Nintendo Wiretap (6/28/17)

  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…

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Nights of Azure 2 gets a western release date

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Earlier this year we learned that the action RPG Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon would be heading to the Nintendo Switch. Now, we have a brand-new trailer and a release date. Nights of Azure 2 will launch in North America on October 24th and in Europe…

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Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns heading to Europe this October

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

After months of silence, Europe finally has a release date for the latest game in the Story of Seasons franchise. The news come courtesy of the official Nintendo of Europe Twitter account. Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns crops up on Nintendo #3DS on October 13th! pic.twitter.com/Ufzw29XcPy — Nintendo of…

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Super Bomberman R’s update 1.4 goes live

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

At long last, Simon Belmont can kick bombs at Pyramid Head. Yes, Super Bomberman R’s update 1.4 is now live, bringing with it some classic Konami outfits, a few stages and several tweaks. The Gems system has also been overhauled, with all Vs. modes now giving the in-game currency. Check…

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe receives version 1.2 update

Categories: News, Switch

Good news, everyone! Nintendo has been tinkering around with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and just issued a new update. While there’s nothing terribly groundbreaking in the patch notes, online play has been balanced out and communication errors are supposedly less likely to happen, but in spectator mode. For those who…

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Nintendo wins several E3 2017 Game Critics Awards

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

Since 1998 the Game Critics Awards has been celebrating the very best games spotlighted at E3. 2017’s process involved 38 global media outlets coming together to pick out their top games from a selection of nominees, and Nintendo has swept more than a few categories. Super Mario Odyssey is the…

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The End Is Nigh footage released

Categories: News, Switch

Super Meat Boy fans, if you’re hyped for The End Is Nigh, then Nicalis has got your back. While it’s not direct screen footage, the company’s Twitter account shared a link to nearly six minutes of footage of the upcoming game.     The game comes out on July 12th…

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