Review: Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Categories: Reviews, Switch

As Simon Belmont’s illegitimate son and lifelong protégé of Dr. Light, to say I’m a mega fan of the blue burrower would be a gross understatement. A love letter to many of the 8-bit classics near and dear to my heart, Shovel Knight proved a massive feat of gaming ingenuity…

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New Monster Hunter XX cinematic trailer released

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

The official Capcom Japan YouTube Channel has just released a brand new trailer showcasing Monster Hunter XX. The trailer focuses on cinematics rather than gameplay, and shows off some pretty epic confrontations. Check out the full trailer:     Monster Hunter XX launches in Japan on March 18th. No word…

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Weekend Wiretap (3/12/17)

Categories: 3DS, Merchandise, News, Retro, Switch

  Welcome to the Daily 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,…

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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is heading to Switch

Author: Bobby Soto
Categories: News, Switch

Switch-owning retro gamers are getting a bit of good news today! The long-awaited fourth installment of the classic ToeJam & Earl series, Back in the Groove, is making its way onto the Switch. As reported by Polygon’s Charlie Hall, who had some hands-on time with the title, Back in the…

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Sonic Sunday: The Top 5 Sonic Songs

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: Features, Retro, Switch

We’re only a few days away from the big reveal of Project Sonic 2017 at SXSW! What better time is there to bring back Sonic Sunday here at Nintendo Wire? Sonic games have gone up and down in quality over the years, but one element that has never wavered is…

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