Badge Arcade News: Week of 3/2/17

Categories: 3DS

The big-eared bunny wasn’t kidding last week when he said something special was in store for this week. In celebration of Breath of the Wild’s launch tomorrow, the Badge Arcade is hosting brand new Legend of Zelda badges! While there’s nothing BotW specific, there’s tons of new character art badges…

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Accessing eShops from different regions made easy on Switch

Categories: Switch

Words cannot describe my elation when it was announced that the Nintendo Switch would be region free. While we already knew this meant importing physical games could be played regardless of the region they were purchased in, we now have confirmation that accessing regional variant eShops will also be possible,…

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Friend codes make a return on the Nintendo Switch

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Now the press can finally access the Nintendo Switch’s online services, a much-maligned feature has made a surprise return – friend codes. By accessing the system’s “Add Friend” menu, a few options pop up. You can search for local users and link up that way, look up users you’ve already…

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Pokémon GO wins Best Handheld/Mobile Game award

Categories: Mobile, News

The 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards wrapped up earlier today, during which Pokémon GO walked away with the award for Best Handheld/Mobile Game. Several other titles took home recognition from the show, including Overwatch, which won Game of the Year. The Game Developers Choice Awards are held annually as part…

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Daily Wiretap (3/1/17)

Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, Retro, Switch, Wii U

Welcome to the daily 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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