Nintendo 3DS Handheld Game Console
A man looks at a billboard of Nintendo Co Ltd's new 3DS handheld game console in Chiba, east of Tokyo September 29, 2010. Reuters/Toru Hanai

Released on the Nintendo 64 to positive fan reaction, the original "Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask" - much like its predecessor "Ocarina of Time" was also a critical darling upon its release. And just like "Ocarina of Time" before it, "Majora's Mask" is set for a 3DS port with brand new graphics and gameplay enhancements.

The "Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D" collector's edition - which you can view in here courtesy of Gamespot and GameStop - features a figurine of the antagonist of the game Skull Kid. The figurine is highly detailed and captures Skull Kid's look completely, while wearing Majora's mask.

Despite a seemingly silly name, Skull Kid proved to be one of the darker antagonists of the "Legend of Zelda" series. Upon stealing the ancient artifact known as "Majora's Mask", the villain sends the moon crashing down to the land of Termina and it's up to series hero Link to do so within many three day cycles.

"Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask" proved to be one of the more different and intriguing games of the series, straying away from Hyrule and being a direct sequel to "Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time." The sixth game in the "Zelda" series, it was considered to be the darkest of the franchise at the time and also featured new mechanics, such as main character Link being able to transform different beings after collecting and wearing different masks. There are also no appearances from Princess Zelda or arch-nemesis Ganon.

Another gameplay mechanic that differed from the rest of the "Zelda" games are the rampant three-day cycles. Link must save the world in three days otherwise the moon will land on Termina and all will be lost. The trick to this is activating the "Song of Time" to reset the three days. Players must do this constantly if they want all their progress and experience saved from their journey.

Nintendo hasn't given a proper release date, but the company issued that the 3DS port will be out by Spring 2015 according to Arcade Sushi. The collector's edition will be available in extremely limited quantities and will cost $49.99 for the complete package.

Nintendo 3DS - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D - Announcement Trailer (Credits: Youtube/Nintendo)

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