harrymcc writes: "The Legend of Zelda originated 25 years ago today, when Nintendo released the original The Legend of Zelda game for its Famicom console in Japan on February 21st, 1986. Technologizer's Benj Edwards is celebrating with a look at some of the franchises's odder sidelights, from a version broadcast by satellite to the unexpected true story of where the game got its name."
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