Review: Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Despite my first game system being the Genesis, I was never much of a Sega kid growing up. Sonic was really the only franchise I cared about, so many of the company’s older fare, like Alex Kidd, was unknown to me for the longest time. So when I heard about…

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25th Anniversary Kirby 3DS theme hits the US eShop

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Kirby’s 25th birthday may be over, but the festivities are still well underway. Yesterday, a beautiful 25th anniversary Kirby 3DS theme was added to the Japanese My Nintendo service, but was sadly absent from the North American rewards lineup. Now, fans of the lovable pink puff in the US can…

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Daily Wiretap (4/26/17)

  Welcome to the Daily 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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Genyo Takeda announces his retirement from Nintendo

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News

Current Technology Fellow Genyo Takeda has announced his retirement from Nintendo, to go into effect this June. Takeda has had a hand in plenty parts of Nintendo’s history, such as being the main man behind the original Punch-Out!! games as well as Star Tropics. While these are both fantastic in…

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Nintendo releases fiscal year 2016 earnings report

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

Another fiscal year has come and gone for Nintendo and the company’s investor website has been updated with some new documentation. Considering last year’s reports announced the March 2017 release of the Switch (then known as the NX) and a Breath of the Wild focused E3 2016, the PDFs this…

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Nintendo hosting a Fire Emblem Heroes broadcast tomorrow

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Nintendo has announced via the official Nintendo Mobile YouTube channel that it will be hosting a Fire Emblem Heroes livestream starting tomorrow, April 27th, at 11:30 p.m. EST. The event will last ten minutes and will “deliver the latest information about Fire Emblem Heroes.” No word yet on what will…

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Learn about Culdcept Revolt’s story and characters

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News

A new trailer and website update have given some insight to the upcoming strategy card game Culdcept Revolt. While we’ve known the game exists as a hybrid TCG-board game sort of style, not much has been revealed about its world and characters ’til now. The plot concerns a walled off…

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