Which Version Of Zelda's Link Smells The Worst? Tears Of The Kingdom Director Weighs In

Link stinks.


The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is out now, and the game is generating a lot of discussion and buzz. Game director Hidemaro Fujibayashi has now weighed in on a topic that picked up some steam on TikTok: Which version of Link from Zelda games across the years smells the worst?

In the video below, TikTok user bigthighthescienceguy believes that Link from Ocarina of Time probably smells the worst because he did not bathe for seven years. Fujibayashi sees it differently, telling Wired that Link from Twilight Princess probably reeks the worst. In that game, Link becomes a wolf and spends a good amount of time rolling in the mud and digging. However, Fujibayashi said Link from Twilight Princess probably smells awful after engaging in some wrestling with Gorons.

"There are some scenes in Twilight Princess where Link engages in sumo wrestling with the Goron tribe," he said. "I imagine he's pretty smelly in that situation." Well, there you have it--Link from Twilight Princess stinks.

@bigthighthescienceguy this why so many bosses dont have noses bc link's BO would incapacitate them way before the master sword comes out #legendofzelda #zelda #gaming #breathofthewild #botw #tearsofthekingdom #nintendo #gaygamers🎮 #fypシ #greenscreen ♬ original sound - bigthighthescienceguy

Tears of the Kingdom is scoring rave reviews from critics, including a 10/10 here at GameSpot, marking just the 24th 10/10 in our site's history.

The game sold 10 million copies in its first three days to become the fastest-selling Zelda game in the history of the franchise. For comparison, Breath of the Wild has sold around 30 million units over its lifetime, so Tears of the Kingdom has reached a third of that in just three days.

Tears of the Kingdom is also Nintendo's first game to cost $70, and it certainly seems like the price increase didn't discourage many people from buying it.

In GameSpot's The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom review, reviewer Steve Watts said, "Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a canvas for your own creativity, a book to write your own stories, a world to create your own legends. It gives you back as much as you put into it, and beckons you to soar, burrow, engineer, solve, adventure, and explore."

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