The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda
If you ever had a chance to see a list of top games of all time you would have seen one name on top of it and that is The Legend of Zelda. This action-adventure video game was first released in 1986 since that it has been ruling the gaming world in terms of fame and popularity. People loved this game so much that the developers kept releasing its editions on different intervals of time. The Legend of Zelda was originally developed and published by Nintendo but in later versions, many other gaming companies like Capcom, Vanpool, and Grezzo played their parts in development.

There are many sequels of the original game and a TV show which was Aired a few years later after the release. There is a long list of platforms for which it was released, some popular gaming consoles include:
  • Nintendo
  • Entertainment System
  • Super NES
  • Gameboy
  • Nintendo 64
  • Game Boy Color
  • Game Boy Color
  • Game Boy Advance
  • GameCube
  • Wii
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Nintendo 3DS
  • Wii U
  • Nintendo DS
There is a main character in the game whose name is Link, all the editions of series is centered around this one character. It is basically a chief protagonist who leads and has to rescue the princess Zelda or sometimes the Kingdom named Hyrule. Most of the times the enemy of the Link is Ganon, this is an Antagonist character of the series and his full name is Ganondorf. Ganondorf is not the only leader of Antagonists some other characters have also appeared in some editions.

The Legend of Zelda Gameplay

In this legendary game series not only Action-Adventure genre is catered, but you will also experience Puzzle based missions and find some features of a mixture of Adventure and Exploration. The basic gameplay of the series has never been changed in all the installments but major refinements and additions are made with every release. In the start, some versions had hardcore action missions but in later releases, developers introduced stealth mode in which player has to keep his character hidden from the enemies and complete the missions secretly.
The Legend of Zelda characters
Picture Credits: The Legend of Zelda Characters
Most of the games in the series are set upon three principles, one of the principles is an open world. In this player can move in multiple directions, interact with the other characters, go out in towns and cities to gain advice and items that make the player more powerful. Player has to solve different puzzles to get items. Life of a player is represented by a meter that contains lines of hearts, the number of hearts in the line means a better health and similarly less number of hearts is the low health of a character. You can improve your health meter by picking hearts from the dead characters.

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The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild
It is the most recent edition of the game series released in March 2017. In Breath of the Wild Links gets awaken after more than hundred years to fight back the Calamity Ganon who intends to destroy the Kingdom of Hyrule, the players main objective is to defeat Ganondorf before he can do what he intends to do. The game involves a series of missions and checkpoints which ultimately kills Ganon and saves the kingdom. In this installment, nonlinear gameplay is focused, as fever number of instructions and guidance is provided to the player. Anyone who has not been familiar with the storyline of the series faces problem in understanding the gameplay, particularly this version. In this version graphics and sound features are improved a lot. The player has more freedom of changing objects and physical objects in the game as compared to the previous editions. For the first time in the history of series weapons when used over the period of time gets degraded instead of upgrading, it follows the general rule of nature that things get weaken as they are used. At the start of Breath of the Wild the plot is that the kingdom of Hyrule has matured itself to an advanced civilization and there are four protectors of it. Links meet an old man after getting awake and that old man tells him that the Ganon has strengthened over a period of time and has the capability to destroy the kingdom. The old man pleads the character to finish Ganon with his bad intentions.

The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time

The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time
The fifth edition of the series came out in late 90's. Ocarina of time was the very first game which was released in 3D graphics. The developers released it on 256 (Megabyte) cartridge which was made for the very first time in the history of Nintendo. Just like every other edition, in this version player has to control the LINK. This time the player had a mission to awaken all the remaining notable characters (Seven Sages) by visiting dungeons and traveling in time. The objective is to gather everyone and seal the Ganondorf for the rest of time. Some brilliant features were added in this version, features like sound, graphics were the main focus. Apart from this Ocarina of Time is considered as the trendsetter game because it introduced Target Lock System and Context-Sensitive buttons. After this release, these two features became important and necessary part of every 3D game. It was a record-breaking video game, as it was one of the few masterpieces which sold millions of copies worldwide. The publishers of this game claim to have sold over 7 million copies after its release. In this game's plot, the Link had a nightmare in which he saw an innocent girl being followed by a man who intends to kill her and was wearing a black armor. The fairy Navi wakes him up and takes him to a Great Deku Tree where he finds out that the wicked man of the desert intends to conquer the world and he has to stop him from doing this.

The Legend of Zelda Timeline

Zelda's Timeline is the order/sequence of the different versions of the series in which they were released. This order is being argued among many fans and lovers, some famous editions are mis-confused to be released after the others. We have researched a lot in this regard and collected every possible information from different sources. We do not claim this timeline to be 100% correct but it is a result of our best possible effort. It is almost same as of the official timeline released by the Nintendo. We will shortly write a detailed article on this and update the current one with it.

The Legend of Zelda Walkthrough

Walkthrough of any game explains everything about the game, how its missions can be completed, how one can complete different stages and levels. This complete guide about the game is very important because without being guided many players are unable to play it. Many people have explained it on various platforms. Walkthrough of Zelda needs to be described in details so it is explained in a separate article. Visit the link to check it out.

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