GameSpot Reviews

Player Reviews

Average Player Score Based on 610 ratings
8.6
Please Sign In to rate The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Score Breakdown Based on 610 ratings
  1. 10 (359)
  2. 9 (106)
  3. 8 (45)
  4. 7 (24)
  5. 6 (16)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (41)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9

    The bar has been raised for the open world genre

    The Zelda series needs no introduction, and neither does its latest installment, Breath of the Wild (BotW). Nintendo did the same thing they did with Twilight Princess and released it as both the final great game for th... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

  • Rating:10

    Fall in Love With Video Games All Over

    Breath of the Wild is an essential video game. At first, I knocked it before experiencing it solely for its presentation. Upon giving it a second chance with my new Nintendo Switch, I had to play it to appreciate what th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Great game, if you like non-linearity

    Pros:- vast open world- items break. Throwing a sword thats about to break at the enemy feels good- characters are interesting, very zelda-esque- music is great- parry system brings more skill to the table- can approach... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    New idea for Zelda breath of the wild game

    When you finish the game and kill dark beast Ganon, how about everything that is in ruins goes back to normal and you can roam and explore and see what it was like before Ganon destroyed everything, and all types of guar... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A VERY welcome addition to the Zelda family

    After a few years away from gaming, I decided to return specifically for BotW based on the trailer, the hype, and my nostalgia for the series in general. I'm happy to say that, despite a few minor issues, Nintendo has do... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Breath Of The Mild

    Breath of the wild wastes no time attempting to suck you into its world with gorgeous visuals and music. But don’t be fooled it doesn’t matter how beautiful the icing is that you put on a cake, if the cake it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    I Don't Care, this is Unplayable

    As a 40yo father of three who values their time away from video games (imagine that) this is unplayable. The actual score I give it doesn't matter. I stopped playing it after 2 hours.Did Nintendo successfully implement... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    This is not your father's Zelda game

    The Legend of Zelda series has been highly praised for years and despite how much love the series has gotten over the years, several games still had some issues. Windwaker and Twilight Princess were too disgustingly easy... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    This is not your father's Zelda game

    The Legend of Zelda series has been highly praised for years and despite how much love the series has gotten over the years, several games still had some issues. Windwaker and Twilight Princess were too disgustingly easy... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    One in a life time

    this review saying stuff YOU MOST KNOW before you buy Legend of Zelda breath of the wild [not spoilers] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- •The first two hours of the game are mor... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    From a PS4 owner

    Just to give you a bit of my gaming background. I've been a gamer since the original NES and switch to Sony's as my main gaming platform since the PSX. Although I did owned a N64 (in which I completed Majoras Maks) and a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful