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.

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“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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