Metroid 25th Anniversary Music Tribute

Not only is it Zelda’s 25th anniversary, but did you know it’s also Metroid’s 25th as well? Why no E3 announcement about that little milestone, Nintendo? Usually on anniversaries I write a tribute article chronicling the history of a series, but I already did one for Metroid two years ago.

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The Legend of Zelda: 25 Years of Elfin Goodness

When Nintendo game guru Shigeru Miyamoto was a kid, he used to explore the hillsides surrounding his childhood home in Sonobe, Japan. He found his way through forests with secluded lakes, caves, and rural villages. One particular day, he found a cave entrance in the middle of the woods, and after gathering his courage he set out to explore the cave with the aid of a lantern. Sound familiar? It was these experiences that would inspire the young lad to create one of the biggest, most important franchises in video game history: The Legend of Zelda.

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