The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Features
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It's oh so right, yet oh so wrong.
Despite Breath of the Wild's forgettable quests and repetitive foes, it rises above its lackluster structure through other means.
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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.
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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.
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DAY FOUR: They're good dogs, Link.
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.
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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.