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Speedrun Sunday: Ballad of the Black Knight

Categories: Switch, Videos

Welcome to Speedrun Sunday: that sadistic time of the week when 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 red clad kicks of our super Sonic Mania challenge comes yet another enchanting run that’ll give neither calm…

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The first Valkyria Chronicles is heading to Switch

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

If you’ve been intrigued by Valkyria Chronicles 4 which is heading to Switch later this year but have yet to experience the franchise, you may be in luck. As part of Sega Fes, the company announced it will be porting the game that started it all to the Nintendo Switch…

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Nintendo Wiretap (4/13/18)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Merchandise, News, Retro, 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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Sega Mega Drive Mini announced

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Merchandise, News

  During Sega Fes 2018 a Mega Drive Mini console, similar to the NES Classic in practice, was announced for release. No word on pricing or release timing beyond 2018, but stay tuned for further developments.  

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Sega Ages coming to Nintendo Switch

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

  UPDATE: It’s since been confirmed (via Gematsu) that the Sega Ages games will be ported by M2, the team behind the well-regarded Sega 3D Classics on 3DS. We should learn more about Thunder Force IV shortly, as it will be the focus of a Sega Fes panel. Sega has…

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Steve Wiebe responds to Billy Mitchell controversy

Categories: News, Retro

Ever since Billy Mitchell’s records for Donkey Kong were questioned and then subsequently removed, fans have wondered about Steve Wiebe’s thoughts on the saga. The protagonist in “King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters” — who has been referred to as the “David to Billy Mitchell’s Goliath” — has finally commented…

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