Nintendo Wii: The Legend Of Zelda Skyward Sword Gets 98% In Official Nintendo Magazine!

The Official Nintendo magazine has awarded the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword a whopping 98% in the latest edition of the magazine. The Official Nintendo Magazine say that The Legend Of Zelda Skyward Sword is the “best Zelda game ever made.”

“It’s not something we say lightly, but the Zelda series really has never been this good.”


86 thoughts on “Nintendo Wii: The Legend Of Zelda Skyward Sword Gets 98% In Official Nintendo Magazine!”

      1. ocarina of time is better than skyward sword,just for 1 reason.it reminds me the pas but skyward sword will be epic.also i have 2 wiis and 2 wii motions plus i am lucky and mate u can buy a wii if u think that ps3 sucks is chiper than wii then is a big lie.xD:).and one more thing SONY sucks they are copying super smash bros.they must stop this.

        (i am nintendo fan boy but the reason is that nintendo has the best games and consoles i dont care if the wii isnt full hd i love it)!

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      1. Exactly. I know Xiang probably meant he’d like the game button-mapped to the 3DS, but that defeats the point of the game. Given how certain reviewers and Miyamoto would never think of going back to the Twilight Princess or even pre-TP scheme after this, I wouldn’t want to be cheated out of that.

        I’d rather have one made specifically for the 3DS anyway.

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    1. Most reviews gave OoT a 100%, even though there was a Navi pestering you and there was the famous Water Temple, that annoyed most players. There were bugs, glitches and graphical flaws, as well.

      I think it’s fair to say the reviews have become more accurate with time, and tend to take into consideration even smaller flaws, now. The Skyward Sword getting a review this good in today’s standards is definitely something we should acknowledge.

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    1. I sincerely hope so. OoT was great for what it was, and better in 3D, but IMO, Zelda could really benefit from a new “Greatest Game of All Time”

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        1. There are differing circumstances behind both scores, of course. Like the fact that both games are like thirteen years apart and therefore exist in different times. Ocarina of Time was the first 3D Zelda, and at the time, that was a big f*king deal. If Skyward Sword can get that same score despite being the umpteenth 3D Zelda game…as Jaguar fans would say, “Do the math.”

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        2. god, yall read in too much to scores. if ocarina came out right now for the first time exactly the way it was, what score do you think it would get? it has less features, worse graphics, etc. times change, and the zelda games get better in certain ways with every release, which is why this probably will be the best zelda game ever, unless your like my cousin who is stuck in the past and likes the top down zelda games.

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          1. I can’t stand ppl like that… I mean, I get that it’s what you grew up with, but there comes a point when if you’re not moving on to enjoy other things, you’re becoming LESS of a gamer and more of a fanboy troll 8/

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  1. Has anyone read the review yet? I’m tempted to pick up a copy but as I’ve managed to avoid most of the information coming through about the game over the last month or two I don’t want to have any major spoilers!

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    1. I can tell you right now that you want to pick it up, I don’t know why, just do it!

      Especially since the Collector’s edition just sold out on Amazon

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  2. Well, that was fairly predictable. Also, I find it interesting they wrote an article telling people what score the game was going to get in the upcoming magazine, seems like a fairly good way to kill magazine sales next month seeing as the most many people care for is the score.

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  3. while this is good news, i have to point out that it is from the “official nintendo magazine” meaning its can be considered a form of ass kissing. now when gameinformer, IGN, X-play, and edge get in on this, then we’ll talk.

    i have preordered this game and am eagerly awaiting its arrival.

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    1. Actually, they seem to overrate many games :S for example they gave Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games a score of 90 and MySims the score of 94… It just takes their credibility away completely.

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    2. Quote from their staff:

      “*sigh* I was expecting one like this, but that’s the earliest yet. Well done!

      I am completely certain that when other mags reveal their Skyward Sword scores the vast majority will be similarly astronomical, it really is that good.

      Just because we’ve got the word “Official” in our title doesn’t mean we’re under any obligation to give games published by Nintendo high scores, and if you buy the latest issue and read our Super Pokemon Rumble review you’d see this to be true.

      It’s a “damned if we do, damned if we don’t” situation really. When it comes out everyone will see it’s amazing – if we’d given it a lower score people would have started asking why it didn’t get a higher one, whereas if we give it a high one people say we’re biased. Steve clearly went down the right route and gave the game what it deserved.

      Just trust me – play through the game yourself and form your own judgment of it before you decide ours is wrong and then we’ll happily take the criticism on board, but I’m certain we’ll have far more people agreeing with us than not when it comes out and everyone gets to experience this stunning game for themselves.”

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    3. Actually, I’ve seen this magazine give lower-than-expected scores to some Nintendo games. I think the only common thing this magazine has with Nintendo is the name; aside from that, they’re an independent entity from Nintendo. It’s like Sickr; he posts a lot of stuff Nintendo-centric, but he’s not associated with Nintendo. Also, some of the editors from that magazine can be real bitches.

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  4. WOW! BEST ZELDA GAME?!

    I’m going to my local store and placing preorder and hope that they are doing a midnight launch.

    If there is… i may be there.

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  5. Ha… Nintendo gave their own game a 98%….
    I made a video game for a class project once and put “game of the year edition” on it

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  6. Yea when it has “official” then a game company after it, take it with a grain of salt. Wait for 3rd party reviews. Most likely they will all be this high, but this is just them hyping up the game. Sony does it with their magazine too.

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    1. It’s an independent entity; it’s focused on Nintendo, but it’s not FROM Nintendo. Much like how this blog is focused on Nintendo despite not being from Nintendo.

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  7. Legend of Zelda SUCKS!
    It’s the most useless & stupid (shit) videogame created (& their needless loser-elfish boy).
    Zelda are scum, dumb morons & gangster assholes.(Their brainless fans, characters, etc are weak-minded, sore losers with low IQ)
    All of their games, cartoons, movies, etc are all shit, crap, garbage, rubbish & suck-ass.
    They must be removed from this face of this planet.
    Zelda & their fans (forever) SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS & SUCKS!

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    1. *sigh* You really did this, didn’t you? You went to an article where you know there will be a huge fanbase and post hate bait waiting to see how many fish you catch. Never mind that you didn’t do enough proper research for this comment to find there is no Zelda movie, only the IGN April Fools Trailer (and you were talking about us being weak-minded), and never mind that you had to rub in those terrible cartoons. Just so long as you get fan rage, your appetite will be satisfied.

      While you get your pitiful sense of satisfaction from this, I’ll go back to being excited about what’s looking to be another Nintendo classic.

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  8. I think it’s really hard to believe that Skyward Sword is going to be THAT good as OoT. And I’m not a “bookworm” that keep saying “Atari is better than everything else, herp derp”. However, I’m starting to get really excited about this: Nintendo is doing a big hype on the game, and the game itself doesn’t look like it disappoints too! Probably isn’t worthy of a 98%, but for one thing I’m sure: it is a good Zelda game!

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  9. What is this article talking about? The Legend of Zelda series has always THAT good. This is just adding to the collection. Don’t hate, appreciate.

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