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Nintendo Denies Ending Wii U Production Rumour

Just yesterday, Japanese newspaper Nikkei published a rumor that states the Wii U will be ceasing production by the end of the year to make way for the Nintendo’s upcoming console the NX. Nintendo is denying the report to be true. Nikkei reports Wii U production will stop due to “lack of popularity” compared to the Wii and that the console… View Article
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New Kirby Amiibo Series Confirmed For June Release!

As announced in the last Nintendo Direct, the loveable pink ball with an eating disorder will be getting his own series of amiibo. Kirby, Meta Knight & King Dedede will be making an amiibo return (as they already have their own amiibo in the Smash Bros series) and will also be joined by Waddle Dee. This amiibo… View Article
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Jirachi is On His Way!

As we move into the final week of the Mythical Celebi distribution, time is ticking down, as we are now less than two weeks away before we can get our hands on Jirachi. With moves such as: Confusion, Recover, Heal Bell and Safeguard, Lv.100 Celebi has been up for grabs all month but that will… View Article
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British Artist Creates World’s Largest Pokemon Trading Card Mosaic!

British Artist Quentin Devine was commissioned by The Pokemon Company to create a mosaic out of Pokemon Trading Cards. Devine  used 12,987 individual trading cards to create the mosaic which stands at over 71.54 square metres (0ver 10 metres tall and 7 metres wide) and features Pikachu doing the icon pose that was originally designed by… View Article
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Mewtwo Makes Two!

Just the other week I was talking about how I made my first step into the world of amiibo thanks to the arrival of my treasured link, but now my amiibo collection has doubled! Shadow Mewtwo may just be a card, but that card is all amiibo and is already being put to work giving… View Article
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The Big Adventure is Here!

The time has come to add mystery costume #130 to your collection and complete another row as Yu Ayakaki’s event course is out and ready to be played! This voice actress from Daigasso! Band Bros. P is dying for her big break so now she’s eager to show the world what she can do and… View Article
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Nintendo’s Gaming News Weekly Round-up! G0, NX and Farewell to Medalle & Tago

  From Mario to Link, to Inklings to Pokémon, as always, we’re here to keep you updated on all of the latest news. Below you can catch all of our choice picks of noteworthy news this week. These are the Miketendo64 News Highlights of the week!   Super Mario Maker (VERSION 1.41): After the release… View Article
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Twilight Princess HD Comes To Nintendo Badge Arcade!

For those of you that are engrossed in all things Nintendo Badge Arade and are a big fan of The Legend Of Zelda, the Badge Arcade Bunny as some Twilight Princess HD themed crane games for you to spend your well earned cash on. I will admit that I have dived straight in and got myself a few… View Article
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Gender Equality For All Shrooms! Toadette Comes To Super Mario Maker

Well the Super Mario Maker Mushroom Kingdom was starting to look a little bit like an all-male Toad party, but now the sausage fest has become a little less so thanks to the release of the newest costume to come to the game, Toadette. Toadette, of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker fame, made her debut appearance… View Article
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DLC Details revealed for Hyrule Warriors & Hyrule Warriors Legends!

As announced in the last Nintendo Direct (March 3rd) There will be Downloadable content coming to Hyrule Warriors Legends on the 3DS. It has now been announced by Nintendo UK and also on the Hyrule Warriors Website that the Wii U will also be getting the DLC too! There will be a new season pass… View Article
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Twilight Princess HD Sells Over Half A Million Copies First Week

The numbers are in of total units sold of Twilight Princess HD in its first week, courtesy of VGChartz.com. It seems that it has done reasonably well considering it is a HD remake of the original Gamecube/Wii game. As for the numbers themselves? 670,785 globally which, is not to be sniffed at given the Wii… View Article
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Over 200 Million Copies Sold Of Pokemon!

The Pokemon Company have released new information to the latest total sales of Nintendo’s second biggest franchise, Pokemon. The main series (not counting spin-offs like Pokemon Snap, Poke Park or Pokken Tournament) have sold over 200 million copies worldwide since its debut with Pokemon Red and Blue/Green version back in 1996. With Spin-off games included the total sales would be… View Article
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Pokken Tournament Is Ours!

Today is a great day for us at Miketendo64 as we have picked up our copies of Pokken Tournament. The hype around this game got the better of us and we just had to get it. For those of you that may have been living under a rock and may not have any idea what… View Article
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My Nintendo Is Live (In Japan)

It’s taken almost forever but now both Miitomo and My Nintendo are live! Albeit they are only live in Japan at this current moment in time, the fact remains they are now both officially out and it is now just a manner of days before the rest of the globe gets to experience these new… View Article
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Success! I Have Completed Twilight Princess HD 100%

Not of any particular news interest but I just wanted to share my accomplishments with you all. I have successfully completed The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD 100%. That means all heart pieces, bugs, wallets, Poes, items, Stamps, Fish & Fishing lures  and dual victory over both  Cave Of Ordeals and Cave Of Shadows…. View Article
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Double Tragedy For Pokemon & Professor Layton

It is a mournful week for Nintendo Fans as two respected members of The Pokemon Company International and Level 5 have passed away. Creative Design Director Eric Medalle from The Pokemon Company International died on Sunday during a windstorm and Akira Tago, Puzzle Designer for the Professor Layton Series died aged 90 falling ill to interstitial pneumonia on March 6th. Akira Tago… View Article
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Twilight Princess HD Stamp Collection Guide

I have finally finished Twilight Princess HD on Hero Mode and collected all 50 Stamps in the game. To celebrate, I want to share with all of our fine readers our Stamp Collection Guide so that you too, can get all of those lovely yet elusive stamps. We have refrained from using terms like “East” and… View Article
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Nintendo’s Gaming News Weekly Round-Up! Mario Maker & Splatoon gets Updates, New Pokemon Game in Japan, Miitomo Gets Japan Launch

Well Jack the poor soul is still ill with Man Flu so I am covering the Weekly Round-Up this week.It has not been the biggest of news givers like other weeks but it has brought with it some interesting articles what with updates to Super Mario Maker and Splatoon. Miitomo is to launch in Japan… View Article
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New Pokemon Game Coming To Mobile!

That is right! Pokemon GO is not the only game coming to Smartphones. There is another that is being released in Japan this Spring. It looks to be a stragedy board game that uses virtual fighters, each with their own attributes and you have to build up a deck of them to defeat your opponent…. View Article
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