The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

A GBA version of Wind Waker was once pitched to Nintendo

Mario + Rabbids' David Soliani was working on it.

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David Soliani recently became quite the hero amongst Nintendo fans for spearheading and developing Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle on the Nintendo Switch, but that's not the only project featuring known Nintendo mascots Soliani has worked on.

The designer and director has revealed through a new post on Twitter that back in 2003 he and a colleague were close to getting a demo version of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker on GameBoy Advance greenlit by their manager at the time.

The colleague was Fabio Pagetti, and he even made some pieces of concept art to demonstrate how the game would function on Nintendo's handheld. The game of course never came to fruition, but looking at the concept art, we wish it had.

"Long time ago, I guess it was the 2003, me and Fabio Pagetti (the artist who made the pixel art below) almost convinced our managing director to let us produce a demo for a GBA version of Wind Waker. No luck that time, but it was running nicely. We were dreamers," the post reads.

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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

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