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According to My Nintendo News, Eminem has bought a Wii U. The music producer and rapper revealed his wise purchase on Shade 45, his channel on SiriusXM, and the tweets started flying. Eminem bought the system for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, which will be arriving on November 21st this year, and because he is bored with Bungie’s Destiny...

Nintendo Technology Development, a subsidiary wholly owned by Nintendo, has recently published a job description detailing requirements for an opening as "Senior Software Engineer - Architect", or in other words a lead graphics architect. The personality in question would "play a key role in determining the System-On-Chip architecture", what this means is that they will (along with a team of engineers) design a main chip linking...

There are many beautiful pieces of The Legend of Zelda fan art floating around on the Internet, but self-taught Hungarian artist, Adam Scythe, has created a watercolour painting timelapse that truly is a masterpiece.

Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing the second wave of Amiibo figures in December (19th in Europe, 31st in America). There are six new figures which include Princess Zelda, Diddy Kong, Pit, Luigi, Captain Falcon, and Little Mac. Pre-orders for the Amiibo figures have now opened at certain retailers and all links can be found inside...

The large company that has produced toys for almost 20 years has announced recently that they will be releasing a brand new set of figures that are based on select Nintendo characters. Out of the massive list of possible Nintendo characters to choose from, Jakks Pacific is producing figures of Yoshi, Mario, Link, Bowser, and Donkey Kong. The Yoshi, Mario, and Link figures will stand at 4", whereas the Bowser and Donkey Kong figures are just a little bit taller at 6". The figures will be fully articulated and most likely cost...

If you happen to be as excited as I am for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS then this next product may interest you. Japanese company Cyber Gadget is preparing to sell an Arcade Joystick specifically designed for the 3DS XL. The Japanese company is specifically targeting the device towards Smash Bros. fans. Although the design is quite bulky, it looks to be a simpler way to play Super Smash Bros. for 3DS....

The Legend of Zelda series is getting another release in the form of the famous board game, Monopoly. While the game is being released in mass production, GameStop is offering an exclusive box set containing some goodies not available elsewhere.

Click the jump to learn more about this exclusive offer.

EVO 2014: Melee

July 13 2014 by Rory Whelan

Evolution 2014 is coming to a close today. With all the anticipation built to the finals of the Super Smash Bros. Melee competition, there remained two final competitors: C9Mang0 and Team Curse's HungryBox. 

The two dueled previously in the winner's bracket of the top 8, with Mango coming out on top. When they fought again, the fight was just as intense as Mango took an early 2-0 lead in the series, but HungryBox battled back to even the series at two a piece. With the final battle up next, and the title within each players grasp, they dueled it out one more time. Click past the jump to see who came out on top! 

If you were lucky enough to attend the tour of Symphony of the Goddesses, I'm sure you can appreciate the novelty of hearing nostalgic tunes played live. I went to the San Francisco event back in March of 2012, and it was a night I'll never forget. The fans, the atmosphere, the sheer joy of being with people who love the things that you do. It's a magical experience, a labor of love, and an homage to The Legend of Zelda.

Now, the producers behind Symphony of the Goddesses are tackling another Nintendo franchise. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions begins touring later this year, featuring tons of remastered tracks from the Pokémon franchise. The tour will premiere in Washington D.C. on August 15th, and will travel to Philadelphia on September 19th. More locations will be announced soon, so make sure you stay tuned to this event if you love Pokémon.

Will you be attending Symphonic Evolutions? Sound off in the comments!  

Do you love enjoying a hearty potion after an exhausting day of fending off evil, but hate the watermarks it leaves on your treasure chest? Look no further! The folks over at Hi-Res Props have just the thing for you.

A Kickstarter campaign has just launched for handmade Heart Container coasters. With a goal of $2,000 CAD, this project has the goal of providing Zelda fans from all over with their very own set of coasters so that they might enjoy their chilled drinks with a bit of Hyrulean flair. Anyone can become an owner of one of these classy props by making a donation of $12 CAD ($15 CAD if outside Canada), or of a full set of four for $35 CAD ($40 CAD if outside Canada).

Curious about the rupees too? Full details inside!