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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Wii Game

  • Nintendo
  • ESRB Rating E for Everyone 10+
  • Genre Action

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One of the most beloved franchises in history soars to new heights. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword shakes up the tried-and-true adventure game formula and marks a turning point for the franchise. The introduction of full motion controls enabled by Wii MotionPlus™ technology synchronizes player movements with Link's actions while offering the most intuitive play control of any game in the series to date.

  • newegg Most Realistic Sword Combat 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.
  • newegg Soaring Exploration Explore a massive, multilayered world that seamlessly blends soaring exploration in a sea of clouds with intense ground-based adventuring that blurs the line between the main world and traditional Zelda dungeons. Link soars through the skies on the back of a noble bird and dives beneath the clouds to the continent below in an epic quest that lays the foundation for the events in the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
  • newegg Intense Puzzle Solving Prepare for intense puzzle-solving as only The Legend of Zelda games can deliver. Exploration of the forests, volcanoes and deserts requires players to think on their feet as they solve puzzles, overcome obstacles and escape deadly traps. Once they find their way to each dungeon, they are confronted by even more puzzles guarded by fiendish enemies.
  • newegg Arsenal Adventure The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword redefines the traditional Zelda framework and introduces an arsenal of items, upgrades and rewards unlike any game in the franchise to date. The adventure guides players into, out of and back to dungeons and areas they've already completed. Along the way, Link gathers a massive inventory of peculiar items and resources that can be used to upgrade many of his weapons and equipment.
  • newegg Special Music CD Included Every copy in the initial production of the game will come packaged with a special music CD featuring orchestral arrangements of select songs that will be performed at The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert.

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  • Casey a.
  • 7/11/2012 10:38:55 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggs1st Zelda let down

Pros: um.....I can't think of any

Cons: this game is a rip off of windwaker and twilight.
cartoon style graphics and crayon color, just as windwaker.
the controls are extremely bad.

Other Thoughts: plus y is the story depicting zelda having romantic feelings for link? its has already been reviled to everybody on the N64 that they are blood related. "in the past this may have worked but now that's just sick by most people"

also y is a specific sword swing required do defeat the local monsters?

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/10/2012 6:51:46 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt's Zelda

Pros: Awesome game like any other Zelda, couldn't be happier.

Cons: It doesn't make me food

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  • Brock I.
  • 3/31/2012 9:15:16 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe Game Rules

Pros: It's a Zelda game...
Sword Battles with the wii remote are awesome. Slice diagonal left right, down to up, where ever you want. Wii plus remote works awesomely. Enemies require perfect timing and accuracy of your sword. Oh and its really fun.

Cons: Its a little faster than other zelda games. Link can run fast, do a wall walk to grab ledges and has a stamina meter. You get used to it and it really isn't a con. Its actually awesome, but it is different.
Using some items will off center the remote. But you just push down arrow to recenter. Sometimes you have to recenter alot. You get used to it.

Other Thoughts: New egg rules.

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  • sean m.
  • 2/13/2012 10:48:11 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat wii game!

Pros: one of the best wii games!

Cons: control is less then perfect, yet still cool!

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  • Dieter v.
  • 2/1/2012 5:54:10 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsBest Zelda

Pros: Greatest game play with motion control. Best graphics on the Wii. Good story. Just a solid game. ~60hrs game play

Cons: variety of worlds

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  • Sun T.
  • 1/15/2012 1:48:00 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great game, at least my wife says so. I've not had the chance to play it.... wife's been playing the whole time since we got it at release. Very long game.

Cons: Graphics not nearly as nice looking as twilight princess but it has it's own distinct look, kinda cartoon like

Other Thoughts: Overall a very good game and well worth the purchase.

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5 out of 5 eggsAmazing

Pros: NOTE: This is my first Zelda game, so my review is just on this game alone and not in comparison with the other games.

I loved it. The graphics were awesome, the music was pretty (and fit well with whatever you were doing. It made me nervous during battles which was effective). My husband and I bought this game for Christmas, and we keep fighting over who gets to play it haha we just love it. There are so many dynamic things to do with the wii control and nun-chuck that make the fighting and general game interaction so much more engaging.

Cons: Some of the things are hard to see. Like for instance, there was a ledge I needed to grab onto, and I finally had to go find a walkthrough, and even when I got to the place, I still couldn't see the ledge and just had to jump and hope it was there. However, this may be a resolution problem with my TV or wii, not necessarily the game.

Also, and again this may be a wii problem, the wii controller is hard to use for some things. With certain enemies, you have to stab or swing a certain way in order to kill it. But even though I kept stabbing (forward-thrust motion), Link was still swinging at an angle, not stabbing.

Other Thoughts: All in all though, I thought it as a great game, and I was very impressed.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/4/2012 12:39:03 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Game

Pros: This is a great game, the story is very well told and is intriguing. The graphics are very well done, combining Wind Waker's cell shading with Twilight Princess' realistics.

Cons: Ran out of Limited Edition Gold WiiMote copies before i could pick up this game. Was really wanting that WiiMote. The game also requires a Wii Motion Plus, was disappointed when i couldn't find that limited edition.

Other Thoughts: My version came with the 25th Anniversary Symphony CD (limited edition?) and I can tell you it's very well done. The music is absolutely beautiful.

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  • Wendell S.
  • 12/31/2011 12:01:07 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMasterpiece

Pros: I don't know why there are low eggs on this game. THIS TITLE IS A MASTERPIECE!!!! Using motion plus controls does not get in the way.
The soundtrack is amazing. The story is amazing. This game shows us that there is, in fact a future for motion controls.

Cons: NONE!!

Other Thoughts: Some people should not be allowed to write reviews.

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  • Clint C.
  • 12/24/2011 9:00:44 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWasn't Playable

Pros: This is empty because the game isn't playable on my end!

Cons: Had no idea the game wasn't playable with the ordinary Wii Remote. Ordered the game by itself on newegg for my mother-in-law. The start-up screen tells the user to place the Remote and Nunchuk on the ground. Totally didn't know we'd be sitting on that screen indefinitely since neither of us knew the game REQUIRES the Wii RemotePlus.

Other Thoughts: Had there been any specification on the order screen or warning of some sort that the game is a coffee table coaster without the Wii RemotePlus I certainly wouldn't have ordered the game off newegg.
I would have undoubtedly ordered the bundle that included the golden Wii RemotePlus along with the game for $70 from WalMart otherwise.

Can't even return the game now. Forced to go out and buy the controller separately. That's money lost and my loyalty as a customer. I really liked newegg before this. Too shame.

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