The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will come to Wii U in March

Another Legend of Zelda game is getting the reboot treatment, with Twilight Princess making its way to Wii U.

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Today's Nintendo Direct kicked off with Nintendo of America CEO Reggie Fils-Aime greeting the live stream viewers before revealing the hour's first title. As rumored, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is getting a Wii U remake.

To celebrate the game's release, Wolf Link will get his own Amiibo, with Wolf Link data set to carry over to the new Legend of Zelda set to release later next year. All of Legend of Zelda Amiibo will also be compatible. The game is set to release along the with the Amiibo as a bundle on March 4, with the game's soundtrack available as a pre-order bonus.

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    November 12, 2015 2:05 PM

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      November 12, 2015 4:27 PM

      Is Link left handed, or right handed in this one? It's very important to me.

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        November 12, 2015 4:48 PM

        Left, this is a port of the Gamecube version

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          November 12, 2015 4:50 PM

          The best version.

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            November 12, 2015 4:57 PM

            I liked the Wii version but I must agree. Unfortunately the HD port doesn't seem to be doing much for the game.

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            November 12, 2015 5:01 PM

            I'm still flabbergasted that people think the GC version was better. The Wii version allowed for intuitive aiming and let you equip 4 items to the GC version's 2. Go into the Water Temple and tell me you like being able to equip the iron boots and ONE OTHER item. So much item swapping. So much.

            The motion controls for the sword were simple, but I liked them. Still, even if you hated flailing the remote to swing Link's sword, the aiming and extra item equip buttons more than evened things out.

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              November 12, 2015 5:04 PM

              The aiming was awesome on the Wii version. I do hope that some of that effectively makes it into the WiiU port, especially after Splatoon's (and now Steam Controller) gyro assisted aiming? Yes please.

              Also yeah, the extra items were really nice.

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              November 12, 2015 5:07 PM

              The aiming part is fine, but the sword controls were a pain in the ass and added nothing but inaccuracy.

              I can understand the sentiment even though I owned the Wii version.

              Also, I'm primarily a leftie, and it annoyed me to lose one of the few explicitly left handed characters in games.

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                November 12, 2015 5:34 PM

                Really, I think most all lefties are "primarily lefties" because there's no real choice. You have to become fairly adept at also using your right hand or insulate yourself so deeply you basically live in your own world.

                So yes, it did suck to see Link and the entirety of Hyrule get mirrored just to bypass that 5 minute period of time where right-handed players feel it's a little odd to hold a control in their right hand and have it equivocate to the character's left hand.