The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Widely regarded as one of the best games ever made, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sets Link his toughest challenge yet. With free exploration of a huge open world and a story you can complete in your own order, it is a must-play for the Nintendo Switch.

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The Legend of Zelda
Wii U, Switch
March 3, 2017
Nintendo EPD
Action, Adventure
E for Everyone: Fantasy Violence, Use of Alcohol, Mild Suggestive Themes
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