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35th Anniversary Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda Handheld Announced

Nintendo have announced a 35th Anniversary Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda handheld, and it launches November 12.

The new Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda is launching on November 12 for $49.99.

Here’s a new video for the hardware:

Here’s a rundown on the new hardware:

A collectible Game & Watch system packed with Legend of Zelda classics

With a retro look, legendary flourishes, and the power to save Hyrule, the Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda system is a jam-packed tribute to 35 years of the Legend of Zelda series. Adventure through three iconic classics and enjoy all-new old-school fun with this stylish handheld system.

Play three series-defining games

It’s dangerous to go alone—take these! Revisit some of the most iconic Legend of Zelda games with retro-inspired hardware, perfect for players and collectors alike. Play the English or Japanese versions.

  • The Legend of Zelda – Discover Hyrule and send Ganon packing in the original 1987 game that started it all.
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link – Explore dungeons with side-scrolling gameplay and a sprawling overworld in this sequel from 1988.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Wake the sleeping Wind Fish in the original 1993 Game Boy™ version of the first full-sized Legend of Zelda game for a handheld system.

Pound pests aplenty

Clobber moles in the Game & Watch classic, Vermin—now starring Link.

Heroics of time

In true Game & Watch fashion , the system also includes a handy digital clock and timer, and you can interact with both. Watch as Link explores Hyrule and defeats with a one-of-a-kind interactive clock. Pick up the system and take control whenever you like! The timer features battle scenes from Zelda II: The Adventure of Link. Set and start the timer, then see how many enemies you can defeat.

Show it off

Use the packaging to proudly display this celebration of the history of The Legend of Zelda.

A fresh look for a classic device

The original Game & Watch devices came out in Japan in 1980 and were the first handheld gaming systems created by Nintendo.

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