The 10 Best Legend of Zelda Games

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For 36 years, Link has been traversing the fields and ruins of Hyrule in a never-ending quest to save Princess Zelda.  His journey has spawned many consolations, redefining the franchise time and again.

From its humble beginnings on the NES to the 3D action-adventure in Ocarina of Time, we decided to take a look at The Legend of Zelda's impressive history in gaming, bringing you the best mainline Zelda games, ranked  Is.

 10. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Twilight Princess gets a unfairly bad rap among Zelda fans.  As deep and edgy Zelda, it often receives unfavorable comparisons to Wind Waker, which has arguably been better in comparison.

 9. The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

 8. The Legend of Zelda

The original Legend of Zelda stands as a testament to the power and allure of the vast video game world.  

 7. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

A Link Between Worlds was a pleasant surprise when it was first released on the Nintendo 3DS in 2013.  Initially rejected as a yellow copy of A Link to the Past.

 6. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening craft is one of the more unique stories in the Legend of Zelda franchise.  The world, characters, and story go off the beaten path

5. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Times have been kind for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.  Although some fans welcomed its cartoon-y, cel-shaded style after promising a more mature take on the franchise

4. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

Majora's Mask is most recognizable for adding a divisive three-day deadline that you either loved or hated.

 3. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time tops our list of the best Nintendo 64 games of all time, so it's testament to the overall quality of Nintendo's Zelda games that it "only" came in at No.