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Zelda Skyward Sword

9.9 reviews

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword boasts the most realistic sword combat of any game to date, turning every encounter into a challenge of both brains and brawn. Wii MotionPlus technology accurately translates the angle of every sword slice, effectively putting Link’s blade in the player’s hand. Analyzing enemy attack and defense tendencies and counteracting with precise swings of the sword provide a satisfying experience that blends puzzle-solving with a new and distinctly unique combat system

Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: Wii 

Developer Nintendo Publisher Nintendo Release Date Nov 20, 2011

Zelda Skyward Sword Reviews Wii 

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gameinformer.com review
Return to gameinformer.com next Friday, November 11, to read the full Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword review, or look for it in the December issue of Game Informer. The digital edition of our December issue will be available here on Tuesday, November 8. If you'd like to become a Game Informer Digital subscriber
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next-gen.biz review
Unfortunately, that means we've had to remove the review for the time being; we'll reinstate the article on November 11. Until then, you can read the full review in issue 234 of Edge, including our Post Script which looks at how Hyrule has evolved, complete with an interview with Zelda director Eiji Aonuma.
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escapistmagazine.com review
You'll probably be baffled more than once, but Skyward Sword has a few tools to get you back on track. Using your sword like a divining rod, your new dowsing ability helps point you toward important items like key pieces, hearts, or your little blonde friend. Your spirit companion, Fi, can give you intel on your enemies or hints about puzzles, though her advice usually boils down to "look around, dummy." A stone back in Skyloft even provides video clips spelling out how to make it past particularly tricky sections. The hints are a nice fallback for newer players or for when you become truly stuck, but getting out of a dungeon and back to the stone is enough of a pain that you'll really have to want that clue.
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videogamer.com review
And lift you it will. Skyward Sword is Nintendo’s most time- and workforce-intensive project yet, and it shows in every hour you spend with it. It’s a masterful blend of taut design and boldly non-traditional controls, an adventure liberally studded with memorable moments it would be remiss to spoil. Your favourite Zelda is usually your first. For many, come November 18, that won’t be the case any longer.
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eurogamer.net review
Maybe you've played enough Zelda games by now that even that won't be enough to cleanse your palate. That would be a fair response, but if it's so, this game wasn't made for you. Like a tale told from one generation to the next, the point is to keep the tradition alive for others - and for them, Skyward Sword will surely be the greatest adventure money can buy.
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