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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (Wii)

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Trivia

It was named #155 out of 200 of the "Greatest Games of Their Time" by EGM Issue #200 (Feb. 2006).

Contributed by Big John WV (25282) on Dec 14, 2008. -- edit trivia



The song Ballad of the Wind Fish previously appeared in another Zelda title: Link's Awakening.

Contributed by Mark Ennis (130) on Jan 26, 2008. -- edit trivia



In the MTV animated series Undergrads, the game's black countdown screen (which greets you at the beginning of each dawn, provided you're not in a dungeon) was parodied with the words "72 HOURS UNTIL THE END OF FRESHMEN YEAR" in the season finale.

Contributed by Mark Ennis (130) on Oct 13, 2007. -- edit trivia



Both this game and The Minish Cap are the only Zelda games in which Ganon/Ganondorf doesn't appear, not counting Link's Awakening in which the shape-shifting final boss assumes his form briefly.

Contributed by Mark Ennis (130) on Aug 05, 2007. -- edit trivia



As with Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask was meant to be released for the 64DD add-on, but eventually got crammed into cartridge format.

Contributed by Zovni (9360) on Sep 26, 2006. -- edit trivia



This game marks the first appearance of Tingle, the strange man who thinks he is a fairy.

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Several persons, items and music from "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" return in this game, in either the same or a different role.

Contributed by Tiago Jacques (158) on Jul 27, 2004. -- edit trivia



1001 Video Games

The N64 version of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask was voted #68 in the Top 100 Games of All Time poll published by Game Informer Magazine (Issue 100, August 2001).

Contributed by PCGamer77 (3028) on Jul 28, 2001. [revised by : FatherJack (34747)]. -- edit trivia