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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991)

Zeruda no densetsu: Kamigami no toraifôsu (original title)
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The wizard Agahnim has abducted seven maidens, intent on using their power to open a portal to the Dark World. Armed with a trusty sword and shield, Link begins a great and treacherous journey.

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Kensuke Tanabe (script), Dan Owsen (script: English version) (as Daniel Owsen) | 6 more credits »
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Fujiko Takimoto Fujiko Takimoto ... Link (GBA remake only) (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Long ago, seven sages sealed Ganon in the Golden Realm, which he eventually turned into the 'Dark World.' A strange sorcerer appeared in the land of Hyrule and magically solved all of the land's problems. He was appointed the King's top advisor, however, he ultimately turned on Hyrule, brain-washed the guards, overthrew the king, and took over the land. He started to capture the current sages, descendant of the originals, and transport them to the Dark World. One night, Link hears the voice of Zelda, princess of Hyrule and the leader of the sages, calling him telepathically from inside a Hyrule Castle dungeon. His uncle goes to investigate, and against orders, Link follows. His uncle is harmed, and Link takes on the responsibly to rescue the princess from the dungeon. As the plot develops, is turns out that the sorcerer Agahnim is actually a servant of Ganon, and soon the Light and Dark worlds will merge, and Ganon will rule them both. When Zelda is captured again, Link must gain the ... Written by Flotis and Brian McInnis

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Japan

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1 April 1992 (USA) See more »

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past See more »

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Nintendo,Capcom Company,Grezzo See more »
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The theme from Kakariko Village is inspired by the music from Kiki's Delivery Service. See more »

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In some dungeons, if Link gets touched by a flake of magic that can turn him into a rabbit if he's wearing the blue or red armor, his armor will revert back to his green cloth until he transforms back into human. See more »

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Zelda: May the way of the hero lead to the Triforce.
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One of the best video games ever.
14 September 2001 | by rollinstone182See all my reviews

Spectacular storyline, dangerous dungeons, difficult bosses, and an awesome array of weaponry/equipment. This game is the best in the series. With a huge expanse of land for you to explore, there are mysteries to be solved, items to be found, and maidens to be saved. Play this game. You'll enjoy it.


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