Why we love the Zelda: Link's Awakening remake

Kanalet me finish.

Following the likes of Cadence of Hyrule and Fire Emblem, Nintendo's streak of incredible Switch games continues with a remake of a Game Boy classic.

Guides editor Matthew Reynolds and features editor Christian Donlan join news editor Tom Phillips (who wrote our Zelda: Link's Awakening review) who explains how a special Zelda game has been preserved for a new generation of players, all while adding in some welcome quality of life touches and new ideas along the way, such as the Mario Maker-esque dungeon building mode.

We also touch on some (fun!) development facts of the 1993 original and ask which other Zelda games deserve the remake treatment.

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Matthew edits guides and other helpful things at Eurogamer.net. When not doing that, he's out and about playing Pokémon Go or continuing to amass his amiibo collection.


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