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

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Description

The land of Holodrum is dying and Onox, the General of Darkness, has imprisoned the Oracle of Seasons and is destroying the land. So link must master the changing of the seasons to help him restore Holodrum to prosperity.

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

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

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Link sees off the GBC in style... Kartanym (10779) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars

The Press Says

Cubed3 Jan 04, 2013 10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars 100
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Oct 01, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gaming Age 2001 A 100
Portable Review Oct 24, 2005 38 out of 40 95
GameSpot Jun 04, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2001 9.25 out of 10 92
RPGFan Sep 15, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Gamezone (Germany) Oct 04, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
GamePro (US) May 22, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Video Game Critic Jul 18, 2004 C+ 58

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

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

Dungeons

The first dungeon in Oracle of Seasons is based on the first dungeon (simply called Level 1, or the "Eagle") in the first Legend of Zelda. They also share the same boss, a fire-breathing dragon called Aquamentus.

GBA content

Although it does say that its a Game Boy Color game, there are areas of the game that can only be entered if you are playing on a Game Boy Advance. The only confirmed area in Seasons that I can find are the houses with two doors in them. On the GBC only door can be entered, but on the GBA you can enter the second door and find hidden shops.

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