In this classic commercials post, we bring you the original Legend of Zelda advertisement. Who remembers watching this on TV? Video after the jump.

The first game, The Legend of Zelda, was first released in Japan in 1986, and in the United States and Europe in 1987. Though relatively simple by today’s standards, it was quite advanced for its time. Innovations include the ability to use dozens of different items, a vast world full of secrets to explore, and the cartridge’s ability to save progress via battery-backed memory.

In this classic commercials post, we bring you the original Legend of Zelda advertisement. Who remembers watching this on TV? Video after the jump.

The first game, The Legend of Zelda, was first released in Japan in 1986, and in the United States and Europe in 1987. Though relatively simple by today’s standards, it was quite advanced for its time. Innovations include the ability to use dozens of different items, a vast world full of secrets to explore, and the cartridge’s ability to save progress via battery-backed memory.