What you need to know

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening will be released on September 20, 2019.
  • The game is headed to Nintendo Switch.
  • It's a remake of the Game Boy classic, with a new dungeon building mechanic.

Nintendo has finally revealed the release date for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: September 20, 2019.

The title, which Nintendo revealed earlier this year, is a remake of the original game for Game Boy. But it's not a direct 1:1 remake; Nintendo is actually adding new dungeon building mechanics called Chamber Dungeons.

In the short gameplay shown off by Nintendo, a player is shown stringing together a series of rooms to form a larger dungeon. Once players complete these dungeons, theyearn rewards.

The game looks as delightful as ever thanks to its cartoon-ish graphics. There's an irresistible charm, which is already overwhelming considering this is a Zelda title.

Before Zelda: Link's Awakening is released, players can experience another Zelda game, Cadence of Hyrule, when it launches on June 13.

Masterpiece remade

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Explore dungeons and go fishing

Experience one of Nintendo's most underrated Zelda games when The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is released this September for Nintendo Switch. The upcoming title is a remake of the Game Boy classic and features a new dungeon building mechanic, which players can complete to earn rewards.

Get your game on

Check out these other Nintendo Switch accessories and consoles to get your game on.

Nintendo Switch ($299 at Amazon)

If you want to play The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, the only way you can do so is if you buy a Nintendo Switch. The portable console is home to some of the best games on the market and is a must-own for any video game fan.

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller ($49 at Amazon)

The Pro Controller from Nintendo is the best way to play on your Nintendo Switch. It features a comfortable design, Amiibo support, and excellent battery life.

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