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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

[Feature] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Two Years On

On this day two years ago, Animal Crossing: New Horizons launched worldwide on Nintendo Switch. Its release came just in time as the world fell into a pandemic due to COVID-19 and we were all confined to our homes. Surprisingly, the game was a huge success and it gave us an escape as well as… View Article
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass

[Video] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Wave 1 DLC Grand Prix Gameplay

The first wave of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass is now available to anyone else who has the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service or for those who have bought the pass separately. Before jumping into the Online Multiplayer, I first took on the Wave 1 DLC Grand Prix in… 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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Ignacio Molina

[Interview] Learning To Be A Video Game Developer With Ignacio Molina

If you are an avid gamer and aspire to become a video game developer, then we have a treat for you. We recently spoke with Ignacio Molina who is currently studying video game development. He is in his final year of getting their degree and is happy to share with us his experiences of choosing… View Article
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3 Million Views

Achievement Get! 3 Million Views – eShop Gift Card Giveaway Celebration

What in the world? Miketendo64.com has reached 3 million views!!! Simply Incredible! It seemed like an age ago when Jack, Ash, and I were cutting into a delicious cake to celebrate the website reaching 1 million views. That was about three years ago, back in 2018 when the world didn’t even know what COVID was…. 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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[Feature] Top Multiplayer Switch Games To Play This Festive Season

The Festive season is upon us again and that means plenty of family gatherings, food, presents, and a great opportunity to get the family together for some Multiplayer gaming fun. The Nintendo Switch has so many great multiplayer games and most can get the whole family involved, not just those holding a controller. We have… View Article
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The Lord of the Rings

[Feature] Best Fantasy Games on the Switch for Bookworms

Guest Article written by Rachel Jufer Since the Nintendo Switch was first released in 2017, it has gained popularity as one of the most entertaining consoles on the market. In fact, the Switch’s performance alone raised Nintendo’s market value by $1 billion. Just this October, Nintendo sold over 700,000 Switch consoles. This includes the original and… View Article
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[Guide] How To Obtain Castle Items In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

When Animal Crossing: New Horizons received the big 2.0 update, it also received a huge influx of furniture items to decorate your island with. Some such items are castle themed and will allow you to construct elaborate castles on your island. There are three types of Castle Items that you can get. They are the… View Article
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Smash Bros Banner

[Video] Smash Bros Banner – Everyone Is Here Mural Poster (Final Revision With Sora)

Three years ago shortly after Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was released, I had printed out the Smash Bros Banner or the “Everyone Is HERE!” mural that it is also known as and showcased it in a video on our YouTube Channel. I didn’t expect it to get too many views but three years on and… View Article
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[Guide] How To Obtain The Palamute Monstie In Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin

The Palamute Monstie was introduced into Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin as a free update on July 15th, about a week after its first release. However, you weren’t automatically given a Palamute to join your team. Oh no, you have to try and find their eggs in special Palamute Dens and they aren’t… View Article
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Shh! Among Us Toys & Plushes Are Making Their Way Into Stores

The suspiciously popular game that has the ability to turn honest friends into pathological liars has begun to bring its own line of merchandise to stores. Among Us by Innersloth had a slow start at launch but has become immensely popular over the last year and with the game continuing to receive free updates, it… View Article
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Skyward Sword HD Unboxing

[Video] The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Unboxing – Game, Joy-Con, & amiibo

Hey folks! We managed to get our hands on The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Nintendo Switch as well as the new Skyward Sword HD Joy-Con and Zelda & Loftwing amiibo. After netting this tidy haul, we thought we should do a little Skyward Sword HD unboxing video and show off each individual… View Article
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[Random] Playing Mario Kart Arcade GP In 2021

The other day, My partner Veronica and I was hanging out with our friends Paco and Carmen. We went to a Bowling Alley that also had an amusement arcade adjacent to it. In the Arcade there just so happen to be a Mario Kart Arcade GP machine created by NAMCO and BANDAI NAMCO Games (under… View Article
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Nintendo Switch

[Feature] Getting Into Video Game Collecting

Are you looking to get into video game collecting? Then please allow me to share my own experiences with you and give you a few tips on how to build up your own video game collection. I have owned a fair number of video game consoles in my time, like the Nintendo NES and the… View Article
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[Video] Kazuya Classic Mode & Spirit Board Gameplay – Smash Bros. Ultimate

With Tekken’s Kazuya Mishima now available to purchase and download for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, we have wasted no time in recording gameplay of the demon-blooded fighter in is Classic Mode and Spirit Board. You can watch both videos below. Kazuya Classic Mode Gameplay   Kazuya Spirit Board Gameplay
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[Feature] The Beauty Of Nintendo Switch Steelbooks

Over the years, I have been collecting all sorts of Video Game Merchandise, and accessories, as well as video games themselves, especially for the Nintendo Switch. So far, I have around 135 games physically for Switch (or well over 600 if I include digital games), and over 120 amiibo figures. Now, that should really be… View Article
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More Incredible Games Created In Game Builder Garage

Nintendo’s Game Builder Garage really is the gift that keeps on giving. There are so many creative players who have already programmed their own incredible and quirky games that are playable and very enjoyable too! We recently posted an article with eight of our favourite games built in Game Builder Garage but some more ingenious… View Article
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[Random] Check Out These Great Game Builder Garage Created Games

While Nintendo’s very own “Build-it-Yourself” Game Builder Garage has only been out for the last few days, users have already started creating some pretty impressive games of their own. Some of these games are inspired by the likes of Mario Kart, Pac-Man, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pokémon, Grand Theft Auto, and even DOOM ETERNAL. These games… View Article
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ConnecTank

[First Impressions] ConnecTank (Nintendo Switch)

Last week, I had the privilege to attend a private press event hosted by Natsume Inc. It was for a game called ConnecTank, which is being developed by Yummy Yummy Tummy. It is a 2D Action-Adventure game that has players work for large companies as delivery drivers in the world of New Pangea. However, instead of… View Article
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