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New Zelda hits #4 on Metacritic's best games of all time

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now rated number four on Metacritic's best games of all time list

Derek Strickland | Mar 2, 2017 at 9:22 am CST (2 mins, 34 secs time to read)

Nintendo has created a Witcher 3-level masterpiece swan song with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and shortly after the review embargo broke, multiple perfect scores propelled the game to Metacritic's best games of all time list.

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At the time of writing, Breath of the Wild is sitting comfortably as Metacritic's fourth best game of all time. The top spot goes to Ocarina of Time on N64, but I do think Breath of the Wild could even unseat the legendary classic to cement itself as a must-have system-seller that Nintendo needs for its new Switch system.

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Metacritic plays a vital role to any game developer's success, and high scores on the review aggregate site can determine whether or not devs get bonus pay. If Breath of the Wild does one thing, it proves that the old adage "they don't make 'em like they used to" might be outdated: Nintendo is back in action and better than ever.

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Sadly we weren't able to get an advance copy of Breath of the Wild nor a Nintendo Switch review unit so our reviews will be late. But don't fret: they are coming, and I'll do my very best to get my impressions, videos and other content out in a timely manner so you can see what all the hype is about.

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But for now be sure to check out our massive Zelda: Breath of the Wild GIF gallery to see what you can do in the game, and all our previous Zelda coverage.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will release tomorrow, March 3, 2017 on Wii U and Nintendo Switch.

Last updated: Apr 6, 2020 at 04:47 pm CDT

NEWS SOURCE:metacritic.com
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Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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