Worst Zelda Game - A Link to the Past vs Link's Awakening

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Which one is worse?

A Link to teh Past 25 22.12%
Linkseses Awakening 59 52.21%
I don't know/See results 29 25.66%
FarleyMcFirefly said:
Nintentacle said:
VitroBahllee said:
These are two games that don't belong on ANY 'worst' list. These are two of the best games ever made.

I know, but this is to see what people think the worst Zelda is, and I can't take away over half of the Zelda games.

The 2 DS games are the worst.

Have you played Zelda II? THat game is pretty boring and repetitive. A huge step down from the original game.

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i love links awakening.

so, alttp is worst 4 me.

A Link to the Past is incredibly fun. Link's Awakening is, for me, a 3/5 (or 7/10) game.
It's overly ambitious. It tries to be a SNES game, which is impressive - but it's a GameBoy game, an 8-bit system with only 2 buttons. It just doesn't work that well.

Also, the game tries to offer me an interesting world, setting and story, but it fails. And I dare add "miserably". All of the characters have ZERO charisma and personality, I just couldn't care less about them when I finished the game, which is pretty big flaw considering the direction the plot goes.
Now, ALttP's story is also virtually non-existent (get these items, save these people, repeat), and the characters are also like cardboard boxes. But this flaw is accentuated in A Link's Awakening because it tries something "deep".


ALTTP's gameplay walks all over anything made today

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Lin's Awakening is better for me. Damn near perfect.

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I like A Link to the Past better. Mostly because I hate the grid map of Link's Awakening.

My true form. You like it?

S.Peelman said:
Cheebee said:
S.Peelman said:
Cheebee said:
What? Link's Awakening is not only the best Zelda game ever made, imo it's also the very best videogame ever conceived, period. I'm serious, too.

Alllmost .

But I like how you're seeing the light. Dutch too (according to profile), I knew there were others around here that knew what they were talking about !

Not almost, but completely! Well, imo anyway. Link's Awakening DX = perfection.

And yes, I am Dutch. We're an underrepresented bunch here on VGC, sadly. So what's your #1 Zelda, then?

I'm not original. Ocarina is my favorite. LA is easily #2, I think it's as perfect and flawless as Ocarina and basically only loses (well, "loses") because I usually like 3D games more than 2D games. It's in no peril of becoming #3 that's for sure !

Fair enough. OOT used to be my favourite as well, but in time LA took its crown, for me, even though I usually prefer 3D over 2D games too. Anyway! It's good to know there are others who appreciate LA greatness.

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