The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary is celebrated in Style!

by on September 23, 2011

As you know, The Legend of Zelda series has been gracing our Nintendo consoles for a frankly stunning 25 years now, and Nintendo are going to celebrate this historic landmark in some style because at the Hammersmith Apollo for one night only, The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert is going to be playing the beautifully iconic music that many gamers have come to love over the years. The 70 piece orchestra who will be performing alongside a choir, will include hand picked music from the Nintendo composer, Koji Kondo and his team. But that’s not all, as guests will be able to preview the next installment of the Zelda series, The Legend of Zelda – Skyward Sword. This new release will also have a special edition available for purchase which includes some awesome goodies, like a CD from the orchestral performance and a golden Wii Remote Plus controller!

22nd September 2011: 2011 is the year of The Legend of Zelda with Nintendo celebrating 25 years since the beginning of the critically-acclaimed franchise. The Legend of Zelda was first released on the Nintendo Entertainment System a quarter of a century ago this year, and Nintendo is planning to celebrate in style!

On the 25th October The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert Tour comes to the HMV Hammersmith Apollo for one night only. A 70 piece orchestra will be joined by a choir which will play beautiful and iconic music from the franchises 25 year history. The sell-out performance will include music hand-picked by Nintendo composer Koji Kondo and his team and guests will be able to preview the latest upcoming installment in the series – The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword at the performance.

And the celebrations don’t stop there. Download and experience The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition on your Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL system; with additional new areas to play and a single player option this is a must for fans of the original game and newcomers alike. The classic multiplayer adventure becomes available to download for free on the 28th September for a limited time exclusively on Nintendo DSiWare.

On 18th November Nintendo will be releasing a special limited edition bundle for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The game represents one of the deepest and richest experiences ever produced by Nintendo, taking more than 100 staff members over five years to produce. The limited edition bundle features a copy of the game, a CD featuring selected orchestral arrangements from the The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony performance and a rare golden Wii Remote Plus controller bearing the Hylian Crest. Pre-order now to avoid disappointment and to secure your copy.

So if your looking forward to playing the latest Zelda game, get Pre-ordering now because The Legend of Zelda – Skyward Sword will be coming to your Nintendo Wii on the 18th November. But if you can’t wait and you’re going to the Eurogamer Expo this weekend you will be able to play this title, if you can beat off the crowds!