The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

released on Jul 16, 2021

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

released on Jul 16, 2021

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game soars onto Nintendo Switch!

Take to the skies, draw your sword, and experience the earliest story in the Legend of Zelda series. Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the treacherous surface world in this updated HD version of the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Master realistic swordplay that matches your movements

Swing your sword and angle your slashes to uncover and break through opponents’ defenses using intuitive motion controls. Link will match the angle of each strike you make with the Joy-Con controller, creating immersive swordplay that relies on strategy and accuracy. Movements feel smoother and more immediate thanks to the Nintendo Switch system’s increased processing power and HD graphics. Take advantage of the newly-added button only control scheme—perfect for playing in handheld mode or on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.


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With its roughest edges smoothed over, its easier to appreciate what was there to begin with. It's no more flawed than most games.


Great story but some aspects of the game become very repetitive.


My first Zelda game from 2011, this was a blast to finally complete after the many restarts I went through on the Wii.

This port is excellent except for some minor controller issues with the joycons and pro controller with not many customization options, but it was good enough for me.


If this is the low point in the Zelda franchise then I’m gonna be eating good.
While not as good as Breath of the Wild(which knowing me was to be expected), the characters were absolutely lovely. Link is really expressive in this game, which is always nice to see. Zelda is super cool and someone I actually cared about saving. And what can be said about Groose that hasn’t already been said.
Level designs were awesome, the music was lovely, and the gameplay was really fun with button controls.
If the structure was better paced and included less backtracking, as well as fewer Imprisoned fights, this very well might be a 10.


one of my favourite games, I love this game so much. just everything about it, the visuals, the gameplay, the music, the level design, I love this game so much.

I don't even mind the backtracking, you very rarely have to do the same thing again when you backtrack, there's almost always something new, like a new area, or the existing area being "remixed".


Despite the obvious negative connotations that came with Skyward Sword HD, I have to admit I was wrong. I fully expected this game to leave me feeling unfulfilled and robbed, and instead, I got one of the most beautiful, complete, and immersive gaming experiences I have ever had the pleasure of going through. Not supporting Nintendo's ridiculous practices is perfectly justified, however, for anybody sitting on the fence as to whether this game is worth the money, I can just say, take the leap of faith and you will not be disappointed.