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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is an action-adventure game in the Zelda series. It's the seventeenth game and spiritual successor to the 1991 game The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. A more open adventure with a novel world-jumping mechanic makes this an unusual and popular game in the series.
If you enjoyed The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, there are other games in the The Legend of Zelda franchise you should try. Unfortunately, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 22/11/2013
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Genres: Action, Adventure (Collecting, Fighting and Simulation)
Accessibility: 18 features
Components: 2D Overhead, Hand-Made and Open World
Developer: Nintendo (@Nintendo)
Costs: Purchase cost
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