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21 Feb, 4 tweets, 3 min read
Today we’re celebrating Zelda’s 35th anniversary with a look at how the Nintendo series has changed and impacted our lives.

In our first story, author Keema Waterfield writes about sharing her love of the game with her 5-year-old daughter. #zelda35th 1/
The release of the Zelda prequel ‘Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’
held a lot of promise but came with some disappointment—at least that’s the opinion of our reviewer. What did you think? #zelda35th 2/
What’s fun about the Zelda franchise is how it has changed and expanded. Proof of that can be found in ‘Link's Awakening’ which abandons most of the elements of the series, yet it remains itself even as it reassembles into a new form. #zelda35th 3/ wired.com/story/links-aw…
But if you’ve ever wanted to get lost in a game, ‘Breath of the Wild’ is the adventure for you. This experience helps you understand that losing your way is a universal human experience, but it's not without its pleasures. #zelda35th 4/

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