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Nintendo confirms Link’s never nude status

Nintendo confirms Link’s never nude status

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Midway through Nintendo’s E3 live stream, one of gaming’s oldest and most storied video game publishers answered a question fans have speculated on for eons: is Link a never nude?

Yes. We now know the protagonist of The Legend of Zelda series is permanently contained by a pair of skintight shorts. Computer: load "Nude Link."