According to recent rumor, European retailers may not be able to order any more Wii Us after September 30th. Nintendo is seemingly taking final orders for the console in the EU, possibly to occupy retailers while Nintendo plans hardware reveal news for the NX. This has led to speculation that fans might be hearing details about Nintendo's next console by October...

At the end of A Link Between Worlds, after having saved Lorule, the fact that this world would never disappear was now solved. However with this threat out of the way Lorule's future seemed prosperous, but, is this really the case? Will this world that now has a Triforce be sent into a cycle of eternal rebirth only for the chosen three to fight over the Triforce time after time? Well, one person has tried to answer this question. A YouTuber going by the name of Cecilia Cornejo has put together a rather convincing theory about what could happen to Lorule now that this world has a Triforce...

In the Zelda franchise, undead creatures are not a rare sight. We can see them pretty much anywhere, from the Stalfos to the ReDeads. In Breath of the Wild we meet a new type of reanimated enemy: the Stalbokoblins. It seems as if they came out of nowhere, but YouTuber Dr. Wily claims that he may have found their origins. Gather round, everyone, and let's hear the story behind the Stalbokoblins...

In the Zelda series, we have been presented with thousands of cute characters that make our hearts melt. Some of these characters range from the Remlits in Skyward Sword, to Malon from Ocarina of Time. But the award for the most adorable character just has to go to Makar from The Wind Waker! You'd be lying if you said you didn't want to reach into the game and pull out the tiny Korok to hug it as tight as you could. Well, now you can have your very own hand carved statue of Makar made from this awesome Etsy seller...

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Another week, another podcast. Sadly, Nate is not with us this week. Due to lightning shorting out his router and computer, our original podcast was lost to the sands of time. However, fret not, for I, Alfred, have put together a mini podcast with two special guests! While Darrin is not so much a guest as he is a semi-regular member, we have the magnificent HMK with us again! We managed to hit on a few topics that we were going to address in the first podcast as well as discussing some new topics and developments that occurred between Monday and Thursday night. While there is no recorded video this time, I did throw together a visual aid to let you know what we're talking about at each moment in the podcast. Also, this week, we also have, for the first time, time markers!

HMK and Yuriofwind collaborated on a Zelda theory involving the appearance of the Master Sword in Breath of the Wild. While HMK previously thought that the Master Sword’s appearance was tied to the state of the kingdom of Hyrule, his opinion has changed. Both HMK and Yuriofwind realized that Breath of the Wild’s version of the Master Sword bears its open-winged guard and its Triforce mark, meaning that the blade is still infused with Hylia’s blessing. In this perspective, the damage that the blade has sustained does not make sense...

Recently, Nintendo filed a new patent for a projector or projection system that will change the fixed viewpoint of video games. The patent abstract reveals that projection technology would be able to correct a graphical layout based on the viewer’s perception of the object by correcting the distortion within the object. This kind of technology would allow for a more dynamic experience in gameplay, should this idea be used for a gaming console of some kind.

Greetings, all you ZI fans. I hope you're ready to kick off our weekly Photoshop Contest once again. A few weeks ago, Nintendo unveiled a new DLC pack for Hyrule Warriors featuring characters and items from Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks. One of the newest fighters to hit HW's roster was Toon Zelda, who takes to battlefield in a set of Phantom Guardian armor. Her bulky body is definitely a cool addition in the game just as it was back in Spirit Tracks, but I think Toon Zelda could have possessed so many other objects in her ghostly form. Can you think of anything Toon Zelda would be better off possessing? Share your ideas with us, and don't forget to check out the winners of last week's contest: Social Media in Hyrule...

Commonwealth Realm set out to tackle a question that plagues Zelda lore. How did the kingdom of Hyrule come to be founded and solidified under the Royal Family? Commonwealth Realm argues that the Royal Family began with the series’ first chronological game, Skyward Sword, in which the goddess Hylia becomes the mortal girl Zelda. Given Zelda’s connection to guarding the sacred power of the Triforce and her divine bloodline, it would be logical for the people to make her into royalty. This evidence is canonical to the series, but it fails to answer the question of how the Royal Family gained its absolute power over the land.,,

Speed runners will often take their journey to new heights by using glitches to progress through a game faster. The Legend of Zelda is no different, as fans have been using glitches in the game for years. Recently, a new one has been discovered that will allow players to get to Princess Zelda and essentially beat the game in under four minutes. This glitch only works on version 1.1 of the Japanese Famicom version, so unfortunately most of us won't be able to try this out ourselves...