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M64 Retrospective: Seven Years Running – Our Fave Moments (Part 1)

How time flies! It doesn’t feel that long ago that I was writing about celebrating the 6-year anniversary of Miketendo64 and here we are again celebrating its seventh! No matter how far we have come and how we have grown as a website and as individuals, we are still humbled that our community continues to… View Article
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People

[Editorial] How People Keep Miketendo64 Going

Something that I get asked a lot is how do I maintain the momentum to keep Miketendo64 going? The simple answer is that I love video games and I love writing about video games. The long answer, however, is a bit more complex. Running a video game website sounds great on paper. Free games to… View Article
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Happy Holidays 2021 To You All, From Team Miketendo64

Hello all, It’s Mike here! With the festive season in full swing and the end of the year almost upon us, I just wanted to take the time to wish you all a very Happy Holidays! 2021 has been another roller coaster year for many of us with plenty of ups and downs, and the… View Article
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[Editorial] 2021: The Year of Gaming Conventions

From E3 to MCM Comic Con London.
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Gamescom Now

[Editorial] Our Thoughts On Gamescom Now 2021, Digital Events, And Our Hopes For Next Year

Now that Gamescom Now 2021 has come and gone, we thought we would look back at the event and share our thoughts on it. As digital events go, it was okay. Maybe not great or spectacular, but I’m sure most people got to see some announcements and updates on games they are looking forward to…. View Article
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Essay

[Feature] What is the proper way of writing an essay on video games?

Essays on video games, what’s so special about it? Who writes them, and, most importantly, why do instructors assign students to compose papers on games? These questions arise often. Although many people consider games harmful, video games have proved to be helpful in academia.  We have an article that shows the benefits of playing games… View Article
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[Editorial] Miketendo64: 5 Years on and Still None the Wiser

If you turned round to me in 2015 and told me my brother’s crazed dream of launching his very own Nintendo site, would still be a thing 5 years down the line, I honestly would not have believed you and even now, I still don’t believe it. You’d think, 5 years on, we might have… View Article
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[Editorial] Gamescom Untold – a Miketendo64 Story

If you’ve come here expecting the typical Miketendo64 content we’ve become known for in the last year than I’m sorry to disappoint you, but what you’re going to get to read instead, is something far better. Regardless of who you are or what you do for a living, at one point in our lives, there… View Article
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[Rumour] Nintendo getting ready to revive a “dead and buried” game

*UPDATE (02/18/2019): After running the original article based on Imran Khan’s comments of a “canceled game” being revived for the Nintendo Switch and connecting the dots towards the possibility of it being Scalebound, Nintendo Insider has come out stating that Scalebound is indeed being revived for the Nintendo Switch. At this point, they comment that… View Article
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A Complete Breakdown on the Performance of Nintendo’s Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games Between October 1 & December 30, 2018

With the Q3 Financial Briefing underway, Nintendo has released holiday numbers of the Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games to the general public, which helps us see how games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Pokémon Let’s GO Pikachu & Eevee performed during the Holiday season. These numbers are not just limited to sales of the last… View Article
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Nintendo E3 2018 Presentation- Why This Year Is So Important For Nintendo

It’s no lie that Nintendo have really hit the ball out of the park for their last few E3 presentations. The Legend of Zelda Breath Of The Wild won over the fans and skeptics back in 2016. Super Mario Odyssey proved Nintendo were back on form for 2017. The Nintendo Switch launched March 2017 and… View Article
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HylianHero98’s E3 2018 Predictions

We are under two weeks away from E3, what many of us believe as the most exciting time of the year! While us Nintendo fans are spoiled by multiple big Directs throughout the year, this is the time where the big stuff gets announced. While some of the games on list my sound extremely unrealistic… View Article
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[Editorial] Miketendo64 Version 4.0 Has Arrived

On May 5, 2018, Miketendo64 will celebrate its 3rd anniversary and having been a part of it for since the site began back in 2015, it has been an unforgettable ride. I have seen it start out as a simple blog, to eventually become a Nintendo media site that conducts plenty of interviews and more… View Article
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[Feature] Nintendo Switch: Then & Now (Year 1 in Review and our Hopes for Year 2)

You know, I heard it is a Sunday tomorrow. How that has anything to do with the fact that today is the first anniversary of the Nintendo Switch, is beyond me? But it needed to be said and since everyone else is doing a write-up or has already done one quite like this, it’s the… View Article
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[Editorial] Nintendo Switch: Putting the Port in Portable Gaming and why They’re So ImPORTant

As I sit here typing this, I do so knowing one simple fact, in less than 2 weeks, the Nintendo Switch will be celebrating its first anniversary!   It has almost been one year since the Nintendo Switch launched and already the newer Nintendo platform has way too many games to keep up with and… View Article
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[Editorial] Should Mario Kart Tour Support the Transference of the Unlockable Characters from Super Mario Run?

When it comes to Mario Kart Tour, you can count everything we know about it on one hand. 1) There’s a Mario Kart mobile game in development. 2) The mobile game is to release between now and end of March, 2019. 3) Mario Kart Tour is the product of Nintendo and DeNA. 4) DeNA CEO… View Article
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[Editorial] Should 2019 see the Release of a Fire Emblem Heroes Successor for Mobile Devices?

Fire Emblem Heroes is a hit, it’s reported to have grossed more than $240 US dollars in less than a year and it has raised the popularity of the Fire Emblem series on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch, but how long will it last? When it comes to the app, I’m actually a big supporter… View Article
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[Editorial] Gaming & Gambling: How The Two Closely Coincide

Online Gambling and casinos are on the rise these days. With their flashy homepages and appetizing offers to win big and starting you off with free credit. There is usually a catch, of course there is. Nobody wins every time otherwise the online casinos would be out of business. But they do have a certain… View Article
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[Editorial] Super Mario Odyssey’s Pauline Absolutely Deserves to be in Mario Tennis Aces!

While it is true you shouldn’t believe everything you see on Twitter, sometimes you can find an absolute gem and for me, this tweet is that gem:  If Pauline isn't in Mario Tennis Aces, there will be riots. Mario, Luigi, Wario, WaluigiPeach, Daisy, Pauline, RosalinaToad, Toadette, Yoshi, BirdoDK, Diddy, Bowser, Bowser JrBoo, Shy Guy, Koopa… View Article
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