Game news Zelda: Mission impossible on CD-I?
Still considered the “cursed” trilogy of the Zelda license, the works released on Philips CD-i still mark the nightmare they depicted. However, the good Nanix could show you that in the context of time we were in a Mission Impossible scenario …
It is the result of a failed collaboration between Nintendo and Sony That was the origin of three “memorable” opuses of the license Zeldabut not for the right reasons. Link: The Faces of Evil, Zelda: The Gamelon’s Wand, Zelda’s adventure
On the other hand, there is an element that can escape us. Over time, the world changes and our perspective changes. And what about the context at the time these three games came out, were they the best possible copy under adverse conditions?
ZELDA: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE?
If we tell you about a fan-made remake some time ago, this is an opportunity to come back to the making of that damn opus, the “Triforce of Shame,” as it is sometimes called.
After the failure of his agreement with Sony, Nintendo then turned to Philips
Apart from the fact that resources have been tied into the chessboard, Philips Demand accounts because there was a clause in the contract stating that the games were designed for them CD-ROM adapter also had to land on their console, the Philips CD-I
So as not to make history repeat Nintendo then offers the permission to develop games about characters from his universe. Philips starts a tender and the studio Animation magic responds with the project to develop Zelda.
The allocated budgets are ridiculous, on the order of $ 600,000 for each of the two games Nanix I will tell you about the myriad of key problems developers are going to encounter. Like what, there are sometimes explanations behind the subject of shame …
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By Elric7, Writing from igamesnews.com