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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Switch)

Model Number: HCCPAR3NA
Web Code: 12601646

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Overview

Go on an incredible journey with Link in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch. After Link washes ashore on a mysterious island, he must collect magical instruments across the land and awaken the Wind Fish. Along the way, he'll explore the island, meet its colourful inhabitants, collect treasure, and dodge monsters.
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Overview

Go on an incredible journey with Link in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch. After Link washes ashore on a mysterious island, he must collect magical instruments across the land and awaken the Wind Fish. Along the way, he'll explore the island, meet its colourful inhabitants, collect treasure, and dodge monsters.
  • RPG and strategy game takes you to Koholint Island, where Link has washed ashore
  • Collect magical instruments to awaken the Wind Fish and help Link return home
  • Listen to a reawakened soundtrack that helps bring life to Koholint Island
  • Earn Chambers and arrange them to complete objectives in the Chamber Dungeon
  • Equip more items at once, review key conversations, and navigate the map in new ways for enhanced game play
  • Uncover Warp Points that allow you to zip around the island without walking
ESRB Rating
Everyone
Condition
New
Game Format
Physical
Compatible Platform(s)
Nintendo Switch
Retro Games
No

Number of Players

Genre
RPG & Strategy
Digital Download
No

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Rating Breakdown

5

2981

4

413

3

71

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9

Reviewer Recommendation

97%

Of the 3476 reviewers who responded, 3387 would recommend this product.

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  • Delivers on Nostalgia
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Axelfonze - November 1, 2019

    If you were a fan of the original Gameboy version, then you won't be disappointed here. It's basically a screen-by-screen remake (except the switch version doesn't constrict your movement to individual screens on the overworld the way the original did), with an updated graphical presentation and newly orchestrated soundtrack. I have many fond memories of playing this game as a kid, and it's fun to be able to revisit an updated version of this adventure. It's a bit shallow compared to modern games, but still lots of fun. I wish there was a bit more play time for the price, but I'd say that the slick presentation and baked in nostalgia were worth it.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

  • Excellent Remake with the Spirit of the Original
    Verified BuyerReviewed by ilifeguy - January 18, 2020

    This remake is phenomenal. It captures the essence of the original game but adds a new artistic flair that looks beautiful on the Switch. The addition of being able to map two items for use while keeping sword and shield as their own dedicated buttons keeps combat smooth and less time in menus. This has been a perfect introduction to Zelda for my kids, as Breath of the Wild is a bit beyond them. The puzzles and straightforward aspect of Link’s Awakening is great for short play, as each dungeon adds a new layer of complexity and freedom. Highly recommend the game, and love the hardcore mode if you are already familiar with the game.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

  • A Classic
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Zayde - October 7, 2019

    This is a faithful remake of Link's Awakening from the GB/GBC era with beautiful updated graphics. It includes the Color Dungeon from the DX version of the original game and has some added features such as the custom dungeon creator. The dungeon creator is a bit drab because it just uses the same rooms from the main story's dungeons so it gets repetitive real quick. There's also a noticeable frame rate issue that happens pretty often any time the overworld is loaded. $60 is pretty steep for a remake of a Game Boy game but Link's Awakening still remains one of my favorite Zelda games. If you haven't played it, you definitely should.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.


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