ONM writes: If you have the new issue of Official Nintendo Magazine you'll know our Legend Of Zelda Skyward Sword review score is 98%. Now Edge magazine has followed this up with a perfect 10 out of 10 review.
I want this game so much I knew this game would be a GOTY contender
10/10 to Edge still means the add 2 point rule still counts. 12/10 confirmed. GOTY contender.
Hahah amazing!! I think that new-gen gamers are underestimating the importance of a new Zelda which only comes roughly every 5 years, now I'm all for Uncharteds, Skyrims and even Modern Warfares, but boy Zelda is something special. Even if it's for the Wii. (I actually bought that crappy console 5 years ago only to play this, glad it finally payed off lol) A 10 from Edge, damn :D
Who are the morons clicking "disagree" with your post ... the game is getting crazy high scores combined with the fact that practically all Zelda games are game of the year contenders the years they come out... of course it will be a game of the year contender. Whether you PERSONALLY don't think its a game for YOU ... it doesn't change this fact.
Here comes the only gets high scores because of nostalgia games...
Haha, I think a lot of people (myself included) have severely underestimated this game. For all the stuff we say about Nintendo, man, they know how to make a game.
HOLY CRAP 10/10 IN EDGE?! SUPRISE MASTER CLASS GAME THAT WILL SWITCHBLADE ALL GAMES?! That is a great score, lets see if the trend continues. This game has been hidden in the hype train maybe because fanboys think nintendo dont deliver quality games when Mario Galaxy 1 & 2 are highest exclusives this gen..
It's understandable to a point ... the Wii has had just a plain AWFUL year ... but Zelda SS looks like its gonna do its best to make up for it BIG TIME.
@ Loadedklip I agree,doesn't help the fact that the Wii barely gets any games at all.The last two Nintendo games I bought were Goldeneye 007 and Donkey Kong Country Returns...so you can guess how I feel about the Wii right now.
I think this game is going to get 10s like Galaxy did.
of course - it's miyamoto's work
Its going to be an artfull masterpiece... Collectors edition will be mine. I want the gold Wii mote! Ohh also at lest in my book this is a STRONG GOTY contender...
This game is going to take home some awards. I'm even considering plunking down a 150 bucks for it and the new Kirby.
All those idiots saying this isn't GoTY material. It's GoTY worthy just as much as Arkham City, Skyrim and Uncharted 3 will be. We're lucky this fall guys. Real lucky.
but no one is going to take what you say seriously when your avatar is Link. Just letting you know if you get disagrees out of nowhere. :P
@ Op Matrix Yeah I see this game along with Uncharted 3, Skyrim and Arkham City battling for GOTY, I wonder what the other 2 GOTY nominees will be. I expect Gear 3 at the VGAs obviously and sadly COD, but I would hope it would be Assassin's Creed Revelations and Portal 2. There have been so many games other there. each one outshadows the other, like early titles this year such as LA Noire, Killzone 3, LittleBigPlanet 2, and Dead Space 2.
"But look at those JAGGY PIXELS!!! >:( " </sarcasm>
Of course it's GOTY material, but people are going to disregard it because of its platform and leave stupid ignorant comments like "DURR HURR THIS GAEM IS FOR BABBIES!".
I believe that's a contender too :) and it's the longest developed zelda :)
I agree most of us had a PS2 last generation the weakest console of the 3 minus the Dreamcast, when did everyone turn into such graphic whores this gen.
If the other units had the games that the PS2 had but with better graphics, the story wouldn't be the same way.
it`s Edge... most nintendo games get a 10 there It will surely be good, Nintendo know how to make something fun and imaginative but I think they get a lot of free passes with franchises and games that have been constantly been milked on nearly a yearly base.
Lol, when was the last time a main Zelda title has come out? Nearly 3 Uncharted games came out since twilight princess, 3 resistance games.
There has been 3 uncharted titles in the last 20 years right? how many Marios? how many Zeldas? how many pokemons? Don`t start feeling attacked because I seem to dampen the excitement you might have. Nintendo clearly have been Milking their franchises for all its worth. And Edge have clearly been always very lenient in their appreciation of Nintendo software.
@info You can't be serious, Zelda has been around for 25 years, Uncharted has been around for 4. Counting Skyward Sword, there have been a total of 16 Zelda games, or an average of 0.64 a year. Counting Uncharted 3, there's been a total of 3 Uncharted games, for an average of 0.75 a year.
@info Not to mention the Zelda games have been across 9 different systems, whereas the Uncharted releases have been across 1.
@info "3 Uncharted games came out since twilight princess" Did you read?
@info I think Oricon was talking about the fact that this specific game took 6 years or something to make. Where as the games he mentioned only had like 1-2 years development time. So Its natural if a company devotes so much time to make something, its probably gonna be great :P
I think he was clearly stating that the series like Uncharted were more Milking it than Nintendo with its franchises. Which clearly is wrong, if anything publishers like Sony have come up with more "fresh" and new Ip than Nintendo.
No i dont consider Uncharted milked because of fan demand of the games just like Zelda which has a HUGE following, you want Nintendo to ditch them to make new franchises which THEY do, for example Captain Rainbow, Pandora Toward, Xenoblade (Xenoblade has nothing to do with Xenogeard etc) Disaster, Another Code and Soma Bringer and much more, its not like their not experimented on new franchises.
""So Its natural if a company devotes so much time to make something, its probably gonna be great :P "" Unless that game is called Duke Nukem Forever or Too Human ...
@Loadedklip Hahaha!! So true! That's why I used a "probably" there ;P
Name a single Nintendo game Edge gave 10s to that US sites and pubs didn't give 9.5s to 10s ...
So true. Edge kiss Miyamoto's ass at every opportunity they get. Did they even review Wii Music, or did they conveniently not publish a review rather than give it a crap score?
The thing is, for all you can say of Nintendo, they do makes games differently and are particularly good at understanding the art of game design. This reflected by those high scores you tend to see
I would say Nintendo do what they do better then anybody else especially when it comes to level design(mario galaxy). In saying that they are weak in certain areas such as story telling.
HUH! -and edge hates just about everything!, It's funny how even though being a huge zelda fan, Skyward Sword just wasn't interesting me, something felt off, BUT NOW, for the past 3 weeks the excitement has been building-Probably nintendos plan for the game all along!
Indeed, and this 10/10 from Edge has pricked my ears up. Looks like i'm buying a Wii once more sooner than i thought
But how? It looked so boring! Even compared to other zeldas.
Maybe you must... You know, PLAY it?
"Even" compared to other Zeldas? What is wrong with you..
read it and weep those people who have been sleeping on nintendo grabbing all the awards this year :D
everyone knows the GOTY will be COD, sadly... and what is up this guys selling and buying wii everytime a good game comes up? this is why i think it's stupid to sell consoles...
Wow, they called Zelda: Skyward Sword a "a triumph". And TP got a 9 from them by the way. Can't wait! Gamestop.com still has the bundle in stock. Amazon still sold out.
It's been awhile since I played the last home console Zelda (that being Twilight Princess). Twilight Princess was a good game but nothing too different compared to Ocarina of Time/Majora's Mask, imo. But still good game. At least this Zelda is technically the very first Wii version, taking advantage of the controls through motionplus. Anyways can't wait!
10/10 from Edge? what's going on here?!
Of course it was going to be good! It's Zelda!
At first the ONM review still had me skeptical since it IS a Nintendo magazine, but holy fuck if Edge says this game is epic then it probably is.
I find this unlikely considering it's motion control only...luckily I have a modded wii so I won't have to pay for this to find out
I have a modded Wii. and Im goin to buy this game because how epic it is :D
Zelda strikes back!!! Epicness confirmed..haters gonna hate..but leave my Zelda alone..best series EVER!!!
ah jeez, nintendo does it again
I'll believe it when I play it. This is 2011. Give us a STORY, Nintendo!
Hello Are u Dumb???!?! Zelda Always a story and this one is one EPIC one!
Princess Peach got kidnapped? Or is it Zelda that got kidnapped?
Block "antihiroprotagonist& quot ; message, and De-bubble her for her ignorance. And give this site more hits! I wanna read all those Sony fan boys reaction when they see this. xD
has no credibility. On the side note,Zelda is an awesome franchise so I'll be buying this game DAY ONE!
All the more impressive when you consider this is only the 14th perfect 10 score EDGE has awarded since the magazine started in 1993 - and that's across all gaming formats - past and present. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
Skyward sword looks great and with a review like this from edge(seriously edge has been known to be brutal and some times mean about games it reviews)I think anyone can say this game will be good I understand if you dont like zelda,heck i don't like halo(I liked golden eye and uncharted for the record)But please understand that edge is not nintendo power(which would give this game 9.5 or better even if it's only an 8 because it's zelda)
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