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Zelda and Link Through The Years: A Look At Their Evolution

Wow, has it been that long? The Legend of Zelda series has been around for 28 years now! Naturally, the heroes and villains have been revamped a number of times. We collected a series of images that shows the main characters’ evolution through the years.

What do you think: was everything better in the good old days, or does the new Link from the upcoming Wii U game, Hyrule Warriors, hit the sweet spot

Link: The Legend of Zelda, The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past
( The Legend of Zelda, The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past)

Link: Link’s Awakening, Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask
( Link’s Awakening, Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask)

Link: Oracle of Ages, Oracle of Seasons, Four Swords
( Oracle of Ages, Oracle of Seasons, Four Swords)

Link: The Wind Waker, Four Swords Adventures, The Minish Cap
( The Wind Waker, Four Swords Adventures, The Minish Cap)

Link: Twilight Princess, Phantom Hourglass, Spirit Tracks
( Twilight Princess, Phantom Hourglass, Spirit Tracks)

Link: Skyward Sword, A Link Between Worlds, Hyrule Warriors
( Skyward Sword, A Link Between Worlds, Hyrule Warriors)

ZELDA

Zelda: The Legend of Zelda, The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time
( The Legend of Zelda, The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time)

Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Four Swords, The Wind Waker
( Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Four Swords, The Wind Waker)

Zelda: The Minish Cap, Twilight Princess, Spirit Tracks
( The Minish Cap, Twilight Princess, Spirit Tracks)

Zelda: Skyward Sword, A Link Between Worlds, Hyrule Warriors
( Skyward Sword, A Link Between Worlds, Hyrule Warriors)

GANONDORF

Ganondorf: Ocarina of Time, The Wind Waker, Twilight Princess, Hyrule Warriors
( Ocarina of Time, The Wind Waker, Twilight Princess, Hyrule Warriors)

IMPA

Impa: The Legend of Zelda, The Adventure of Link, Ocarina of Time, Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Skyward Sword, A Link Between Worlds, Hyrule Warriors
( The Legend of Zelda, The Adventure of Link, Ocarina of Time,*
Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Skyward Sword, A Link Between Worlds, Hyrule Warriors*)

SHEIK

Sheik: Ocarina of Time, Hyrule Warriors
( Ocarina of Time, Hyrule Warriors)

DARUNIA

Darunia: Ocarina of Time, Hyrule Warriors
( Ocarina of Time, Hyrule Warriors)

RUTO

Ruto: Ocarina of Time, Hyrule Warriors
( Ocarina of Time, Hyrule Warriors)

FI

Fi: Skyward Sword, Hyrule Warriors
( Skyward Sword, Hyrule Warriors)

MIDNA

Midna: Twilight Princess, Hyrule Warriors
( Twilight Princess, Hyrule Warriors)

ZANT

Zant: Twilight Princess, Hyrule Warriors
( Twilight Princess, Hyrule Warriors)

GHIRAHIM

Ghirahim: Skyward Sword, Hyrule Warriors
( Skyward Sword, Hyrule Warriors)

Hyrule Warriors was released in Japan on the 14th of August for Nintendo Wii U. The releasedate for Europe is September 19, 2014, and September 26 for North America.

Special Thanks to Kotaku.com for this awesome compilation!

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