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  • Rating:8

    This is my favorite of Zelda's legends

    Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is nintendo's followup to Twilight princess. The best way to describe it is a combination of the colorful art style of Windwaker and the more mature look of Twilight Princess. The plot of ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Among the best Zeldas

    The legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword had me excited. It was the big, new Zelda game for the Wii. Was it good? Was it bad? Well, dear reader, just keep reading.I'll be rating this with five factors in mind: Story, Graphics... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    This by far the Best Zelda Game ever made since Ocarina of Time and the it's the longest Zelda Game yet!

    Back in 2009 Shigeru Miyamoto unveiled a piece of artwork showing what the next Zelda game would look like by showing a picture of Link holding a Shield without a Sword (presumably the Master Sword off course) and a fai... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Years later I got to play this and LOVED IT!

    My brother passed this game years ago when it got out (I remember him playing it and passing it) so now it was my turn! I love Link, can't stop saying that hehe (yes, girls love Link so what? I love him LOL). Anyway, I e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A large adventure that often reaches the series' greatest heights and occasionally stumbles.

    Pros:+ Distinct impressionist art style that exudes personality+ Motion controls are immersive and make the combat more investing+ Dungeons filled with imaginative puzzles and memorable boss fights+ Cinematic cutscenes ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Review

    First of all I'm new to the Zelda series. I beat The legend of Zelda Twilight Princess. my first Zelda experience and it was amazing. I had high hopes for this game whether I agreed with the controls or graphics or anyth... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A big, great looking, frequently entertaining but seldom awe-inspiring adventure.

    The gameplay has a few welcome changes, such as a more intuitive way to switch between different items and other equipment, but some of the core mechanics feel dated and a bit clunky, specifically the awkward auto-jump f... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    THE LEGEND OF ZELDA SKYWARD SWORD REVIEW

    This game, is the beginning of a series of fantabulous coolness great games. 'Nough said, however that is not true, there is more to be said since I am reviewing this game and it would be kind of weird if I ended there. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The best zelda yet? For sure.

    Skyward Sword is the best zelda ever. There's simply no other way of putting it. In fact, it's the best game I've ever played. It constantly surprises, and just when I thought it had done everything it could possibly do,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Skyward Sword is an example of a true flawed masterpiece...

    The Legend of Zelda series is one of gaming's greatest mainstays, and aside from a couple infamous Philips CD-i titles, has been a remarkable series in terms of consistent quality. For the most part, this may be due to t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful