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Most fans of the Zelda series are used to hearing the name Eiji Aonuma. Aonuma is a Zelda franchise producer, having a hand in it since the vastly popular Ocarina of Time. Since then, Aonuma has directed most Zelda games for Nintendo, earning him a spot in the higher-ups of the company. Aonuma has molded the Zelda series into what we know today, and is continuing to do so.

In the latest issue of Game Informer...

It's no secret that amiibo are scarce, as well as most new Nintendo products. It has been confirmed that this is due to massive work strikes on the West Coast, where packaged amiibo and New Nintendo 3DS XL may very well be sitting in crates collecting dust. (You would know this if you watched the latest The Boss Man episode!)

Regardless of what rare items could be being held from consumers due to port strikes, more amiibo are being produced in Japan, particularly Villager, Captain Falcon, and Little Mac...

Nintendo could be preparing a second wave of Majora's Mask New Nintendo 3DS XL game consoles according to information uncovered by Zelda Dungeon. Zelda Dungeon based this claim on the premise that one of their staff members heard Nintendo Support alert them to the presence of a second wave of the game console when they complained about faulty buttons in the model they ordered...

It's no secret that Majora's Mask 3D has sold amazingly well since its release, after the news that the game sold over 200,000 sales in Japan on launch week and Nintendo of UK spoke out saying that they were very happy with how the game was doing in the country.

Majora's Mask 3D topped the United Kingdom sales charts last week for the 3DS, outselling Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, as well as Smash Bros. 3DS and the new Pokémon remakes...

Hasbro, the company that owns the popular chance game Yahtzee, has announced a special Yahtzee: The Legend of Zelda Collector's Edition that will be licensed by USAopoly.

This special edition will include and multicolored dice, and a treasure chest dice cup. Fans of this family-loved game will want to get their hands on it quickly, as this item is sure to be a target for scalpers...

GameStop is having a hard time maintaining stock of the New Nintendo 3DS XL, though it doesn't appear to be their fault (or Nintendo's). Still, they are setting aside some of the stock they have to offer a bundle which, arguably, doesn't really save you any money at all. For $285 you can get a black or red New Nintendo 3DS XL with physical copies of Majora's Mask 3D and Super Smash Bros. for 3DS along with a eGuide for Majora's Mask 3D. Technically, you can call this a deal, since the eGuide costs $9.99. That or you can just head to the store and buy this all individually...

Update: We have confirmation that New Nintendo 3DS XL and amiibo are indeed affected by the strike.

For those unaware, currently the west coast of the United States is enduring a major labor strike at its ports. What this means is that trade good supplies slow to a crawl, as a labor strike causes shipments to sit idle, waiting for something to happen. This has been going on for months, where the ports were operating at 30% capacity – meaning roughly 70% of the staff were on strike. This past weekend, 100% of the staff went on strike, as the folks who own and run the harbor ports and shipping refused to pay holiday wages for working through Presidents' Day. It's unclear if the strike is still at 100%...

On one hand, Iwata is preaching to the choir. With sellouts at every outlet that offered pre-orders of limited edition New Nintendo 3DS XL hardware and games with folks also waiting outside of Target on launch day to pick up consoles that were on store shelves, it's clear that the limited editions performed really well. There is a chance they could have performed even better if there wasn't an ongoing strike on the west coast, which Iwata confirmed has affected shipments of the New Nintendo 3DS XL. This is exciting news, even if we don't have any sort of exact figures...

In a financial meeting a couple months ago, Nintendo revealed that the Link amiibo was the most popular worldwide, followed by similarly popular mascots, Mario and Pikachu – a popularity that was attributed to the use of the Link amiibo in multiple Wii U games. Although over a dozen of the hit NFC figures have come out since, not one has been able to topple the hero in green's place at the top...

For those of you who do not know, the Nintendo 64 version of Majora's Mask contains a supposed easter egg referencing Star Fox. Masks resembling a fox, a bird, a rabbit, a frog, and a pig are all set in a row on Majora's Mask's mask collection screen.

A recent GameSpot interview with Eiji Aonuma, the director and producer of many Zelda games, explained that this reference was actually not intended by him. However, he goes on to explain that an employee could have orchestrated this easter egg without telling Aonuma . . .