Not on purpose, I mean. More like a last-minute switcheroo.
2017's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild shows that a series can reinvent itself by going back to its roots. As a game, it's a modern masterpiece. As a narrative experience... It's fine, but a little disappointing.
Of course, Breath of the Wild's focus is not really on written narrative. The stories that players carve out for themselves as they expl...
How Breath of the Wild went back to its roots in order to reinvent itself.
Since its release in 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has stolen our hearts and comfortably established itself as a modern classic. It's one of the best Zelda games ever, and maybe one of the best games of our generation. In troubled times, Breath of the Wild's peaceful, albeit melancholy, atmosphere provides a welcome respite, or so I've heard. Two...