Using Art Academy for the Miiverse, Wii U user Craig has drawn - using a stylus on a small, smooshy touchscreen - this wonderful Robin Williams tribute.
Meet Robin, the World of Warcraft tribute to legendary actor Robin Williams, who passed away last month.
Is Robin Williams the reason Sid Meier's Civilization is called Sid Meier's Civilization? I was just rereading our profile of the iconic game designer and stumbled upon this anecdote, which seems appropriate to share again now:
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.
Maybe you picked up on the fact that Robin Williams likes The Legend of Zelda—just, you know, based on subtle stuff like being in Zelda commercials and having a daughter named Zelda. But that's not all he likes, you know!
Robin Williams loves The Legend of Zelda so much that he named his daughter "Zelda". Zelda is a nice name—it's not just a video game character. There have been other Zeldas, Zelda Fitzgerald, for example.
Occasionally bearded actor Robin Williams named his daughter after the oft-kidnapped princess of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda. That naming choice seems to have imbued young Zelda Williams with preternatural Master Sword skills in the recently released downloadable version of The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords…
It takes a triforce of courage to name your daughter after a video game character, but Robin Williams pulled it off.
Watch Williams co-star with his daughter Zelda Williams in this ad for the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for the 3DS.
If you ever wanted to know how Academy Award winner Robin Williams feels about the Nintendo Wii, we can't help you. We can just direct you to this one bit of comedy wherein he mentions it.