Zelda: Link's Awakening Graphics Comparison (Nintendo Switch vs Game Boy)

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is being remade for Nintendo Switch, but how much better does it look compared to the Game Boy original? Well, we recreated the reveal trailer in the original GB game to find out in this in-depth graphics comparison that pits the two head-to-head!
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31 Replies to “Zelda: Link's Awakening Graphics Comparison (Nintendo Switch vs Game Boy)”


    So I just found this is a thing I grew up with Link's Awakening it was my first Zelda game and I'm more importantly this alone would make me buy a switch if not wait until the switch mini comes out and more importantly I want an anime in that style as the intro

  2. Bergwacht

    this has been my favorite game for over 20 years, i was still too young to read but left awakening was no problem.
    Unfortunately this game will cost me € 300 now 🙁

  3. Augure Zera

    Some of the reinterpretation are great, but lots of details are missing and also really not a fan of camera angle and proportion which is think is weak and betrays Nintendo craft signature.

  4. russianvoodoo

    I've only played original game on NES. And I'm super excited about this. Not sure if I want to play original awakening game, but this remake makes me wanna buy a Switch. For new Hollow Knight game as well

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