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6 Reasons Why Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Still Holds Up

The game was initially released in Japan in 2002, and a year later for other countries. The game was programmed by Toshio Iwawaki and Kazuaki Morita, and published by Nintendo. 

Gameplay of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

It’s a Challenging Game

The game “Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker” is a decently challenging game. The dynamics of the game are easy to understand, but it still puts up a challenge for the player of the game. If the game was too easy, the player would just blow through it, but due to its difficulty level, players stay engaged in this game until they complete the game’s goal. 

Gameplay of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Engaging Storyline

The storyline for “Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” is very intriguing and engaging. In the game, Link’s sister is taken by an enemy, and Link must rescue her. To rescue her, he must defeat the game’s boss, and to do so, he needs the three pearls of the goddesses. The storyline follows Link as he takes many unexpected turns. Overall, the story betters the players in-game experience. 

Gameplay of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Focuses on Gameplay Rather Than Graphics

During the creation of this hit game, the developers focused on and put a lot more effort into the gameplay rather than the game’s graphics. Although the game’s graphics are still well put-together, they would have been of higher quality if not for the fact that more energy was put into the games overall experience. In sum, the focus to detail in the gameplay gives the player an overall better experience when playing the game. 

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High Quality Gameplay

Due to the fact that the developers of the games energy went mostly into the gameplay, the end result was phenomenal. The gameplay in “Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” is unrivaled by other games of it’s era. The control scheme for the game is comparable to its predecessors, making the gameplay easy to understand for long-time Nintendo fans. The gameplay has many enjoyable features, drawing attention to the game. Overall, this betters the gameplay for this game. 

Gameplay of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Enjoyable Exploration

In this game, a wide variety of exploration is offered to the player. The places to be explored in the game are intriguing, and all differ from each other, giving this game a sense of originality. This sense of originality gives the game the ability to draw players in. The player can explore the entirety of the map on in-game quests, or for entertainment purposes. This gives the player motivation for the game, and causes them to have a higher overall in-game experience. 

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Easy to Understand

Although the game is challenging, the dynamics are easy to understand, especially for long-time Nintendo fans. The dynamics and controls of the game tend not to differ too much from its predecessors. This helps the player to have a better basic understanding of the game. For long-time fans of the Legend of Zelda series or Nintendo in general, the dynamics and controls for this game are a piece of cake, while for new players, the dynamics are broken down into an easier understanding. 

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Written by Trinity Fulkroad