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The Legend of Zelda Games

The Legend of Zelda:  Skyward Sword

2011, Nintendo Wii

Game released in November of 2011

The Legend of Zelda:  Spirit Tracks

2009, Nintendo DS

Set a century after The Wind Waker and Phantom Hourglass, a new generation of Link and Princess Zelda must fight to restore the spirit tracks, used to hold a great evil captive. In a first for the Zeldaseries, Zelda herself accompanies Link throughout his adventure as his sidekick.

The Legned of Zelda:  Phantom Hourglass

2007, Nintendo DS

Sequel to 2003 title The Wind Waker. Tetra becomes stuck on a ghost ship, and while Link is trying to rescue her, he falls overboard and becomes lost. He washes up on an island, and sets off to find the Ghost Ship and rescue Tetra. Separated from his pirate friends, Link must find a new way to travel the seas, but the man with an available ship isn’t always willing to help.

The Legend of Zelda:  Twilight Princess

The land of Hyrule becomes covered in Twilight, a mysterious realm where monsters dwell and strange things happen. Link teams up with an imp named Midna, who explains that the Twilight has been brought into Hyrule by the evil Zant.

The Legend of Zelda:  The Minish Cap

2005, Gameboy Advance

Princess Zelda is turned to stone by an evil sorcerer, and Link must rescue her with the help of a tiny race of creatures called the Minish, as well as a mysterious, talking hat.

The Legend of Zelda:  Four Swords Adventures

2004, Gamecube

A multi-player Zelda game. Link must harness the power of the Four Sword, an item that allows him to split into four copies of himself, to defeat the evil sorcerer Vaati.

The Legend of Zelda:  The Wind Waker

2003, Gamecube

The events of Ocarina of Time are purely legend, and the kingdom of Hyrule has been swallowed up by the sea. On one island, a young boy sets out to rescue his kidnapped sister, and finds himself a part of the legends of past when he discovers that Ganon is once again on the loose. The only way to stop Ganon is with the legendary Master Sword, which has been lost along with Hyrule.

The Legend of Zelda:  Four Swords

The first multi-player Zelda game, included with the Gameboy Advance re-release of A Link to the Past.

The Legend of Zelda:  Oracle of Seasons

2001, Gameboy Color

Interlinked with Oracle of Ages. Link is transported to the land of Labrynna, where Nayru, the Oracle of Ages is possessed by an evil sorceress. Veran uses Nayru’s power to travel to the past and alter the timeline of Labrynna. Link must travel through time to collect the Essennces of Time in order to defeat Veran.

The Legend of Zelda:  Oracle of Ages

2001, Gameboy Color

Interlinked with Oracle of Seasons. The Triforce transports Link to the land of Holodrum, where Din, the Oracle of Seasons, is captured by Onox, the General of Darkness. Immediately, the land of Holodrum falls into chaos as its seasons begin to change rapidly. Link must collect the Essences of Nature in order to rescue Din and restore peace to Holodrum.

The Legend of Zelda:  Majora’s Mask

2000, Nintendo 64

Direct sequel to Ocarina of Time. Link gets trapped in a parallel world which is going to be destroyed in three days’ time by the moon, which is falling. In order for him to return to Hyrule, he must first find a way to stop the moon and save the land, by living those three days over and over.

The Legend of Zelda:  Ocarina of Time

1998, Nintendo 64

Zelda sprang to life in stunning 3-dimensional glory in Ocarina of Time. The game follows Ganondorf’s first attempt to claim the Triforce, and the young boy named Link who must stop him, travelling through the land, and even time itself, to awaken seven sages. To this day it is widely regarded as one of the best video games ever created.

The Legend of Zelda:  Link’s Awakening

1993, Gameboy, Gameboy Color

Zelda’s first outing on a handheld console, and the first game to take place outside of the land of Hyrule. Link is shipwrecked on a mysterious island, and the only way that he can leave the island is to learn the secrets of a mysterious, powerful creature called the Wind Fish.

The Legend of Zelda:  A Link to the Past

1992, Super Nintendo

A Link to the Past begins by telling the story of a thief named Ganondorf Dragmire who once found the Triforce and used its power to attack Hyrule. He was defeated and trapped in the Sacred Realm by seven sages, but eventually finds a means to get free so that he can bring his dark reign back over Hyrule. When Princess Zelda realises what is happening, she asks Link for help to stop him.

Zelda 2:  The Adventure of Link

1987, Nintendo Entertainment System

Sequel to the first game. Ganon has been defeated, but his followers will not rest until they get their hands on Link. At the same time, Link sets out to break an ancient curse on the Royal Family of Hyrule, and unlock the secrets of the Triforce. This game is sometimes described as the “black sheep” of the Zelda series, due to its different style of gameplay.

The Legend of Zelda

1986, Nintendo Entertainment System

The game that started it all! Link must rescue Princess Zelda from the clutches of the evil Ganon, but in order to defeat Ganon he must first travel the land and collect pieces of a magical artifact known as the Triforce.