Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom’s Link Has A Lot To Teach Nintendo

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has turned out to be an overwhelming success, and other Nintendo protagonists could learn a few lessons from Link. While Nintendo has multiple iconic series that have endured over decades, Zelda stands apart in many ways, and an important reason for that is having Link as the protagonist. By using Link as an example, Nintendo could add more depth to the protagonists of other series.

Zelda games center on various incarnations of Princess Zelda and Link, and typically include Ganon or Ganondorf as the primary villain, across multiple eras on the timeline …