Mar 17, 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
In this episode:
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is finally out, and Beej and
Void are playing (and loving) it. Void has it on the Switch, and
Beej grabbed it on Wii U. We discuss the differences in the
versions and how each piece of hardware handles the game (hint:
they’re pretty much the same).
discuss how Breath of the Wild treats armor and weapons differently
than other games in the series, making it much more like a
traditional RPG, but still feeling totally like Zelda.
setting is a unique version of Hyrule, and it’s a welcome change.
You can see the other Hyrules there, but this one feels more
alive...even though it has technically been destroyed.
- Nintendo did what Nintendo does: makes a game
full of fun little details. In a way, they did what Blizzard did
with World of Warcraft--took an existing genre and perfected
game assumes you’re not stupid and doesn’t have a real “tutorial.”
You have an intro, get some abilities, and are set into the world.
- Hardest Zelda ever. And that’s a good
- There’s a story we care about, and we didn’t
expect that from a Zelda game. But it’s not a Final Fantasy-style
story. It’s told in a really cool way.
are multiple game systems that Void really loves digging into so
that he can experience new and interesting gameplay that may not
have been designed or intended, and even Beej got into figuring out
how to use the game’s physics and systems to think outside of what
the standard solution to a puzzle or fight would be.
- Overall, we are in love with this game, and we
think it is worth every penny and second you spend with
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- Persona 4 Golden is still cool, but he got
Zelda, so that’s taken priority.
- Shovel Knight is just as awesome on the Switch
as it ever was.
- Grabbed a second Switch dock for upstairs after
all because the system is amazing
- Tried Curiosity Box with his kids and thinks it’s great. Can’t wait
for the next box.
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