See Breath of the Wild modded to run in first-person

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Modders have done some amazing (and deeply strange (opens in new tab)) things with Breath of the Wild's emulation. Now you can even play it in first-person at 60 frames-per-second in whatever resolution you like. As you can see in the video by BSoD Gaming above, the viewpoint smoothly switches to third-person when you climb, swim, or lock-on to an enemy, though you can also perform attacks in first-person.

This is Breath of the Wild running in the Cemu emulator, which is available for consoles as well as PC (though it demands one of the best graphics cards). Other modders have used it to alter aspects of the game like removing rain, changing the way weapon degradation works, or getting rid of the cel-shading to give it a very different look. (opens in new tab)

Here's the mod's official page (opens in new tab).

Jody Macgregor
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Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games (opens in new tab). He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun (opens in new tab), The Big Issue, GamesRadar (opens in new tab), Zam (opens in new tab), Glixel (opens in new tab), Five Out of Ten Magazine (opens in new tab), and (opens in new tab), whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.