Splatoon 2 getting some big holiday updates

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Ever since the game launched in July, Splatoon 2 has seen a steady splattering of free updates. To close out 2017, though, Nintendo is going all out. As shown in the video below, new hairstyles are being added alongside more gear, new stages both for normal play and Salmon Run,…

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 gets a brief commercial

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

It might be hard to believe, but we’re just ten days away from the launch of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on the Nintendo Switch. While the recent game-specific Direct no doubt helped any hardcore gamers still on the fence, Nintendo is trying to advertise the game to more casual consumers through…

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp releases early (again)

Categories: Mobile, News

It should come as no surprise that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’s release date of 11/22 has been broken. This is the second time the app’s stated release window has been ignored, the first being when the app debuted on Australia’s iTunes/App Store and Google Play store within 12 hours of…

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Nintendo Wiretap (11/20/17)

Categories: 3DS, Merchandise, Mobile, News, Switch

  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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Splatoon 2 mini announcement slated for 11/21

Categories: News, Switch

A special breaking announcement is less than 12 hours away, according to the Splatoon Twitter account. Promising an investigative report from the Squid Research Lab on November 21st at 6 a.m. PT | 9 a.m. ET, a one and a half minute video will go live.   イカ研究所の調査員から、突如連絡が届いた。本日11月21日(火)23:00から、今後のアップデートに関する1分半程度の映像が公開されるらしい。要チェックだ! pic.twitter.com/Vvu9ADVoys —…

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Japan releasing Kirby themed treats starting today

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Merchandise, News

Kirby continues to slowly take over Japan, with his anniversary year celebrations seemingly never ending. The latest in the mile-long list of adorable goods, events and more is a pair of sweet treats available in Lawson convenience stores all over the country. These takes on wagashi, a type of confection…

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Project Eevee begins this week in Japan

Categories: Merchandise, News

Riding off the success and highly praised cuteness of the “Eevee and Colorful Friends” collection and other adorable Pokémon Center Eevee merchandise, November 21st is the starting date for Project Eevee, which offers a slew of equally cute (if not more cute) items. The main part of this new promotion…

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