It’s no surprise that the Zelda series has had a large influence on video games. In fact, many developers and employees of other video game companies view the series as one of their all-time favorites. This is cool and all, but how many big companies go about praising it in public? In an interesting development, Microsoft posted a tweet on their Twitter asking people the following question:

The video on the Xbox Twitter showcases Gersh, one of the members of the Xbox team, sharing memories and discussing the impact of his favorite game of all time — which happens to be Ocarina of Time! It’s really interesting and refreshing to see one of Nintendo’s competitors publicly praising one of their most storied franchises and giving one of the seminal releases in the series such high praise. It just goes to show that regardless of what company someone works for, a good game transcends all consoles and brand association.