Nintendo Wiretap (4/27/17)

  Welcome to the Nintendo 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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Nintendo not holding large-scale press conference for E3 2017

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: News

During the Financial Results Briefing for the Fiscal Year, Nintendo informed the eagerly awaiting masses that it will not, in fact, hold a large-scale press conference during E3 this year. The company will instead provide people with more information on its plans sometime in the (hopefully near) future. While this…

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Squid Sisters Stories: Chapter 1 released

Categories: News, Switch

The first chapter of Squid Sister Stories has been released on the official Splatoon 2 website. Squid Sisters Stories, which aims to chronicle the lives of Inkopolis idols Callie and Marie following the end of Splatoon’s 16th and final Splatfest, was added to the site earlier this week. The first…

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Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Nintendo has announced a New 2DS XL for $149.99. The console launches on July 28th.     The system is confirmed to have amiibo support and will sport two large 2D screens. The US is only receiving the turquoise version, but Japan will be getting an additional orange and white…

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Badge Arcade News: Week of 4/27/17

Categories: 3DS

Mario Kart 8 badges return for another lap through the Badge Arcade in celebration of the game’s deluxe debut on the Switch tomorrow! Collect your favorite racers and create your very own course with a special theme available this week only. Sadly, none of the badges are new, so those…

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eShop Update: Week of 4/27/17 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, Retro, Switch, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Renowned racer Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, rolly roguelike TumbleSeed and action adventurer Kamiko make their Switch debut. Not much has changed since last week’s dismal discount offerings. Both physics-based puzzle platformers Trine Enchanted Edition and Trine 2: Director’s Cut are still half off on…

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Review: Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Despite my first game system being the Genesis, I was never much of a Sega kid growing up. Sonic was really the only franchise I cared about, so many of the company’s older fare, like Alex Kidd, was unknown to me for the longest time. So when I heard about…

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