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Nintendo Switch Cloud Save Backups might be saved after all even if service lapses

Glimmer of hope The Save Data Cloud backup service has been a hot topic ever since Nintendo aired their latest Nintendo Direct and talked about their Switch Online service. In what amounts to one of the worst possible depictions of how Cloud Saves work, Nintendo explained that with Switch Online, Cloud Save backups would be… View Article
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Nindie Preview: Rocket Fist

While I began getting acquainted with Rocket Fist I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it. The controls were simple to understand, and the action was intense and frantic. Yet, underneath that simplicity, there was plenty of room for skill and even strategy. In the back of my mind there was a thought that… View Article
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Nindie Preview: Death Squared

If Snipperclips would be considered the cute and quirky puzzle game in the Nintendo Switch family, 30 levels into Death Squared I’m thinking it would be the drunk uncle. It has a pretty offbeat sense of humor (flashes of Portal’s GLaDOS quickly come to mind), is a bit weird, but then will turn on a… View Article
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Nindie Preview: Rocket League

Of all the upcoming Indie titles coming to the Nintendo Switch there’s none that I’m more genuinely excited for than Rocket League. Not so much for the opportunity to play it, my current logged game time for it on Steam stands at 491 hours, but for the opportunity for more people to be able to… View Article
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Nindie Preview: Flat Heroes

Flat Heroes is an excellent lesson in the fact that what may look simple may, in face, be something spectacular.
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Not Yet Nindies: Indie Titles I’d Love to see on Switch [Part 1]

The goal of this exercise is to shed light on independent games out there that I’ve had a great time playing and that would seem to be well-suited to playing portably on the Nintendo Switch. Nothing is listed here because of any special insights and there’s no “wink wink” to any of it. It is… View Article
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Mike Scorpio On… The Nintendo Switch

I have at last managed to get my hands on Nintendo’s newest console, the Nintendo Switch. After playing around with it for a few days and getting to learn it’s features and modes of play, I have found it to be a very enjoyable system. I was put off in the beginning because I wasn’t… View Article
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(Opinion) Mike Scorpio On Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

WARNING! This Post May Contain Minor Spoilers! I have been trying to find the words to describe this game and the time to write them. Alas, I have finally managed to find both and will now take my time to express my thoughts about The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild. I was never a fan… View Article
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Jacktendo Selects: My Top 10 Switch Games of March 2017

Hello and welcome to the first instalment of Jacktendo Selects, a new monthly feature in which will see me countdown my favourite games on Switch in the month that they came out and reveal the game I’m most looking forwards to from the following month! There won’t always be 10 games listed in every instalment,… View Article
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[Feature] Splatoon 2 Global Testfire First Impressions

It is Friday the 24th of March and the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire is now underway, but with the first event over, it’s time to sit back, take stock of the event and air some first impressions of colourful sequel. So what do I think of Splatoon 2 after having played it for nearly an… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Super Mario Run (Still no Sign of the android Release)

Welcome back to Let’s Talk About! The Miketendo64 series that comes in written, video and recorded form and in today’s edition, Mike and I are back to voice our views and opinions quite literally in today’s Let’s Talk About Podcast!   Coming up in today’s show, it didn’t have a Mar10 Day tie in. There… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Super Mario Run (It’s Time For a Big Content Update!)

If you are reading this, then it means you have come here expecting to check out our latest instalment of Let’s Talk About, but I’ve got some bad news for you. This is not a written edition! And it’s not a video version either! Welcome to another LTA Podcast edition, the kind that allows you… View Article
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“Switch Anticipation, part 1: Top 20 Third-Party Games of the SNES”

“The suspense is terrible! …I hope it’ll last.” -Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory   Switch anticipation has reached a fever pitch. I’ve thrown out all of my throw pillows and replaced them with square cushions with embroidered Switch icons. I’ve taken down all of the lousy wall-art and pictures of my “family” to… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Breath of the Wild (Why the Expansion Pass is a Good Idea)

If you are reading this, then it means you have come here expecting to check out our latest instalment of Let’s Talk About, but I’ve got some bad news for you. This is not a written edition! And it’s not a video version either! Welcome to another LTA Podcast edition, the kind that allows you… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… WarioWare (Is it Time for a Mobile Instalment?)

Hi, I’m Jack Longman, and this is Let’s Talk About, a written Miketendo64 feature series, where I express my views and opinions on all things Nintendo! Be it a singular game, a game series in general, consoles or even Nintendo’s latest activities, you can count on me to talk about it! In today’s piece, it… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Miitomo (Nintendo Could Make a Miiverse of it Yet!)

Hi, I’m Jack Longman, and this is Let’s Talk About, a written Miketendo64 feature series, where I express my views and opinions on all things Nintendo! Be it a singular game, a game series in general, consoles or even Nintendo’s latest activities, you can count on me to talk about it! In today’s piece, it’s… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Splatoon 2 (Is it 2 Soon for a Sequel?)

If you are reading this, then it means you have come here expecting to check out our latest instalment of Let’s Talk About, but I’ve got some bad news for you. This is not a written edition! And it’s not a video version either! Welcome to another LTA Podcast edition, the kind that allows you… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… ARMS (A Game Worth Keeping an Eye On)

If you are reading this, then it means you have come here expecting to check out our latest instalment of Let’s Talk About, but I’ve got some bad news for you. This is not a written edition! And it’s not a video version either! Despite the newer video format being easier to do, we’ve run… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Fire Emblem Heroes (Is it Any Good?)

Hi, I’m Jack Longman, and this is Let’s Talk About, a written Miketendo64 feature series, where I express my views and opinions on all things Nintendo! Be it a singular game, a game series in general, consoles or even Nintendo’s latest activities, you can count on me to talk about it! In today’s piece, it… View Article
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Let’s Talk About… Fire Emblem Warriors (A Game we Know So Little About)

Hi, I’m Jack Longman, and this is Let’s Talk About, a written Miketendo64 feature series, where I express my views and opinions on all things Nintendo! Be it a singular game, a game series in general, consoles or even Nintendo’s latest activities, you can count on me to talk about it! In today’s piece, it… View Article
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