The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening at Gamescom 2019 – NEW VIDEO!
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
Nintendo™ Switch – US, EU, AU, Japan & Asia
The biggest gaming exhibition in the European continent, Gamescom 2019, isn’t done yet and it only means more gaming news for us!
We’re here for another Gamescom 2019 news update and in this article, it’s going to be all about The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. During the opening conference of the video game trade fair, The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening took home the trophy for the Best Nintendo Switch Game award.
Yes, you might think why does this game deserve the Best Nintendo Switch Game award even if it isn’t released yet. Well, based on all the footage released for this game, it’s safe to say that it is indeed a great Nintendo Switch game.
In fact, During Gamescom 2019, Nintendo released a new presentation for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening that lasted for about 32 minutes.
Are you excited to check it out? Go watch it below!
We’re sure that you don’t want to miss this adorable game on your collection. And, we’re glad that you’re at the right place because The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is available for pre-order here at Playasia. Secure your copies now. We ship globally!
In case you missed it, Japan will be receiving a special edition of the game that includes the main Link’s Awakening game plus an artbook set. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Artbook Set will be available in Japan on September 20th for the Nintendo Switch. And, it is available for pre-order here at Playasia. You’re just a few clicks away from this stunning edition. You know the drill.
First announced in February’s Nintendo Direct, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening features a recreated cutscene version of the Game Boy opening of Link’s Awakening. It featured the main protagonist of the game, Link, who has been washed ashore on the Island of Koholint after a storm wrecked his boat.
The company also revealed that the upcoming remake of the game will feature a fully revamped visuals from the art style to the character 3D models, fully 3D animation setting, and more. Furthermore, Link’s awakening Switch version will still be in the top-down camera style.
Link’s Awakening was first released in 1993 for the Game Boy. The upcoming remake of the game is going to be the second major update to the title, after the 1998’s Game Boy Color title, Link’s Awakening DX. Also, unlike the other games in the franchise, the game isn’t set in Hyrule, but rather the strange Island of Koholint.
Enjoy the E3 2019 trailer & gameplay, features, and screenshots for the game below.
【E3 2019 GAMEPLAY】
- As Link, explore a reimagined Koholint Island and collect instruments to awaken the Wind Fish to and a way home
- Explore numerous dungeons, riddled with tricks, traps, and enemies, including some from the Super Mario series
- Meet and interact with unique locals to get help on your adventure
- Listen to a reawakened soundtrack that helps bring life to Koholint Island
- Earn Chambers (Dungeon Rooms) and arrange them to complete objectives in the all-new Chamber Dungeon
- Complete dungeons throughout the story to earn their rooms for the Chamber Dungeon
- Earn additional chambers in mini-games and by tapping any amiibo figure featuring a Legend of Zelda character
Read more about the game here.
What news are you most excited about so far? More Gamescom 2019 updates will be revealed soon! Stay up to date and feel free to check out our Gamescom 2019 landing page for all the latest announcements.