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Rethinking Zelda with Miyamoto

- June 18th, 2013

Link’s next starring role in The Legend of Zelda: Worst Cut and Paste Ever.

Skyrim, meet Hyrule. Hyrule, this is Skyrim.

Maybe it won’t exactly be a marriage of these two very different video game worlds. But to hear legendary Nintendo game designer and visionary Shigeru Miyamoto tell it, the upcoming Legend of Zelda adventure for the Wii U could see our evergreen hero Link exploring a land that’s much more open and free than anything he’s seen before.

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Miyamoto speaks

- June 16th, 2012
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Shigeru Miyamoto kicks off Nintendo's E3 media briefing. (REUTERS)

Last week marked the 11th time I’ve attended the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, the annual convergence of game developers, publishers, retailers and grubby media folk like myself who get paid to write and talk about games. And one of the highlights of each year’s E3 is getting to sit down with game creators and game company executives and talk to them about what they do.

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