14 Behind-The-Scenes Zelda Facts
35 years ago, Nintendo released a funky little dungeon explorer featuring a sword-wielding, IED-planting Peter Pan lookalike. Creator Shigeru Miyamoto managed to pack an unbelievable amount of adventure into 128 kilobytes – which he's expanded impressively, into Breath of the Wild's whopping 84-square kilometer map.
But let's go back to Zelda's roots. Here are a few facts from early in the franchise's life and development. For example: our research suggests that Zelda is actually the girl?? Mr. Miyamoto, you are full of surprises!