The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for Nintendo Switch Revealed (VIDEO)
You read that headline correctly! Nearly 26 years after The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening was released for the Gameboy, it is making it’s fateful return back to Nintendo in the form of a Switch release! Player’s can kick back like it’s 1993 and enjoy going through an immensely enjoyable storyline. Check out the trailer for yourself found in this exciting tweet from Nintendo America:
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 13, 2019
While the graphics are 26 years progressed from our experiences in the early 90s, the feel of the game looks very reminiscent of the countless hours we spent taking turns with our siblings to keep Link safe through his journey! Many players are as excited as we are for release of the The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening to the Nintendo Switch. Below is sneak peak at some of the excitement that can be seen on twitter:
— RPGFan (dot com) (@rpgfancom) February 13, 2019
— Seth (@SethHay) February 13, 2019
As soon as I saw those waves i knew but was still in disbelief. I never quite got to the end of Legend of #Zelda: Link’s Awakening.
— Whirlwind Kev (@Wwxkev) February 13, 2019
— Alun (@alunIxD) February 13, 2019
For those who never played the original version of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, below is description of the game from Nintendo:
A high-seas voyage takes a dangerous turn when Link’s ship is destroyed by a furious storm, and he washes ashore on the mysterious island of Koholint. Link learns that the only hope he has of returning home depends on awakening the mythical Wind Fish, who slumbers within a giant egg atop the island’s highest peak. But who is the Wind Fish? How do you wake it? And what will happen when it awakes? Lead Link on an incredible adventure as you explore uncharted lands, meet amazing new friends and foes, and unravel the mystery of the Wind Fish.
What are your thoughts on the release of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening to the Nintendo Switch? What do you think about the art direction they took for the title? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!
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Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.