Skyward Sword vs Skyrim

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  1. mrpinkeye
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    is anyone else trying to play both? i started them at same time but Skyrim is winning me over. reading the posts on here i feel im missing out!
     


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    Both.
    I played Skyrim from launch, and 30+ hours over a single weekend.
    Now i'm bored of it and need a break, thus Skyward Sword.

    Though that's losing to Saints Row 3.
     
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    they are two different games, it's like comparing chess and dungeons and dragons or apples and oranges, thay are two different kinds of entertainment, still both games. and of course i will play both. (decided to wait 4 the release to play skyward sword. playing skyrim like a fish at the moment)
     
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    I started skyward sword first, got to where you talk to the old guy on the surface and that was it, skyrim took over and I haven't touched skyward sword since.
    skyward sword will take a back seat to assassins creed and saints row 3 too
     
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    Since I haven't finished Oblivion yet, I'm not hyped at all for Skyrim. Just finished Zelda today, 52h of overwhelmness.
     
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    skyrim. skyward sword is overrated, REALLY overrated.
     
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    well i've spent the last 22 strait hours strait playing both (alternating), neither is greater than the other. both too different / too awesome.
     
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    exactly, so dont compare get the one you want most.
     
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    how could he get the one he wants the most when he already has them both.....
     
  10. mrpinkeye
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    took the words right out of my mouth!

    theyre not that dissimilar. its not like comparing a fighting game to a racing game. they are both quest based adventure games!

    the thing i find is if im stuck on SS theres not much else to do. if im stuck on skyrim i just cruise off and do something different.

    i always say gameplay is more important than graphics but i did feel disapointed with the zelda graphics. id tryed to stay away from review videos so i didnt really know what to expect but feel its just too cartoony(?!).

    i was hyped for saints row but now i cant see anything tearing me away from skyrim...although i suppose mindless violence like SR would be better than more questing from SS...hmmm
     
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    Sorry, but just no...

    All this doubt and stupid comments on what should be added in to Zelda such as voice acting, trying to change it to something it not and it still turn out to be love by most.
    I know shouldn't be using reviews, but Ign with it hating still manage to get a 10, a 10 edge and manage to get first perfect score from Famitsu in 2011
    Not saying one better than the other, but it is nowhere near overrated. Just a ridiculous comment.

    As for visuals, I didn't want have every game with realistic and/or dark colors that this select group is trying to make all devs do.

    Zelda SS is deem as a action-adventure game while Skyrim is a rpg.
     
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    personally i dont think any game should really get 10/10 as nothings ever going to be perfect

    and i like the zelda feel SS retains, the fact that they dont speak + the usual chest + action sounds etc

    however i think maybe i'll be jumping up and down when zelda for the U is released, i think after seeing the E3 video i expect more from a game. the cartoon effect wont stop me playing and enjoying but i will know im missing something better....

    if anything both games are action RPG's!? surely?
     
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    Is the way I see it.
    You know, light colors doesn't have to mean cartoon.
    I feel like the new Batman games feel like a cartoon. Which of course is awesome, one of my favorite games.

    Not how game stop and how most (if not all) gaming sites state.
     
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    not just the light colors! it does seem (at the start at least) like a kids cartoon. the 3 stooges around the knight academy with their silly noises etc!

    if they remade ocarina of time for the wii using m+ and wii capable graphics id give it a 10. id give SS a 9.
     
  15. brandonspikes

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    Both are equally amazing, However skyward sword is a lot more fun, and the story is amazing
    Skyrim- Gameplay
    Skyrim- Attention To detail

    SS- Controls
    SS- Story
     
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    Funny, I was going to post the exact opposite statement. Idk, I just never got the appeal of the Elder Scrolls series. I get so bored every time I try to play one
     
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    I feel the same way as you about Elder Scrolls. I've attempted to play both Morrowind and Oblivion and got bored with both of them very quickly, as I don't really care much for the Western RPG genre. However, when it comes to Zelda games I can play them all day, beat them a hundred times each, and still want more.
     
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    I started playing both around same time aswell. Skyrim has consumed me totally :) It's just so fun and there's always something to do. I mean just wander around a bit in the forest and there's tons of dungeons, cities and locations to visit. So even if you have a goal, you'll almost always sidetrack unless you really decide to ignore all the cool locations you see while being out. I never had this easy to play a Elder Scrolls game, it's just so addictive. I've caught myself playing until 4 am, having to get up for work only 4 hours later two times in a row now.

    As Zelda is highly linear there's just not much to do except follow the main quest. I played the two first dungeons, on my way for the third. Maybe I'll play it some tonight.
    I really love the controls, but I also hate them, because sometimes they aren't as precise as I want them to be. PS, I'm playing on my computer, not that I think the motion controls should be any different on a wii.
    The main problems I find is the bug catching phases. The motion plus bugs out every now and then it seems.
     
  19. TwinRetro

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    I don't have a Wii, but I can tell you that my collection of 30+ 360 games have been put on the backburner for Skyrim. I have Saint's Row The Third coming in from Gamefly, so now I don't know WTF I'm gonna do...
     
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    I bought Oblivion a while ago but i just couldn't get into it.

    To me Zelda is much more original then Skyrim.