Stardew Valley & Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ No longer coming to Wii U, Devs Now Aiming For Switch Release


In an unsurprising turn of events, Developers ConcernedApe and Nicalis have pulled out for developing Stardew Valley and the upcoming DLC for The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth. 

This is what ConcernedApe had to say on the matter:

“Stardew Valley will not be coming to the Wii U, however. Looking at Wii U and the current gaming landscape, we made the difficult choice to shift our development efforts to creating a version for Nintendo Switch. I am really looking forward to the Switch, and I believe that the Switch’s unique capabilities could create some exciting opportunities for Stardew Valley. I do want to emphasize that I am absolutely committed to seeing Stardew Valley on Nintendo platforms, and I really do appreciate your support and understanding in this.”

It is understandable, With Nintendo confiming that they are pulling the plug on further Wii U software development and discontinuing Hardware distribution, indie developers has little choice but to follow suit.

However, as regards to the DLC, Binding Of Isaac: Afterbirth+ not coming to Wii U, it does seem a little odd but then again it’s not the first time a 3rd party game didn’t receive DLC on the Wii U, Ubisoft did the same with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black flag. It will be interesting to see if Nicalis release the game along with the DLC or whether it will have to be downloaded separately, only time will tell.

Source: Stardew Valley official website/ Binding Of Isaac official website

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Nintendo Opens Up About Partnership With Universal. Nintendo Theme Parks To Open In Orlando, Hollywood & Japan


Nintendo has finally opened up about its Partnership with Universal to bring Nintendo themed attractions to various Universal Theme Parks. Both parties announced their plans last May for the theme park attractions.

It was originally planned to have the Nintendo theme park to Universal Studios Japan but now both Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will also be participating. Each participating park will be sharing information about their specific areas soon.

Nintendo have also released a video talking about their collaboration with none other than Shigeru Miyamoto, the brilliant mind behind Super Mario, The Legend Of Zelda and much much more. You can check it out below. Continue reading Nintendo Opens Up About Partnership With Universal. Nintendo Theme Parks To Open In Orlando, Hollywood & Japan

Don’t Catch ’em All, Catch 100 Million Instead! A Pokémon Sun & Moon Global Mission


Pokémon Sun & Moon is released the world over and selling like hotcakes and now the first Global Mission is GO!

Continue reading Don’t Catch ’em All, Catch 100 Million Instead! A Pokémon Sun & Moon Global Mission

Exclusive Look at Breath of the Wild is Guaranteed at this Year’s Game Awards 2016


Before Sun & Moon was released, a question was asked. Would Nintendo give us some new Zelda news not long after the new Pokémon games were released? And the answer is yes! Continue reading Exclusive Look at Breath of the Wild is Guaranteed at this Year’s Game Awards 2016

Donkey Kong Amiibo Battle Review


Kuribo examines the Donkey Kong Amiibo to determine which one truly is the King of Swing in his latest Battle Review!

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It is hard to believe that more new Amiibo are coming out later this week because I haven’t even had a chance to finish reviewing the Super Mario ones!  After a long Amiibo drought, it would be crazy to complain though.  We’re taking a look at the King of Swing, Donkey Kong today.  While he is not quite as different as the two Diddy Kong Amiibo are, each Donkey Kong Amiibo offers something unique.  So let’s jump in and see which DK Amiibo is the best!

smash brothers and super mario donkey kong amiibo boxPose – One of the biggest differences with these two Amiibo is the pose.  Both represent the character well but they are still different from each other too.  The Smash Brothers Donkey Kong shows DK mid-jump in a dynamic pose.  With his arms out, he looks like he is itching for a fight.  While this doesn’t represent the character at an iconic moment (especially…

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The Miketendo Strip: Issue #9: Naming the Nintendo Switch


I am avlongman9, another fortnight has passed and it is time for another instalment of The Miketendo Strip! Coming under my line of fire this time is the Nintendo Switch and the truth behind how it got its name! Continue reading The Miketendo Strip: Issue #9: Naming the Nintendo Switch

Hands On with “Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics”


Prima Games have just released a book in celebration of the NES Classic edition titled “Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics”. Mike gets hands on with this book and shows you what lies on its pages. From original articles from the Nintendo Power Magazine to full guides on 17 of the 30 available games on the NES Classic Edition. But why write about it when we can show you in our feature video below!

Want to get your hands on the book? You can order it from Amazon via the link below.
Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics

NES Classic Mini: First Impressions


Where do I start writing my first impressions about the NES Mini? In fact I don’t think I can do it justice with words and letters alone so instead I have done a video which I think is more suitable for what it is I am giving my first impressions on. You can check out my first impressions video on the NES Mini below.

NES Classic Gameplays


Hi Guys & Girls, Mike Scorpio Here! Sorry I have not been around very much, I have been working on a new series of videos called NES Classic Gameplays for our YouTube Channel. In a nutshell, I demo each of the 30 games on the NES Classic Mini from Balloon Fight up to Zelda II in bitsize 10 minutes or so videos so all you lovely viewers can see what each game has to offer in terms of gameplay and story!

Each Video is uploaded everyday at 1:00pm GMT and has started on November 25th. With 30 games on the NES Classic, that means there will be 30 videos in total leading us straight into Christmas time. All videos are in alphabetical order which will hopefully give you an idea of when you can expect a particular game you are interesed in. Hoping for Super Mario? That might be a couple of weeks yet, Looking for some Double Dragon action? You can expect that sometime this week.

I hope you all enjoy these videos and you can check them out as they are uploaded via our YouTube Playlist or even right here! Be sure to subscribe to our channel to help support us further and slide the alerts toggle to ON so you never miss a video!

Zelda You: Our Stories Issue #13 (27th of November 2016)


Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Zelda You: Our Stories, our now bi-weekly regular feature series that is all about two things, our love for Zelda and our love for talking about Zelda. We already kicked the series off with staff stories, but now that the Miketendo64 staff have had their say, we’re sharing the stories that You have sent in to us, so what are we waiting for? It’s time to begin!

Continue reading Zelda You: Our Stories Issue #13 (27th of November 2016)

(Rumour) Big Update Coming For Pokémon GO! Trainer Battles, Trading and Gen 2 Pokémon


Apparently, Niantic Labs is reported to be planning a huge Pokémon Go update sometime in December that will finally give players what they’ve been asking for since the release of the App, Trainer Battles and Trading .

It is also rumoured that the update will also include more than 100 new Pokémon, both normal and legendary, and will also be able to raise your Pokémon Tamagotchi style, after the eggs hatch. This information was found via an analysis of Pokémon Go’s code by people associated with web scanner PokeVS. If this turns out to be true than Pokémon Go  could be making an impressive comeback during the holiday season (Wrap up warm kids!). Mew & Mewtwo are among the Legendary Pokémon that are due to make an appearance in the game.

What do you think about this rumor becoming true? Do you think its great for the long awaited trading and trainer battles to finally come to the gae or do you think it is too little, too late? Let us know in the comments below!

 

Ratalaika Games Presents: New Plantera for 3DS Footage & Price Tag


We’ve had photos teased, but now that the porting of Plantera to Nintendo platforms is almost over, Ratalaika Games have uploaded 3DS footage of the game in action and we’ve got it right here: Continue reading Ratalaika Games Presents: New Plantera for 3DS Footage & Price Tag

Wario Amiibo Battle Review


Kuribo examines Wario’s two Amiibo, including the new Super Mario one, to determine which one is the best figure.

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As much fun as Diddy Kong was to review, I’m equally excited to bring you a review of the new Wario Amiibo facing off against the older Smash Brothers one.  Nintendo has perhaps played it a bit safe when it comes to Amiibo variations and alternate costumes for their figures and Wario is a nice exception to that.  You get two very different looks for one great character.  I’ve been a big Wario fan for many years which makes me extremely excited for this review.  After all, who doesn’t feel a bit lazy and yet want to be rich like Wario always does?  Let’s find out which one of these figures is worth your hard earned gold coins if you can only buy one!

wario smash brothers super mario amiiboPackaging – One area where it is hard to separate these two Amiibo is the box art.  Smash Bros. Wario has a really nice color that…

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Sun & Moon Fever Comes to the Nintendo Badge Arcade (Europe & North America)


Pokémon Sun & Moon fever has gripped the world and even the Nintendo Badge Arcade can’t escape it! In fact the fever is so bad that the Arcade Bunny has taken it upon himself to learn his own Z-Move and now he can do three! Continue reading Sun & Moon Fever Comes to the Nintendo Badge Arcade (Europe & North America)