The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword launches to rave reviews

Gamers who pick up the eagerly awaited Wii game The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword this week will be getting their hands on one of the year's most acclaimed titles.

Critics are lining up to call Link's latest adventure the best game in the series' 25-year history, with publications including Edge, IGN and Game Informer all bestowing rare ten-out-of-ten ratings.

Reviews have praised the scope of the game's immersive world and involving adventure elements, as well as its revolutionary MotionPlus-driven controls, which allow gamers to precisely wield Link's sword as if it was in their hand.

Gamers can expect to experience stunning painting-style visuals, a fully orchestrated score and a complex combat system, challenging them to angle their sword strikes to cut through enemies' weak points.

IGN's review concluded: "It's the best game for Wii and one of the finest videogame accomplishments of the past ten years."

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is out on November 18th 2011 and is available in a limited edition pack that includes a gold Wii Remote Plus and a special CD, featuring music from the recent Zelda anniversary concert series.

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Release Date: 14/11/2011