Top Ten Reasons Why the Legend of Zelda Is Better Than Super Mario Bros

Seriously, Mario usually gets all the praise, but look at this, stunning graphics, and a princess not as nearly annoying as peach, great plots, it's the legend of zelda!

The Top Ten Reasons Why the Legend of Zelda Is Better Than Super Mario Bros

1 Ocarina of Time is the best Nintendo game ever

BOTW is fun unless...*whispers* GUARDIAN.
A beautiful tune,that also makes you feel yourself.

Top ten reasons why Super Mario Bros is better than the legend of Zelda
1:saved gaming industry way before the legend of Zelda did
2:The legend of Zelda has more of the same plots than Mario
3:luma is better than Navi
4:Super Mario Bros mini-games are better than the legend of Zelda minigames
5:Zelda fans are nasty and whiny while the Mario fans (may be annoying too) but they are creative and mature
6:Yoshi is better and stronger than epona
7:Link just saves the same place while Mario doesn’t only save the mushroom kingdom but other places too
8:Mario is more better for kids
9:Mario can be worldwide than link can
10:Better Partners

My favorite is super Mario galaxy 2, but this The Legend Of Zelda: ocarina of Time is also an amazing Video Game as well! PERFECT! IN MY OPINION! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Of course duh Link is way way way better than that fat Plumber.

2 The Legend of Zelda has a different plot every game

Almost everyone of guys ignore the fact that There are also titles such as Super Mario 64 (and DS), Super Mario Sunshine, Super Mario Galaxy (1 & 2), Super Mario 3D World (where she was a playable character with Mario, Luigi, Toad and Rosalina because the Sprixies were the damsels in distress to save in this game), Super Mario 3D Land, and Super Mario Odyssey where you do much more than just save Peach. You guys also ignore how the stories often seem to take the back seat in favor of designing worlds and dungeons in the legend of zelda series.

I mean, in a way, SMB did pretty much save the gaming industry. It's very important, but that's the only thing that Mario beats Zelda with, aside from more successful marketing. Everything else about the Super Mario Bros games are basically bland and literally the same thing. - yungstirjoey666

The mario rpg's are the only mario games with different (and good) stories, where zelda has excellent stories every single game.

Sometimes the ghost houses in Mario feel like a Zelda dungeon

3 Not as many annoying characters

Rose Gold Peach, five different baby versions of the adult characters, Metal Mario, 8 filler bosses, Dry Bones Bowser... - RosalinaX

Birdo, toad, peach, Waluigi, Wario, Hammer bros... - DapperPickle

I agree with Hammer Bros and maybe Toad and Waluigi, perhaps Birdo, but why Wario and Peach? - Qryzx

What about Navi and Tingle?

The weird hat guy
The skyward sword person

4 Better boss fights.

Mario bosses are often a matter of jump on their head 3 times to beat them.

Ugh. I'm tired of the krapalings for every boss fight or an axe you have to hit to defeat Bowser. Mario bosses need more variety! - RosalinaX

Yeah, in Mario games to kill Bowser by touching a button or an axe. But in ocarina of time, u get to play ping pong with a sword or an EMPTY BOTTLE! Ah, the hilarity

Most of these people have never played the 3D Mario games, This is mostly complaining about NSMB series so go play a 3D mario game for better bosses!

5 The games are simple but not easy

Its actually challenging, which is fun cause its just boring if it ends soon. it took me 5 months to finish BOTW - princessMiAmore

What I mean is, most levels are medium level of difficulty, but some, plain easy! - DapperPickle

I disagree with this one

Um, In my opinion theyr'e both hard. - RosalinaX

6 You get to ride a horse

You can ride a horse in Minecraft and RDR2 as well. I made my point here, good day. - TheAwesomeBowser

LOL. That's definitely the reason I play Zelda. (Sarcasm intensifies.) - RosalinaX

I'm a huge Zelda fan but in Mario you get to ride a dinosaur

What's a dinosaur compared to a horse? Yoshi has a long tongue he can use to gobble up his enemies. Can a horse do that? No.

7 Ganondorf is much more evil than bowser

Much more bad-ass looking too. - DapperPickle

All Bowser cares about is the princess. Why?

Bowser nearly succeeded in taking over the Universe, while when I think of Ganondorf, I picture him taking over Hyrule. - Qryzx

So? Bowser is funny, which fits with the cartoonish Mario vibe.

8 All the things you can do in the game

You can ride a horse,swim deep,fight a boar who almost destroyed the world,meet a fairy,save a world beneath hyrule from a moon and you can get a motorcycle in BoT if you get dlc

9 There are more possibilities

Big worlds, side quests, great stuff! - DapperPickle

One time in SS, in Faron woods, I used a tree to get outside the border of the world. It was fun!

10 Badass powers and items

Link has the Ocarina of Time, magic powers, turn to a wolf, has the Triforce of Courage, and the Master Sword. Mario has a fire flower and a feather.

Fire Flower and Feather are actually near broken, especially the Feather. - Qryzx

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11 Better fight mechanics

Mario: jump on enemies

Link: hookshot bow sword magic

you've never heard of the Mario and luigi games - youknowimright

12 Zelda is not as annoying as Peach

We can all agree on this one, though. - DapperPickle

Zelda gives you cool stuff like Light Arrows and the Ocarina of Time. Peach does nothing.

Zelda has been consistently more helpful than Peach, and this is a different Zelda that is kidnapped by a different Ganondorf, while Peach is the same dumb royal heiress with the same, completely noticeable spiky shelled turtle dragon every time! - AdamAlkynian

Both are helpful and yeah I prefer Zelda over Peach - ParkerFang

13 Better graphics

You can't deny this. Zelda has great graphics!

Mario kart 8? - HeavyDonkeyKong


14 Better powers

Mario just runs around eating plant and shrooms and getting power.
Link runs around FINDING weapons, magic, and other items all over the world. Not to mention all the masks

15 Link is a greater and better hero than Mario

Mario is A. Pain in the butt to his bro, but link has to put up with "listen! Listen! " and he doesn't snap! - DapperPickle

I think there both equal just saying my opinion oh are you a game theory fanboy

Mario has saved the universe twice. - HeavyDonkeyKong

Mario has saved the princess again. And again. And again. But Link has saved the world and even small places on the planet like Termina

16 Bowser is weaker than Ganon

Bowser logic: "I'm going to keep fighting that fat plumber in the same way always leaving my weakness right behind me. There's no way he'll be able to jump over me like in the last 200 games! "

Bowser: just have to destroy the bridge. That’s it.
Ganondorf: EXTREMELY intense, fresh, and rewarding fights. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

And his Koopa Clown Car?

17 The characters are very memorable

I think Mario's characters are more known. And, Mario is a cartoony game. Zelda is not.

Link, Zelda, Ganon, That elf guy, that fairy that says listen... - DapperPickle

This just has more named characters in general, so I take this one with a grain of salt. - AdamAlkynian

Midna, Sheik, Saria, King of red lions, Linebeck, Skull Kid, Tetra, Zant, and much more.

18 Darker storyline

I could agree with this. But may I remind you that The Legend Of Zelda was supposed to be an adventure game with a slightly more fantasy and darker theme than Mario, so of course. - RosalinaX

Play breath of the wild. its definitely dark. and awesome. - HeavyDonkeyKong

19 The music is so much cooler

Yes! When I'm mad at everyone, I put on my headphones and listen to the Zelda music! I even have a playlist on spotify for Zelda songs! - AnnaO

BotW main theme was performed by an orchestra.

Actually Mario games have really great music. There is even one game that I like the music so much that I play it while I’m doing homework, in my free time, or even on my bus. It is a very hated game but I like it a lot. The game is Paper Mario Color Splash. It has amazing music.

Name a more iconic companion than, Navi, Epona, Tatl, I'll wait.
oh and in The Legend of Zelda there's the Fairy Fountains with soothing music, what does Mario have?

20 The "worst" Zelda games are among the greatest games of all time.

The CDi games are among the worst games of all time. Need I say more? - TheAwesomeBowser

Wand of Gamelon is still better than any Mario game (excluding galaxy) after sunshine. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

I am sure Zelda : The Wand of Gamelon could beat Super Mario Galaxy 2 - LaoShan

Wand of Gamelon is pure garbage. - Drawbox

21 Mario is too easy

True the only hard/troll Mario games are super Mario maker and Mario lost levels

Way. Too. Easy. I beat Super Mario 3D World in less than an hour. :P Zelda, however... name one from the timeline series that you can beat under an hour. (unless you are just that good or that much of a hacker)

I am to young to zelda

I beat Zelda BoTW in 95 hours. It took me 9 to beat Odyssey.

22 Link is stronger than Mario

Mario has beaten some pretty badass monsters though. - HeavyDonkeyKong


23 Link is cooler than Mario

Mario has gone head to head with super dimentio. - HeavyDonkeyKong

I mean, in a fight between a human plumber vs. an wolf-like, sword wielding, tons of items using badass, link would win. Also, Mario uses too many mushroom drugs. Also,#GameTheory

24 Link is handsome

Ok this is a good one

25 It's more open world
26 Zelda has more mystery
27 The overall timeline makes sense

At least there is a timeline

Actually, it is very confusing. - Skullkid755

28 It's not childish

What about wind waker

Mario games and Loz games are not meant to be childish at all. They’re for all ages.

29 Mario is not tall

That dumb not matter dumb apple

30 Legend of Zelda is more fun than Mario
31 More replay value
32 Better views

Look at the sunset, stare at a fire! This is actually realistic without mushrooms that make you grow for the Mario fatty!


33 That sense of wonder in the world
34 Cooler Side Quests

In Ocarina of Time, you can sell some masks and give the money back to the Happy Mask Salesman who will let you borrow the Mask of Truth if you sell the Keaton Mask, Skull Mask, Wood Mask, and Bunny Hood. The Mask of Truth is needed for another sidequest, you are trying to get those pea-shooter like things to give you something decent. If you stand in a certain spot in a certain underground place in the Lost Woods, the mini pea-shooters come out and then the big pea-shooter comes out and upgrades your Deku Nut stash. Try to beat that Mario, you still aren't as good as Link.

35 Mario is for 1 year olds
36 Most of the Mario games aren't even adventures

Well SMB 2 was a dream and SMB 64 could of been a movie

Mario and Luigi superstar saga
Mario and Luigi dream team
Mario 64
Mario and Luigi partners in time - youknowimright

37 Mario has slavery

All the toads, turtles and gombas are all basically slaves,

38 Mario gets too much praise

I could go on forever about how much better zelda is than mario. Seriously guys, mario hardly deserves half of the praise it gets.

39 More variety

You only really need to buy one 2D mario game and one 3D Mario game and then you've just as well played all of them. They all have the same plot, whereas zelda games actually have different plots (at least the levels change)

40 Mario is for babies
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