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Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch lets you keep the Bow of Light as long as you want

Quite enlightening

The final boss battle in Zelda: Breath of the Wild grants you the Bow of Light, which certainly adds to the epic encounter. Sadly though, you only get a little bit of time with the bow before the credits roll and it's game over. Wouldn't it be nice to hang onto that bow for your entire adventure? Well now you can, thanks to a new glitch.

While Breath of the Wild may have come out years ago, fans are still digging through the game to see how they can bend it to their will. New glitches are discovered all the time, which pave the way for exciting ways to play. This time around, a "memory storage" glitch is being used to grab the Bow of Light for use through your entire journey. Watch the video above for the step-by-step process on how to pull this off.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's map recreated in Minecraft with stunning accuracy

Open your eyes...

Don't you wish you could experience Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the first time again? Unfortunately that's not possible, but there's a way you can revisit the familiar lands with a fresh coat of paint.

Minecraft fan Crockette22 has poured a ton of time into recreating the map of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in Minecraft, and the results are breathtaking. Anyone who's played Breath of the Wild will no doubt recognize many of the landmarks, and should feel right at home running around the map.

If you want to explore the map for yourself, or check out a few more screens of the tribute, you can get your fill here.

Commander Keen in Keen Dreams: Definitive Edition sees release on Wii U

The last Wii U game?

Well here's a bit of a surprise. The Wii U got a new game on the eShop today, albeit one that originally released decades ago.

Commander Keen in Keen Dreams: Definitive Edition, which also made its way to Switch awhile back, is now up for grabs on the Wii U. This is the same game in every way, and it's priced at just $5. The same goes for the Switch version, which has been discounted to $5 until Dec. 31st. 2020. You can read a quick recap for the game below.

Commander Keen is back. In the modernised Definitive Edition of the lost episode "Keen Dream", Keen has to fend off a nasty nightmare about evil vegetables. The Definitive Edition features full widescreen support, twelve all-new levels - doubling the length over the 1990 original - and a full music score. The game structure has been reworked to make the game a more modern experience without sacrificing any of the original charm!

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga series hits 6 million units sold worldwide

A real page-turner!

The next volume of the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga hits Japan tomorrow, and the packaging for that issue reveals some great news. As of publishing, the entire Twilight Princess manga series has managed to sell 6 million units around the world. It's awesome to see the series get such worldwide support, and for so long!

Zelda's voice actress from Breath of the Wild/Age of Calamity talks about online negativity for her portrayal and how she handled it

The internet loves to hate

Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the first official game in the franchise to give a voice to Zelda. That voice was provided by Patricia Summersett, who reprised her role for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. In an interview with Zelda Dungeon’s The Champion Cast, Summersett talks about how some of the negative reaction to her acting impacted her, and how she used some of that negativity to fuel her performance in Age of Calamity. Check out her comments below.

“That was tougher to deal with at first, because I was very sensitive to it, and just wanted everybody to be as happy as possible for such a big game [Breath of the Wild]. You really have to keep that kind of stuff in perspective, or one does. You really got to be positive about that stuff. I’d say the negative people tend to be more vocal online, just by default – that’s the nature of the algorithms of the net, and it does take some getting used to. One has to build a thick skin, I think, with something like this. I’d definitely say my skin has gotten a lot thicker over the last years, since taking on this particular role, just because it’s required more thick skin than some of the other kinds of failures or critiques I’ve had in the past.

There’s something in that to channel as well, because that’s how Zelda feels, and she’s doing great, but she feels that way eternally, and that’s her plate. It’s very relatable in that way, I think. Anybody who’s taking risks and trying to work very hard at anything, you come across that. I do love that about her character in general, the fact that they dig into that part of the storyline for her: what it means for her to feel like a failure, but keep pushing forward and striving for something bigger, and for the benefit of all. One can use that as inspiration as one uses heroes as inspiration.”

Nintendo repairs a customer's Wii U and returns it along with a wedding ring that was jammed inside

With the power vested in Wii U

There aren't a lot of Wii U owners out there, but Nintendo still makes sure to take care of any of them having issues. One Wii U owner in Japan had a particularly odd problem, but Nintendo fixed it nonetheless.

Twitter users Sam_nama needed to send his Wii U off to Nintendo to be fixed. The problem was created by Sam_nama's daughter somehow got a hold of his wedding ring and crammed it inside the Wii U. The ring was stuck inside, and the Wii U couldn't be used. Thankfully Nintendo came to the rescue.

Sam_nama got the Wii U back in working order, along with his wedding ring safe and sound. Looks like Nintendo went above and beyond on this one!

Nintendo opens Japanese site for Zelda: Breath of the Wild that chronicles player memories and favorite moments from the game

3+ years of amazing Zelda fun

While we all wait for new info on Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2, Nintendo has opened up a special Japanese tribute site for the original Breath of the Wild. The site is meant to gather messages from Breath of the Wild fans in order to share their experiences with the game.

As of right now, the site has 17 pages full of messages from Japanese players. One of those messages comes from a 67-year-old grandmother, which you can read below.

“I decided to travel to Hyrule Kingdom at 67 years old. At first, I struggled to climb off the tower after Link wakes up and activates it. My hands were sweating, hearing my grandchildren complaining, and I finally managed to do it after multiple tries. I was alone and grinning when I managed to defeat a Guardian for the first time. I’m still proud I ultimately managed to discover and clear all 120 Shrines before my grandchildren did. My journey ended with my grandchildren praising me: “grandma you’re so awesome!!”. Did the desolate Hyrule Kingdom managed to revive into a beautiful country? I would love to see it again with my grandchildren.”

If you want to snoop around the site for yourself, you can have a look at it here.

LEGO City Undercover being removed from the Wii U and 3DS eShops in Japan

LEGOing away

Nintendo has announced that LEGO City Undercover is going to be removed from the Wii U and 3DS eShops in Japan on Dec. 22nd, 2020. No reasoning for the removal was given. The title will remain available on the Switch, so there's at least one way for consumers to snag a digital copy after Dec. 22nd.

Thanks to Naruki for the heads up!

Kemco eShop sale now live with 11 titles given discounts

Save big on multiple RPGs

Kemco is the latest company to offer up a holiday sale on the eShop. The company has 11 different discounted titles across the Switch, 3DS, and Wii U eShops, and you can get the complete rundown below.

KEMCO proudly announces a special sale for 11 titles for Nintendo Switch™, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS family of systems on the North American, European and Australian Nintendo eShop. The games are made available up to 50% off for a limited time.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild mod adds in Whomp’s Fortress from Super Mario 64

Something old, something new

What do you do while you're waiting to see more about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2? You add new content into Breath of the Wild, of course! That's what one modder has done by recreating Whomp's Fortress from Super Mario 64 in Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It looks like a perfect mix of nostalgia combined with a great location to explore!