The Legend of Zelda - Link's Awakening

In this chapter of Zelda, Link finds himself trapped on the island of Koholint and his job is to find all the musical instruments in order to awaken Wind Fish and travel safely home.

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File Name: Legend of Zelda, The - Link's Awakening DX (USA, Europe).zip
Console/System: GBC
Genre: Action, Adventure
Filesize: 484.98KB
Region: USA, Europe
Year of release: 1993
Downloads: 26434

The Legend Of Zelda - Link's Awakening ROM Download for GBC 


The Legend of Zelda - Link's Awakening comes under the fourth instalment in the Legend of Zelda series and is the first game for a handheld console. It is an action-adventure game which was developed by Nintendo for Game Boy in the year 1993. The Link's Awakening is one of the few Zelda games which does not take place in the land of Hyrule, where most of the Zelda games are located. Additionally, the game does not even feature the Triforce relic or Princess Zelda. Instead of all these, the protagonist Link commences the game on Koholint Island. It is a place safeguarded by a giant whale-like deity called the Wind Fish. 




While searching for the eight musical instruments, which awakens the sleeping Wind Fish, the player tries to solve puzzles, explore underground dungeons and fight various monsters. Here, dungeons become more extensive and more complex and feature Nightmare boss characters that the player must conquer, taking multiple forms in each dungeon. It gets harder to defeat each time because of this.


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Similar Games


There are many other amazing games under the series of Legend of Zelda. So, after playing this version, you may like other games too. They are listed as follows:


  1. The Legend of Zelda: The Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages
    The game comes under and makes up the seventh and eighth instalments in the Zelda series. The games are two action-adventure games which are developed by Flagship. As the games are in two parts, in the Oracles of Season, the Triforce moves Link to the land of Holodrum, where he sees Onox abducting Din. In Oracle of Ages, the Triforce tries to transport Link to Labrynna, where Veran takes control of Nayru. The main plot of the game is later revealed once the player completes both games.

  2. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess comes under the thirteenth instalment in the Legend of Zelda series. It is an action-adventure game which is developed by Nintendo for the Wii and GameCube. The story concentrates on series protagonist Link, who seeks to prevent Hyrule from being overwhelmed by a wicked parallel dimension known as the Twilight Realm. The game in the series takes place hundreds of years after Ocarina of Time and between Majora's Mask. 

  3. The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
    The game came under the eleventh instalment in the Legend of Zelda series and was released for GameCube. Here, the game takes the main protagonist Link on an adventure to revive harmony to Hyrule after discovering that an evil equivalent of himself, Shadow Link, has been created.


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