New video games out this week:
“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.” Any new full-scale “Zelda” game is typically cause for celebration, but this one rides in as a launch title for Nintendo’s Switch portable/home hybrid game console. Both launch on Friday, along with several other Switch title. In this open-world game, Link awakens from a 100-year sleep and must again save Hyrule. Rated E-10+ for Everyone 10 and Older. $60 for Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo Switch.
“1-2 Switch.” One of the more intriguing launch games for the Nintendo Switch is this collection of minigames including a wild west duel, cow milking and a dance-off that take advantage of the console’s unique Joy-Con controllers. It’s a party game that seems like it should have been bundled with the console, but that wasn’t meant to be. Rated E-10+ for Everyone 10 and Older. $50 for Switch.
Also out this week: “I Am Setsuna” (Switch), “Ra2” (Windows PC), “Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo edition: The Card Warriors” (PC), “Just Dance 2017” (Switch), “Horizon: Zero Dawn” (PlayStation 4), “DESYNC” (PC), “Pixel Privateers” (PC), “Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force” (PC), “P.A.M.E.L.A.” (PC), “Flix and Chill” (PC), “Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns” (Nintendo 3DS), “Sneaky Ninja” (PC), “Syrian Warfare” (PC), “Traiteur” (PC), “Locomancer” (PC), “Torment: Tides of Numenera” (PC, PS4, Xbox One), “Meditative” (PC, PS4), “Hover Skate VR” (PC), “Four Last Things” (PC), “Ghost Blade HD” (PS4, Wii U), “Impulse of War” (PC), “Skylanders Imaginators (Starter Pack)” (Switch), “Super Bomberman R” (Switch), “Human Resource Machine” (Switch), “Little Inferno” (Switch), “World of Goo” (Switch), “Mastema: Out of Hell” (PC).
Here’s a trailer for “Breath of the Wild”
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