Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Makes a Strong Case for a Wind Waker Remake
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker helped shape the series' open-world games like Tears of the Kingdom and Breath of the Wild.
A Wind Waker remake could further expand on its original vision and incorporate design elements from recent Zelda titles.
Both The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Breath of the Wild pushed the envelope for what an open-world game could be as the first truly open-world games in the series.
However, prior to these entries, Nintendo dabbled in open-world game design for the Zelda series with The Legend of Zelda:
Wind Waker shaped The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Breath of the Wild, and now a remake can bring them full circle.
The first Zelda game to use cel-shaded art, Wind Waker, was released on the GameCube in 2003 and was criticized by fans for being too cartoony.
A Wind Waker remake could expand the game's original vision given Breath of the Wild and Tears of the Kingdom's progress.
After the Wii U remaster of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, many fans expected Nintendo to port it and Twilight Princess to the Switch.
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