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GF Rating
8.3

3916 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

The Legend is Back!!!!

posted by ravensnake (WEST HARTFORD, CT) Oct 2, 2007

Member since Oct 2004

2 out of 8 gamers (25%) found this review helpful

People rejoice zelda is here to bring a powerful light to ur ds honestly wat r u doing renting this game? Buy it now wait the controls? u say they might not work? well eat those words the controls are perfect u hold ur stylus on the screen to move if u lift the stylus and swipe it ull swipe ur sword its all straight forward u will get it immediately once u finish the tutorial! and u ask why does it say wi-fi connection on the top? well this zelda brings a whole new experience like no other zelda out there multiplayer! yes u read me right one player plays as link to obtain power gems the more the more points but the other player plays as 3 knights the only down side is that the 3 knights work on a designated paths to get link. now u ask why did it get a 9? well the online for starters the controls hardly feel appropriate and the controls strictly work with only the story and for hardcore fans may feel left behind since as all zeldas are easy now. Bottom line buy this game the only renters here are gamers who never played or heard zelda and those who hate casual games but i highly recomend this game its epic 'nuff said!

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

zelda:Failure of the name

posted by stallion53 (ROCHESTER, NH) Feb 6, 2010

Member since Feb 2010

1 out of 4 gamers (25%) found this review helpful

I think that this is the one of the worst games in the history of mankind.The plot was horrible.You could practicaly see everything that came next.The ending was OK,but aside from that I saw no amusment and fun like what the Zelda games are known for.The I thought that having to redo every single floor with at the most 20 minutes to do it.The bosses were terribly easy.....too easy.I wonder what went wrong in the making of it.That is all I have to say so take my word for it.DON'T BUY IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Beautiful Game, Terrible Controls

posted by BigScary (REDMOND, WA) Oct 19, 2009

Member since Oct 2009

1 out of 4 gamers (25%) found this review helpful

Personally, I think using the stylus for the basic actions (attack, move) was a very bad idea. I'm constantly twisting my hand and tilting my head because my hand or part of the stylus is covering-up the screen. I wish the game had kept the standard controls (control pad, buttons) for basic moves and reserved the stylus for cool new stuff like drawing on the map and tracing a path for the boomerang.

Despite being a HUGE Zelda fan since the very first game came out on the NES, I just couldn't get past the control scheme to finish this one.

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