The blog of video game journalist Jeremy Parish,
ToastyFrog GameSpite TeleBunny.net
, has four in-depth, stage-by-stage, exhaustive examinations of classic 8-bit game design: Castlevania
, Castlevania II
, The Legend of Zelda
, and Castlevania III
. They are required reading for prospective game designers. (Complete links inside. Mega Man fans, look here
.) [more inside]
Today is the 25th anniversary
of the release of The Legend of Zelda
. Celebrate by learning about some of its oddities
or watching some commercials!
Merry Christmas from lostlevels.org: An unreleased beta of The Legend of Zelda
! Videos showing it off: 1
. Cutting Room Floor
has documented the differences from the release version.