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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.
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...
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.
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.
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.