Remember when we confirmed the devastating news that no, you can’t pet a dog Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? Well, it looks like some dog-loving gamers are out to prove otherwise.

This is true. While there is no official or programmed way to physically pet Link’s companion dog, players have still come up with weird and wonderful ways to do so.

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Take QuillerKween. Taking “you can’t pet a dog in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom” as a threat, they decided to show us that you can. Fine. as if

Noah A went one step further by proving that you can build devices not only for mass murdering Korox, but also for gently stroking the head of your furry friend (thanks The Gamer).

ICYMI, Metacritic is open The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom user feedback from last weekend, and hundreds of players left mixed or negative reviews. As you might expect, this is countered by hundreds of glowing reviews and perfect 10/10 scores that praise the game’s many activities, impressive world and story. And that’s it for now The game’s seventh biggest launch in Japan of all timealso.

IN Eurogamer The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom reviewwe called the sequel “a great follow-up to Breath of the Wild, with some great new systems, amazing scenery, and more dungeon-like spaces, along with a somewhat toned-down focus on resource gathering,” giving it 4 out of 5 stars.