Legend of Zelda, The - A Link to the Past (USA) ROM
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) ROMsGenre: Action-Adventure
Rating: ESRB: E, ESRB: K-A, OFLC: PG, CERO: A
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This title is a major step up from the graphics and gameplay of the first Zelda game on NES.
The name is really misleading however.
Ocarina of Time should have been called A Link to the Past. And Majora's Mask should have been called Ocarina of Time (seeing as you travel through time using the ocarina). Not too sure what a better name for this one would've been, though...
You play as young link, nephew of a swordsman who dies immediately and gives you his sword and shield which you can use better than him. You carry on to the dungeon of the castle and save Zelda. No seriously, you save Zelda in the first 3 minutes of gameplay. After escorting Zelda to a sanctuary you are branded a kidnapper by the Hylian knights under control of the evil wizard who's name eludes me. Something with an "A"... "Aginimminahmana"... "Agamemnon"... No, that's Greek Mythology... Semantics.
Anyway, wizard. Evil. Antogonist. Plot importance.
The wise man of the sanctuary sends you on your first quest: Finding the 3 pendants. They serve as a fashion statement that the Master Sword respects and let's you remove it from the pedestal it is placed it. Now that you have the Master Sword it's time to do plot important things in the Dark World. Vagueness preserves story for those who haven't played yet. Now you must save the other princesses from Ganon's wrath (don't tell Zelda). Ganon will beak the seal, unleashing terrible cosplay and internet trolls in all of Hyrule if you do not succeed. No pressure.
All in all, a great game. Common enough to be easily purchased on the web or at a community market. Classic enough for people to try to rip you off. Shop smart if you want the cartridge.
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This has to be one of the best games for SNES of all time. I was glad to be able to play it again.
The quests might be frustrating at times, but that is part of the game being challenging.
Even though the rating system goes up to 5 I would give it a 10.
The only Zelda game made for the SNES, and a very good one at that!
The graphics aren't anything special - so if you're expecting something like Ocarina of Time or Twilight Princess, remember that this game is on the SNES and graphics are minimal/standard. Personally, I thought they actually lacked, but the gameplay made up for it.
All of the Zelda games are action/puzzle solving with a little bit of RPG mixed in as well. I love this combination, making Zelda and Golden Sun my absolute favorites!
I'd definitely recommend trying out A Link to the Past, even if you're not a typical RPG fan.
This is the First Installment of wat they make later into Ocarina of time on N64 These games are almost identical provided a few differences in gear but one of the best games of all time both this version and the second version on N64. You play link and rescue the princess from Ganon's Evil clutches but just after u recieve the conduit to destroy the evil u are swept into the Dark World and must collect More stuff to go up against Ganon the game isnt very long but the puzzles and game play extend it a little bit. After all said and Done Very Good Game one that will be remember for centuries to come.
Long ago, the goddesses who created the land of Hyrule sealed away their power in a mystical relic called the Triforce. Legend said the Triforce would grant the wish of anybody who found it, and the wish would take on the form of the wisher’s heart – good or evil. People began fighting over the Golden Power, so the seven wisest sages used their power to seal the Triforce in an alternate realm known as the Golden Land, forever away from human hands. But years later an evil man named Ganon found the way there, and his dark heart transformed the Golden Land. From there, he’s kidnapped the seven maidens of Hyrule – the descendants of the wise men, and schemes to use their power to break free and spread his darkness all over Hyrule. You, as a young boy named Link, have been chosen to fight Ganon and stop his evil once and for all.
The setting should be familiar to anybody who’s played a Zelda game, but that’s okay; it’s nearly as timeless as any real legend. A Link to the Past is one of Nintendo’s crowning achievements on the Super Nintendo, and one of the best games ever created. It’s an action-adventure game, and in it you journey across Hyrule and the Dark World to find clues and hidden treasure to help you defeat Ganon. You solve puzzles in elaborate dungeons, defeat big bosses, and earn new powerful weapons and other items to assist you. The puzzles are satisfying to solve, and like many Nintendo games, they challenge but not frustrate. It’s an incredible game, and nobody’s Super Nintendo collection should be without it. Get it, now! If you haven’t played it, you owe it to yourself to.
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