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:
SHANTAE SASHAYS ONTO SWITCH NEXT WEEK
WayForward graciously granted my wish for seductive hip-wiggling action on Switch today, announcing a release for Half-Genie Hero next week on June 8th!
STUNNING 25TH ANNIVERSARY SONIC STATUE SPIN DASHES THROUGH YOUR BANK ACCOUNTS
I hope you’ve stashed away enough Gold Rings, because First 4 Figures is rolling out a luxurious 25th Anniversary Sonic the Hedgehog statue that’s sure to hit Sonic fans right in the feels.
POKÉMON SUN AND MOON LILLIE NENDOROID READY FOR BATTLE
Fan favorite character, Lillie, from Pokémon Sun and Moon will be joining the Pokémon Nendoroid Collection soon! Check out the teaser tweet sans Nebby (sob) below.
TIPS AND TRICKS FOR DOMINATING SPLATOON 2’S MULTIPLAYER
In preparation for E3’s World Inkling Invitational, Nintendo of America released a new video featuring an in depth look at the multiplayer basics of Splatoon 2.
THE SCOOP ON SPLATOON 2’S MANY BATTLE MODES
The Squid Research Lab posted tons of details and pictures of Splat Zones, Tower Control and Rainmaker in Ranked Battle mode.
Read more: Splatoon 2’s battle modes and fashion
ARMS PREVIEW ROUNDUP: VICTORY ANIMATIONS GALORE
ARMS’s preview embargo was lifted yesterday for those lucky few who got their mitts on review copies. We break down all the nitty gritty features revealed so far, from a deeper look into Grand Prix mode to the lowdown on Ranked Matches.
LEARN THE ROPES WITH THIS NIFTY ARMS HELP VIDEO
Similar to the one its Japanese division posted earlier this week, Nintendo of America uploaded the English version of a help/how-to video for their latest foray in competitive brawling. Be sure to give it a skim for a leg up during this weekend’s Global Testpunch!
WATCH THESE SPLATASTIC TEASERS FOR SPLATOON 2 AND ARMS’ E3 TOURNAMENTS
Nintendo added the press release information to its E3 site, complete with teaser trailers for both tournaments.
TWINTELLE PUMMELS THROUGH THE ARMS GLOBAL TESTPUNCH
ARMS’s super lively Japanese Twitter account announced that Twintelle will be making her Global Testpunch debut tonight. Though seeing as the first weekend hour has already come and gone, you probably already put her punchy pigtails through the ringer, didn’t you?
BATTLE CHASERS: NIGHTWAR GETS A RELEASE DATE ON SWITCH
The turn-based RPG brought to you by several former Darksiders developers is battling its way to Switch this October. Check out the latest gameplay trailer below for all your fantasy adventuring needs.
POKÉMON GO’S LOADING SCREENS UP FOR DOWNLOAD
Kicking off June, Niantic has made four of the game’s loading screens available to download and use as mobile wallpapers.
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