Zelda: A Link To The Past Artwork “Brought To Life” In Absolutely Stunning Animation

Image: through Twitter (Parker Simmons) / Nintendo

If you’ve got ever questioned what traditional recreation artwork would possibly appear to be if it was dropped at life, properly here is an important instance. American animator Parker Simmons has remodeled components of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past SNES guide and different supplies into residing, respiratory animations.

The outcomes are completely gorgeous – with art work of the Super Nintendo action-adventure from 1991 bursting to life. It’s bought many Zelda followers on social media requesting an official cartoon on this fashion, quite than the one we really bought.

Simmons reveals the ‘Link vs Stalfos’ battle was animated in Adobe Animate, had about 110 symbols, 70 frames, and the music was taken from the “Sound and Drama” Zelda CD from the ’90s. Perhaps most surprisingly, the SFX is ripped from Dragon Quest VIII, however it matches! Note: It appears this unique artwork was retrieved from The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts Dark Horse e book launched 2016/17.

Apart from the superbly animated ‘Link vs Stalfos’ battle, Simmons confirmed Link exploring a dungeon and speaking to a Sage:

Parker Simmons is greatest generally known as the creator of the Cartoon Network animated sequence, Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart. He’s additionally labored on OK KO! as a author and in numerous different roles together with voice work.

If you need to see a few of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past art work in its unique state, there’s really an unique PDF guide you possibly can entry on Nintendo’s official web site. And simply bear in mind, you can too play the SNES traditional A Link to the Past through the Switch Online service. You’ll require a subscription, after all.

As for whether or not or not we’ll ever see one thing like this, who is aware of? With Mario now making his option to the massive display screen this April, maybe there’s a probability for Link to place the tv cartoon sequence from the late ’90s behind him and write a brand new chapter in his display screen historical past.


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