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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

Medal of Honor Vanguard Trailer

January 25, 2007 |

IGN has updated the official trailer for the upcoming Wii adaptation: Medal of Honor Vanguard.  Definitely worth a watch if you liked playing Call of Duty 3.  Here’s hoping the controls work out well.

Source: Medal of Honor Vanguard 

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Japanese Sales Jan 15-20

January 25, 2007 | 1

The latest sales figures are in from Japan for the week of January 15-20:

  • DS Lite – 127,647
  • Wii – 86,395
  • PSP – 37,032
  • PS3 – 21,105
  • PS2 – 20,169
  • Xbox 360 – 7,041
  • Game Boy Micro – 1,864
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Site Upgrade Complete :)

January 25, 2007 | 3

Well, everything is working including all the plugins I was using.  Once I broke wordpress, I figured, might as well break my k2 theme as well :)  Thanks to Nathan for letting me know about the new version of k2.  … Read More

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Guitar Hero Wii/DS?

January 25, 2007 | 1

Gonintendo posted today about the possibilities of Guitar Hero on the Wii and DS platforms. The interview is with Dusty Welch from Red Octane about how a Guitar Hero game might work on the Wii/DS. Here is an excerpt:

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DS Sales/Release Schedule

January 25, 2007 |

Nintendo sent out a press release with official sales numbers for the DS and also an updated look at the release schedule for the handheld. So far 10 Million DS systems have been sold in the Americas alone. No … Read More

VC N64 Most Wanted

January 25, 2007 |

Eurogamer has posted a list of their most anticipated and desired N64 games for the Virtual Console. It’s a great list with some all star games. Here are a few from the list:

  • 10. Space Station Silicon Valley
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Nintendo Profits Soar

January 25, 2007 |

Nintendo says thank you to all of us who gave them money ;) They just released a statement showcasing their recent profits and sales throughout the world. Sales and profits are up thanks to both the DS and Wii. It … Read More

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Twilight Princess Easter Eggs

January 25, 2007 |

A cool post has been made over at the IGN Wii forums about some Twilight Princess Easter Eggs. It’s a long list of some facts and cool secrets you may or may not know about the game. Here’s the list in no specific order:

WARNING: THERE ARE SOME SPOILERS

“Here is a list of Easter Eggs in the game. Enjoy (the work of someone who goes by the name of Ecurevil…):

– After defeating an enemy, press A without moving and Link will perform the cool-looking flourish move(spinning his sword before sheathing it) like he does in cutscenes. This may only work on harder enemies.

– On Epona, press A to get the speed boost then draw your sword, Link will hold it above his head like he’s going in to battle.

– When going in to a group of enemies on Epona, you can do a quick dismount, and Link will hop off with a backflip. Similarly, if you mount Epona while running from the back, Link will hop up and speed off.

– You can talk to Epona when you’re beast Link. She tells you to hurry up and change in to your human form.

– The night sky is an accurate representation of the real night sky. Stars are the correct brightness, and constellations such as Orion and Cassiopeia. The moon moves, but the stars stay still, however.

– Hyrule in this game is geographically the same as in Ocarina of Time. (flipped horizontally for the Wii version, as we know)

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First Super Paper Mario Wii Screens

January 25, 2007 | 1

Aussie-Nintendo has come across the first screens for Super Paper Mario for the Wii. It was only recently confirmed for an April release on the Wii. Now there are some fresh screens to go with it.

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Original Content to Wii VC

January 25, 2007 |

Hudson Entertainment’s Director of Marketing John Lee spoke answered some questions in an interview recently about Bonk games and the Virtual Console service for Wii. He was asked whether or not we would see a new Bonk game and he … Read More

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Sims Wii at GDC

January 25, 2007 |

 

Sims for Wii is going to be a topic of discussion at this year’s Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco. Here’s the quote about the presentation:

(Hunicke) “examines the core systems of the Sims PC games, explores its various … Read More

Site Upgrade

January 24, 2007 | 2

Hey everyone, you might experience some issues with the site on and off throughout the day because I’m upgrading to the latest version of wordpress (2.1).  Hopefully, I’ll get all the kinks worked out tomorrow.  Right now everything is working … Read More

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IGN Videos/Updates

January 24, 2007 |

IGN just posted some sweet new videos for upcoming Wii games like Prince of Persia and SSX Blur. They also have a new N-Query that discusses the Wii online plans. Here is a quote from the N-Query:

Strikers may … Read More

Disaster: Day of Crisis Compilation

January 24, 2007 |

Someone over at youtube has put together a nice compilation on all the footage that’s been released about Disaster for the Wii. Looks great…but I wish we had more information about it.

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It’s a Wonderful World This Year

January 24, 2007 |

Square Enix’s Tetsuya Nomura confirmed in an interview with Famitsu magazine that It’s a Wonderful World for the DS will be released sometime this year (in Japan). He also confirmed that there is another project in the works. However, … Read More

Mortal Kombat Armageddon Wii Controls

January 23, 2007 | 2

Ed Boon demonstrates the latest in the fighting genre for Wii. Mortal Kombat: Armageddon for Wii promises to be a great experience with the Wiimote and nunchuk control scheme. The game can also be controlled with either the Wii’s … Read More

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Mario Party 8 Delayed :(

January 23, 2007 |

If you read the previous post, you will notice in the Q1 release schedule that Mario Party 8 is nowhere to be found :(  It has been moved to a generic “Q2″ release.  Bummer.

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Q1 Wii Release Schedule

January 23, 2007 |

Nintendo put out a press release today regarding launch dates and schedules for all the Wii games that are coming out in Q1 2007. They touch on Mario Kart 64 for the VC as well as all the third-party titles … Read More