The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a triumphant achievement in world design and free-form, physics-based gameplay. In a radical departure from Nintendo’s tightly scripted roots, this sandbox world simply sets up the rules, and confidently lets creative players bend those rules to their own will.
Combining that complete player freedom with Nintendo’s legendary level of polish, attention to detail, and plenty of “I can’t believe they thought of that” magic moments result in a game unlike anything else we’ve ever played.
Below are 100 mind-blowing “tiny things” that make this vision of Hyrule such a compelling, amazing world to lose ourselves in. We didn’t find all these neat details ourselves. Thanks to the communities at GameFAQS, Reddit, Kotaku, and NeoGAF for uncovering many of these.