Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time birthday: Happy birthday!

This week is celebrated to be one of the most popular games of all time 24th anniversary. It’s been so long since that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in Japan for that N64 (November 21, 1998). In Europe it took a few days longer. Here the title was only on the shelves on December 11, 1998. It was the first game in the series to feature Hyrule 3D graphics was presented. A significant milestone at that time.

The best game ever?

Again and again Ocarina of Time is praised by fans and critics in the highest tones. The Zelda title was the first game ever, the Japanese Famitsu one 40/40 rating had received. Later, Skyward Sword and Breath of the Wild did the same. In 2011, Nintendo released a new edition of the classic. For the 3DS is then Ocarina of Time 3D released with optimized graphics and new controls. Also the legendary Master Quest version was in the game.


There is one behind it alternative variant by Ocarina of Time, originally known as extension for which 64DD should come. Has been published “Ura Zelda” but never.

Then, in 2002, the Master Quest version became one limited edition settled by The Wind Waker. A collector’s item for many fans that can be played on the GameCube.

Happy birthday fans

Numerous fans have shared their memories of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the internet. in the ResetERA Forum a user writes: “I was 13 and it still resonates with me to this day. Certainly one of the greatest games of all time. So many games in gaming history owe something to Ocarina of Time.”

Another user can still remember very well how he felt when he unpacked the Nintendo game under the Christmas tree. We want of you know which ones memories you have on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Write us your story in the comments! The next Zelda game is by the way Tears of the Kingdomcoming to Nintendo Switch on May 12, 2023.

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