Here’s what went down during the Pokémon Press Conference yesterday

Categories: 3DS, Mobile, News, Retro, Switch

With only a couple weeks to go until E3, and a Pokémon Direct announced for next Wednesday, the question of what would be revealed during a worldwide broadcast in yesterday’s Pokémon Press Conference lingered in everybody’s minds. Hardcore fans wanted long-awaited sequels, craving Pokémon Snap and Mystery Dungeon followups, and…

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Shovel Knight half off ahead of Treasure Trove price increase, expansions and amiibo coming soon

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News, Switch, Wii U

Ho, noble burrowers! We stand on the cusp of something long-buried, with the long-awaited King of Cards and Showdown expansions in the last stages of their development, according to Yacht Club Games. While we don’t have a date for these (sadly), there’s some great news for anyone who’s somehow missed…

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Switch outsells Nintendo 64 and more financial updates

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Switch

As April winds down, it’s once again time for Nintendo to bring investors up-to-speed with another financial report, this time covering the entire 2018 Fiscal Year ending March 2019. In terms of hardware, there wasn’t a huge budge from the January report, as the Switch went from 32.27 million units…

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The 3DS: Eight years later

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS

Eight years ago today, I went to my local Toys”R”Us and picked up my sleek, Cosmo Black 3DS system. I always tell myself the 3DS isn’t that old, but it’s actually been out for quite some time now. Since then, I’ve finished middle school, high school, and I’m just about…

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Texan man attains Guinness World Record for largest video game collection, unofficially accruing universe’s biggest backlog

Editor’s Note: The following article was written to have a satirical and jealous sounding tone. As game collectors ourselves, the Nintendo Wire team has nothing but respect and admiration for Mr. Monteiro’s amazing achievement.  This one’s sure to make collectors and completionists alike tenuous for completely different reasons — Antonio Romero…

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Review: Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, Reviews

Kirby’s Epic Yarn might be the cutest game ever made. When it was revealed and released on Wii nearly ten years ago, hearts everywhere melted at the sights and sounds of a game where danger was low and charm was high. It may not have been the most “Kirby” game…

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