Nintendo Switch firmware version 2.1.0 is now live

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

New firmware for the Nintendo Switch is now available to download for players around the world.   Unfortunately, don’t expect this firmware to add any new features that you’ve been dying to have at your disposal, as it appears to only include general system stability improvements. Improvements Included in Version…

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Daily Wiretap (3/27/17)

  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…

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GameStop closing at least 150 stores due to poor Q4 sales

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

Late last week GameStop sent out a statement revealing that the company would be closing more than 150 of its stores globally. Specific closures have yet to be announced, but the number makes up 2-3% of its overall business. Supposedly the closures are happening due to poor holiday sales. The…

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New Kingdom Builder items leap onto Super Mario Run

Categories: Mobile, News

Hold onto your hats: a new bundle of explosive set pieces are blasting through the Mushroom Kingdom’s digital storefront. From now through April 24th, decorate your growing Super Mario Run Kingdoms with three special Fireworks Cannons. Hopefully you’ve been getting in your daily Toad Rally runs, because their hefty price…

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Wishing the 3DS a very happy 6th anniversary

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: 3DS, News

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the 3DS in North America. We’d like to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on how far Nintendo’s come with its successful handheld. Whether you jumped on the 3DS bandwagon at launch or decided to join the party at another time during…

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Gold Goomba event returns to Super Mario Run

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Get ready to crush some Gold Goombas once again! Super Mario Run is bringing back the Golden Goomba event starting on March 30th.  During the event, special Gold Goombas will appear on certain staged in the World Tour, and jumping on them will earn you a bonus 30 coins in…

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