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Available Now Coming Jul 05, 2012
Reunite the Triforce and send Ganon packing.
Celebrate the Nintendo eShop “8-BIT SUMMER” series with this smash-hit adventure, originally released on the NES™ console in 1987. Ganon, the King of Evil, has broken free of the Dark World and has captured Hyrule’s beloved Princess Zelda. But before she was caught, Zelda™ managed to shatter the Triforce of Wisdom and scatter its eight pieces throughout Hyrule. Begin your adventure by finding a small wooden sword in a dark cave. As you grow in stature, experience and strength, so do your weapons. Help Link™ collect the captured pieces of the Triforce, rescue the princess and thwart Ganon’s evil plans.
This game is only playable in 2D.
This classic game is part of the Virtual Console service, which brings you great games created for consoles such as NES™, Super NES™ and Game Boy™ Advance. See more Virtual Console games for Nintendo 3DS.
May 5, 2017
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