Splatoon 2’s Musical Easter Egg

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

If you own a Nintendo Switch, chances are you’ve gotten your hands on the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire. Fans of the original Splatoon might remember minigames that were playable on the GamePad as a new match loaded. Now that the GamePad is gone, the developers added in another little Easter…

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Nintendo Minute goes hands on with SteamWorld Dig 2

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

The Nintendo Minute team went hands on with the upcoming Switch title SteamWorld Dig 2 and had the opportunity to talk with the team at Image & Form about the development process. You can check out the full interview below. Not only does the interview dive into the upcoming title,…

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Happy 56th birthday, Reggie Fils-Aimé

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News

Nintendo of America wouldn’t be the same without Reggie. He kicks ass, takes names, and has found a place in the hearts of Nintendo fans everywhere. In honor of the legend’s 56th birthday, let’s take a trip down memory lane and look at some of his most memorable appearances over…

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Splatoon 2 Global Testfire impressions

Categories: Switch

When Splatoon first rolled into town, I was captivated by its fresh gameplay, colorful aesthetic and compelling world. Unfortunately, the scourge known as “bad college internet” stopped me from ascending far on the multiplayer ladder, and I missed quite a bit of action — which is why I’m excited for…

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Daily Wiretap (3/24/17)

Welcome to the Daily Wiretap! Each day the team here at Nintendo Wire works tirelessly to bring you the best, most relevant late-breaking Nintendo news this side of the Mushroom Kingdom. To help make ingesting all these meaty stories easier than Kirby hopped up on Miracle Fruit, we’ve compiled a…

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Shiny Magikarp event confirmed

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Over the last several days, readers have been writing in to let us know they have encountered something shiny in Pokémon GO. Reports of Shiny Magikarp have appeared all over social media and eager trainers have been on the hunt. Now, the official Pokémon GO YouTube channel has confirmed the…

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Nintendo confirms 3DS patent case win on appeal

Categories: 3DS, News

A US Appeals Court recently confirmed a win for Nintendo in a 3DS patent case against Tomita Technologies International. Tomita asserted that the 3DS used hardware and technology that Tomita had patented, which the Appeals Court found untrue, ruling that the 3DS did not infringe upon the patent. This brought…

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