A Link to the Past
Nintendo just released some glorious restored art.
Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda Game & Watch system is launching in early November. While it’s no Breath of the Wild 2, it’s a nice nostalgia trip for long-time fans.
Ahead of its release, Nintendo is getting players ready with an unexpected drop of incredible retro Zelda art on a new promotional site.
The new (Japanese language only) site walks players through the history of the two NES Zelda games and Link’s Awakening, which are playable on the Game & Watch system.
Along with descriptions of the games’ items, enemies, and stories, the site brings Zelda history to life with in-game graphics and brand-new scans of art from the games’ instruction manuals.
The enemies in The Adventure of Link are brought to life in illustrations at least as creepy as evocative as those from the first game.
Here’s an Octorok looking way more menacing than before.
Instead of enemy illustrations, the Link’s Awakening site features action shots of Link showing off some essential adventuring skills.
If you have any interest in The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo’s new site is worth checking out.
Whether you’re revisiting The Legend of Zelda or exploring it for the first time, seeing this retro art made new again is a treat for fans.