The Legend of Zelda franchise is one of the most respected in gaming. Year after year, generation after generation, Nintendo’s team of crack developers consistently release amazing entries that are almost always Game of the Year contenders.
With the aim of continuing to focus on the core entries of The Legend of Zelda franchise, a number of lesser-known spin-offs and titles have been omitted. Titles like Hyrule Warriors, Link’s Crossbow Training, Cadence of Hyrule, and CD-i . game being left. Even with those missing, we still have 21 games where Link fights the forces of evil to save Zelda, Hyrule, or whatever equivalent exists in that respective game. Since the series has been running for more than three decades, we have to consider both the legacy and impact, as well as how exciting the games are today.
Despite the large number of releases over the course of more than three decades, the Zelda franchise has not been a hit. Even the lowest rated games on this list are worth playing. Therefore, the order of this list has been hotly contested from top to bottom.