The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Box Art
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo
Platforms
Wii, Nintendo Switch
Release Date
18 November 2011: EU: Wii | 20 November 2011: NA: Wii | 23 November 2011: JP: Wii | 16 July 2021: WW: Switch
Genre
Action-Adventure

Game Overview:

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo.

It is the sixteenth mainline entry in the franchise, and the first game set in the series’ chronology.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Tops July 2021 NPD Charts

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Tops July 2021 NPD Charts

Meanwhile, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin debuts in third place, already having sold thrice as much as its predecessor did in its lifetime.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer Showcases Critical Acclaim

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer Showcases Critical Acclaim

The remaster of the 2011 Wii U title is currently out for the Nintendo Switch. It offers improved visuals and numerous quality of life features.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide – How to Farm Rupees

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide – How to Farm Rupees

Rupees are required for a variety of things, whether it's purchasing items or upgrading equipment. Here's how to quickly farm them.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide – All Sword Upgrades and How to Get the Hylian Shield

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide – All Sword Upgrades and How to Get the Hylian Shield

Here are all the upgrades needed to obtain the True Master Sword, along with tips on earning one of the best shields in the game.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide – All Upgrades for Shields, Bows, Potions, Items and More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide – All Upgrades for Shields, Bows, Potions, Items and More

As you explore the world and locate different Treasures, they can be used to upgrade your items. Check out all the different upgrade paths here.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review – A Major Test of Patience

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Review – A Major Test of Patience

Skyward Sword gets another lease of life on the Switch, with (marginally) better results.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Takes the Top Spot in Weekly UK Retail Charts

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Takes the Top Spot in Weekly UK Retail Charts

It sold nearly as much as the original game's Wii launch back in 2011. Meanwhile, F1 2021 debuts in second place.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Was Developed by Tantalus Media

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Was Developed by Tantalus Media

The Switch remaster's credits confirm that the Australian studio behind Twilight Princess HD returned for the Skyward Sword remaster as well.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Launch Trailer Hypes Remastered Release

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Launch Trailer Hypes Remastered Release

The re-release of the 2011 Wii title is out on July 16th. It includes a higher resolution, quality of life features and other improvements.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD’s First Review is in

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD’s First Review is in

Japanese magazine Famitsu awards the game a 34/40, but highlights inconsistencies with the game's focus on motion controls.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Features Free Camera Control, Nintendo Confirms

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Features Free Camera Control, Nintendo Confirms

With yet another tweet, Nintendo confirms another significant new feature that's going to be included in the upcoming Skyward Sword HD.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Features an Autosave System

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Features an Autosave System

Meanwhile, while saving manually at Bird Statues, players will now be able to choose from one of the three available slots to save to.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Has “a Smoother Play Experience” in the Opening Hours

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Has “a Smoother Play Experience” in the Opening Hours

Nintendo highlights a snappier opening for Skyward Sword's Switch re-release, allowing players to get past its beginning in quicker fashion.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer Showcases a Hero’s Rise

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer Showcases a Hero’s Rise

As the first game in the timeline, Skyward Sword outlines how Hyrule and the Master Sword came to be. The HD port is out on July 16th for Switch.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Receives a Brief New Trailer

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Receives a Brief New Trailer

A new commercial trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD surfaces, giving a brief look at the upcoming re-release.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer Details Quality of Life Features

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer Details Quality of Life Features

Includes asking Fi for hints or rumor details, fast forwarding through dialogue, skipping cutscenes and streamlined item info.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – 10 Things You Need to Know

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – 10 Things You Need to Know

One of Zelda's relatively less loved entries is soon coming getting another lease of life on the Switch- here's what you should know about it.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Overview Trailer Details Story, Controls, and More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Overview Trailer Details Story, Controls, and More

The HD remaster is out for the Switch next month, and a new trailer provides brief details on its story, world, gameplay, and more.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Will Have “Various Quality of Life Enhancements”

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Will Have “Various Quality of Life Enhancements”

Nintendo says the upcoming Switch remaster will have "refinements to player tutorials and general guidance throughout the adventure."

Nintendo isn’t Planning on Bringing Any More Zelda Games to the Switch for the Series’ 35th Anniversary

Nintendo isn’t Planning on Bringing Any More Zelda Games to the Switch for the Series’ 35th Anniversary

Though Switch ports of The Wind Waker HD and Twilight Princess HD have been rumoured, Nintendo says it has no such plans.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Receives New Screenshots and Loftwing Footage
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is Locking a Pretty Important Feature Behind Loftwing Amiibo Purchase
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD’s Motion Controls Are “Smoother and More Intuitive Than the Original Version”

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD’s Motion Controls Are “Smoother and More Intuitive Than the Original Version”

Those who want to stick with motion controls are still in for a better experience, Nintendo says.

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Twilight Princess HD Will Probably be Announced in the Summer – Rumour

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Twilight Princess HD Will Probably be Announced in the Summer – Rumour

Insider says marketing considerations are the primary factor for the lack of Zelda anniversary announcements so far.

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD File Size Listed As 7.5 GB On eShop

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD File Size Listed As 7.5 GB On eShop

The remaster won't take up too much space.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Announced for Nintendo Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Announced for Nintendo Switch

The black sheep of the Zelda family is coming to the Switch.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Switch Listing Pops Up On Amazon UK

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Switch Listing Pops Up On Amazon UK

Could the black sheep of the Zelda family be headed to the Switch?

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on Switch – Nintendo Currently Has “No Plans”

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on Switch – Nintendo Currently Has “No Plans”

Nintendo debunks any rumours about the Wii title coming to Switch.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Might Be Getting A Switch Port – Rumour

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Might Be Getting A Switch Port – Rumour

The divisive Wii title might be making its way to the Nintendo hybrid.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Could Happen, Series Producer Says

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Could Happen, Series Producer Says

"It's always a possibility."

EDITORIAL- The Dichotomies of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

EDITORIAL- The Dichotomies of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

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Nintendo reveals sales figures- Super Mario 3D crosses 5 million, Skyward Sword sells 3.5 million, Wii Sports reaches 80 million, New Super Mario Bros. crosses 28 million and more

Nintendo reveals sales figures- Super Mario 3D crosses 5 million, Skyward Sword sells 3.5 million, Wii Sports reaches 80 million, New Super Mario Bros. crosses 28 million and more

Super Mario 3D Land, which has been at the top (or near the top) of all charts- 3DS and all formats- ever since it came out in November, has now sold 5 million units, becoming the first 3DS game to ... Read More

Skyward Sword has game-breaking issue; Nintendo details how to avoid it

Skyward Sword has game-breaking issue; Nintendo details how to avoid it

Nintendo has detailed a bug in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword- it's a pretty big bug, one that can break your entire save file. It gets triggered only if players accomplish a certain number of t... Read More

JAPAN CHARTS: Skyward Sword debuts on top, 3DS leads hardware charts

JAPAN CHARTS: Skyward Sword debuts on top, 3DS leads hardware charts

Media Create has released the weekly software and hardware sales charts for the region of Japan, and as expected, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has debuted on top, selling an impressive 194,97... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Trailer

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Trailer

[HTML1] Check out the new trailer from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It is called the Skyloft trailer and features Link doing a lot of sidequests in the game, and a lot of other things as wel... Read More

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Video Walkthrough | Game Guide

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Video Walkthrough | Game Guide

Complete The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword’s single player campaign with the help of this video guide.   ***Please note this walkthrough was not uploaded by GamingBolt.com Special ... Read More

Zelda: Skyward Sword – A School Tour

Zelda: Skyward Sword – A School Tour

[HTML1] The critics are raving about it, it's nearly here and another (Japanese) video has cropped up for (drum roll) Zelda: Skyward Sword! In this video we take a tour around 'The Knight Academy',... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Lanayru Desert and Lanayru Mining Facility screenshots

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Lanayru Desert and Lanayru Mining Facility screenshots

Check out these new screenshots from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. This game is published by Nintendo and is expected to be released by this November on Wii. For more on The Legend of Zelda: ... Read More

New Skyward Sword Commercial Featuring Zelda Williams!

New Skyward Sword Commercial Featuring Zelda Williams!

[HTML1] Check out the new commercial for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It features Zelda and Robin Williams. In case you don't know, they are huge fans of the Zelda franchise and Robin Willia... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Lanayru Desert and Lanayru Mining Facility videos

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Lanayru Desert and Lanayru Mining Facility videos

[HTML1] [HTML2] Nintendo has released two new videos for the highly anticipated upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, showing two new areas in the game- namely, Lanayru Desert and Lanayru... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Check out these cool artworks

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Check out these cool artworks

Check out these new screenshots from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.This game is published by Nintendo and is expected to be released by November on Wii. For more on The Legend of Zelda: Skywar... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Origins Trailer

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Origins Trailer

[HTML1] Here is the latest trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It is entitled 'Origins' and highlights some of the best moments of gameplay and action in the game. You will see places you... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword vs The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim- Battle of the “Sky”s

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword vs The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim- Battle of the “Sky”s

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Harp Trailer

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Harp Trailer

[HTML1] Check out the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Harp Trailer. It features some amazing music and a fight as well. The game is scheduled to release in November exclusively for the Wii and is ... Read More

Zelda: Skyward Sword gets first two reviews; both reward stellar scores

Zelda: Skyward Sword gets first two reviews; both reward stellar scores

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Nintendo's upcoming installment in the legendary Zelda series, has received its first two official reviews from Official Nintendo Magazine and gaming magazine Edg... Read More

NYCC 2011: Hands on with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

NYCC 2011: Hands on with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

[HTML1] Aside from Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, the longest line to play a video game at NYCC was The Legend of Zelda: Skyward sword. Currently, we’re weeks away from launch and fans are in a frenz... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Video Interview

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Video Interview

[HTML1] Here is a short interview trying to get a deeper look into the game before it comes out. This is from New York Com-Con 2011 which ends this Sunday, but we will have more coverage from the eve... Read More

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword- Dowsing Trailer

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword- Dowsing Trailer

[HTML1] Out of all the tidbits, videos, screenshots and information released about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword so far, I wouldn't call this the best of the lot... When you watch this video, ... Read More

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Screens Show Gameplay Mechanics

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Screens Show Gameplay Mechanics

Check out these new screenshots from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The game is published by Nintendo and is expected to be released by November on Wii. The game includes a massive, multilayer... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword opening cutscene is wonderful

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword opening cutscene is wonderful

[HTML1] Nintendo has released the opening/introduction cutscene of their upcoming action adventure title, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and it looks absolutely wonderful. Not only is it very we... Read More

Details About Faron Woods in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Revealed

Details About Faron Woods in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Revealed

Before there was recently new details about characters for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.  Now Nintendo has revealed details regarding Faron Woods and you would probably think what is so spe... Read More

Check Out Miyamoto’s Zelda: Skyward Sword Presentation In English

Check Out Miyamoto’s Zelda: Skyward Sword Presentation In English

[HTML1] On official English translation, provided by Nintendo of America, of Miyamoto's Tokyo Game Show Zelda presentation has surfaced. A tiny part of me is jealous of that plastic sword and shiel... Read More

New Story Details and Characters Revealed for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

New Story Details and Characters Revealed for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

I could go into details about the new information officially released by Nintendo about The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword, but I will let you read the press release below with all the latest juicy... Read More

Zelda: Skyward Sword Item Upgrade System Trailer

Zelda: Skyward Sword Item Upgrade System Trailer

[HTML1] If you were curious about the item upgrade system Nintendo spoke about in the upcoming Zelda: Skyward Sword, then grab a pen and start taking notes. Don't worry, its REALLY not that complic... Read More

TGS 2011: Zelda: Skyward Sword has 50-100 hours of gameplay; new trailer revealed

TGS 2011: Zelda: Skyward Sword has 50-100 hours of gameplay; new trailer revealed

[HTML1] Thanks, IGN! A new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was shown during Nintendo's TGS conference. And all those who though the game looks bad, be prepared for a shock. A huge sho... Read More

Limited Edition of Zelda: Skyward Sword includes gold Wii Remote

Limited Edition of Zelda: Skyward Sword includes gold Wii Remote

Nintendo has announced a Limited Edition bundle for their upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and it will include a shiny, golden, Zelda-themed Wii Remote. The d-pad and A button will also ... Read More

Zelda: Skyward Sword release date revealed

Zelda: Skyward Sword release date revealed

Nintendo has finally announced the release date for Zelda: Skyward Sword. The game will release on November 18th for the Wii. Via EG, 'Skyward Sword sees the usual Hyrulian adventuring uprooted t... Read More

Skyward Sword will have upgradable items

Skyward Sword will have upgradable items

The many whimsical, innovative items in Link's arsenal are some of the most lovable things one can come across in a Zelda game. Nintendo has now announced that these very items will now be upgradabl... Read More

New Zelda: Skyward Sword Trailer

New Zelda: Skyward Sword Trailer

[HTML1] A new trailer for the next installment of the Zelda series was unveiled at GDC 2011. Speculation has already started that the white haired gentleman who appears at 0:50 in the video may be ... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Will Not Feature A Flying Link

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Will Not Feature A Flying Link

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, the next instalment in the bestselling and trend-setting Zelda series, is a bit of an enigma. It's existence wasn't even officially confirmed until very recently, a... Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Will Have An Early 2011 Release

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Will Have An Early 2011 Release

Series director Eiji Aonuma told the Official Nintendo Magazine that his team was aiming for an early 2011 release date with the next title in the Zelda series, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.... Read More

E3 2010: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Releasing Next Year

E3 2010: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Releasing Next Year

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