Jun 23, 2016 09:42 AM EDT

Christina Grimmie To Become 'Legend Of Zelda' Character? Nintendo Responds

As an outpouring of support for the star, fans of Christina Grimmie have petitioned for her to be a part of Nintendo's "Legend of Zelda" game. The singer was shot and killed on Jun. 10.

Two petitions were created by fans to urge Nintendo to be a part of "The Legend of Zelda." Grimmie's loyalty to the game has long been known by her fans.

The former "The Voice" contestant posted lots of YouTube videos about the game. She also often tweeted about it.

One petition proposes that a non-playing character be named after Christina Grimmie. Another petition urges Nintendo to create her character as an elf.

"Christina tweeted a while ago that if she died she would like to come back as an elf," the post read. "We want to help make her wish come true and Nintendo can help us do that."

Nintendo has spoken up about the petitions. "We are aware of the outpouring of support for her, as well as the petition, but we won't be making any creative or content decisions in this time of mourning," a spokesperson for the company told TIME.

According to CNET, Christina Grimmie's brother, Marcus, took to Facebook to share his support to the petitions. "My sister deserves this. Biggest 'Zelda' fan of all time," he wrote.

Meanwhile, "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" has been confirmed for the Nintendo NX and Wii U. The highly-anticipated console is believed to be a hybrid device that will be a combination of a handheld and home system.

WCCF Tech reported that "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" will have a "seamless Hyrule." It will also have the largest Hyrule ever created.

Nintendo is also hoping that the new "Zelda" game will be one of the primary reasons that loyal fans and gamers will buy the upcoming Nintendo NX. The game is slated for release next year.

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