Miyamoto considers returning to Zelda: A Link to the Past

Shigeru Miyamoto recently discussed the possibility of reviving what many consider to be the Zelda franchise's magnum opus: A Link to the Past.

Shigeru Miyamoto recently discussed the possibility of reviving what many consider to be the Zelda franchise's finest installment: A Link to the Past.

In an interview with Edge, Miyamoto — who first breached the subject of another Zelda 3DS remake last November — said he was "interested in creating something new maybe based on, or starting from, A Link To The Past." The problem, he explained, is that he's currently tied up in a number of other projects, not the least of which being his unannounced title for the Wii U. Coming up with a leader for such a high profile revival would be difficult.

"To be very honest and open, it really depends on the directors that have time at the moment as well," Miyamoto said. "Some directors, I can give them the title and I know they will do something great with it. Other directors I'm not so 100 percent confident [in], so they're the ones I'd rather take a more remake approach to the title. It really depends on that as well."

On a more serendipitous note, today is the 20th anniversary of Link to the Past's North American release! Happy birthday, Link to the Past! Thanks for all the good times.

More from Polygon

Enemy Starfighter: Homeworld from inside a fighter

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay trailer

  • Diablo 3 - Xbox One vs. PC comparison

  • Hearthstone - Military Quarter gameplay video

  • Elite: Dangerous Overview video

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker