Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link---From the NES to the GBA

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The Legend of Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link is a follow-up to the prequel The Legend of Zelda for the NES. Now released on the GBA, everyone can finally have the chance to play such a wonderful game. Some people discriminate this game due to the opinion that is so different from the original Legend of Zelda, but I personally find it a better game that is much more intruiging to play.

Here is the prolouge: (Copied from the Adventure of Link instruction booklet) Though the hero Link defeated Ganon and rescued Princess Zelda, Hyrule remained plagued with evil. In the passing seasons, the power that Ganon had left behind, as well as his remaining underlings, were once again causing chaos and disorder throughout the kingdom. Ganon's servants hope to revive their master by sacrificing Link and sprinkling his blood on Ganon's ashes. One day, as Link approached his sixteenth birthday, a strange mark shaped ike the crest of the kingdom appeared on the back of his hand.

The worried Link consulted Impa, Princess Zelda's elderly nursemaid. Shocked and frightened, Impa took Link to the North Castle to explain the legend behind the mark. Only the descendants of the Impa family who served under the king knew how to open the door to the North Castle. On an altar in the middle of the room lay a beautiful woman, Princess Zelda. Impa began to explain the Legend of Zelda... "Long ago, when Hyrule was once kingdom, a great ruler maintained the peace in hyrule using the Triforce. After the king died, the prince of the kingdom should have become king and inherited everything, but he could only inherit the Triforce in part. The prince searched everywhere for the missing parts, but could not find them. A wizard close...