Recently, I was given the esteemed privilege of spending a full day playing the latest in a long and legendary line of a beloved Nintendo franchise. I was ushered into a room with a few other journalists, sat in front of one of many HDTVs, and then simply handed a Wii MotionPlus controller.
"Ok, guys. It's all yours."
And from that moment in the morning until late in the day, I played The Legend of Zelda: The Skyward Sword. I explored entirely novel and sometimes oddly familiar surroundings, I fought epic battles with new and challenging enemies, and I found strange and elusive objects that would be of great importance later in my quest.
Oh, but that all comes later. Let's start from the beginning.