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The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (Game Boy Color)

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Description

A pall of Darkness has fallen over the land of Labrynna. The Sorceress of Shadows has captured the Oracle of Ages and is using her power to do evil. Link has been summoned to help and must travel back and forth in time to stop the Sorceress of Shadows and return Labrynna to its former glory.

Link the game with The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons. Friends and enemies will travel between the 2 games, and passwords can upgrade and transport items!

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The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color
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The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color

Alternate Titles

  • "ゼルダの伝説 ふしぎの木の実 〜時空の章〜" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Ki no Mi ~Jikuu no Shou~" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Cubed3 Jan 04, 2013 10 out of 10 100
RPGamer 2001 5 out of 5 100
Gaming Age 2001 A 100
Portable Review Oct 24, 2005 38 out of 40 95
RPGFan Jul 11, 2001 93 out of 100 93
Gamezone (Germany) Oct 04, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
RPGFan Sep 15, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Super Play Sep, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 04, 2001 18 out of 20 90
Nintendo Life Feb 09, 2012 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Game Boy Color version of The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Characters

The three young women whom the Oracle games revolve around are share the same names as the three goddesses who created Hyrule. Din, the Oragle of Seasons, is named after the Goddess of Power. Nayru, the Oragle of Ages, is named after Goddess of Wisdom, and Farore, the Oracle of Secrets, who appears in both games and can unlock hidden content, is named after the Goddess of Courage. All three girls also appear in The Minish Cap, which was also developed by Flagship Co., Ltd..

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Matthew Bailey (1143) added The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (Game Boy Color) on Jun 10, 2001
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