The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening was a game that was originally released for the Game Boy back in 1993. Back then, the franchise was starting to hit a much larger audience but still had not been propelled to its full potential. Something that would later be triggered with the release of the Ocarina of Time for the N64.
Link’s Awakening was given the HD remake treatment when it was completely remade from the ground up on the Nintendo Switch. The game supported clean HD visuals, completely overhauled from the original pixelated black and white visuals that the gameboy was capable of at the time.
One of the more unusual aspects of the game was the lineup of monsters and creatures. The game did support many of the classic Zelda enemies, there were a large number of assets included from the Mario franchise. The giant egg on the mountain being one of the first things you might notice that feels out of place.
Link’s Awakening was met with a lot of positivity but it failed to reach the same level of success that Breath of the Wild reached, not that anyone really expected it to considering it is a much different style of game. Regardless of its success, it is a great sign to see some of the more classic games in the franchise get a revival in this way. For those looking for a good adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, this is a great one to pick up.
|Release Date||September 20th, 2019|
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Game Guides
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Questions & Answers
- What are you meant to do with the rooster bones under the weathervane?
- Hop on top of the crystals to move forward??
- To open a treasure chest, use the pots around it?
- Face Shrine, Stuck inside room with two horse heads
- Can't get across gap to get to Face Shrine?
- Boss Key in Catfish’s Maw??
- Can't find the first silver key in the Catfish's Maw
- Where is the grave of the pink ghost?
Link’s Awakening is the latest game to be released in the Legend of Zelda franchise. This is a remake of a gameboy game from 1993, so there is a substantial change in format from what...