Nintendo compare A Link Between Worlds opening to A Link to the Past

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With The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds having launched today, Nintendo have posted their own contrast to show the similarities that the opening shares with A Link to the Past.

We’ll naturally warn you at this point that there are minor spoilers ahead, so if you’d rather discover everything for yourself then stop reading now. It’s only light on information though, and you will have gathered most of this already if you’ve watched recent trailers for the game.

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Prologue:
When Hyrule castle is overthrown, Link sets out to rescue Princess Zelda.

Evil Strikes:
Agahnim captures the Seven Sages’ descendants in order to free his wicked master.

Hope Survives:
Sahasrahlah tells Link to find three pendants and draw the Master Sword from its stone.

Descent into Darkness:
Link and Zelda are banished to the Dark World by Agahnim.

Identity Crisis:
In the Dark World, Link must find the Moon Pearl to regain his form.

The Real Quest Begins:
Only Link can save the Seven Sages’ descendants from the darkest dungeons imaginable.

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Prologue:
When Yuga turns Seres into a living painting, a new Link must rise to save her.

Evil Strikes:
Yuga turns Link into a painting too, but the hero’s bracelet miraculously saves him.

Hope Survives:
Sahasrahla’s descendant leads Link to the pendants, and thus to the Master Sword.

Descent into Darkness:
After Yuga traps Zelda and escapes, Link follows him to Lorule, Hyrule’s shadowy twin.

Identity Crisis:
In Lorule, Link meets Princess Hilda, that world’s version of Princess Zelda.

The Real Quest Begins:
Now, Link must save seven new descendants from seven deadly dungeons.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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