Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step into a world
of discovery, exploration and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the
Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across
fields, through forests and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of
the ruined kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning open-air adventure.
Explore the wilds of Hyrule any way you like – Climb up
towers and mountain peaks in search of new destinations, then set your own path
to get there and plunge into the wilderness. Along the way, you'll battle
towering enemies, hunt wild beasts and gather ingredients for the food and
elixirs you'll need to sustain you on your journey.
More than 100 Shrines of Trials to discover and
explore – Shrines dot the landscape, waiting to be discovered in any
order you want. Search for them in various ways, and solve a variety of puzzles
inside. Work your way through the traps and devices inside to earn special items
and other rewards that will help you on your adventure.
Be prepared and properly equipped – With an entire world
waiting to be explored, you'll need a variety of outfits and gear to reach every
corner. You may need to bundle up with warmer clothes or change into something
better suited to the desert heat. Some clothing even has special effects that,
for example, can make you faster and stealthier.
Battling enemies requires strategy – The world is
inhabited with enemies of all shapes and sizes. Each one has its own attack
method and weaponry, so you must think quickly and develop the right strategies
to defeat them.
Read the reviews…
IGN – 10/10 – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the
Wild is a masterclass in open-world design and a watershed game that reinvents a
30-year-old franchise. It presents a wonderful sandbox full of mystery, dangling
dozens upon dozens of tantalizing things in front of you that just beg to be
explored. I’ve had so many adventures in Breath of the Wild, and each one has
a unique story behind what led me to them, making them stories on top of
stories. And even after I’ve spent more than 50 hours searching the far
reaches of Hyrule, I still manage to come across things I haven’t seen
before. I’ll easily spend 50 to 100 more trying to track down its
GameSpot- 10/10 – No matter how gorgeous its
environments are, how clever its enemies are, and how tricky its puzzles get,
the fact that Breath of the Wild continues to surprise you with newfound rules
and possibilities after dozens of hours is by far its most valuable quality.
It's a game that allows you to feel gradually more and more empowered yet
simultaneously manages to retain a sense of challenge and mystery–which,
together, creates a steady, consistent feeling of gratification throughout the
entire experience. Breath of the Wild is a defining moment for The Legend of
Zelda series, and the most impressive game Nintendo has ever created.
Polygon – 10/10 – I guess, in the end,
it’s not just that Breath of the Wild signals that Zelda has finally evolved
and moved beyond the structure it’s leaned on for so long. It’s that the
evolution in question has required Nintendo to finally treat its audience like
intelligent people. That newfound respect has led to something big, and
different, and exciting. But in an open world full of big changes, Breath of the
Wild also almost always feels like a Zelda game — and establishes itself as
the first current, vital-feeling Zelda in almost 20 years.