E3 2017 show floor assembly begins

Categories: News

Starting yesterday, the Los Angeles Convention Center opened its loading docks and bays so the convention center’s union workers could begin the difficult task of transforming the entire building into an E3 playground. So far the pictures aren’t too detailed – a sea of road cases and the construction of…

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New Shakedown: Hawaii visual option videos released

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

In case you hadn’t heard, the irreverent indie hit Retro City Rampage will be getting a sequel; Shakedown: Hawaii. The 16-bit follow-up is expected to release for the Nintendo Switch and 3DS later this year, and the developers at Vblank are releasing more and more gameplay clips in the run-up…

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Nintendo Wiretap (6/2/17)

Categories: Merchandise, Mobile, News, Switch

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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New ARMS challenger approaching: Hedlok

Categories: News, Switch

Teased yesterday, a new challenger entered the ring in this weekend’s Global Testpunch. Boy oh boy, Biff was right that we should worry…. Meet Hedlok. A possible cousin or engineered sibling to Helix, this four armed fighter (six when controlling another fighter) escaped the ARMS Research Laboratory. We don’t know…

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Pokémon GO’s loading screens available for download

Categories: Mobile, News

Kicking off June, Niantic has made four of the game’s loading screens available to download and use as wallpapers! In addition, the artist, Mieke Hutchins, shares the process she goes through with designing the most recent screen: Steelix! If you have a suggestion for what the next loading screen should…

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will appear on June 8th

Categories: News, Switch

Just last month, WayForward announced that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero would make its way to the Switch, but we weren’t expecting to see it this soon! Right before E3 begins, you can buy Shantae: Half-Genie Hero via the Nintendo eShop on June 8th — less than a week away! The game…

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Nintendo’s ARMS Help video is live for North America

Categories: News, Switch

Nintendo of America has uploaded the English version of a help/how-to video, the same one its Japanese division posted earlier this week. To brush up for this weekend’s Global Testpunch, the video is broken down into five sections: Basic Controls, Modes & Rules, Tips & Tricks, The Fighters and Extra…

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Pokémon Sun & Moon Lillie Nendoroid coming soon

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS, Merchandise, News

The fan favorite character, Lillie, from Pokémon Sun & Moon will be joining the Pokémon Nendoroid Collection! The adorable figure shows a poised Lillie clutching that all-important handbag that usually contains the mythical creature Nebby in the game.   Nendoroid Lillie will be joining the Pokémon Nendoroid collection soon! Stay…

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