The logo to The Legend of Zelda series.

The Legend of Zelda is a famous and iconic video game series created by Shigeru Miyamoto and Nintendo. The series focuses on a hero named Link, who through several reincarnations, must save Princess Zelda and Hyrule from various threats, typically Ganondorf. The first game was released in 1986 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, and since then has seen several installments across mainline games and spinoffs.

The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo's fourth best selling series, falling only short to their Mario, Pokémon, and Wii series of games. It is regarded as one of the best and most influential series of all times. In fact, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is the highest rated video game of all time.

Below is a video that list every single mainline Zelda game in the order they came out.

Various photos from the Zelda games. Includes pictures from: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Hyrule Warriors, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Written by: Kevin McClain

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