Zelda No Densetsu – Toki No Ocarina is a single-player action-adventure game for the Nintendo 64. Developed by Nintendo EAD, with Shigeru Miyamoto as producer and Takeshi Tezuka as director, it was released in November 1998. The sixth installment in The Legend of Zelda series, Toki No Ocarina takes place during the fall of the Hyrule Kingdom and follows protagonist Link, who travels through time to prevent Ganondorf from conquering the land.
The gameplay mechanics of Toki No Ocarina include elements that would become common in future 3D Zelda games, such as Z-targeting (a system that allows the player to lock onto an enemy or object) and a context-sensitive button that allows the player to interact with the environment. Toki No Ocarina is considered to be one of the most influential games ever made and is often cited as one of the greatest video games of all time. It introduced a number of features that have since become commonplace in 3D adventure games, such as a target-lock system for combat and a context-sensitive button for interacting with the environment. These gameplay mechanics would go on to be used in future Zelda games and in many other 3D action-adventure games.
The game was very well received upon release, selling over 7 million copies worldwide, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest video games of all time. It won numerous Game of the Year awards and is often cited as one of the greatest video games ever made.
If you’re a fan of adventure games, or just looking for a classic game to play, Zelda No Densetsu – Toki No Ocarina is a must-play.