Nintendo Wire’s free wallpaper for April 2017

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: Retro

Everyone here at Nintendo Wire wants to give back to the amazing Nintendo community, and one way we’d like to do that is by starting a new tradition. Every month, our team will create a unique wallpaper for both desktops and mobile devices. You’ll be able to decorate your devices…

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First impressions: Graceful Explosion Machine

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: Switch

After playing through the first few worlds of Vertex Pop’s new title Graceful Explosion Machine, I’ve graduated from a space scrub to a smooth, skilled space pilot filled with swagger. The constant onslaught of enemies in small, intense worlds provides an addicting, fast-paced shooter that keeps me saying “just one…

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Lego City Undercover launches for the Switch today

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: News, Switch

Just a friendly reminder that Lego City Undercover launches on the Nintendo Switch today! Join the chase by taking up the role of Chase McCain, a police officer who needs to go undercover while in hot pursuit of Rex Fury, a criminal mastermind who recently escaped prison. Unlike previous Lego…

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Daily Wiretap (4/3/17)

  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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Review: Snake Pass

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Several games define themselves on their movement, though usually this comes down to things like flight or water travel. Those at Sumo Digital are no strangers to this, having worked on plane mechanics and water physics for Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed. For the company’s latest, it’s decided to…

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Enter our three SteamWorld Heist giveaways

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: 3DS, Wii U

Nintendo Wire is teaming up with Image & Form, the developer behind the popular SteamWorld series, to bring you a number of giveaways over the course of the next couple weeks. You can expect to find various methods of entry available on several social media platforms — with the first…

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Cave Story+ heading to Nintendo Switch this June

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Nicalis’ worst kept secret has finally been confirmed – Cave Story+ is heading to the Nintendo Switch! The port will feature upgraded HD graphics, seven play modes including a Boss Rush, 15 levels, over 20 boss battles, four endings and ten weapons. Check out the first assets:   Like Nicalis’…

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Nintendo Wire’s favorite Super Mario 64 courses

Categories: Retro

Well, we’ve finally gotten a decent look at the next proper entry in the Super Mario series. Super Mario Odyssey could be the game that finally takes Mario back to the wide open, explorable spaces that he’s only really seen in two previous adventures: Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario…

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