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AboutAlex Schramke, Author at Pure Nintendo

Alex Schramke

Alex Schramke

Alex fell in love with gaming by the time he was old enough to pick up a controller. Growing up with a steady diet of NES, SNES, and Atari 2600 games, Alex quickly became a fan of all things Nintendo. He began amassing a gaming collection, (Including boxed and complete versions of every Legend of Zelda title made) over the years. After graduating from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor's degree in Game Design, he found Pure Nintendo by chance, and began helping out in June 2012. He has been writing articles and loving it ever since!

Posts By Alex Schramke

PN Review: Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

February 24, 2015 |

When Nintendo first showed off Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, I was both excited and puzzled. While I couldn’t wait for a return to the game play of Kirby Canvas Curse, I found it odd that Nintendo decided to publish … Read More

PN Review: Citizens of Earth (3DS)

January 21, 2015 | 3

There are few things in life as difficult or confusing as politics. Anybody can try to better his or her government, sure, but what about looking good while doing it? How do you make your opponents look like incompetent jerks … Read More

Nintendo Direct Jan 14th 2015: Amiibo Compatible Games

January 14, 2015 | 1

With the announcement of the 4th wave of amiibos as well as a new Super Mario Bros. line launching, (you can read about both Here) Nintendo also gave us the scoop on some future titles that will be compatible with … Read More

Nintendo Direct Jan 14th 2015: New amiibo line and Wave 4 Annouced

January 14, 2015 | 1

Today’s Nintendo Direct held a lot of important news for amiibo fans today. More importantly, Wave 4 of the Super Smash Bros. amiibos have been slated for a Spring 2015 release. The six characters included in wave 4 are as … Read More

PN Review: Cake Ninja 3

January 7, 2015 |

Like the name suggests, Cake Ninja 3 is the third installment of the pastry slashing series developed by Cypronia for the Wii U. Using either the touch screen on the game pad or the Wii remote, players guide their ninja’s … Read More

Keep track of hard to find Amiibos with this handy website

December 29, 2014 | 3

With Stores frantically fighting to keep Amiibos in stock so they can meet consumer demand, it can be pretty difficult to track down certain amiibo that you may want to add to your collection. Luckily for you, there is a … Read More

PN Review: Pokémon Omega Ruby

December 14, 2014 |

When Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire were first released for the Game Boy Advance, it was a huge leap for the Pokémon series. Fans of the original 8-bit games got the chance to explore a new region fleshed out … Read More

PN Review: Falling Skies

November 8, 2014 |

Falling Skies for the Wii U is a difficult game for me to rate because it seems to have some good things going for it, while at the same time it has some pretty nasty faults. Falling Skies is a … Read More

Citizens of Earth delayed until January 20th

November 7, 2014 |

People love the new Vice President of the World, but he won’t be taking office until Jan. 20, 2015. The retro-inspired RPG from Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and Eden Industries will be releasing in early 2015 for the PC, PlayStation … Read More

Hands on Impressions with Pokemon ORAS Special Demo

October 21, 2014 | 5

It’s amazing how much buzz and excitement a series like Pokémon can generate with just a demo. With Pokémon fans in Europe already enjoying the special demo, trainers in the U.S. who signed up for the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter … Read More

RUMOR: Midna and Zelda to be playable in Hyrule Warriors.

June 10, 2014 |

The day is still young, and already there are rumors spreading around prior to Nintendo’s E3 presentation!  This most recent rumor, posted by Nintendo Everything early morning, is regarding this week’s issue of Famitsu which has apparently leaked info that … Read More

Bit Boy!! Arcade for 3DS %40 off during E3 in 3DS eShop

June 10, 2014 |

Bplus heavily celebrates E3 with a kubitastic SALE with Bit Boy!! ARCADE –40% off for … USD/CAD 4.99 … MXN 59.00 … BRL 10.90 But that is not all, in addition to the lower price you also have the chance … Read More

Atlus announces Persona Q Premium edition for 3DS

June 10, 2014 | 4

Irvine, Calif. — June 10, 2014 – Persona® Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, the first Persona title for the Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system, now has plenty of revealing details on the pre-order bonus items. Persona Q, the first-person dungeon crawler … Read More

No Princess in the Castle Kickstarter Launches

April 27, 2014 | 4

No Princess in the Castle is a documentary currently in the works about the women of the video game industry, and how they have influenced gaming despite being behind the scenes. Produced by Dave Danzara and Natalie Rossetti, … Read More

PN Review: Disney Magical World

April 8, 2014 |

It’s a fact of life that every childhood must include Disney in some shape or form. As Benjamin Franklin put it, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and Disney. “ I’m paraphrasing of … Read More

PN Review: Yoshi’s New Island

March 13, 2014 | 16

Since its début on the Super Nintendo in 1995, Yoshi’s Island has garnered a following of devoted fans that few games will ever be able to match. It’s colorful crayon-like art style was gorgeous, the sound track was a perfect … Read More

PN Review: Inazuma Eleven

February 23, 2014 | 1

If there is one thing in life I enjoy the most, it has to be sitting down on a comfy chair with a good rpg to pass the time. So when Level-5’s Inazuma Eleven made its debut on the … Read More

PNM Review: Sumo Gigantor

December 30, 2013 |

Beanbag chairs have been around since the early sixties, and have stuck around for good reason. Nothing quite beats the comfort of sinking into a nice beanbag chair to play your favorite video game or to watch a … Read More