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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2002)

Zeruda no densetsu: Kaze no takuto (original title)
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After his sister gets kidnapped from their peaceful island, a young boy aims to emulate the Hero of Time by saving her.

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Eiji Aonuma

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Mitsuhiro Takano (screenplay), Hajime Takahashi (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nate Bihldorff Nate Bihldorff ... Salvatore (voice)
Osamu Hosoi Osamu Hosoi ... (voice)
Asami Imai Asami Imai ... (voice)
Eiji Maruyama Eiji Maruyama ... King of Red Lions / King Hyrule (voice)
Sachi Matsumoto Sachi Matsumoto ... Link / Aryll (voice)
Hironori Miyata Hironori Miyata ... Tingle (voice)
Takashi Nagasako Takashi Nagasako ... Ganondorf (voice) (as Takeshi Nagasako)
Hikari Tachibana Hikari Tachibana ... Princess Zelda / Tetra (voice)
Chiaki Takahashi Chiaki Takahashi ... Medli (voice)
Takeharu Ônishi Takeharu Ônishi ... (voice) (as Takeharu Ohnishi)
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Storyline

Hundreds of years after Ocarina of Time, The Wind Waker follows the story of a child named Link. On his 12th birthday, his sister, Aryll, is kidnapped, and the boy sets out on a quest to find her. Little does he know that he is part of a bigger story-one that could change the future of his world. Written by Anonymous

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Adventure is in the wind... See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | German | Spanish | English

Release Date:

24 March 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Black and White (some scenes)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Staircases in the latter parts of the game appear to use ramp collision instead of the standard stair programming seen in earlier stairs in the game. See more »

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Among the best of Zelda games
10 June 2003 | by elflad13See all my reviews

I think "The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker" deserves a place right alongside "Ocarina of Time". A vast amount of people who call themselves 'fans' downed this game for a couple of reasons that I have read from previous reviews: they hated the graphics and they hated the fact that it actually takes TIME to sail around the ocean. I, personally, thought the game was beautiful to look at. Besides, who wants the same old thing every time? Cel-shading was a very wise and unique move, and I love the characters' facial expressions in this game, something you didn't see much of in the previous Zelda games. And as far as sailing on the ocean goes, I enjoyed the scenery. It DID get a little dull at times, especially sailing from one end of the screen to the other with no warp song accessible. But nevertheless, it didn't take any enjoyment of the game away from me. Exploring the towns was nice, and fighting the bosses was very entertaining. The game isn't too long, though it took me about a week and a half to beat it because I was in college at the time I had purchased it. Overall, "The Wind Waker" is an outstanding game and offers the player many extensive, entertaining hours of gameplay. 10/10


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