RUMOR - New ARMS content coming later today, tomorrow

I know Andre super well and trust his info 100%. I'm just marking rumor because we don't have official confirmation from Nintendo!

RUMOR - Multiple sources say Xenoblade Chronicles 2 still on for 2017

We have had quite a number of sources reach out to us about Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Following up on our GameStop information, these sources say they can confirm that the game is still slated for a 2017 release. Since we shared the GameStop inside info and said it was subject to change, I thought it the right thing to do to update you guys on this new round of info. To be clear, the info on Xenoblade Chronicles 2 still being on for 2017 comes from multiple people, none of them the same as my GameStop source.

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UPDATE - New info points to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 still launching in 2017.

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RUMOR - Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle potential amiibo leaked

The last bit of inside information on Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle told us that there could potentially be a line of amiibo in the works, or at the very least, some sort of figurines. Now an image of those figures has surfaced. The image has confidential watermarking on it, so we won't be sharing here. If you want to see the image, you can click the source link. Thanks to Rigoberto and FangztheWolffor the heads up!

RUMOR - Images for Super Smash Bros. Switch surface (UPDATE)

UPDATE - We have it on very good authority that the screens are indeed fake. We cannot reveal sources, but the info does come from someone we consider to be extremely trustworthy.

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A long time back, we had heard rumors of Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS getting a port to Switch with some new content. Today, a round of supposedly leaked screens has surfaced from that project. As we inch closer to E3 2017, could these images be the real deal, or are they nothing more than the work of someone trying to stir up the Nintendo community? Thanks to FangztheWolf for the heads up!

RUMOR - Retailer listing points to Pokken Tournament port for Switch

Looks like Pokken Tournament has a shot at releasing on Switch. Japanese retailer Sinobi had posted a listing for an arcade stick for Switch, with the listing stating that the stick could be used for games like Pokken Tournament. The listing has now disappeared completely. Was it a listing in error, or was it a leak?

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - Another huge round of rumored info

The following info comes from unnamed sources at Ubisoft...

- development started three years ago
- Ubisoft was the one that came up with the idea, and went through the standard pitching process to Nintendo execs
- seems like the title may have been in the works for Wii U at first
- being made by both Ubisoft’s Paris and Milan divisions, with the core creative direction being handled by Milan
- Nintendo is overseeing development and approving ideas, but have been very accepting and quick to approve ideas
- game features surreal, self referential gags
- at one point, there was a hulky Donkey Kong themed rabbid serving as one of the first boss encounters
- this rabbid has access to a pile of bananas that it can use to replenish its health
- to beat him, you have to cut off his food supply to prevent him from recovering
- the DK rabbid will dab periodically if it lands an attack correctly
- when the boss faints, the rabbid cosplaying as Princess Peach in your party takes a selfie with him
- the 8 playable characters each have an individual skill tree of sorts for developing special abilities
- each start with a base skill that they can later improve, in addition to learning new ones
- Mario has a passive ability which enables him to automatically fire at an enemy if they enter his field of vision
- some of these powers are common across multiple characters
- there are unique ones like Peach’s powerful ability to inflate enemies using a foot pump until they explode
- online suite was being tested several months back, although this mode was inaccessible in the test builds
- additional mode named ‘Arena’ was spotted in the test UI
- prototypes feature a mode dubbed ‘amiibo machine’, but the details behind it remain a mystery
- Ubisoft is producing prototype figurines of some of the game’s characters, which may turn out to be amiibo
- this game was originally intended to be unveiled during Nintendo’s January Switch event
- the reveal got pushed back in order to let the game get some more polish
- it will be revealed at E3 2017, and could see release in August or September

RUMOR - Artwork from the Mario x Rabbids game (UPDATE)

The Mario X Rabbids rumor continues on, this time with a bit of artwork that is supposedly from the game. There's been lots of talk of the game being the real deal, but today is the first time we're seeing a supposed piece of art for it. What do you think, real or fake? Thanks to FangztheWolf, NicoDarunia and Nextlevelgod for the heads up!

UPDATE - Supposed full image and more details leaked from NWR.

- RPG that mixes exploration and turn-based combat
- exploration is estimated at 35% of the game with combat making up 65%
- each of the four worlds are "twisted" Mario worlds filled with references
- combat is weapon-based as Mario and company can use guns for the first time
- 8 different characters can be used: Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, and Rabbids dressed up as each of them
- combat is more tactical, more akin to a strategy RPG
- can be played in co-op for two players
- Ubisoft appears to be publishing this game
- about 20 hours long
- runs on Ubisoft's Snowdrop engine
- devs are Ubisoft Paris and Milan
- due out in August or September

RUMOR - Could Beenox be working on Call of Duty: WWII for Switch?

Beenox, a company behind multiple titles on Nintendo platforms, is currently posting about Call of Duty on their Twitter account. The thing is, the company doesn't seem to be tied to Call of Duty: WWII, the upcoming Call of Duty game for Xbox One/PS4/PC. Beenox's most recent work includes Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered and the last-gen ports of Call of Duty: Black Ops III. If Beenox is involved in the latest Call of Duty title, it would certainly seem like a Switch outing makes the most sense.