Young Link first appeared in Super Smash Bros. Melee as a clone of Link! Ten years later, he’s finally back and ready for action in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Link has received a number of moveset changes – most notably, a lack of tether and a change to his down special – so Young Link maintains the status quo of a non-Breath of the Wild Link. Unfortunately, his Figure Player is plagued with a critical flaw that holds him back from greatness — today, we’re going to talk all about Young Link and how to make him work in our competitive environment!
Of all the amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, none have remained as consistent a top-level threat from day one to now quite like Link. He’s the most frequently-entered character in tournaments for multiple reasons — if you collect amiibo in any capacity, chances are you’ve gotten your hands on one of the many figurines that will become Link when scanned into Smash. Still, if it were that simple, Mario would also be a frequent appearance, but Link’s power and versatility is what makes him so popular. Realistically, you can train your Link in any way and he’ll put up results. Multiple styles of Link have emerged, each with their own strengths and weaknesses; however, there is one style that has been regarded as the best for a very long time: the one I’m going to tell you abut today!
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The original Link’s Awakening was released for the Game Boy in 1993. It was the first portable Zelda adventure and, to this day, is one of the most unique experiences the series has to offer. It’s recently been remastered from the ground up on Nintendo Switch, boasting a fresh new visual style and the addition of Chamber Dungeons. There’s one question that’s been on everybody’s mind: is the game really worth $60? The short answer is: it depends.
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