Summary: Few video games in history have garnered as much critical praise and effusive adoration as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time . When it came out in 1998 for the Nintendo 64, Ocarina of Time set a new standard for three-dimensional action and introduced gameplay mechanics that are still copied today.
Pros: Beautifully updated visuals, Sweeping adventure with engaging side quests, Exciting arsenal of weapons, Stellar music and memorable characters, Master Quest is an invigorating challenge
Cons: Environmental structure is relatively sparse, Master Quest not unlocked from the start
Excerpt: Over the years since the first game was released in 1986, the "Legend of Zelda" series has become a Nintendo staple. Link is a highly recognizable character, and next to Mario, he is one of the biggest characters in the Nintendo franchise. It is not surprising, then, that I had never played Ocarina of Time before. As a child, I always owned Sega systems, and never a Nintendo.