A bloody future?

A more “mature” Zelda? That’s what G4 says fans want. In a recent Q&A session wherein they said they wished Nintendo would hand Zelda over to BioWare because “Nintendo waters down their RPGs whereas BioWare excels at fleshing out an RPG into a 80 hour game. It would be Zelda but for a more mature gamer.”

Seemingly in response to this highly amusing quote, our friends over at Gaming Gauge recently penned an article about why Zelda doesn’t need to be more “mature.” More to the point: why Zelda shouldn’t be.

While the series has always had darker elements (like any good fairytale), the author shows why Zelda doesn’t need to become “more mature” covering everything from the storybook fairytale construction to the young age of the hero to the very roots of the series (Miyamoto exploring caves and woods as a child), demonstrating why Zelda should remain as it has always been: a lighthearted fantasy adventure.

It was quite a good read, and one with which I couldn’t agree more!

Read the full article at their site.

Source: Gaming Gauge (via GoNintendo)

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  • space

    PLEASE NO! zelda is an amazing game tat can be played by 6 years old or 30 years old… that cant change

  • space

    PLEASE NO! zelda is an amazing game tat can be played by 6 years old or 30 years old… that cant change

  • TLoZmastr

    well, if you pay atention, in oot there is a lot of blood, each time something damaged link, a lot of blood came out of his body, and the same with the enemies, oh, and in the dark temple and in the well, there was blood in the floor and in the wall

  • I don't see why Zelda can't have elements of maturity while still keeping it's youth. I mean, look at Majora's Mask. Brilliant balance there. Why do so many people look at it as one extreme or the other? We have a middle ground and it's already fantastic. Let Zelda be Zelda.

  • The Eternal

    I get the impression that the Q&A writer was simply making a wild, fantastical statement. Bioware in charge of a Zelda game? Though I agree with the article, the progenitor of this discussion is just a fan’s daydream; there’s no need to get worked up about it. Really, though, I’d expect a professional journalist to be a little more rational in his writing. Then again, this is G4.

  • Rebecca

    This is from a channel that only shows two hours of gaming/technology shows while everything else consists of Cheaters, Cops, and Ninja Warrior.

    I'd rather have another cel-shaded game, to be honest. I adored Wind Waker.

    • No kidding.

    • anonymous

      THERE HAVE BEEN 6 CELL SHADED ZELDAS ALREADY, ARNT YOU GRATEFULL ENOUGH?!?!?!

  • Rebecca

    This is from a channel that only shows two hours of gaming/technology shows while everything else consists of Cheaters, Cops, and Ninja Warrior.

    I'd rather have another cel-shaded game, to be honest. I adored Wind Waker.

  • This is what I have been saying when it comes to the classic aspect of a zelda game. This aspect must be preserved because if not a bloody zelda game as they said is very likely. Many other changes are may also come with it if this change. And they wont be pretty.

    Zelda in fact is, just as bastian said, is a fairy tale. Horrid things happen. In the real little red riding the woodcutter actually cuts open the wolf's stomach to get the grandma out. This is very horrible and zelda fits the horrid, surreal, wonderful and innocence of fairy tales.

  • Twilit mask of time

    This is a joke. They confused "mature" with "RPG" Zelda is NOT an RPG game at it's core. Sorry. it certainly has RPG elements but it is the definition of the Action-Adventure Genre. (Although ironically AoL set up many standards for current RPGs, but AoL is kind of the bastard child of the series in terms of gameplay, minus the CD-I games anyway) Mature is dealing with Mature themes. NOT sex drugs and excessive Gore (although I can see blood being done tastefully, like what was originally in OoT). In Many ways Zelda is one of the most truly mature series out there. Every major game (not counting the handhelds just because I'm not as familiar with them, and not as sure therefor of their philosophy) from at least Alttp and onward has had a great moral/philosophical/thought provoking meaning to it that many other games just lack. With zelda you can always dig deeper.

    • Ariel

      Nice. Adults can easily see deeper meanings within Zelda games, philosophical themes and even some social commentary. The game's got more layers than an onion and it's much more thought provoking than most other games. Give it some credit with its maturity, instead of the same ol' discussion about how pretty the graphics look. Read a Hylian Dan article for more info.

  • Zeldadudetp

    If you really want a mature RPG game, play God of War.

    • Zeldadudetp

      I'm not sure why my comment has gotten two dislikes. I was just saying that GoW has blood, sex, and all of these mature subjects that we're talking about. Zelda doesn't(it does have blood to a point.). Therefore, don't play Zelda if you want a mature(blood, sex, violence) RPG, play God of War. XD

  • Chainoftermina

    Well……..okay, I have to say it. Bioware in charge of Zelda would be interesting. It would not be bad, and I'm not exactly sure if it would really be good either, but it would definitely be interesting. I mean, Sega did almost the exact same thing with Sonic. Sonic Chronicles the Dark Brotherhood was done by Bioware. it was an interesting story, but it was SO OBVIOUS that Sega didn't make it. SO, If Bioware made a Zelda game, then I'm pretty sure it would be very obvious too.

  • Chainoftermina

    Well……..okay, I have to say it. Bioware in charge of Zelda would be interesting. It would not be bad, and I'm not exactly sure if it would really be good either, but it would definitely be interesting. I mean, Sega did almost the exact same thing with Sonic. Sonic Chronicles the Dark Brotherhood was done by Bioware. it was an interesting story, but it was SO OBVIOUS that Sega didn't make it. SO, If Bioware made a Zelda game, then I'm pretty sure it would be very obvious too.

  • Glaciesflamma

    Okay, I think people might be misinterpreting the meaning behind the word 'mature' here. A Mature-rated game means, yes, usually a high amount of blood, violence, and often language or sexual comments/nature not suitable for young players. However, a game for mature-gamers, does not necessarily mean the same thing.

    A game for mature gamers simply means evolved gameplay – more challenging puzzles, tougher enemies and bosses, and a deeper more meaningful story. In that instance, I would love to see a more mature Zelda. While I love the series, a more mature entry into the series (in this sense) would be awesome. I actually really enjoyed the deeper story in a Twilight Princess. The actually tried to give a bit of depth to – not only Link – but alot of the characters in the game, and it was a nice step in the right direction.

    Do I want to see a Zelda game where blood spews from every slash of Link's sword? No. it wouldn't feel right. But do I want a game that has deeper characters, more intricate plots, and more challenging gameplay? Hell yes I do.

    • Twilit Mask of Time

      Bioware is hardly known for their complex puzzles, and extremely difficult bosses. I seriously doubt that's what was meant by "mature"

    • Glaciesflamma makes a good point with that. i think that the Zelda team has been trying to make it more mature in the sense of puzzles, characters and depth but i think a lot of what Zelda is known for is being bold with its ideas. look at LoZ- this game created a lot of what has become the foundation for modern RPGs and video games in general, and in its time it was radical for what it was able to do(the ability to save without codes?). then look at ALttP- better colors, more details, DIAGONAL MOVEMENT! these were big things on SNES. OoT basically defined 3D gaming. i think it would be very bold to make the next Zelda much grimier and darker than TP and more rough and tumble. but i trust that the Zelda team will make the right judgments as to what and how much .

  • Cukeman

    A grittier Zelda would be more than welcome, but Nintendo won't let that happen. And, no I don't want a gore fest, but that's the extremity of a 'mature' title, there is a middle ground in case anybody forgot

  • dark_link121

    this would ruin zelda if they did that

  • Majora

    Go Zelda Universe, I hope this interview will teach G4 a lessn.

  • Majora

    Go Zelda Universe, I hope this interview will teach G4 a lessn.

  • Matt17

    Its true, zelda needs to be mature, but only when it features the adult Link. it can be childish when it features young cartoon link. I liked zelda twilight princess because it was mature and had violence. and was rated T obviously. Zelda should always be rated T. hopefully zelda wii will be

  • Aaronrules380

    I find it funny that they say nintendo waters down rpgs (which Zelda doesn't technically qualify as anyway). LoZ: OoT is still widely considered one of, if not THE best game of all time. can anyone name a bioware game with that honor. I personally didn't like the bioware games I 've tried, their stories just feel lifeless, and the sonic one didn't feel like sonic at all. And I hate the view that good game needs to be "mature". A good game needs to be fun above all else, and on my list of priorities blood and such is right near the bottom, with excessive amounts being very UNAPPEALING to me. T rating is perfect for "realistic" zeldas, and it should stay that way

  • maturesucks

    Enough with all the BS "hardcore" gamers thinking that everything has to be washed out realistic gory hollywood style XXTREME 2010 garbage. Seriously. Look around you people. True creativity and true talent in coming up with ingenious art is DYING. Why? Because the entertainment industry is so cold and mechanical at this point that it leaves little room for anything that wont sell as much as it possibly can. "Lets give Link an edgier image, itll increase sales by 12 percent in the US". Ridiculous. Shameful. Embarrassing. A total disgrace. When are people going to learn that the way you make a classic that lives forever is to truly entertain and amaze, not to capitalize on something that is a current market trend. To impact people permanently you have to show them something they always wanted to see but didnt know what it was exactly. Zelda 1 did this. Thats why the franchise is still huge to this day. If Zelda games dont start making a return to ingenuity and creative brilliance then there is literally no reason to play the games anymore. If the Zelda team cant think of any way to thrill than to sell out to the moronic Halo fans then i say end the franchise and let it die with dignity. I would rather never see another zelda game made than to see it become what it was once the opposite of. If 15 year old american idiots want to fantasize murder, rape, and crime through video games with their spare time, then freedom of speech allows them to live their chosen pathetic lives. But stay the hell away from The Legend of Zelda. "Art" should remain in the world of video games, beyond just the art of making money.

    • Emma

      Here, Here!

    • Shadow

      There is no more talented videogame (or movie) 'artist' than the one who is able to create an atmosphere with which the player can really feel engaged in and amazed by. I agree that violence should not be added just for the sake of making money, but in a game with a more dark, epic and sinister plotline violence would enhance the experience, not make it tacky. And remember, this whole argument in not about an entire change in direction, but rather about exploring new avenues in much the same way as was done with The Wind Waker.

  • maturesucks

    I say if nintendo cant start making decent zeldas again a team of people should create a world editor using the Wind Waker engine. Like Starcraft 2 has the Galaxy editor. So people can build their own worlds, Temples, and puzzles using Wind Wakers graphical feel. Then just let everyone upload their creations to a website and let the players decide and subscribe to the map makers they like the most. It would probably never be able to work, but it works for the Starcraft and Warcraft 3 communities. Im starting to feel like a fresh approach needs to be taken with games. No more waiting 5 years just to get something i could have dreamt up in 6 months, only way better. For those of you who dont know how enabled the SC and WC3 map editor community is, check out this site: http://www.sc2mapster.com/
    The editor is still only in beta and they have already pushed it beyond the intended capabilities. Imagine if there was a Wind Waker style world creator. We could finally just make the game the way it should be instead of waiting years for Nintendo to solve the rubic's cube of how to make Grand Theft Auto tards buy a Zelda game.

  • SRWG

    I'd like Zelda games to be more mature and dark.

    So sue me.

    Although I don't think Bioware would be the guys to do it.

  • SRWG

    I'd like Zelda games to be more mature and dark.

    So sue me.

    Although I don't think Bioware would be the guys to do it.

  • Emma

    I started playing Zelda back when I was old enough to hold the Controller. I'd just have my dad read me the important stuff and away I'd go. Zelda has been the game that has grown up with since I was little, by not actually growing up. It's kind of nice to have that game to go back to knowing that, aside from graphics and story, it's still going to be, at it's core, Zelda. There is no reason to go screwing around with dynamics like maturity with it.

    • Shadow

      No, you're misunderstanding the use of 'mature'. The proposed idea is just to make a Zelda game for a more 'mature' (ie. older) player.

      An older player is typically better entertained by much more sophisticated plotlines than the younger player. Also, if the enemy is supposed to put genuine anger into the main character, a battle engine enabling more vicious attacks will be required to suitably convey this to the older player. The game needn't contain any seedy or underground behaviour, just more believable actions within a darker scenario.

      It's no more complicated a principle than the reasons why adults don't watch kids TV. This argument is about keeping more people (and in particular the older long-term fans) interested in the series.

  • Mystic Link

    The idea of having BioWare make a Zelda game would be AWESOME!!!

    turning Zelda into a Mature-rated game… not so awesome =

    I recommend you guys play some of BioWare's games though. Mass Effect is BY FAR one of the greatest Action-RPGs out there!

  • Alkunkunka

    HEY! Let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. I’m a huge fan of the Zelda series, and while all the things stated in this article are mostly true, why not take a more ‘bloody mature’ angle with the series? Let’s just see what happens. I mean, if the game is good, I’ll love it either way. But you know, the cool thing about Zelda is that you have all these different tones to it. If you want a classy game, LttP, if you want a great 3D, OoT, dark game, MM, darker but subtle, TP. See where I;m going? They kinda toned it down with Windwaker, making it funnier and more kid-oriented, (which I’m playing right now and loving), so I say, why the hell not have the other side of the coin? A blood-bath mature rated Zelda game! You don;t have to play it if you don’t like it! Maybe it’ll be a huge failure, and never again will we see a Zelda game of the sort. All I’m saying is, if that was the case, I’m all for the new ideas. Let’s just see what happens, that’s all.

    • Hydra

      The problem is, once they make an M-rated Zelda game, it's not going to go away. People are going to look at other games, and be like, "Oh, that's a game from that M-rated Zelda series," and they won't buy it because they'll associate something even E-rated with the M-rated one. Also, why make a Zelda game that will purposely alienate its fanbase? I'm for new ideas too, but not if it includes ramping up the rating to M for no reason whatsoever.

  • DmL

    People need to understand that "mature" is not the same thing as "grown up" when it comes to video games. "Mature" games are anything but. Zelda titles, like good literature, should work on many different levels – so that adults and children can enjoy them – like any good fairy tale.

  • DmL

    People need to understand that "mature" is not the same thing as "grown up" when it comes to video games. "Mature" games are anything but. Zelda titles, like good literature, should work on many different levels – so that adults and children can enjoy them – like any good fairy tale.

  • TheMaverickk

    G4's Mature Zelda is actually an immature concept;

    It's an immature idea to think that just adding blood, violence and sex makes a video game title "mature". I've known since the days of Wind Waker that Zelda was delving into true mature waters because of it's actual subject matter, and not because of a rating on a video game box.

    Maturity in the real world has nothing to do with violence, blood or sex. In fact true maturity has more to do with realization, responsibility and understanding. Playing through Majora's Mask showed me what it meant to be responsible… the "Promise" book (bombers notebook) was all about being dedicated when you said you would do something. If you failed to do so the outcome was negative, much like real life. Also Majora's Mask carried a strong tone of the importance and significance of relationships (whether friendly or romantic).

    That's more mature then any BioWare title actually delves into. If you look into Wind Waker as well you get to see a lot of themes related to dealing with hardship and accepting loss. Between the King giving up on Hyrule or something as simple as Mila being able to accept the poverty she comes into after coming back to Windfall Island.

    Nintendo actually has a lot more to do with maturity then most gamers are willing to admit, simply because they don't aim for an "M" rating. Look at New Super Mario Bros. Wii… it may be a stretch but the game is about patience. Any and all puzzles and platforming can be completed with patience. Where as they've deliberately set up most traps to kill you if you try and speed run or rush a level.

    Today's idea of "Maturity" in gaming is very shallow and all about the appearance, not about the deeper meaning. I'm glad to see though that there are others that share that sentiment.

    Mature simply isn't about being "dark" it's about the message that is carried and what it actually means to be an adult. Not about what you are "legally allowed" to be exposed to as an adult. Most adults have to balance jobs, relationships, commitments, and so forth. It hardly has to do with anything related to the video game rating "M".

    • whoop

      This is why, I believe, that LoZ is already a mature rating =)

    • Shadow

      Responding to TheMaverickk's final paragraph:

      You're right, "Mature simply isn't about being dark". But this isn't about making a 'mature' game, it's about making a game for a more mature (ie. older) player. And such a player is better entertained by more sophisticated plotlines (including darker, more sinister atmospheres).

      You're right, mature is "Not about what you are 'legally allowed' to be exposed to as an adult." But being a mature player means that you're not fooled by naive attempts at avoiding exposing you to the way things would be done in the real world. It detracts from the overall experience of the game. If violence is the real-world approach, it should not be avoided.

      It's simple: an adult is not as easily entertained as a child. And we wouldn't want to alienate a large proportion of Zelda players by offering mediocre, (often childish) titles only.

  • ShadowofLight

    You do know what happend to The legend of Zelda last time it was sold, right?

    Change is good.

  • ShadowofLight

    You do know what happend to The legend of Zelda last time it was sold, right?

    Change is good.

  • Ariel

    Well, my opinion is that if Nintendo wants this to be their ever elusive "perfect Zelda", they'd better make it accessible, which means they can't alienate the more mature folk. This game needs to be their poster child for Zelda and it's gotta take the middle ground. And just look at the friggin art work, it screams epic, mature, TP-esque Zelda.

  • Don't do it. Zelda is one of the few games that will live on forever that doesn't need blood to be good. Zelda had always been an amazing game. no matter if it was spirit tracks or all the way back to the legend of zelda. let Zelda be Zelda. don't kill the game.

  • KeeSomething

    G4 is the biggest joke.

  • KeeSomething

    G4 is the biggest joke.

  • Xenithar

    I totally agree with the article. A game doesn't need excess blood/gore and vulgarity to be a good game. Not having those things is what makes the Zelda franchise so different from all of these mature rated games coming out, and I'm glad Nintendo has kept it that way.

  • Link

    Fuck G4. They don't know what their talking about.

  • Vic George

    Sounds like they're confusing bloody and gory for "mature". I personally think that Twilight Princess is a more mature Zelda game for something that's rated T.

  • Vic George

    Sounds like they're confusing bloody and gory for "mature". I personally think that Twilight Princess is a more mature Zelda game for something that's rated T.

  • I think that change is good, to an extent. Boats and even trains are good chages for the series (In my opinion), but blood and other "mature" aspects would not be. The Zelda series has been able to stay true to it's hardcore fans, and still appeal to new audiences and I think that's more "mature" than adding unnecessary and violent additions to the series….But that's just me. Hopefully I'm not the only fan that feels this way, I'd hate to see a great series altered in such a drastic way.

  • jack

    well it would be nice to see a more mature zelda game but not a main game a side game maybe

  • Linksoer

    Zelda could go more mature, but not to the extreme.
    For example, Monster Hunter Tri, there is alcohol reference and there is blood, and it got a T rating, plus you could turn the blood option on or off, I think Zelda could do that also.

  • Linksoer

    Zelda could go more mature, but not to the extreme.
    For example, Monster Hunter Tri, there is alcohol reference and there is blood, and it got a T rating, plus you could turn the blood option on or off, I think Zelda could do that also.

  • Sanity's_Theif

    Ok, Fairytails turning gory and more mature would not automatically make them bad by any means

    Go look up American McGee's Alice, it's a twisted messed up game that's set as a sequel to the original stories where Alice is a knife wielding murderer

    And guess what? That game was amazing, it got great scores and some reviewers claimed it the best game of the year, and a sequel is being made fore the 360, it's due out 2011

    So Fairytale stories can go the mature and gory route and turn out great

    Do I think Zelda needs that personally? No not really, some blood added to slashes would make the game feel more realistic like I'm actually beating an enemy

    But a darker Zelda game(darker than MM) wouldn't really bother me if it kept the Zelda formula, I'd find it rather interesting, but I don't think it's needed, maybe something to try out some time maybe

  • Daniel

    I don't think they should add blood and gore, but Zelda games are getting to easy. There wasn't one boss on Twilight Princess that was even slightly challenging.

  • Reign

    Zelda already has its creepy and dark moments, much more subtle and tasteful than mindless blood and guts like every other video game has. I don't know where G4 heard that we wanted a more mature Zelda game, but it just isn't true! If t's not broken, don't fix it, and Zelda is PERFECT the way it is now.

  • Reign

    Zelda already has its creepy and dark moments, much more subtle and tasteful than mindless blood and guts like every other video game has. I don't know where G4 heard that we wanted a more mature Zelda game, but it just isn't true! If t's not broken, don't fix it, and Zelda is PERFECT the way it is now.

  • I think a Mature Zelda would be nice, but not for the gore reasons.

    A Mature Zelda would step away from the other games much like Zelda II did. I'm not saying it has to be freaking NO MORE HEROES bloody, but some actual blood or limb loss would be pretty damn sweet.

  • GenoKID

    G4 could mean more challenging, deeper, and enthralling, graphics aside.

    …But I highly doubt that. I don't want an "M" rated Zelda, because many couldn't get it, or enjoy it. Even me, and I'm almost 19, I don't even own any "M" rated games. It would only shut people out.

    …So there.

  • GenoKID

    G4 could mean more challenging, deeper, and enthralling, graphics aside.

    …But I highly doubt that. I don't want an "M" rated Zelda, because many couldn't get it, or enjoy it. Even me, and I'm almost 19, I don't even own any "M" rated games. It would only shut people out.

    …So there.

  • ZeldaGurl_

    No no no, a thousand times no!

    Zelda in no way is going to get more mature, and like I've said in almost all of my comments in past articles, Miyamoto would not stand for it. The second Zelda gets geared towards the mature audience is the second that I quit playing the series all together.

    Zelda is set apart, and Miyamoto has specifically said that. So if you're wanting some of the same old sleezy, stupid, mature rated content, go to another system! Leave Zelda alone, it's a legend for its own reasons so don't try to go and change it!

    Leave Zelda alone, it's stand alone for its own reasons. If you truly are a Zelda fan, you would agree in standing with Miyamoto and saying no to all of this junk.

  • ZeldaGurl_

    No no no, a thousand times no!

    Zelda in no way is going to get more mature, and like I've said in almost all of my comments in past articles, Miyamoto would not stand for it. The second Zelda gets geared towards the mature audience is the second that I quit playing the series all together.

    Zelda is set apart, and Miyamoto has specifically said that. So if you're wanting some of the same old sleezy, stupid, mature rated content, go to another system! Leave Zelda alone, it's a legend for its own reasons so don't try to go and change it!

    Leave Zelda alone, it's stand alone for its own reasons. If you truly are a Zelda fan, you would agree in standing with Miyamoto and saying no to all of this junk.

  • manga ninja

    zeldas has always been a super awesome extreme series! why change it? for the new schoolers! what about old schoolers!!!!

  • biozelda

    oh god YES! bioware should help nintendo!

  • Shadow

    Of course fairytales can be mature. Think of Lord of the Rings!

    Games are about having fun, and there's more than one way to have fun. Sure, the gameplay itself is always entertaining, but the graphical and story elements are equally important.

    Zelda has thrived so far because, across its different titles, it has always had something for everyone. And it should remain as diverse and inviting as it always has been. To me, that INCLUDES taking a darker approach for at least one title.

    Lots of people describe Majora's Mask as a darker title, but with a far from realistic scenario, I don't think it really thrilled its players. I think the series needs a game with more sinister characters and more vicious attacks: a game in which the player can be truly immersed, with genuine fear for the protagonists and aggression for the villains. Graphically, whilst this may mean more blood, I think it is more important to concentrate on developing an entire dark atmosphere.

    Whilst I undertand the argument of the commenter who described The Wind Waker as a more mature title, I think 'mature' is not the best word to use. Games are rarely entertaining for their moral values; they are loved for their ability to capture the player's mind and let them escape from day to day routine. Sure, violence isn't mature, but it certainly entertains us by fulfilling our desire for justice/revenge against the in-game enemy. And I think it's the entertainment that matters.

    Kids might not like it. Indeed, adults might not want kids to like it (because of uncivilised behaviour). But for those of us responsible enough to avoid repeating violent videogame behaviour in the real world, a darker game would be surely welcomed.

    And remember, as Zelda grows older, its fan base expands into ever increasing age ranges. We wouldn't want the original supporters getting bored now, would we?

    BTW. I'm not necessarily in support of BioWare. I don't know anything about them, and I'm not sure I'd trust that a good title could be made outside of Nintendo's hands (or in Capcom's case, outside of Nintendo's close supervision).

  • Musky Melon

    No thanks. Most RPGs that people think have great stories don't. Most of the stories are downright stupid. The reason I like Zelda is that its story is minimal thus is less likely to contain stupidity.

    • Shadow

      Yeah, I agree with that. Thing is, we can't all avoid writing stories, because then none would get written – not even the good ones! There are some videogame companies (albeit few) that I trust to make great plotlines. Nintendo, in the Zelda series is one of them. They've shown their potential with their "minimal" plots so far, but I have confidence that they could make a masterpiece of a plot if they dedicated themselves to it.

  • Musky Melon

    No thanks. Most RPGs that people think have great stories don't. Most of the stories are downright stupid. The reason I like Zelda is that its story is minimal thus is less likely to contain stupidity.

  • King Zora

    It’s Zelda, not God of War.

  • King Zora

    It’s Zelda, not God of War.

  • Lozpwns

    Loz is not meant to be a mature game, it was not designed that way. it was designed to be a game for everyone to be able to play, from 1-100, thats how it should be

  • I think Zelda games should be rated T because there are few munchkinz in the world who actually even play Zelda or even heard of it, it has a fan base of teens to college students, and I think Nintendo should be making their games more mature, but not so mature that it is rated M.
    And seriously guys, you should know fairy tales are supposed to be grim. Ever heard of the Brothers Grim?

    • Shadow

      Good example 🙂

  • 209116032

    Give me an effing break. This is moronic. You're all a bunch of puritans I swear it. Obviously the game doesn't need huge amounts of gore or nudity or whatever, but a more mature Zelda would be amazing. The ship is already sinking so don't go crying when Zelda is transformed into FernGully.

  • Mr.PWNGE

    The Legend of of Zelda Series is AWESOME!!!! They would ruin the series if they Make it "Mature"! i Agree with Space, Zelda is For Everyone! they can't Change That!!!

  • Mr.PWNGE

    The Legend of of Zelda Series is AWESOME!!!! They would ruin the series if they Make it "Mature"! i Agree with Space, Zelda is For Everyone! they can't Change That!!!

  • tippi

    zelda needs to move forward like everything else its stuck in the past