Pokémon Direct coming tomorrow (6/6)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News, Switch

Nintendo of America has just announced that a Pokémon Direct will be dropping tomorrow, June 6th, starting at 7:00 a.m. PST.   Tune in on June 6 at 7am PT/10am ET for #Pokemon news in a special, 8-minute Pokémon Direct. https://t.co/sVsqDLEOcv pic.twitter.com/6zq0vTnHmy — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 5, 2017…

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Ice Cream Kirby merchandise lottery heading to Japan

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Merchandise, News

If you’ve been following our merchandise coverage for the past year, one thing should be clear by now – Japan loves Kirby. For the little pink guy’s 25th anniversary we’ve had retro goodies, two very different kinds of conductor Kirby, and even some glow-in-the-dark wall socket covers. Now, the gluttonous…

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Ninjara was the most popular fighter during the ARMS Global Testpunch

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

UPDATE: The ARMS Twitter account has also tweeted out a new image thanking players for participating in the Global Testpunch! Check it out: 「のびーるウデだめし」に参加された方、おつかれさまでした!多くの方に遊んでいただき感激です。皆様に厚くお礼申し上げます!ARMSの発売は6/16(金)です。皆様にお会いできるのを、首をなが~くしてお待ちしていますよ! pic.twitter.com/mYomfpqq2v — ARMS(アームズ) (@ARMS_Cobutter) June 4, 2017 Now the ARMS Global Testpunch sessions have come to a close, Nintendo is no doubt working feverishly over the…

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Nintendo Wiretap (6/4/17)

Categories: 3DS, Mobile, News, Switch, Videos, Wii U

  Welcome to the Nintendo 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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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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