The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

Is Link's latest adventure a rousing success or a troubling misstep for the franchise?

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Best Video Games for Kids in 2019

If your children are starting to show an interest in video games, this list of family-friendly games should be on your shopping list. Best Kids PS4 Games, Family Xbox One Games, Child-Friendly Switch Games

Zelda Breath of the Wild VR Release Date- How Does Breath of the Wild Work With Labo VR?

Here's all the information you need to know about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild getting VR support with Nintendo Labo.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Walkthrough - Complete Quests, Shrines, Dungeon, and Boss Guides

A walkthrough and guide for each area, quest, and shrine in Nintendo’s highly rated Switch and Wii U adventure. Plus some advice to help you get through the game's more challenging moments.

Breath of the Wild 2 Was Born Out Of "Too Many" DLC Ideas For the First Game, Says Aonuma

DLC alone could not contain what they have in store for Breath of the Wild's sequel.

Best Video Games for Kids in 2019

If your children are starting to show an interest in video games, this list of family-friendly games should be on your shopping list. Best Kids PS4 Games, Family Xbox One Games, Child-Friendly Switch Games

All the Big Fan Theories That Have Already Emerged From the Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 Reveal

It looks like Ganondorf is making his Breath of the Wild debut, and that can only spell trouble.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel is in Development

Link is back to fight the undead?

Halo Infinite Needs to Be Project Scarlett's Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Switch proves systems don't sell on specs. They sell on games.

Best Zelda Games Ranked Worst to Best

We rank the best Zelda games of all time with our definitive list covering more than a dozen consoles, including Breath of the Wild! What is the best Zelda game ever made?

Best Switch Games - The 25 Best Nintendo Switch Games You Can Play in 2019

Our rotating list of the best Switch games, now bigger than before!

Breath of the Wild Load Times Reportedly Much Faster After Labo VR Update

A new "Boost Mode" was added with the recent Switch 8.0.0 update, and it appears to be giving Nintendo games a lift.

Zelda Breath of the Wild VR Release Date- How Does Breath of the Wild Work With Labo VR?

Here's all the information you need to know about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild getting VR support with Nintendo Labo.

New Details on Zelda: Breath of the Wild Labo VR Support Reveal How it Changes the Game

Fancy a little sightseeing in Hyrule? Just mind the Moblins.

Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are Getting VR Updates for Labo

Both games will get free updates to add VR content in time for Nintendo Labo VR.

The 10 Best Cosplays We Saw at PAX East 2019

Welcome to PAX East. Normal clothing is entirely optional.

Monolith Soft, Which Worked on Breath of the Wild, is Hiring for a New Legend of Zelda Game

The Xenoblade developers are working on a new Zelda project.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Without Cel-Shading is Missing the Nintendo Magic

Looks aren't everything, but they sure are something.

Meet the Adorable Couple Making Girlfriend Reviews, YouTube's Latest Hit Gaming Channel

After their debut video on Red Dead Redemption 2 passed a million views, their lives changed forever.

This is What Zelda: Breath of the Wild Would Look Like on Game Boy Color

All six console Zelda games as Game Boy Color titles.

This is What Zelda and Doom Look Like When Mashed Together in a Mod

When a game about an elf boy and another game about rampaging hellspawn love each other very much...

Zelda Breath of the Wild Walkthrough - Complete Quests, Shrines, Dungeon, and Boss Guides

A walkthrough and guide for each area, quest, and shrine in Nintendo’s highly rated Switch and Wii U adventure. Plus some advice to help you get through the game's more challenging moments.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Essential Guides - How to Find the Master Sword, Surfing, Rupees, Horses

All the info you need to understand key game of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild systems such as horses, dyes, outfits, cooking, and more. Plus how to find items like the Master Sword and Epona.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC Guide - Where to Find Midna's Helmet, Travel Medallion, Tingle Outfit, Korok Mask and More

We've compiled a guide to conquering everything The Master Trials DLC Pack has to offer Breath of the Wild players, including how to access Master Mode and The Trial of the Sword.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Champions' Ballad Guide - How to Start BOTW DLC Pack 2

Heres's everything you need to get started on The Legend of Zelda's final DLC pack, The Champions' Ballad. We'll show you how to use the One-Hit Obliterator, as well as how to get the Master Cycle Zero for Link.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Weapons and Shields Guide

Weapons, bows and shields - we’ve got all the inside information on where to find the very best of the best weapons and equipment, scattered throughout Hyrule in Breath of the Wild.

Legend of Zelda Black Friday Deals - Toys, Games, Books, Accessories, and More

It's dangerous to pay full price! Read these Zelda deals and equip yourself with great savings.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Performs Crazy Trick with the Help of Bananas

"Stairs? Where we're going, we don't need stairs."

You're Not Required to Finish Long Games in Order to Have Fun

That's not to say some games couldn't make it easier for players to reach the credits when they want.

34 Years Later, Golf for NES Has Been Immortalized as an Everlasting Tribute to Satoru Iwata

Nintendo employees turned an unremarkable game into a remarkable memorial—and that's just one way Iwata's been quietly honored by his peers.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Sweep BAFTAs While Breath of the Wild Mostly Snubbed

A lot of upsets at tonight's BAFTA Game Awards.

GameStop CEO Says Nintendo's Unannounced Games Will Lead to a Very Strong 2018

What does Nintendo have up its sleeves?

Zelda Wins Another Game of the Year Award at the GDC Awards

But some surprise winners shook up the usual suspects list.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Guardian Nendoroid Figure Comes With the Best Accessory Ever

Never turn your back on Guardians, even when they're in Nendoroid form.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at 2018 DICE Awards, Including Game of the Year

Cuphead, Horizon Zero Dawn, and PUBG also won awards.

What Shadow of the Colossus, Breath of the Wild, and Dark Souls Have in Common

Three games where you are a stranger in a strange land.

Nintendo Plans to Extend its Games' Lives Through Downloadable Content

Nintendo's got big plans for DLC in the near future.

You Don't Need to Finish The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

You don't have to pay a single scrap of attention to Ganon to fall in love with Link's latest adventure.

USgamer's 20 Best Games of 2017

All our top 20 favorite games of the year in one tidy little place. Yay!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is USgamer's Game of the Year for 2017

GAME OF THE YEAR | The game that has already defined a console.

Kat's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: Japan Reigns

Japan owns a huge chunk of Kat's favorite games of 2017.

The Last Jedi and Breath of the Wild Both Took Their Franchises in Bold New Directions in 2017

And in their own ways, also got back to their roots.

Hirun's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: The Digital Beast in the East

It's been a year to remember for single player and Japanese games.

Mods Turn Link's Motorcycle from Breath of the Wild into Sonic the Hedgehog and Other Atrocities

Need to get to Lake Hylia in a hurry? Just pull on Sonic's ears.

The USgamer Podcast: PUBG Makes Its Big, Messy Console Debut

PODCAST | The crew talks Breath of the Wild's fresh DLC, Predator sneaking into Ghost Recon: Wildlands, and PUBG's new port and map.

Axe of the Blood God: Breath of the Wild Champions' Ballad DLC, Kat Plays Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and More

PODCAST | Recapping Zelda's big night at The Game Awards, Kat's initial experiences with Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and more.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big At The Game Awards 2017

Cuphead and Hellblade also took home a few awards each.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Champion's Ballad DLC is Available Tonight

We know when we'll finally get a shot at Breath of the Wild's upcoming story content.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Shouldn't Be This Good

Despite Breath of the Wild's forgettable quests and repetitive foes, it rises above its lackluster structure through other means.

Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Mario Lead the Nominees in This Year's Game Awards

Here's how to vote for your favorite games.

Nintendo is Releasing a Legend of Zelda-themed 2DS for Black Friday

A new Breath of the Wild game bundle is also in the cards.

Mod Puts CJ from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas into Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Today on "Things You Never Knew You Wanted."

Engineer Invents Accessory That Lets You Play the Nintendo Switch with One Hand

Don't let anything keep you away from playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: It's a Bad Year to Be a Good Game (Plus: Meet Birdo!)

I just want to hug all the cats and play all the games.

Nintendo Switch Has Sold 4.7 Million Units Worldwide, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 3.5 Million

Nintendo is making great money this quarter on the Nintendo Switch.

Axe of the Blood God: Our Stormblood Review, Breath of the Wild DLC, and More

PODCAST | Does Final Fantasy XIV's expansion push it forward? The Blood God has a verdict!

Breath of the Wild's New DLC Is More of the Zelda That's Harder To Love; Plus Okja's Child-Like Joy

UNPREDICTABLE | Caty ponders Breath of the Wild's new DLC and watches Okja.

USgamer's Favorite Games of 2017 (...So Far)

Holy cow, June's already over? This year is flying by.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: The Trial of the Sword DLC Echoes the Best Part of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Plus: Meet the Cobra Ships!)

Link must be powerful to overcome Breath of the Wild's most interesting challenge, but he also needs to be cunning and full of tricks.

Starting Screen | There and Back Again: A Witcher 3 Tale

STARTING SCREEN | The Witcher 3 continues to surprise me with every return, even years after its release.

The Best Moments in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

These are our very favorite moments from Breath of the Wild, featuring moments like building your own settlement, taking down a Lynel, and visiting the Temple of Time.

Nintendo: Keeping Us Entertained For All the Right and Wrong Reasons

The Switch doesn't deserve to be such a huge hit. But it also does. So confused.

Nintendo Dominated April Video Games Sales, Helped Grow Entire Industry

A rising Nintendo lifts all video games.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Tailored to Be Ocarina of Time's Opposite

In a recent interview, Eiji Aonuma talks about how Ocarina of Time was built to tutor Zelda fans, and how Breath of the Wild sets them free.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Four Reasons Why Tingle from the Legend of Zelda Is Awesome

Don't hate him 'cause he's resourceful, Kooloo-Limpah.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Really Needs a Zora Mask

OPINION: Tingle dress-up time is great, but we need a faster way to travel through Hyrule's huge bodies of water.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's First DLC Lets You Get Your Tingle On

Nintendo outlines the first downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

The Weird Relationship Between Games and Cooking

Breath of the Wild actually makes video game cooking interesting.

Starting Screen | Starting Screen: Owning a Console is More Complicated (And Expensive) Than Ever

The PS4 Pro and Scorpio are obscuring some of the traditional benefits of owning a console. Plus: Trails of Cold Steel, X-Men, and all your favorites from the crew of USgamer.

Open-World Is the Only Way for 3D Zelda Games to Go

Open worlds and the Zelda series are clearly meant for each other, but there's still room for Breath of the Wild to improve.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Player Flies Across Hyrule Via the Power of Magnets

Look man, Zelda players are weird these days. Just go with it.

Nintendo Believes Open World Is New Standard For The Legend of Zelda

Hope you like Breath of the Wild's vast open-world, because Nintendo does.

Persona 5's Opening Labyrinthine Trek Through Shibuya Station Invites You to Get Lost

Who knew getting lost in the subway could be so absorbing.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Sparse Patch Notes Cause Speculation About Improvements

Nintendo is a bit cryptic, but many are reporting framerate improvements.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Player Soars Over 7,000m In Paragliding Challenge

One intrepid Japanese player has figured out how to soar over a huge length of Hyrule.

Celebrate National Puppy Day with Some of Gaming's Greatest Dogs

Even digital dogs need a belly-rub from time to time.

Breath of the Wild Nearly Running on PC Via CEMU Emulator

The folks trying to get Breath of the Wild running on CEMU show off another milestone.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Based Around a Perfect Apocalypse

A post-apocalyptic setting need not be grim and grey. In fact, it shouldn't be.

They Did it For The 'Gram: The Best Selfie Cameras in Video Games

From Prompto's poorly lit selfies in Final Fantasy XV, to dressing up Kat in Gravity Rush 2, selfies have stepped up since their first appearances in games.

End Credits: A Look Back on This Week's Best Articles About Mass Effect, Nier, Zelda, and More

End Credits wraps up the week by pointing you to the coolest stuff we wrote across the past five days. This week: Disney Afternoon Collection is coming (but not to Switch), Zelda's oozing with cool stuff, and Mass Effect Andromeda looks ... ehh.

Here Are the Coolest Things People Have Discovered About Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Need a cooking lesson? Try staring at a wall.

Meet the Speedrunner Who Beat Zelda: Breath of the Wild in Under an Hour

Breath of the Wild has been cleared in under an hour, and we talk with one of the speedrunners who has broken the barrier.

The 'Git Gud' of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Breath of the Wild may be one of the harder titles in the series.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gives The Greatest Reward For Collecting Every Korok

If you collect all 900 Korok seeds, you get something shiny.

You Don't Have a Chance with Prince Sidon, so Smooch These Zelda: Breath of the Wild Characters Instead

Don't call it settling. Hyrule is home to lots of people who deserve hugs and kisses.

Which Legend of Zelda Should You Play First?

Hey! Listen! Finished with Breath of the Wild? Wondering if you should start elsewhere? Read our guide to Nintendo's legendary series.

Nintendo Wanted To "Break The Conventions" Of Zelda With Breath of the Wild

If you want to know more about the work put into the latest Zelda, Nintendo has answers.

Starting Screen | Starting Screen: What Do You Do When Too Many Great Games are Coming Out at Once?

Strategies for keeping your sanity amid the rush of Zelda and Mass Effect. Plus: Metascores, obscure RPGs, game music, and more!

Stop Taking Review Scores Personally

Great news! Nintendo will probably survive even if one reviewer thinks Zelda: Breath of the Wild is just "all right."

Nadia's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Travel Journal -- Rocks and Watermelon Rinds Make All the Difference

DAY FIVE: Nadia concludes her Breath of the Wild travel journal by nailing down the specific reasons Nintendo's open world feels so wonderfully crafted.

Axe of the Blood God: We Dive Deep Into Zelda: Breath of the Wild

PODCAST: Does the Blood God approve of the latest Zelda?

Satoru Iwata's Presence Was Sorely Missed by the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Developers

The team was excited to share new ideas with Iwata, only to realize they couldn't.

Speedrunners Are Already Breaking Zelda: Breath of the Wild in Sublime Ways

Horses are for chumps. It's all about boulders now.

Nadia's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Travel Journal -- the Bloody Moon Will Come Too Soon

DAY THREE: Zelda: Breath of the Wild isn't a horror game, but that doesn't mean it shies away from sights that make your skin crawl.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Director on Difficulty: "We Should Let Them Die"

The director of the latest Zelda is all about letting players suffer their failures.

Nadia's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Travel Journal -- Owner of a Broken Sword

DAY TWO: I knew saving Hyrule wouldn't be easy, but can you at least give Link a weapon that won't break if he accidentally farts in its direction?

Miyamoto's Vision for the Zelda Series Comes Full-Circle with Breath of the Wild

Miyamoto designed the first Zelda game to offer us an idea of what exploring a new world was like, and now he's being treated to a full realization of that initial dream.

Starting Screen | Starting Screen: Why Zelda is an Unexpectedly Great Proof of Concept for the Switch

Plus: Music from Night in the Woods, Logan's success, and a little survival horror game set in 1960s Taiwan.

Nadia's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Travel Journal -- Hyrule, a Land of Pain and Plenty

DAY ONE: Nadia learns some hard lessons about this newer, more brutal version of Hyrule after moblins use Link's head as batting practice.

The Nintendo Switch Enjoys a Strong Opening Weekend

The Switch's pre-order numbers were already good, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sopped up the rest of the hype.

Nadia Picks Up Her Nintendo Switch at Midnight: An Epic Photolog

Part Excellent Adventure, part Bogus Journey.

Why I Would Probably Wait on the Switch if I Weren't in the Press

I'm pretty excited for Nintendo's new console but...

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

Is Link's latest adventure a rousing success or a troubling misstep for the franchise?

Huge Maps Reveal Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Topography in Detail

Print them out! Hang them on your wall! Just watch out for spoilers.

Everything You Need to Know About Nintendo Switch: The Prices, The Games, The Analysis

Here are all the details you need to know about the Nintendo Switch

Tests of the Nintendo Switch's Battery Life Yield Interesting Results

The Switch's battery is a little hardier than you think.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is All About Wanderlust and Curiosity

Mike plays the first five hours of the new Legend of Zelda. Is Link's new adventure a dud or hero the Switch is looking for?

Eiji Aonuma Unboxes the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Talks About "Master Sword of Resurrection"

Breath of the Wild's producer unboxes his own work and talks a bit about the rusted-over Master Sword.

The Japanese Commercial for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Looks Swell

A small spoiler lies within its pretty frames, however.

I'm Going to Spend Hours Staring at Hyrule's Wildlife in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

"I vow to defeat Ganon and restore light to -- wow, look at that duck!"

What Makes the Bow the Ideal Video Game Weapon?

In less than two weeks, a new archery-savvy heroine will be playable on our screens with Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy. And it got us thinking, what are the best bows in video games?

Everything about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- Wii U vs Switch, Special Editions, and Analyses

We have a handy summation of everything you need to know about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U.

Opinion: Don't Fuse Zelda Breath of the Wild's DLC into a Season Pass, Nintendo

So I have to buy the Cave of Trials and new Hard Mode if I just want more story content? Awww come onnn...

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Receives The Series' First Season Pass DLC

There's additional DLC coming to Link's latest adventure.

New Zelda: Breath of the Wild Info -- How Shrines Differ from Dungeons, and More

An extensive Game Informer article reveals tons of new info about Breath of the Wild. We've sorted and collected the cool stuff.

Nintendo Releases Super Bowl Commercial for the Switch

Nintendo's first-ever Super Bowl ad aims to make you a believer. Believer.

New Interview Has Fans Worried Zelda: Breath of the Wild Doesn't Contain Traditional Dungeons

But even though Eiji Aonuma prefers to talk about Breath of the Wild's new "Shrines," dungeons have been mentioned in past presentations.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is the Last Wii U Game From Nintendo

That's all, folks. It's time to sunset Nintendo's last generation.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wasn't a Reality on Switch Until Spring of Last Year

Nintendo worked hard to bring the new Legend of Zelda to Nintendo Switch.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Backstory Revealed

It's amazing what a dedicated fandom can do (Also, it's dangerous to go alone! Take this spoiler warning).

Nintendo Switch's Biggest Problem Is Its Price, Not Its Launch Lineup

The Switch's first year lineup is actually great. Its price is the real issue, but that's easily fixed.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Coming to Switch on March 3, 2017

Nintendo offers up a release date for the upcoming Legend of Zelda.

USgamer Community Question: What Game Are You Most Excited For in 2017?

What game gets first dibs at your wallet this year?

USgamer's 2017 in Preview: All The Games and News Worth Talking About

The USgamer team dishes on the 2017 gaming trends that already have their interest.

Nintendo Switch Won't Retain Third Party Support Without an Epic Launch Lineup

2017 in Preview: Nintendo's number-one way to ensure third parties will support the Switch is to ensure the system has a must-play launch lineup.

Opinion: The Switch's Success Doesn't Hinge on Zelda Being Available at Launch

Nintendo is reportedly pushing hard to get Breath of the Wild ready for launch, but they arguably have bigger fish to fry.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild May Be a Switch Launch Title After All [Report]

You should expect to see Breath of the Wild launch alongside the Switch -- provided you don't live in Europe.

Thirteen Intriguing Games for 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: From Horizon Zero Dawn to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, we pick 13 games that intrigue us for the upcoming year.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch and Wii U May Land in Summer 2017 [Report]

There was hope that Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was a launch title for Switch, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Looks Stunning

Nintendo shows off new footage of the newest Zelda.

Video Round-Up: Zelda, Titanfall 2, Dishonored 2, and Civilization VI

Cooking, killing, conquering, and piloting are the highlights in this video round-up.

New Reports About the NX Indicate Nintendo Might Know What It's Doing [Updated]

Nintendo's NX is reportedly a portable system that's weaker than the PlayStation 4. Is Nintendo crazy? Yes. Like a (Star) fox.

Aonuma Outlines One Reason for Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Delays: A Lack of Compliments

According to an interview with Eiji Aonuma, a bit of praise goes a long way in the world of game development.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Brings Borrowing Full Circle

Don't call it "stealing." Great ideas never die, they just bounce around from game to game.

Nintendo Treads Water For 2016; Amiibo and Splatoon Keep It Floating

Nintendo's still in the black this year, with sales and profits down.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Takes Best of E3 in 2016 Game Critics Awards

The votes had been tallied and the winners stand revealed.

Can Breath of the Wild's Return to Zelda's Roots Bring Wonder Back to The Series?

Once the name The Legend of Zelda stood for epic, inventive adventure.

From Us to You! Dives Deeper Into Zelda and the Rest of E3 2016

PODCAST: Plus, Nadia delves into her review of Mighty No. 9

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Appears to Borrow From Skyward Sword in All the Best Ways

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword isn't a widely loved Zelda game, but it has a lot of elements worth re-visiting.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Speedy Opening Inspires Confidence

Finally, a Legend of Zelda that cuts to the chase.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- Impressions Galore

We got one heck of an info dump for the new Legend of Zelda game on June 14. Nadia outlines what was shown in the demo, and offers her impressions.

Everything about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- Wii U vs Switch, Special Editions, and Analyses

We have a handy summation of everything you need to know about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U.