The late Robin Williams was so smitten with The Legend of Zelda he famously named his daughter after the title character. Shades of World of Warcraft, fans have banded together via Change.org petition to ask Nintendo to honor the actor and comedian in the next game in the series, and Nintendo has responded.
If 2012 was the year of Kickstarter, 2013 is the year of the fan petition. Following in the footsteps of the successful #PS4NoDRM campaign, a number of passionate Nintendo fans are setting out to get the Wii U and 3DS region-free.
NeoGAF frequenter and helpful Japanese translator Cheesemeister has started a petition to ask the White House to ban region-locking.
A petition calling on the United States to begin construction of a moon-sized superweapon has achieved 25,000 signatures, which according to the rules of the Obama administration's feel-good bullshit platform "We the People," requires a response from the White House. None has yet been made.
Dark Souls II! Announced at the Spike VGAs last week, the sequel to From Software's torturous role-playing game is coming to PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 next year. No Wii U.