Via Gamma Squad
Okay, let’s talk Zelda timeline. Any Zelda fan worth their salt has had more than a few uh, “discussions” about the series’ timeline. Many of these discussions tend to be about whether or not a master timeline even exists in the first place.
Nintendo’s on record as saying there is in fact a timeline for the Legend of Zelda series, but hasn’t elaborated much beyond that. Each game, particularly the more recent ones, drop some hints that they may be part of a greater continuity, but it’s not exactly a neat and tidy narrative. Generally it only takes slogging through a couple 500-reply message board threads to drive most Zelda fans to throw up their hands and declare “f–k it! I don’t care what Nintendo says! There is no timeline! Now let’s never speak of it again!”
Well, guess what? It turns out Nintendo wasn’t just teasing us. A 25th anniversary Zelda art book was recently released by Nintendo in Japan, and it contains the full, official, it’s-actually-real Legend of Zelda timeline. It’s been translated and can be scoped out after the jump… Read more here via Gamma Squad