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A Game Boy fantasy adventure like no other!

Nintendo's fantasy adventure hero, Link of Hyrule, returns in this new eopic quest... Link's Awakening. Link's newest challenge is set on the mysterious Koholint Island, a place where dreams and reality collide. As a castaway, Link must find a way to escape from the island and return to his beloved homeland of Hyrule.

But it won't be as easy as chartering a boat. The island's inhaitants have no knowledge of the outside world. One creature, a talking Owl, may know the solution to Link's dilemma, but first Link must tackle eight dungeons full of treacherous monsters and tricky traps. His goal: find the eight instruments of the Sirens and awaken the omnipotent Wind Fish which rules the island.

Link will battle new enemies and make new friends in one of the most in-depth fantasy adventures for Game Boy yet!

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Posted by Corbie Dillard

A treasured classic and the absolute pinnacle of Game Boy gaming.

There were initially some concerns that the gameplay experiences on the Game Boy system might end up being a bit too shallow. Fortunately, that notion was put to rest early on with some of the outstanding releases for the system. Of course no title would...

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User Comments (4)

TourianTourist

#1

TourianTourist said:

This was my first Zelda and it instantly turned me into a Zelda fan.

It has great dungeon design, an intriguing story (the LOST of all Zelda games) and lots of charming attributes. And it's still part of my top favorite Zelda games and games of all time.

Luigison

#2

Luigison said:

I'd love to play the GBC plus version of this game again. I wish Nintendo would have a downloadable GB/GBC virtual console for DSi.

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