Tag: Breath of The Wild
Quiz Are You Ready For Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom? Find Out With Our Fiendishly Hard BOTW Quiz
How much do you remember?
The first day of February marked just 100 days until the release of Tears of the Kingdom, and that means it's time to start training up. While we have no way of measuring the strength of your trigger fingers or how fast your reaction times are, we can test your brain — and in particular, how well you know Breath of the...
Random This Huge Breath Of The Wild Minecraft Build Adds Zora's Domain, Vah Ruta And More
Update: Nearing 25% completion
Update [Mon 21st Nov, 2022 15:45 GMT]: You might remember that back in August we were quite frankly amazed at a huge Minecraft project by Grazzy which saw the builder attempting to recreate the entire Breath of the Wild map in glorious blocky detail. Well, while the world is still far from completion, Grazzy has shared...
Feature 17 Things You Might Not Know About Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
Brush up on your knowledge before Tears of the Kingdom!
Oh, you think you know everything about Zelda, do you? Name all six sages. Juuuuust kidding, we're no gate(of time)keepers here — but we do have a bunch of facts for you about Breath of the Wild, which is somehow a game that just keeps giving. Not a week goes by without us learning something...
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Glitch Lets You Take Harmless Yiga Clan Members On Adventures
Welcome to the Yiga-ng
All those of us who have played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (and seriously, is there anybody left out there who hasn't played it yet?) will know of the pain of the Yiga Clan. Just when you are low on health, right as there is something that you would really rather be doing right now, the Clan members descend and...
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Figures Out How To Disarm A Lynel
A golden opportunity for Link
Lynels are often considered one of Link's most fearsome foes in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. With their huge, hulking figure, alarming speed, and dangerous weapons, we've had many a run-in with these creatures that have often ended in disaster. But someone's figured out a wait to clip this beast's fur and...
Random Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Dragon Mechanic Makes It Easier To Unlock Every Shrine
Tipping the scales in your favour
It is truly a testament to the genius of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that we are still discovering new mechanics in the game five years on. One such detail that has passed us by unnoticed for all this time has been recently brought to our attention by Gaming Reinvented, and it concerns the order in which...
Random Go Sightseeing Underwater With This Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Trick
No Zora armor needed
We're not saying Link should be a bit of a better swimmer after appearing in so many games, but given the scope of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's world — and its beauty — we're a little bit sad we can't do a bit more exploring in the depths of the lakes and oceans. Well, that's if you limit yourself to the game's...
Random This Might Be The Best Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Model We've Ever Seen
Sheikah got nothin' on this!
We've seen all sorts of wonderful creations based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild since the game launched back in 2017, including beautifully crafted miniature statues and a stunning Zelda cosplay, but this may well be the most impressive creation we've seen yet. Cos
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Trick Lets You Take Your Horse Up Death Mountain
Freeze, I said freeze!
Glitches and tricks for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild just keep on coming, don't they? The latest, from prolific glitch enthusiast channel Gaming Reinvented, allows you to take your horse to places it's never been before: up a mountain full of hot, flaming lava. The trick essentially allows you to semi-permanently...
Random WWE's Stone Cold Steve Austin Says Breath Of The Wild Is The Best Zelda Game
"That's a bold choice"
Wrestling and video games go together pretty perfectly, so it perhaps shouldn't be a surprise when some of the world's most famous wrestling superstars have some strong opinions. However, if there's one wrestler that fans might be surprised to hear talk about video games, it's the legendary Stone Cold Steve Austin. The Hall...
News Oops, An Italian Voice Actor May Have Spoiled Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2
Potential spoilers abound!
Because of its recent delay, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 rumours are swirling around, with fans dissecting every screen, trailer, and interview. Nintendo has been pretty coy about sharing information on the upcoming Zelda game, even refusing to reveal the title in case it gives away too much. Except the...
News Digital Foundry Reiterates That, No, Breath Of The Wild 2 Is "Not Too Big For Switch"
No need to save the rupees for a successor yet
Those good ol' Switch 'Pro' rumours have been back in force since The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2's delay a few weeks ago. And with the new footage that dropped alongside news of the delay, so too did discussions around just how good it looked. In their weekly discussion, the team over at...
Poll So, Do You Think Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 Will Actually Release In 2022?
Will we be playing it next holiday season?
We might still be saying "Happy New Year" to people we meet, but we're well into January now and when we survey the upcoming slate of games for Switch, we have to say it's looking particularly tasty. However, as great as Pokémon and Kirby are shaping up, it's The Legend of Z
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Walkthrough, Tips And Hints
Don't go alone, take this
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set a new bar for Nintendo's classic series, adding a whole host of new items and systems, not to mention enemies and weapons. It's a huge adventure and we figured you might need some help along the way. We've broken up our content into various specific guides that you should find useful...
News New Proof Of Concept Video Showcases Zelda: Breath Of The Wild In Virtual Reality
No Labo involved here
It feels like every other day we're hearing something new about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Between bread-based speedruns, Skyloft mods, and even
Random Breath Of The Wild's Secret Debug Room Is Full Of Weapons, Frogs, And A Bull In A Box
The boss is a Very Large Bug
We've covered modder Waikuteru a fair... few... times... here on Nintendo Life, and that's largely because the mods they make and the secrets they discov
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Best Armour And Clothing Sets
Dress for success
Clothing has never played a more important role in any Zelda titles than it does in Breath of the Wild. Link's multiple options serve not only to make him more stylish but also to protect him from Hyrule's harsh environment. With that in mind, we've put together a list of all of the options we've been able to find along with what...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: All Shrine Locations And Maps
Time to bulk up your hearts and stamina
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an incredible game, both in terms of critical acclaim and sheer size. Few aspects of Link's latest sprawling adventure exemplify this as well as the sheer number of shrines - miniature dungeons focused solely on puzzle solving. Finding all of the shrines in Breath of...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: All amiibo Unlocks
We are the Champions
If you have been collecting amiibo from the start, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the perfect opportunity to cash-in on your investment with both the Wii U and Switch versions of the game. Every single amiibo released out there (including amiibo cards!) will work in the game, summoning cooking or crafting materials...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Tarrey Town Quest
From the ground up
It's amazing how much of the content included in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is entirely optional and can easily be missed on your first playthrough if you're not exploring off the beaten track. One of the coolest optional features involves the construction of an entire town as part of the "From the Ground Up" side...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: How To Get The Hylian Shield
It's dangerous to go alone
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW) is almost gleeful in the way it casts aside the traditions of the series to present an open-world adventure unlike any other. Not only is protagonist Link relieved of his signature green tunic and iconic hat (at least by default, anyway), the famous Maste
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Shae Loya Shrine Solution
Stock up on arrows and manipulate time to solve this shrine
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s more easily located shrines tend to be used to test a skill you need to know in the main quest. So it is with Shae Loya, a shrine en route to Rito Village that tests your precision archery skills in preparation for your airborne showdown with...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Sha Warvo Shrine Solution
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
How many shrines must a man hunt down, before he can defeat an ancient evil composed of pure malice, returned from a ten-thousand year slumber with calamitous consequences? “It depends”, is one answer we imagine Bob Dylan could give to this question, if he wasn’t so quick to defer to the wind...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Keo Ruug Shrine Solution
Deep in the Lost Woods, the stars have all the answers
Keo Ruug shrine – subtitled ‘Fateful Stars’, is one of the most conveniently located shrines in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. However, the constellation-themed puzzle is as tricksy as the inhabitants of the Lost Woods in which it can be found, thanks to an oft overlooked hint...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Mirro Shaz Shrine Solution
Solving a fore sword adventure in the Woodland tower region
Mirro Shaz shrine sees Link step onto the Links for a spot of golf. However, the ‘Temper’ in the shrine’s subtitle – ‘Tempered Power’ – may well describe your own frustration more than it hints at the trick to solving it. Stick with this guide, and we’ll show you how to get...
Guide Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Shee Vaneer And Shee Venath Shrine Answers and Solutions
How to locate and solve the twin shrines of the duelling peaks
Among the 134 post-DLC shrines of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, there are more than a few that stand out, showcasing unique ideas that delight and occasionally perplex players. Shee Vaneer and Shee Venath – both subtitled ‘Twin Memories’ – are a fantastic example of...
Video Check Out Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Running At 60fps And Without Cel Shading
An interesting change
Throughout the Legend of Zelda series, and especially with the more recent entries to the franchise, each instalment's art direction has been a real focal point for discussion and has given each game their own, unique identity. Breath of the Wild was no different; seeing Hyrule in its cel-shaded guise feels so right, even for...
News Legend Of Zelda Concert CD And Blu-Ray Available To Order Now
Treat your ears and eyes
Japan often plays hosts to incredible Legend of Zelda concerts featuring fully orchestrated performances of beautiful pieces from the series' history. Naturally, it'd be pretty expensive to fly over there and experience one first hand, but this new CD and blu-ray release might just do the trick. Available with international...
News Link's Family Excluded From Dark Horse's English Zelda Book: Creating A Champion
If you want more of an insight into the Zelda universe, it’s hard to pass up a juicy fact book. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion was one of the more recent ones released by Dark Horse. In Japan, this book known as the Master Works. Other than the language differences, you would naturally expect the two...
News Eiji Aonuma Wants Players To Decide How Breath Of The Wild Connects To Existing Zelda Timeline
No plans to officially link it
The placement of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild within the series' timeline continues to be questioned, even though Nintendo's Japanese website has positioned the Switch release at the very end with no connections to existing time arcs. According to a translation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -...
Random How Much Would It Cost To Buy A House In Breath Of The Wild In Real Life?
A lot less than you'd think
Buying your own humble abode inside a video game can be a very satisfying part of the experience, and in some cases, can actually be at the centre of the game's entire makeup. Adding customisation options to your new build only adds to the excitement, and we can only begin to imagine the vast amount of virtual homes that...
News Breath Of The Wild Has Been Added To The Zelda Series Timeline, But There's A Catch
Can you figure it out?
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has now been given an official placement on the Legend of Zelda series timeline, but things aren't quite as simple as we might have hoped. The Zelda series' timeline had been heavily speculated by fans for years until finally, saving any additional future torment, Nintendo released an...
Video 8 Little Facts About Octopath Traveler that You Might not Know
Or more, depending on what you class as a 'fact'
Octopath Traveler is a hit, I don't think anyone's going to be denying that any time soon, but now all the dust has settled with the reviews and the like, we felt it was about time to look at some of the finer, more obtuse details that lie in wait just waiting to be put into a Nintendo Life video. We...
News Dress Up As Link When Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Arrives On Switch This August
Doing the DLC rounds
Following yesterday’s announcement The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild would crossover with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Capcom has now confirmed its own Breath of the Wild DLC for Monster Hunter XX will be made available in the western version of the title -
Video Watch Mario Battle Bowser In The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
The perfect crossover doesn’t exis-
The modding community has been quite strong for The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, bringing new and bizarre changes to Nintendo’s awe-inspiring open world adventure. Whether it be the inclusion of an in-universe character, like a playable Zelda, or someone from outside, like
News Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Clears One Million Sold In Japan While BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Struggles
It's this week's Japanese charts
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has now sold over a million physical copies in Japan, according to the Media Create charts for May 28th to June 3rd. The Switch launch title sold 6,722 copies during this period, making it good enough for 9th place. It has now sold 1,004,689 copies in Japan since it launched...
Guide Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition - How To Play As Breath Of The Wild Link And Zelda
Link of the Wild
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is the latest adventure featuring our favourite Link and Zelda. You'll battle across the face of Hyrule alongside popular returning characters from the franchise. Ever wished you could get a taste of what it's like to be Ganondorf? This is your chance. Those who first experienced The Legend of...
News Breath Of The Wild Mod Finally Lets Zelda Forge Her Own Legend
Who needs Link, eh?
Considering how her name is in the title of one of gaming's most venerable series, Princess Zelda has had surprisingly little time in the dungeon-clearing spotlight. And that goes for Nintendo Switch super-hit Breath of the Wild, too. Well, one group of ambitious modders have decided to give her the proper heroine makeover she...
Video Here's How Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Might Have Looked On Game Boy Color
A Think To The Past
Most of us are likely pretty familiar with the gorgeous art style of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by now; releasing alongside the Switch on launch day, the game took the world by storm, hoovering up more awards than anyone could ever have expected. What if the game had been released 20 years or so ago, though? The...
News These Early Zelda: Breath of the Wild Concept Designs Have Us Dreaming Of A Darker Sequel
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild turned out to be a near-masterpiece in the current climate of games, starting a trend that has seen some of Nintendo's top franchises taking bold new directions to fantastic effect. Because of this, we're rather happy that the big N finalised the game's development in the way it did, although...
News A New Secret Has Been Found In The Master Trials For Breath Of The Wild
The game that keeps on giving
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game that feels infinite in many ways, with an extremely densely packed and massive overworld that contains untold amounts of secrets and easter eggs. Now that it’s been over a year since release, it was more or less expected that the unstoppable force that is the internet...
News Zelda: Breath of the Wild And Super Mario Odyssey Win Big At BAFTA Games Awards
But not quite the stars of the show
We all know that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey are fantastic games; having taken the world by storm last year with some fresh ideas for its top franchises, Nintendo has been taking countless awards home for these top titles left, right, and centre. Amazingly, this trend is still...
News The Games Industry Reacts To The White House's Violent Games Showreel
"Everyone associated with those games should be ashamed of themselves"
Last week, U.S. president Donald Trump held a meeting with industry executives to discuss the issue of violence in video games, a meeting which was viewed by many as a way of scapegoating interactive entertainment in relation to the recent spate of school shootings in the...
News This Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Linkle Mod Isn't Official, But It Really Should Be
Cool and convincing
Ever since the Zelda: Breath of the Wild artwork for Link was first shown off, showing a slightly more androgynous look to the character than we usually see, many of us were left speculating whether the game's hero might actually be female (or at least have a female character as an option to choose from). While this, of course,...
News Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Stunning 5-Disc Soundtrack Release
Another Japan-only treat
To celebrate The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's upcoming one-year anniversary, Nintendo has announced a stunning 5-disc soundtrack which is set to be published by Nippon Columbia. The initial print run for this soundtrack will come with a fancy three-sided slipcase, a 'The Legend of Zelda Field Music Collection', and...
News This Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guardian Nendoroid Is Much Cuter Than We Remember
"And he shall be my squishy"
Collectible figures don't usually come much cuter than Good Smile's Nendoroid range and, while we never expected to find The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Guardians cute in any way whatsoever, we suddenly find ourselves in a position where we are contemplating purchasing about 20 of the things just to dot...
Art Check Out This Incredible Zelda: Breath Of The Wild x Splatoon Mash-Up
Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl, Inkling Bokoblin?!
As you are probably aware, we're pretty big fans of Splatoon here at Nintendo Life. Then Breath of the Wild came in to our lives, and - even though it was only one year ago - we really don't know how we coped without it. Imagine our shock and delight, then, as we stumbled upon illustrator...
News Zelda And Nintendo Win Big At The 2018 D.I.C.E. Awards
Wins for Mario + Rabbids, Mario Kart and Snipperclips, too
The 21st D.I.C.E. Awards took place in Las Vegas last night, and Nintendo was one of the big winners. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild scooped four awards, making it a memorable night for Nintendo. The Switch and Wii U title won Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement In Game...
News Black Panther Director Is A Big Fan Of Nintendo Switch
Also, he’s been binging on Stardew Valley
Right now, Black Panther is the movie of the moment; Marvel’s latest release has been making headlines and smashing records left and right. The film was directed by Ryan Coogler, an acclaimed African American director who was noticed for his work on Creed in 2015. Now, Coogler is enjoying his time in the...
Awesome Behold This Amazing Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 3D Printed Hyrule Castle
Looks good enough to eat
Some days you just see some things on the interwebz and you think to yourself "how even did they do that?" Reddit user cryptid007's 3D Printed Hyrule Castle from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gave us one of those moments of awe when we saw it today. This 3D printed wonder was made with assisted of a...