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The Legend of Zelda (Classic NES Series) GBA

In The Legend of Zelda, the player directs the actions of a young man named Link, traversing the fantastic world of Hyrule in search of fragments of a magical artifact that will allow him to save the title princess Zelda from the hands of the cruel Ganon.

RPG | fantasy | RPG elements | logical elements | 2D | The Legend of Zelda | jRPG | Nintendo exclusive titles

The Legend of Zelda (Classic NES Series) Release Date GBA


developer: Nintendo publisher: Nintendo Official website

English language game language: English

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Embark on a quest to find the Triforce, slay Ganon and save Princess Zelda in this enduring epic that single-handedly invented the adventure genre. It's part of the NES Classic Series of specially priced masterpieces!


* Link's legendary first adventure, now portable!

* Explore dungeons, solving baffling puzzles and defeating scores of menacing enemies

* A quest bristling with secrets: Unlock dozens of hidden passages and caves

* Weapons include swords, boomerangs, bombs and arrows

* Collect rupees to buy swords, shields and other special items

Before she was captured by the Dark Lord, Ganon, Princess Zelda scattered the pieces of the Triforce across her beloved Hyrule. Link must reassemble the Triforce and defeat Ganon before he can free the princess.

Bottom Line

In this tour de force, master game designer Shigeru Miyamoto brilliantly blended adrenaline-pumping real-time combat and engrossing puzzles with a timeless story of a young man's heroic quest. The result: a classic as popular today as it was the day it was published.

If you've never played The Legend of Zelda, you owe it to yourself to get this classic. If you played it years ago, it's high time to revisit one of the greatest gaming experiences of all time.

Last updated on 10 December 2007

Game mode: single player  

User score: 8,3 / 10 based on 139 votes.

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