Zelda Wind Waker HD Only Took Six Months To Develop


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Zelda producer Eji Aonuma has told 4Gamer that The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for Wii U only took the developers six months to develop. However, Aonuma said that despite this, development was quite difficult as the team had to take into account the differences in hardware. Additionally Aonuma said that the game utilises a technique known as toon shading, which gives the game a very animated look which was hard to achieve.

4Gamer: I see. My impression is that there is a good balance between feeling of the original and a fresh feeling at the same time.

Aonuma: Yes. I thought it would be a waste to for this to simply be a test of the hardware. After that, I was told by staff, that this would not take too much time to develop. It takes a long time to develop a brand new game, so I…

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