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Armadilo
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(05-15-2017, 05:02 AM)
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WSJ Article

Nintendo Co. NTDOY -0.05% plans to offer its game “The Legend of Zelda” for smartphones, people familiar with the matter said, the latest step by the Kyoto company to expand its mobile-games lineup.

The people familiar with the matter said the “Animal Crossing” smartphone app is likely to be released in the latter half of 2017, and “The Legend of Zelda” would follow that, although they cautioned that the timing and order of the releases could be changed. Nintendo is developing the games with Tokyo-based DeNA Co. 2432 -0.12%

Representatives of Nintendo and DeNA declined to comment.

Pokémon Co. is planning a new card-game app, two people familiar with the matter said. Pokémon Co. already makes physical cards that players collect and use in competitions. A company spokeswoman declined to comment.

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FZZ
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(05-15-2017, 05:02 AM)
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It's time brehs

The Legend of Zelda: Jmon
clay_ghost
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(05-15-2017, 05:03 AM)
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Wonder how this will play.
AquaWateria
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(05-15-2017, 05:03 AM)
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I honestly wouldn't be surprised since Zelda is one of Nintendo's biggest franchise.
DecoReturns
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I would imagine every major Nintendo franchise will receive a mobile game at some point
LiK
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Zelda with one hand.
Neiteio
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(05-15-2017, 05:03 AM)
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This is it

The Ogre Tactics spinoff starring Riju building the Gerudo kingdom I always wanted
Jon Carter
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Impossible. If it is true, who could ever have seen this coming? The obvious choices would have been Metroid or F-Zero or Mach Rider.
OnionPowder
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(05-15-2017, 05:04 AM)
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Time for a tingle clicker
OmegaSmash
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(05-15-2017, 05:04 AM)
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To follow up on the release of the DLC2 of BOTW
James Scott
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Was hoping they would. Too many Zelda clones showing up in the top results for "Zelda" on the app store. Wonder how it'll play out...don't think their Super Mario Run experiment worked despite being one of the better mobile games out there.
Eylos
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I'm a Little afraid
pagrab
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Hard to think how could Zelda be delivered with touch controls only. But then again, it was even harder to believe for Mario.
J@hranimo
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Zelda Maker for mobile :P
MAtgS
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Well a PH/ST styled game was pretty much 1 of the most obvious possibilities when they first said they were developing mobile titles.
BY2K
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Hyrule SimCity.

Let's go.
silkysmooth
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Wonder what the business model will be.
massoluk
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(05-15-2017, 05:06 AM)
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If they are lazy enough, they could just port Spirit Track or Phantom Hourglass
AquaWateria
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(05-15-2017, 05:06 AM)
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Its probably gonna be like phantom hourglass.
FZZ
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Originally Posted by AquaWateria

Its probably gonna be like phantom hourglass.

I'd actually be super down for this
Chris R
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(05-15-2017, 05:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by silkysmooth

Wonder what the business model will be.

Whatever it is I'll probably like it more than BOTW lol

Hope they learned from Mario Run and make a better mobile experience... no dedicated internet required or silly purchase model, go full on Gacha
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Originally Posted by massoluk

If they are lazy enough, they could just port Spirit Track or Phantom Hourglass

"Lazy" is the exact opposite of what Nintendo does for their smartphone outings.

You're thinking of Sony.
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Originally Posted by pagrab

Hard to think how could Zelda be delivered with touch controls only. But then again, it was even harder to believe for Mario.

Phantom Hourglass vetted this about the time iPhone started existing.
NimbusD
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doesnt matter because online will be required so I cant play it... also now that the switch is out this seams pointless.
Bamboo 竹
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Originally Posted by silkysmooth

Wonder what the business model will be.

Gacha game for sure. Oh boy, I'm ready to spend $100 to roll my five stars Groose!
James Scott
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(05-15-2017, 05:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by BY2K

Hyrule SimCity.

Let's go.

I hate all those top down mobile sim games. They're soulless cash grabs: all of them
And I'll play a Zelda one since I'm dumb
Gleethor
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(05-15-2017, 05:08 AM)
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well after how BotW flopped critically and commercially this makes sense
random25
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Zelda Gacha.
Triforce141
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Skyward Sword HD: "Now With Even More Convulted Controls" Edition confirmed
Nightbird
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(05-15-2017, 05:09 AM)
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Oh?

This could be very interesting
DecoReturns
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(05-15-2017, 05:09 AM)
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Doubting it's Gacha.

I bet they try the Super Mario Run method again but at a lower price.
Enforced
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Zelda crossbow training 2
OnionPowder
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Originally Posted by Chris R

Whatever it is I'll probably like it more than BOTW lol

Hope they learned from Mario Run and make a better mobile experience... no dedicated internet required or silly purchase model, go full on Gacha

Fuck that whale hunting bullshit model
sgjackson
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(05-15-2017, 05:10 AM)
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goofy phantom hourglass touch thing: i'd try it

gacha game: hard pass

latter is probably way more profitable though
Jacobson
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what if it's the botw prequel, where you control the 5 heroes
Maintenance
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It's dangerous to go alone. Wait here with me for 10 hours while your sword is being forged or pay me 10 diamond rupees to get it right now.
Dark Cloud
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(05-15-2017, 05:10 AM)
The first game we're we get to play as Zelda and not Link.
NinjaCoachZ
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If Mario Run and FE Heroes are any indication it'll probably just be a lite version of the series based on a handheld game like TFH, PH, or ST. Or maybe an app of some sort that works with BOTW (Sheikah Slate app?).
WiiRevolution1
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(05-15-2017, 05:10 AM)
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Please just please also release it on 3DS or Switch.

I am so tired of them making games on mobile and not releasing them on their own damn systems. I want to play these games. Please let me. I can't afford a mobile device and don't want to support mobile due to them constantly being outdated by newer systems so please Nintendo release your mobile games on your actual systems.

If its like a real good Zelda game that I can't play I'll be pissed.
The12thGripper
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(05-15-2017, 05:14 AM)
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Wonder how this'll play.

Also, the author of the article on Twitter mentions that a new Pokemon smartphone game is coming. I guess it could be that Magikarp game but we already know about it so he could've specified if that was it.
Dark Cloud
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(05-15-2017, 05:15 AM)

Originally Posted by WiiRevolution1

Please just please also release it on 3DS or Switch.

I am so tired of them making games on mobile and not releasing them on their own damn systems. I want to play these games. Please let me. I can't afford a mobile device and don't want to support mobile due to them constantly being outdated by newer systems so please Nintendo release your mobile games on your actual systems.

If its like a real good Zelda game that I can't play I'll be pissed.

That's not happening.
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I cant help but think of it playing like half minute hero.
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Originally Posted by The12thGripper

Wonder how this'll play.

Also, the author of the article on Twitter mentions a new Pokemon smartphone game is coming. I guess it could be that Magikarp game but we already know about it so he could've specified if that was it.

Is it a new Pokemon card game app? That has potential to be huge.
Cerium
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Link's Awakening 2 please.
jdstorm
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(05-15-2017, 05:16 AM)
I hope its a temple run clone. Meets infinity blade boss battles. That would be incredible.
SatoAilDarko
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I could see this being a $10-$15 pay once title.

I don't know how you make the regular Zelda formula free-to-play?

I mean Mario Run has a scoring system and daily runs but I can't see there being a scoring system for Zelda dungeons.

Also while you could play platforming levels multiple times quickly going through a dungeons with the exact same puzzle solutions would be tedious.

I could see this have a basic overworld with four dungeons located around it.
A.J.
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(05-15-2017, 05:16 AM)
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Link's Crossbow training 2
The12thGripper
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Originally Posted by Boke1879

Is it a new Pokemon card game app? That has potential to be huge.

Wario64 just tweeted out that is a card game app. I guess he was able to view the full article.
Maxinas
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Originally Posted by WiiRevolution1

Please just please also release it on 3DS or Switch.

I am so tired of them making games on mobile and not releasing them on their own damn systems. I want to play these games. Please let me. I can't afford a mobile device and don't want to support mobile due to them constantly being outdated by newer systems so please Nintendo release your mobile games on your actual systems.

If its like a real good Zelda game that I can't play I'll be pissed.

Nani?
Stairouais
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(05-15-2017, 05:18 AM)
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Goron's Pinball hype

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