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The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Color
93
3.9
Nintendo 3DS
...
5.0
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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!

Screenshots

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color Intro Still 2
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color Playing Minstral
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Game Boy Color Time to kill this creature

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

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The Press Says

Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Color Oct 01, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
RPGFan Game Boy Color Jul 11, 2001 93 out of 100 93
RPGFan Game Boy Color Sep 15, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Gamezone (Germany) Game Boy Color Oct 04, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
Nintendo Life Game Boy Color Feb 09, 2012 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Super Play Game Boy Color Sep, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Color Oct 04, 2001 18 out of 20 90
GamePro (US) Game Boy Color May 22, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendo Master Nintendo 3DS Jul 16, 2013 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Game Boy Color 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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