Nintendo Wiretap (6/20/17)

Categories: 3DS, Mobile, News, Switch, Wii U

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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The Silph Road analyzes Pokémon GO update

Categories: Mobile, News

The team behind The Silph Road got ahold of the APK file for Pokémon GO’s latest update and went beyond Saffron City in taking the code apart. Niantic’s overhaul of the Gym system added more code than the app has had for a while. No minor text fixes here —…

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Snake Pass news drops tomorrow

Categories: News, Switch

Sumo Digital tweeted out a tease on Snake Pass’ official Twitter account with extra “S”s to spare.   Sssome news heading your way tomorrow…what could it be 🤔🤔 Ssstay tuned! — Snake Pass (@Snake_Pass) June 20, 2017   We don’t know if this means Noodle and Doodle are getting some…

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Project Rap Rabbit misses Kickstarter goal

Categories: News, Switch

Sorry rhythm and music game fans, Project Rap Rabbit’s Kickstarter ended yesterday, and it ended up not hitting its asking goal of £855,000 (about $1,079,114.07 at the time of this article’s posting). Originally pitched for PS4 and PC via Steam, a Nintendo Switch stretch goal was added during the campaign…

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Review: RPG Maker Fes

Categories: 3DS, Reviews

Even the greatest game developers have to start somewhere — and for many years, that somewhere has been RPG Maker. A series of software development tools primarily for PC, the toolkits allow budding game designers to make their own RPGs with no programming knowledge required. And now the series hits…

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Metroid: Samus Returns E3 trailer breakdown

Categories: 3DS

Without a doubt, one of the most exciting surprises to come out of E3 2017 was the official announcement of not one, but two new Metroid games heading to Nintendo platforms. Not just any ‘ol Metroid titles either. We’re talking fan pleasing returns to both 3D and 2D franchise favorites…

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Digital Foundry tackles Super Mario Odyssey’s E3 demo

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

E3 2017 has come and, as always, Digital Foundry is on the case with a tech-focused take on the latest games. Nintendo’s announcements are no exceptions, and the Eurogamer off-shoot has just released a video diving deep into Super Mario Odyssey. There are plenty of interesting facts to learn from…

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Dragon Ball FighterZ may come to the Switch

Author: Bobby Soto
Categories: News, Switch

With Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 making its way to the Nintendo Switch this fall, fans have raised questions as to whether or not we will be seeing the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ on Nintendo’s new console. A port of the Arc System Works developed fighting game isn’t currently planned for…

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