How “Legend of Zelda” was Celebrated After 31 Years

This week, on February 21st, “Legend of Zelda” turned 31 years old. Nintendo already celebrated with a new “Breath of the Wild” commercial released in Japan.

On the 21st, a book called “Art and Artifacts” was released containing a collection of art, interviews with designers and rare pixel art. Many celebrated the game’s birthday by pre-ordering this beautiful book, which is now available for purchase.

When fans received their books, they took to social media to share their joy.


“Legend of Zelda” was created by designer Shigeru Miyamoto and it was first featured on a Famicom Disk System in 1986. Later it was converted into a cartridge game.

It was first released in Japan and since it’s birth, Link, the main character, has appeared in more than 20 games and has even had a TV show in the late 1980’s.

In just a few weeks the new “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” game will be released on the Nintendo Switch and Wii U. It will be the 19th installment in the main “Legend of Zelda” series.



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