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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Nintendo Switch)

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a Nintendo Switch remake of the Game Boy game, Link's Awakening. It was officially announced during a Nintendo Direct on February 13, 2019.[1]

Changes and Additions


  • The game now features HD, 3D graphics and has a different art direction.


  • Link can now slash his Sword in eight angles instead of the traditional four directions of the Game Boy D-pad.
  • Link can use Roc's Feather in conjunction with both the Sword and Shield at the same time.
  • Kanalet Castle now has ledges where Link can drop off for easier and quicker navigation.
  • The overworld no longer has screen transitions as areas are loaded in their entirety.

Other Changes



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Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ゼルダの伝説 夢をみる島 (Zeruda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima) The Legend of Zelda: The Dreaming Island


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  1. Nintendo, Nintendo Direct 2.13.2019, YouTube (Video), published February 13, 2019, retrieved February 13, 2019.
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