A new Zelda: Skyward Sword trailer has been released that sheds new light on The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Storyline Details and characters in Nintendo’s highly anticipated Wii swan-song! The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword release date is on November 20th, 2011 in America, November 18th in Europe, November 23rd in Japan and November 24th in Australia.
The game can be bought standalone for an MSRP of $50 or packaged with an exclusive gold-colored Wii Remote for an MSRP of $70 in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Collector’s Edition. The first print-run of the game will include a soundtrack CD of orchestral music from the upcoming “The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony Concert” tour as an added bonus for fans and early adopters!
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This latest Zelda game uses the Wii Remote and Nunchuck in concert and the power of the Wii MotionPlus to deliver enhanced motion controls that will make you feel like you ARE Link, more than ever before. Link swings when you do, and you must use Nunchuck gestures to block with your Shield and make use of items. All of this combines to create a deeply immersive experience with interesting puzzle-solving challenges throughout the game. And many challenges await, as The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Quest Is 50-100 Hours Long!
You can see the deeper story elements and new The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword character interpretations in this The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Romance Trailer.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has been in development for no less than FIVE YEARS and offers the largest game world Nintendo has ever conceived. It will also feature new story elements that lay the foundation for the events that occur in the rest of the series including the original NES Legend of Zelda and Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link; as well as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time N64, a game many people experienced for the first time with the recent 3DS re-release The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D.
Revelations in Zelda: Skyward Sword will include the creation of the Master Sword, an ancient and powerful weapon that has been a constant in the 25-year history of the Zelda series. See more info in our The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword How to Upgrade Weapons article to get a look at the kind of Weapons, Items, Equipment and Power-Ups to expect.
The introductory storyline of Zelda: Skyward Sword includes the following:
The new game’s storyline begins in Skyloft, an island town suspended high in the sky, on the day before young Link™ is to compete in a major bird-flying competition. The winner of the contest will earn the honor of taking part in a special ceremony with Zelda™.
Link and Zelda
Friends since childhood, Link and Zelda have always shared a special bond. Events in the new game will add even more depth to their relationship.
Link’s nemesis at school, Groose, plays a significant role in the early moments of the new game. This bully of a character not only threatens Link’s chances to win the bird-flying competition, but he also reveals a jealous streak toward Link and Zelda’s special bond.
Early on in Link’s new adventure, he encounters Fi, the spirit of the powerful Goddess Sword. Fi’s guidance proves to be crucial as Link goes forth on a challenging quest that will ultimately result in the creation of the Master Sword.
Gaepora, Zelda’s father, is the headmaster of Link’s school. As such, he has knowledge of the history and legends of Skyloft.
Here’s another new trailer showcasing Groose & Gaepora & Fi gameplay, just to whet your appetite!