On the surface, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Pokemon Legends: Arceus couldn’t be more different. The 2017 Zelda game is a grand open-world adventure that sought to completely overhaul its traditional gameplay structure, whereas the upcoming Pokemon spin-off is a grand open-world adventure that currently aims to overhaul its traditional gameplay structure–wait let’s try that again.
Pokemon Legends: Arceus definitely does appear to have taken a liberal pinch of inspiration from Breath of the Wild, but nowhere is that comparison more obvious than in the cover art for both games.
Breath of the Wild’s cover features its protagonist Link perched on top of a hill, gazing at a massive mountain range in the distance, while Pokemon Legends: Arceus slightly differentiates itself by having two protagonists stare at a single mountain that’s waiting to be explored.
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