The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for Nintendo 3DS
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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

Jun 19, 2011
9.50
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Developer: Nintendo
Content Rating: Everyone10+

Summary

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is a must-have single player Action-Adventure game for the Nintendo 3DS. A reimagining of the original Nintendo 64 classic, the game features the full original game graphically overhauled in the glasses-free 3D made possible by the Nintendo 3DS. Along with this, the game includes all-new new challenges unique to this release, including a master quest, a new Boss Challenge mode that allows for flexibility in how you face bosses and in-game video segments.r.

Gamer Reviews

176886 Reviews
9.76
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Sep 14, 2021

Perfect

Mike DH
10.00
Aug 31, 2021

The best remake of all time

Artur
9.50
May 9, 2021

The perfect example of a good remake. It enhances amazingly the experience from the original game. The graphics look amazing on the 3DS, the second screen and the gyroscope are really cleverly used.

The music is fantastic, the story (remains untouched from the N64 version) is captivating and the controls, on a newer hardware, are much better than the first release's. The new controls even make the most painful parts much more fun — you don't have to fight the items menu anymore, you can focus on solving dungeon puzzles.

It's a very immersive experience, even more than the original version. And it's interesting from start to finish. Definitely a must-play for any adventure games fan.

Critic Reviews

34 Reviews
9.25
Game TrailersJun 22, 2011
Ocarina is a game that stands the test of time. It's a great showcase of the system's 3D capabilities, and a definite must own for a starved library devoid of any real killer apps.
Brett ElstonAug 23, 2012
Finally, a small but extremely welcome alteration is the text display speed; the N64 version plodded along very slowly, and if you hit B to skip proceed faster, it often blasted through the entire conversation instead of just that one dialog box. Now, text moves much faster, getting you in and out of long conversations more quickly.
Griffin McElroyJun 17, 2011
Despite its somewhat flat soundscape, Ocarina of Time 3D is a brilliant version of an already brilliant game, and is easily the strongest title on the fledgling 3DS platform. It sets a new standard for modern remakes of past-generation titles, proving that there's absolutely nothing wrong with a publisher capitalizing on gamers' nostalgia, so long as they can find a developer who loves the source material just as much as -- if not more than -- we do.

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