Legend of Zelda, The - A Link to the Past (USA) ROM
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) ROMsGenre: Action-AdventureRating: ESRB: E, ESRB: K-A, OFLC: PG, CERO: A
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Legend Of Zelda: A link to the Past is the third game of the Zelda series, You play as Link and your main goal is to travel around hyrule and rescue Princess Zelda and defeat the dark wizard Gannon, and reclaim the stolen triforce and bring peace once again to the land of Hyrule. To defeat Gannon you must travel Hyrule and collect the three pendant of power, wisdom, and courage and obtain the master sword. You must also traverse the dark world and free the seven maidens who are the descendants of the seven sages who sealed Gannon away.
The only Zelda game made for the SNES, and a very good one at that!
The graphics aren't anything special - so if you're expecting something like Ocarina of Time or Twilight Princess, remember that this game is on the SNES and graphics are minimal/standard. Personally, I thought they actually lacked, but the gameplay made up for it.
All of the Zelda games are action/puzzle solving with a little bit of RPG mixed in as well. I love this combination, making Zelda and Golden Sun my absolute favorites!
I'd definitely recommend trying out A Link to the Past, even if you're not a typical RPG fan.
Arguably the best Zelda game made, this game combines amazing music and great gameplay. The graphics are really good too, if you're into that.
If you've played before, you'll know exactly what to do and you'll still be challenged. This game is actually pretty hard as Zelda games go, and it's one of the best times you'll have.
If you haven't played before, you won't be lost but you'll be roaming around for a long time trying to find secrets and other items to help you take down your enemies.
You're gonna be playing for a while, and I promise you're going to love it.
This title is a major step up from the graphics and gameplay of the first Zelda game on NES.
The name is really misleading however.
Ocarina of Time should have been called A Link to the Past. And Majora's Mask should have been called Ocarina of Time (seeing as you travel through time using the ocarina). Not too sure what a better name for this one would've been, though...
You play as young link, nephew of a swordsman who dies immediately and gives you his sword and shield which you can use better than him. You carry on to the dungeon of the castle and save Zelda. No seriously, you save Zelda in the first 3 minutes of gameplay. After escorting Zelda to a sanctuary you are branded a kidnapper by the Hylian knights under control of the evil wizard who's name eludes me. Something with an "A"... "Aginimminahmana"... "Agamemnon"... No, that's Greek Mythology... Semantics.
Anyway, wizard. Evil. Antogonist. Plot importance.
The wise man of the sanctuary sends you on your first quest: Finding the 3 pendants. They serve as a fashion statement that the Master Sword respects and let's you remove it from the pedestal it is placed it. Now that you have the Master Sword it's time to do plot important things in the Dark World. Vagueness preserves story for those who haven't played yet. Now you must save the other princesses from Ganon's wrath (don't tell Zelda). Ganon will beak the seal, unleashing terrible cosplay and internet trolls in all of Hyrule if you do not succeed. No pressure.
All in all, a great game. Common enough to be easily purchased on the web or at a community market. Classic enough for people to try to rip you off. Shop smart if you want the cartridge.
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This has to be one of the best games for SNES of all time. I was glad to be able to play it again.
The quests might be frustrating at times, but that is part of the game being challenging.
Even though the rating system goes up to 5 I would give it a 10.
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