It was either slow in the gaming news department the last couple of days or everyone really was blown away by the new Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword videos making the rounds.
This coincides with recent first-hand impressions first-hand impressions Nintendo afforded Western journalists that were kept out of Nintendo's September 13th press conference. And it seemed to have changed Skyward Sword's fortunes.
Where it was previously met with doubt—for any number of valid reasons—more than a few recent blog posts demonstrate that doubters may have been converted by simply putting more of the game in the hands of the media. Funny how that works.