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Review: Astral Chain

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Featured, Reviews, Switch

After rolling out The Wonderful 101 on Wii U to high praise but low sales, Nintendo and PlatinumGames have been tethered together again to bring the world a new action title. The accessibility and polish of the former paired to the satisfying combat and zealous style of the latter complement…

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Nintendo Wiretap (9/12/19)

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Videos

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 a…

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Square Enix making official low-poly Final Fantasy VII figures

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Final Fantasy VII is an iconic and significant JRPG, but it’s one that doesn’t hold up incredibly well by modern standards, especially in regards to its graphics – specifically the character models. While battles manage to replicate the more detailed pre-rendered cutscene characters, the overworld is filled with little super-deformed…

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New Pokémon teased via Sword & Shield website

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

It looks like the next Pokémon reveal is going to be a strange one, as the home page of the Sword & Shield website is highlighting a glitchy mystery… Hopefully it won’t be long before the glitchiness is cleared up and we see the Pokémon’s true form!  

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To the Moon to release on Switch January 16th, 2020

Categories: News, Switch

Get your tissues ready — Kan Gao’s melancholy masterpiece To the Moon hits the Switch on January 16th, 2020, as revealed in a new teaser that delivers the news in the most To-the-Moon-esque way possible (which is to say, Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts trying to outdo one another’s lunar…

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Contra: Rogue Corps demo now live in eShop

Categories: News, Switch

A demo for Konami’s upcoming twin-stick third-person shooter Contra: Rogue Corps is now available in the eShop. The demo showcases part of the game’s single-player campaign, including one of its many boss battles. Data from the demo does not carry over on release, so keep that in mind while downloading….

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