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Two Worlds Collide on the Nintendo 3DS in the Legend of Zelda: a Link Between Worlds-Out 22nd November

Two Worlds Collide on the Nintendo 3DS in the Legend of Zelda: a Link Between 
Worlds-Out 22nd November 
Thwart the evil Yuga, save the seven sages and restore harmony to the
kingdom of Hyrule 
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 11/01/13 -- Prepare to
set foot on the magical soil of Hyrule once more when The Legend of
Zelda: A Link Between Worlds launches on 22nd November for the
Nintendo 3DS family of consoles. As a follow-up to the 1991 Super NES
classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, get ready to conquer
new dungeons, fresh puzzles, and experience new gameplay mechanics
which open up the way Link explores Hyrule and the foreign land of
Lorule, a corrupted, parallel version of Hyrule. 
The story begins in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds with
an ominous threat looming over Hyrule. A mysterious, wizardly figure
named Yuga has been appearing throughout the land, transforming the
kingdom's seven sages into paintings and spiriting them away into
another world. With the future of Hyrule at stake, Link must
therefore step into the unknown realm of Lorule and stop Yuga's
nefarious plans in order to restore peace and harmony to his home
world. 
During a journey of discovery in both Hyrule and Lorule, Link will
meet characters familiar to fans of The Legend of Zelda series, such
as Princess Zelda and the elder of Kakariko Village, Sahasrahla, as
well as new figures central to the storyline such as the travelling
merchant Ravio, and the mystical figure of Hilda, the Princess of
Lorule. Appearing for the first time in the series, little is known
about Ravio, the item vendor who sets up shop in Link's house and
provides our hero with a helpful bracelet... Via Ravio's shop,
players can now choose to buy or rent key items early on in the
adventure, allowing greater freedom to explore dungeons in any order
over the course of the game. Whether it's freezing foes in their
tracks with the Ice Rod, or floating upwards with the Tornado Rod,
many items will be pivotal to progressing through the fiendishly
designed dungeons players will encounter. 
Thanks to Ravio's bracelet, Link is able to transform into a drawing
and walk along walls, and this ability brings a new dimension to the
table when solving puzzles, as by merging with walls, players can see
obstacles fr
om different angles and are able to discover new
features. But beware - Link can only merge with walls for a limited
amount of time, so ensure that once the energy gauge is depleted, he
is not in any imminent danger! 
For those exploring the detailed worlds of Hyrule and Lorule, a
variety of subquests and minigames are on hand to earn rewards in the
form of rupees or extra heart containers. Treacherous Tower involves
Link fighting his way through numerous floors filled with a variety
of enemies via three difficulty levels, while Octoball Derby sees
Link step up to bat in a baseball-inspired minigame situated in
Lorule where rupees are earned by smashing pots and knocking over
enemies littering the field. For those who can't put down this latest
title in The Legend of Zelda series, once a player has completed the
main game, a Hero Mode will be unlocked, in which Link takes greater
damage from enemies when hit. Intrepid explorers may even find a
small hidden extra waiting to be found somewhere in Lorule during a
second play through...  
Thwart the evil Yuga and restore peace and harmony to Hyrule when The
Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds releases on 22nd November for
the Nintendo 3DS family of consoles. For all Zelda fans wanting to
show off their allegiance to the Triforce, don't forget that The
Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Limited Edition Nintendo 3DS
XL console also arrives on the same day, including a download code to
purchase the game directly from Nintendo eShop, and emblazoned with a
double Triforce design across the console's shell.  
For further details: 
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds website:
http://nintendo.co.uk/alinkbetweenworlds 
The Legend of Zelda Hub: http://www.nintendo.co.uk/zelda 
Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour: http://guidedtour.nintendo.co.uk 
Nintendo 3DS (UK) on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo3DSUK 
Nintendo UK on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/NintendoUK 
Nintendo of Europe on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nintendoeurope 
Nintendo UK on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nintendouk 
Nintendo UK Online Store http://store.nintendo.co.uk  
About Nintendo 3DS: 
Nintendo 3DS offers Parental Controls so that parents can control the
level of 3D their children can view on the Nintendo 3DS as well as
the content they can access. Nintendo 3DS also features a 3D depth
slider which lets players turn off or adjust the level of 3D they
want on the 3D Screen, two built-in screens for different
functionality, a Circle Pad which provides a full 360 degrees of
direction, a built-in motion sensor and gyro sensor. It is equipped
with three cameras (two of which are facing outwards to allow the
taking of 3D pictures), houses a 2GB/4GB SD Memory Card and is
compatible with AR Cards which come packaged with Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo 3DS is also backwards compatible with all existing Nintendo
DS games, which can be played in 2D on your Nintendo 3DS system. 
www.nintendo3ds.co.uk 
About Nintendo: 
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment,
Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets
hardware and software for its Wii U(TM) and Wii(TM) home consoles,
Nintendo 3DS(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM) family of portable systems.
Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System(TM),
Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 655
million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii
U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi(TM) and Nintendo DSi
XL(TM), as well as the Game Boy(TM), Game Boy Advance(TM), Super
NES(TM), Nintendo 64(TM) and Nintendo GameCube(TM) systems. It has
also created industry icons that have become well-known, household
names such as Mario(TM), Donkey Kong(TM), Metroid(TM), Zelda(TM) and
Pokemon(TM). A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in
Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as
headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.
Contacts:
Nintendo UK
http://www.nintendo.co.uk