Skyward Sword achieves perfect score in Famitsu

The latest Legend of Zelda title has been award 40/40 by Japanese gaming bible Famitsu.

Skyward Sword is the 16th game to achieve this score in the magazine’s history, and the first 2011 title to do so, according to Andriasang.

It is also the third entry in the series to receive the perfect 40/40 from Famitsu, following Ocarina of Time back in 1998 and The Wind Waker in 2002.

Under Famitsu’s review system, four journalists reviewed the game individually, each giving it the maximum score of 10/10.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is released for Wii this Friday. You read more about the game and the 25-year-old series in our Zelda Week features.

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