Eiji Aonuma has revealed tons of new information for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
, including the fact that Ganon will not make an appearance in the game.
"As far as the story itself is concerned, one big point that makes it a very different experience is that in most Zelda games, the Master Sword has been something that Link seeks out, finds, and uses to destroy Gannon. This time around, it's more centered on the creation of the Master Sword–the way it was born, so to speak. Link kind of forges it along the way. It's more centered on that, which is a different pattern than we have had in a lot of ways," Aonuma said of the game's story.
takes place before Ocarina of Time
on the much debated Zelda
timeline, but we already knew that. It's been long speculated that Ganon would make an appearance in the game as a child. It seems this won't be the case.
" [...] Ganon typically appears in a Zelda
game when the story is centered around the Triforce. This time around, the Triforce sort of takes on a different meaning and plays a different role in the story. So because of that, Ganon will not appear," he explained.
Check out the latest details on Skyward Sword
's upgrade system
via Nintendo Charged
It would've been cool to see how he became so evil. But maybe another Zelda will clear that up.
Zelda orchestra concert coming to Los Angeles
Nintendo has announced the first stop for their Zelda
orchestra concert tour.
The orchestra concert tour will hit Los Angeles this October. Those interested in attending can purchase tickets on Ticketmaster starting August 1.
"The Legend of Zelda
has few peers in the pantheon of video game giants, and the games and their music have always shared a deep connection," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. "Through these concerts, fans nationwide will be able to gather and show their love for the quarter century of action, adventure and excitement that The Legend of Zelda
games have brought to their lives."
"The Legend of Zelda
25th Anniversary Symphony Concert Tour brings one of the video game industry's most exciting and enduring franchises to the concert hall and presents what we feel is the definitive concert experience for the series," said executive producer Jason Michael Paul. "It's an event that fans and music aficionados won't want to miss."
Nintendo is doing several things to celebrate the series' 25th anniversary, including releasing a version of Four Swords
on the eShop this September.
via Press Release