The legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

2016-05-23_0856Published by
Nintendo of America Inc.
Developed by
Nintendo EAD
Nov 23, 1998
Also For
Wii, Wii U



A dark time is approaching in Hyrule. The storm clouds of evil are gathering over the land, and malevolent forces are poised to strike at the most sacred and powerful artifact of all, the mysterious Triforce. The only thing standing between chaos and destruction are two youths, an elfin boy from the magical Kokiri Forest, and the young princess of legend, Zelda. Do you have what it takes to guide the intrepid hero, Link, from his secluded forest home to the final confrontation with the ultimate evil force?

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time reveals the genesis of the fantasy land of Hyrule, the origin of the Triforce, and tells the tale of the first exploits of the heroic adventurer Link and the Princess of legend, Zelda. Like the previous games in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has taken its place in the realm of video game legends, with immersive graphics, sweeping storyline, swashbuckling adventure, mind-bending puzzles, and just a dash of humor.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time transports you into the fantasy world of Hyrule with vibrant, real-time 3-D graphics. With full freedom of movement, your quest takes you through dense forests and across wind-whipped deserts. You swim raging rivers. Climb treacherous mountains. Dash on horseback across rolling hills. And when you reach your destination, you delve into dungeons full of creatures that fight to the finish to put an end to your adventures, and your life.

As you venture through the many locales of Hyrule, an epic story unfolds. An evil being of immense power covets the sacred relic that will give him ultimate might, the Triforce. You must race against time to find the keys to the legendary Sacred Realm where the Triforce is kept. Fail, and the fair land of Hyrule and all its peoples will fall into a dark age of destruction. Your adventure spans even time itself as Link must venture back and forth between two ages to completely foil the evil plot that threatens his world. It is a quest so epic, it takes many, many hours of adventure to complete.

But while there are legions of monsters to be slain, the forces of evil cannot be thwarted with force of arms alone. No, a true hero must possess wisdom in addition to courage. Within the depths of a dozen dungeons, puzzles as perplexing as they are deadly must be solved to win weapons and devices necessary to complete your quest.

You will not be totally alone in your fight. Throughout your travels, you will encounter folk who thirst for justice and will offer you aid. Speak to everyone you meet for you never can tell who might possess a pearl of wisdom that will be the key to unlocking some great mystery.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of Nintendo’s most epic challenges ever. With 256 Megabits of action, this is one game that you won’t finish overnight.

2016-05-23_0856_001Some to think that this is the most perfect game of all time, Ocarina of Time has literally stood the test of time. Scoring perfect scores amongst magazines and gamers alike, this title of the Zelda series gives players a 3D change, puts the franchise into mainstream gaming media into full throttle,  and offers something for everyone. Ocarina of Time is that perfect RPG that still gets remade almost 20 years after the original.

Mini games, side quests, and story line is what makes this game memorable. Now I’m not going into details on the extreme because it’s been done to death over the years, but Ocarina is one if the select few (Wind Waker five years later being another title) that does get a perfect score in gaming magazines for its graphics, gameplay, soundtrack, and overall replay value even in 2016.2016-05-23_0857

So as it says in that one meme: life’s a Water Temple, get lost accordingly! So go get on your Project 64 and happy emulating.2016-05-23_0856_002

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