[Feature] Is it Time for a SteamWorld Racing game? Hell Yes!

There ain’t no party like a Steambot party! When it comes to the SteamWorld series, developer Image & Form Games have said time and time again that they are always open to working on sequels to their existing games, but they also relish seeing what else they can do with the SteamWorld series. It’s because… View Article
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[Video] Gotta Go Fast! Debut Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Trailer has arrived

Whatever your feelings are with regards to the movie designs of Sonic The Hedgehog and and Jim Carrey’s Robotnik, today a trailer for the upcoming film has been shared and if you have yet to see it, you can find it here: At the time of sharing this video, on YouTube, the trailer has 91k dislikes versus 75k likes and 2.4 million views.   Source: Paramount Pictures… View Article
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[Feature] Why Link’s Awakening is a Great Follow-up Game to Breath of the Wild

While some are addicted to Fire Emblem, Pokémon, Animal Crossing or Smash, my obsession is The Legend of Zelda. Link is one of my all-time favourite protagonists, despite the changes he endures and this decade, is by far my favourite one as far as Zelda gaming goes. Did you know that in this decade alone… View Article
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[Feature] The Story Begins with SteamWorld Tower Defense

Once more another theme week is underway at Miketendo64 and this week, we’re celebrating #SteamWorldWeek and what better way is there to kick things off, than to go back to where it all began! While SteamWorld Dig was one of the first game’s most SteamWorld fans were introduced to, by no means was it the… View Article
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[Review] Venture Kid (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Snikkabo Publisher: FDG Entertainment Platform: Nintendo Switch Version Reviewed: eShop download Category: Action, Adventure, Arcade, Platformer No. of Players: 1 player Release Date: May 02, 2019 (EU & NA) Price: $10.00 USD HISTORY: From Norway based developer Snikkabo, Venture Kid is a Mega Man inspired action platformer that has previously debuted on the likes… View Article
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[Feature] Celebrating 4 Years of Xenoblade Chronicles X with #XenobladeX_fes19

With it now being April 29 in Japan, today marks the fourth anniversary since Monolith Soft brought Xenoblade Chronicles X to the Nintendo Wii U. As far as games go, it was one of the few that pushed the Wii U to its limits and showed off what the console could do. Even then, sacrifices… View Article
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Retro Studios are Looking to Expand the Development Team for Metroid Prime 4

Back in January 2019, Nintendo gave us the news a lot of us were expecting, news that Metroid Prime 4 was enduring development issues and will be delayed. In reality, the game wasn’t so much delayed, but it’s entire development cycle would begin anew, only this time, Retro Studios will be involved. A little over three months… View Article
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Nintendo Comments on Success of Tetris 99 and Nintendo Switch Online

In addition to Switch success, sales and more, this week Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa  also brought up Tetris 99 and Nintendo Switch Online. Since the game released for free in February, Tetris 99 has been reported as having 2.8 million account holders playing the game and that Nintendo Switch Online has exceeded 9.8 million global accounts. Both statements can be seen here: Tetris 99… View Article
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Super Mario Maker 2 is “Filled with New Gameplay Mechanics” and “New Ways to Play that were not Previously in the Series”

Hot on the heels of a release date for Super Mario Maker 2, as part of Nintendo’s financial results briefing “for Fiscal Year Ended March 2019,” Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa briefly spoke about the game release. He didn’t completely go into detail, but the statement he did provide essentially read like assurances that the game is not a… View Article
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Pokémon: Let’s Go was developed with TV Mode in Mind whereas Sword & Shield are “being Developed to Emphasize the fun of playing Nintendo Switch in Handheld Mode”

For the lifelong Pokémon fans who are anticipating the release of Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield in the hopes that they will be the home console HD Pokémon games they have waited a long time for, it’s simply not the case. During Nintendo’s financial results briefing “for Fiscal Year Ended March 2019,” current Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa went on to say… View Article
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[Preview] First Impressions of More Captivating Mario Madness (Super Mario Odyssey VR)

*The following article is based on 30 minutes of gameplay, by a writer with extensive experience playing with Samsung Gear VR. As part of a new update, unlike Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey actually gets some new content, which can be played without VR Goggles. In order to reach said content however, from… View Article
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[Preview] First Impressions of a More Immersive Hyrule (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild VR)

*The following article is based on 30 minutes of gameplay, by a writer with extensive experience playing with Samsung Gear VR.   The time has come to experience The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in a whole new way and I for one could not resist dipping my toe in its VR waters…. View Article
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[Patch Notes] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 3.0.1 for Nintendo Switch (Joker Issues Corrected)

Time to update Super Smash Bros. Ultimate again. Even though it has only been a week since the game received the big 3.0.0 update, an issue with Joker has surfaced that would prevent the game from loading if Joker used his final smash to win a fight in Classic mode. The 3.0.1 patch resolves this… View Article
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[Feature] Breaking Down the Performance of Nintendo’s Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Titles (January 1 – March 31, 2019)

Once again, Nintendo have posted the latest results to their Best Sellers list and while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe continues to occupy the top spot and there’s a new addition to the list, the numbers aren’t as impressive as they could have been. Compared to the actual performance of each game in the last three… View Article
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[Patch Notes] Splatoon 2 Version 4.7.0 for Nintendo Switch (Multiplayer Changes)

With version 4.7.0 of Splatoon 2available now, Nintendo has provided the following patch notes: Splatoon 2 Version 4.7.0: [Released 04/23/19]   Changes to Multiplayer: Specifications for some of the main weapons have been changed. Weapon Change Splattershot Tentatek Splattershot Kensa Splattershot Hero Shot Replica Octo Shot Replica When equipped, the Main Power Up gear ability will now… View Article
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[Review] Moero Chronicle Hyper (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Compile Heart Publisher: Idea Factory Platform: Nintendo Switch Version Reviewed: eShop download Category: Role-Playing, Adventure No. of Players: 1 player Release Date: April 25, 2019 (EU & NA) Price: $29.99 HISTORY: Before there was Moero Chronicles Hyper, there was Moe Chronicle, (Genkai Tokki Moero Kuronikuru,) a Japanese RPG dungeon crawler that first released on… View Article
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[Review] SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Image & Form International AB Publisher: Thunderful Publishing Platform: Nintendo Switch (eShop) Category: Role-Playing & Adventure Release Date: April 25, 2019 (EU & NA)
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[Guide] How to Download Stages in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

With Stage Builder now available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, anyone and everyone can create a stage of their own and share it online for others to enjoy and in this guide, we’re going to cover how to upload some of your own stages, and download others. Uploading Stages: Before you can upload a stage,… View Article
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[Interview] From Zero to Hero: Creating a Sequel with Blaster Master Zero 2

When it comes Inti Creates, all bets are off. They can be the masers of surprise, reveal a game you didn’t even know what you wanted, but buy on Day 1 and above all, their pixel work, is a work of art. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon really took me by surprise and the attention… View Article
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Time to Unpack the BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! Demo (Out Now in Switch eShop)

Ahead of its April 26 release, a demo for BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! is available now on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Having played through the demo myself, here are a couple of videos and images pertaining to what the demo covers: Source: Nintendo Switch eShop
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