue against BOTW and TOTK [not having] a good story. Those were pretty deep storylines. But I also think the exploration and sheer vastness of non-linear choice was what those games were trying to offer, not so much just the story.
We'll have to agree to disagree. BOTW did not catch my interest, felt like every other Zelda story. I will admit I haven't played TOTK
 

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We'll have to agree to disagree. BOTW did not catch my interest, felt like every other Zelda story. I will admit I haven't played TOTK
Without including the TOTK part of the story, I could see that being way more valid. TOTK had the story, and the fun building mechanics. BOTW was just different and fresh as a true open-world non-linear RPG, but the entire premise of the Divine Beasts, Ganon taking over Hyrule castle and Zelda holding him back, etc... Yeah, kinda meh.

But TOTK's story gets deep and way more involved. Assuming you've managed to avoid spoilers for the plot online in the time it's been out, I'd say it's got the potential to actually surprise you with some "Oh, shit" moments.
 
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All of that said, I get why you might not be into TotK and BotW. Some games feel too big for their own good, and I often wish that the games industry would get comfortable with trimming the fat and selling shorter but more rich and focused experiences.
But then how can they justify the price if they don’t mention >500 hours total gameplay
 
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