At the very least, Aonuma is standing up there and telling you, the gamer, directly like a man.
“Oh my goodness, Malstrom! This means Zelda U will be delayed to do a split release for NX! OMG! OMG! OMG!”
I’m just shaking my head. Twilight Princess was revealed at 2004. Let’s take a look:
Now here is the trailer for Twilight Princess in 2005. Let’s take a look:
And here is the trailer for Twilight Princess in 2006. Let’s take a look:
Twilight Princess came out for both Gamecube and Wii at holidays 2006.
If Zelda U did a Twilight Princess, it would be released in 2016 when the NX launches. However, the NX is completely unknown. The Wiimote was shown at TGS 2005.
Nintendo sticks close to its six year cycle for consoles. 3DS launched in 2011. A successor would arrive in 2017 which is two years from now. NX may or may not be that successor. The 3DS is included in the new Nintendo account system that they bought DeMa for.
What is strange is the omission from E3 2015. Why not even a trailer? Something is really fishy.
It is good to hear from the video that the ‘open world exploration’ will not be gored. I was worried Aonuma would suddenly discover he was Japanese and go, “Hey, in Japan we don’t make open world games. We only make linear experiences,” and then make Spirit Tracks 2 which is a game literally on rails.