There's a lot to like about Breath of the Wild. The first hands-on demo was so good, says news man Tom Phillips, that he played it four times at this year's E3. That's four more times than I've been able to.

But thankfully our friends over at Digital Foundry went hands-on with the game last week and sent me a bunch of video footage to have a look at. Most of the stuff you'll have seen already, thanks to Nintendo's E3 livestream, but something did jump out at me.

It turns out Breath of the Wild is only pretending to be an open-world full of quests and adventure. Really, it's a game about physics.

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