Welcome to the Nintendo Wiretap: Weekend Edition! 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 handy list of noteworthy announcements and general industry happenings regarding the Big N in the last 48 hours. Without further ado, here’s a few things we’ve picked up over the wire this weekend:

GET ANIMAL CROSSING MOBILE DEETS FROM DENA’S FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS

Thanks to the folks over at Japanese Nintendo, we received a bit of news regarding the highly anticipated Animal Crossing mobile game that’s been in the works for a while. The coverage specifically focused on DeNA’s relationship with Nintendo and where the two companies plan to take their future together on mobile devices.

Read more: Mobile publisher DeNA gives brief update on Animal Crossing mobile

THE COMMUNITY QUESTION BLOCK WANTS TO KNOW WHO ARE THE BEST NINTENDO MOTHERS?

In commemoration of motherly love, we ask who’s your all-time favorite Nintendo mamas? Spoiler: the correct answer is Samus because baby Metroids are totes adorbs.

Read more: Community Question Block | Favorite Nintendo Moms

THERE’S STILL TIME TO SALVAGE MOTHER’S DAY

Attention last minute holiday shoppers: An adorable Animal Crossing themed Mother’s Day card has been posted to the My Nintendo website. Print now and pretend you thought of it sooner.

Read more: Play Nintendo offering printable Mother’s Day and Graduation cards

SKULLTULAS ON A PLANE

A bunch of bugs were found infesting a handful of retro Famicom cartridges… literally. Where’s a flamethrower when you need one.

Read more: Man caught smuggling spiders in Famicom cartridges at Guadalajara airport

MK8D LIFEHACK: CONTROL THE WEATHER IN ANIMAL CROSSING’S TRACK

Check out this nifty Mr. Resetti approved method for shifting the seasons in Animal Crossing’s nature-filled track. Time traveling is for suckers anyway.

Read more: A Mr. Resetti free way to pick the season of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s Animal Crossing track

EVER OASIS IS NEARLY UPON US

Nintendo released a teaser site for its upcoming desert-dwelling RPG, providing another glimpse into the game’s story and gameplay mechanics.

Read more: North American Ever Oasis teaser site opens up

 
That’s all for today! For all your future Nintendo news, stay plugged in to Nintendo Wire.

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