The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

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Release Date: Nov 20, 2011

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One of the most storied franchises in history soars to new heights. The Legend of Zelda™ : Skyward Sword shakes up the tried-and-true adventure game formula and marks a turning point for the franchise. The introduction of full motion controls enabled by Wii MotionPlus™ technology synchronizes player movements with Link’s actions while offering the most intuitive play control of any game in the series to date.

• The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword boasts the most realistic sword combat of any
game to date, turning every encounter into a challenge of both brains and brawn. Wii
MotionPlus technology accurately translates the angle of every sword slice, effectively
putting Link’s blade in the player’s hand. Analyzing enemy attack and defense
tendencies and counteracting with precise swings of the sword provide a satisfying
experience that blends puzzle-solving with a new and distinctly unique combat system.
• Explore a massive, multilayered world that seamlessly blends soaring exploration in a
sea of clouds with intense ground-based adventuring that blurs the line between the
main world and traditional Zelda dungeons. Link™
soars through the skies on the back
of a noble bird and dives beneath the clouds to the continent below in an epic quest
that lays the foundation for the events in the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda:
Ocarina of Time.
• Prepare for intense puzzle-solving as only The Legend of Zelda games can deliver.
Exploration of the forests, volcanoes and deserts requires players to think on their feet
as they solve puzzles, overcome obstacles and escape deadly traps. Once they find
their way to each dungeon, they are confronted by even more puzzles guarded by
fiendish enemies.
• The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword redefines the traditional Zelda framework and
introduces an arsenal of items, upgrades and rewards unlike any game in the franchise
to date. The adventure guides players into, out of and back to dungeons and areas
they’ve already completed. Along the way, Link gathers a massive inventory of peculiar
items and resources that can be used to upgrade many of his weapons and equipment.

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