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Captain America: Civil War hits theaters this Friday and is expected to break box office records. The movie boasts an aggressive marketing campaign that heavily involves social media, and is yet a highly-anticipated blockbuster from Disney's Marvel Studios. Our comic artist, Nekushadow (you should totally follow him on Twitter), has created this comic with Civil War in mind. As seen above, we are asking you to pick a side — #TeamLink or #TeamSamus...

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This week the crew (and by crew I mean Adam and Colin) discuss a variety of fan topics. If you like fan topics, you're in for a great episode, because that's all this episode contains. That's right — no news this week, just some good old-fashioned discussion about  Zelda with topics sent in by fans of Zelda Informer...

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Another episode of the Zelda Informer Podcast has landed, ladies and gentlemen. Adam, Colin, and Caleb are back to talk about gaming for a solid 83 minutes. If you like  Dark Souls, then this episode is the one for you, as Adam and Caleb sure have a lot to say regarding the franchise and its latest installment, Dark Souls III...

Love cannot exist without courage, for it takes courage to love. Love is dangerous and scary, but at the same time, it is something that everyone strives for, whether they would admit it or not. But what is love? (Bear with me here.) There are many definitions of love, but my favorite one comes from the Bible in the book of John. Specifically, John 15:13 says “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.” The Greek word used in this passage comes from the root word ἀγάπη, which denotes a type of sacrificial or charitable love. It implies that there is a sacrifice on the part of the one performing the action of love. In both The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, the central conflicts are incited because of love; specifically this type of sacrificial love.

I’ve been working at Zelda Informer for nearly eight years. I’ve been writing about Zelda games via running Zelda websites since the end of 1998 (18 years, oh my!). I am prefacing this “hiring post” (looking for volunteers) with this bit of personal history to give some context to what we do here at Zelda Informer.

We’re not just fans of the Zelda series, we’re enthusiasts. Sure, this is my every day job (I get an actual paycheck, have a real contract with specific terms, and some other small benefits), but I’ve only been paid and/or made money running Zelda sites for three years out of the 18 I’ve been doing this. I’ve spent a majority of my life not just playing Zelda games, but covering them. When you come to write for Zelda Informer, even as a news writer, you should want to volunteer your time to it because it’s something you’re passionate about. It’s not enough to just like Zelda games, but you want to have that burning desire to cover them.

All that being said, we are indeed looking to expand our news team as we build towards E3 and the eventual release of Zelda U. We want extremely enthusiastic and dedicated folks to help us cover news about Zelda games, fan creations, and other shenanigans based around Nintendo and The Legend of Zelda. While this position is strictly volunteer, it’s an important position as news coverage is the backbone of our site. It can also be extremely self-rewarding...

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This week on the NX Rumorcast, the gang talks about NX rumors. What a surprise! With the loads juicy of rumors surrounding Nintendo's hardware, code name NX, it's almost impossible not to talk about them.  Of course there's also those dirty chameleons, no one likes those (but piracy is apparently okay).

In all seriousness, the ZI Podcast crew is back for another fun-filled episode full of discussion and laughter. Be sure to check it out, as well as send fan topics/feedback to  zeldainformerpodcast@gmail.com.

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The Zelda Informer Podcast has returned for another episode regarding more fun topics. In this edition, Colin admits he has an addiction to...  Tomodachi Life of all things. I must admit, the game does look very fun. Also discussed is the 3D Zelda tribute that was removed at the request of Nintendo, as well as the "Summer of Zelda..."

In articles that discuss things that Zelda U needs in order to be successful, there are plenty of commenters that insist upon its Japanese purity. The question is: should this remain the standard for The Legend of Zelda? In fact, should it remain the standard for Nintendo in general? In recent years, the Japanese game market has seen a decline in sales and is losing its grip on the video game market as a whole. A sad statement, to be sure, is not without its foundation in facts and quotes from industry leaders. However, I believe that not only can The Legend of Zelda Wii U/NX (for our purposes, Zelda U) save Nintendo, but restart the Japanese market...

We're fully into one of the most interesting seasons in all of video games - E3 rumor season. Things are firing all over the net - both as actual leaks (hello,  God of War 4) - down to the typical rumor mill about things the public has no way of possibly confirming knowledge of at this juncture. We haven't gotten to the typical "leaked documents and screenshots taken with a cell phone at an angle", where the only time I recall there being truth to them was the leaked Skyward Sword official art in 2009, but we are fully into the part of the year where everything seems possible and even plausible before we get to the big show...

So there are certain rumors flying around lately that have the internet talking. What does that have to do with our latest exclusive webcomic? Oh... absolutely nothing. Nope, I told myself I wouldn't type the words here on Zelda Informer again until Nintendo gave confirmation. This isn't really about that "thing" people think we can't shut up about. Triggered...