As Link, the hero of the Nintendo game, celebrates 25 years of adventures, Matt Hill lists 25 life lessons from his time in Hyrule.

This article titled “Zelda is 25, here’s what we’ve learned” was written by Matt Hill, for The Guardian on Friday 21st October 2011 23.15 UTC

The Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo’s second-biggest videogame series behind that rather popular, plump plumber chap, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. A multi-layered love letter to dungeon scouring, sword wielding and princess rescuing in an ever-widening land called Hyrule, it’s an adventure of escapism, wish-fulfilment and a young boy in green garb coming of age.

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