Winter’s Envoy comes to Fire Emblem Heroes

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Mobile, News

The joy of the holidays is just starting to grow, With Christmas decor and fresh fallen snow. Yet Fire Emblem Heroes planned just a bit ahead, By revealing something festive just before I left for bed. So as you “Awaken” and open your eyes, Look upon this special, Yuletide surprise!…

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Nintendo patents Passive Walking Device, AKA robot legs

Categories: News

2017 has been a year about two things: quality video games and the impending doom of human existence. It was only a matter of time until the two concepts were married into one, potentially Orwellian glimpse of the future, as Nintendo has patented a “Passive Walking Device” — essentially a…

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Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory announced for Switch

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

Today NISA announced it will be bringing the Fallen Legion series to Nintendo Switch. Originally seen on PlayStation 4 and Vita, this release will bring together both chapters of the series (Sins of an Empire & Flames of Rebellion) under one name as Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory.    …

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New Etrian Odyssey game to be revealed in Spring 2018

Categories: 3DS, News

A talk show celebrating the 10th anniversary of Etrian Odyssey took place in Japan yesterday, and series director Shigeo Komori teased info about the game’s next entry, which will be revealed sometime in the spring. The game will be for the 3DS, but will not be a remake/Untold version of…

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Steins;Gate Elite to come with a retro version of the game

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

In a few months, visual novel maker 5pb. will be bringing its critically acclaimed Steins;Gate to the Switch in Japan, an “Elite” port which will feature animation from the anime adaptation. Earlier today it was revealed (via Gematsu) that the PS4 version will come with a downloadable HD remaster of…

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Pikachu New 2DS XL is coming to Europe this January

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Earlier this year, Japan released an adorable Pikachu New 2DS XL to correspond with the release of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Now, Nintendo UK has confirmed that the Pikachu Edition would also be coming to Europe, just in time for the release of Pokémon Crystal’s digital version on…

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Pokémon Crystal coming to the 3DS this January

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Nintendo of America has confirmed that Pokémon Crystal is coming to the Nintendo 3DS on January 26th. Like other 3DS releases, Pokémon Crystal will support Pokémon Bank and wireless communication for trading and battling. You can check out the full press release and announcement video below! Re-encounter the Mythical Pokémon…

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Super Mario Run to get a one year anniversary event

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Mobile, News

December 15th, 2017 will mark one full year since Super Mario Run first launched for iOS devices. The app was the first fully-featured, traditional game to be released on mobile from Nintendo, and while it didn’t set the world on fire like Pokémon GO earlier in the year, it’s still…

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Nintendo Wiretap (12/13/17)

Categories: Merchandise, News, Switch, Videos

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 a…

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