An attempt to cash in on the success of Ocarina of Time by banging out a sequel in just over a year shouldn’t have produced a masterpiece of a game. Although Majora’s Mask has less content than most Zelda entries, it features a mind-bendingly brilliant structure that has players repeating the same three days over and over to make incremental progress toward averting an apocalypse. It may be the most effective implementation of time travel in gaming.
Nintendo Power Issue 285, awarding Majora’s Mask with the 34th place in their favourite games of all time list.
I couldn’t summarize Majora’s Mask in three sentences even if I tried.