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Here's the goofy story behind one of the biggest innovations in gaming

In 1998, "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" made its debut on the Nintendo 64, bringing the popular series into 3D for the first time. It set standards for 3D action-adventure games that a lot of games still follow. Perhaps its biggest innovaton was "Z-targeting," a system that allowed players to easily lock on to enemies in combat with the press of a button. Link, the game's hero, would automatically face the enemy he was locked onto and strafe around them, allowing the players to engage in much deeper one-on-one sword combat than they could in previous games.
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