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The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword
9.9 out of 10

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Guide 2 Games
7 September 2012
  • 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.
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Overall 9
9.3

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword

Reviewed.com
5 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Link, Zelda, and the lands they inhabit have all grown and changed for over five generations of video game consoles, and the leaps and bounds taken with almost every game are impressive.
  • Pros: Beautiful art and sound design offer a sensually rich experience, Nintendo at last delivers solid motion controls , with superb responsiveness and fluid combat
  • Cons: Some control gimmicks were distracting and made completing certain tasks difficult, Stylistic choices led to an experience that didn’t feel as epic as we would have liked
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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Armchair Empire
6 February 2012
  • 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...
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Overall 9
8.5

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

PlayDevil
13 January 2012
  • 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...
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Stuck in the Clouds

GameCritics.com
8 January 2012
  • Conclusion: To open the gate of time, you must attain the three sacred flames. To get the sacred flames, you must acquire the three sacred gifts. To get those, you must procure the fifteen tears of the goddess....
  • Pros: The boss in dungeon four.
  • Cons: Inconsistent stabs AND falling off a ledge to be respawned next to a lantern ghost in the Silent Realm.
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Overall 9
9.0

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Evergeek
6 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Just when everyone gets ready to dismiss Wii for its recent lack of high quality games, Nintendo goes and releases a high quality game. Go figure.
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Overall 9
9.0

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Wii Review

Console Obsession
31 December 2011
  • 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.
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

VideoGamer.com
28 December 2011
  • Excerpt: It’s no surprise that Zelda has historically been a bit of a magpie. It does, after all, tell the story of a boy who destroys the property of others in a ceaseless search for shiny things.
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Overall 9
8.7
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
9.0
Replay value 8
7.5

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game review

Boys' Life magazine
26 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Five loooooonng years. It’s been quite a wait for a new The Legend of Zelda for the Wii. But with Skyward Sword, that lengthy wait is finally over. Nintendo has brought you another thrilling serving of the silent hero Link’s mysterious epic adventures.
  • Pros: It’s a brand-new Zelda; inventive ways to play; riding Loftwing.
  • Cons: Jaggies on graphics show the Wii’s age; tips can be confusing; controls take getting used to.
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Overall 10
10
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
9.8
Control 10
9.6
Addiction 10
10

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

Cheat Code Central
26 December 2011
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