Video Game Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Details: Released by Nintendo in 2017 for the Switch and Wii U. Played the base game without any of the downloadable content. Played for around fifty hours on the Switch.

I’ve seen a lot of reviews for Breath of the Wild and the majority give it a perfect score. I think this game definitely does not deserve a perfect score. However, I do think it’s really, really fun. Breath of the Wild is an open world game that adopts many of the mechanics already well established in other popular open world games while making a few new additions of its own. Many of those additions are great. Some of them are not.

There won’t be any discussion of the story except whether it’s good or bad, but there will be discussion of game mechanics. I guess that’s sort of a spoiler in a game like Zelda.

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Trailers from The Game Awards 2016

 

A bunch of new trailers came out from The Game Awards tonight. I thought I’d gather a few of the ones that hyped me up, interested me, or just made me say what the hell (looking at you Kojima).

Mass Effect: Andromeda

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series

Death Stranding

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild