The Legend of Zelda franchise is one of the oldest action RPG series out there, and it is unique in that it has consistently offered a similar experience, whether it is played on a console or a handheld. Zelda is and always will be all about exploring dungeons, finding hidden items, and then using them to solve the puzzles within. It is this core experience that brings players back again and again, some in spite of the similarities from game to game and some because of them. When the franchise made the move to the DS, many questioned whether it could work with its all-stylus control scheme. Phantom Hourglass silenced many a naysayer, but sadly, Spirit Tracks does not have the same punch that its predecessor had. Continue reading ‘The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks – Staff Review’ »
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Nintendo has confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks will be released on December 7, 2009, just in time for the holiday season.
For those that braved the line, Nintendo showed off three demos of the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. They were a dungeon scenario, a train, demo, and a boss fight. And if you happened to still be on the show floor at the end of the day on Thursday, you could knock out all three in one fell swoop. Luckily, I planned on taking the red eye out of town, so I can tell you about all of them. Continue reading ‘Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Impression 2’ »
I did not get to spend much time with The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, but I did get enough playtime to form an impression. Nintendo’s demo was set to time out after three minutes, and as always the booth staff closely monitored people so that the line could move quickly.
Upcoming Nintendo DS title, The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, received a North American release date today, being promised for release in the 2009 holiday season. Nintendo also spilled a bit of gameplay details, talking a bit about the things Link would have to deal with while chuggin’ down the tracks. Continue reading ‘Spirit Tracks on Track for NA Release’ »
The 2009 Game Developers Conference is well underway in San Francisco this week and with it there’s news and media galore. Today at Nintendo’s keynote address, Satoru Iwata announced The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks for the Nintendo DS. The game’s trailer reveals that the game is graphically similar to The Phantom Hourglass and shows Link riding a train — a train with cannons no less. Spirit Tracks is set to be released later this year.