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Nintendo Wiretap (3/5/18)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News, 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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Flowers bloom eternal in latest Japanese Splatfest results

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

Springtime festival season has a clear winner thanks to those squid kids of Inkopolis Square. Over in Japan their latest Splatfest asked whether fans prefer Flowers or Dumplings, both a straightforward question and representation of a proverb. Well, the results are in!   フェスの開催が告げられた。お題は「どっちを選ぶ? 花 vs 団子」。期間は3月3日(土)15:00~3月4日(日)15:00。「花より団子」は、風流よりも実益を重んじるという意味の諺だ。美しい花を愛でるか、ごちそうに舌鼓を打つか。あなたが重視するのはどっち? pic.twitter.com/qg3vd1KELJ — Splatoon(スプラトゥーン)…

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Mario is officially a plumber again

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

Last year the very foundation of our global society was shaken to its very core by a shocking revelation – Mario was no longer a plumber. The news came from an edited Nintendo of Japan hub site for the video game icon, where his 30-year occupation was said to be…

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’s Mario event teased

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Mobile, News

Datamines told us it was coming and now it’s official, with the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Twitter accounts giving not-too-subtle hints that Super Mario furniture items are heading to the mobile app.   Some VERY exciting things are coming our way, campers! Let's take a peek… Hmm, I'm sure I've…

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Speedrun Sunday: Weegee’s weematch

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 somersaulted stomps of our Super Mario Odyssey challenge comes another round of powerful pops that’ll leave you…

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Kirby Star Allies demo live in North America

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

UPDATE: Good news, Kirby fans! The Kirby Star Allies demo is now live in the North American Switch eShop. Just like the European version, this demo includes two stages, amiibo support, and a boss fight with the buffest Dedede you’ll ever see. Have fun! It looks like that bizarre Google…

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