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Link Takes On A Multi-Armed Trap In Zelda: Skyward Sword’s Ancient Cistern

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Nintendo have updated the official Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword website in Japan with new videos of two more areas from the game. Below, you can watch footage of Lake Floria and the Ancient Cistern:

 

Lake Floria:

 

 

Ancient Cistern:

 

 

The golden statue in the Ancient Cistern is an ancient weapon meant to keep intruders out. The Cistern video also shows Link using his whip. It looks like you’ll be able to use it to swing across gaps and activate switches from a distance, just like in The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.