The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Hands-On at E3 2019

  • Published: 12 June 2019
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a remake of the classic Game Boy RPG. Coming to Nintendo Switch September 20th, it's looking like a perfect revamp for those that loved the original, or are coming to it for the first time.

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Comments • 183

    BIG BOSS  4 months back

    2:50 that bitch back there
    has some nice thighs

    • Bad Company
      Bad Company  4 months back

      I sold all my consoles. When they quit with the old games, I might get back into gaming. Need new games not remakes and same old mess.

      • MuZeSiCk77
        MuZeSiCk77  4 months back

        Too young to have played the original...

        • Jason Charles
          Jason Charles  4 months back

          Prediction: Link to the Past will be next followed by the Oracle games and I don’t care if they use the same assets.

          • Lis Nikoliqi
            Lis Nikoliqi  4 months back

            Looks like some fan made Unreal Engine game.

            • TheVJProduction
              TheVJProduction  4 months back

              No love for Oracle of ages or season. Dam shame.

              • CrossRoads
                CrossRoads  4 months back

                When I take a look back at A link to the past, the graphics have aged amazingly well. While it’s a masterpiece alone and my favorite game in the series, I’d love to see a remake.

                • Jes F
                  Jes F  4 months back

                  Sound so much like a british Linus Tech Tips

                  • Sebastian Hahn
                    Sebastian Hahn  4 months back

                    botw sequel and this? I think I'll get myself Switch for Christmas.

                    • —
                        4 months back

                      do it

                  • Cook Boss
                    Cook Boss  4 months back

                    A must cop!!!

                    • Kannan Chock
                      Kannan Chock  4 months back

                      feeling nostalgic, cant wait to get this

                      • Vegesther
                        Vegesther  4 months back

                        While i would play this version i can't since paying $299.99 for the switch itself i just can't afford and the original game i only got like 6 hours out of it so i'm waiting for the switch to get a major price drop if it will eventually cost $120.00 at that price i could easily afford the system itself.

                        • Yudi Seda
                          Yudi Seda  4 months back

                          The green character is Zelda. Who the hell is Link

                          • R.C.B.
                            R.C.B.  4 months back

                            The green character is Link

                        • Daven Watts
                          Daven Watts  4 months back

                          Man this dude is soft

                          • Steven Hart
                            Steven Hart  4 months back

                            How can they charge $60 for this?! It looks fun but i doubt it has enough hours of gameplay to justify that price.

                            • R.C.B.
                              R.C.B.  4 months back

                              You'll be surprised

                          • Muk Bang
                            Muk Bang  4 months back

                            Will this be released on the Soulja console?? 🤔

                            • chris_zueger
                              chris_zueger  4 months back

                              Where did you get your hat from?

                            • tallperson117
                              tallperson117  4 months back

                              Gosh I LOVE the art style.

                              • Cripout247
                                Cripout247  4 months back

                                Definitely best looking zelda game to date way better looking than windwaker & breath of the wild aka no man's land no dungeons & them shrines got old & play'd out af lol i'm so hyped for this game day 1 purchase for sure

                                • iSupermanCKi
                                  iSupermanCKi  4 months back

                                  Isn't every remake for old and new players?

                                  • Chris Mack
                                    Chris Mack  4 months back

                                    This was put together very well, Nick Summers. Great vid!

                                    • Bryan Seay
                                      Bryan Seay  4 months back

                                      Did you say its 2 players?

                                      • Taylor
                                        Taylor  4 months back

                                        But can we get A Link to the Past tho?

                                        • Taylor
                                          Taylor  4 months back

                                          @Kevin Flores I can't say that counts tho. It's a sequel, and it's not on the Switch.

                                        • Kevin Flores
                                          Kevin Flores  4 months back

                                          Taylor we kinda did with Link Between worlds

                                      • Ignacio Guerrero
                                        Ignacio Guerrero  4 months back

                                        Very nice. Now, A Link to the Past.

                                        • Paddy O'Prey
                                          Paddy O'Prey  4 months back

                                          I hope that The Minish Cap will get the same treatment some day.

                                          • Paddy O'Prey
                                            Paddy O'Prey  4 months back

                                            Kevin Flores 😁 Indeed. It’s quite the overlooked gem in the series IMO.

                                          • Kevin Flores
                                            Kevin Flores  4 months back

                                            Paddy O'Prey omg yesss and see Elzo and Vatii in a new way!

                                        • newyorkmeable
                                          newyorkmeable  4 months back

                                          i want someone to remake beyond oasis.. also i wish these games were for ps4 :(

                                          • Samot Oremor
                                            Samot Oremor  4 months back

                                            kill me

                                            • Pete Farx
                                              Pete Farx  4 months back

                                              An anagram of your name is mortar moose. Instead of having someone kill you, I suggest fulfilling your birth destiny and blowing up some Canadian wildlife.

                                          • KiTT FOXXE
                                            KiTT FOXXE  4 months back


                                            • Jesse Ling
                                              Jesse Ling  4 months back

                                              I played the original back in 6th grade

                                              • Lunova
                                                Lunova  4 months back

                                                I see their strat now. Just release DS quality games for the switch and charge 60 dollars. I love Link's awakening, but it's not 60 dollars anymore even with these graphical changes. I also feel bad the for DS player base who bough all of these new DS' they release every month because they just aren't going to make games for them anymore. I'm not a graphics snob, but there's not reason the game should look that mediocre on their newest gen system.

                                                • Made Darma Wijaya
                                                  Made Darma Wijaya  4 months back

                                                  luv it <3 i need harvestmoon that looks like this~

                                                  • Elliott Slamovich
                                                    Elliott Slamovich  4 months back


                                                    • Jared Sowers
                                                      Jared Sowers  4 months back

                                                      Dang this looks great! I hope they do the rest of the GBC series

                                                      • codetaku -
                                                        codetaku -  4 months back

                                                        A little bit "younger"? You look five years older than me, dude, and I played the DX (color) version of this game when it first came out.

                                                        Edit: I checked up on it and you're only 1 year older than me, but the point stands: you are in no terms too young to have played this game.

                                                        • 10-year-old Boy
                                                          10-year-old Boy  4 months back

                                                          This is in the news? SMH.

                                                          • Cap'n Slipp
                                                            Cap'n Slipp  4 months back

                                                            It's also for a 3rd type of person: People who played it a little back when the original GameBoy was new, and have been meaning to go back and play through it for decades, now all the more tantalizing with modern graphics (i.e. people like me).

                                                            • steve119md
                                                              steve119md  4 months back

                                                              Pathetic nerds can't make good games so they rehatch

                                                              • Ahmed Nauman Tariq
                                                                Ahmed Nauman Tariq  4 months back

                                                                The game is really cute.
                                                                And so is the girl at the back.

                                                                • Odin Oldman
                                                                  Odin Oldman  4 months back

                                                                  This looks great. :)

                                                                  • ICEMANZIDANE
                                                                    ICEMANZIDANE  4 months back

                                                                    Nintendo is just hilarious. Sony for example delivers brand new IPs which typically end up being genre leading cause the Sony exclusives are ridiculously high quality.

                                                                    Nintendo: 3645374 Super Mario Game or remaster ...
                                                                    but the Nintendo fanboys will buy it anyways.

                                                                    Btw, Nintendo is not even able to make AAA exclusives like Sony cause it wouldnt run on their machine, so this means that Nintendo didnt have new big IPs in mind when designing their machine

                                                                    • spare mobius
                                                                      spare mobius  4 months back

                                                                      I don't even normally defend this sort of thing, but what are you talking about?
                                                                      AAA just means (from google) "video games produced and distributed by a mid-sized or major publisher, typically having higher development and marketing budgets." Most gamers would say it is a well established game franchise (ex: Mario, Metroid, Zelda, Final Fantasy, God of War, Halo, etc.) by a well established big name company who has been in the industry a while, which is pretty much the same thing, minus the fact if you go by Google's definition, then anything Nintendo makes is automatically AAA.
                                                                      It doesn't have to have cutting edge graphics that push everything to the limit for a system trying to render something like 4K ultra high definition at realtime speeds maintaining 60 FPS or something, so how does that have anything to do with Nintendo's machine not being able to run it? Nintendo has some of the biggest IPs in gaming, period, could they perhaps do more with those? Yes of course, but they do not by any means have a lack of big IPs to work with.

                                                                      Is the switch not as powerful as PS4 or Xbone? No, it is not as good based purely on specs, but I don't really feel that Nintendo has truly tried to compete with Sony or Xbox since Gamecube to be honest. They kinda were like okay you guys fight over who has the prettiest and shiniest console, we'll be over here doing our own thing. Then Nintendo doubled down on the family fun aspect, they have by far more things you can play co-op in the same room with other people than probably the other 2 combined. So no, they might not be able to hit the highest graphical milestones, and the specs may be lower in terms of pure hardware power, but they still have a ton of strong AAA games, not just that, but they are also fun, which is the most important part of a game, because if you fail that, no amount of shiny graphics will save you. It might get you a few looks, but word will get out fast how terrible/mediocre it is.

                                                                      I have always been a Sony fanboy since the PS1 came out, but you know, I can count how many games I own for PS4 that I have enjoyed on one hand, they just aren't as fun, or not worth buying if you don't care about/cant use online pvp. They just don't focus on single player story driven or co-op as much anymore, hell I bought my PS4 for FF15 and KH3, FF15 was amusing but underwhelming it felt unfinished, and I have heard so much about KH3 being so meh, I have yet to really give enough craps to go buy it, I'll wait for the sale.
                                                                      Meanwhile my WiiU has probably about the same amount of games, but I have only disliked 1 of them, and honestly the WiiU has gotten way more use than the PS4 has simply because it is fun to play in groups or at parties, good old fashioned co-op fun and also a lot easier to transport.

                                                                  • Avarosa
                                                                    Avarosa  4 months back

                                                                    Should also release on mobile with those kinds of graphics...

                                                                    • Heebs
                                                                      Heebs  4 months back

                                                                      One of my favorite Zelda's. Day 1 buy for me!

                                                                      • Fritzi Lang
                                                                        Fritzi Lang  4 months back

                                                                        This feels like it should be on the 3DS.

                                                                        • JTSharkAttack
                                                                          JTSharkAttack  4 months back

                                                                          I have this game on Gameboy

                                                                          • Ryan Ellison
                                                                            Ryan Ellison  4 months back

                                                                            My only nit-pick is how abruptly Link turns. Like, he snaps to eight directions, and It's weirdly off putting to me.

                                                                            • Emperor Gao Zu
                                                                              Emperor Gao Zu  4 months back

                                                                              Minish cap 2

                                                                              • Mazin Alzadjali
                                                                                Mazin Alzadjali  4 months back

                                                                                Trash game

                                                                                • Richard Smith
                                                                                  Richard Smith  4 months back

                                                                                  A link to the past would be better, but this is good.