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I know what you're initially thinking, what is a Pokémon comic doing on Zelda Informer? You'll have to check out the full comic to find out. This is our second comic in a new series created exclusively for Zelda Informer by Nekushadow. Aptly titled the Pokéloop, we remember the hard decision we repeatedly made (or at least, I made) with our friends looming over our shoulders. We hope you enjoy the comic and look forward to our next edition in a couple weeks! Let us know about your fondest Pokémon memories...

This week on the ZeldaInformer Podcast, we take a break from gaming to learn things from special guest Super Bunnyhop! Over the course of our conversation we discuss why video game writing is bad, how the concept of a video game genre is constantly changing, and the idea of taking things too far. 

This week's episode was fun, but it wouldn't have been nearly as  fun without our cast...

The Goron Research Institute will be an ongoing series of articles landing roughly once per month that analyzes various aspects of the Zelda series. The goal is to examine the past, present, and future for various places, people, and things to try and find out how things have previously evolved and may evolve again in the future. For the first volume, I will be discussing the history of the Faron Province in Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword.

The Faron Province originally appears in 2006 when Twilight Princess first debuted. It is the second province the player is able to explore, and it marks the beginning of a long quest. The Province reappears a few years later in Skyward Sword, and is the first region of the Surface that the player traverses. It is especially significant that both iterations of the Faron Province contain a dense forest, similar enemies, and is protected by a powerful entity, which I will elaborate on later...

Welcome back, everyone! I'm sure you're all ready for another entry of ZI's weekly Caption Contest. So I must admit, I had to carefully consult ZI's code of conduct when collecting the winners from last week. Fortunately, there were plenty of creative (if a little risqué) entries and we ended up with a pretty good-looking group of winners. Needless to say, this week we're steering clear from old ladies and their euphemistic cats in favor of an awesome motorcycle. I'm sure you all have some choice words to attach to this Hylian biker...

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This week on the Zelda Informer Podcast, we get together to discuss the finer points of the Wii U's GamePad, the reason Nintendo and Microsoft can offer backwards compatibility, and why a bearded Link might be pretty neat. Your cast for this week is...

Hey everyone! I hope you're having a great Friday, and I also hope you're ready for another entry in ZI's weekly Photoshop Contest. This week, we're going to ignore Tingle's warnings and steal the magic words "kooloo-limpah" for ourselves. But we're not doing this for dubious purposes. Rather, we're taking these words in the hopes of making them even more outrageous with our 'shopping skills. Sound like fun? Good! Let's get it started right after we check out the winners of last week's contest: Straight Outta Hyrule...

The debate around Sheik's "true" gender, which raged in the Zelda community for years, was allegedly put to an end with a proclamation from Bill Trinen of Nintendo America stating Sheik was a woman. In fact, our article on this announcement went down to be our most-viewed article yet. The debate around Sheik's gender turned on whether or not Princess Zelda physically changed her body (including genitals) when becoming Sheik or if she simply wore an outfit to disguise herself. But in reality, this debate has centered on the wrong question, focusing on irrelevant particulars that fail to take into account who the persona Sheik really is and what he (that's right HE) tells us about Princess Zelda, the Zelda franchise, and how conservative Nintendo can be...

It's the start of the new week, which means Rod is back for another entry of Zelda Informer's weekly Caption Contest. This week's image features one of the Zelda series' most mysterious characters, Ocarina of Time's Granny. Owner of the Potion Shop, this elderly woman seems to have alienated every one of her loved ones, other than the small feline that sits on her counter. So let's find out what clever words we can place on this old hag, and check out the winner's from last week too...

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On this week's edition of the ZeldaInformer Podcast, we celebrate passing over 200k plays within a year, Adam decides to host an episode without coffee (the results are pretty funny), and we hear some amazing gameplay stories. Your cast for this week's episode is...

Whattup, ZI fans? It's time again for another entry in our weekly Photoshop Contest. I don't know about you, but I am absolutely stoked to watch Straight Outta Compton tonight. With this hit film releasing this weekend, we figured there was no better time than now to infuse some West Coast rap attitudes into the Zelda series. So if you want to 'shop some hip-hop images of Link and the posse, grab an 8-Ball and head inside. We'll of course also take a look at the retro goodness from last week's contest: Pixel Adventure...