The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

An action-adventure game featuring RPG elements, set in a fantasy world. It is the second installment (to be released for Wii) in the iconic Nintendo series, The Legend of Zelda. The player assumes the role of Link, who one day finds the eponymous item: a powerful, enchanted weapon with a spirit contained within. When it turns out there is a land beneath the surface of the world he is familiar with, the protagonist sets out on a dangerous journey to discover the reasons as to why both worlds were separated. Moreover, the unknown land is taken over by evil that has to be dealt with. In the game, Link can fight his enemies using several weapons (sword plus shield, bow, slingshot, bombs) and a few special accessories, such as a spy-beetle, or a whip used in puzzle solving. The game stands out with its comprehensive controls, designed for Nunchuck and Wii Remote supported by a MotionPlus device, providing vast possibilities.

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Nintendo Wii
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword | Wii

RPG, TPP, fantasy, RPG elements, logical elements, The Legend of Zelda, jRPG

Companies responsible for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Nintendo | game developer

Nintendo | publisher   Official website

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword release date for Wii:

game language:
English

18 November 2011 | Worldwide

18 November 2011 | Europe PAL

20 November 2011 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player , size: 1 DVD
Game score 9.0 / 10 calculated out of 266 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.4 / 10 calculated out of 100 players' votes.  

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Nintendo Wii is an action-adventure game, and the second installment in the The Legend of Zelda series released for that console. Shigeru Miyamoto - Nintendo's most influential game maker was the main designer of the game.

Story

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Nintendo Wii, the player assumes the role of Link. He has his roots in the place known as Skyloft. These are a group of islands floating in the air. Growing up in a peaceful environment and performing casual tasks. One day, Link finds a sword. It is a powerful, enchanted weapon containing a spirit. It turns out there is a land taken over by evil forces beneath Skyloft, and it awaits its savior. With the power of the Skyward Sword and advice it delivers, Link sets out for an amazing journey around both the worlds, trying to find out about the reasons for the separation that occurred between the worlds.

Gameplay

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Nintendo Wii, Link fights his enemies with a few available weapons and special accessories. These include the famous sword in combination with the shield, a bow, a slingshot, bombs, a spy-beetle and a whip, which allows to solve certain puzzles.

Technical aspects

A great feature of the game is the complexity of controls by which the player interacts with the in-game environment. The game utilizes both the Wiimote and Nunchuck combined with the MotionPlus device. The game stands out with impressive visuals. In contrast to Twilight Princess, these are rather cheerful.

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