New Mario Kart music tucked inside Walt Disney World’s Epcot

Categories: News

When Wreck-It Ralph was first announced, the film all about video games soon became a “Where’s Waldo” roster of characters. More specifically for Nintendo fans, we were playing “Where’s Mario?” with every teaser released. Sadly, the heroic plumber didn’t make it in (excluding his namedrop), but Bowser did. Now with…

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Last Week in Smash: A hero, a king, and a missing day

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

Ever since its full E3 2018 reveal, Nintendo has been supplying daily updates to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate website. Fighter spotlights, Assist Trophies, Pokémon, new music, and more are all being shown off to get you ready for the biggest crossover around! Let’s have a look at what Nintendo…

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PAX West 2018 Fifty-Game Frenzy: Day 4

Categories: Switch

Welcome back to the PAX West Fifty-Game Frenzy, where I run down a grand total of 50 Switch games I played at PAX and you can decide which ones pique your interest! Last time we concentrated in on publisher Ysbryd Games and a couple other odds ‘n’ ends, and this…

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Review: Hyper Light Drifter – Special Edition

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Real talk. I like my vidja games ‘gamey’. Not the ‘strong flavor’ kind associated with eating tainted meat. I’m talking the quarter pumping, joystick grinding kind. The kind that pushes one’s reflexes to their limits and hands towards carpal tunnel. Story, character development, graphics (heck, even grammar) can all take…

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Impressions: NBA 2K19

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: Switch

I like my sports games like I like my Smash Brothers: as wild and crazy as possible. Historically, my roommate and I use these realistic sports simulation games to make the game as ridiculous as we can. Making an entire team of the same player, customizing rulesets to create really…

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Rumor: Latest Nintendo Direct landing this Thursday

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Switch

Last Thursday it was announced that the latest Nintendo Direct would be postponed indefinitely due to the powerful earthquake that struck the Hokkaido region of Japan. Nintendo confirmed we’d hear more, but it seems like various sources are suggesting it was pushed back a week exactly. Nintendo Life, which previously…

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Moonlighter releasing on Switch in November

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

If you’ve ever felt your top-down Zelda adventures could use a little twist, you might be interested in Moonlighter, an indie title that has just been dated for Switch with a very cute animation.     We recently touched on the game in our latest PAX round-up but to give…

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Get a fresh new look at the upcoming Inkling figma

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Merchandise, News

We’ve seen prototypes and heard details on the upcoming Splatoon Inkling Girl figma, but now with preorders wide open we get a great look at the finished product. Full of customizable and posable features like headgear, weapons, and even expressions, it’s the perfect way to flaunt your own Inkopolis style….

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“Major” SEGA AGES announcements planned for TGS 2018

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Starting this month Sega plans to start bringing classic games from its iconic library to the Nintendo Switch under the banner Sega Ages, with help from the well-respected port developer M2. It’s been revealed that this year’s TGS will have a stage presentation focusing on the initiative, on September 22nd…

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Nintendo Wiretap (9/10/18)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 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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Neo Geo Mini video review

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Retro, Videos

We take a close look at the Neo Geo Mini in our latest video review. Check out what the console looks like, how some of our favorite retro titles fair on the system, and what our thoughts are about the release:    

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