Game Info: The Legend of Zelda – Breath of the Wild
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo, released for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles in March, 2017.
With Eiji Aonuma, producer and director Hidemaro Fujibayashi, technical director Takuhiro Dohta, and art director Satoru Takizawa, the game was able to receive multiple awards at The Game Awards 2017; Game of the Year, Best Game Direction, and Best Action/Adventure Game, and was nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Score/Music, and Best Audio Design.
The plot of Breath of the Wild is set at the end of the Zelda timeline; the player controls Link, who awakens from a hundred-year slumber to defeat Calamity Ganon before it can destroy the kingdom of Hyrule.
Breath of the Wild introduces a consistent physics engine to the Zelda series, letting players approach problems in different ways rather than trying to find a single solution. The game also integrates a “chemistry engine” that defines the physical properties of most objects and governs how they interact with the player and one another.
A Lot to Discover
Players can explore the kingdom of Hyrule in any way they like, climbing towers and mountain peaks in search for new locations & destinations. Set own paths to get anywhere and dive into wildness. While exploring the kingdom, players will be battling towering enemies, wild beasts, and will gather ingredients for food and elixirs which players will need to sustain for the journey along with the kingdom of Hyrule.
There are more than a Hundred Shrines to discover and explore for players. Players can search for them in any order or in any way they like by solving a variety of puzzles and making their way through in order to earn special items and rewards which will help players progress and continue their adventurous journey along with the kingdom of Hyrule.
The game allows players to equip themselves with all types of different outfits and gears which may help them travel through various parts of the kingdom. The kingdom is full of diverse kinds of enemies who need to be defeated in specific ways or may require specific weaponry or strategy. Players need to develop suitable strategies to defeat all kinds of enemies.
You can read our details game analyses on The Legend of Zelda – Breath of the Wild Game Analyses.
IGN Score: 10/10
MetaCritic Score: 96 [Wii U] – 97 [Switch]
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