Breath of the Wild Receives Elusive Perfect Score from Famitsu

Only 23 other games have ever received the same score.

By Angela Marrujo. Posted 03/01/2017 13:00 1 Comment     ShareThis

Famitsu has given only 24 perfect scores in the history of the magazine, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is that 24th title. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker, and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword are the only other titles in the Zelda franchise to have received this rare distinction. The following is a complete list of all of the games that Famitsu has awarded a perfect score to:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Soulcalibur
  • Vagrant Story
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  • Nintendogs
  • Final Fantasy XII
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • 428
  • Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
  • Monster Hunter Tri
  • Bayonetta
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
  • Pokémon Black / White
  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2
  • Kid Icarus Uprising
  • Yakuza 5
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

The time is almost here for you to decide whether you agree with Famitsu’s review and rating of Breath of the Wild! What do you think of the 24 games that Famitsu has deemed as perfection? Let us know how you feel in the comments!

Source: Nintendo Everything

One Response to “Breath of the Wild Receives Elusive Perfect Score from Famitsu

  • 1525 points
    penduin says...

    Some curious choices there, but mostly I’d say the latest Zelda is in strong company.

    I assume the folks at Famitsu hadn’t finished MGS5, because nobody has, because the game’s ending was never finished. And maybe the Japanese version didn’t have the wrong voice actor — someone who couldn’t pronounce the word “nuclear” in a story about nuclear weapons. (It seems I very much disagree with calling MGS5 “perfect” :^)

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