Nintendo Wiretap (11/29/18)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Merchandise, News, 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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Fire Emblem Expo announced, to be held in Japan May 2019

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News

Time to tip the scales for what’s now got to be one of Nintendo’s biggest series. It’s been announced by developer Intelligent Systems that this May, a Fire Emblem Expo will be held in Tokyo. While no further details of that event were provided, judging by the silhouetted artwork and…

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Splatoon 2 ringing in 2019 with “Frosty Fest”

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

2019 may feel some ways away but it’ll sneak up on us pretty fast. Thankfully, Splatoon 2 will be there to give us some cozy familiarity as we enter the final year of the 2010’s, with a special themed event called Frosty Fest. Not unlike this year’s Halloween event, which…

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Tetsuya Nomura sketches up the latest Smash Bros. Ultimate countdown image

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

It’s hard to believe, but there’s just one week to go till we’ll all have our hands on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! The cross-brand countdown still has some ways to go, though, and this latest stop is one you might not have seen coming.   【あと7日】今年もあっという間でしたが後一週間は長く感じますね。では編集に行って来ます @野村#スマブラカウントダウン#スマブラSP#FFVII#クラウド pic.twitter.com/Qpd2q6Y4m3 — FFVII…

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My Nintendo Japan gets Mario Odyssey and Breath of Wild poster packs, bitterly reminding us of the halcyon days of Club Nintendo

Categories: Merchandise, News, Switch

Oh, Club Nintendo… that dear, departed soul. How much merch it bequeathed upon those who were dedicated to the Big N, dispensing posters, notebooks, bags — all manner of souvenir and sundry! Yet it, like all things that are good in this cruel and fleeting life, passed too soon, replaced…

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