Nintendo surprised everyone by revealing that a remake of the GameCube classic The Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker is coming to Wii U, with a release date set for this Autumn. Zelda mastermind Eiji Aonuma announced the news during Nintendo Direct this afternoon.
The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker was released for GameCube in 2003 and was recently selected as our best GameCube game of all time. It was the first game to introduce Toon Link, setting the scene for the likes of The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks
The HD Wind Waker remake is the first Legend Of Zelda game on Wii U and Nintendo are working on it alongside the brand new Legend Of Zelda game that was showcased at E3 2011.
According to Eiji Aonuma, the new game will take some time to complete as it will rethink the conventions of Zelda.
Are you excited about the Wind Waker remake?