Top 10 Best Things About the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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The Top Ten

1 The Zelda series finally making an actually successful attempt to break out of its tired, clichéd old habits

However I think most would agree that the next game should combine Breath of the Wild with more traditional traits, e.g. themed dungeons, story more present than set in the past. Still a masterpiece though

2 The overworld that is roughly twelve times the size of Twilight Princess' yet somehow has more than ten times enough stuff to do in it to compensate for the daunting size increase
3 The overwhelmingly polished gameplay and survival mechanics
4 The paraglider
5 Shrine hunting
6 The Master-Sword-pulling scene
7 The combat system
8 The Divine Beast dungeons

My only problem is I wish they were longer.

9 The cooking system
10 The fact that Revali is literally Falco from the Star Fox series

Revali's a dick

Lol, ikr? He's got that same arrogant attitude. That's why he's my favorite character in this game. The Rito are so beautiful and cool looking in this game.

The Contenders

11 Zelda being portrayed as a complex, multifaceted character.

Best rendition yet.

12 The redesigns of Lost Woods, Death Mountain and Hyrule Castle
13 Square bombs
14 The literally 900 Korok seeds
15 Horse collecting
16 Tower climbing
17 The distinct lack of "(insert here) temple" dungeons throughout the game
18 No more annoying helper characters (and yes, that includes Midna)
19 Weapon variety
20 The fast-travel system
21 Side quests
22 The game actually providing a legit skill challenge for once
23 Shield surfing
24 The astonishing level of detail in the game's overworld map
25 Killing Guardians in literally one hit with the Ancient Arrows
26 Being able to do literally whatever you want, even in puzzles
27 The ragdoll physics on the Moblins
28 Link scavenging body parts from enemies after killing them
29 Seal surfing
30 Link's eating animations
31 Bow-and-arrow bullet time
32 The climbing mechanic
33 The shrines often being quite challenging to find even with the assistance of walkthroughs
34 Killing enemies with Magnesis
35 Sidon
36 Kass
37 The fire mechanics
38 The lightning mechanics
39 The ice mechanics
40 The atmosphere
41 The armor
42 The Great Fairies
43 The physics
44 The weather and temperature mechanics
45 The number of shrines in the game is exactly the same as the number of stars in Super Mario 64
46 The often-brilliant callbacks and homages to previous Zeldas scattered all throughout the game
47 The title
48 Crossdressing Link
49 Literally completely vaporizing enemies into dust through the usage of their elemental weaknesses
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1. The Zelda series finally making an actually successful attempt to break out of its tired, clichéd old habits
2. The overworld that is roughly twelve times the size of Twilight Princess' yet somehow has more than ten times enough stuff to do in it to compensate for the daunting size increase
3. The overwhelmingly polished gameplay and survival mechanics
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