THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD
A glorious reinvention of a Nintendo classic.
By MIKE HAZLETON
The latest in the Zelda franchise, featuring a brand new open world and physics based puzzles.
Wii U, and Switch
A Season Pass with two packs, featuring new items, dungeons, and story content.
The sound design is incredible. Honestly, I've not seen much mention of it, but the birds singing, wind whistling, footsteps pattering on the ground makes this the most atmospheric game I've ever played (genuinely). I have found myself just having Link sit there and listening to the world. As well as wondering if I can hear birds singing outside or in the game! This part of Zelda makes it for me. It feels like a living, breathing world.
After all these years of development, countless delays, and exponentially increasing expectations, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has arrived. It offers a remarkable gameplay experience that defies convention: focused but free. Inventive, and yet entirely faithful. Nintendo have delivered an all time classic, one worthy of the almost universal critical praise, and massive sales success, it has received.
We are reviewing the Nintendo Switch version of the game.
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There aren’t many games that truly deserve this level of wide spread acclaim. But Nintendo have done it again; The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a fantastic swan song for the Wii U, an incredible launching point for the Nintendo Switch, and a game that will be played, explored, and discussed fondly for years to come.
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