This year marks the thirty fifth anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, and Nintendo naturally has just a few issues deliberate. There’s no phrase on the Breath of the Wild sequel but, however Nintendo is releasing The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Switch on July sixteenth. As the title provides away, it has been remastered in HD, and Nintendo has completely revamped the management scheme, as nicely.
The unique recreation was designed for the Wii and relied extensively on movement controls that Nintendo recreated with the Switch’s Joy-Con controllers. But for these utilizing a Switch Lite (or individuals who simply don’t need to take care of the finicky nature of movement management), Nintendo remapped the controls to the Switch’s normal management scheme. It’ll use the proper analog stick to enable for a range of completely different sword swings.
Other than these modifications, it appears like the recreation can be a devoted recreation of the unique; whether or not that is an excellent factor or not is dependent upon how pissed off you bought with the controls of the recreation for the Wii. That stated, it was well-reviewed again in 2011, and having the ability to play the recreation with the normal Switch buttons may make it value a shot if you have not tried it earlier than.
To associate with the recreation, Nintendo is additionally releasing a pair of customized Joy-Con controllers that characteristic the iconic designs of Link’s defend and the Master Sword. The recreation is up for pre-sale tonight on Nintendo’s eShop, however the controllers will not be obtainable till July sixteenth. Unfortunately, there is not any phrase on if or when the HD remasters of The Wind Waker and Twilight Princess will hit the Switch — however given the large birthday year, it would not shock us if we heard about them in the end.