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After Tri Force Heroes' surprising announcement during this year's E3, fans have expressed extremely polarizing responses to this new cooperative Zelda title. We've heard time and time again about the Zelda cycle; a Zelda game is announced and released to fan disappointment, only to gain acclaim in the years to follow. However the response to Tri Force Heroes seems to go beyond the traditional Zelda cycle, showing a grand disparity between excitement, interest, disappointment, and apathy.

Why such a polarizing response? Today, we aim to examine fan reactions and get to the bottom of Tri Force Heroes' extreme divisiveness...

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Totem Time! This week, our weekly podcast takes a look at the recent interviews regarding Tri Force Heroes and its lore, as well as some exciting Nintendo demos that were shown off during E3 2015. With tons of laughs and a hearty helping of fan topics, don't be the purple link (too soon?) and miss out on this week's charming episode of the ZI Podcast! Your cast this week is...

Hey everyone! Over a year ago we helped Zelda enthusiast Mac Nichols conduct a massive Zelda fan survey, mostly to help his own curiosity and understanding for the way Zelda fans tick. This year we have something much grander planned. We are not only polling as much of the Zelda fan base as we can here at Zelda Informer, we're also going to be sending the results of this survey to Nintendo of Japan and Nintendo of America. The goal isn't to necessarily tell them how to create future titles, but to give them better and more direct feedback on this series as a whole...

What's this? It's time again for Zelda Informer's weekly Photoshop Contest! But not just any Photoshop Contest; it's time for a Free Week! That means we're opening the floodgates of creativity and allowing you spectacular artists to 'shop our images in any way you'd like. We'll of course need to first look at the winners from last week's contest: Tri Force Heroes Costumes, so let's get to it...

After a one week hiatus, The Boss Man has returned on a brand new day. From here on out, The Boss Man will be published at some point on Wednesdays. ZI Votes (a poll series) will be taking over Sundays. Today I go over my E3 Predictions, which you can see right here. Needless to day I had a pretty good E3 all things considered, especially when our friends at Gamnesia didn't get a single prediction correct. I also react to some of the big E3 news...

Going into this particular E3, Zelda fans didn't have much to look forward to: Zelda U had been explicitly stated to be skipping the conference, and the only other new game on the horizon appeared to be a port of Hyrule Warriors (now officially called Hyrule Warriors: Legends). Some may have been hoping that Nintendo would go back on their word and throw out some sort of teaser for Zelda U or even surprise fans with an HD or 3D remake of Twilight Princess, but Nintendo did neither of these, instead bringing in a brand new 3DS title way out of left field.

Appearing at first glance to be a simplified Four Swords with an A Link Between Worlds coat of paint, Tri Force Heroes has shown us, through our time with it at E3, the potential to bring so much more to the table, despite the fact that it is unlikely to be a full-fledged, epic Zelda adventure. 

Adam, host of Zelda Informer's weekly podcast, was on the E3 show floor playing a lot of Tri Force Heroes. After the fun we all had playing through the game's Volcano stage, Adam decided to run through another. Watch as he and other E3 attendees go hands-on with Tri Force Heroes' Temple stage, confronting many dangerous team-based traps and puzzles...

This week on the ZI Podcast, we tackle the exciting E3 2015 expo, filled with tons of laughter, tears, anger, and confusion. Since this is a special episode, we decided to do it differently than usual and record it in two parts: One online, and the other with our team that was on the show floor the entire three days. This week's podcast features...

It goes without saying that we spent a bunch of time playing Tri Force Heroes. I am pleased to announce today that our Tri Force Heroes Walkthrough and Game Index has gone live. On it you can find direct gameplay of all 4 of the currently known stages, quick access to useful information such as related wiki pages and of course quick access to our Everything We Know About Tri Force Heroes article, which we plan to keep as up to date as humanly possible. We are also currently working on expanding this index to include 4 walkthrough guides for each of the 4 playable stages so far. It is very likely these...

No, this isn't another Tri Force Heroes news post; it's actually another entry in Zelda Informer's weekly Photoshop Contest. With the news of Tri Force Heroes featuring many unique hero costumes, we'll be using our artistic skills to construct our own outfits for the game's trio of Links. Before we play dress-up however, we've got to see if our predictions were true from last week's contest: E3 2015 Predictions...