A Hero Rises in New The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer

A Hero Rises in New The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer

by William D’Angelo , posted 1 hour ago / 108 Views

Nintendo has released a new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD that is called “A Hero Rises.

View the trailer below:

Here is an overview of the game:

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game soars onto Nintendo Switch!

Take to the skies, draw your sword, and experience the earliest story in the Legend of Zelda series. Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the treacherous surface world in this updated HD version of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Master Realistic Swordplay that Matches Your Movements

Swing your sword and angle your slashes to uncover and break through opponents’ defenses using intuitive motion controls. Link will match the angle of each strike you make with the Joy-Con controller, creating immersive swordplay that relies on strategy and accuracy. Movements feel smoother and more immediate thanks to the Nintendo Switch system’s increased processing power and HD graphics. Take advantage of the newly-added button only control scheme—perfect for playing in handheld mode or on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will launch for the Nintendo Switch on July 16 for $59.99.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let’s Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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