I find it utterly bizarre strict magazines and sites like Eurogamer, Edge, GamesTM and even Metro Gamecentral can praise Skyward Sword for being so inventive, for breathing fresh air into the Zelda franchise, for nailing motion controls perfectly, and then Gamespot insist it's still the same old Zelda with controls that don't work properly. I can't judge accurately until I've played the game myself, but given the evidence I've read across reviews, it sounds like whoever reviewed this simply doesn't understand how the typical Zelda formula has been shaken up, and then criticises it for still being a Zelda game. The same site can praise the incremental changes in the yearly COD games, yet after 5 years in development and with clear changes from the Ocarina template, they criticise Zelda for not doing enough to change.
Exactly! And that’s one of the reasons Gamespot is biased! Or at leas the person that reviewed the game.