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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo
Nov 22, 2013 - Nintendo 3DS
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OpenCritic Rating

90

Top Critic Average

91%

Critics Recommend

IGN
9.4 / 10
Eurogamer
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
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4.5 / 5
Game Informer
10 / 10
Game Informer
9.6 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10
Polygon
9.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

What could have been an easy sequel that traded on past glories is instead a compelling argument for digging up the foundations of Zelda and seeing what happens - rather like Wind Waker did 10 years ago. A Link Between Words is not a total revolution, but it may very well be the start of one. I haven’t been so challenged by a Zelda since Ocarina of Time, and rarely have I been so consistently surprised by one.

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A tale endlessly retold, wrongs endlessly righted, a map endlessly tweaked and embellished and folded back on itself. If, heaven forbid, this was the last Zelda ever, I couldn't think of a more fitting tribute to the series' strange ritualistic preoccupations than this cheerful, slight, and ultimately rather strange game.

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One of the best Zelda games of all time and one which manages to quietly rewrite the series’ usual formula in some surprising, and surprisingly successful, ways.

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds brings the outstanding gameplay of the SNES prequel to the 3DS in a well-crafted adventure that will give you a rush of nostalgia. With interesting new characters, atypical series gameplay elements, and fantastic 3D visuals, Link's next adventure is a must play.

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Without a doubt, this is among the best Zelda games

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It’s incredibly difficult for me to talk about A Link Between World without sounding like the complete Zelda fanatic that I am, but it really is a magnificent game. This is the Zelda title I've waited a decade for, and not only is it by far the best game since The Wind Waker it is also better than the GameCube classic in every area of the series I enjoy the most.

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is packed full of enough canny puzzles and clever dungeons to make the experience feel as fresh as its iconic predecessor.

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A Link Between Worlds is the sequel I never knew I wanted

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