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Two years later, is "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" the best game in franchise?

It couldn’t have happened at a more opportune moment. After 5 struggling years with a console that never caught on with the mainstream, Nintendo found itself at a crossroads. With the relative failure of the Wii U, there was a lot riding on their next console, the Nintendo Switch, to turn around the company’s fortunes and ensure they could stay relevant in the console space dominated by Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox. The Nintendo Switch launched two years ago today, and the rest is history. Having sold 32.27 million units as of the day of the console's two year anniversary, the Nintendo Switch is a certified hit. The system also couldn't have started with better momentum without the release of one of the company’s most important games ever, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . With a whooping 97 Metacritic Score , life-to-date sales hovering at an 11.68 million sold, and a plethora of Game of the Year awards on 2017, The Legend of Ze

Happy Birthday, The Legend of Zelda! Which game is our favorite?

  The Legend of Zelda turns 33 today. Let that sink in. Ever since its release on February 21 st , 1986, The Legend of Zelda has been a cultural touchstone not just for Nintendo, but for video games in general. In its more than three decades of existence, The Legend of Zelda has consistently been the gold standard for a particular kind of action/adventure game that not many people do these days. Yes, some entries have missed more than they’ve hit, but for the most part, the importance of The Legend of Zelda can’t be overstated enough. Here at Stat X Media, we have been huge fans of the series in its many iterations throughout the years. Some of us agree on which is the best game in the series, while others have their own personal favorites. Here are our own personal pics for what we individually think are best games in the series (separated by each member of Stat X Media): Alejandro Segovia (Cofounder/Director of "Critical Corner"):  “The Legend of