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[Feature] Pac-Man & Super Mario Bros- What made these games series so successful?

Gaming has long been a popular pastime for many people. Even though technology has advanced in recent years, the concept of gaming has been around for a long time. In fact, some of the more popular game series have a long history of popularity, Pac-Man & Super Mario Bros. for example.   Pac-Man This video… View Article
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Nintendo Switch first-party million-seller list of games

The Nintendo Earnings Briefing started today in Japan, and we’ve already gotten big pieces of news like Nintendo Switch selling over 17 million units and Kimishima stepping down as Nintendo President, but the briefing has also brought details on which first-party Nintendo Switch games have already sold more than a million units. Here is the… View Article
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Nintendo Earnings Report: What stood out

Last month, the Nintendo Switch celebrated its first year anniversary as the fastest-selling console ever in the U.S. with over 4.8 million units sold, surpassing the previous title-holder, the Wii. Everyone pretty much saw this coming as the system continued to fly off shelves while enjoying, arguably, the greatest first-year software support in history. Now, as… View Article
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Kimishima to step down as Nintendo President

Yuji Nakamura has reported via Twitter that Tatsumi Kimishima, 68, will be stepping down as Nintendo President. New Nintendo President is Shuntaro Furukawa, 46 years old (very young), current board member for both Nintendo Co. and Pokemon Co. Current President Kimishima (68 years old) is stepping down — Yuji Nakamura (@ynakamura56) April 26, 2018 Formerly… View Article
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and Pokémon GO nominated for Google Play Awards 2018

The Google Play Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and two Nintendo-related properties have made the cut. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and Pokémon GO have been revealed as finalists for the award and the winners will be These are their respective groups:  Pokémon GO – Best Community Building Game Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp – Best… View Article
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Durex joins the Nintendo Labo fun with their own hands-on creations

Not what we expected If you still haven’t heard about the Nintendo Labo, it is Nintendo’s first real foray into the “casual” market on the Nintendo Switch. It uses cardboards as a way to engineer different devices such as a piano, fishing rod, toy car, and a robot among others. The reaction from numerous fans… View Article
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[Feature] Switch Kickstarter: FAELAND

Looking for some sweet Kickstarter campaigns for titles that are making their way to Nintendo Switch? Well, look no further than my semi-weekly Miketendo64 Kickstarter feature! This weeks spotlight is on the title Faeland. So what exactly is Faeland? Faeland is a Metroidvania Action Adventure RPG video-game that uses pixel art as an art style!… View Article
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[Feature] The Miketendo Strip: Issue #45: Splat Day

Guess what peeps? We’re back with another edition of The Miketendo Strip and this time around, we’re all about a Splatoon/Payday crossover:
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Wolfenstein II to launch on Nintendo Switch this June 29th

There were rumors swirling around that the release date for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus had been leaked by Gamefly, and Bethesda Software has followed suit with a confirmation through their Wolfenstein Twitter account that June 29th is indeed the date when the game finally marches towards to the Nintendo Switch. It's time to start… View Article
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Seaman creator revealed he worked on a canceled Mario Motors game for the DS

Mechanic Mario During Reboot Develop 2018, Yoot Saito, creator of such games like Seaman, SimTower, and Odama, talked about game design philosophy and revealed that during the DS era he was working on a Mario Motors game. He explained how in a conversation with Satoru Iwata and Shigeru Miyamoto, Saito expressed his interest in sculpting,… View Article
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Nintendo offering prizes for your unique Labo creations

The Nintendo Labo has been out for only three days, but Nintendo is already looking for the brightest and best creations out there. On an official Tweet from the Nintendo of America Twitter account, Nintendo is offering prizes for your best ideas: Submit your unique #NintendoLabo creations for a chance to win prizes! Learn more… View Article
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[Feature] Switch Kickstarter: Monster Crown

Looking for some sweet Kickstarter campaigns for titles that are making their way to Nintendo Switch? Well, look no further than my semi-weekly Miketendo64 Kickstarter feature! As part of this new series of posts, I’ll be discussing and bringing awareness to a different Kickstarter game that is planned for Nintendo Switch each week. This week’s… View Article
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[Feature] Ammo Knights Newsletter #23: Get a Bucket Load of the Custom Range Blaster this Weekend!

Welcome back to yet another Miketendo64’s Ammo Knights Newsletter, our weekly helping of dedicated coverage of upcoming weaponry and specials for Splatoon 2, and whatever Splatoon 2 news that happens to fall into our hands. In typical fashion, once again, in time for the weekend, yet another weapon has been revealed for Splatoon 2. This… View Article
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Platinum Games urges Nintendo to put Wonderful 101 on Switch

Wonderize! During Reboot Develop 2018 in Croatia, PlatinumGames’ Atsushi Inaba and Hideki Kamiya asked the audience with the help of a translator who took some creative liberties when translating Kamiya’s question about who had played the game before, and into: “We’re going to knock the audience participation up a bit. They’re still trying to negotiate… View Article
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Nintendo Labo promo has Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy!’ playing with cardboard

It’s Science! Nintendo continues their brilliant streak of Switch marketing with Nintendo Labo and the guest appearance of Bill Nye, who almost everyone knows as “The Science Guy”. A regular staple of our childhood, and one who continues to be regarded as a pioneer in the promotion of Science and Education and making it look cool,… View Article
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Night Trap: 25th Anniversary Edition coming to Switch this Summer!

Old B Movie-style classic game Night Trap, regarded as one of the most controversial games of all-time, will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch soon. On a Tweet released by Limited Run Games it was confirmed not only that the game will be coming out this Summer, but that it also will be receiving both… View Article
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Runbow has been delayed “a few weeks” on Switch and PS4

Optimization incoming Originally scheduled to release on both the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 his April 24th, Runbow has been delayed “a few weeks.” Although no specific date has been mentioned, publisher Headup Games stated that the delay has been done “in order to further optimize the game’s performance.” Along with the delay of the game’s… View Article
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Nintendo and Modern Technology

[Feature] Why Isn’t Nintendo Interested in Modern Technology?

The gaming market is set to eclipse over $90.07 billion by 2020 – an increase of nearly $12 billion in just three years. With just several brand houses expecting to sweep up the majority of the market share, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are at the top of the game when it comes to gaming. Each… View Article
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Sega Ages announced for the Nintendo Switch

After teasing big announcements during the Fes Event beginning on April 14th, Sega announced the release of a compilation called ‘Sega Ages’ for the Nintendo Switch.  It is a collection of more than 15 Sega classics that will be released on the Nintendo Switch via the eShop. Some of the titles that will be included… View Article
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[Feature] Ammo Knights Newsletter #22: Get a Bucket Load of the Tri-Slosher Nouveau this Weekend!

Welcome back to yet another Miketendo64’s Ammo Knights Newsletter, our weekly helping of dedicated coverage of upcoming weaponry and specials for Splatoon 2, and whatever Splatoon 2 news that happens to fall into our hands. In typical fashion, once again, in time for the weekend, yet another weapon has been revealed for Splatoon 2. It… View Article
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