Legendary Zelda director Eiji Aonuma has revealed in an interview with The LA Times that he’s sick of returning to the same traditional Zelda formula for each title and plans to revamp the whole style of gameplay for Zelda Wii U. Mr. Aonuma mentions about his goal in creating something that no other developer could think of and plans to revolutionize the Zelda series starting with Zelda Wii U.

You can read Mr. Aonuma’s comments about Zelda Wii U after the jump!

Here’s what Mr. Aonuma had to say regarding comments about changing the Zelda formula:

“It’s not that anyone is telling me we have to change the formula. I want to change it. I’m kind of getting tired of it. If I’m getting tired of it, then I’m sure other people are getting tired of it. There is an essential ‘Zelda’ I feel we need to stay true to. We are still testing things, exploring our options. We haven’t landed anywhere at this point. We’re still seeing what we can do.

What I want to do, not specifically with Link but with the ‘Zelda’ franchise, I’m always striving to make something no one else can, something that is so distinctly ‘Zelda’ that it can only be done in a ‘Zelda’ game. There are times when I hit walls and I can’t come up with new ideas and I think maybe I should just give up and quit, but eventually a new idea comes along and I’m proud of myself. It breeds new life into the creative process.

I go through these phases, over and over again. I hope those high points keep on coming.”

It sounds like Mr. Aonuma is leading the Nintendo EAD team into creating a revolutionary Zelda title; unlike any other in the series. Mr. Aonuma sure sounds like he’s working hard to give the fans an all-new experience and hopefully the gameplay will be as enjoyable as the older titles.

Are you excited to hear that Mr. Aonuma wants to change the traditional Zelda formula? Do you hope that the dungeon-based format is overturned for something unique? Do you think the traditional formula for the Zelda series is growing old and used up? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

Source: Nintendo Life

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