Japan’s October Splatfest is Power vs. Stamina

Categories: News, Switch

Thanks to r/Splatoon, we now know Japan’s Splatfest. Leave the toilet paper behind, as this month’s ink smackdown is all about your battle style rather than… personal preferences with hanging toilet paper. From October 8th at 3:00 p.m. JT to October 9th at 3:00 p.m. JT, squids and kids alike…

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Review: Kingdom: New Lands

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Back in the golden age of gaming, before hand-holding tutorials, online wikis and internet forums reigned supreme, beating games was hard work. Players were largely at the mercy of their own wits when it came to exploring the labyrinths of Zebes or unearthing each legendary piece of the Triforce. It…

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Speedrun Sunday: Warp Pipe gripes

Categories: Switch, Videos

Welcome to Speedrun Sunday: that sadistic time of the week where we dare to challenge both your D-pad’s durability and sanity’s stamina with the ultimate test in video game bragging rights. Hot off the ink-crusted kicks of our splash-o-matic Splatoon 2 challenge comes yet another ruthless run that will stomp…

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Darkest Dungeon teased for Nintendo Switch

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Released last year for a variety of devices, the atmospheric and moody Darkest Dungeon was a hit with critics thanks to its mix of role playing and procedural exploration. Now, it looks like the game is heading to Switch, thanks to a pretty blatant tease from the developers at Red…

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Next European Splatfest is all about toilet rolls

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Well, this is a little unexpected. Nintendo of Europe has confirmed the region’s next Splatfest will ask players to choose between how they prefer their toilet roll positioning.   The ultimate question is here. Front Roll or Back Roll? The EU #Splatfest in #Splatoon2 will decide next Saturday at 15:00…

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Nintendo Wiretap (9/29/17)

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

  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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Best Buy announces Super Mario Odyssey launch plans

Categories: News, Switch

Surprise! Hot off the heels of the SNES Classic’s release, Best Buy has revealed its plans for Super Mario Odyssey’s launch. Receiving its own hub page, one very interesting detail is posted at the top: “Select stores open at 9 p.m. PT Thursday, October 26 (12:01 a.m. ET Friday, October…

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