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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
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color Intro Still 2

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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User Reviews

The best of the bad Zelda games Pixelspeech (955) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

The Press Says

All Game Guide 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gaming Age 2001 A 100
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 24, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
IGN May 14, 2001 10 out of 10 100
Gaming Target Jul 05, 2001 9.8 out of 10 98
GameSpot Jun 04, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
Nintendo Life Feb 09, 2012 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Da Gameboyz 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) May 22, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Video Game Critic May 30, 2004 C+ 58

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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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