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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
2 September 2013
Summary: If the Wii had launched with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword , everything would have been different. Instead, the console launched with The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess , a game that sent all the wrong messages to third parties on how to create a successful Wii game.
Excerpt: These days, it's generally inadvisable to purchase a game sight unseen without checking reviews first, but if there's any series that merits complete trust based on its track record, it's Zelda.
Pros: Great swordplay and environmental puzzles, Seeing the beginning of the timeline, Bonus soundtrack!
Cons: Sometimes fiddly motion controls, Ghirahim, because he's evil, Waiting for a truly HD Zelda
Excerpt: Sword combat against a variety of human-like and non-human enemies with animated blood in some cases. Enemies vanish and purple skull seen upon defeat, player character is seen on fire or electrocuted.
Conclusion: called Skyloft. The people have heard about a mysterious place called the “surface” but nobody has been there or really knows much about it. As you are preparing for challenges as you mature into knighthood, your sweetheart (Princess Zelda) is taken away in a terrible wind storm and is rumored to be...
Summary: Zelda is always magical, but Nintendo are trapped in the structure of the franchise and trying to make the game accessible to a broad audience despite ever more complex systems. But Skyward Sword has started to try and introduce some change as well as make better use of the Wii than any game before...
Excerpt: Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo Release Date: November 18, 2011 ESRB Rating: E10 Available on: Wii Retail Price: $69.99 (with collector’s Wii Motion Plus Remote and CD), standard price without controller, $49.99
Excerpt: Being introduced to the world 25 years ago, The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most enduring of franchises, and in that period the basic formula has largely stayed the same, with the occasional flirt with invention with the likes of Majora’s Mask.