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Storm's Adventure with Skyward Sword


4:15 PM on 01.13.2012



Oh my God. How could I neglect my Destructoid homies?! Especially after spending so much time on those f-ing annotations. I put the annoying links in the video so I didn't have to put the annoying links in the post. See? I DO care!

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is in a situation similar to Super Mario Sunshine. It's a really good game, but an embarrassment to the franchise. I had fun, and I recognized the epic nature of Skyward Sword...but those damn Bokolins (sp?) ruined a good portion of the experience.

The response to this video from the YouTube audience has been a revolve.  All the 11 to 14 year olds are throwing their Capi-Sun packets at me, saying I'm wrong, wrong, wrong.  I expect the Destructoid response to be a little more mature...such as beer bottles thrown at me. Maybe even Metamucil crackers.

Also, I kind of referenced my video of Indigo Prophecy in the previous paragraph. You can see the link h...no. I promised no annoying links in this post.








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