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 to the series enabled by Wii
MotionPlus™ technology enhances player movements 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
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
Every copy in the initial production of the game will come packaged
with a special music CD featuring orchestral arrangements of select
songs that will be performed at The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary
A Wii Remote Plus™ controller or Wii MotionPlus™ accessory is required
to play The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. There will also be
a limited edition bundle version of the game available, with a Gold
Wii Remote Plus™ controller included. LEARN
*Note that the gold controller will simply be gold in color and will not
contain any actual precious metals. Sorry.