The Psychology of The Legend of Zelda

The Psychology of The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda franchise has immersed players in a courageous struggle against the forces of evil for three whole decades and across 30 different games. Surprisingly, throughout all these years, the powerful psychology of this game continues to allow players to assess many varying mental health conditions and to overcome emotional trauma. From Dark Link to being an orphan, panelists discuss the varying psychological importance of why this game series Links up so well with our psyches.

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