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GAMES

THE YEAR’S BEST GAMES

NO 1 THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD

NINTENDO SWITCH, WII U

In the opening moments of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you run hero Link to the edge of a cliff, at which point the camera pans out wide, showing off the Studio Ghibli-inspired land of Hyrule in all its glory. The expansive world beckons, and you’re free to go absolutely anywhere. You could even march straight to Hyrule Castle and challenge final boss Ganon. You’d die, of course, but you could do it. Or you could spend the next

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