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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD review
Exceptional
by Zebatsu

Simply one of the best Zelda games ever made.
«Blew my mind»
«Sit back and relax»

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Played this on the GameCube when it first came out, and it was the first Zelda game I ever beat.  I'd played many others, but tended to get bored before finishing them.  With Windwaker, I was engaged right to the end.

Windwaker HD repairs some of the less-fun aspects of the original game (replacing some "Triumph Fork" maps with the related pieces to reduce sailing time), gives you a fast sail that optimizes travel over the ocean, and gives the entire game a good High Definition polish.

Sailing over the oceans, to me, was always a fun aspect of the game.  A relaxing breather between islands;  I'm glad the game found a way to clean up and optimize this aspect without ditching it too completely.

Now that I have a copy handy I can see myself having an annual "replay" of this game for the foreseeable future.
«Time-tested»
«Liked before it became a hit»