The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Vast adventure with some combat rewards logical thinking.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 60 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 244 reviews

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age 9+


This game is amazing! The art style is beautiful, and the endless possibilities are a nice touch. In this adventure, Link goes on a quest to save Hyrule from an awaking evil. On the way, you'll encounter enemies that Link can battle, puzzles to solve, and over 100+ side quests. There is NO blood or gore, instead, the enemies disappear into a puff of smoke. All the characters (specifically women) are dressed modestly. There is no profanity or sex either. There is a reference to alcohol though, as there is a lady who runs a shop in the game who sells drinks that "are definitely just for adults". Thankfully Link can never obtain these drinks for himself. In addition, there is a character within the game that says "heck". Overall I'd say this game is great for kids 9+ and will provide endless amounts of fun for kids looking for an ever expanding and amazing adventure.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
4 people found this helpful.
age 11+

Wonderful game!

The combat is medieval styled, and anything you kill doesn't have blood. They explode into a puff of smoke and disappear. There is mild alcohol, though the player does not drink, he can serve alcohol to others. When Great Fairies upgrade gear, Link makes an obscene sound when picked up by the Fairies. Link has to hunt in game, but as I said, hunted animals turn into smoke, and leave behind raw game. Great game, but if they got rid of the Great Fairy part, and replace it with enchanting, it would be even better.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
2 people found this helpful.

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