CD-i villain Omfak

We at Zelda Universe couldn’t get far into CD-i month without showing you the number one reason why the CD-i Zelda games are so  infamous. Like many of the Nintendo Zelda titles, the CD-i ones intermixed gameplay with a number of cutscenes. It’s these cutscenes that have made many a Zelda fan cringe, or laugh, or both. Could any Zelda title really be done that badly? Or are they so bad that they’re funny? You be the judge. Here are all of the cutscenes from the CD-i Zelda games in one convenient place for your viewing pleasure.

Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon

Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon features the classic quotes, “I wonder what’s for dinner?” and “I’m so hungry, I could eat an Octorok!”

Link: The Faces of Evil

“I just wonder what Ganon’s up to!”

Zelda’s Adventure

Zelda’s Adventure has a very different style to the previous two titles, and if you’re looking for more animated goodness then you won’t find any in this game. Instead, live actors perform, although the video has a stop-motion style. Here’s the intro to the game:

And the ending: