The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game is the third installment in the popular Legend of Zelda series and follows the main character, Link, as he travels between the parallel worlds of Hyrule and the Dark World to rescue the kidnapped Princess Zelda and defeat the evil Ganon. The game is set in a large, open-world environment that allows players to explore and find new items and weapons to help them on their journey. The game introduces a number of new mechanics, including the ability to transform into a rabbit and the use of the Magic Mirror to travel between the two worlds. The game was well-received for its engaging story and challenging gameplay.