It’s the elephant in the room. And no, we’re not talking about your mom. (Ka-zing!)

We’ve all noticed how stupid Link looks in the Skyward Sword trailers. No, not the expression on his face, it’s always like that. It’s the fact that when Link runs, he holds the sword however you happen to be holding the Wii Controller. And oftentimes, that’s straight up. Like a fool.

Here is a lovely trailer by Darkshadow8181 depicting this bit of hilarity.

Enjoy the video after the jump!

Source: Darkshadow8181 @ vimeo
  • nobody

    try walking into a town with your sword pointed forward the entire time

  • Chainoftermina

    I did notice that that looked a little odd, but it's supposed to fill you sword with power, right? If I had a sword like that and somebody laughed at me, I'd just charge up a little scare for them. who's laughing then, huh?

    • Haha! I love it!

    • LOL!

    • ZeldaGurl_

      Lulz, Chain. XD That's rich!^^

    • Shadow Darkman


  • Skermefaten

    ^I lol'd at that comment

  • KyleLinks

    I've seen this before! HA! So funny! I'd be freaked if I saw a man running down a hill towards me with a sword in the air screaming YAAAAAAH!
    D: Please don't hurt me. I'm just an Ice Cream Man.

  • Thareous33

    I noticed Link looked a little foppish before…but as ChainofTermina pointed out oh -so cleverly, we can turn the laughingstock back on the laughed. I absolutely love the addition of the sword beams, all the same. I'll have good times with those.

    Hey, does anyone know if we can change email addresses without creating a new account? I've been using my parents email and, well, they won't let my have the password. But I got my own not to long ago and I want to update on my Intense-Debate profile. Any help would be much appreciated.

    • Do you have an IntenseDebate account? Your name isn't the tell-tale blue! 😛 But perhaps you're just not logged into it right now.

      So, when logged into your account, go here: http://intensedebate.com/edit-user-account and there's a place to change your email. :]

    • Chainoftermina

      you should ask Jason or Cody or someone. they'll know. I'm not sure how to get into contact with them though, short of emailing them.

      • Thareous33

        All right, thanks guys. I'll try the suggestion Sugar gave first then find out how to contact either of them, should that not work. Wish me luck! 8D

      • Chainoftermina

        woops. I must have been typing at the same time as Sugar, as her reply was not there when I replied. yeah, follow her advice, she knows a lot more about this stuff than I do.

  • Ashmic

    I saw this about a day after E3 2010

  • Yeah, it did look sort of strange, but all you need to do it for is to charge up some power, then you take it down.

  • Toon

    This was on Newgrounds soooo long ago…

  • Yoh

    I can actually hear them singing "MEEEEEHHHHHHH" in the background.

  • Chad

    His face makes him look like he just took a crap in his pants. lol

  • Old video is old 😛

  • Thareous

    And one last thing—making sure changes will show up in the comments…

  • riomhaire

    Ahhhhh! Will the abuse of carmina burana never end? It wasn't even used to great effect.

  • matt17

    lol this is what I thought when I first seen the new controls

  • Haha, the video was stupid, but what you posted was funny 😛

  • ZeldaGurl_

    Lulz, as much as this maybe funny to some people, I actually think that the whole idea of being able to run with your sword raised skyward, almost as in a battle cry.

    Miyamoto did state in several interviews that in Twilight Princess, he tried to capture that powerful feeling of raising your sword skyward when heading into battle while riding Epona. I of course thought the addition was a great detail, but it wasn't big enough of a statement for them. So, adding this is is pretty cool! It kind of annoys me a little when people are ALREADY judging the game before it comes out! OK…. maybe we shouldn't all get our hopes up too much, only to be disappointed (Like Twilight Princess, which is still one awesome game!), but we shouldn't go and make negative comments on something Nintendo has been working so hard and long on. I can't wait for it, and the more information I find about it, the more excited I get.

    And hey, you better watch out, Nintendo could so ruin us if we make them mad. Just think about it….stick figures and bad puns…. Oh boy, I wouldn't bite the hand that feeds ya.^^

  • 209116032

    lol I love the scream

  • Anomymous