Bowsette’s reign of terror continues with modders adding her to Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Where will Bowsette stop? She’s already the star of virtually every fan-made piece that goes through DeviantArt, with more even more getting posted to Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter every day. She seems completely unstoppable as she takes over gaming culture, and now she’s even started infecting non-Mario games.
The latest game to fall is The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. A modder named Lynard Killer has replaced Link with Bowsette, and we’re of entirely mixed feelings.
On the one hand, she does look pretty awesome with her giant, terrifying sword, horns, little turtle backpack, leather spiked straps, and black high heels. She’s even got a black dress which responds to passing air currents and immolates when doused in fire and leaves Bowsette wearing nothing but some black knickers.
The skirt does need a bit of work, but the effect is quite revealing.
There’s actually a very active Breath of the Wild modding community out there that’s been adding all manner of guest stars to the game. People have added everything from the Initial D Toyota Corolla to Goku riding on his cloud. We’ll admit that Bowsette looks a little better than most BotW mods, but that’s probably due to her assets.
Bowsette has taken the internet by storm ever since being created by a talented cartoonist on Twitter. The simple idea of what if the Super Crown that turned Toadette into Peach were to be used on Bowser has created a gender-bent cultural icon that is literally taking over all media.
And yet throughout it all, Nintendo has yet to even acknowledge Bowsette as the phenomenon that she is. There’s been no word on a Bowsette game or even if she’s going to be appropriately canonized in the Mario universe.
Not that we have to wait for Nintendo to put her into a Mario game. A modder has already added her to Super Mario Bros. Wii, and we’re sure she’s going to show up in pretty much any sufficiently aged Nintendo game that modders can get into the code.