As Seen In Video Games 2. Video Game Etymology information from wikipedia, back of the cereal box, 1up.. Zelda is named after the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald. "She was a famous and beautiful woman from all accounts, and I liked the sound of h Zelda Metroid Sonic Megaman final fantasy street fighter
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Video Game Etymology
information from wikipedia, back of the cereal box, 1up

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#1 - caltronxxx (08/16/2012) [-]
**caltronxxx rolled a random image posted in comment #17 at Read Desc. ** < MFW I found out Samus was a girl.
User avatar #3 - warrenzthehero (08/17/2012) [+] (2 replies)
Zelda is named after the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald.

"She was a famous and beautiful woman from all accounts, and I liked the sound of her name. So I took the liberty of using her name for the very first Zelda title." - Shigeru Miyamoto
User avatar #29 - Kalder (08/17/2012) [-]
Miyamoto actually named Zelda after F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife Zelda

"Hearing of American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife Zelda, Miyamoto thought the name sounded "pleasant and significant".[22] Paying tribute, he chose to name the princess after her, and titled his creation The Legend of Zelda."
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Zelda#Inspiration
User avatar #42 - ivoryhammer (08/17/2012) [-]
And Megaman has a dog named Rush, which is a Canadian band.
#13 - needlessfoal (08/17/2012) [+] (1 reply)
False, Zelda was named after F. Scott Fitzgerald's lover
False, Zelda was named after F. Scott Fitzgerald's lover
#38 - ortonja (08/17/2012) [-]
Actually, Bass is known as Forte in Japan.
#37 - lordlad (08/17/2012) [-]
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User avatar #5 - Nihatclodra (08/17/2012) [-]
Delta in Japanese Katakana would be "Deruta", not "Zeruda".
User avatar #39 - hawaiianman (08/17/2012) [-]
I know there is an Eddie call in Mega Man, what does that mean?
User avatar #36 - thepedomexican (08/17/2012) [-]
my eyes are killing me!!
#31 - anonymous (08/17/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Zelda is named Zelda after one of the wife of one of the main designer's friends.
#30 - anonymous (08/17/2012) [-]
also the Triforce is remarkably similar to the triads symbol
#27 - Fezzle (08/17/2012) [-]
Oh 						****					 me. I never realized it was Tattle tale (Tatl and Tael) until I read through this...
Oh **** me. I never realized it was Tattle tale (Tatl and Tael) until I read through this...
#19 - AnonymousDonor (08/17/2012) [-]
when i was little and first played FF8 i thought Squall looked like a Rolf and the name fit so perfectly i've never been able to call him anything else
User avatar #18 - ningyoaijin (08/17/2012) [-]
The first one's bullcrap. Zelda in katakana is Zeruda. Also, Celes is named after the asteroid Ceres, which in Japanese can be romanized either way.
User avatar #17 - duckspasm (08/17/2012) [-]
eggman? what? jesus, where have i been, i didn't know mr. robotnik changed...
#15 - anonymous (08/17/2012) [-]
No one mentioned it yet, so Tidus actually doesn't have to do with tide. It comes from the Okinawan word Tida, meaning sun. Yuna means moon in that language, also.
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User avatar #4 - starchild (08/17/2012) [-]
Robotnic was originally called, Julian Kintobor, You find this out in sonic underground
#2 - anonymous (08/17/2012) [-]
Eggman was Dr Eggman's ORIGINAL ******* NAME everywhere but the US.
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