- Number of Players
- Single Player
- Release Date
- 6th Jun 2012 (JPN), ¥500
- 13th Sep 2012 (UK/EU), £4.50
- 22nd Nov 2012 (USA), $4.99
- 9th Feb 2007 (UK/EU), 500 points
- 4th Jun 2007 (USA), 500 points
- 23rd Jan 2007 (JPN), 500 points
Wii U eShop
- 11th Sep 2013 (JPN), ¥500
- 12th Sep 2013 (USA), $4.99
- 26th Sep 2013 (UK/EU), £3.49
- 1st Dec 1988 (USA)
- 26th Sep 1988 (UK/EU)
- Legend of Zelda, Nintendo Switch Online
- Nintendo Switch Online
- Controller Support
Wii U eShop / NES
Zelda II, have you any tough dungeons? Yes sir, yes sir...
Back in the early days of several franchises the second game in a series tended to be radically different from the first, as developers had not quite pinned down what they wanted the series to become — take a look at Castlevania II or the western Super Mario Bros. 2, for example. Zelda II:...
3DS eShop / NES
The underdog of the Zelda series returns
Back in the early days of several franchises, the second game in a series tended to be radically different from the first, because developers had not quite pinned down what they wanted the series to become - take a look at Castlevania II or the western Super Mario Bros. 2 for example. Zelda II is another big...
Wii Virtual Console / NES
The black sheep of the family?
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is often referred to as the black sheep of the Zelda family. Unlike the original Zelda games, the top-down perspective is replaced in favour of side-scrolling platform action, similar to that found in Castlevania. Perhaps more significantly than that, it is the only Zelda game to offer...
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Guides
All the Zelda games ranked
What are the best Zelda games? Ranking The Legend of Zelda series is one heck of an undertaking. Bar a couple of exceptions, each entry is pretty much a classic, and even the 'lesser' ones are rather good. Many remain fixed as among the very best games on the consoles that parented them, so ranking them is no small task...
About The Game
This direct sequel to the original The Legend of Zelda is famous for taking the series in a new direction, while also introducing elements that would go on to become standard in future Zelda games.
In Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Link is on a quest to seek the Triforce of Courage and awaken Princess Zelda from a sleeping spell placed upon her by an evil wizard. Meanwhile, Ganon’s minions are attempting to resurrect their master.
Instead of the regular top-down viewpoint, Zelda II uses a side-scrolling perspective and overworld map, and features role-playing aspects that are unique to the series. Zelda II also features many character and place names that fans of the series are sure to find familiar.