Personally Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening will always be my favorite 2D Zelda game, something about how many times I played it in childhood still makes me nostalgic today, it was a gift that came from my grandma for Christmas, she brought us two Zelda games, one for right away (Link to the Past) and one wrapped up for Christmas.
Close second 2D Zelda is A Link To The Past. My grandma brought that for us when she came for the last Christmas she was alive, I remember my brothers and I played through it together over the Christmas break, we got to put our mattresses on the floor and camp out and play through it while excitedly telling our Grandma all about every little detail, most of which she probably wasnt really too interested in but she loved us and listened intently. Thank you Grandma.
@brumagem I am very curious what about it you feel doesn’t hold up.
I think it was the peak of the series, though I haven’t gotten around to playing any of the ones that came after Wind Waker.
I haven’t played A Link to the Past in many years, but I sat next to a guy while he did a run-through about seven years ago and watched the whole thing.
@Tystix I have a few copies. I last played through it about two years ago.
I have yet to have to replace the batteries in any of my NES cartridges, though the last time I played a battery-backed NES game prior to then was probably around 2010.
I don’t feel like BOTW should be in the same category. It’s basically a different game with the characters and storyline we totally love. So if you take that out,
then I’m left wondering why the hell was Twilight Princess not on this list!