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Being sore about Skyward Sword inspired a great comic book

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple of weeks ago on Sup Holmes, we w...

 
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Skyward Sword and 1001 Spikes speed runs will get your blood pumping

Skyward Sword and 1001 Spikes may not look like they have a lot in common, but they share a lot of the same design sensibilities. Both games are about exploring relatively small, densely packed areas that appear simple on the surface, but ...

 
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Storm's Adventure with Skyward Sword

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 Leg...

 
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The DTOID Show: Jonathan Holmes reviews Skyward Sword!

Happy Wednesday, duders! I didn't get a chance to say my classic opener on the show today, so I figured I'd save it for you guys. How's that for generosity? Tonight on the Destructoid Show's Variety Hour, I provide details for th...

 
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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has giant muppet things

What's it going to take to get more people interested in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? It's already getting rave reviews, has a reported +100 of potential gameplay, and more new features than a Zelda game has seen in years. Still, th...

 
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New Skyward Sword vids pimping zombies and fish dragons

In the latest Talking to Women about Videogames (post coming on Tuesday), I had the audacity to say that Mass Effect was the last great single player-only series in gaming. That was silly. It was arguably even sillier when a few Youtube co...

 
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The DTOID Show: Bat-Saints, Skyward Jets & Max Payne 3

Brosephs and homeladies -- We have survived the week, and come before you with another episode of the hallowed Destructoid Show. Since today is a Friday, we had a contest. The prize this week was a copy of High Flyer Death Defyer, a neat l...

 
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Skyward Sword opening cinematic, beautiful but baffling

[Update: Added English translation] The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is almost over. I don't know about you folks, but I'm more excited about this than I have been about anything with "Zelda" in its name for over a decade. I...

 
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The DTOID Show: Friday live show with Hamza Aziz!

Thanks to everyone who tuned into our live show today! We gave away some Serious Sam 3: BFE pre-order codes, had special guest Hamza Aziz on to talk about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and the Battlefield 3 beta, and talked about some...

 
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New Destructoid Episode: SDCC Wrap-up & Dirty Magazines!

Nudey magazine day! Nudey magazine day! Hey guys, got another episode of The Destructoid Show for you. Freshly squeezed from the tubes. The YOU-tubes. First, Tara learns a valuable lesson about being lazy, and the rising costs of XBLA game...

 
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Spoiler: Skyward Sword Easter Egg in Ocarina of Time 3D

Rumor has it that the upcoming Wii title The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword takes place before Ocarina of Time in the long-debated, maybe non-existent Zelda time line. I'm sure that particular fans will take this little Easter Egg as eviden...

 
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E3: Skyward Sword dungeon demo totally nails it

I've had some mixed impressions of the Skyward Sword demo here at E3. I really loved the demo's boss battle, but was left sort of lukewarm after playing the game's bird chasing mini-game. Neither of those are that important though. You won...

 
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E3: Skyward Sword's bird game c*ck-blocks my Zelda boner

At the Nintendo's E3 Press conference yesterday, I was nearly in tears during the all-orchestral performance of a classic Zelda medley. I wasn't the only one. Hollie Benett, Jim Sterling, and even Dtoid's founder and grand master Niero wer...

 
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E3: Skyward Sword's new villian is something special

Demon Lord Ghirahim, a character who is rumored to be the primary villain of Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has just been revealed, and he's pretty amazing. The androgynous, antagonizing, blatantly hard gay badass is a unique entity in the...

 

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