Iwata Debunks Live Action Legend Of Zelda Rumors


Last month, it was rumored that a live action Legend of Zelda series may be in the works as a collaborative effort between Netflix and Nintendo. Though unconfirmed, based on the sources, it seemed somewhat likely that the rumors were true.

Unfortunately for anyone who thought it was a fabulous idea, in an interview with TIME magazine, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has shot down those rumors:

"As of now, I have nothing new to share with you in regard to the use of our IPs for any TV shows or films, but I can at least confirm that the article in question is not based on correct information."

Though that news may be disappointing for some, the remainder of the quotes from the interview are pretty interesting too, including Iwata’s distaste for the term “free-to-play”, and the fact that the face-tracking 3D on the New Nintendo 3DS was actually a last-minute addition. If you’re interested in the inner-workings of Nintendo, I’d recommend checking it out.

Maybe someday we’ll see a decent movie or TV version of a video game franchise, but thus far such titles have been few and far between. In the meantime, I guess we can be content with Sony’s upcoming movie,


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