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New Zelda: Skyward Sword videos preview items, areas and powers

Nintendo knows it doesn't have to shroud the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword in enigmatic secrecy to get you interested. These four new clips introduce some earthbound elements from the title: the Eldin Volcano area, gateway to the game's Earth Temple. There's also a look at items hidden in the title's new Goddess Cubes and the familiar-looking, Motion Plus-controlled harp.

The game's harp continues the series' theme of musical instruments with the magical power to highlight their host system's unique control options. Producer Eiji Aonuma has said that the instrument’s design is the same as that of Sheik's harp from Ocarina – but not that they're the same instrument. Zelda continuity-nerds will have to content themselves with the clips' wealth of subtler callbacks to earlier installments until the game's Nov 20 launch.

Oct 24, 2011

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4 comments

  • Fuzunga - October 24, 2011 5:45 p.m.

    Anyone else find it weird that Zelda is playing her own lullaby backwards on the harp?
  • bobob101 - October 24, 2011 1:12 p.m.

    We've come such a long way since that one piece of concept art *sniff*. I AM SO PSYCHED!!!
  • millarrp - October 24, 2011 12:59 p.m.

    I'm looking forward to this. can't wait until the 20th
  • shawksta - October 24, 2011 12:57 p.m.

    Im already hyped, I dont want to know anymore than I already have.

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