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Greetings once again, Zelda Informer community. It's time for another edition of our weekly Photoshop Contest! I've noticed that the more recent contests have for some reason focused more on the male characters of the Zelda series. Even though we may see Princess Zelda in a few entries here and there, there hasn't been a contest completely devoted to Zelda's extended cast of strong female characters. We intend to change this problem today. Join the contest this week to celebrate characters like Zelda, Midna, Malon, Anju, and Telma, and see what went down in last week's contest: Psychedelic Screenshot...

A little while ago, Nintendo re-launched their Nintendo Selects program. This had already been in place for Wii titles, but players can now buy excellent Wii U and 3DS titles at a discounted price. If you don't know, the Nintendo Selects program is where Nintendo will choose titles of exceptional quality that sold well, re-package them in fancy red and gold boxes, and then sell them at a lower price than their regular versions, with the full game intact. I personally have never bought a title re-released under the Nintendo Selects...

After Nintendo reviewed its financial year and released the results, the company decided to create an "Audit/Supervisory Committee and Officer System," according to Nintendo Everything. This will give more power to Nintendo's Board of Directors. Nintendo of America president, Reggie Fils-Amie, and Nintendo of Europe president, Satoru Shibata, are to become executive officers in this new system of management. This new infrastructure should give Nintendo more ability to be corporately balanced... 

Japanese developer Koei Tecmo has collaborated with Nintendo several times over the last few years, having developed high-profile Wii U titles like Hyrule Warriors and Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. With the two companies working so closely together in recent years, we were expecting to eventually hear news of Koei Tecmo working on Nintendo's next console, the NX. That news has finally been revealed, as an industry analyst confirmed on Twitter that Koei Tecmo has officially begun development on the NX...

As of April 14th, Zelda U jumped up on Famitsu's "Most Wanted" list. The game had 233 votes, which ranked it which ranked it at 5th place. Zelda U ranked above Yokai Watch 3, and just below Etrian Chronicles V. Zelda U is also one of the few console games to appear on the list. The entire list can be found as follows...

The 3DS eShop has released the top 20 list of both software, and videos. A Link To The Past made the number one spot on the software list, followed by Ocarina of Time 3D at number 12, and Hyrule Warriors Legends at number 15. Even though A Link To The Past trailer made it on number one on the video list, Hyrule Warriors Legends trailer made number 6.

The entire 3DS eShop chart is shown...

As of April 23rd, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD outsold The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD on the UK Wii U eShop for the week. The Wind Waker HD was fourth on the list, whereas Twilight Princess HD was the tenth most purchased game. This is somewhat impressive, considering that The Wind Waker HD was released in 2013, and Twilight Princess HD was recently released a little over a month ago. One can only speculate the reasons behind this outranking. It could be because The Wind Waker HD recently went on sale because of becoming a Nintendo Select...

Nintendo says that they have major games coming to the 3DS scheduled until the end of the year. The company seeks to boost 3DS sales overseas, and they believe that launching major titles will keep current 3DS owners talking about and buying games for the system, as well as reach different demographics (particularly younger customers and women)...

Yes, we know Zelda Wii U has been delayed to 2017 and is launching on both Wii U and NX. Most of the community has accepted that already. What we didn't know is when it would release — whether it would be along with the NX in March 2017, or later in the year. According to Nintendo, the former is true.

Nintendo of America's press website has updated with the new art shown off for Zelda Wii U, and next to it is the release date of March 2017...

Nintendo has officially recognized Zelda's 30th anniversary for the first time this year. There was some concern that Nintendo may not be doing anything with the anniversary this year given they didn't even recognize it on or around the actual anniversary date combined with the fact that Zelda U has now been delayed to 2017, but apparently that concern is no longer warranted. In their latest meeting of the shareholders, Nintendo ensured folks that there is more to come for the anniversary...