Shovel Knight 64

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman Shovel Knight, the first in Yacht Club Games line-up and the 2014 game that keeps on giving, such as Shovel Knight 1.5 (aka Plague of Shadows), might be on its way to becoming a series! When the game first came out, during an interview, Sean Velasco, was asked; “What is next… View Article
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A touch of Sarasaland is coming to Super Mario Maker!

Written by: J.H. Longman     It’s taken a long time, but the Princess of Sarasaland, Princess Daisy herself, is coming to Super Mario Maker on the 15th of January, (16th for those of us in Europe). Her absence from the game has been sorely noted, but no more will Princess Peach have to miss… View Article
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#Pokemon20 is Going to be One Heck of a Party

  Written  by:  J.H.  Longman 2016 may be the 30th anniversary of the Legend of Zelda, but it is also the 2oth anniversary of Pokémon, a gaming series known the worldwide and the only way you haven’t heard of it, is if the rock you were living under was in a galaxy far far away!… View Article
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Cooooo! I’ve Arrived! Yamamura is Here

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman Little later than usual but the latest course event is out and Yamamura can not wait to show us the course he created to celebrate his arrival and school us in the ways of course making! He’ll have you face to face with giant Piranha Plants that just love coming out… View Article
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Swooping in to Super Mario Maker!

Written by: J.H. Longman Announced by Nintendo of Europe themselves, the next costume will in fact be Yamamura, the ever helpful cooing Pigeon who provides course building tips. From 13/1, soar to new heights with the Yamamura costume by beating the latest #SuperMarioMaker Event Course! Coo! pic.twitter.com/N0yiZ7NhrC — Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) January 12, 2016… View Article
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Zelda Reigns Supreme

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman 2015 may not have been the year of Zelda U but it certainly was the year of Zelda when both of its 2015 titles walked away from the IGN Best of 2015 Awards with three wins between them. Dominating the field with a double win was Tri Force Heroes, you know,… View Article
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Captain Toad’s 2D Adventures

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman Ever since his arrival to Super Mario Maker, becoming a new playable costume, Captain Toad’s adventures have been endless and what’s more, they’ve been GREAT! Sure they’re all 2D adventures presented to us in the Super Mario Bros. style, but if anything, that fact adds value. Who would have thought that… View Article
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Nintendo’s Gaming News Weekly Round-up! Shovel Knight & Soaring the Skies Mario Style

  Written  by:  J.H.  Longman At first glance, this week appeared to be rather quiet when it came to new News, but not every week can be jam-packed with exceptional reveals. Sometimes it’s reveals a lot smaller in nature, but all that aside, our final highlight is one of great importance! And this is the… View Article
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Flown in from Southwest

Written by: J.H. Longman The long wait is over. The Sky Pop airplane has landed onto the Super Mario Maker runway, thanks to the new event course, Southwest Air Adventure. The course and first one of its kind to release this year, comes to us courtesy of Southwest Airlines after Nintendo asked if they wanted… View Article
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A Hero Emerges! Shovel Knight comes to Super Mario Maker?

  Written  by:  J.H.  Longman With Mario Costume #112 still denied to us, perhaps we should turn our attentions to Mario Costumes #119 and with the Shovel Knight amiibo releasing in the States on the 8th of January, could the brave practitioner of Shovelry be the next costume to turn up in Super Mario Maker?… View Article
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Nintendo’s Gaming News Weekly Round-up! – Pokemon & the Zelda Leak

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman Happy New Year to one and all and although this week’s news hasn’t really been anything ground-breaking, there’s been plenty of articles to get us yapping. As always, our weekly news round-up consists mostly of the news we, the Miketendo64 team feel is worth repeating!   Super Smash Bros. Wii U… View Article
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Time to Rewind with the Remix!

Written by: J.H. Longman With New Year almost upon us, Super Mario Maker fans get to kick it old school as the two new NES REMIX courses are out and their prized costumes are just screaming to be collected. Excitebike snatches up the #117 spot, leaving Birdo to grab #118 and each course is just… View Article
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Bayonetta gets Better at Christmas

  Written  by:  J.H.  Longman I was recently over at Nerdist.com reading an article regarding Bayonetta 2 and how it is the videogame equivalent of watching Die Hard at Christmas and at first I was like; “Yeah I can see that,” and because I’ve been itching to play it again for some time, I did… View Article
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More Zelda Badges For All!

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman Oh what a joyous day it is, the Nintendo Badge Arcade finally got some more Zelda badges in and this time, even Europe is on the receiving end and for us on this side of the pond, we’ve finally got Majora’s Mask!  Even better, the two free plays went a long… View Article
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The Birdo & ExciteBike trailers are out!

Now just a few days away from bring able to unlock both Birdo and ExciteBike Mario Costumes upon completion of two separate NES REMIX courses, Nintendo can’t wait to show the pair off in their all new character trailers:   Birdo:     ExciteBike:   And why give you two costume trailers when we can give you three?… View Article
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Link: The Legendary Time Lord

  Written  by:  J.H.  Longman We’ve all seen it, the beautifully done, crossover picture of Link, face to face with the Tardis. A picture of two of the most iconic series’ of both this and the previous century and if you think about it, maybe a Tardis appearing in Hyrule isn’t too far-fetched because just… View Article
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Why the NX needs Smash, Zelda and Splatoon!

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman With 2015 almost over, 2016 is almost here, the Nintendo year where two home console Zelda titles will be released, along with Pokkén Tournament, Star Fox and if the rumours are true, the release of the NX and if that is the case, then it would be a really big mistake…. View Article
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What’s next for Super Mario Maker?

Written  by:  J.H.  Longman When the new update came out, version 1.30 it brought with it plenty of new features, including world records and the web portal, but with everything we have seen so far, just what is next for Super Mario Maker? I’m not talking about a Super Mario Maker 2 for the NX,… View Article
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Should there be a Legend of Zelda Movie?

Written by: J.H. Longman Recently I was over at Hyrule Herald, reading an article about Movie adaptations and how that they will never be perfect and honestly a lot of great points were made and it made me start thinking about a Zelda movie and seeing as how we never wrote anything on this matter,… View Article
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Nintendo’s Gaming News Weekly Round-up! Heroes and a Mother-load of Mario

Written by: J.H. Longman Turns out this is becoming a regular thing, so it’s time to reorganize this a little, we can’t just throw random news snippets at you without some sort of order, so from now on, you can expect to see “Big Game News” nearer to the end of the piece, game updates… View Article
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