If you haven’t already, you can follow the official Zelda JP twitter here.
They post regular screens and short snippets of gameplay footage from the Nintendo Switch.
A little round up of the latest screens for Zelda Skyward Sword HD. Don’t forget you can preorder the limited edition Zelda SS joy-cons at selected retailers. The Skyloft and Zelda amiibo, which has caused controversy due to what the amiibo can do for players. Again, preorder at selected retailers.
We do know at GAME (UK), has a preorder bonus of a tshirt, steelbook and keyring when preordered Zelda Skyward Sword. Other retailers vary in preorder bonus from keyring to steelbook or both!
Accompanying the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch on the 16th of July, a new Amiibo will be released featuring Zelda & Loftwing.
The Zelda & Loftwing amiibo features two characters on a single base: Zelda as she appears in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, and her trusty Loftwing.
In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Zelda is the hero Link’s childhood friend, and is always looking out for him. Loftwings are large birds living on the floating islands of Skyloft and are ridden by the people there to travel across the skies.
In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, the adventure takes place between the skies where Link and his friends reside, and the vast world of the surface that lies beneath the clouds.
Normally, you can only return from the surface to the sky by way of designated save points, but using the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo while on the surface in the game will allow you to return to the skies from anywhere on the surface, even inside dungeons.
If you then use the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo again while in the sky, you can return to the spot on the surface where you used it before.
If you run out of items while exploring the surface, for example, you can quickly return to the Bazaar in Skyloft to replenish your supplies. Once you’re done shopping, the amiibo allows you to quickly zip back to the surface and pick up where you left off!
Nintendo have announced Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. The game has been redefined for the Switch and with the joy cons providing motion controls. Original Skyward Sword players from the Wii can experience (hopefully without the issues with the Wii motion controls, see E3 live demonstration…) the HD in handheld with the right stick providing the sword attacks in any direction.
Releasing July 16th also will be special edition Skyward Sword joy cons. One replicating the Hyrule Shield and the the other Fe/Master Sword.