GAMESMASTER CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF THE LEGEND OF ZELDA

Pack includes three world-exclusive gifts

15/09/11 – It’s gaming’s greatest series, touching more than 60 million gamers worldwide with its epic tales of exploration and discovery. And this year, Nintendo’s illustrious franchise The Legend Of Zelda celebrates its 25th anniversary.

GamesMaster, the UK's longest-running games magazine, is commemorating this milestone with a premium special, GamesMaster Presents: The Legend of Zelda, on newsstands now.

The ultimate collector’s edition, it contains everything you’ll ever need to know about the world of Hyrule, from Link’s first quest to rescue Princess Zelda in 1986 to the forthcoming The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

GamesMaster Presents: The Legend of Zelda also comes with three exclusive gifts, not available anywhere else in the world: The Legend of Zelda anniversary mousemat, retro sticker sheet and History of Link poster.

Robin Alway, Editor-in-Chief of GamesMaster says: “It's been a huge honour to create an entire magazine dedicated to one of gaming's greatest adventures. I think we've done Link proud and hope the fans enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed making it."

The 132-page GamesMaster Presents: The Legend of Zelda tells the full story of this legendary series, taking in every single game on the way and counting down the greatest ever dungeons, weapons and enemies as chosen by Zelda fans and experts.

There’s also never-before-seen Zelda art, a feature on the series’ origins and its creators, a complete who’s who of all its characters – and everything else a Zelda fan could want.

Lewis Digby, Nintendo UK PR Manager says: "GamesMaster were the perfect games media brand to help us celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda and we love what they have produced. Zelda fans won't want to miss it."

GamesMaster Presents: The Legend of Zelda is on sale now. To get your copy visit My Favourite Magazines.

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GamesMaster is the world’s most exciting multi-format games magazine, and is the only magazine to offer comprehensive coverage of the biggest and best games on every machine, every month. In every issue you'll find the biggest scoops across all the formats, and of course all the latest developments on the next wave of hardware.

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