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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Wii)

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Advertising Blurbs

www.nintendo.com - Wii:

    It Hy-Rules!

    Travel through the Light and Dark Worlds in this classic Zelda adventure

    Return to an age of magic and heroes! When an evil magician named Agahnim begins kidnapping young maidens in Hyrule in a quest to break the imprisoning seal on Ganon, a young boy named Link is called upon to stop him. Link must venture into twisting mazes, dungeons, palaces and shadowy forests as he searches for the maidens and Princess Zelda. Traversing both Light and Dark Worlds, he must navigate eight dark dungeons, fighting evil enemies and huge bosses. Help our hero prevent Ganon and Agahnim from shattering Hyrule forever. Whether you are a young knight, a heroine-in-training or a seasoned warrior, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past will delight!

    Learn more about The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past at Zelda.com!

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (54616) on Feb 08, 2007.

www.nintendo.com - SNES:
    Return to an age of magic and heroes! The elegant Princess Zelda calls for Link's help to restore the Triforce and defeat Ganon. When Zelda learns that Ganon has acquired a piece of the Triforce, she hides the remaining pieces in an effort to save Hyrule. Thus, the adventure begins!

    Link's mission to restore the Triforce and search for Princess Zelda allows him to venture into twisting mazes, dungeons, palaces, and shadowy forests. Link precariously maneuvers his way through eight dark dungeons. During his search of Dark World labyrinths, Link gathers magical items and mighty weapons. He must also fight against evil enemies and big bosses. Special items like the power glove, hookshoot, and magic flippers allow Link to be clever and crafty in his quest. As Link, you must prevent Ganon's evil plot from shattering the peaceful Hyrule.

    The Legend of Zelda offers a rich adventure for all gamers. Whether you are a young knight, heroine-in-training, or a seasoned warrior, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past will delight!

    Contributed by Alrightya (312) on Jun 20, 2005.

www.zelda.com – SNES:
    Enter Ganon’s Dark Tower and Attempt to Seal Him within the Dark World Forever.

    An evil sorcerer named Agahnim gains control of Hyrule and uses his power to free Ganon from his prison in the Dark World. After rescuing Princess Zelda from Agahnim’s grasp, Link frees the descendents of the Seven Sages and strengthens the magical seals designed to keep Ganon safely locked away.

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5065) on Mar 27, 2005.

Back of Box (US–Original Release):
    Fantasy and Reality Collide In A Land Of Enchantment

    Venture back to Hyrule and an age of magic and heroes. The predecessors of Link and Zelda face monsters on the march when a menacing magician takes over the kingdom. Only you can prevent his evil plot from shattering the land of Hyrule.

    In your quest, you’ll venture into twisting mazes, dungeons, palaces and shadowy forests. Test your mettle with mighty swords and magical weapons. Or heft a boulder and hurl it at your enemies. If the going gets tough, dive into a river – you can swim to escape! Learn powerful spells, locate magical artifacts and solve the mysteries of the evil magician and the hidden realm of Hyrule.

    This exciting Super NES’ sequel to the Legend Of Zelda® and The Adventure Of Link® uses 16-bit power to create a quest so colorful and detailed you don’t just play it, you live it!

    Includes battery back-up to save your progress.

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5065) on Nov 08, 2004.

Back of "Player's Choice/Million Seller" Box:
    Return to the Land of Hyrule
    and to the Age of Magic and Heroes!

    Player demand for the re-release of this Super NES smash hit couldn't be any higher. In all his glory, Link ventures back to the land of Hyrule. The predecessors of Link and Zelda face monsters on the march when a menacing magician takes over the kingdom. Only you can prevent his evil plot from shattering the peaceful Hyrule. In your quest, you'll venture into twisting mazes, dungeons, palaces and shadowy forests. Test your mettle with might swords and magical weapons. Or heft a boulder and hurl it at your enemies. If the going gets tough, dive into a river - you can swim to escape! Learn powerful spells, locate magical artifacts and solve the mysteries of the evil magician and the hidden realm of Hyrule.

    • Solve challenging puzzles and face might enemies!
    • Test your mettle with mighty swords and magical weapons!
    • Battery-backed memory saves your progress!

    Contributed by James P. Wong (2399) on Sep 25, 2003.