Like many of us
Yuga’s Art Gallery is a series in which we highlight our favorite artwork from The Legend of Zelda community, as well as some official artwork from the franchise from time to time. Zelda is a series that is constantly changing its style, and after over 30 years of evolving and shifting its visuals, it continues to inspire endless ways for artists to interpret their favorite characters and moments.
Seeing her new design brought back many fond memories of playing A Link Between Worlds. I had forgotten how much I’d loved that game’s graphics and art style. I’ve never personally cared for A Link to the Past but A Link Between Worlds I found to be a much better game. Despite how much I loved the non-linear progression and the fun puzzles and exploration, it was always the art style that I remembered the most. I liked all of the character designs, but especially Princess Zelda most of all.
Of course, I’m not the only one who found this art style to be very endearing. It’s clear in this piece by
A Link Between Worlds is a game I closely relate to college. I had the chance to play it thanks to my roommate loving video games as much as I do. I have lots of memories of the time I played it, a much-needed break from the stress of the living situation of our hectic dorms and our unfair professors who seemed to not care about whether we succeeded or not.
This game was a great escape back into a Hyrule I didn’t appreciate the first time but the second