Rumours: Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

#1 Edited by Contro (2346 posts) -

Dished on everybody's favourite, 4Chan:

  • Skyward Sword is complete, but still needs debugging/testing.
  • There will be a demo at E3 with three different aspects of the game explored: Flying combat, overworld + sky exploration, desert dungeon.
  • Skyward Sword girl's name is "Dorella.
  • Magician from GDC trailer's name is "Nephiburoo," he'll be a part of a group of evil sorcerers who wish to obtain the Triforce.
  • Ganondorf is in the game briefly as a child. Isn't too important to the story.
  • Zelda has a new design, similar to an Egyptian princess with brown hair. She's still recognizable however.
  • Full orchestrated soundtrack by the person responsible for Super Mario Galaxy's soundtrack.
  • Two overworlds: Skyloft and Hyrule. Contrast is similar to Heaven and Hell.
  • Ten minute live-action prologue that'll be posted on the net a couple of months before release.
  • After you complete the game, the game goes into a storyless, neverending epilogue. Every dungeon in the game gets another dungeon inside of it utilizing everything you've obtained in the game with new bosses. New areas on the overworld are unlocked in places you wouldn't expect. Similar to the original Zelda.
  • Game will feature horse riding and boat riding. Not as expansive as seen in Twilight Princess and Wind Waker, however, but a boat will be required to complete some dungeons.
  • - Coming November 1st, 2011.

Interestingly, the post on 4chan has since been taken down.

http://gbatemp.net/t295345-pre-e3-the-legend-of-zelda-skyward-sword-rumours

#2 Posted by Icemael (6798 posts) -
@Contro said:
  • Ten minute live-action prologue that'll be posted on the net a couple of months before release. 
  • After you complete the game, the game goes into a storyless, neverending epilogue. Every dungeon in the game gets another dungeon inside of it utilizing everything you've obtained in the game with new bosses. New areas on the overworld are unlocked in places you wouldn't expect. Similar to the original Zelda.
These two seem pretty unlikely (though tons of extra-hard post-ending dungeons would be extremely cool), but I won't be surprised if everything else is true.
#3 Edited by mutha3 (5025 posts) -
@Contro said:
  • Ten minute live-action prologue that'll be posted on the net a couple of months before release. 

Hilarious. I'm down for some laughs. 
 
As funny as this would be, I doubt Nintendo have lost their mind

@Contro

said:


  • After you complete the game, the game goes into a storyless, neverending epilogue. Every dungeon in the game gets another dungeon inside of it utilizing everything you've obtained in the game with new bosses. New areas on the overworld are unlocked in places you wouldn't expect. Similar to the original Zelda. 
Way too good to be true.
#4 Posted by Kjellm87 (1735 posts) -

Sounds promising, but still rumors.

#5 Posted by Freddie_Bert (59 posts) -

Some interesting stuff, but it seems like almost too much info at this time, seems more like what 4chan wishes was in the game than anything. Also, I'm pretty sure nobody would take down a 4chan post, probably just naturally 404'd.

#6 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6651 posts) -

Posts on 4chan don't get "taken down", they hit the last page and die after auto-saging.
 
Never believe 4chan, ever.

#7 Posted by Contro (2346 posts) -
@mutha3 said:
@Contro said:
  • Ten minute live-action prologue that'll be posted on the net a couple of months before release. 

Hilarious. I'm down for some laughs. 
 
As funny as this would be, I doubt Nintendo have lost their mind

@Contro

said:


  • After you complete the game, the game goes into a storyless, neverending epilogue. Every dungeon in the game gets another dungeon inside of it utilizing everything you've obtained in the game with new bosses. New areas on the overworld are unlocked in places you wouldn't expect. Similar to the original Zelda. 
Way too good to be true.
 
That first one does actually seem to be a certainty, Zelda Williams Tweeted earlier this week to say she did something for Nintendo, she posted two photo's, one featured a large green-screen backdrop. It should be amusing...  
 
You never know, one dungeon inside another could be achieved in some way. This could be Skyward Swords version of Master Quest.  

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