The Legend of Zelda Facts

The Legend of Zelda Facts
The Legend of Zelda is a video game series in the fantasy action genre. It was developed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, Japanese game designers creating for Nintendo. The Legend of Zelda incorporates a variety of skills' challenges including solving puzzles and participating in adventure and action sequences. The Legend of Zelda revolves around Link, the playable character who must rescue Princess Zelda. The plot usually includes the Triforce - a relic that is made up of three golden triangles. The Legend of Zelda was released in 1986 and the newest release was the 2017 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Interesting The Legend of Zelda Facts:
The newest Legend of Zelda release in 2017 has been dubbed Nintendo's most impressive game ever created.
The playable character Link is left-handed. In the Wii version however he is right-handed to accommodate players holding the Wii remote.
A prototype cartridge of The Legend of Zelda sold on eBay for $150,000.
Boboblin's nose-picking sounds in the 2017 Breath of the Wild game was created by squishing a finger in a wet cloth.
The chronological order of the Legend of Zelda games is non-linear, and some people find it confusing.
It is believed that F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife Zelda was the inspiration for the name of Princess Zelda. F. Scott Fitzgerald is the author of the Great Gatsby - one of the most famous novels of the 20th century.
The late Hollywood actor Robin Williams named his own daughter after Princess Zelda because he was such a huge fan. He also wanted to voice Ganondorf if the series was ever made into a movie.
Mario and Link were both created by Shigeru Miyamoto, who designed both the Mario Bros, and the Legend of Zelda franchises.
Shigeru Miyamoto has said that he took inspiration for Link's appearance from Disney characters.
At one time Nintendo played with the idea of using a first-person point of view but determined that players would prefer to see Link. So they scrapped the idea.
At one point the original release of The Legend of Zelda was to be done on floppy disks but the cartridge was used instead when Nintendo opted for the cartridge for its systems.
Link's name has meaning as he was intended to be a link between the past and the future. Although time travel did not appear until Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, it had been included in the story base from the start.
The character Tingle is popular in Japan bit not so much in the United States.
It is possible to beat the original Legend of Zelda game in less than half an hour.
A Legend of Zelda Monopoly game was released in 2014.
By 2011 more than 62 million copies of the Legend of Zelda franchise games had been sold.
By 2016 the Legend of Zelda franchise had sold more than 75 million copies of its popular games.
An animated TV series based on the Legend of Zelda was released in 1989 in the U.S.

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