Nintendo's At It Again With Its Musical Zelda Easter Eggs

A Link Between Worlds theme hides a secret

As you all know, The Ballad of the Goddess from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is in fact just Zelda's Lullaby played backwards. If you're just discovering this for the first time, We'll give you a minute to let you come to terms with it.

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Done? OK, then catch your breath and prepare to be dazzled once more! The main theme for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS exclusive, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, also hides its own little secret. Played backwards, you can clearly hear a section of the Hyrule Castle theme from its spiritual predecessor, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Pretty cool, huh?

Also, if you play Tingle's Theme in reverse, it summons a hateful demon from the seventh layer of Hell who will bring endless pain and suffering to the mortal world. This also works if you play it forwards.

[via youtube.com]