Early Screenshots & Commentary

| August 5, 2012

The screenshots on this page were assembled by Fizzboing. The commentary was compiled from feedback by members of The Cutting Room Floor’s forums, including GoldS, Xkeeper, Sponty, xdaniel, Reimu, and Bloodstar, some of whom previously contributed to my similar features on A Link to the Past and the Oracles series. Onto the Screenshots! First of […]

Staff List Interview

| May 4, 2011

The following interview is taken from the Shogakukan Link’s Awakening guide. The guide also features a brief prologue to Link’s Awakening, revealing Link’s whereabouts and activities prior to his Koholint adventures. The staff who worked on The Legend of Zelda – Link’s Awakening are largely the same group of people who did the previous title. […]


| May 1, 2011

The page that follows is the prologue for Link’s Awakening, included in the Shogakukan guide. It reveals Link’s whereabouts and activities prior to his Koholint adventures. The guide also features a series of small questionnaires filled out by members of the development team. The hero, Link, who had restored peace to Hyrule, wrested from the […]

Staff Questionnaire

| March 1, 2011

Did you know that Miyamoto has nightmares about Zelda? That Tarin was supposed to pop out of a treasure chest? That Totakeke has secrets he won’t tell us? That Bucket Mouse was a mistranslation? The official Japanese Link’s Awakening guide contains a developer questionnaire in which the team members discuss their role in creating the […]