Game Revolution writes: "The original LostWinds, released early last year as a launch game for the Wii's downloadable service, showed out of the gate how well-crafted games with very restrictive size limitations can be. It used a lot of what makes the Wii a unique platform, using both pointing and direct character controls. Since then, we have gotten very few games with the same quality and originality, some of which are mainly NyxQuest and A Boy and His Blob.
LostWinds: Winter of Melodias picks up right where the first game left off. Toku, an adventurous young boy, with the help of the wind spirit Enril, managed to save his village from the clutches of Balasar, an evil spirit bent on what else but world destruction/domination/conquering. Enril wakes up to discover his mother has gone missing while exploring the frigid lands of a bordering region in search of an item that has the power to rid the world of Balasar forever."