Hyrule Warriors exceeded expectations on Wii U, selling over a million copies worldwide and generally receiving positive feedback. As a follow-up, the crossover game will be coming to Nintendo 3DS with new content under the name Hyrule Warriors Legends. The 3DS version will launch in Japan on January 21st, and popular Japanese publication Famitsu is among the first to step forward and review it.

As always, Famitsu had four different editors review the game, and each assigned it a 1-10 rating for a total possible score of 40.
Hyrule Warriors Legends pulled in a score of 36/10, or an average score of 9. The original release on Wii U had the same overall score, but the individual scores varied a little. While the Wii U game got four ratings of 9, the 3DS version received two 9s, an 8, and a 10 from the reviewers. You can check out the full list of Famitsu ratings for the week below.

Hyrule Warriors Legends (3DS) – 9/9/8/10

Yakuza: Kiwami (PS4/PS3) – 8/9/9/8

Just Cause 3 (PS4/XBO) – 8/8/9/8

FAST Racing Neo (Wii U) – 7/7/7/9

Escape Adventure 7 (3DS) – 7/7/8/8

Seisen Chronicle (3DS) – 7/7/8/7

Drop Zone Under Fire (3DS) – 6/7/6/5

Source: Nintendo Everything

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