The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019 video game)

2019 remake of the 1993 video game

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is an action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch. It was developed by Grezzo and published by Nintendo.

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
Developer(s)Grezzo
Publisher(s)Nintendo
Director(s)Mikiharu Oiwa
Producer(s)Eiji Aonuma
Artist(s)Masaki Yasuda
Composer(s)Ryo Nagamatsu
SeriesThe Legend of Zelda
Platform(s)Nintendo Switch
ReleaseSeptember 20, 2019
Genre(s)Action-adventure game
Mode(s)Single-player

Link's Awakening is a remake of the 1993 game for the Game Boy.

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Result Ref
2019 2019 Game Critics Awards Best Console Game Nominated [1]
Best Action/Adventure Game Nominated
Gamescom 2019 Best Action-Adventure Game Nominated [2][3]
Best Nintendo Switch Game Won
2019 Golden Joystick Awards Nintendo Game of the Year Nominated [4]
The Game Awards 2019 Best Art Direction Nominated [5]
Best Action/Adventure Game Nominated
2020 New York Game Awards Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake Nominated [6]
23rd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards Adventure Game of the Year Nominated [7]
NAVGTR Awards Gameplay Design, Franchise Won [8][9]
Game, Classic Revival Nominated
Original Light Mix Score, Franchise Won
16th British Academy Games Awards Music Pending [10]
SXSW Gaming Awards Excellence in Art Pending [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nunneley, Stephany (June 27, 2019). "E3 2019 Game Critics Awards – Final Fantasy 7 Remake wins Best of Show". VG247. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  2. Milligan, Mercedes (August 15, 2019). "Gamescom Award 2019 Nominees Revealed". Animation Magazine. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  3. Mamiit, Aaron (August 25, 2019). "PlayStation 4 exclusive Dreams takes home Best of Gamescom 2019 award". Digital Trends. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  4. "Golden Joystick Awards 2019". GamesRadar+. Archived from the original on September 28, 2019. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  5. Weber, Rachel (November 19, 2019). "All The Game Awards nominations for 2019". GamesRadar+. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  6. Sheehan, Gavin (January 2, 2020). "The New York Game Awards Announces 2020 Nominees". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  7. Chalk, Andy (January 13, 2020). "Control and Death Stranding get 8 nominations each for the 2020 DICE Awards". PC Gamer. Retrieved January 18, 2020.
  8. "2019 Nominees". National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers. January 13, 2020. Retrieved January 18, 2020.
  9. "2019 Winners". National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers. February 24, 2020. Retrieved February 25, 2020.
  10. Stuart, Keith (March 3, 2020). "Death Stranding and Control dominate Bafta games awards nominations". The Guardian. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  11. Grayshadow (February 17, 2020). "2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees Revealed". NoobFeed. Retrieved February 18, 2020.