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Original Release Dates:

Nintendo 64
November 21, 1998
November 23, 1998
December 11, 1998
Nintendo 3DS
June 16, 2011
June 19, 2011
June 17, 2011
June 30, 2011


Early one morning, Link was having a nightmare. It was the same nightmare he had every night. During a storm, Link would find himself standing in front of mysterious castle. A rider on horseback, carrying a girl, would race by. The girl would look at Link as if to say something. Then another rider would appear. This big man clad in black would look down menacingly at Link. Link would then awaken.

"Link! Hey, get up, the Great Deku Tree wants to talk to you!" As Link opened his eyes, he saw a fairy floating in front of him. This fairy's name was Navi. Navi was sent to summon Link to the Great Deku Tree. "Oh Navi, thou hast returned!" said the Deku Tree. "Thank you, Link, for coming. Thy slumber these past moons must have been restless, and f ull of nightmares. A vile climate prevades this world. Verily, ye have felt it. The time has come to test thine courage. I have been cursed. I need you to dispel the curse with your wisdom and courage. Art thou prepared?"

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So begins a story spanning across time. One of the most epic and memorable games of the 20th century. Do you have what it takes to defeat Ganon, save Zelda and fulfil thine destiny?