Submitted by acronkyoung 1428d ago | opinion piece

Twilight Princess is a better game than Ocarina of Time (Bitmob)

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess seems to improve on everything about Ocarina of Time. So what's keeping Twilight Princess from being an all-time fan favorite? (3DS, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Wii)
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Shaman145  +   1428d ago
Cool article, but I highly doubt people will be talking about Twilight Princes as much as OoT in ten years.
dedicatedtogamers  +   1428d ago
OoT was the first 3D Zelda and was a lot of kids' first Zelda.

The ONLY reason why it is "the best Zelda EVARRRR" is because a large number of insecure gamers are terrified of admitting that their childhood friend has been surpassed by newer Zelda titles.
Peaceful_Jelly  +   1428d ago
the game is selling 3DS something TP couldn't do with the GC or Wii.
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dedicatedtogamers  +   1428d ago
@ Peaceful_Jelly

It's selling 3DS? Really? Really? You wanna stand by that? I'll see you in a month when we see how much of an effect OoT had on 3DS sales. LOL
Peaceful_Jelly  +   1428d ago
you people are acting exactly how those other haters act when someone mentions FFVII. Stop hating on things just because they are popular.

OoT was great 10 years ago and it still great 10 years later with amazing reviews and public reception. That's something not many games can achieve and that should be enough prove that your statement is based on misconception and the fact that you're just hatin on something because is popular.

Do you people have any idea why "Citizen Kane" is considered to be the best movie ever created? Have any of you really thought how much the gameplay mechanics in the Zelda series have evolved since OoT?

And on a side note: Wii sales were always high, they never went up because of a game (unless you consider the Wii-fit a game?) like saying Halo on the Xbox or MGS4 on PS3.
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MaxXAttaxX  +   1428d ago
That's just nostalgia talking.
OoT is not the better Zelda game.
It was the first 3D Zelda and many people's first Zelda game, yes. It's a really great Zelda game, but not "teh best".
It's a similar case with FF7.

[Majora's Mask and Twilight Princess are better IMO.]
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iamtehpwn  +   1428d ago
Ocarina of Time was a better game because it was Revolutionary and entirely new in concept. You can't call something better if it attempts to replicate what was already done. On top of which, the Wolf Transformation was forced upon you ever so often, and players prefer being Link the entire game.
Spinal  +   1428d ago
I Agree with this^
Nugan  +   1428d ago
I actually didn't mind the wolf sections, but otherwise I agree.

You can argue over which Zelda game is best, and the argument will be totally subjective and meaningless, because being "good" or "better" is incredibly hard to pin down.

However, what is clear that that Ocarina of Time was more revolutionary than Twilight Princess. Most of the core mechanics used by TP (and hundreds of other 3rd person 3D games) were created or perfected by OoT. That's why it gets so much praise.
Optical_Matrix  +   1428d ago
Fair opinion. In my opinion it doesn't touch OoT though. Was a brilliant game none the less.
Swiggins  +   1428d ago
Spinal  +   1428d ago
Again I agree^
elbeasto86  +   1428d ago
Uh oh... you gunna git it now... :P
Urmomlol  +   1428d ago
Wow, you're making a controversial statement in order to get attention. Cool story, brah.
Otheros00  +   1428d ago
No. Tp s*cks.
jacksonmichael  +   1428d ago
Why are you bleeping the word sucks? That makes no sense.
Horny  +   1428d ago
Nope, everything from the dungeons, the world, and the characters were amazing in OOT. Great graphics for its time and I can still play it today without wanting to stab my eyes out unlike most early 3d games.
The music and gameplay was perfect and the time traveling was the best dual world feature out of all the Zeldas. Its become tradition for me to complete this game yearly and I am still not sick of it. To me the game as a whole package is as close to perfect more than any other game.
demonddel  +   1428d ago
No way in Sam Hell is TP better than OOT
Spinal  +   1428d ago
I agree again!!!^
koehler83  +   1428d ago
No it's not. There isn't a single aspect of Twilight Princess that matched Ocarina in an apples to apples comparison.
zerocrossing  +   1428d ago
Frozen Zora's Domain
zerocrossing  +   1428d ago
Great game but Ocarina of time, Majora's Mask and Wind Waker were better imo.

Its widely known amongst fans that Twilight Princess was the weaker title, Even Shigero Miyamoto admitted that it didn't turn out how he'd hoped. Most fans don't play Zelda hoping the next game is better than the last we play for the unique experience Zelda games offer and if any of the next titles do turn out better than Ocarina of time then that would be Great.
Relientk77  +   1428d ago
Disagree Wind Waker is better than Twlight Princess and Ocarina of Time is better than that.
Leonesaurus  +   1428d ago
I didn't even finish Twilight Princess... Ont the other hand I beat Ocarina at least... 5-6 times... Including my 3DS version. Maybe it was the shitty motion controls on the Wii that turned me off. At least Skyward Sword looks like it was built for the motion controller, from the ground up, so it will be a much better experience. Ocarina is and always will be the best.
BeAGamer  +   1428d ago
and this is better than both:

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8bit_Nes_Rambo  +   1428d ago
The guy has a fair opinion, I can appreciate that. He's not saying something outlandish like "Halo iz teh p00nzorz of teh Ocarina,Lulz" or Sammy Haggar was a better frontman for Van Halen than David Lee Roth. Personally, I prefer WW and Majora's Mask over TP, but whatever.
ChronoJoe  +   1428d ago
I agree, Twighlight Princess IS a better game. The GC version, unfortunately most people experienced the Wii version.
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AKissFromDaddy  +   1428d ago
Damn right
Most gamers have the Wii version in mind, however the GameCube version is the best.
meganick  +   1428d ago
Why do you guys think the Cube version is better than the Wii version? The Wii version had slightly better visuals and made nice use of the remote.
ChronoJoe  +   1428d ago
a) Wii version is a mirror. The GC version is the original version, with left handed (normal) link and the overall layout as the developers intended the game to have.

b) waggling sucks. It doesn't follow your movements, just triggers a preset animation, thus the Wii version is simply the GC version which takes more effort.

c)I have both versions and the graphics are pretty much identical. I can't see any differences anyway.

The only benefit to the Wii version is you can put it in a widescreen. Which is nice I suppose.
gamerz  +   1428d ago
Oh no he di'int!

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zero_gamer  +   1428d ago
Zelda OoT is revolutionary for being the first 3D Zelda game ever and the game returned again in next gen 3D glory aka the 3DS. OoT is far more phenomenal than that of Twilight Princess, in my opinion anyway. Nice article though.
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admiralthrawn87  +   1428d ago
i agree that as of now twilight princess is the better game. minus the wolf orb finding parts
zinkabass  +   1428d ago
hm,.. I loved it (twilight princess),.. Than, I played much older Okami,.. It is funny, that the game that was so heavily inspired by Zelda,.. had entire first Village layout and the whole wolf theme basically stolen by Nitty,..

To people who like Twilight Princess ,.. do try out Okami,.. (use Z for straight lines, if you play it on Wii) It is a far better game, it really is,.. And Twilight Princess is an awesome game by itself,..

OoT was revolutionary,.. Hell, I still play it every couple of years,.. (That is why I actually hoped they would put Wind Walker on 3DS,.. or Majora's Mask,.. because I have played OoT atleast 10 times already,..)
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meganick  +   1428d ago
I personally feel that Ocarina was outdone by all of the console Zelda games that came afterward. However, Ocarina was incredibly influential and amazing when it was first released, and it's aged very well.
ndl1531  +   1428d ago
GOD i cant wait to get a 3ds to play OOT . im 31 yrs old and never got to play it when i was younger didn't own a 64 barely could keep up with my playstation but man am i dying to play this in that sleek 3ds screen . im glad nintendo re released this just cant wait AAAGGGGGHHHH
trikster40  +   1428d ago
I respectfully disagree with the author's opinion. OoT was the better game (but neither is as good as Link to the Past!) I wish I had played Twilight Princess on the GC because I couldn't STAND using the Wii controller.
Ayer99  +   1428d ago
Okay, people keep saying that it OoT was the first 3D zelda. So what! Sure, it might have been the most important title in the series but that doesn't mean it has to be the best. Everything about TP was better (you can deny it, but it is the truth). Hyrule is bigger, fuller, and more beautiful in TP. Link looked 10 times better in TP. And the knock out punch. TP was SO much longer. You can run through OoT in less than three days, 2 if you play it on the 3DS. It is good to respect the old, but it is also good to award the new with what it deserves. But at the end of the day, your favorite zelda is your favorite zelda. We can't label which one is really best, that is for you to decide.
zinkabass  +   1428d ago
I like the one with the Boomerang,.. XD
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Ayer99  +   1428d ago
Umm.... All of them?
pepsilover_2007  +   1428d ago
Personally they are all good, most of the zelda games are different enough that there honestly isnt a best zelda just people have favorites based on the differences
Tuxedo_Mask  +   1428d ago
I never had to force myself to play OoT. TP isn't bad, but it just didn't have the magic that OoT had for me.

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