I have never played a Zelda game before and I was wondering if I should pick up A Link Between Worlds or Ocarina Of Time?
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I would say Link Between Worlds simply because it's more modern, has a better user interface, and smoother pacing.
Ocarina is an excellent game but if you haven't played it by now, you might judge it with different standards
Just get the 3DS one. The game holds up just fine. WIth that said, it is all a matter of 3D vs 2D.
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Ocarina of Time is better, but A Link Between Worlds is fantastic. If you've never played Ocarina of Time before I suggest getting it for the 3DS. The N64 version is wonderful, but dated by modern standards. The 3DS version is a lot more up to date, and it's a lot more polished. If you play the N64 version today you may wonder why a lot of gamers think it is so great because of it's age. So play it on 3DS. But I can't play it on anything other than the N64 :P
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Both are exceptional games. A simple way to choose is to decide; if you want a top down 2D like game, go with Between Worlds. If you want a fully 3D game, go with OoT.
I'd say Between Worlds was a lot easier to pick up and play because of the controls, but Ocarina of time was more immerse and a better overall experience.
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If you have never played a single zelda title then I would go with ALBW. The top down zeldas are really good with simple gameplay and fun dungeons. The overworld in 2d zeldas have good secrets to be found also. If you enjoy playing the ALBW it will set you up better imo for going into a 3d zelda world and loving it.
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If you are interested in the Zelda time line at all you will want to play A Link to the Past before you play A Link Between Worlds. If you aren't too concerned about the timeline I would say ALBW is a better game to start with than OoT. OoT is best experienced as a veteran IMO. You'll have a better respect for just how legendary the game is.
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