The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review (C&G Magazine)

Phil Brown writes: "The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword comes to the Wii after five years in the making, and faces considerable expectations. Nintendo’s marquee Christmas 2011 release is clearly going to be the final major title in the Wii’s lifecycle, and in a way that’s oddly appropriate. When the Wii launched, a quick motion control revamp of Twilight Princess was released along with the system. It was the first major title on the Wii that wasn’t merely a gimmicky collection of mini-games. However, the motion controls were fairly basic, essentially offering players the option of waggling the controller to swing Link’s sword. Skyward Sword’s use of Motionplus ensures that gamers finally get to feel as though they have total control of Link’s sword via the Wiimote. It’s the game we all dreamed of when we first saw ads for Nintendo’s nifty motion controlled gaming innovation. In many ways, the game is the peak of what’s possible on the Wii, and a perfect swansong for the system befor...

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ssb31732430d ago

This is an amazing game that deserves this score. A must buy for any wii owner