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Ocarina of Time has aged with perfect grace. 0

Ocarina of Time is without a doubt one of my favorite games of all time.  I wouldn't even know where to rank it.  It's probably not my favorite Zelda though, I would give that to Link to the Past without a hesitation.  I played through Ocarina of Time, from start to finish this week for the first time in 8 or 9 years.  I was amazed at how much I remembered, and that's a good thing.  Orcarina of Time is hardly a forgettable game.  This was the sole reason I bought an N64.  I eventually picked up ...

9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

Defining a Classic 0

  It is hard to look at a game almost eleven years after it's release, and say something new that has not been said already. It is hard even define what makes a game like Ocarina of Time so memorable, so fantastic to gamers and reviewers alike. Not only is this the return of one of the greatest franchises in history, but it  is arguably one of the greatest games ever conceived.   IT is one of the timeless stories ever; rescuing a princess and embarking on an epic quest against the forces of evil...

4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Nearly perfect 0

The Zelda series has always held a dear place in many a gamer's heart, mine included. I could rant about the history of the series or of Link himself, but there's really no point. Let's get right to the point.Ocarina of Time is the best Zelda in the entire franchises up to and including Twilight Princess. It does almost everything perfectly. The graphics were phenominal, the gameplay and combat was terrific, the story was great (for the most part), as was the sound.What can I say about this game...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

A true classic loaded with quality and nostalgia 0

Ocarina of Time was revolutionary, without a doubt. It showed people what games can do and provided an enjoyable experience for those who played it back in the day. I have never appreciated OoT as much as most people do, but I still love it. OoT puts you in control of a young boy who lives in a forest village and is chosen by the Deku Tree to, well, save the world. Eventually he visits Hyrule and acquires the Ocarina of Time, which he must use to visit the future and defeat his enemy, Ganon, the...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Experience the legend that defined them all once again 0

Zelda: Ocarina of Time has perfected everything about the Zelda formula back in 1998. It was hailed (and still is) as the best videogame ever created. Even today, this game is admired by many to have shaped 3D gaming and Zelda gaming alike. Every gamer who played the game back then can recall one of the best experience he/she ever had in video gaming or in some cases; in their entire life! This marked a new era back in 1998, but not every gamer had the chance to experience such a gem which is wh...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Overblown Comparisons; or the Homeric Ocarina. 0

 If ever there was a representation of the collective mythoi of our society in video game form; traversing the traditional narrative of a journey of discovery, growth and maturity, it would undoubtedly be, for me, Ocarina of Time. I'm here saying this not as a rabid fan, but as someone who recently returned to the classic, with mild appraisal, intent on evaluating what about this experience tapped into so many young gamers back in 1998. The core success in Ocarina lies in the way Nintendo gears ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The best Virtual Console game you'll ever see. 0

Absolutely no words can describe how good this game is.  The game literally sucks you in as soon as you grab the controller and start the game.   This is the most epic and without a doubt the best game I have ever played.  The storyline is absolutely captivating, and it leaves you curious and wanting to see more.  The graphics may not be the best out there, but I'm here to tell you that graphics are not everything, gameplay is.  The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a game of substance, length...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Game that changed a Generation 0

The Legend of Zelda has stood the test of time, and continues to be on the greatest games ever to come to a gaming console. The Legend of Zelda is a perfect game and that is with no doubt. The Legend of Zelda started off on the NES and was a huge immersing world even without the 3-D realm. But now Nintendo has expanded the game and the legend into a game that cannot be surpassed by anyone else. The game begins with a boy dreaming in a small room. He then is awoken by a small fairy name Navi. The...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Game of Legends 0

To me, "Ocarina of Time" is one of the greatest games ever made as well as my personal favorite Zelda game...At the time of creation this game was a huge step forward for the series being the first 3D rendered Zelda game. Originally meaning to be run on the same engine as Super Mario 64 the thought was scarped and the game was created in such a way that it went over and above what they could have done on the original system. The look isn't all though, graphics don't make a game, the gameplay and...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A highly well-executed transition into the third dimension. 0

The jump to the third dimension is always a risky move for a traditionally 2D series. Obviously, the addition of another dimension will drastically change how a series operates, sometimes changing it entirely. In fact, many series received heavy criticisms for their first attempts at 3D ( Sonic, Castlevania, Mega Man, etc.). The Legend of Zelda, fortunately, has avoided this fate with Ocarina of Time, its first foray into the third dimension. Although it’s not perfect, Ocarina of Time manag...

2 out of 4 found this review helpful.

An unpopular opinion of a popular game 0

Brace yourselves, this one's gonna sting....The 3D Zelda games bore me. Okay, I can't say that with absolute certainty: I've never touched Twilight Princess or Skyward Sword. But the rest? Yawns aplenty. The most offensive to my sense of fun is the much-loved, oft-deified Ocarina of Time.Now I didn't have a Nintendo 64 as a lad, but I did have several opportunities to play, and a couple of them were for extended periods. I also ended up with it on two compilation discs for the Gamecube. Time an...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Ocarina of Time is the greatest game ever created. Yup. 0

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is THE GREATEST video game that I've ever played (and I've played quite a few video games in my time). Now, before I begin, I'm going to make one thing perfectly clear: I am reviewing this game in respect to games in 1998. I am absolutely sick and tired of people bragging about how "Elder Scrolls" or "Final Fantasy X" is SO much better than Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time because of their "superior graphics" and "superior game play system" and ect. THIS GAME WAS...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

simply great 0

i didnt play very many games when i was younger..i barly played any..this is the game that got me into gaming..and that is somthing special..im sure every person knows the game that got them started and that game is very dear to them..this is my game for sure..this game is rather huge..especially for a N64 game..i think this game is on par with games now on how big it was..now the game is broken up to two parts..first part you play as a kid..and you basicly get a feeling for the controls in this...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Ocarina of Time is a game that no one should miss out on. 0

Ocarina of Time is one of the most groundbreaking games to ever be created, it showed everyone how adventure games are to be made, and as result of that many franchises have used Ocarina of TIme's formula to build their game upon.  Ocarina of Time's story is excellent, like most Zelda games, and it pulls the player in as they get farther into the story.  The protagonist, Link starts off as a young boy destined to destroy the the King of Evil, Ganondorf.  The player is taken to multiple dungeons ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Deserves the hype 0

The title of this review says it all. The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time has everything gamers want in an adventure game. In terms of presentation, Nintendo brings out a top-notch performance. The music is epic as always, with the Gerudo Valley track being my favorite. It's true that the original overworld theme which Zelda fans  Always something new to exploreknow and love is missing. But it's not a big deal. The Forest and Shadow Temple tracks were creepy, while the tracks for the other tem...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

One of the best games ever made! 0

I remember getting this game back when it came out and I instantly fell in love with it. This was the second Legend of Zelda game I had ever played (the first being The Legend of Zelda a Link to The Past). I have played most of the Legend of Zelda games since. I still play this game to this day and still on my original N64 with the original game in it. I would highly recommend this game to any Zelda fan!...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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0 out of 3 found this review helpful.

My personal favorite game of all time 0

I was 9 when I got this game for christmas, I immediately began to play it. At this age I found the game particularly challenging, but I was never frustrated to point where I would call it quits. Now at the age of 18 this is still my most played and most enjoyed game of all time. Ocarina of Time is a fairly long game but never in the three or four times I have played through this game have I ever felt board or as if the story was being stretched to thin. Since this Zelda title in my opinion ther...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The game that made so many of us gamers. 0

 Art & Music     The use of color in this game was one of its distinguishing features, as the dungeons and various zones would often characterize themselves by fully embracing a singular feature of the environment, such as a volcano or lake, and emphasize the feature by coloring and scoring each dungeon appropriately. In this, every dungeon in itself has a unique character, as such defeating a dungeon is the ultimate player vs environment, and beginning a new dungeon feels like embarking int...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Amazing 0

All I can say is that Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time is my 3rd favorite game ever (behind Mario 64 and SSBB) I can't saw much their are no flaws It's perfect and if you have never played it your lucky because you get to play one of the best games ever. Buy is, period....

0 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Ocarina of Time is quite simply the greatest game ever made. 0

Past Zelda games like Zelda 1, 2, and a Link to the Past, were classic games for the NES, and Super Nintendo that put you in the boots of a kid named Link to save a Princess named Zelda. Ocarina of Time still goes by this same story, but what turned out was nothing other than outstanding. Ocarina of Time was a game similar to Super Mario 64 that started its roots in 2D, then made the transition to 3D once the Nintendo 64 was released. But no one knew that Nintendo could pull it off without any f...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A pioneering great that is severely showing its age. 0

The ShortPros- Pioneered 3D action games with a control scheme still used to this day- Massive sprawling adventure across unique dungeons and locations- Good music (see below)- Transition between child and adult Link adds an awesome twist on an old formula- Lots of secrets, sidequests, and more to explore- Ocarina makes lots of things (travel, day/night cycle, etc.) streamlined- The crazy windmill guy is the coolest everCons- Game looks downright awful, and didn't even look particularly great wh...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

a fantastic journey 0

The legend of Zelda ocarina  of time is a fantasticly epic journey years ahead of its time.this like many zelda  games  before it this game takes place in the land of hyrule with them for the first time using 3d graphics this game challenges you with puzzle skills and and endurance fights with enemys and bosses.OOT offers hours of fun and challenge and whatever version you get will offer the same experiance its a huge adventure that you have to play to beleave and i would reccomend it to anyone....

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Great port of an Amazing Game! 0

That being said, having no rumble on the Classic Controller will throw you off a bit if you're used to the original. But still, everything that was great about the original title lives on in the Wii Shop version. The amazing story, graphics, replay value, and sheer enjoyment of your first run-thru of the epic game. $10 is definately worth it to replay or play for the first time Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The best game of all time 0

This ,in my opinion, is the best game of all time. Ocarina of time with it's great graphics, terrific gameplay, enchanting storyline and brain bending puzzles this is a nearly perfect game.This game has everything a good game needs. It was the first 3D Zelda game and probably remains the best in my opinion. This was the first N64 game I played when I was 4, it helped me learn to read so the game means a lot to me personally and is also probably the best N64.Good pointsGreat Graphics Terrific Gam...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The Greatest Game of All Time 0

Thought it was not the first game I have ever played it was the first that I ever played until the end credits, and I loved every second of it.  From the very beginning of the game, as Link awakens from his dream of Zelda's narrow escape from kidnapping and his encounter with Ganon, this is a masterpiece.  For their time the controls and graphics were revolutionary.  Though the graphics are definitely showing their age, they still maintain the charm that makes them so appealing despite their lac...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A lovely adventure through Hyrule.... 0

Hum! To begin let's just say I'm still playing it tough I Won the game a million times ( 3 actually). So you begin the game asking yourself what to do, grab the shield and the sword and go save the Deku Tree. See! Instant action in less than 30 minutes! You'll have a lot of fun with this classic! Easy temples? No way! How many guys have you guys (or girls) swore during the Water Temple? A great storyline, gameplay, sound...etc. It's the best game ever trust me even tough we are in 2006 and it ca...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A classic reborn 0

It's been a long time since I last played Zelda: Ocarina of time... in fact it’s been a long time since I played a Nintendo Game (never owned a Gamecube)... now, after a decision of not buying the PS3 until it had games worth the price (or a price cut) I ended up buying the Wii (which is great and fresh).The first thing I wanted to try were the zelda games... and after playing OOT I can say is still the best Zelda ever (need to play TP).The game play is great, smooth and very enjoyable. Great ba...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Best Videogame in history 0

You start off with a creature riding a horse. Hitting a little boy in the rain. First you think ouch, then that’s evil on that kid. The poor ole bloke. Kill the man! Burn him alive! However little do you know that's the kid you will be playing... Even though you start off in a forest it's still an ass load of fun. You have to save the deku tree from a virus. By using you're skills and smarts. Then you learn about a man called Gannon, where you have to kick his ass. And save the world! You then ...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Set the Industy Standard 0

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, released in 1998 for the Nintendo 64 has perhaps advanced the medium of video games more than any other single game in history. Just this week, for the first time in over a decade I made it to the end credits of this masterpiece, and after 13 years, it still holds up amazingly well.No longer flashy, but still effective.Ocarina of Time follows the story of "Link" (or whatever you decided to name him), a small child living within a magical forest of ever-young...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mastery of Sword and Time 0

Back WAY when The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time just came out it was all the rage. It featured new 3D graphics (which by today's standard doesn't matter as much) and in depth gameplay and story. If you have never played a Zelda game this one would be a good place to start because it can be accessed readily and it is the best game in the series (Arguably). Another trait that really pops out at you is the level design. Every Temple has a puzzle that you need to figure out and at the end of a Te...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 0

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time is the game that made games how they are today, without this game we would'nt have the likes of Super Smash Bros Brawl, Grand Theft Auto IV or Mario Galaxy, infact we may not have even had games at all!!!This is the first true 3D Zelda game and it is one of the finest games i've ever had the glory of playing, Loving it is an understatement, absolutley adoring with all my heart and soul is more like it!The graphics were REVOLUTIONARY at the time it came out in...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 0

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time is the game that made games how they are today, without this game we would'nt have the likes of Super Smash Bros Brawl, Grand Theft Auto IV or Mario Galaxy, infact we may not have even had games at all!!!This is the first true 3D Zelda game and it is one of the finest games i've ever had the glory of playing, Loving it is an understatement, absolutley adoring with all my heart and soul is more like it!The graphics were REVOLUTIONARY at the time it came out in...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Greatest Zelda Ever Made 0

A very epic game, and revolutionary for it's time, and was (if I remember correctly) the first game on Gamespot to ever receive a perfect 10 score (thank you Jeff). Already 10 years have passed, and it's still the best. If you think this is gonna be more of a praise than a review, then I'll start talking about the different aspects right now.Story: Link is greeted one morning by a fairy named Navi (oh, how so many HATE her), telling him that she's been assigned to be his guardian fairy, and that...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Zelda history. 0

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The most magical and amazing game ever. 0

This game is like to other. It is very amazing and well made. It really suck you into the epic plot, and brings you to many different worlds of many kinds. Who you will meet there are imaginative creatures big and small, and you will fight massive monsters as you fufill your quest. The world is open, and there are many things you can do. The gameplay is spot-on. The graphics push the game forword and make it really good, and the music is perfect. This is one of the most well made games ever, and...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Ocarina Of Time leaves all who play it breathless and impressed. 0

The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time is an Action/Adventure game developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64, and it's the fifth instalment in the Zelda series. Ocarina Of Time is widely regarded as one of the greatest, if not THE greatest videogame ever made. It's universally adored and its legacy still lives on strongly even to this day. It revolutionised the Zelda franchise and forever changed the way Zelda games were made and played.Ocarina Of Time didn't just forever change the Zelda franchis...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fantastic! 0

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is the ultimate classic adventure and the closest a game has and ever will get to pure perfection. It is deserving of recognition, preservation and access by future generations for its cultural, historical and aesthetic importance. It is the pinnacle of artistic video game wonder and one of the finest summations of art known to mankind. For a young boy, this was one of his greatest and most epic journey that he has ever undertaken....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Best Zelda game around and thats saying something 0

When the N64 launched Mario gave us a memorable experiences and fans waited patiently for Zelda The Ocarina Of Time and they were certainly not letdown by the game. It is just an amazing achievement.You are Young Link you are summoned by the great Deku Tree to get 3 spritual stones and return to Hyrule with the 3 of them. Then you see a young Zelda and a Shiekah running and she throws the Ocarina Of Time in the lake which you have to get and as you turn around the man the Deku tree warned you ab...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Ocarina Of Time leaves all who play it breathless and impressed. 0

    The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time is an Action/Adventure game developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64, and it's the fifth instalment in the Zelda series. Ocarina Of Time is widely regarded as one of the greatest, if not THE greatest videogame ever made. It's universally adored and its legacy still lives on strongly even to this day. It revolutionised the Zelda franchise and forever changed the way Zelda games were made and played.Ocarina Of Time didn't just forever change the Zelda fr...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

There are many stories, but only one Legend. 0

As nearly any gamer now knows, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is the beginning of the Zelda saga, portraying the first time that the destinies of Link, Zelda, and Ganon become intertwined with the fate of the ever-powerful Triforce. In order to prevent a dark future under the reign of an evil thief from occurring, Zelda and Link conspire as children to protect the Triforce at any cost on an adventure that has Link travelling through time from childhood to adulthood and back again, learning...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Amazing Game 0

This game comes just about as close to perfect as you are going to get, without actually achieving it. This game follows along perfectly with the rest of the Zelda series, while still going its own way and showing off that some innovation can be a good thing, when done in moderation. In a series so impressively popular, this game not only lives up to the hype, but sets a new bar for future games to achieve. Basically, this game takes and old thing and makes it better. The plot of this game is...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Ocarina of Time has remained on the top for 10 years. 0

The Good: Satisfying story - Variety of unique weapons and equipment used to complete the tasks ahead - Great boss fights - Outstanding visual design - Sharp control.The Bad: Not being able to walk into a Best Buy, buying a Nintendo 64 and the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.As ever Zelda game begins you take on the role of Link. Your goal... ...master a variety of unique weapons, learn skills needed to overcome difficult tasks, become a hero. Oh yeah and one more thing, save the world. In the ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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