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'''The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening''' is the name of a remake of the fourth ''[[The Legend of Zelda (series)|Zelda]]'' game, ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening]]'', for [[Nintendo Switch]]. The game retain most of the 2D elements found in the original game but with an upgraded art style that allow the game to look way more detailed than the [[Game Boy]] game.
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'''The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening''' is a remake of the fourth ''[[The Legend of Zelda (series)|Zelda]]'' game, ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening]]'', coming to [[Nintendo Switch]] in 2019. The game retains most of the 2D elements found in the original game, but with an upgraded art style, providing higher-detailed environments than the original [[Game Boy]] game.
   
 
==Gameplay==
 
==Gameplay==
Even if not much was shown of the game, we can assume from what we know that the game is a faithful reproduction of the original game, which means that the gameplay and progression will be pretty similar. Like in most traditional Zelda game, [[Link]] is required to go through dungeons and gather items that will help him progress in the story. Many enemies and puzzles will be found in those dungeons to challenge the players and those must be bypassed by using items that are gathered throughout the game.
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The game appears to be a faithful reproduction of the original, with similar gameplay and progression. Like in most traditional ''Zelda'' games, [[Link]] is required to go through dungeons and gather items that will help him progress in the story. Many challenging enemies and puzzles are found within those dungeons, and the player must use items they have gathered throughout the game to progress.
   
 
==Story==
 
==Story==
After saving [[Hyrule]] from [[Ganon]] at the end of ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past]]'', [[Link]] departs to another land. While he is traversing the sea on his boat, he is struck by lightning and fall into a coma. In this dream world, Link meets [[Marin]] and soon realize that he is trapped here by a powerful entity named the [[Wind Fish]] and that his only hope is to awake this dreamer who is also the source of the entire Island.
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After saving [[Hyrule]] from [[Ganon]] at the end of ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past]]'', [[Link]] departs to another land. While he is traversing the sea on his boat, he is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. In this dream world, Link meets [[Marin]] and soon realizes that he is trapped there by a powerful entity named the [[Wind Fish]]. His only hope is to awaken this dreamer, who is also the source of the entire island.
   
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
After the release of ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds]]'', it was stated the team in charge of the Zelda series wanted to try to remake ''Link's Awakening'' in the future. The game was officially announced during a [[Nintendo Direct]] broadcasted on February 13, 2019.
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After the release of ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds]]'', the team in charge of the ''Zelda'' series mentioned they wanted to try to remake ''Link's Awakening'' in the future. The game was officially announced during a [[Nintendo Direct]] broadcast on February 13, 2019.
 
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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a remake of the fourth Zelda game, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019. The game retains most of the 2D elements found in the original game, but with an upgraded art style, providing higher-detailed environments than the original Game Boy game.

Gameplay

The game appears to be a faithful reproduction of the original, with similar gameplay and progression. Like in most traditional Zelda games, Link is required to go through dungeons and gather items that will help him progress in the story. Many challenging enemies and puzzles are found within those dungeons, and the player must use items they have gathered throughout the game to progress.

Story

After saving Hyrule from Ganon at the end of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Link departs to another land. While he is traversing the sea on his boat, he is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. In this dream world, Link meets Marin and soon realizes that he is trapped there by a powerful entity named the Wind Fish. His only hope is to awaken this dreamer, who is also the source of the entire island.

Development

After the release of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, the team in charge of the Zelda series mentioned they wanted to try to remake Link's Awakening in the future. The game was officially announced during a Nintendo Direct broadcast on February 13, 2019.

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