The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

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The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time™ – one of the most critically
acclaimed games ever made –returns on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U™. Set
off on a legendary journey to stop Ganondorf, who has plunged Hyrule
into darkness. Travel through time as child and adult Link™ and
experience Hyrule in peace and war to save the world and protect the


Your quest takes you through dense forests and across wind-whipped
deserts. Swim raging rivers, climb treacherous mountains, dash on
horseback across rolling hills, and delve into dungeons full of
creatures that fight to the finish to put an end to your adventures. As
Link, you'll also travel through time to solve puzzles, save friends,
and right Ganondorf's wrongs with the help from your trusty Ocarina of
Time and the mysterious youth, Sheik.

Visuals and other features

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of Nintendo's most epic challenges ever and one of its most touching stories, and is an absolute must-play for Nintendo fans.
This classic game is part of the Virtual Console service, which brings you great games created for consoles such as NES™, Super NES™ and Game Boy™ Advance. We hope you'll enjoy the new features (including off-TV play) that have been added to this title. See more Virtual Console games for Wii U.

Release Date

Nov 21, 1998




Play Time

26.5 hours

Games in Series



Everyone: Violence

Interesting Facts

  • Ocarina of Time is the first game in The Legend of Zelda series with 3D graphics.
  • The player controls Link in the fantasy land of Hyrule on a quest to stop the evil king Ganondorf, by traveling through time and navigating dungeons and an overworld.
  • The player controls series protagonist Link from a third-person perspective in a three-dimensional world.
  • The control scheme introduced techniques such as context-sensitive actions and a targeting system called “Z-targeting”.
  • The player must learn to play numerous songs on an ocarina to progress.
  • The Ocarina of Time is also used to claim the Master Sword in the Temple of Time.
  • Link befriended all five sages as a child: Saria, Darunia, Ruto, Impa, and Nabooru.

Mod Support


Cheats support




Family/Child Friendly


Virtual Reality Support


Number of maps


Third/First Person

Third person

Game Engine

Unreal Engine 5

Protagonist sex


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