Am I the only one disappointed this game is set to be another prequel? There's only so much left about the history of the Zelda universe we do not know or haven't really inferred yet.
Um. Well. I wouldn't exactly expect answers as far as the timeline is concerned. Maybe that's a little cynical of me buuuuut... I dunno, this game does seem like it might be especially revealing. But well... Nintendo has a history. The last couple of games have been pretty confusing in terms of continuity.It might be a little annoying to piece the timeline back again for it to make sense, but at least we can get some answers^^
Yeah, basically all the games have been really spaced out anyway. Look at TWW and TP, both of which take place hundreds of years after OoT. And I'm pretty certain actually (I've mentioned this in my article Skyward Sword: Legends of Old Hyrule) that we're seeing an ancient, very different version of Hyrule.anyway it's not like they are limiting themselves because it's the past and not the future. I think they space the games out enough, timewise, so that there is plenty of changes were we would expect similarities. this could be a far past in which Hyrule is completely different from what we know. There are almost no boundaries in terms of game layout and geography if the game is set so far back in history.
Right. This would only be their 2nd prequel in over 10 years I think.I don't understand why people think that Nintendo only makes prequels for Zelda games nowadays. The last three Zelda games were SEQUELS, not prequels. TP was a sequel to MM, PH was a sequel to TWW, and ST was a sequel to PH. I think it's about time we got another good prequel.
Really? I thought it would be the other way around. With sequels they can do crazy things like flood Hyrule, kill existing villains, make up new ideas from scratch, and easily modify existing ideas. But it's very difficult to add new content before existing games without having to explain why it wasn't present in the other games, and if they do try to incorporate existing material, they'd be more governed by how it was introduced in other games.I think prequels are better in some ways, especially in this case, as they don't have to follow established lore as much, they can be more free.