If developers' projections are met, the next full-fledged Zelda game, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, will be on shelves in early 2011. Producer Eiji Aonuma told Official Nintendo Magazine that "the basis we have now is very, very solid...early 2011-- that is what we're aiming for."
Although the game was originally expected in 2010, the new release window means we won't have to wait that long to try out Skyward Sword's revamped combat system, from-the-ground-up motion control, and otherwise reenter the Zelda universe, but it does mean you won't get it for Christmas.
Check out the E3 2010 trailer for a glimpse of why gamers are so psyched...
Then check out this interview to go a little more depth: