A fan-made petition calling for legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams to be included in the upcoming Zelda title for Wii U has passed more than 100,000 signatures.
Lots of dedication. Would be nice if Nintendo did what Blizzard was already doing.
A thoughtful dedication doesn't need to be revealed now and it doesn't need to mean anything to anyone other then Nintendo and the Williams' Family. I'm sure Nintendo will find a way to honor his memory when they feel the time is right. For now continued prayers for the family. No matter who you are this is an agonizing thing to have to go through.
i would understand and even fully support it if he died a natural death.. the guy killed himself, he was tired of this life and no tribute for people like this.. no matter what problem you have in life there is always a solution cause it's so coward to decide to flee this life. this is my rant of the day.
Suicide is hardly an easy option, bet you wouldn't have the balls to do it abzdiine. It must take such immense pain and suffering to be able to think that KILLING yourself is the only option. Mind you i'd hardly expect someone as ignorant as yourself to empathise with anyone with depression. I have no idea, i'm not depressed, but i'm pretty sure killing yourself isn't cowardly. I love the fact that children in here think that depression is just feeling a little sad or something...
pretty rediculous they didnt just outright do it. i mean the dudes daughter is named after one if their most successful franchises( as in a REAL person) yet they cannot make a npc named Robin? theres no better free advertising than a PERSON named after your games. nintendo! be friendly to the most family friendly actor in hollywood please!
They just create some comic relief characters: two Robins (the birds) each named William, and they parrot each other and berate each other for comic effect while giving you useful information. William and William: the robin Williams. OK, ok, so it's super corny. But, then you remember that Nintendo put that weird Tingle guy in Zelda before and anything can happen! Also, at least it's somewhat subtle too because you have to actually notice it, it's not in your face.
I hope Nintendo " gets/comprehends/understands " the importance of a decision like this. It's really a no brainer and might make them look clueless or bad by not doing something for him. They obviously aren't obligated to, but it's such an obvious good decision, but sometimes those are the ones Nintendo screws up. I hope they get this right. If anyone, Robin Williams would be perfect as an NPC in the world of the Legend of Zelda.
I think it would be pretty cool if they made his face in the stars apart of the constellation, from what was shown this game is gonna be huge so.plenty of space in the sky
Wow that's amazing. O.O
Think it would be better not to give a tribute to a man who cowardly took his own life, and didn't spare a thought for his own family who are now scared for life.
That's a gross oversimplification of what happened. He was depressed. He was bi-polar. Yes, it sucks that he did it, but life is complicated.
I don't think he killed himself. He wasn't willing to let his daughter be a masonic sacrifice, so he offered himself instead.
Come on, demon. The man brought joy to millions of people over the decades. You would be extremely hard pressed to find anyone in this country who wasn't touched by his performances at some point or another. Yes, he had some serious personal problems and took his life because of them, but that's not the point. We are celebrating the man's life, not his final moments, no matter how sad. I don't see any issue if Nintendo wanted to make a Easter egg tribute of some sort in their new game.
Agreed. There are many terminally ill people that die everyday who are much more deserving of the attention Williams is getting. How about honoring people who have the courage to fight to the end and not take the easy way out? Instead we give attention to these Hollywood stars that gave up on life. Just because they came on TV doesn't make them any more important than others.
How can you feel good about yourself as a person after saying that? I'm so disgusted right now it's not even funny. Depression is a terrible condition, and when it gets to the point of someone taking their own life, it's hardly something to make fun of. I just can't even come up with a good response to such a terrible comment
These people with absolutely no grasp on what depression is need to be shot. I've read more ignorance in this comment thread than on the whole of N4G for the last month.
Step 1. Learn the difference between 'scared' and 'scarred'. Step 2. Declare yourself an authority on suicide and mental illness.
I still say they should throw in David carradine. He died from hanging too but it was way more interesting. Found in a closet in Thailand wearing women's underwear. Link opens a closet and out pops the body of David carradine. Priceless.
Remember, while it would be a very nice thing to do, they're not obligated to do it. Waitaminute, they DID a commercial for Nintendo already. Yeah, this should happen.
unfortunate that he went out like he did but I simply have no sympathy for suicide. I also feel that people actually kill themselves pretty often. Only difference with Robin Williams is that he was in TV. If the guy on the 6 o'clock news that spent the vast majority of his life donating to the underprivileged and contributing hours at a time to charity can't get a second look after he kills himself, why should a celebrity? They are just like us. Why should we put them on a pedestal? I've spent thousands on Nintendo products, suggested and successfully gave them sales from otherwise completely uninterested consumers and more. I can't even get a spot on the credits of a game. Maybe after I make a couple movies, stop by the make a wish Foundation a couple times, and kill myself someone will start me a petition.
When you are called the funniest man on Earth by millions of people, let me know. Until then, chill out. We don't consider celebrities better, but Robin Williams was more than just another celebrity. He brought joy to these people through laughter. They want to thank him. No, no one will start a petition for you. Why? You haven't earned it.
@abzdiine i would understand and even fully support it if he died a natural death.. the guy killed himself, he was tired of this life and no tribute for people like this.. no matter what problem you have in life there is always a solution cause it's so coward to decide to flee this life. this is my rant of the day. It takes courage to take your own life! It's sad that he being rich and famous did take his life but we don't know the mental pain he was in. I myself sometimes feel like ending my own life but it's scary to do it. I sorta know what awaits me at the other end, but until I'm fully sure about it I wouldn't take the plung. Life is precious and it takes courage to end it!
I want it done ONLY if Zelda Williams is Cool with it. I haven't signed the petition yet but I think- It would be hard to be a gamer, play a game to try to escape or have fun, but then find right in the heart of your favorite game a reminder. -I also know that she quit Soc. Media because people were saying cruel things to her about her dad. What would it be like if someone said something like that to your loved one's character model- And there would be nothing you could do or say. Or to stand before something that looks like your loved one- living- but not being able to interact or change anything that has happened.
Wouldn't it be easier to just posthumously change his name to Error?
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