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GF Rating
8.6

3973 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

sweet, but why?

posted by youbetcha (EVERETT, WA) Dec 15, 2011

Member since Oct 2011

1 out of 5 gamers (20%) found this review helpful

i play every zelda game that comes out. wind waker and ocarina of time are faves

this zelda was great. music, story, controls, characters were phenomenal.

annoying details these people can NOT get right! 1. having to individually read info and talk when buying products at the store (slow transactions are tiresome) 2. why do the maps suck? they aren't cool to look at, and nothing is labeled. "is that area higher or lower than where i am? Why can't i look at different maps? I would love it if we could write stuff on our maps and not wonder if thats a floating island or floating rock that lets your fly faster. 3. short video of link playing harp and the song "cutscenes" are atrocious. (random birds flying around to a random song that you can't make out the words too) 4. the game felt like it was dungeon after dungeon. everywhere is dungeon shaped! all areas you "dive" into aren't free roaming. you have to open paths up like you would a dungeon in order to move forward. 5. is it my fault that i didn't solve missing little girl mystery until i finished the master sword?? 6. get this, to get that, so you can get this, in order to do something phew now all i need now is that. no rewards to replay the game

things i liked: silence after beating a boss, walk cutscenes entering dungeon, the controls (once you figure them out). the stamina and shield bar! and upgrading was nice (finally a zelda game where there is stuff i can't wait to buy) the new races were sweet! water/time effects are crucial. the save points were easy. how you can see all the colorful portals in skyloft (awesome) more fun to catch bugs this time around! silent realms are actually pretty cool. items easy and fun and useful. fi- is a helpful and quick to the point sidekick ive been waiting for.

got me my zelda fix. the controls and new story along with new characters are epic. but it wasn't an adventure where you had fresh footprints. only went places because of story

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Zelda would be perfect, Wii holds it back.

posted by GraphicSurgeon (CORTLAND, OH) Dec 15, 2011

Member since Dec 2011

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

This game was amazing and gave me a chance to dust off the ol' Wii again. The game itself was very clever, everything was very well balanced. It was never to hard or to easy which keeps it fun but not frustrating. My only gripe is sometimes the controls don't swing the way you want which can leave you a few hearts short of what you should be, but that's the controller not the game. The graphics were about as good as they could be on the Wii. By far the best game you can get on the system.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

I can't get enough.

posted by heyitsbryan (SAN JOSE, CA) Dec 14, 2011

Member since Dec 2011

7 out of 9 gamers (78%) found this review helpful

I absolutely loved this game. But even more than the game, I loved the sword fighting. It's really, really awesome. Just saying that doesn't even do it justice. I only gave it -1 star because there's simply not enough of it: I want more, more more.

This is the Wii, realized.

PS. trying not to spoil much, but fighting the last boss try to fight lightning with lightning. You'll spoil your pants.

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