Metacritic has finally opened The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom open to user reviews, and over three hundred players have left mixed or negative reviews.

Although The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is currently the highest rated game of the year on Metacritic and the highest rated of all time on OpenCritic, industry analysts believe that Nintendo’s brand new adventure will impact the charts not just for the next few months, but for “years”some fans are making their disappointment more than obvious, and while the critic score is 96, user rating cumulatively from over 1,600 reviewers is 8.5.

Overview of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – TEARS OF THE KINGDOM GAMEPLAY

Yes, you have to admit that some people are upset with you you can’t pet a dogbut that doesn’t count the hundreds of reviews citing that the sequel doesn’t address its predecessor’s perceived problems, calling the gameplay “boring” or reporting persistent performance issues.

“While Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has received praise from many, I find it disappointing,” said one reviewer. “The pacing of the game felt off, with some sections dragging and others feeling rushed. Despite the huge and visually stunning world, it lacked the depth and immersion I was hoping for. The story and combat, which should have been improved with Breath of the Wild, still leaves a lot to be desired. Overall, Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom didn’t live up to the hype and left me underwhelmed.”

As you might expect, this is countered by hundreds of glowing reviews and perfect 10/10 scores praising the game’s many activities, impressive world and story.

“You only need the first hour of the game to literally sweep everything released in the last two years by any studio,” said one lucky player. “A wonderful creation.”

Hoping Nintendo might consider bringing the Zelda series to life on screen? You’re not even the only one The developers of Tears of the Kingdom were “interested” in the idea. Producer Eiji Aonuma also recently hinted that a A Zelda game with a playable Zelda may finally be a reality.

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.