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Fila bringing Pokémon sneakers to South Korea

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Merchandise, News

If you’ve been rockin’ Nintendo Vans and want to update your shoe selection with something a little bit different, you may be in luck. According to Kotaku, Fila’s South Korean branch is teaming up with the Pokémon Company to release a series of sneakers based on several Kanto Pokémon –…

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Japan gets a round-up video of the Switch’s Spring releases

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Today marks the first day of spring and Nintendo of Japan is prepared. The company has released a new TV spot across the region that naturally begins with some cherry blossoms and segues into footage of Splatoon 2’s Octo Expansion, Kirby Star Allies’ upcoming Dream Friends, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical…

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Nintendo Wiretap (3/19/18)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Retro, 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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See how an Octoling moves in some new Splatoon 2 footage

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

The Octo Expansion feels like a far off dream right now, but we won’t be completely in the dark while knowing the Squid Research Lab is hard at work. A new tweet has shared a look at how Octolings move when they transform their cephalopodic selves.   【オクト】これがタコの若者がタコに変身した姿だ。いや、ヒトの姿が変身後で、こっちが本性……とか、細かい話は面倒なので置いておこう。見た目は違うが、インクの中を素早く泳いだり、スーパージャンプをしたりと、できることや性能はイカとまったく同じだ。 pic.twitter.com/4RkrLFBcds —…

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Nintendo Labo knockoff beats the real product to market

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: News, Switch

Nintendo is no stranger to bootleg iterations of some of its most innovative ideas. It seems Nintendo Labo is no exception, as the first knockoff of the upcoming cardboard-infused video game has appeared online. Titled Arcade Bracket, this cardboard project acts as a stand for your Nintendo Switch and two…

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