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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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Overall 10
9.5

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Destructoid
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.
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Overall 9
9.0

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword review

GamesRadar
28 September 2012
  • 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
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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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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
8.8

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)

ccgr.org
3 January 2012
  • 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
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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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