This, children, is why we can't have anything good these days.

#1 Posted by Pepsiman (2768 posts) -

Link: The Faces of Evil has a lot of problems. Make no mistake about it. There is indeed a reason as to why the game and its other CD-i cohorts aren't exactly a part of the official canon these days. Recently, however, I think I found the root of all of the issues. It's not the gameplay, the cutscenes, the voice acting or any of that stuff. No, I present to you all the real culprit below:

Just look at Link's face in that ending screenshot. Just what sort of demonic thing is he really thinking about? Clearly, something is pleasing him and he's not letting the rest of us in on it. I think it's the fact that we're left never knowing what's happening in his psyche, what dastardly things he's pondering at that moment, really, that makes the game as bad as it is. Agree? Disagree? Discuss.
#2 Posted by doomguy77 (34 posts) -

I lol'd but, dude ... why?  And how did you even find this?

#3 Posted by Jimi (1148 posts) -


#4 Edited by JackiJinx (3255 posts) -


 Link's a player
#5 Posted by doomguy77 (34 posts) -

#6 Posted by RelentlessKnight (1131 posts) -

I totally know what Link is thinking about but this is a family-related forum...

#7 Posted by Shadow (5110 posts) -

 Gee, it sure is boring around here.
#8 Posted by shanchett99 (168 posts) -
and as link and squadala man's eyes met, they shared the same thoughts. both with a smile to scare a child,they planned. with 2 men,1 women, 1 carpet, a new creature was born....1carpet1girl.
#9 Posted by demontium (5084 posts) -
@doomguy77 said:
#10 Posted by natetodamax (19421 posts) -

wat is this i dont even

#11 Posted by Driadon (3085 posts) -

Lets all be honest here: buttsecks

#12 Posted by Bucketdeth (8235 posts) -

Haha, I loved when AVGN reviewed these.

#13 Posted by JackiJinx (3255 posts) -

To give this thread a more serious reply, Link's not the only one that's creepy. I think his journey seriously affected him. For instance, 

 One "happy" pig

 His happy rear

 His happy...umm...

 Oh god, Link! What have you done?!
#14 Posted by Emandudeguyperson (2750 posts) -

*Waits for somebody to post a Zelda related Youtube Poop*

#15 Posted by Pepsiman (2768 posts) -
@JackiJinx: True, when you put it that way, then Link's insanity is understandable. Perhaps in secret, these games are chronicling his slow journey into the depths of insanity and despair. The pig sequence is therefore symbolic of his first encounter with Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory. Link just may be the most tragic hero to have graced video games.
#16 Edited by Shadow (5110 posts) -

@Emandudeguyperson said:

" *Waits for somebody to post a Zelda related Youtube Poop* "

#17 Posted by BigBoss1911 (2687 posts) -

#18 Posted by slinky6 (567 posts) -
@BigBoss1911 said:
#19 Edited by Death_Unicorn (2877 posts) -
@slinky6: You, sir, have brightened up my day.
#20 Posted by maimran91 (393 posts) -

No wonder why stuff like this is so popular

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