In pictures: We celebrate the 25th anniversary of ...
Eleven months later, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link hit shelves in the Famicom format. It was roughly around this time that the original Zelda game hit North America on the NES, but Japanese gamers were already cutting their teeth on the second instalment. It's a direct sequel to the original game — Zelda's back, as is the Triforce, archetypal baddie Ganon and other Zelda stalwarts.
In pictures: We celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda