A Boy Named Link – The Legend of Zelda
1986 saw the beginning of one of the most popular gaming series in history, The Legend of Zelda is released on the Nintendo NES. Set in the fantasy land of Hyrule, the game is centred around a boy named Link. The aim of the game is to rescue Princess Zelda, whilst navigating Link through Hyrule, which involves several dungeons, enemies and bosses to defeat as well as secrets to find. The Zelda series is often considered one of the greatest and influential role-playing video game of all time, consisting of 17 official games over all of Nintendo’s major consoles, as well as a number of spin-offs.