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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review
Exceptional
by treesniffingzombie

Never has a game felt quite as alive as Breath of the Wild. Initially I was a little put off by the differences between this and previous Zelda entries, but that soon changed to absolute adoration. Not only does it have a massive world, but it's a massive world filled with characters, animals, quests, mini-dungeons (shrines), and secrets. It plays surprisingly smoothly on the Wii U. I've heard things of frame drops, but I haven't experienced that at all (though, to be fair, this could be because I've been playing exclusively on the gamepad). One thing I truly love about Breath of the Wild is the challenge. Standard Bokoblins aside, every battle legitimately feels like a punishing life or death situation with little room for error. Weapons break fairly quickly and I love this. It adds to a frantic sensation of wild survival. What's more, there are little surprises around every corner. I have yet to find an area where exploration didn't bare fruit. While damn near perfect, it has a few minor issues. Firstly, the control scheme may take a while to get used to - the button configuration is kind of all over the place (some commands could probably have been simplified to one button rather than multiple). Secondly, the English voice acting is horrendous, and as far as I know there's no way to change it on the Wii U version. Finally, the actual dungeons aren't nearly as massive as pre-release rumors suggested. Naturally, this isn't the game's fault, rather misinformation leading to speculative hype. The dungeons are fun, but pretty short. The true satisfaction comes from the exploration of the seamless world. 
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
«Sit back and relax»
«Beaten more than once»
«OST on repeat»

Other reviews40

Nothing else feels like an adventure the way this game does. Beyond exceptional. 10/10
«Blew my mind»
It's a cool game. I like Zelda games. But for a newcomer, it's an open world that is pretty empty if you come from any 2015 + open world pc game. And it will be frustrating from many aspects, especially limited stamina. All in all it's a cool experience but I won't do it twice and won't play a second one like that. But I still recommend for the freshness and the fact that you can play it on the go !
it good
«Blew my mind»
Amazing
«Can’t stop playing»
«Constantly dying and enjoy it»
The greatest video game ever made. Simple as.
«Blew my mind»
«Time-tested»
Really, really, really nicely done, Nintendo! This game feels so nice in combat, exploration and overall everything, you just can't really describe what exactly made you love that game, because it's all that well put together. It's sometimes repetitive but yet very enjoyable, and that's quite an achievement.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a unique experience. From the very beginning you enter a world that is misterious, simingly fragile and balanced. It is truly delightful to explore. The physics engine lets you never get bored trying out new things. The only possible downside is an interesting story, little bits of which are too scarcely scattered around your time in the game. The castle and the ending, however, is absolutely epic and definitely worth it.
«Can’t stop playing»
«Sit back and relax»
The first 10 hours were some of the most magical moments in my time with gaming.
12/10 - A MASTERPIECE OF MASTERPIECES!!!
«Can’t stop playing»
«Time-tested»
Masterpiece at finest. 
Characters, Main story, Game mechanics even the combat was fun... everytime was perfectly tailored to make of BOTW a great game.
«Blew my mind»
«Time-tested»