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30 Fun Facts About The Legend of Zelda
There are plenty of great video game designers, but one name stands above them all: Shigeru Miyamoto. The famed Japanese game developer has created some of the most influential video games in history including Super Mario Bros , Donkey Kong , and, of course, the Legend of Zelda. Since its debut in , gamers the world over have spent countless hours exploring the world of Hyrule and its many secrets. In the end, secrets are at the heart of what makes Zelda such an enduring and fun series. However, it's not just the world of Hyrule that holds secrets, the franchise itself is a treasure trove of trivia and hidden knowledge. From cameos to lost storyboards and ideas left on the cutting room floor, Zelda's real-world history is almost as fascinating as Hyrule's itself. For the most part, Nintendo games have a reputation for being pretty lighthearted.
Get the latest news and videos for this game daily, no spam, no fuss. The first two games take place in an alternate universe where Link failed to defeat Ganon in The Ocarina of Time, which was released later. Skyward Sword , meanwhile, is the first Zelda game, chronologically. Of course, given the series' penchant for time travel, it's not a surprise that Zelda chronology is Or, at least, he's a southpaw in most of the Zelda games. The Wii version of Twilight Princess notoriously features a right-handed Link, because that's how most players hold the Wiimote.
The videogames have sold over 75 million copies and some of the entries in the series are considered to be the best in the games of all time. Inspired by the time he spent as a child exploring a miniature cave system he found in a dark hole near his town, he wanted to create a game that focused on exploration, instead of just racking up points. The more important question is: What kind of parents just let their child just wander into a hole? The best kind! Scott Fitzgerald.
Link is probably one of the gaming world's most recognizable heroes after the portly moustached plumber. For the game's 30th anniversary on Feb. Link gets his wooden sword from an old man in the original game, but this was not included in the plot until much later in development. Originally, Link starts out with the cheap weapon already in his inventory but early game testers were confused with what to do with it. Well, at least most of the time, he is. Although she is mostly remembered as the Princess of Hyrule, Zelda has also had other characterizations. Zelda has also been portrayed as a ninja, a pirate, and as Link's childhood best friend.
Okay, The Legend of Zelda. When you think about the Zelda games, you don't immediately imagine unsettling, upsetting stuff. But it's there. Oh yes, it's there. Fun and quite deep, they've been responsible for some serious unit shifting.