The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is, to this date, the installment that appears to be the most influenced by the reception of its predecessors. Directed by Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Skyward Sword is a game of a lot of ups and downs, which tries to fix some of the flaws that plagued the series, but keeping what worked, and ultimately reaching irregular results.
The plot starts above the clouds, on a floating island called Skyloft. Its inhabitants live a bucolic routine, completely ignorant to the existence of any land beneath them. They carry several portions of pumpkin from one side of the place to the other and like to race on their Loftwings – birds that are spiritually [...]
It is absolutely fitting that the director of The Last Story, Hironobu Sakaguchi, is the creator of the Final Fantasy series. After all, The Last Story is a RPG that, unlike the latest releases of the famous, and ironically endless, Square Enix franchise, develops its ideas and characters in a mature, but modest way.
The plot is pretty basic: Zael, the young protagonist, encounters a beautiful but strange girl in the market of a city one day. And, after helping her escape from the local guards, falls in love before discovering that she is, in fact, the princess of the kingdom, Calista.