Celebrate Pokémon Day by taking a trip down memory lane

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: 3DS, Retro

Happy Pokémon Day! To celebrate, everyone here with the Nintendo Wire team wants to share some of their favorite Pokémon stories and pieces of news from the past year. Check them out below– and have fantastic Pokémon Day. Pika Pika! Pokémon Sun & Moon confirmed Nostalgia’s the best, isn’t it?…

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Nindies Showcase event kicks off tomorrow at 9 a.m. PST

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

With only a few days before the Nintendo Switch releases, Nintendo of America is taking the hype train out of the station for one more ride Tuesday morning for a Nindies Showcase livestream! While it’s currently unknown when games or developers will be featured during the event, it’s sure to…

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Badge Arcade News: 2/27/17

Categories: 3DS

More Splatoon badges ink their way into the Badge Arcade today, as well as a couple Twilight Princess and Tri Force Heroes catchers. In anticipation of the Nintendo Switch release, returning badges in the Mario Kart 8, Splatoon, Super Mario and Legend of Zelda series are stopping by the Arcade…

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Switch game VOEZ to be first portable mode-only game

Categories: News, Switch

One of the key features of the Nintendo Switch is the ability to seamlessly swap between playing games on either your portable or television screens. Today, however, we learned that doesn’t necessarily mean all Switch titles need adhere to this standard, courtesy of the fledgling console’s very first off TV-only…

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Skyward Sword: Slight turbulence

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Plenty of games in the Legend of Zelda series are divisive, but none seem more-so than 2011’s Skyward Sword. It brought motion controls to the forefront, focused on narrative more than ever, and detailed the beginnings of the Zelda timeline as we know it. Now, despite five years having passed,…

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Party Hat Pikachu event now live in Pokémon GO

Categories: Mobile, News

The Party Hat Pikachu event is now live in Pokémon GO, allowing players to capture a special version of the series mascot. Look who’s ready for #PokemonDay! Don’t miss out on catching this special Pikachu in #PokemonGO from now until 3/6: https://t.co/D4spCmmfAM pic.twitter.com/fGoztrZc8U — Pokémon (@Pokemon) February 26, 2017 The…

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