Pokémon GO Plus release date revealed

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Good news, Trainers! Pokémon GO Plus is coming on September 16th according to a post on the official Pokémon GO webpage. A detailed list of countries that will receive the device on the 16th has not been released. However, Niantic says “much of the world” will be receiving the accessory. Keep an…

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PAX West 2016 Indie Round-Up — Part I

Categories: 3DS, Wii U

This past weekend I had the distinct honor — and utmost pleasure — of covering PAX West 2016. It was not only the first PAX I had ever attended, but the first event I had ever covered in person as a member of the Nintendo Wire team. The heart and soul…

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New Pokémon Sun & Moon trailer shows off a new Oak

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

UPDATE 9/8/2016: The Pokémon Company has released the first official screenshot of the newly unveiled Oak. Samson Oak is the cousin of Professor Oak from Kanto and specializes in regional variants.  Samson Oak does research on the regional variants that have taken root in the Alola region. He’s a cousin…

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Super Mario Run will not arrive on Android in 2016

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Earlier today, legendary game developer Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise visit to the Apple iPhone keynote to announce that Mario would finally make his smartphone debut in the form of Super Mario Run for iOS. What was not made clear was where Android users fit in. Now, thanks to the folks…

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Badge Arcade News: 9/7/16

Categories: 3DS, News

A lone Wind Waker catcher is sailing through the Arcade today to help wrap up the final day of featured Zelda catchers. Fortunately it’s also today’s practice catcher, which is sure to help novice badge collectors nab that elusive mirror shield tucked away in the corner when eventually attempting the…

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Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem mobile games delayed

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Mobile, News

In a surprise appearance during the Apple Keynote, Shigeru Miyamoto announced Nintendo’s next mobile game – Super Mario Run. It has since been confirmed that the game is part of the company’s DeNA partnership, and that it “represents the next phase of Nintendo’s expansion to mobile platforms”. In a press…

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Pokémon GO is coming to the Apple Watch

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: Merchandise, Mobile, News

More Nintendo news has been announced during Apple’s live event today. Niantic is bringing Pokémon GO to the Apple Watch!   Here’s a list of highlights discussed: Trying to focus less on screen and more on what’s around you. The game is about exploration. There’s a heads-up gameplay display for GO. The…

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