The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

2007

System
Super Nintendo
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo EAD

9.4

Game Rating

User Ratings: 163

Our Review: 10/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Adventure
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 22nd Jan 2007, 800 points (USA)
  • 23rd Mar 2007, 800 points (UK/EU)
  • 2nd Dec 2006, 900 points (JPN)

Wii U eShop

  • 12th Dec 2013, £5.49 (UK/EU)
  • 30th Jan 2014, $7.99 (USA)
  • 12th Feb 2014, ¥900 (JPN)

3DS eShop

  • 10th Mar 2016, £3.59/€3.99 (UK/EU)
  • 14th Apr 2016, $7.99 (USA)
Series
Legend of Zelda
Controller Support
Classic, Gamecube

Screenshots (7)

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Reviews

  • 34

    New 3DS / SNES

    Review The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    A gem from the past

    With A Link Between Worlds, 3D versions of the Nintendo 64 games and a number of other titles available via the Virtual Console and backwards compatibility, 3DS owners are not exactly short of main series Zelda games to play on their machine. For those with one of the New Nintendo 3DS models The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the...

  • 85

    Wii U eShop / SNES

    Review The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    A link to perfection

    It's no accident that when Nintendo decided to do a direct sequel to a Zelda title — well, as close to a direct sequel as the series is ever going to get — it chose The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past as its reference point. A Link Between Worlds is set some years after the events of the 1991 SNES classic, but it uses a...

  • 31

    Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo

    Review The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    A Link to a Classic

    To put it simply, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is one of the finest RPGs in existence. Everything is perfect - the bold lines and subtle pastel-tones of the graphics, the triumphant rendition of the Zelda theme, the excellent yet simple combat system, the brilliantly conceived logic puzzles. Nintendo left nothing to...

About The Game

On a dark and stormy night, young Link embarks on an adventure he – and you – will never forget!

Princess Zelda has been taken prisoner and an evil wizard is attempting to unleash Ganon, the king of darkness. Only Link has the courage to save Hyrule! A Link to the Past is the critically-acclaimed Super NES chapter in the Legend of Zelda saga; famous for its atmospheric graphics and sound, ingenious dungeons, and for introducing now-classic items such as the Hookshot, Pegasus Boots and Master Sword.