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:
ULTRA STREET FIGHTER II EARNS ITS KEEP ON SWITCH
Ricky Berg — instigator of street brawls and destroyer of Volvos — shared his impressions for Ultra Street Fighter II’s Switch debut. Check out how this timeless fighter plays with the Joy-Con versus the much beloved Super Nintendo controller.
MARIO KART GOES FOR GOLD
According to NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now holds the illustrious honor of being the all time best-selling racing franchise in the United States.
SPRINGMAN AND TWINTELLE’S PEDESTRIAN LIVES
The official ARMS Twitter account is at it again, this time with a humorous look into several fighters’ personal lives. Turns out celebrities are just like real people, who knew!
ANOTHER SWITCH RESTOCK HAS COME AND GONE
Best Buy stores reportedly received limited quantities of Switch consoles this morning. Were you one of the lucky few waiting in line to finally nab one?
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