Even with the Xbox, and Sony hot on the heels of Nintendo and inspite of the gains the competition is making, the Nintendo Wii remains the top selling gaming console system. Combined with the Nintendo DS, DSi, DSi XL and the upcoming 3DS system – Nintendo has maintained a lead in the console wars. 2010 will be an incredible season for new releases – but 2011 will bring even more hot titles!
If you are a fan of the LEGO series of games for the Nintendo Wii, then 2011 will bring more surprises for you with the release of LEGO Star Wars III – The Clone Wars. The LEGO games have been a huge hit for the Wii and Travellers Tales – the company that has designed them. The latest games to be released has drawn upon the success of Harry Potter and is entitled Lego Harry Potter – Years 1-4.
If they can pull off what they’ve managed for every LEGO game to date, LEGO Star Wars III – The Clone Wars will bring yet another hit and will entertain gamers.
The other smash hit just waiting for gamers is The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The Zelda series of games goes back to the early days of the Nintendo. Zelda has a loyal following of gamers that have stayed with the game over the years, and years it has been 23-years to be exact.
Link – the main character in The Legend of Zelda has been around for 23 years in various incarnations. First released in the 80’s the game has evolved for new players. Richer characters, deeper game play and story lines have made the Zelda series of games a treasure for old and new players.
What will The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword introduce? How about full-motion control using the Wii MotionPlus accessory which will synchronize the players movements with the characters actions providing more intuitive play control. Imagine, swing to the right and your character swings to the right – swing left and the character moves in unison to you.
Precision play isn’t limited to the “good guys” in the game, but applies equally to the villians as well. Players will have to think about their strategy when battling opponents who will now be able to defend against attacks.
Nintendo has done things right for years and there is no doubt that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will be another hit for the gaming company that can’t seem to do any wrong.