Phantom Hourglass Gets US Date

With a Euro date still seem very far away, Nintendo of America has confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass will be released on 1st October over in the US. This of course means that importing will be an option for most English speaking Europeans that cant wait, possibly sometime into 2008, for the game to be released on this side of the water

Phantom Hourglass is the thirteenth instalment in The Legend of Zelda series, which began way back in 1986. Phantom Hourglass will be a direct sequel to 2003’s Wind Waker and boasts s a similar graphical style to the GameCube best seller, while implementing stylus-driven controls. The game sold well over 300,000 copies in it first week on sale in Japan.