Nintendo has graced this Friday with yet another Zelda: Skyward Sword media and information dump. I feel like we should basically carve out a weekly slot for the story as Nintendo’s made this into a regular thing.
Of course, we don’t mind seeing so much of the game, being big nerds that we are. This time around, Nintendo’s focused on fire-themed locales. Between the Fire Sanctuary and a second trip to the Eldin Volcano, Link deals with a lot of heat this week. The trailer up top shows off the summit of Eldin Volcano, while the trailer below features the Fire Sanctuary.
Along with the trailers and 25 new screenshots (which you will find at the foot of this story in the gallery), Nintendo delivered an email-based press release with a few written tidbits.
Link continues his epic quest and travels back to the Eldin Volcano as additional discoveries have uncovered new portions of the map. Players will dig the new items and find a new way to traverse through this area. Newly revealed game elements include the following:
- Return to theEldin Volcano and the Fire Sanctuary: Link travels back to this volcanic area to journey into the Fire Sanctuary, a dungeon that sits on top of the volcano’s summit.
- New Items: In the Fire Sanctuary, Link receives yet another new item – the Mogma Mitts. Using these, he is able to access underground tunnels by digging through soft patches in the ground to explore the subterranean areas in this dungeon.
- The Quest Continues: As Link makes his way through this treacherous area and continues on his quest to find and help Zelda™, a massive eruption throws him from atop the volcano.
- More Fun in the Skies: When Link returns to Skyloft he can look forward to a multitude of fun diversions, including Pumpkin Pull, a challenging game of target shooting that involves flying pumpkins.