I find it ironic that people are pointing to the fact that it's a Wii game as being the reason it isn't being talked about here. Yet, the Xenoblade topic is growing daily. No, it's because RPG fans have all had a love/hate relationship with Zelda. Most of us love the series, as it really meets most of our interests for a good RPG. Yet, because it's very mainstream and has quite a bit of non-RPG and RPG-lite elements, many are a little hesitant to publicly admit it. But by in large, the Zelda haters on RPG fan sites are relative outliers, and I bet a fair amount of the anti-Zelda trolls actually have played and liked more than one Zelda, themselves.
Am I stoked? Yes. I thought Twilight Princess was one of the best games ever made, and I didn't think it was possible for them to outdo Ocarina (though I love me some Majora's Mask too, as long as I can remember how to play the reverse song of time). Though, I'll admit, I wasn't a huge fan of Wind Waker... I love the art style, but the sailing got REEEAAAALLLLLLYYYYYY DDDDDUUUUULLLLLLLL. I get the feeling like Skyward Sword is going for a stylistic cross between TP and WW. I'm cool with that, just as long as the game mechanics keep things interesting, and the scenery breathtaking (an endless sea of flat blue waves can only dazzle the eyes for so long).
After Twilight Princess, though, I'm really interested in where they go, thematically. TP took the series into darker territory than I ever thought it would go, redefining the acceptable limits of the franchise. Missery, Sorrow, Disturbing, Nightmarish, are not usually terms I would use to describe the Zelda series, yet they are all applicable to TP. I'm hoping that SS will be able to extend the themes of the franchise into uncharted territory, not neccessarily in the "dark" direction, though.