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Comparing the Link’s Awakening Nintendo Switch Remake Graphics to the Original

By Kendra J
February 28, 2019

With the recent announcement that Link’s Awakening is coming to the Nintendo Switch this year, we will look at the anticipated graphics for the upcoming release. YouTuber GameXplain has created a side-by-side comparison of the original to the Switch version to see how the new one has captured the elegance of the Game Boy game. Both versions are beautiful, and I love the Link Between Worlds art style. I think the Switch graphics have the same allure as the original and there is a sense of nostalgia as the game progresses. Hearing the original music as the new gameplay is featured is a nice touch and it feels like we are taken back to the 90s again. I’m looking forward to playing this (again!) upon its release.

Give GameXplain’s comparison video a watch below, and let us know how you think the remake’s graphics compare to the original!