WrestleMania 38 had references to Zelda: Ocarina of Time

WrestleMania 38 had references to Zelda: Ocarina of Time

WWE fans still haven’t recovered from WrestleMania week’s event, which saw NXT: Stand & Deliver, The Undertaker’s induction into the Hall of Fame, two nights of WrestleMania and of course , the always exciting Raw after WrestleMania.

One of the highlights of the weekend Wrestlemania It was the return of Cody Rhodes, who made his return to WWE after helping start rival promotion AEW.

Cody Rhodes was the surprise opponent for Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 38, with the two stars putting on a critically acclaimed match that ended with Rhodes getting the victory. Wrestling fans have been keeping an eye out for Cody Rhodes’ return to WWE and his performance at WrestleMania, but all of it also included a fun reference to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time that Zelda fans will have noticed.

At the start of the WrestleMania 38 match between Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins, WWE commentator Corey Graves dropped a reference to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time quoting him directly. “The flow of time is always cruel,” said Graves. “And one thing that doesn’t change over time is just a memory of younger days.”

fans of Ocarina of Time you’ll recognize this as a famous quote said by Sheik during the game. This served to acknowledge the fact that Cody Rhodes had been out of WWE for a long period of time, as well as to reference Rhodes’ affinity with the Zelda franchise.

Cody Rhodes has spoken of his love for The Legend of Zelda series on multiple occasions, most notably The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Rhodes has gone so far as to customize his ring gear to include references to Zelda, such as having a Tri-Force on his boots.

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