By Vikram Sethi

Nintendo has revealed more details about the game play in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game, launching exclusively for the Wii system on Nov. 20. This week, Link journeys through the Lanayru Desert, where he must find his way through the puzzles in the Lanayru Mining Facility, sail across a sea of sand and discover new items to add to his collection.

Newly revealed game elements include the Lanayru Desert and the Lanayru Mining Facility, Sand Ship where Link sails across a sea of sand in search of a hidden ship. There are also new items, the Claw Shots and the Gust Jar. The Claw Shots allow players to grapple and pull themselves toward otherwise unreachable areas. The Gust Jar can blow a burst of air to stun enemies or clear paths through piles of sand.

Nintendo says it will continue to regularly provide select details and information about the game prior to its Nov. 20 launch.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will be available as a standalone game or as part of a limited-edition bundle that also includes a gold-colored Wii Remote Plus controller.