Legend of Zelda: The – Link’s Awakening is the first version of The Legend of Zelda series on the handheld gaming platform. It was released by Nintendo on Game Boy in 1993, and on Game Boy Color in 1998. The difference of this game compared to the previous versions is that it removed some familiar characters (Princess Zelda or Triforce), and focuses on the adventures of the main character – Link. Besides, the context of the game is also changed. In the game, you will do the task in Koholint island instead of Hyrule.
The story began when Link’s boat got an accident on the sea. After that, he was taken to a mysterious island named Koholin, which is protected by a god named Wind Fish. To return to the land, Link had to collect eight legendary instruments for waking up Wind Fish and ask the god for help. However, collecting musical instruments will not be simple because they are hidden at various locations on the island as well as being guarded by monsters. To reach the location of these items, players will have to overcome many dungeons and complete various puzzles.
In Legend of Zelda: The – Link’s Awakening, you have to control Link and complete many challenges to end the game. During the journey, you receive support and instructions from many NPC appearing along the way. The missions of the game will correspond to many different stages. There will be battles with bosses in each stage. In particular, battles with bosses will take place in a room. You have yo move smartly to defeat them. In addition to facing the boss, you also have to fight with many monsters in each dungeon or overcome the traps. Besides, some stages will focus on intellectual challenges, or bring riddles with different content to answer. After completing challenges, players will collect support items or special items to go to the next stage. Besides, Legend of Zelda: The – Link’s Awakening still brings familiar weapons systems and support items for players. In the early stages, Link’s basic weapon is a long sword and a shield. However, you can use some other weapons to fight enemies such as bombs or arrows.