The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

Most games are about heroism; the protagonist rides into town, takes some damage, gets some goods and saves the day. Nothing wrong with this formula, but it’s always a treat to find a game that diverts, even slightly, from this linear approach.

“Majora’s Mask” really isn’t that different from the above scenario; the goal is to stop the moon from crashing into Clock Town and to save the town’s residents from certain doom (and to rescue a misguided imp from his own worst impulses), but the difference is in the little details.

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