One of Nintendo's most exciting announcements of late was the reveal of a Nintendo 3DS successor to the Super Nintendo classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. In a recent Japanese Wii U Direct presentation, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma said the follow-up has been in the works at Nintendo since 2011.
Though the game just has a placeholder title at the moment, it was presented to Japan as Kamigami no Triforce 2, which suggests a direct sequel to the original Link to the Past title. Aonuma commented on the work in progress, saying, "The world of Hyrule has been reborn in a highly realistic stereoscopic vision, which will feature a new story and new puzzles to be solved. The development for the successor of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is going smoothly, so please look forward to it!"
The 3DS follow-up is set to arrive on Nintendo's portable in North America and Europe this holiday season. If you somehow missed the footage they showed off the first time around, here's the trailer:
Note: The art above is Agahnim from the original game. No word on whether we'll be volleying shots with that foul fiend again.