Last night, around 5pm EST, UPS arrived at my house to drop off a package I have been eagerly anticipating: the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL.
I wanted to share the news and pictures with you not to show off, only to share my excitement.
Because of this, once the Nintendo Direct session was over, I took my lunch hour early and ran down to my local GameStop to pre-purchase the system.
I was the first one to do so for that particular store. Granted, I don’t live in a very large town, but I imagine the store didn’t have a large allotment set aside for it due to said location.
Honestly, I fee very lucky to have obtained this version of the new handheld despite my mad rush to the store. I never buy Limited Edition items, as most are unusually expensive, but thankfully, the price for the Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL didn’t cost extra.
I have been a fan of The Legend of Zelda series since I was kid. My mother bought me the first game at an outdoor flea market along with a used Nintendo Entertainment System.
For once, I was happy she dragged me along on that hot summer day. I hated flea markets more than yard sales. They were so mind-numbingly boring. But that day, it was worth being hot, sticky and wishing I were at home dressing my poor cats, who had the patience of Job, up in doll clothes.
Now, many years later, I have yet another Nintendo system to call my own: only it’s golden colored and embroidered in black with one of the coolest, most recognizable Zelda images ever.
All I need now are games for it. Yes. Go ahead and laugh at me: I was so excited over pre-purchasing the system I forgot to pre-order Majora’s Mask 3D.
I guess the Professor Layton games I bought for my old DS will have to do for now. (Edit: Today around 3.30pm the man of the house walked in with my Valentine’s Day present. A copy of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D.)
*Please mind the dust in these pictures: I am in the process of painting my house and it is an utter, stressful wreck.