DescriptionThe Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword once again places the player in control of Link, a Hylian boy who this time around lives in the floating nation of Skyloft. Link is in love with a local girl called Zelda but one day while flying on their bird mounts, a tornado shows up out of nothing and takes Zelda away from Link. After that Link teams up with Fi, a spirit living within a sword and he descends to the long-forgotten surface to search for Zelda.
The game is structured very similar to previous Zelda games: you travel through an overworld in search of temples to visit and once in you solve a series of puzzles before fighting a boss at the end and receive the next bit of plot. The biggest change is that the overworld is more focused on puzzles this time around with only a handful of action. Also new is the implementation of the Wii Motion Plus which allows full 1:1 controls and new puzzle possibilities.
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- "ゼルダの伝説 スカイウォードソード" -- Japanese spelling
- "Zelda no Densetsu: Skyward Sword" -- Japanese title
- "TLoZ: Skyward Sword" -- Common abbreviation
- "젤다의 전설: 스카이워드 소드" -- Korean spelling
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Day / Night cycle
- Gameplay feature: New Game+
- Legend of Zelda series
- Theme: Time Manipulation
|The greatest Zelda game ever made.||krisko6 (387)|
|Proves motion control is not just for casual games.||Rensch (203)|
|25 years of awesome games and still coming out with my game of 2011||Pixelspeech (949)|
|The Escapist||Nov 11, 2011||100|
|D+PAD Magazine||Dec 20, 2011||100|
|Wiiloveit||Nov 20, 2011||30 out of 30||100|
|Nintendo Life||Nov 16, 2011||100|
|Thunderbolt Games||Jan 02, 2012||9 out of 10||90|
|newbreview.com||Dec 05, 2011||4.5 out of 5||90|
|TheSixthAxis||Nov 15, 2011||9 out of 10||90|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 11, 2011||18 out of 20||90|
|JeuxVideoPC.com||Nov 18, 2011||17 out of 20||85|
|The Video Game Critic||Feb 28, 2012||B+||83|
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Music CDEvery copy in the initial production of the game comprised a special music CD with orchestral arrangements of select songs. These were also performed during the Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert, a series of concertos which took place in Tokyo, Los Angeles and London in October 2011 as a preview of the wider 2012 world tour, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses.
Related Web Sites
- Zelda Skyward Sword (LegendZelda.Net section dedicated to The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.)