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E3 2021: Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda revealed

By Jack Taylor – 16 June 2021

A special Game & Watch featuring three classic Zelda games and a new version of Game & Watch: Vermin will be released in November.

Announced during the Nintendo Direct at E3 2021, the Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda handheld features three classic adventures: The Legend of Zelda (NES); Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES); and The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Game Boy). It also includes a special version of Game & Watch: Vermin with Link as a playable character.

Additionally, a digital clock based on The Legend of Zelda and a timer based on Zelda II are included, and can be interacted with by controlling Link.

Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda launches on 12 November.

Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda: This new retro-inspired Game & Watch system includes three classic games in the Legend of Zelda series - The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - as well as a special version of Game & Watch classic Vermin starring Link as a playable character. A playable digital clock based on The Legend of Zelda and a playable timer themed after Zelda II: The Adventure of Link are also included. Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda launches on Nov. 12 at a suggested retail price of $49.99.

The Legend of Zelda

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