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access_time February 22, 2014 at 5:58 PM in News by Charlie Grammer

You can play the original Zelda in first-person with the Oculus Rift

Play the original Zelda in first-person on the Oculus Rift.

Play the original Zelda in first-person on the Oculus Rift.

Have you ever been curious as to how the original Zelda game would look if it were in first-person? Well, a few gamers were, and they have released a video showing off the beta of the game.

Utilizing the Oculus Rift, the creators put you in Link’s shoes. Based on the video, it looks like  we’re watching an almost entirely new game, but it will stay true to the original, just utilizing a different perspective.

If you’re curious about the beta yourself and you have an Oculus Rift, you can pick up the beta from Vaecon here.  Currently only the over-world and first dungeon are available, but the full game is slated for a March 2014 release.

What do you think of Vaecon’s attempt here?


  • ubernaut February 22, 2014 at 6:39 PM

    that is totally rad first thing that actually makes me want to buy one of those.

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