The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Switch's debut and Wii U's demise are marked by a radical reinvention of The Legend of Zelda that will go down as an all-time great.

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The best 15 Switch games you can play right now

Plus! A podcast explaining our choices.

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Digital FoundryLabo VR: how Mario and Zelda look and play in virtual reality

Can Switch handle VR ports of its most advanced games?

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How to play Zelda in VR mode, step-by-step

As Labo VR support launches today.

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Here's how Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks using Nintendo Labo VR

"Rather than change the game, we should let you play it as it is."

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Breath of the Wild co-developer staffing up for new Zelda

With artwork referencing Skyward Sword.

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Zelda DLC 1 - Korok Mask location and the EX Strange Mask Rumours quest explained

Where to find one of the many hidden items introduced in DLC 1.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild walkthrough - Guide and tips for completing the main quests

Our complete walkthrough to the massive Nintendo Switch and Wii U adventure.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild horses - how to tame a horse, use stables and get Epona

The best way to find a steed to carry you on your long journey.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Captured Memories locations and how to get every Recovered Memory

Where to find all flashbacks dotted around Hyrule for the optional main quest.

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Zelda DLC 1 - Travel Medallion location and the EX Teleportation Rumors quest explained

Where to find one of the many hidden items introduced in DLC 1.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Hylian Shield location, how to beat Stalnox for the best shield in the game

Where to easily find the game's best shield, and what to do when it eventually breaks.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Great Fairy Fountain locations and how to upgrade armour

How to find all four Great Fairies hidden around Hyrule.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild cooking explained - ingredients list, bonus effects, and how to cook with the cooking pot

Everything you need to know about cooking the best meals in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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Zelda DLC 1 Treasure locations - All Tingle, Majora's Mask, Phantom, Midna outfit locations explained

Where to find every new mask and outfit added as part of the first DLC pack.

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Zelda Breath of the Wild DLC 2 guide: EX Champions' Ballad, Divine Beast Tamer's Trial quests and new gear explained

Everything on the second DLC expansion explained, including in-progress explainers on its trials.

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FeatureEurogamer's games of 2017: The big debate

"I don't know, but it's not Shakira…"

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild Champion's Ballad expansion launches today

And Link has a motorbike - the Master Cycle Zero.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Xenoblade quest now live

Champion amiibo support added, detailed.

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Bizarre mod adds GTA character to Zelda: Breath of the Wild

All we had to do was follow the damn Oaki, CJ.

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Engineer invents Switch peripheral for one-handed gamers

Releases free blueprints to 3D print it.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild Shrine locations, Shrine maps for all regions, and how to trade Shrine Orbs for Heart Containers

Where to find and solve Breath of the Wild's many puzzle rooms, and how to turn their rewards into increased health and stamina.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild: The Champion's Ballad DLC teased

Focuses on Zelda herself, and the past champions.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first DLC detailed

Trials! Map tracking! Tingle armour! And more.

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Nintendo Switch shifted 2.74m units in its first month

More copies of Zelda on Switch sold than Switch itself.

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Zelda fan is making Breath of the Wild-inspired 2D game

Play the Breath of the NES prototype now.

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands bests Zelda in US sales for March

Mass Effect Andromeda sales are the second-best in the series.

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Here's one way to cheat Breath of the Wild's shield-surfing challenge

The rules are just different on the mountain.

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Here's how to make a working go-kart in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

I want to drive you through the night, down the hills.

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Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console ever in the US

More copies of Zelda sold on Switch than the console itself.

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Nintendo finally unveils the last Smash Bros. amiibo

Plus three new Link figurines, and three more Splatoon figures.

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Zelda patch improves frame-rate on Switch

UPDATE: Digital Foundry weighs in with new performance tests - and do Wii U users get the improvements too?

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Nintendo releases Zelda: Breath of the Wild documentary video

UPDATE: Missing videos restored. I am error no more!

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GAME is having trouble with launch day Nintendo Switch deliveries

UPDATE: Amazon, Nintendo UK store, ShopTo having issues too.

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Digital FoundryZelda on Switch runs more smoothly in portable mode

But do the visuals hold up compared to the docked experience?

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first prototype looked like a NES game

Director wanted multiple solutions so people wouldn't look up walkthroughs online.

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FeatureThe big Zelda: Breath of the Wild interview

Eiji Aonuma on how Zelda made the Switch, and how female Link was briefly considered.

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Zelda fans uncover Breath of the Wild backstory from Special Edition map

Runes translated from Sheikah to Japanese to English.

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Here's what Zelda Amiibo do in Breath of the Wild

It's dangerous to go alone! Take this.

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The Game Awards 2016 live report

Breath of the Wild! Koj! Some other stuff, probably! Live from 2am GMT.

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FeatureWhat Zelda can learn from Skyrim

Because you can teach an old dog new tricks.

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Nintendo announces US Legend of Zelda live puzzle escape game

So you can play Zelda in March after all.

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Before the Switch: Here's the full line-up of what's left for Wii U and 3DS

The Wii U has two first-party games on the horizon: Zelda and... Project Giant Robot?

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New Zelda 30th anniversary amiibo will work with Breath of the Wild

Also out now - Skyward Sword on Wii U, new Hyrule Warriors DLC.

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What's going on with Zelda: Breath of the Wild's rupees?

You can find them out in in the wild after all.

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Digital FoundryZelda: Breath of the Wild pushes Wii U hardware to the limit

Digital Foundry goes hands-on with Nintendo's most technologically ambitious project to date.

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Zelda: Breath Of The Wild is being co-developed by Monolith Soft

Over 100 Xenoblade devs collaborated on it.

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Nintendo Zelda Treehouse E3 2016 live report

See the all-new Zelda in action live from 5pm BST.

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NX won't be sold at a loss

It "would not support the business", says Nintendo president.

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Zelda's browser-based fan remake shut down by Nintendo

Devs will re-release it without Nintendo assets.

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Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2016 concert tour dates announced

UPDATE: Watch them on Stephen Colbert. Returning to Wembley Arena on 23rd April.

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FeatureThe E3 Bulletin: Thursday

Shenmue! Ghost Recon! Zelda! Mirror's Edge!

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The Wii U games confirmed for release in 2015

Triforce yourself to forget Zelda's delay.

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Live-action Legend of Zelda fan film trailer released

We Zora few before, this might be the best yet.

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A live-action Zelda series is in development for Netflix - report

UPDATE: Iwata pours cold water over rumour.

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Zelda Wii U detailed with new developer walkthrough video

Due next year, but not before Star Fox.