“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is something else, especially when you compare this latest title with the previous installments of the series. It begins in a very mysterious manner and it ends on a challenging note. Critics have said that it represents both the old and the new vision of the Zelda series. And it does so brilliantly. The players will feel like they are experiencing something new while also being constantly aware of the fact that they are still enjoying a Zelda game, essentially. The game blends the core characteristics of the Nintendo with a game that can be enjoyed whether you are a fan of the series or not. “Breath of the Wild” is a unique and beautiful game.
“Breath of the Wild”
When trying out this new title, players are going to face numerous tests and will find themselves thinking in ways they never thought they were capable of. The game pushes this on you. You will have to fight to survive, to be creative and resourceful. The field is your best ally. You can find everything you need in there if you only look close enough. The armor you are carrying is the only thing which you cannot find in the wilderness. As for the creativity part, you will need to steal better armor and weapons from your enemies. The resourcefulness consists in the fact the you will need to gather numerous ingredients in order to be able to prepare a meal or an elixir which are going to help you a great deal.
The world is vast and beautiful. Also, extremely dangerous. Players will soon find out how quickly death can take you in this game. If you do not pay enough attention, one single well-placed blow will instantly kill you. Another very interesting thing is that you never feel like you have control over anything. The world lives and breathes by itself and it will still be there when you will die. Just like the real world. The creators did a wonderful thing when they managed to feel the environment and the entire game world feel real. A good virtual environment should not only look real. Most importantly, it should feel real.
For the last one hundred years, the familiar hero Link has been sitting inside a cave, in hibernation. After he wakes up, the player is first confronted with the reality of the amazing world of Hyrule. The quest chain is big enough and as usually, Link must travel to save Princess Zelda while confronting entire hordes of goblins and other dangerous creatures. It is very interesting to note that while you will find good weapons to defend yourself along the way, their durability has an “expiration date”. So, your quest is even more challenging because you can always find yourself in the middle of a battle with a broken sword. “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is full of unexpected moments and situations which teach you above all that all you need sometimes is a spark of imagination. And a bit of luck.
All in all, the new title in the Zelda series is a beautifully created game which will please critics and fans alike. It will also gain new fans because it is that type of game. Critics have called it the best Nintendo game ever made. And they are not exaggerating at all.
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