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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

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Available on:Nintendo SwitchMay 18, 2018

Developer: Koei Tecmo Games

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: Action

Charge into battle with Hyrule’s mightiest legends in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Cut down entire legions of enemies using powerful, over-the-top Dynasty Warriors-style moves, and switch between multiple fan-favourite characters to enhance your strategies.

This new version brings every map, character, and mission from both Hyrule Warriors on Wii U and Hyrule Warriors: Legends on Nintendo 3DS family systems together, including all the original premium downloadable content. Plus, new Link and Zelda outfits based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are included.

Play Hyrule Warriors anytime, anywhere with anyone, with 29 playable characters, up to full 1080p HD graphics in TV mode, and two-player multiplayer on a single system – made possible by sharing Joy-Con controllers.

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7.5 / 10.0

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is a good-quality port of the Wii U game, but outside of much more stable performance and better local co-op it doesn't add enough new content to make replaying the story mode interesting again if you've already tried it. Luckily, the Adventure Mode maps and 16 of the 31 unlockable characters are available from the start.

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4 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Zelda may have inspired one of the best Dynasty Warriors games to date but the end result is still well below average by any other standard.

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8 / 10

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition on Switch brings all the DLC from other platforms together for what is, in essence, a remaster of one of the best Zelda spin-offs.

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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is a Smash where Zelda is all of the Bros. It is bursting with the ghost of Nintendo's sweetest past.

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