Sonic Mania SDCC news roundup

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Yesterday Sega held a panel at San Diego Comic-Con delving into the imminent Sonic Mania. Here’s a run-down of what was unveiled, with specific info courtesy of The Sonic Stadium. First up we got some behind the scenes info. In early development the game was called Sonic Discovery, but it…

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Jen Bird to sing two tracks for Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Practically all of Tetsuya Takahashi’s “Xeno” series has had memorable music, with contributions from the likes of Yoko Shimomura, Yasunori Mitsuda and Yuki Kajiura. While we already have an idea of who will be composing most of Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s music, we now know who’ll be providing the vocals for…

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Pokémon GO Fest kicks off, livestream now available

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Mobile, News

To celebrate over a year of Pokémon GO, Niantic is currently putting on a global event this weekend titled Pokémon GO Fest, with the main action taking place in Chicago’s Grant Park today. Trainers will be working together to complete all sorts of challenges, with the main draw being the…

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Ink Brush coming to Splatoon 2 later tonight

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: News, Switch

Splatoon 2 just launched yesterday, and a DLC weapon has already been announced via the Japanese Splatoon Twitter account. The Ink Brush will return to the hands of all you artistic little Inklings tonight, July 22nd at 10 p.m. ET. 明日7月23日午前11時、新しいブキ「パブロ」が追加される。筆のような形のブキで、パワーは弱いが塗り進むスピードが速い。相手の死角に回り込み、連打でインクを浴びせよう。……これ、2年前にも言った気がするな。サブは「スプラッシュボム」、スペシャルは「スーパーチャクチ」だ。 pic.twitter.com/JDEySil5J7 — Splatoon(スプラトゥーン) (@SplatoonJP) July 22, 2017 Returning from…

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Nintendo Wiretap (7/21/17)

Categories: 3DS, 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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New Mega Stone event for Pokémon Sun & Moon

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Sun & Moon players, there’s yet another Mega Stone event for you to participate in. Following the June event and dating back to the 2017 International Challenge in May, this new one allows you to acquire Mega Stones for Mega Tyranitar, Abomasnow and Manectric, along with Aggronite. According to Serebii,…

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Review: Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Reviews, Switch

Before playing Fate/Extella, all I knew about the franchise was that it had a female version of King Arthur while the plot revolved around the Holy Grail. Going in, I generally assumed it would be a quirky anime take on the Knights of the Round Table (maybe we’d see the…

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Nintendo Wiretap (7/20/17)

  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…

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