Skyward Sword

Hands On: Skyward Sword, Beetles, Clovers, Whips… Oh My.

Skyward Sword is the fifth Zelda game since the series jump into the world of Polygonal 3D. While the game is very stylized; it seems to be taking cues from the previous four games. The game play of Ocarina of Time, the fanciful mysterious world of Majora’s Mask, the art shading of Wind Waker, and the unique items of Twilight Princess. When I first started the demo, I have to say I had some ...

Skyward Sword’s eclectic art style is a link to the past

That Nintendo is clearly going for a new art style with the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is undeniable. The initial screens, and those colors…they are, if nothing else, a marked departure from the browns and greens found in Twilight Princess. What we saw at E3 was clearly a demo, complete with ever-present visual Wiimote cues onscreen, so I think it’s safe to say Link will be journey...

Infendo at Nintendo’s E3 Presser

Ever wondered what Nintendo’s press event looked like from row 3? Then check out the event from our perspective.  Will, myself, and a few friends from around the Internet check out the presser. See our predictions, reactions, and two of our company (including Will) being the first E3 attendees to get their hands on Zelda: Skyward Sword

High-res Skyward Sword screenshots and artwork galore

Skyward Sword’s art style is remarkable, and somewhat resembles 19th century impressionist art. Zelda Universe has collected a myriad of official screenshots, all at a extremely high resolution for your eyes to marvel at. via Zelda Universe

Will takes Zelda Skyward Sword for a test drive

Your podcast co-host and ours, Will Thompson was one of the very first people to pick up the newest Zelda game, Skyward Sword, at the Nintendo Press Conference yesterday morning. Will’s playthrough of the demo was led by his lovely guide Amber and captured on film by Roger DiLuigi. In this playthrough, it’s worth noting that Will got further than anyone else had up until this point and...

Skyward Sword is fully orchestrated

For the first time in the history of the series, Miyamoto confirms a fully orchestrated score for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. “We can’t do what we did in Super Mario Galaxy 2 and not move forward and do the same thing in Zelda,” Miyamoto said. He also stated that there are people on the development team “looking forward” to orchestrating the score. This is som...

Skyward Sword trailer is full of bright, vivid colors

It goes without saying that not everyone will be as pleased with the art style of the new Zelda game as I am, but you cannot deny that it looks extremely unique. The important thing is, it looks like tons of fun!