Nintendo Wiretap (12/18/17)

Categories: Mobile, News, Retro, Switch

Please understand: This newest edition of the Nintendo Wiretap does not include the video version. The video, however, will return this Wednesday. Look forward to it, and more, this week! Welcome to the Nintendo Wiretap! Each day the team here at Nintendo Wire works tirelessly to bring you the best,…

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Square Enix puts together Final Fantasy Fan Tribute video

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Retro

A few months ago, Square Enix started accepting submissions for a Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Fan Tribute video, with a focus being on the now-iconic Opening Theme from the original NES game. Now, on the exact anniversary of its release, the company has uploaded the full compilation. It’s a bit…

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Reflecting on Final Fantasy’s legacy for its 30th anniversary

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Retro

Thirty years ago today, a scrappy young company called Squaresoft released “Final Fantasy” for the Famicom. Clearly inspired by tabletop titles like Dungeons & Dragons, it was one of the first video game RPGs to take the world by storm, letting players adventure through unfamiliar lands, meet friendly faces and…

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Ready Player One promises pop culture mashup and Battletoads

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: Retro

The newest trailer for Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited film adaptation of the Ernest Cline novel, showed off so many licensed characters and vehicles, it’d make a copyright lawyer blackout. On top of characters like The Joker, Chucky (the haunted doll, not the Rugrat) and KITT from Knight Rider,…

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