After Skyward Sword the Legend of Zelda 'cannot go back to button controls'
The motion controls tailored for the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword were generally well received, but not everyone was happy with them. Bad news for them, Nintendo plans on sticking with these controls for generations to come! “I honestly think we cannot go back to button controls now, so I think that these controls will be used in future Zelda titles, too” explains Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma. Strangely, Skyward Sword was originally going to be made using button controls. Right when the control scheme was being finalized, Aonuma demanded the title switch over to Wii MotionPlus controls à la Wii Sports Resort.
Motion controls are fine and all, but Nintendo should at least offer the option of a standard control scheme for people who don’t like motion controls. This is Nintendo though, they can get away with just about anything. Abandoning button controls will barely effect their audience and the resulting sales. Just look at Skyward Sword, it’s the fastest selling Zelda game in history despite the change in controls.