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 handy list of noteworthy announcements and general industry happenings regarding the Big N in the last 24 hours. Without further ado, here’s a few things we’ve picked up over the wire for today:

MARIO + RABBIDS KINGDOM BATTLE IS JUST AS WACKY AS YOU’D HOPED

Some insane-looking artwork and gameplay detail for the upcoming Mario and Rabbids crossover leaked today. From Luigi’s Poltergust 5000-esque pistol to Rabbid Peach’s selfie-snapping vanity, we break down every zany reveal surrounding this oddball RPG.

Read more: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle art leaked

Read more: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle images and information leaked

TAKE A TOUR THROUGH TOKYO’S ILLUSTRIOUS CAPCOM BAR

Ricky Berg, Nintendo Wire’s intrepid overseas adventurer, hit up Shinjuku’s Capcom Bar for some Okami and Street Fighter-inspired cocktails packing a serious punch. Take a load off and join him for a drink while discussing the merits of Mega Man 3 over its critically lauded predecessor.

Read more: Kicking back with a few drinks at Tokyo’s Capcom Bar

THE 2017 SUMMER OF PLAY TOUR RIDES AGAIN

Play Nintendo’s 2017 Summer of Play Tour is traveling all over the States this summer to help beat the heat with awesome game demos, contests and photo opportunities! Check the schedule below to see when the Big N will be making a pit stop in your hometown.

Read more: Nintendo of America announces 2017 Summer of Play tour

OH MY GLOB, YOU GUYS!

Cartoon Network’s mathematical hit show Adventure Time is getting the Minecraft mashup treatment soon. Check out the algebraic new trailer below.

Watch here: Adventure Time mashup pack heading to Minecraft console versions

ARMS GETS A FLURRY OF EXCITING NEW DETAILS

Lovable commentator Biff has been eagerly sharing information for ARMS on the Japanese Twitter account today. Check out the one-two punch of info provided below, from gameplay snippets and artwork to character spotlights and controller options.

Read more: ARMS news roundup: Two vs. one mode, controller options, art and more

SPLATOON 2 OCTOLINGS WILL BE BACK, BABY

New images for the Terminator-inspired Octolings were teased by Splatoon’s official Japanese Twitter account. Beyond the eerie red glow of their new shades, it looks like they’ll be wrapping their tentacles around a whole new arsenal.

Read more: Splatoon 2 Octolings make a splash with new images

LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES 2’S FIRST TRAILER IS A MARVEL FAN’S DREAM COME TRUE

Just as promised last week, the first full trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 has arrived! Check out the humorous tea-partied teaser in all its fanfare glory below.

Watch here: Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 gets its first full trailer

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

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Written by Matthew Weidner

When it comes to playing and writing about video games, Matthew aspires to be the very best, like no one ever was. Writing for Nintendo Wire and the thought of one day finally achieving a perfect, no death Super Meat Boy run fills him with determination.

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