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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Accessibility Report

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker in the Navigation area to aid enjoyment of the game for different players. This report is created with input from accessibility experts and the player community to help people find games that have the accessibility features they require. Once you have found potential games on the database, there are excellent specialist accessibility sites that offer in-depth reviews to guide your purchasing decisions.

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is an adventure game in the Zelda series. This one is set on a group of islands in a vast sea, and follows Link as he attempts to save his sister from the sorcerer Ganon. This soon develops into a struggle to find the Triforce relic.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 24/03/2003, updated in 2013

Platforms: GameCube and Wii U

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Puzzle and Stealth

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: Nintendo (@Nintendo)

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck. The following games are similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Getting Started in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deal with what support is offered to get started with the game. This includes customising the experience when you first open the game via any onboarding processes it provides as well as tutorials and other assistance when you first start playing. The following games are similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and offer accessibility features for Getting Started:

ReadingReading

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Reading in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose. The following games are similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Navigation in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deals with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds. These are only for games that have traversal and exploration in 2D and 3D spaces.

Head-Up Display

Game Map: View a map of the game world during play, with the landscape, points of interest and missions highlighted throughout the entire game. This enables the orientation of the player and the world, confirming a direction of movement and the location of destinations or points of exploration.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Navigation

If you want to play The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, but it doesn't offer the Navigation accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Navigation accessibility:

ControlsControls

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Controls in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs. The following games are similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and offer accessibility features for Controls:

VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game. The following games are similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker which deal with how you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see. The following games are similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

System Accessibility Settings

In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:

Nintendo Wii U
The Wii U has some limited settings, such as disabling rumble and selecting mono audio.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

VSC LogoAccessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors @GeekDadGamer


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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