The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild


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About The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Step into a world of discovery, exploration and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across fields, through forests and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the ruined kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning open-air adventure.

Reviews

The Legend of Zelda:...
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
9.5

Is Nintendo’s latest entry in the highly lauded franchise a breath of fresh air? Find out inside.
Friday 3 Mar 2017 12:00am | Switch | 23


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Videos

Zelda Expansion Pass...
Zelda Expansion Pass Announced

An Expansion Pass for The Legend of Zelda: Breathe of the Wild has been announced, with the first DLC Pack called The Master Trials.
Wednesday 14 Jun 2017 5:45am | Wii U | Switch | 1

The Legend of Zelda:...
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gets Three-part Documentary

See everything from their 2D Zelda prototypes harking back to the original, to UFOs that would steal cattle.
Wednesday 15 Mar 2017 9:00am | Switch | 5

[UPDATE] The Legend of...
[UPDATE] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Season Pass

Two additional pieces of content are planned – one in winter, and another at the end of the year.
Wednesday 15 Feb 2017 8:17am | Wii U | Switch | 3

Zelda: Breath of the...
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets First Switch Showing Live

With Reggie Fils-Aime and creator Shjigeru Miyamoto also present on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Friday 9 Dec 2016 8:50am | Wii U | Switch | iOS | 8

The Nintendo NX's...
The Nintendo NX's Official Name and More Revealed

The Nintendo NX is NO MORE! The company's newest home and mobile console is now known as the Nintendo Switch - and it's coming in March 2017.
Friday 21 Oct 2016 3:15am | Switch | 27

New Zelda Footage...
New Zelda Footage Released by Nintendo

Nintendo Japan has released new videos for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild showcasing the game's beautiful world.
Friday 21 Oct 2016 1:00am | Wii U | Switch | 2

Four Amiibos Announced...
Four Amiibos Announced to Work with new Zelda

Upcoming Zelda title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, will have the option to be enhanced by at least four Amiibos
Wednesday 15 Jun 2016 7:31am | Wii U

Wii U Zelda Game Gets...
Wii U Zelda Game Gets a New Name and Trailer

The latest title in the Zelda franchise gets a new trailer to go along with it's new name - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Wednesday 15 Jun 2016 4:18am | Wii U | 5

The Legend of Zelda...
The Legend of Zelda Wii U Gameplay Footage Revealed

At The Game Awards 2014, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma showed off more gameplay for the next Legend of Zelda game.
Saturday 6 Dec 2014 9:26pm | Wii U | 6

You Can Dress as Link...
You Can Dress as Link in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Iconic items from The Legend of Zelda, including the Master Sword, Hylian Shield, and Link's green tunic, will be available to craft.
Monday 28 Jul 2014 12:06pm | 3DS | 4

Watch Nintendo's E3...
Watch Nintendo's E3 2014 Digital Event

We've got the video of Nintendo's E3 2014 Digital Event for you to watch all the announcements as they happened.
Wednesday 11 Jun 2014 12:00pm | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | 13

Nintendo Unveil The...
Nintendo Unveil The Legend of Zelda for Wii U

Nintendo has this morning unveiled the first glimpse at the next instalment in The Legend of Zelda franchise.
Wednesday 11 Jun 2014 10:03am | Wii U | 21


Previews

The Legend of Zelda:...
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On

We got some time with the new Legend of Zelda. Just how does Link fare in an open-world setting? Read on to find out.
Tuesday 21 Jun 2016 4:00pm | Wii U | 8


Features

Nintendo Switch...
Nintendo Switch Hardware Review

Is Nintendo’s home/hand-held hybrid a bold new direction for the company? Or do minor elements detract?
Wednesday 15 Mar 2017 3:00pm | Switch | 22

March 2017 Game...
March 2017 Game Release Schedule

A new month, a new batch of games. What have you got to spend your cash on in March? Find out inside.
Friday 24 Feb 2017 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 26

Nintendo Switch...
Nintendo Switch Hands-On: Angus' Impressions

Did Angus walk away with a new-found respect for Nintendo? Or was he left scratching his head? Read on to find out!
Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 3:00pm | Switch | 3

Nintendo Switch...
Nintendo Switch Hands-On: Keith's Impressions

Does Nintendo’s latest system step out from under the Wii’s shadow? Keith goes hands-on to find out.
Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 3:00pm | Switch | 7

2016: What to Expect
2016: What to Expect

Angus takes a look at some of the most anticipated gaming releases for 2016, so that we can start saving up our moolah.
Wednesday 6 Jan 2016 5:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | iOS | Android | 23

The Most Anticipated...
The Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Forty three games that people will be talking about this year; which twenty made our "most anticipated" list?
Friday 17 Jan 2014 4:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 49

Opinion: Why The Wii U...
Opinion: Why The Wii U Is The Right Choice

Xbox One? PS4? Wii U? Reagan offers you the third piece of the puzzle so you can get the whole picture.
Friday 8 Nov 2013 4:03pm | Wii U | 42


News

Zelda: Breath of the...
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fans Working on Multiplayer Mod

Using an emulated Wii U version on PC, the mod attempts to bring cooperative multiplayer to the game’s open world.
Tuesday 25 Jul 2017 1:27pm | Wii U | 6

Report: Nintendo Plans...
Report: Nintendo Plans to Upscale Switch Manufacturing

A new report states that the Japanese company wants to release 18 million more units by the end of March 2018.
Wednesday 31 May 2017 2:22pm | Switch

Zelda: Breath of the...
Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s First DLC Detailed

Costumes galore, in addition to a new difficulty mode, a challenge mode to charge up the Master Sword, and more.
Wednesday 3 May 2017 8:54am | Wii U | Switch | 4

Nintendo Doubles...
Nintendo Doubles Switch Production Due to High Demand

The handheld/home hybrid system looks set to be manufactured 16 million times over the next 12 months.
Monday 20 Mar 2017 8:46am | Switch | 6

Nintendo Switch Pro...
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Hides a Secret Message

Eagle-eyed fans on social media found the hidden message on the $120 accessory, just above the right thumb stick.
Monday 6 Mar 2017 1:16pm | Switch | 11

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: February 27 - March 5

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 27 Feb 2017 8:21am | PS4 | Wii U | Switch | 10

Nintendo Reveals...
Nintendo Reveals Download Sizes for Switch Games

Titles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are upwards of 10GB, the Japanese company announced.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017 1:46pm | Switch | 10

Grab Your Nintendo...
Grab Your Nintendo Account ID While It Lasts

In preparation for the Switch’s launch on March 3, players can lock down their desired username.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017 9:16am | Switch | 18

Switch eShop Purchases...
Switch eShop Purchases Will Be Linked to Your Account, Not Console

“It will be possible to redownload any software or DLC purchased using that account,” reads a disclaimer.
Monday 20 Feb 2017 1:45pm | Switch | 4

Fan Gets Switch Early,...
Fan Gets Switch Early, Shows off System Features

The man in question recorded himself going through the system’s setup process, and demoing the user interface.
Friday 17 Feb 2017 1:30pm | Switch | 12

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Console Launch Line-ups

What were your favourite console launch games? Does any generation stand out over the others?
Friday 20 Jan 2017 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | Switch | Vita | PSP | 3DS | DS | 16

Zelda: Breath of the...
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Version Differences Detailed

Nintendo have announced some of the differences between the upcoming game’s Switch and Wii U versions.
Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 1:07pm | Wii U | Switch | 6

Nintendo Switch Details
Nintendo Switch Details

Some major announcements came out of the hardware manufacturer’s last stream. Here’s the biggest news.
Monday 16 Jan 2017 8:53am | Switch | 20

Watch the Nintendo...
Watch the Nintendo Switch Presentation Here!

Just what has Nintendo got in-store for its upcoming system? Watch the archived livestream and find out.
Friday 13 Jan 2017 11:04am | Switch | 34

Nintendo Switch Will...
Nintendo Switch Will Be Impressive, Says Nvidia CEO

“When you guys all see Switch, I believe people are going to be blown away, quite frankly. It's really delightful.”
Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 8:43am | Switch | 6

Watch The Game Awards...
Watch The Game Awards 2016

Tune in right here to catch the show, as well as announcements from BioWare, Nintendo, and Telltale.
Friday 2 Dec 2016 11:14am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

New Zelda: Breath of...
New Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage Will Premiere This Week

Nintendo is finally pulling back the curtain, giving fans a glimpse of their upcoming and highly anticipated title.
Wednesday 30 Nov 2016 1:28pm | Wii U | Switch | 5

The Weekend Chat: Wii...
The Weekend Chat: Wii Hardly Knew U

Just what could have been done to save the Wii U? Engage with fellow community members and let us know!
Friday 11 Nov 2016 4:00pm | Wii U | 21

The Weekend Chat: Will...
The Weekend Chat: Will you be a Nintendo Switch Early Adopter?

With a new name, launch window, and clearer idea of what the Switch is, what, if anything, does Nintendo need to do to earn your coin?
Friday 21 Oct 2016 7:00pm | Switch | 19

Pokémon Games Are...
Pokémon Games Are Coming to the NX

Pokémon Company executive Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed the news today, but no news if it will be at launch.
Wednesday 21 Sep 2016 9:26am | Wii U | 3DS | 5

Another Report...
Another Report Indicates the NX Will Use Cartridges

Coming this time from the Wall Street Journal, “people familiar with the matter” have said that Nintendo will pass on discs.
Monday 5 Sep 2016 9:31am | Wii U | 3DS | 3

Legend of Zelda 30th...
Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Amiibo Announced

Four of the figurines will be making their way to store shelves this holiday season, with Breath of the Wild functionality also included.
Friday 2 Sep 2016 9:16am | 3DS | 3

Nintendo: ‘We Have...
Nintendo: ‘We Have to Do Better When We Launch the NX’

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime admits that the company poorly communicated the uniqueness of the Wii U.
Monday 29 Aug 2016 9:02am | Wii U | 4

Report: NX to Be...
Report: NX to Be Portable Console with Detachable Controllers

Multiple sources claim that Nintendo’s upcoming system will be bookended by two detachable controllers, for portable and home use.
Wednesday 27 Jul 2016 8:12am | Wii U | 6

The Weekend Chat: Who...
The Weekend Chat: Who Won E3?

With E3 done and dusted, it's time to sift through the remains and crown a winner. Who do you think came out on top? Have your say inside!
Friday 24 Jun 2016 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 22

Monolith Soft is...
Monolith Soft is Helping with the New Zelda

The studio behind open-world JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles X is helping out with development of the upcoming game.
Tuesday 21 Jun 2016 9:08am | Wii U | 2

Nintendo NX Will Use...
Nintendo NX Will Use Physical Media

Contrary to its original patent – which had no optical drive – Nintendo’s new console will use physical media according to GameStop.
Tuesday 21 Jun 2016 7:57am | Wii U | 8

Miyamoto Hints at New...
Miyamoto Hints at New Mario Reveal for Next E3

Everyone’s favourite plumber could be making an appearance at E3 next year, just in time for Nintendo’s new system.
Monday 20 Jun 2016 7:51am | Wii U | 3DS | 1

Watch the Nintendo...
Watch the Nintendo Treehouse Stream

Need as much Legend of Zelda in your life as possible? Check out Nintendo's stream on Wednesday June 15, 4AM NZST to see it all!
Tuesday 14 Jun 2016 9:00pm | Wii U | 3DS | 2

The Weekend Chat: Game...
The Weekend Chat: Game Delays – Why Do They Happen?

When it isn’t your favourite big budget title being delayed, it’s your smaller indie ones. Why do you think modern games see so many delays?
Friday 27 May 2016 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 10

Nintendo Announces New...
Nintendo Announces New E3 Plans

The Japanese company won’t be hosting a Nintendo Direct this year, instead opting to have a Treehouse stream dedicated entirely to Zelda.
Friday 6 May 2016 10:30am | Wii U | 5

Nintendo’s NX...
Nintendo’s NX Launches next Year, Delays Legend of Zelda

In a rather unceremonious reveal via press release, Nintendo’s latest console will arrive in March 2017.
Thursday 28 Apr 2016 8:16am | Wii U | 6

Report: Nintendo NX...
Report: Nintendo NX Releasing This Year with Zelda as a Launch Title

Saturday's announcement of Pokemon Sun and Moon has lent credence to a report stating that Nintendo NX will be out this year.
Monday 29 Feb 2016 8:22am | Wii U | 3

Final Fantasy XV...
Final Fantasy XV Director Wants to Work on Zelda

Hajime Tabata has said his dream project would be "a Zelda game made with the technology and know-how of Final Fantasy XV".
Tuesday 20 Oct 2015 8:36am | Wii U | 4

Report: Nintendo to...
Report: Nintendo to Launch Its Own Loot Crate Rival, N-Box

Nintendo are reportedly putting together a subscription box service, similar to the likes of Loot Crate and Zavvi's Z-Box.
Friday 31 Jul 2015 10:33am | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | 3

An Unofficial Zelda...
An Unofficial Zelda Series Takes to Kickstarter

Aeipathy Industries, a team of Legend of Zelda fans, have taken to Kickstarter to make their dream of producing an animated series a reality.
Wednesday 15 Jul 2015 10:43am | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | 4

The Legend of Zelda...
The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Delayed Beyond 2015

Nintendo is no longer targeting a 2015 release for the new title, instead focusing on making it "the most complete and ultimate Zelda game."
Monday 30 Mar 2015 8:31am | Wii U | 2

Zelda Netflix Series...
Zelda Netflix Series Report is Inaccurate, Says Nintendo

Satoru Iwata, the CEO of Nintendo, says that the rumoured development of a live-action Zelda series is "not based on correct information."
Tuesday 24 Mar 2015 1:06pm | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | GBA

Report: Live-action...
Report: Live-action Zelda Series in Development for Netflix

A source familiar with the matter claims that a direct-to-Netflix, live-action Zelda series is currently in early development.
Saturday 7 Feb 2015 1:10pm | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | GBA | 5

Nintendo Direct...
Nintendo Direct Scheduled for Tomorrow Morning

The latest Nintendo Direct takes place at 3am tomorrow morning, with a focus on autumn 2015 releases for Wii U and 3DS.
Wednesday 14 Jan 2015 10:14am | Wii U | 3DS | 1

Nintendo Direct...
Nintendo Direct Scheduled for Tomorrow

A Nintendo Direct briefing starting at 11 am on Thursday, November 6 will look at a range of upcoming 3DS and Wii U software.
Wednesday 5 Nov 2014 9:57am | Wii U | 3DS | 5

Nintendo Responds to...
Nintendo Responds to Calls for a Robin Williams Tribute

"We will not be discussing what might be possible for future games during this difficult time, but we will hold our memories of Robin close."
Monday 18 Aug 2014 8:25am | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | GBA | 2

The Legend of Zelda...
The Legend of Zelda Monopoly On the Way

A Legend of Zelda-themed Monopoly set will release in the USA next month, with GameStop selling an exclusive version.
Monday 4 Aug 2014 9:53am | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | GBA | 8

Nintendo Has
Nintendo Has "Ideas" for a New 3DS Zelda Game

While all eyes are on the Wii U entry in the Legend of Zelda series, Nintendo hasn't forgotten about its handheld console.
Friday 4 Jul 2014 4:04pm | Wii U | 3DS | 8

Zelda Williams Teases...
Zelda Williams Teases "Extra Special" Plans for E3

"Who's going to E3? I'll be doing something extra special there. More details soon!" wrote actress Zelda Williams on Twitter today.
Wednesday 28 May 2014 3:38pm | Wii U | 3DS | 9

Zelda, Pokemon, Mario,...
Zelda, Pokemon, Mario, Blizzard, and Halo Board Games Coming

Is Heroes of the Storm releasing before the end of the year? It seems so, if the board game version's release date is accurate
Tuesday 4 Mar 2014 1:10pm | Xbox One | 360 | Wii U | 3DS | 7

Could a LEGO Legend of...
Could a LEGO Legend of Zelda Set Get Approved?

A Legend of Zelda set makes it through to the review stage of LEGO's crowd-sourced project ideas platform, LEGO Cuusoo.
Monday 3 Feb 2014 10:04am | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | GBA | 11

Nintendo Direct - News Summary

New Mario & Luigi RPG, Luigi DLC for New Super Mario Bros. U, Mario Golf, Donkey Kong, and more.
Friday 15 Feb 2013 4:46pm | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 7

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Coming to Australia

Club Nintendo members get a discount, but you'll need to fly to Sydney to take advantage of it.
Friday 25 Jan 2013 3:51pm | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | DS | GCN | GBA | 2

Nintendo Direct - News Summary

New Zelda, Mario confirmed, Wind Waker HD remake, new Xenoblade-like game, and more.
Thursday 24 Jan 2013 10:59am | Wii U | 11