Dragon Quest themed New 2DS XL announced for Japan

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

If the surprise announcement of the New 2DS XL wasn’t enough, Square Enix and Nintendo have already teamed up for a very special edition of the handheld. Themed on the Metal Bubble Slimes of Dragon Quest fame, the embellished system will be bundled with Dragon Quest XI when the game…

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Gooey blob Helix revealed as newest ARMS character

Categories: News, Switch

The roster for Nintendo’s upcoming 3D fighting-game ARMS has seemed a tad sparse, but Nintendo has been revealing more of the roster as time passes. Case in point – tonight, a new, blobbish figure known as Helix (or in Japan, “DNA Man”) has been revealed as a fighter. Described as…

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Nintendo Wiretap (4/27/17)

  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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Nintendo not holding large-scale press conference for E3 2017

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: News

During the Financial Results Briefing for the Fiscal Year, Nintendo informed the eagerly awaiting masses that it will not, in fact, hold a large-scale press conference during E3 this year. The company will instead provide people with more information on its plans sometime in the (hopefully near) future. While this…

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Squid Sisters Stories: Chapter 1 released

Categories: News, Switch

The first chapter of Squid Sister Stories has been released on the official Splatoon 2 website. Squid Sisters Stories, which aims to chronicle the lives of Inkopolis idols Callie and Marie following the end of Splatoon’s 16th and final Splatfest, was added to the site earlier this week. The first…

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Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Nintendo has announced a New 2DS XL for $149.99. The console launches on July 28th.     The system is confirmed to have amiibo support and will sport two large 2D screens. The US is only receiving the turquoise version, but Japan will be getting an additional orange and white…

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Badge Arcade News: Week of 4/27/17

Categories: 3DS

Mario Kart 8 badges return for another lap through the Badge Arcade in celebration of the game’s deluxe debut on the Switch tomorrow! Collect your favorite racers and create your very own course with a special theme available this week only. Sadly, none of the badges are new, so those…

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