Daily Wiretap (4/20/17)

  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…

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NPD stats show record-breaking Switch launch

Categories: News, Switch

Well, it looks like everything we’ve suspected about the Nintendo Switch is true — the release of the console has broken records as evidenced by the NPD results, which Nintendo managed to get ahold of. Some of the most staggering stats include the 900,000 units sold and the over-100% attach…

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eShop Update: Week of 4/20/17 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Tetris and Puyo Puyo’s kismet collision, Specter Knight’s multiplatform debut and Rayman’s nostalgic one-two punch down memory lane. Once again it’s not an ideal week for sales on Nintendo platforms. Switch discounts continue to be a no-show, with the only truly notable price drops…

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Konami ready to roll out another Super Bomberman R update

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

UPDATE: The Super Bomberman R update is now live and includes the following: ・Two new series of accessories have been added to the shop (Crowns, Bombs). ・The frame rate of the entire game has been improved. We also made slight adjustments and improved the controls as well. ・Less lags are likelier…

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Nintendo details the backstory of ARMS’ Mechanica

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Out of all the ARMS fighters, mecha-suit wearer Mechanica is one of the most intriguing. While we’ve heard tidbids of information about her before, especially via the recently opened Japanese website for the game, the Japanese ARMS twitter account has given us some new art and a better idea of…

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Daily Wiretap (4/18/17)

  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…

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Minecraft on Switch details emerge

Categories: News, Switch

Minecraft is coming out on the Switch next month, and for those who are interested in another iteration of the massively popular sandbox game, some interesting tidbits about the performance of the Switch version have been revealed. The game will run at 60fps and have a “medium” world size of…

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