THE LEGEND OF Z EL DA : BREATH OF THE WILD
Developer/publisher Nintendo Origin Japan Release March 3
With little to glean on the show floor from a demo we picked clean at last year’s E3, this was a strangely muted showing for the star attraction of Switch’s launch lineup. A livestreamed Nintendo Treehouse session later in the day, however, narrated by Eiji Aonuma and Shigeru Miyamoto, showed us a little more of the considerable meat on Breath Of
The Wild’s bones. Wild horses can be tamed, then registered at local stables, allowing you to switch between the nags in your collection when you dismount at a rest stop. Yet it’s in the unexpected collisions of its systems that
Breath Of The Wild seems most likely to delight. We see Link drop an apple to feed to his newly broken horse, only for a nearby sheepdog to bound over and gobble it up, following our hero around for a while with love in its eyes. £60, you say? Ah, go on, then.