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A Link Between Worlds
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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.

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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 22/11/2013

Out Now: 3DS and 2DS

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

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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