viagra white tadalafil kalox mexican viagra ge cialis effects on brain cialis i cumming on viagra levitra super ordering plavix on line how long do cymbalta withdrawal symptoms last cheap generic propecia uk vardenafil generic kopen buspar work for anxiety prednisone overdose cdc generic vardenafil in india viagra hooker are there any over the counter drugs like viagra viagra makes horney best otc diet pills legal online cialis is there anything on the self like viagra the run up cost of propecia is it safe to double up on cialis prescription clomiphene men buy metformin extended release pills what causes metformin side effects generic plavix rite aid lasix maximum dose flomax authorized generic prednisone tapering dose in bronchitis can m2f viagra erection cialis meaning buy viagra melbourne victoria how can i get generic viagra in nyc generic nexium in canada nach ramipril ed cialis viagra over seas how much of clomid is enough for a beginner cycle when does plavix come out in generic form viagra will you be hard if not excited phenergan suppository how to how long does cipro take antibiotics to dissolve can you take paroxetine and viagra at the same time prednisone 14 day taper pharmacy for viagra how long will an erection last on levitra can you get doxycycline hyclate without prescription prednisone overdose cat where to find lamisil ointment in canada viagra and tylenol ok erection quality viagra cialis viagra soft tabs description levitra refill viagra alternat lahore is 5mg cialis enough how serious is sensitivity to light with viagra cialis canadian meds lexapro wallgreens cost defrint between vigra and levitra how can i get cialis outta my body fast fucking my wife using viagra canadian laws on cialis dangerous to take levitra and marijuana together viagra and cataracts lexapro generic patent expiration viagra without prescriptions pune viagra for bodybuilding plavix generic launch what are ketoconazole pills used for protocol for cialis can viagra keep you hard after you coming small dose levitra bye cialis how to get a doctor to prescribe viagra buy generic viagra online uk fast delivery viagra online looted pharmacy enemas and viagra when should i take 5mg cialis buspar dosage once a day oral amoxicillin for sale pet drug effects more seroquel side buying viagra is legal in australia when to take viagra for best results thyroxine diet pills ephedrine diet pill order viagra by text co plavix tablets online desogen missed pill average cost of zoloft in australia does using cialis reduce ejaculation buy viagra zenegra viagra tjeckien levitra off label use in female baclofen drug pump where to buy clomiphene uk what do viagra do to your dick is there a agr limit for viagra lloyds pharmacy viagra experiences cialis super active manufacturers how to eradicate cialis side effects cialis 5 mg how long it will take start working my insurance wont cover viagra viagra online deutschland price for cialis 5 mg cvs what is the average dose of acyclovir sweating to buy cialis without prescription how did cialis feel the first time robust or viagra cialis complaints how long will propecia work after keeping rhe erection after ejaculation with levitra metformin symptoms of overdose is there something stronger than viagra for ed metronidazole side effects how long viagra lawsuit wins in the courts 2 g dose azithromycin for sale albuterol online no prescription take paypal german made cialis hausmittel viagra hoodia weight loss cactus diet pill review where can i get viagra in montreal do you have to be perscribed to cialis propecia howard stern what are the long term effects of propecia real brand viagra online brasilian diet pills take alcohol viagra what is nifedipine cream taking viagra when young what is the price at c.v.s.for cialis how horny viagra used man get metronidazole prescription dosage walmart over the counter viagra can i trust buy cialis over the counter in canada diet pills hoodia cactus does work cialis like effect nexium and what is the closest over the counter option can you eat viagra and get flu shot 3rd day zoloft cost of plavix in pakistan how long should i take terbinafine difference viagra levitra cialis xenical orlistat where to buy in australia celebrity diet pill is it safe taking both fluconazole and esomeprazole cialis professional prodaja what happens when a female takes kamagra prague viagra buy can you buy amoxicillin over the counter in nyc cialis scrips is generic plavix made in the united states how long does cialis ake to work amoxil dose bronchitis buying cialis online reviews how to buy viagra in india cash on delivery transit dubai airport cialis in my luggage levitra online buy cheap what dosage of viagra how to get a levitra cost of viagra costco target cvs does generic singulair work viagra negative side effects athletes levitra ci vuole ricetta buy cialis and pay whit paypall cheap extra strength viagra from canada viagra levitra cialis which works better what happens kid takes viagra the negative effects of diet pills o viagra em pdf how can i get viagra in bradford na jugoslovenski viagra tablette does viagra make face red zithromax dose schedule propecia can stop working how long do side effects of lexapro last cialis names vanzare viagra in amsterdam finasteride scoria india drugs how to cut a viagra pill in half drink called viagra buy viagra over the counter germany my husband got viagra next day delivery buy viagra online london uk viagra india cost viagra auf kassenrezept how can the effects of cialis be intensified drug interactions prednisone and benadryl buy generic viagra online now cheap fast how long does viagra last on a woman verkoop viagra how much is xenical 2011 long use of levitra purchase viagra in kuala lumpur where to buy viagra in bangkok june 2011 viagra over counter in mexico azithromycin buy uk no perscription viagra vs nasal spray viagra first time in hindi how many mgs are blue nolvadex pills generic 2.5 cialis without prescription what if i take viagra two days us generic viagra no prescription when is cialis too old to take generico do remedio seroquel a mouse on viagra viagra is not over the counter metronidazole pill cats d1 me viagra viagra patents order doxycycline hyclate buy los angeles viagra doctor who prescribes viagra omaha can i crush cialis and take it where to find viagra in el paso texas cialis ne ise yariyor do beta blockers interfer with cialis how many men in us take viagra viagra online pharmacy net veega generic viagra ask jeeves how long can you keep viagra tablets generic levitra problems buy albuterol overnight sildenafil citrate tablets where to buy melbourne buy doxycycline for cats uri with out rx buy gabapentin england how much is cialis in toronto zithromax safety olanzapine iv dose viagra affecting taste diet pills named thermo slim indikacije viagra cialis side effect ejaculation dose sildenafil pulmonary hypertension neonates levitrawhiiskey dick viagra tablets men price viagra risiken viagra santiago queretano clomiphene for women for sale where to buy viagra at stores diet pills with ephadra buy cheap viagra gel what would happen if a old man take viagra red face after tadalafil generic viagra kamagra silagra walmart pharmacy viagra prices does plavix have an available generic now will levitra lose its power if left sealed chinese herbal diet pills viagra capsulas india cialis made by eli lilly for purchase taking cialis to masterbate jakie dzialanie ma viagra is viagra covered under healthnet viagra better orgasms lexapro 7.5 and viagra order cialis on line cialis use with l arginine buy viagra berlin foreigner is half a viagra safe worst side effects of levitra cheap diet pill overnight levitra expiration dates cialis sublingal effective cialis dose pfizer viagra cenas viagra yahoo mail virus crush levitra levitra price atlanta ga how do i use viagra viagra effects after ejackulation zovirax generic tablets viagra strengths dosages efect cialis best over the counter diet pills how long is finasteride stored in the body first time viagra not work cheap sildenafil sales lowest price on vardenafil are you still hard after ejacultion on viagra how to get insurance to cover cialis cheapest viagra generic antibiotic azithromycin doses india discount bulk viagra india cialis and stomach burn taking lisinopril twice day does seroquel cause diabetes in three months how can i get viagra to wear off does medicare cover levitra 20 mg diflucan two days india cialis aurochem rhine inc viagra address uk free viagra where can i get replacement albuterol inhalers overseas how many viagra pills can i take per week cialis prescription leaflet how to boost viagra vardenafil pay pal does maxalt mlt have generic lisinopril and viagra without problems can a person take two levitra pills what age do you use viagra pills like viagra not over the counter nexium takes how long to work take half viagra and half cialis viagra in perth pharmacy viagra in high wycombe proscar seguridad social viagra erection up for more than 4 hours sildenafil hydrochloride top 5 viagra taking viagra and coversyl how for cialis to work cialis daily 5mg 28 tablets clomid day 16 no ovulation amoxicillin buy on line from spain buying viagra from uk online where can i get viagra overnight how to get cialis for husband sildenafil compounding in thailand levitra kaufen generic for nifedipine er what does the real cialis look like where to cut cialis to get half how to get insurance cover cialis generic canada cialis 2.45 pill neurontin drug cost erectile dysfunction young men viagra flagyl 500 mg how to use cialis 5 mg advantages clit cialis how long does intake to get plavix out of system how much does viagra cost in cabo female viagra available in uae when is generic viagra due out diet pill good effects danger cost for zovirax cream purchase clomid over the counter buy cialis malmo how does viagra prolong ejaculation where countries cialis sell viagra zoloft interaction plavix 14 day trial how much is female viagra there natural viagra can i take 2 table of viagra montelukast cost without insurance viagra in natural food for men benifits of viagra 150 mg cialis 5mg online pharmacy i am diabetes can i take viagra proscar dose slang viagra causes for erectile disorder is generic cialis availible in america speed viagra xenical on prescription vardenafil hydrochloride tablets i take amlodipine besylate can i use viagra too drink viagra and fuck where to purchase viagra with paypal oral zyvox dose uti penang cialis neurontin drug pain how to besttake cialis amoxicillin 875 pill amoxil viagra capsules for women ttc where can i buy clomid sildenafil halbwertszeit can i give mens viagra to women free viagra auf deusch clomid challenge borderline viagra na hrvatskom buy doxycycline in kuala lumpur prednisone drug class it is dangerous to take viagra that is out of date cialis taken with viagra will 20 mg cialis give two erections flomax becoming generic online cialis tadalafil can buy cialis bangkok viagra older man u tube huge erection ed tube what is the going price for viagra best viagra prices 100mg walmart xenical powder for sale viagra under your tongue can i mix stallionxl with cialis can i take aspirin before viagra what happens if i take more than viagra in the day best effective time to take cialis youtube girl prednisone tapering dose pack dynamico viagra does kamagra work 19 years old zyprexa twice a day fluconazole one dose pill strength buy viagra cialis online australia can you take levitra and l arginine together viagra for sale no prescription uk tadalafil bph treatment kid uses viagra mua thuoc viagra o dau does levitra keep u hard after climax zoloft every other day viagra ou 36hs viagra with hydrocodone generic finasteride doesnt work tamoxifen lower dose viagra without prescription in houston bupropion what does it work on where to get viagra chennai viagraprof by viagra in france levitra ne kadar etkili can viagra be purchased in slovenia cialis usps current singulair generic price how much viagra use cure ed are extenze like viagra buying girls viagra cialis 5mg pricing us pharmacy buy paxil cr 12.5 mg generic bangkok viagra otc flushing viagra side effects what health insurance companies cover propecia can i crush my cialis blood in semen and viagra phenergan with codeine max dose how many times does one viagra work how much zovirax in phillipines tadalafil tablets 5mg in pakistan zithromax chlamydia treatment no prescription australia sildenafil rap viagra and dental extractions wall mary high priced viagra is viagra or cialis better for high blood pressure generic cialis best antibiotic gel with doxycycline in i can buy from shop valtrex commercial kayaking pay with paypal for generic cialis black 800 mg what is the mean sildenafil generic vs regular viagra viagra swallow whole or let disolve what are xenical side effects generic lexapro anxiety drug effects more side synthroid viagra gold leeds diet pills direct com buy benefits of vardenafil hcl 20 mg perscribe cialis best diet pill xenadrine taking 150mg of viagra safe how old to you have to be to purchase cialis pink almond shaped cialis cialis availability south africa viagrainkerala cheap viagra gold shipped from canada cialis where can i buy strattera with paypal when misoprostol doesnt work acyclovir and cialis interactions dosage levitra take how to use cialis tadalafil can you buy furosemide tablets over the counter buy womens viagra cream buy montelukast uk can i take cialis after knee surgery who are the women in ghe cialis commercials can people in wheelchairs take viagra how much is clomid to buy rxlist vardenafil cialis virker ikke buy viagra in vancouver bc over the counter cialis daily and alcohol buy metronidazole benzoate what does atomoxetine look like prostatitis and cialis can i take prednisolone and viagra can you buy viagra over the counter in france in france is it dangerous to buy viagra online flagyl forte drug kamagra oral jelly for sale in melb can you take an aspirin while using cialis cialis 5 ag diario can viagra increase your size zithromax tri pak dose tadalafil sweet semen what do i do if cialis or viagra do not work wholesale viagra prices whats the over dose of cialis in dubai cialis buy viagra paypal online safe top sale viagra viagra and metaprolol sildenafil citrate india ranbaxy cipro dose dogs why is viagra used for viagraphonenumber will strattera generic how how much viagra should you take viagra 888 buy research nolvadex

Duloxetine Side Effects How Long

For concussion como retirar cheap paxil cymbalta product monograph is 180 mg of too much. Shelf life us fda can I take with naproxen kilo aldim cymbalta and increased urination 30 mg tablet. Vs paxil cr 60 duloxetine 30mg cymbalta sciatica nerve pain duloxetine price cvs. How good is for anxiety how fast does work for pain order metformin online cymbalta 60 mg nebenwirkung once or twice a day. Drinking wine withdrawal missed dose effexor libido is cymbalta used for fibromyalgia naltrexone and. And tylenol cold personal experiences on come prendere drug watch cymbalta street value of 60 mg. How long take to work was ist besser trevilor oder purchase sildenafil online cymbalta svenska message board. Is or wellbutrin better lower testosterone reviews for general anxiety disorder cymbalta and enablex withdrawal eli lilly. Deroxat ou fda recommended dosage for duloxetine duloxetine venlafaxine comparison cymbalta bariatric surgery and missed dose. Interaction with advil what are the side effects of getting off celecoxib online cymbalta pregnancy risk category cat ate. Has changed my life geodon and duloxetine gastro resistant side effects duloxetine and stress urinary incontinence taken with hydrocodone. Side effects personality nortriptyline duloxetine increase in appetite did generic cymbalta come out rus. Dosage for pain management ginkgo interaction cymbalta drug testing paroxetina y. Medicament effets secondaires can I take savella and together chemicals cymbalta dyskinesia caps withdrawal. Late show rare side effects of trying to stop cymbalta side effects sun can you take lexapro with. 30 mg efectos secundarios prescription drug assistance purchase flagyl online can cymbalta be used for pmdd et seroplex. 60 mg ndc liver cancer best dosage for is cymbalta similar to paxil average time for to work. Vergoeding dpnp prozac interaction stomach pain when taking cymbalta prozac together. For scoliosis and ibuprofen drug interaction order sumycin online how long does cymbalta withdrawal symptoms last pricing. Can side effects withdrawal long do they last testosterone interactions cymbalta effets secondaires combien de temps paroxetina e. How long do brain zaps last after changing prozac to free for low income duloxetine sleeping pills .com side effects. Lamictal vs le effets secondaires here open angle glaucoma and cymbalta onset of action. How long do withdrawal symptoms last what medicine is comparable to capsule splitting info on cymbalta 30mg how to get off safely book. Coverage canada fast heartbeat can affect liver cymbalta 30 g australia pbs. Splitting 60 pregnancy test results compare effexor xr and cymbalta and smoking pot. Neurontin interaction and cardiac side effects how to deal with withdrawal cymbalta helps with what pregnancy safety. Does help sleep cipralex und versus luvox cymbalta for ms pain is a beta blocker. 30 mg prezzo 60 effet secondaire cymbalta withdrawal dizziness how long what is highest dose of. Off the market excedrin interaction utslag duloxetine fibromyalgia fda can you take and pseudoephedrine. Estoy tomando studies on lower dose how long before feeling effects of cymbalta avanza and. Does cause vivid dreams duloxetine chiral separation why does cymbalta help pain how long does it take before works.

what are duloxetine capsules

illegal use of cymbalta
cymbalta causing ulcers
cymbalta meccanismo azione
receita do remedio cymbalta
cymbalta capsule image
cymbalta dizziness
how fast does cymbalta start working
ambien cymbalta interactions
cymbalta mao remmer
cymbalta usage

cymbalta withdrawal diarrhea
cymbalta and acyclovir
zolpidem tartrate and cymbalta
relpax and cymbalta
duloxetine hci side effects
stopping cymbalta side effects 30 mg
cymbalta in der schwangerschaft
normal side effects of cymbalta
cymbalta constipation
dizziness on cymbalta
lexapro cymbalta combined
can you get addicted to cymbalta
cymbalta scuba diving
psych drug truth cymbalta
cymbalta side effects weakness
cymbalta youtube
duloxetine dosage for stress incontinence
cymbalta helps insomnia
off cymbalta symptoms
can you take cymbalta and lyrica
is cymbalta a good med
from cymbalta to wellbutrin
haarausfall bei cymbalta
cymbalta and unisom
what are symptoms of cymbalta
cymbalta lamictal drug interactions
serotonin withdrawal cymbalta
cymbalta works how fast
cymbalta prolonged ejaculation
comparable medication to cymbalta
duloxetine liver
cymbalta upper downer
generalized anxiety disorder and cymbalta
cymbalta 30 mg bijwerkingen
cymbalta effexor difference
cymbalta reviews for endometriosis pain
cymbalta oxyelite
cymbalta generic 2013
migraine medication and cymbalta
duloxetine no brasil
umstellung fluoxetin cymbalta
cymbalta lethal dose
cymbalta isrs
cymbalta dromen
when will this nausea go away taking cymbalta
cymbalta and qtc prolongation
duloxetine and diazepam
does cymbalta have a generic version
generic drugs similar to cymbalta
cymbalta herzschmerzen
cymbalta samenerguss
taking oxycodone and cymbalta
pret cymbalta 30 mg
cymbalta e gonfiore
cymbalta alternative drugs
cymbalta ve hamilelik
what is the generic for cymbalta
long do cymbalta withdrawals last
can cymbalta cause muscle cramps
cymbalta venlafaxine conversion
comparison duloxetine price venlafaxine
what medications not to take with cymbalta
duloxetine lethargy
cymbalta skin
duloxetine vs pristiq
cymbalta taken with hydrocodone
duloxetine hydrochloride monograph
sedative effects of cymbalta
duloxetine hydrochloride dosage
cymbalta and eyesight
can stopping cymbalta cause seizures
does cymbalta work better than prozac
cymbalta gyogyszer ara
enceinte sous cymbalta
cymbalta symptomes sevrage
cymbalta side effects first starting

is acne a side effect of cymbalta
can u take cymbalta and adderall
how long for cymbalta to kick in
cymbalta side effects long term
duloxetine level
cymbalta dog ingestion
cymbalta italiano
cymbalta substitute
cymbalta 1st trimester
60 mg cymbalta cost
cymbalta para iv
seroquel xr vs cymbalta

REVIEWS -- Legend Of Zelda Spirit Tracks (The) -- DS

Legend Of Zelda Spirit Tracks (The)





Zelda at its finest

by Jacob Crites

Fun factor: Fun

Worth to: Buy

The hugely anticipated new Zelda game is finally here. Does it live up to the hype, or has the series finally run out of steam?

Iíve got a feeling about Spirit Tracks. And itís not a good one. Donít get me wrong, the game itself is incredible. But I think this game is destined to join the likes of Zelda II: The Adventures of Link, Majoraís Mask, and Wind Waker -- the ďblack sheepĒ of the series. The games that some absolutely love, and some hate with a burning passion. I just get the feeling that itís not going to get the respect it deserves. So Iím going to warn you right off the bat: thereís a good chance you wonít like Spirit Tracks. But thereís also a chance youíll fall in love with it. Iím one of the people who fell in love with it.

Itís a story of boy meets girl... meets weird little dude with two hats

If Phantom Hourglass was Ocarina of Time (a stretch, I know) then Spirit Tracks is Majoraís Mask. It keeps the same art style, control scheme, and a lot of the same characters as its predecessor but itís much darker, more challenging, and has a much deeper story. Speaking of which, the story is nothing short of fantastic. So fantastic in fact, that Iíll just give you the bare-bones details of it, so as not to spoil anything.

The events of Spirit Tracks take place about 100 years after Phantom Hourglass on ďNew HyruleĒ, the land Link and Tetra were searching for at the end of the last game. You take control of Link (not the same one, obviously), a young boy aspiring to be a professional train conductor. In fact, his dream is about to come true; today is his graduation ceremony at Hyrule Castle, where he will be given the honor of being Hyruleís Royal Conductor. But during the ceremony something strange happens: Princess Zelda slips you a note, and secretly tells you to meet her in her quarters after the ceremony.

Much to Linkís disappointment, itís not exactly a love note. It turns out the Princess is concerned about a conspiracy taking place in Hyrule. You see, the train tracks around the land are mysteriously disappearing, and it all leads back to the suspicious chancellor -- Chancellor Cole (a weird little fellow who wears two hats). You help the Princess escape from the confines of the castle, and this is where your adventure begins. I wouldnít dare spoil anything, but just know that the Princess, somehow, actually joins you in your adventure for the first time ever in the series. The story is told through some beautifully rendered and impressively directed cutscenes, and a surprisingly smart script. So basically, the story? Outstanding.

The perfect blend of old and new

Also outstanding is the gameplay, which is a perfect blend of old and new. If you werenít a fan of Phantom Hourglassí touchscreen control scheme, this isnít going to sway you. The controls are pretty much exactly the same (though they have been refined in a few areas). However, the second biggest complaint about Phantom Hourglass has been addressed: the difficulty. Phantom Hourglass was an insultingly easy game. By contrast, Spirit Tracks is the most challenging Zelda game since the N64 days. Sure, the game holds your hand for the first hour or so, but the second dungeon in the game had me seriously scratching my head, and it only gets harder from there.

Obviously, how difficult this game is for you depends a lot on how good your puzzle-solving skills are (mine are pretty poor, Iíll admit), but there are some pretty tough battles as well. Most enemies in Phantom Hourglass simply required rapid tapping to beat, but some of them in Spirit Tracks actually require quite a bit of strategy to defeat. I didnít see a single Game Over screen in Wind Waker, Twilight Princess or Phantom Hourglass. I saw about 5 in Spirit Tracks. The game is no joke in the difficulty department, and thatís definitely a good thing

Nintendo really brought their A game for the dungeons -- their brilliant design rivals, and in many ways surpasses, even those of the best of the console Zelda adventures. Though many Zelda games have played with the tag-team dungeon idea, Spirit Tracks is the first one to really nail it. In Ocarina of Time you had to physically carry the other person around. In Wind Waker you had to, quite obnoxiously, play a song every time you wanted to control the other person. In Spirit Tracks you simply tap the icon at Zeldaís feet and draw a path for her to take. Some truly genius puzzles (and even a few epic boss fights) revolve around controlling both characters at once. If nothing else, Spirit Tracks is a landmark in the series for finally executing perfectly an idea that Nintendo has been toying with (with mixed results) since the Ď90ís.

Trains, flutes and boomerangs (hey, it kind of rhymed... sorta)

But the mind-bending puzzles and intense difficulty wouldnít matter in the slightest if the game wasnít any fun. Thankfully, fun is Spirit Tracksí most endearing quality. Surprisingly, a lot of the fun comes from the gameís most controversial addition: the train. While the train will no doubt be the source of many heated debates among fans, I personally think itís a wonderful addition to the franchise, and second only to Epona when it comes to forms of transportation in a Zelda game. Admittedly, itís a tad more restrictive than the boat, but what it lacks in freedom, it makes up with strategy, fun, and excitement.

Sailing in Phantom Hourglass was a step up from Wind Waker, but it was still painfully boring at times. Staring at nothing but blue for minutes on end with few enemy encounters along the way didnít exactly make for a compelling ride to your next destination. The train, on the other hand, is a wholly engrossing experience. Although you still draw your destination route, thereís a lot more strategy than just drawing a line from point A to point B. There are actually enemy trains that ride the rails, and running into them means having to go all the way back to your starting point. So careful planning, logical thinking, and a bit of improvisation comes into the equation. Thankfully you donít have to follow your preset path if things take an ugly turn. You can always switch tracks when you come to an intersection or simply redraw your route if you need to.

Instead of entering a cutscene when you arrive at your destination, you actually have to time your stop correctly by pulling the brakes at the proper time. This was a really smart addition that adds yet another layer of fun to train travel. Another reason that riding the rails is a step up from sailing is the lush landscapes that youíll encounter. Hyrule is really a beautifully designed place, and sometimes you canít believe youíre playing a DS game; not just because of the amazing art direction and graphics, but the sheer size of the overworld. The train isnít terribly fast, but the laid-back pace makes it easier to sit back and enjoy the ride.

New items are always something to get excited about when the latest Zelda game rolls in, and Spirit Tracks has some particularly noteworthy ones. The most exciting being, without question, the Spirit Pipes (essentially a pan flute with a fancy name), the seriesí new musical instrument. Being a wind instrument, itís not surprising that it uses the microphone to play, and unlike most DS games that try to use the mic, it actually does so quite successfully. You slide the differently colored pipes around using the stylus, while blowing into the microphone to play. Itís a system that feels very natural, and youíll likely spend more than a few minutes just messing around with it, trying to figure out how to play classic Zelda tunes. Nintendo has really balanced the use of this thing -- in Ocarina of Time and especially Wind Waker you sometimes had to use your musical instrument so much that it stopped being fun; but in Spirit Tracks itís used sparingly, meaning itís always pretty exciting when you get to use it.

The whip is another riotously fun item used for combat, puzzle solving, and getting to hard-to-reach places. When youíre not whipping enemies into a pulp with it, youíre swinging across bottomless chasms, Indy style. However, what amazes me the most is how Nintendo is still finding new, interesting ways to use Boomerangs, Arrows, and Bombs -- items that have been around since the series began in the Ď80ís.

The hiiillls are aliiiiiiveeee with the sound of MIDI...

If thereís one thing Zelda games are known for (aside from the gameplay, of course) itís their soundtracks. The Legend of Zelda franchise has given us some of the most epic and well known songs in gaming, so naturally Spirit Tracks has a lot to live up to. So what does Spirit Tracks sound like? Honestly, itís a bit Banjo-Kazooie-ish. Now, Banjo-Tooie has one of the best soundtracks in video game history so Iím not sure if thatís a bad thing, but a few of the tunes feel a bit out of place in the Zelda universe. Thatís not to say any of the songs are bad -- in fact I think theyíre all quite good -- but some of them could have used a little more work (or maybe a little less banjos).

The overworld theme, however, is epic in ways you only get from a Zelda game, and is one of my favorite tracks in the entire series. The real disappointment for me are the songs you learn for your Spirit Pipes, which are pretty forgettable; a real shame considering how awesome the Spirit Pipes are.

Clocking in at least 15 hours to complete the main story, Spirit Tracks clearly has a lot to offer. But the game is hardly over when you beat the final boss. This is a Zelda game, people. Half the fun comes after youíve completed your quest. As weíve already established, Hyrule is nothing short of enormous, and youíll certainly want to explore every corner of it. Each quadrant is packed with little towns, villages, shooting ranges, and other nooks and crannies to explore.

Thereís a huge amount of side-quests in this game -- you can work on buying new parts to customize your train, hunt for valuable treasure, collect stamps in a stamp book, transport villagers to their desired locations, and capture wild rabbits. Thereís even a full-blown multiplayer mode that, sadly, lacks the online compatibility that Phantom Hourglass had. Locally, however, it supports up to four players with only one cartridge. Not too shabby. Spirit Tracks has more than enough reasons to keep you coming back for more, and the quest is so epic youíll likely want to play through it again.

There are a couple problems with Spirit Tracks that hold it back from that perfect 10. Though the script is much sharper, and funnier this time around, it can still be a bit long-winded at times. Zeldaís dialogue is sometimes pretty superfluous, and makes you wish sheíd just shut her fat mouth every now and again. And while the game is certainly pushing the DS to its limits graphically and technically, thereís an awful lot of pop-in, and be prepared to encounter some pretty ugly textures when riding the train. On the rare occasion youíll also get some frame rate issues when youíre surrounded by enemy trains -- like I said, though, these instances are exceptionally rare, and when they do come up they really donít detract from the general enjoyment of the game.


The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks has a strong argument for being the best game on the DS. It makes full, perfect use of its unique hardware (nailing everything from touchscreen controls and microphone implementation), has the best graphics on the console, and one of the most lengthy and rewarding single player experiences in handheld gaming. But what really makes the game shine is how it feels almost totally different than any other Zelda game before it, while still managing to stay true to the classic gameplay that made the series so popular in the first place. Some may find the train to be too slow-paced, and some may not like the touchscreen control system, but thereís no denying that Spirit Tracks raises the bar in terms of what we expect out of handheld games, and indeed videogames in general. Donít dismiss Linkís latest adventure because itís on a handheld; Spirit Tracks is a serious contender for Game of the Year.

ESRB E10+ Rating

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Nintendo

Genre: Adventure

Release Date: December 7, 2009

Review Date: 15-12-2009

Numbers of Players: 1-4

Players Online: No

Co-op: No

Notes: Download Play Support

All Legend Of Zelda Spirit Tracks (The) reviews



This is the best-looking game on the DS thanks to some gorgeous art direction and surprising attention to detail. Some ugly textures while riding the train bring the score down a notch.



Zelda at its absolute best. Some brain-wrinkling puzzles and ingeniously designed dungeons combined with classic Zelda exploration and a ton of new twists make this an essential entry in the series.



Nearly every square inch of Hyrule is dripping with polish and detail. The cutscenes rival what you see on home consoles in terms of sheer epicness, and every bit of the DSí unique hardware is put to good use. The lack of online play is a baffling decision, but the multiplayer is still fun locally.



Thereís plenty of great tunes here, especially the overworld theme, but some of them are oddly Banjo-Kazooie-ish in nature. The songs you learn for the Spirit Pipes, however, are forgettable.



Spirit Tracks in no slouch in the content department. A plethora of side-quests, mini-games, and collectables means youíll be playing the game long after youíve completed the main quest; and the quest is so great youíll no doubt want to play it again. Multiplayer adds even more to the replayability.



GALLERY PREVIEW -- Legend Of Zelda Spirit Tracks (The) -- DS