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About Justin Sharp

Justin Sharp

Justin Sharp

Pure Nintendo founder and all around Nintendo geek. User-Interface Developer by day, Nintendo gamer and Pure Nintendo maintainer by night. Proud owner of almost every Nintendo system built including GB, GB Pocket, GBC, GBA, GBA SP, GB Micro, DS Phat, DS Lite, DSi, 2 NES's, SNES, N64, Gamecube, Wii, 3DS, 3DS XL and a Wii U. Favorite franchises: Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Mario. NNID: purely_justin

Posts By Justin Sharp

Wii U 5.2.0 Update Now Available, Adds Folders

September 29, 2014 | 3

Folders have been one of the longest standing feature requests for the Wii U since the launch almost 2 years ago.  Now, with version 5.2.0, Nintendo has finally added folders to the Wii U that allow owners to organize their games … Read More

Pure Nintendo Interviews Nintendo of America’s Marc Franklin

September 19, 2014 |

Editor’s Note: At E3 2014 this year, we had the great pleasure of interviewing Marc Franklin, Senior Director of Public Relations at Nintendo of America.  We discussed a lot of Nintendo’s E3 announcements as well as his personal favorite Nintendo series.

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Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire Trailer – New Mega-Evolved Pokémon and more

September 12, 2014 |

Updated with more artwork and screenshots:

Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza Joins Groudon and Kyogre in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

True powers of Groudon and Kyogre revealed; Mega Camerupt, Mega Sharpedo, and Mega Gallade make their debut in the Hoenn … Read More

Bayonetta 2 Direct – Sept. 4 at 3pm PT/6pm ET

September 2, 2014 | 1

Nintendo just announced a new Direct that will be focused on Bayonetta 2.  The Direct will take place this Thursday, September 4 at 3pm PT/6pm ET.  We’ll have the live updates as the Direct airs on Thursday.

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PR: Mario Kart 8 DLC to cost $7.99 per pack, $11.99 for both

August 26, 2014 | 4

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Two new downloadable content packs will take the world of Mario Kart 8 in directions the franchise has never seen before, while significantly expanding game-play options. The packs, which launch this fall and in spring of … Read More

New Pokemon Game – Pokken Tournament Announced for Arcades

August 26, 2014 | 2

We knew there would be a big Pokemon game announced today and it looks like it’s the Pokemon fighting game teased last year.  The game is being co-developed by Namco Bandai and the name Pokken is a combination of Pokemon … Read More

Adventures of Pip – Kickstarter Reboot Trailer

August 20, 2014 |

The folks over @TicTocGames have just launched a new Kickstarter for ‘Adventures of Pip’ which is coming to the Wii U.  The game is about a single pixel that evolves as the game progresses.  The graphics are very much inspired … Read More

PR: SteamWorld Dig hits the Wii U on August 28

August 20, 2014 |

– Press release — Gothenburg, Sweden. August 19, 2014

Howdy partner!

Following its massive success on Nintendo 3DS™, SteamWorld Dig now comes to Wii U™! We’ve listened to our fans … Read More

PN Review: Wii Sports Club Baseball & Boxing

July 30, 2014 | 3

I had originally planned to review Wii Sports Club: Baseball and Boxing separately, but they are currently sold together as a single Club Pass for $9.99. There isn’t an option to purchase one without the other. In contrast, the other … Read More

PN Review: Kirby Triple Deluxe

June 25, 2014 | 3

It seems like we’ve been getting a lot of new Kirby games lately and you won’t hear me complaining. I’ve always really enjoyed the Kirby series especially the more recent games: Kirby’s Epic Yarn and Kirby’s Return to Dreamland. Now, … Read More

PN Review: Metroid Fusion (Wii U VC)

June 24, 2014 |

Metroid Fusion is one of the best handheld games ever, period. This is the second time I’ve played through Metroid Fusion recently. I replayed it on the 3DS Virtual Console and now on the Wii U Virtual Console which I … Read More

PNM Is Passing On Print To Focus On Digital Presence

June 6, 2014 | 7

Nashville, TN – June 6th 2014 –  We would like to start off by saying that we love the support that we have received from our readers and fans! PNM has been an awesome project for Pure Nintendo and it’s all thanks … Read More

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Announced, Coming Nov. 2014

May 7, 2014 | 2

For all of those Pokemon fans out there: ‘HOENN CONFIRMED’.  The Pokemon Company has finally confirmed that Ruby and Sapphire will be getting remakes for the 3DS this November in the form of ‘Omega Ruby’ and ‘Alpha Sapphire’.  The press … Read More

Project CARS – Official Trailer – The Ultimate Driver Journey

April 24, 2014 |

There have been several fan-made Project CARS trailers over the development of the game, but this is the first official trailer.  All footage is listed as gameplay – most likely from the PC version, but it at least gives us … Read More

Nintendo Download – April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 |

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

More classic NES games are twisted around in NES Remix 2. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

New Mario Kart 8 Trailer, Screens

April 3, 2014 | 2

In addition to the new items and details announced today in Nintendo’s Press Release, there is also a brand new trailer and some new screens. Be sure to check them out below and tell us what you think!

Anyone else … Read More

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition Available Now

April 1, 2014 |

For those who missed out on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate on the Nintendo 3DS, the Deluxe Edition is a great place to start. The game has been remade in HD and launches today on the Wii U and the rest … Read More