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AboutJames, Author at Pure Nintendo



Website, Editor-in-chief of Likes long walks through the rain forest of South America. Enjoys picnics and Unicorns. Was also voted the sexiest man in High School.

Posts By James

Dan Adelman talks Indie game pricing

February 27, 2015 |

Dan Adelman, formally of Nintendo, wrote a very interesting blog post talking about the logistics that go into Indie game pricing. It’s a little lengthily and heavy read but very informative. You can also check out our Koopa Chat with … Read More

OlliOlli dated for March 5th release with cross-buy

February 27, 2015 |

Curve Studios has announced a March 5th release of OlliOlli on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

OlliOlli will be the first 3rd party cross-buy game with it’s “Buy One, Get One Free” option., allowing players to purchase the Wii U … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

February 26, 2015 |


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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • IRONFALL Invasion – IRONFALL Invasion is a thrilling third-person shooter with single-player campaign and multiplayer modes. Equipped with an arsenal … Read More

PR: Nintendo Gives Fans a Golden Opportunity to Own a Cool New Mario amiibo (Exclusively at Wal-Mart)

February 26, 2015 | 1

Super Mario amiibo – Gold Edition available on March 20 exclusively at Walmart

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mario has always been golden in the minds of his fans. On March 20, Nintendo will launch the Super Mario amiibo—Gold Edition, a shiny … Read More

PR: Nintendo is Headed to PAX East with New Nintendo 3DS XL and Splatoon

February 26, 2015 |

Attendees Can Get Hands-On Time with Upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Games

PAX East 2015

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo will be in Boston, Massachusetts, for the upcoming PAX East event to give attendees hands-on time with the New … Read More

Video: First look at Japanese Rakuten SHOWTIME Wii U app

February 25, 2015 |

In a recent update Nintendo of Japan added Rakuten SHOWTIME app to the Wii U. Rakuten SHOWTIME offers video streaming, think Netflix’ish, for all Japanese Wii U owners. Check out a quick look video below.


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First look at a new Wii U game from Disney

February 24, 2015 | 2

Cary Mayle, an artist working on the project, posted on her personal blog some very first artwork and details on a upcoming Disney Interactive title for the Wii U.

These medieval fantasy characters are from an upcoming … Read More

Iwata: Third Quarter Financial Results Briefing Q&A

February 24, 2015 |

After last week’s quarterly finical briefing Mr. Iwata fielded questions from investors about Nintendo as a whole. The Q&A has been translated for those of us rusty on Japanese. (Or no Japanese) Nothing to ground breaking but an interesting, long, … Read More

PR: Get 50% off Moon Chronicles Episode 1

February 23, 2015 |

The Moon Has More Than One Dark Side! Uncover the Mysteries of the Moon before it’s Too Late!!

Only three days left to grab Moon Chronicles Episode 1 at 50% OFF for only $4.50 (usually $9).

New Episodes are … Read More

Liege Pax east trailer

February 23, 2015 | 1

Liege is a 16-bit RPG from Coda Games to release on the Wii U, and those other platforms. According to the official website, “Liege is a story that is written for an adult audience. It’s a drama about conflicted, intertwined, … Read More

Eight New 3DS cover plates coming to Europe…NA still feels abandoned

February 23, 2015 | 8

Nintendo of Europe has announced 8 new cover plates for an April 2nd release on the new 3DS.

There’s no need to talk about North America new 3DS owners and their feelings about this.


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PR: And The Winner Is… Nintendo Announces Its Own 2015 Film Awards

February 21, 2015 | 2

In celebration of this Sundays Oscars Nintendo has decided to have their own Mushroom Kingdom fun and announce a Nintendo version of Oscar winners. Check out all the winners below.


  • The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Award, … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

February 19, 2015 |

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

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse – In this colorful new adventure, guide Kirby through a vibrant world made of clay by drawing … Read More

PR: Experience Kirby’s Most Clay-Ful Adventure Yet in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

February 19, 2015 |

Draw Rainbow Ropes on the Wii U GamePad to Guide Kirby Through a World Made Entirely Out of Clay

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– From having Kirby ride on hamsters to turning him into yarn, Kirby games have always experimented with inventive … Read More

Xenoblade Chronicles Cover Plates announced for Japan

February 19, 2015 |

I like to start my morning off by upsetting everyone in North Americas by reminding everyone that we may never get this cover plate. I”m sorry. Don’t blame the messenger.

The Cover Plate is available on April 2, with pricing set at 2,000 … Read More