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The Legend Of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

Rating: 7+ (PEGI)

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  A great addition to the Zelda handheld system collection

| | See all Viisasmies's reviews (4)

This is a fun game for the DS. It has everything you want from a Zelda game: good gameplay, a fun system to work with (in this case, the trains), great mini-games, items to collect, and is just generally another great Zelda game to play on a handheld system.

  frustrating

| | See all cb1982's reviews (2)

The DS is supposed to be something you can play on the go. Don't buy this game if that's what you want to do. Some sections of the game are really long and if you have to stop before the end you go back to the start. Even if you save, if you don't finish the section you'll be put back to the start. Makes it quite frustrating if you are playing it on the go and you need to stop.

  Another quality zelda.....

| | See all minirac's reviews (60)

But in my opinion with one biggish flaw. Well not too big, I've still given it 4/5. This second outing on the DS has the same graphics and control system as phantom hourglass, which is pitch perfect. The new weapons, temples and bosses are infinitely bigger, better and more fiendish than phantom hourglass, but th emethod of transportation is what bugs me. When I first heard about it and started to play on it I though 'aaah wow this is ace toot tooooot!' but after a short while it started to get tedious and it took ages to get around. Even when you can use the warp capability it still slowed down the action of the game massivley. In previous zelda games you could either race to your goal or take your time. In this one you have no choice. Even the boat of phantom hourglass was a lot more quicker and fun than this. This is my only bugbear though. The bulk of the game is massively fun and I would highly reccomend it.

  Good.... but..........

| | See all SupeRDelbert's reviews (12)

The 50 year old Reviewer.

Much along similar lines as the "Phantom Hour Glass" (I completed that one). Excellent game with loads of little tasks amoung the main task. There are so many of these tasks with different variations you will never know if you do all of them!

My main moan is all the traveling time needed to get from A to B to complete lttle tasks. This gets tedious especially when you have to fight off the same foes each time you travel down a piece of track. As yet I have not got the jump gates to work - apparently there is some!

Thats the one flaw. Game is very good though and will keep you going for months.

  Great game!

| | See all Daibhead's reviews (7)

good game but not worthwhile buying until it gets cheaper
price:3/10
graphics:10/0
controls:7/10
storyline:8/10
action:7/10

  good, but has its faults

| | See all amanrulez's reviews (14)

This game is good by how the first game introduced a boat, and this one has a train, but it has its down falls. for starters, this game is very repetitive, play a song, go to the temple then go to the tower over and over again. secondly, the instrument on this game is a pain to use. it may be just my console, but the flute is really twitchy. sometiomes i will play a note even when im not blowing in my mic, dometimes i will play a note twice instead of once, and sometimes I get lag when I play a note so it doesn't register until a second later when I blow. apart from that the game has excellent controls and gameplay such as the somersalt has been improved. this game is good, but not perfect.

  Woo Woo...(train whistle) Get it?

| | See all evoluanX's reviews (9)

Great Zelda title, still lives upto the series. As normal the story, lands, temples, bosses and gadgets are amazing. This is my first zelda game i have played on the DS, the new additions with the stylus add a new twist to the game but with that the combat, compared to previous titles is pretty weak. So stronger for some things, weaker in others. Still worth playing if your a fan of the series. 3rd best Zelda title, after 'Ocarina of Time' and 'Wind waker'.

  New, Unique, Endless, Diverse: Perfect. Get it!

| | See all Meebee's reviews (6)

To be honest, I have never been that interested in Zelda, as it isn't my kind of game. But when I saw this new idea on the TV adertisements, I was quite intrigued about the fact they'd managed to incorporate trains into the mix, and by gosh, they really upped my view on the Zelda games and makers in whole!
It's the perfect mix; half the game involves driving your super special awesome spirit train up and down winding tracks (getting chased by tanks and ebil doom trains), and the other half is all the action, puzzle solving, whipping and boss-defeating.
The makers of this game have really tried to use everything the DS has to offer, with you now being able to talk to villagers and blow into the microphone to hurl tornadoes of impending doom at enemies. There's just so much interactivity!
The gameplay is almost endless, as there is the main plot, several funky little subplots, and even tasks that involve you carrying passengers on your train, unlocking paths to new areas and new plots! I've had the game for a few months now, and I'm still barely within reach of the finishing line, just because there is just so much to DO!
The graphics occasionally blow a little, but you can't really blame them, because it is a DS, and the DS doesn't do Xbox graphics and detail. The whole thing is also touchscreen-based, which is a little awkward if you don't have anywhere to lean whilst playing: so the DS doesn't skid all over when you're s'ploring.
But aside from that, it's a wonderful little game, that combines two utterly different styles: train riding and fantasy fighting, in such a perfect way it seems the spirits themselves must've created it for us. I can't encourage you enough to get this game, just for the sheer range of things to do and the pure fun involved. If you're a lifelong Zelda fan, or just a new starter like me, it's a brilliant game to get stuck in to. Don't heasitate: The price is almost a steal!

  Up to much lately?

| | See all DJReginald's reviews (3)

Either 'yes' or 'no', I advise you to buy this. It's inexpensive and the money you pay for this game would most likely prove a worthwhile expense on your part.
Spirit Tracks can keep you occupied for short or long periods of time (and I know from experience, as it has kept me playing it for hours on end some days).
Musical scores in this game are wonderful. You may possibly hum the tunes that are played even when you're not on the game, they're that catchy.
Spirit Tracks' story (from an emotional viewpoint) can be strangely evocative at times, as it seems to put much more emphasis on characters and the relationships/ attachments they have to one another. I drew close to tears at a late stage in the game (not through frustration at a boss or something but due to sheer happiness at the outcomes later on, and how far I'd gone through the game) and seemed to have developed an attachment to the characters.
'Involving' is how I can accurately describe the gameplay. This time the DS engages you and you don't engage it. None of the tasks you are asked to do in the game play as if they are chores. All tasks that it gives you are original.
Overall, it is better than its former (Phantom Hourglass) and continues to lift my spirits even now, after completion. It's perky and engrossing as are most Zelda games.

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  Fun Game!

| | See all yassarikhan786's reviews (1)

This is the first Zelda game I have played and I loved it. I had been curious about the Zelda game franchise for a long time, but I didn't have the chance to play any of the older ones. I was excited about Spirit Tracks and it didn't disappoint. The main reasons why I loved it so much was because IMO the story was fantastic, the graphics were very good and it wasn't short. Some of the levels were challenging and they made you think. Because of Spirit Tracks I will definitely be buying the next instalment of Zelda on the DS.