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The Legend of Zelda (NES)

The Legend of Zelda Screenshots

NES version

The Legend of Zelda NES Title screen

Title screen

The Legend of Zelda NES Title Screen (Famicom Disk System version)

Title Screen (Famicom Disk System version)

The Legend of Zelda NES Title screen (Japanese version)

Title screen (Japanese version)

The Legend of Zelda NES The opening story

The opening story

The Legend of Zelda NES Game management screen

Game management screen

The Legend of Zelda NES Starting a new game

Starting a new game

The Legend of Zelda NES The inventory screen

The inventory screen

The Legend of Zelda NES Explore the land of Hyrule

Explore the land of Hyrule

The Legend of Zelda NES Purchase items to help out on your quest

Purchase items to help out on your quest

The Legend of Zelda NES The entrance to a labyrinth

The entrance to a labyrinth

The Legend of Zelda NES Beginning to explore a labyrinth

Beginning to explore a labyrinth

The Legend of Zelda NES Ah, a key! Could be useful later on...

Ah, a key! Could be useful later on...

The Legend of Zelda NES There are a wide variety of enemies both above and below ground

There are a wide variety of enemies both above and below ground

The Legend of Zelda NES The boomerang can be used to stun enemies for a brief period of time. And it can even kill weaker monsters.

The boomerang can be used to stun enemies for a brief period of time. And it can even kill weaker monsters.

The Legend of Zelda NES Exploring the desert. These enemies can burrow in the sand, and emerge where you least expect it.

Exploring the desert. These enemies can burrow in the sand, and emerge where you least expect it.

The Legend of Zelda NES Some rooms are completely dark, so you need a candle to be able to see what you are doing.

Some rooms are completely dark, so you need a candle to be able to see what you are doing.

The Legend of Zelda NES A fairy is restoring my health.

A fairy is restoring my health.

The Legend of Zelda NES Moving a boulder and finding a hidden stairway.

Moving a boulder and finding a hidden stairway.

The Legend of Zelda NES Enemies that you must strike from behind or from the sides. Otherwise, they will just block your attacks.

Enemies that you must strike from behind or from the sides. Otherwise, they will just block your attacks.

The Legend of Zelda NES This plant-thing called Manhandla is the boss in the third dungeon.

This plant-thing called Manhandla is the boss in the third dungeon.

The Legend of Zelda NES Finding the raft!

Finding the raft!

The Legend of Zelda NES Using the raft to get across the water.

Using the raft to get across the water.

The Legend of Zelda NES A dragon with two heads. He can spit fireballs, so be careful!

A dragon with two heads. He can spit fireballs, so be careful!

The Legend of Zelda NES Link has found another piece of the Triforce!

Link has found another piece of the Triforce!

The Legend of Zelda NES You can explore the land of Hyrule in an almost completely non-linear way. Some items are needed to reach certain places though.

You can explore the land of Hyrule in an almost completely non-linear way. Some items are needed to reach certain places though.

The Legend of Zelda NES Seems like this graveyard is haunted. Let's do an exorcism with my sword!

Seems like this graveyard is haunted. Let's do an exorcism with my sword!

The Legend of Zelda NES If you buy the big shield (you start out with a small one), even fireballs like these can be blocked.

If you buy the big shield (you start out with a small one), even fireballs like these can be blocked.

The Legend of Zelda NES You can blow holes in some walls.

You can blow holes in some walls.

The Legend of Zelda NES Exploring some mountains, trying to kill jumping spiders called tektites.

Exploring some mountains, trying to kill jumping spiders called tektites.

The Legend of Zelda NES The ghostlike wizzrobes can be a real pain to kill. Some of them can teleport, and their attacks do massive damage.

The ghostlike wizzrobes can be a real pain to kill. Some of them can teleport, and their attacks do massive damage.

The Legend of Zelda NES Ghoma must be hit in his eye with an arrow, not as easy as it sounds...

Ghoma must be hit in his eye with an arrow, not as easy as it sounds...

The Legend of Zelda NES Skeletons

Skeletons

The Legend of Zelda NES Spiders

Spiders

The Legend of Zelda NES Ground worms

Ground worms

The Legend of Zelda NES Ogres

Ogres