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NintenCity Tribune Weekender - First

NintenCity Tribune Weekender: Splatfest, Figurines, Wario, and More

Welcome to a new weekly feature here at NintenCity! Every week I’ll be dropping off the NintenCity Tribune Weekender so that you know exactly what went down during the weekend while you were out playing. In this week’s issue, we’ve got Splatfest results, figurines, Wario secrets and more!

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Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Reportedly Getting Remake, Switch Release Possible

This is something that was unexpected, and not technically confirmed yet. According to writer Laura Kate Dale from, Kotaku UK multiple sources have claimed that Activision is working on a Spyro the Dragon Trilogy remaster. The game will come to the PlayStation first and will come to other consoles in 2019. This gives us hope that the trilogy could come to Switch!

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Early February News Roundup – Episode 86

Take a listen as David, James, Skylar, and Jordan talk about some of the news that happened in the last few weeks! From Nintendo’s financial report to other announcements, we have it all!

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Goby Arena and Dark Tetra Dualies Coming to Splatoon 2

Man, we’ve been getting a ton of Splatoon 2 content the past few months, and it looks like we aren’t quite done. Nintendo announced this morning, along with Pearl and Marina amiibo, a new stage and a new weapon class. The new stage is called Goby Arena.

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Marina and Pearl Getting amiibo Soon

Marina and Pearl, the hosts of “Off the Hook” in Splatoon 2 are getting their own amiibo! Just like Callie and Marie before them, the two most popular characters of the game will have high-quality amiibo created.

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Pokémon Generations 1 and 2 – Episode 85

David, Skylar, and James join to reminisce about the power of Pokémon. Specifically, they talk about generations one and two. Those generations include the Blue, Red, Yellow, Gold, Silver, and Crystal versions, which many fans regard as the best entries in the series. They talk about what made them great, and also why they’re glad they moved on.

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Nintendo Switch Online Announcement Coming Soon, Will Be “Worth the Wait”

We know that Nintendo is launching their Online service later this year, but we don’t have a ton of details. We know that there’ll be some games and better online functionality, but that’s about it. Fortunately for us, we’ll be getting a full Nintendo Switch Online announcement in the near future.

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Version 1.3.0 Launching Next Week

We’ve been fortunate with the amount of support for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in the last few months. A lot of bugs have been fixed, new features have come, and annoyances have been fixed. Now, we’re finally getting New Game+ and more with Xenoblade Chronicles 2 version 1.3.0.

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Bridge Constructor Portal Coming to Switch February 28

Bridge Constructor Portal, the game about building bridges in Aperture Labs is coming to Nintendo Switch soon! The game will launch on Switch on February 28.

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That’s It, The Debate About Toad’s Head is Over

This morning, Nintendo released a video interview with Mr. Koizumi, the Super Mario Odyssey Producer. Lots of questions were discussed, including development and more on the game. The most interesting bit about the interview, however, is about Toad’s head.