Review: Celeste

Categories: Reviews, Switch

Platformers aren’t known for their riveting narratives. Push start, watch a brief introductory cinematic of nefarious ne’er-do-wells threatening the status quo, and it’s off to saving princesses, staking vampire lords and (Mega) busting up twirly mustached scientists. “Gameplay is king!” we shout, pledging our allegiance to the gods of gaming…

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Review: Night in the Woods

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Reviews, Switch

It’s easy to get lost in your own life. Sometimes plans don’t work out or you never really had one to begin with, making that awkward trek back to square one all the more frustrating. Doubly so when you stumble back into a place you thought you knew so well…

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Future of Sonic the Hedgehog to be unveiled at SXSW

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

2017 was a wild year for Sonic the Hedgehog. We saw the delightful retro-throwback Sonic Mania recapture fond memories, the unfortunate end of Archie’s comics followed by the announcement that IDW would be taking up the torch, not to mention the rather divisive Sonic Forces releasing towards the end of…

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ARMS Version 5.1 springs into action

Categories: News, Switch

Just in time for for ARMS’ next Party Crash, a new update has landed for the game bringing it to Version 5.1. Biff teased the announcement last night on Twitter and with the patch notes available, we know exactly what is coming to a fighting ring near you. Have plenty…

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Four million SNES Classic systems sold worldwide, restocks on the way

Categories: Merchandise, News, Retro

The nine month financial briefing that Nintendo hosted yesterday was full of unexpected news; a new mobile game based off of Mario Kart, the announcement of when Nintendo’s Online Service will begin for Nintendo Switch, and, finally, official confirmation of Nintendo’s partnership with Illumination Entertainment to make a Super Mario…

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Nintendo Wiretap (1/31/18)

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: Mobile, News, Switch, Videos

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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