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  4. 7 (587)
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  7. 4 (63)
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  10. 1 (81)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    wow, this brought back some memories.

    Rated on April 03, 2008 by wolfpackfrenzy

    So I recently decided to take a trip down memory lane. I played this game like crazy when I was about 8yrs old and it was definitely my most favorite NES game. A few days ago I got my hands on a PC em...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A great combo of adventure, RPG and platform put into one cartridge adds a second chapter to the epic Nintendo classic.

    Rated on April 08, 2008 by aryoshi

    Graphics: There's two different styles in this game. One is platformer, and the other is like in the original Zelda, adventure/overhead. Both of these views have very well-made graphics, especially 80...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    the black sheep of zelda games

    Rated on September 18, 2008 by hippi92

    the first legend of zelda was awesome, no doubt about it, but the second one did not receive the respect it deserved! this game is also awesome! and there's a guy named Error! zelda has fallen int...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4

    Check with your doctor to see if your heart is healthy enough to play Zelda II.

    Rated on February 25, 2012 by rmlueders

    Ahh... Zelda II. You would think after such a great game with the first Zelda, this game would have some vast improvements from the last one. Instead it has some glaring problems. Sure the graphics h...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2

    A disappointing sequel

    Rated on July 24, 2006 by Reilly86

    It took only 1 year to make, and sadly it feels like it as well. The game does have some good ideas but they don’t work well. Game play—The game does play well but is far too hard to be enjoyed. Bl...

    0 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Z2:TAoL (Zelda II: The Adventure of Link) was the worst in the series, yet rocked.

    Rated on May 31, 2007 by Bozanimal

    Z2:TAoL was like an Olympian that came in last place. It might have done the worst in its group, but it was still a world-class athlete. In Z2:TAoL, Zelda has been put into a deep sleep and Ganon's...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4

    Feedback on Zelda II

    Rated on January 06, 2006 by firelans

    This is the worst game play in the whole Zelda series ever. A great disappointing to all game fans. I nearly give up hope on Zelda until Zelda III - Link to the Past released. I hate leveling up syste...

    2 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Not the Zelda game most were expecting, but what Zelda game is ?

    Rated on May 10, 2008 by cd19

    The Zelda series has made it's name by taking chances. Each game offers something different over it predecessors. This of course is a double edged sword, as you have your purists, who fell in love wit...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Among the less celebrated games in the series, Zelda II still offers some exciting game-play and combat.

    Rated on October 13, 2009 by Blueguy93

    The good: Side Scrolling game-play with platforming and side scrolling is a great idea, graphics are detailed and beautiful, memorable soundtrack The bad: Annoying random battles, difficult to naviga...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    POOR SOUND, POOR GRAPHICS, BUT ZELDA ii WAS AN AMBITIOUS APROACH AT THE TIME TO GAMES WE PLAY NOW DAYS LIKE ZLDTWILIGHT

    Rated on June 09, 2007 by frankand007

    I bought this game like 3 years ago on GBA an wasnt able to play it since becuase i got stuck after the second dungeon or so, simply because i could not find the hidden cottage in the forest to get a ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.