- Number of Players
- Single Player
- Release Date
- 22nd Jan 2007 (USA), 800 points
- 23rd Mar 2007 (UK/EU), 800 points
- 2nd Dec 2006 (JPN), 900 points
Wii U eShop
- 12th Dec 2013 (UK/EU), £5.49
- 30th Jan 2014 (USA), $7.99
- 12th Feb 2014 (JPN), ¥900
- 10th Mar 2016 (UK/EU), £3.59
- 14th Apr 2016 (USA), $7.99
- 21st Nov 1991 (JPN)
- 13th Apr 1992 (USA)
- 24th Sep 1992 (UK/EU)
- Legend of Zelda, Nintendo Switch Online
- Nintendo Switch Online
- Controller Support
- Classic, Gamecube
New 3DS / SNES
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...
Wii U eShop / SNES
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...
Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo
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...
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Guides
Pick of the pixies
You may have noticed that we're doing a video game music festival while the summer months are still here — but you may also be wondering why we haven't included the most important music of all. Fear not! I'm here to save the day by ranking EVERY SINGLE VERSION OF FAIRY FOUNTAIN FROM THE LEGEND OF ZELDA. That's right, it's a...
It's dangerous to go alone - take all these
What are the best Zelda games? Following decades of adventures across Nintendo consoles, ranking The Legend of Zelda series is one heck of an undertaking. Bar a couple of exceptions, each entry is pretty much a classic, and even the 'lesser' ones are really rather good. Many remain fixed as among the very...
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.