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the legend of zelda game3.9 out of 5
(246 votes)

Pay tribute to the classic by playing the very first Zelda game! Explore the huge overworld as a young boy in The Legend of Zelda! Defeat enemies, conquer dungeons, and rescue Princess Zelda from the evil Ganon.

The Legend of Zelda is a classic 1986 action adventure game for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The original Zelda game features action packed retro combat where you will take control of a young boy named Link as he attempts to restore peace to the land of Hyrule for the very first time. This is the game that started it all and most items of the series originated with this title. In this open world game, you can to almost any dungeon that do not need a raft. Some dungeons are tougher than others as the game features no level restriction or something similar. However, exploring dungeons and clearing difficult ones are really rewarding. In fact, the game is all about it!

Click inside the screen to activate controls

Arrow Keys – Directional Buttons / Movement
Press “Z” Key – A button
Press “X” Key – B button
Space – Select
Enter – Start

To save your game: hover over the emulator screen and use the icons to save your progress.
Down arrow icon (save), Up arrow icon (load).

There have been 193 likes from 246 votes (78%) in ratings.

Game Controls

Click screen to activate.
= Directions
Z = A   X = B
 enter ↵  = Start
  space   = Select

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