Legendary Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto has told a round table event at E3 that a new Zelda game will be revealed soon and hopefully released in 2010.
The invite-only event, which CVG attended, saw Miyamoto tell the gathering press that a new Zelda is "quite far into development". He also confirmed it would use Wii MotionPlus and artwork from the game was even on display.
"We really wanted to announce a Zelda game for Wii here at this year's E3," said Miyamoto. "But we've already shown you a Zelda on Wii, and rather than try to think of something to bring here to show you we really wanted to focus on actual game development."
There was a 'no photograghy' rule at the behind-closed-doors event so don't expect to see pics any time soon. You'll have to do with this discription instead.
The artwork featured Link with a new character who was a smaller, white-coloured character that looked a bit like a Zora from previous Zelda titles, says Official Nintendo Magazine. "It really does - I hope - prove to you that we are quite far into development of the title," he said.
"We hope to bring it to you next year. It may take a little longer," he added. Next year IT IS then. We'll hold you to that Miyamoto.