Never have I found myself so close to picking up a Wii than last weekend when, passing my local GAME store, I laid eyes on the new Skyward Sword poster. I'm an unashamed - well, sort of ashamed - Zelda fan, and if it weren't for the dire financial situation I am currently in, I'm almost certain I'd have sauntered in, plonked cash on the till and walked out with a Wii and Link's latest adventure. A lot of you are no doubt knee-deep in Skyward Sword by now, cruising the skies or testing the - so I hear- fantastic Wiimote swordplay. However, it appears Skyward Sword has something of a problem, as some players have reported being unable to proceed at a certain point in the game. Nintendo has identified the issue and dispatched a response.Click here to read more...
Nintendo has officially revealed another section of info about The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword, in which they reveal a new area of the game, a new race of allies, new gadgets and even how the harp will work - which is all very exciting indeed.
Alas, there's actually a medium-sized spoiler in here. Just so you know.Click here for the new intel >>
At their E3 2011 unveiling of their newfangled console, the Wii U, Nintendo showcased an impressive tech demo for a mysterious Zelda title, showing a meticulously rendered Link entering a beautiful cathedral, awash in light-shafts, crisp textures and a particularly large arachnid. It was jaw-dropping stuff, the true-to-life art style a stark difference from the painterly Skyward Sword. However, according to Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma, whether they decide to make a Wii U Zelda title or not, it's not certain it'll look like that.Click here for more on the Wii U Zelda
Jon got hands-on with the upcoming Zelda title, Skyward Sword, at E3 this month and came away very impressed. And at their conference, Nintendo had an entire orchestra lurking just below the stage, wowing the crowd with orchestral renditions of classic Nintendo tunes, including Zelda soundbites. Incidentally, Skyward Sword will feature more orchestral music than any Zelda title before it, and Nintendo have been discussing their work in the latest Iwata Asks column.Click here for more