Reviews of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD are starting to pour in. The game, which is a high-definition remake of Nintendo GamCube title The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, has already received critical acclaim from a number of critics. Read excerpts from some of the published reviews of the game below:
Eurogamer: “Just like its young hero, The Wind Waker is crisp and energetic, spirited and soulful, just a little bit wayward – and it hasn’t aged a day.” 10/10
IGN: “If you’ve never braved this amazing seafaring adventure, the Wii U version offers the definitive way to experience a charming story that’s both charming and elegant.” 9.8/10
NowGamer: “Wind Waker HD brings with it a selection of improvements and tweaks to make it a prettier, more enjoyable game that newcomers and fans – even the most diehard – will find appealing.” 9.0/10
GameSpot: “The Wind Waker is a game about a young hero saving the world from the past actions of old men, but its HD update reaffirms that Nintendo’s most colorful Zelda game remains timeless.” 8.0/10
Metro: “A bad Zelda is still a good game by any other standard but this does frustrating little to improve its standing, beyond making the graphics look even more stunning.” 8/10
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD launches this Friday, September 20, in North America on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. It will then be released at retail on October 4 in both North America and Europe.