Nintendo Wiretap (5/30/17)

  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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Wolf Link amiibo receives a reprint

Categories: Amiibo News

Nintendo of America updated their CPSIA hub today and one of the pages that jumped up to the top with a new print run during May 2017 is Wolf Link! If you missed out on bringing this amiibo into The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you’ll able to…

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Sonic Mania lands on the Nintendo Switch August 15th

Categories: News, Switch

Sonic fans, clear your calendar for August 15th! Sonic Mania’s release date has been confirmed thanks to the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account. Just this morning, a trailer was dropped with the release date closing out the video. Definitely check out the entire announcement as there are some super…

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Natsume announces River City: Rival Showdown localization

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that River City: Knights of Justice would be getting localized, Natsume has revealed that another game in the franchise is heading west. This time it’s something a bit more familiar – River City: Rival Showdown. Called Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari SP in Japan, the…

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Pokémon.com interviews designer POLYGRAPH

Categories: Merchandise, News

The Pokémon151 Collection finally came to the North American Pokémon Center within the last few months. The t-shirt series was first launched in 2008, but only for Japan. The line’s designer, Polygraph, was interviewed about its process and how certain Pokémon were picked. Contacted in 2007, Polygraph was given the…

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Nintendo Wiretap (5/29/17)

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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Rumor: Pokkén Tournament Switchbound?

Categories: News, Switch

Serebii reported in its daily news roundup a very interesting possibility. From the site: “Earlier today, the Japanese retailer Sinobi listed a new arcade stick for the Nintendo Switch in their listings. In this listing, it mentioned that the stick can be used in fighting games such as Pokkén. They…

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Splatoon 2 shows off another new enemy: the Octoreverser

Categories: News, Switch

The Octarians have certainly improved their defenses and offenses during the last two years. (By the way, Splatoon, “Happy Squidversary!” — as you just turned two over the weekend.) Today, Japan’s Splatoon Twitter account is introducing the Octoreverser. This baddie spits out “Rolling Gallium” — a bundle of metal tubes/rods…

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