Nintendo sponsors Genesis 5 Smash tournament

Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

The Smash scene continues to receive some support from the top, as for the third year in a row, Nintendo has become a sponsor of the Genesis series of Smash tournaments in Northern California, specifically this weekend’s Genesis 5. As usual, the exact details of this sponsorship are unknown, but…

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Nintendo Wiretap (1/17/18)

  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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1080° Snowboarding trademark renewed in Europe

Categories: News, Retro

1080° Snowboarding, a classic for the N64, is undergoing a revival (of the trademark kind) in Europe. The game is turning 20 years old next month, so you could argue that something might be planned for this anniversary. If you do a little research though, you’d find that the process…

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Super Mario Land 2 modded to have full color support

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

The Game Boy is a system with countless great games, with Nintendo’s ever-lasting mascot Mario featuring in more than a few of them. One of the most memorable is Super Mario Land 2, which followed up the rather bizarre first game with a more traditional adventure. Unfortunately, as it’s a…

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Beta64 analyzes Super Mario Odyssey’s early days

Categories: Retro, Switch

Super Mario Odyssey is the latest title that Beta64 is tackling — scouring footage all the way back to last year’s Nintendo Switch announcement to exploring the press playthroughs of searching New Donk City and Tostarena. There are hours of before and after comparisons out there already, and in this…

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