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Category Description User Score
Acting The quality of the voice or video acting. 3.8
AI The quality of the game's intelligence, usually for the behavior of opponents. 4.3
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 4.6
Graphics The visual quality of the game 4.5
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 4.6
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.5
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they are executed. This rating is used for every game except compilations and special editions which don't have unique game content not available in a standalone game or DLC. 4.4
Overall User Score (14 votes) 4.4

Critic Reviews

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Project COE (Apr 10, 2017)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a fantastic game, but it also has a few hiccups along the way. Some will call these genuine problems, others will call them nitpicks, but in the end the pros far outweigh the cons. Coming from a developer like Nintendo, this is a bold and brash move. They’ve taken one of their most popular franchises and tried something new, and for that I commend them. Will this game reach the heights set by A Link to the Past and Ocarina of Time, for that only time will tell. Right now it’s an absolute must-buy game for anyone who likes playing videogames. I can’t wait to return to this game in five years or so to see if I feel the same way as I do right now, once the hype has died down.
Entertainment Weekly (Mar 14, 2017)
Breath of the Wild rediscovers the pure joy of exploration first introduced in the 1986 original. Walk in any direction, and there are countless areas to find and untold mysteries to solve. More than any game in recent memory, it’s about the journey, not the destination. (Though the destination is actually fantastic, as well.) I put nearly 70 hours into the game, uncovering all of the map and completing more than half of the Shrines before vanquishing Ganon in an epic fight to the finish. And when I checked my completion level, it was at an astonishingly low 13.39 percent. This is the type of game you want to discuss with friends, compare notes, and regale them with stories of your adventures. Because of how open the game is, no one will have the same experience, but everyone will experience something truly magical. Breath of the Wild isn’t just the best Zelda game ever made, it’s arguably Nintendo’s greatest triumph, and quite simply, the stuff of legend.
Edge (Feb 27, 2017)
The result, for all the longevity of its series and the familiarity of the open-world genre, is a game that evokes feelings we haven’t known for 20 years. Not since Ocarina Of Time have we set foot in a world that seems so mind-bogglingly vast, that feels so unerringly magical, that proves so relentlessly intriguing. Plenty of games promise to let us go anywhere and do anything; few, if any, ever deliver on it so irresistibly.
Famitsu (Mar 02, 2017)
“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” was everything I have ever wanted in a Zelda game and more. It took me six days straight, playing six to ten hours a day to do as much as I could, finding all the memories and expanding the map, before finishing the game. And there’s STILL more to do! So if you’re looking for a Zelda game to blow the rest out of the water, then this is it.
Saudi Gamer (Mar 09, 2017)
عندما تظن بأن السلسلة قدمت أفضل ما لديها، يفاجئك هذا الجزء ويبهرك بطريقة مختلفة تماما. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild قدمت رحلة شاعرية وأسطورية في أفضل عالم مفتوح على الإطلاق. مغامرة ساحرة ومليئة بالمحطات التي تجعلك تنغمس في عالمها لعدة ساعات دون توقف.
Darkstation (Mar 17, 2017)
You can look at Nintendo’s marketing materials for the game or watch a half hour video on youtube, but nothing short of diving into it yourself will do it justice. This review can't really do it justice either, because much of what is so great about it doesn't fall into traditional game critic categories. Does it have the best combat system in the world? No. Is it the best looking game out there? No. Does it have the best RPG soundtrack ever? No. Can the game make you feel like you are eight years old again? Hell yes. It certainly had that effect with me. It has been a long time since exploring, fighting, and adventuring has so consistently brought a smile to my face. Breath of the Wild is such a wonderful experience that once you play it, you will likely never look at open world games the same again.
GamesCollection (Apr 12, 2017)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild è un Capolavoro! Un titolo eccelso, profondo e sopraffino. Mastodontico nella sua essenza e nelle molteplici offerte di gameplay di cui dispone. Soprattutto, è la svolta definitiva di Nintendo e della sua IP, la quale finalmente non deve far più i conti con Ocarina of Time, poiché questa volta non solo l'opera assoluta di Miyamoto è stata eguagliata, ma anche superata!
Cubed3 (Mar 18, 2017)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is undoubtedly the most ambitious project to come from Nintendo since Super Mario 64 revitalised the platformer, more than two decades ago. Its first attempt to bring Zelda into the open-world era isn't just a formidable attempt, it's one that ticks all the right boxes and shows other, more genre-seasoned, developers how it should be done. If it really is the last major title that the Wii U ever sees, then it's a fantastic way to bow out - The Legend of Zelda has never been so perfect.
Nintendo Life (Mar 15, 2017)
Some will say, not unreasonably, that as the Wii U iteration can't fully match the Switch version in visuals and performance it should be docked a point. We understand and appreciate that perspective, but this is nevertheless a fully functional and still entrancing iteration of one of Nintendo's greatest ever games. Across dozens of hours it blends innovative ideas with established tropes, and unfolds in a manner different for everyone. The freedom, the spontaneity, and the outstanding charm and craft of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild isn't lost on Wii U. The best version of the game is on Nintendo Switch, but Wii U owners need not despair - this incredible game still has a worthy home on Nintendo's 'last-gen' system.
FNintendo (Mar 16, 2017)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild é o produto final das mudanças por que a série passou nos últimos lançamentos. Pode-se concluir que todas as alterações foram bem implementadas e que em alguns casos, foram bastante significativas e radicais. Breath of the Wild é igualmente um autêntico regresso às origens da série e com as mecânicas actuais, abre portas a um novo marco no género dos jogos de aventura e constitui o título ideal para encerrar o ciclo de vida da Wii U.
Destructoid (Mar 12, 2017)
There is no other way to put this: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is brilliant. It is magnificent. It is marvelous, amazing, fantastic, and every other synonym for the word wonderful that can be found in the thesaurus. If The Legend of Zelda was the flint that ignited the passion I have for video gaming, Breath of the Wild is the 500lb bag of charcoal that will keep that fire burning for decades to come.
Gamevolt (Nov 28, 2017)
ربما تخلت لعبة The Legend Of Zelda : Breath Of The Wild عن اللحظات والمعارك الملحمية العملاقة وإختارت أن تأخذ مساراً أبسط وأكثر وضوحاً ولكن هذا لا يعني أنها لا تأتي برحلة وتحدي أكثر من مذهل وتتمكن ببراعة من الهروب من كل الكليشيهات التقليدية التي ستتوقعها من حبكة تقليدية مثل هذه ولتتمكن بنفس البراعة من معالجة الكثير من مشاكل ألعاب العالم المفتوح التي تعاني وبشدة إفتقار الإبداع وضعفه الشديد ولتتمكن أيضاً من تقديم عالم حي بكل معنى الكلمة سواءاً كان في أحداثه وشخصياته أو حتى في رسوماته التي تبنض بالحيوية ، هذه لعبة تستحق كل الإنتظار وكل التمجيد الذي حصلت عليه منذ صدورها وحتى اليوم .
Link Cable Gaming (Mar 17, 2017)
“Breath of the Wild is a special type of game, one that only comes along a few times in a lifetime and reminds you why you play video games.”
97 (Mar 10, 2017)
Breath of the Wild non sfrutta appieno nessuna delle caratteristiche esclusive di Wii U o Switch, a parte la portabilità di quest'ultima. Nella versione Wii U il gioco viaggia a 720p, e mostra quei minimi scatti che abbiamo trovato anche su Switch (in questo caso giocando dal Dock, quindi a 900p). Ci sono altre minime differenze tecniche, ma i tempi di caricamento sono paragonabili - soprattutto scaricando il titolo e non giocandolo da disco - e il sistema di controllo, pur migliore a Joy-Con slegati, funziona bene anche su Wii U. In conclusione l'unica cosa davvero importante da segnalare è questa: l'esperienza è eccezionale, e sostanzialmente identica, su entrambe le console.
Hobby Consolas (Mar 17, 2017)
Breath of the Wild nació en Wii U... Y es el encargado de despedirla como se merece. Pese a un par de matices respecto a la versión de Switch, los jugadores que opten por esta versión van a vivir la misma aventura; la aventura definitiva.
Way Too Many Games (Mar 07, 2017)
After countless hours playing Breath of the Wild, I am still far from being tired with it. There’s always something new to discover, miles upon miles of new areas to unfold, new shrines, challenges, you name it. This is the, no pun intended, breath of fresh air the series needed. It might not be a completely perfect game, but it is still a magnificent achievement in video gaming, and well worth the long wait. So far, the best game of 2017. And I haven’t even talked about the game’s story. It’s better if you jump right into knowing as little as possible. Have fun!
XGN (Mar 07, 2017)
Het mag duidelijk zijn: The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild is óók voor de Wii U een essentiële aankoop voor elke zichzelf respecterende liefhebber van videogames en is grensverleggend op vrijwel alle vlakken. Alle elementen vallen perfect samen in het zeldzame artistieke plaatje dat The Breath of the Wild schildert. Ja, de Switch versie doet het misschien ietsje beter, maar zelfs de grootste criticaster zal zich niet druk maken om die kleine oneffenheden. The Breath of the Wild is legendarisch, ook op onze oude Nintendo-console.
Worth Playing (Mar 07, 2017)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a modern classic. It does so much right and so easily that it's difficult to believe. The exploration and the sheer sense of freedom bring to the forefront what Zelda used to do. Aside from some frame rate problems and annoying puzzles, it's a solid and enjoyable game. Anyone who has ever enjoyed a Zelda title will find a lot to love here, and anyone new to the franchise couldn't pick a better place to start. Breath of the Wild might be the swan song for the Wii U — and the herald of the Switch — but it's one heck of a note to go out on.
AusGamers (Mar 28, 2017)
Breath of the Wild can’t be compared to the likes of The Witcher 3 or Skyrim because it’s not trying to be those games -- it’s a Nintendo game -- and series -- all grown up. It has a lot to offer and will keep you engaged for lengthy periods of time. If you’re playing on Switch as you absolutely should be, then you can also Zelda wherever you go. It’s arguably not the best Zelda game, but damn, it might be the most polished, and the most ambitious.
Video Chums (Apr 09, 2017)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an absolute joy to play as it's an undeniably rewarding adventure set in a deeply immersive world.
91 (Mar 03, 2017)
Ihr braucht keine Switch, um dieses Abenteuer genießen zu können. Die grafischen Abstriche auf Wii U, die sich vor allem auf Details der Bildschärfe beziehen, sind nicht so stark wie man das angesichts eines Generationswechsels erwarten würde, zumal es auf beiden Systemen schwache Texturen und sporadische Ruckler gibt. Zwar kommt auf Switch der akustische Vorteil hinzu, denn Nintendo hat scheinbar einige zusätzliche Umgebungsgeräusche integriert, wenn man über Wasser oder Gras läuft, aber unterm Strich wirken sich die wenigen technischen Unterschiede nicht auf das grandiose Spielgefühl aus. Es ist zwar schade, dass man die Touchfunktionen des Wii U Gamepad nicht für das Inventar oder die Karte unterstützt, aber dafür steuert sich Link damit präziser als mit den Joy-Cons. Deshalb bekommt The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild auf Wii U dieselbe Wertung.
90 (Mar 10, 2017)
Le jeu parfait n'existe pas, et Breath of The Wild ne l'est sans doute pas. Techniquement pauvre (encore plus sur cette version Wii U que sur Switch, sans pour autant que l'expérience de jeu ne soit réellement altérée), peut-être trop exigeant pour les habitués de la série, il pourra en rebuter certains. Mais les fans reconnaîtront en lui un vrai Zelda, le plus ambitieux de tous les temps. Avec un univers riche, un scénario plus mature et un sens de l'aventure peu commun, il offre un voyage mémorable, ponctué de moments inoubliables, de clins d'oeil à la série et de pure magie. Sans révolutionner les jeux en monde ouvert, Nintendo a eu le mérite de réinventer en profondeur une série qui avait besoin de se rafraîchir depuis fort longtemps. Les équipes d'Eiji Aonuma livrent aujourd'hui une pépite qui marquera à tout jamais la série ! L'avenir s'annonce radieux pour Link...
Legendra (Apr 02, 2017)
Le principal problème de ce nouveau rejeton de la série The Legend of Zelda est d'avoir le fessier entre deux chaises. D'un côté, il emprunte allégrement les codes des RPG occidentaux modernes et d'un autre, il s'efforce de conserver certains principes fondamentaux d'un Zelda classique. Malheureusement, il n'excelle dans aucun des deux domaines. À l'instar de son monde ouvert inutilement gigantesque, le jeu mise bien trop sur la quantité plutôt que la qualité et la redondance devient alors inévitable. Les donjons sont quant à eux nettement en-deçà de ce que à quoi nous avait habitué la série. Malgré cela, ses mécaniques de gameplay extrêmement nombreuses et exaltantes à exploiter ainsi que sa proposition d'un monde ouvert au sens propre du terme rendent The Legend of Zelda : Breath of the Wild particulièrement intéressant à découvrir.