Wire Weekly | I’ll Make a Mario Out of You

Categories: News, Retro, Switch

Welcome back to the Wire Weekly, where I, Ben “I owned but never played the original Mario Maker so you know what drag me” Fruzzetti, run through the week’s assortment of Nintendo news with what could charitably be referred to as wit, sarcasm, and personality. Well, there was one item…

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Pokémon GO Snapshot Habitat Challenge winners announced

Categories: Mobile, News

The second round of Pokémon GO’s Snapshot challenges tasked Trainers to embrace the world around them and to think about how Pokémon would interact with different environments. With this in mind, playing with Pokémon types (Water, Grass, Fire, etc.) and matching them to their elements in our world was key….

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Pokémon GO introduces Extraordinary Raid Week

Categories: Mobile, News

As the Pokémon: Detective Pikachu event comes to a close in Pokémon GO, a new event is on the horizon. This month’s Community Day is taking place on Sunday, and you’re probably wondering: What’s happening after the three hour Torchic-catching spree? The next weeklong event in Pokémon GO is all about…

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Super Mario Maker 2’s Direct builds up the hype

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Switch

Time for me to fess up: Super Mario Maker wasn’t exactly a big deal for me. Don’t get me wrong, I played it and conceptually thought it was incredible both in general and as an example of why you shouldn’t laugh at the Wii U. That said, I’d have traded…

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Pearl and Marina warp into view for new Splatoon 2 Splatfest

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

The Time Travel vs. Teleport Splatfest begins tonight, bringing a sci-fi spin to Splatoon 2. If you chose Time Travel, congratulations: you’ve chosen correctly and are still allowed to play Chrono Trigger. As for all you wayward teleporters, here’s hoping you don’t get splinched before the weekend’s up. A new…

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Team Sonic Racing gets a launch trailer

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Early next week, Team Sonic Racing will finally speed its way onto the Nintendo Switch and other platforms, bringing even more Sumo Digital-developed kart racing to the world. A new launch trailer has been released that concisely sums up what the game’s all about, from its team-based races to the…

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