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James

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

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Save the World of Light in the upcoming sandbox action-adventure RPG, IZLE

January 22, 2015 |

Paris, France– January 22, 2015 – Designer and developer, Area Effect, announced today its upcoming 3D action-adventure RPG, Izle.   In development for Steam, XBLA (Xbox 360, Xbox One) PlayStation Network (PS3, PS4) and Nintendo Wii U to launch in 2016. IzleRead More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (NA)

January 22, 2015 | 1

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

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • Punch-Out!! – Did you miss out on the Punch-Out!! game when it launched for the Wii console? Now you can download it … Read More

Video: Nintendo shows how to design your own clay Kirby

January 21, 2015 | 3

Please share with us if anyone designs this awesome clay Kirby!

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Club Nintendo announces new downloadable awards

January 20, 2015 | 1

Fresh off the announcement about the soon demise of Club Nintendo, Nintendo has revealed the next round of digital rewards.

 

Something interesting is the little disclaimer at the top. Normally these awards change almost monthly. Does the June 30th expiration … Read More

Nintendo to end Club Nintendo and prepare new rewards program

January 20, 2015 | 3

Today Nintendo announced the end of Club Nintendo world-wide. North America Club Nintendo users can collect coins and rewards until the end of June, the normal end of the Club Nintendo year.

The new program will be announced during a later date.

 

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Purely Opinion: Nintendo saved themselves like only Nintendo could

January 16, 2015 | 4

A while ago, it almost seems like a lifetime ago now, I wrote on how Nintendo didn’t need massive Wii U sales for them to be a successful company (Article HERE).  My main point, for those who decided not to … Read More

PR: Wii U Closes 2014 with Biggest Month of Sales in Its History

January 15, 2015 |

Wii U established new benchmarks for hardware and software sales in a single month in December. This helped total hardware and software sales in 2014 increase by more than 29 percent and more than 75 percent, respectively, over sales in … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (NA)

January 15, 2015 |

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

  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • 3D After Burner II – 3D After Burner II is a remastered version of the arcade classic. Pilot your F-14D fighter through enemy territory … Read More

Four post January Wii VC games coming to Europe and Japan

January 15, 2015 | 1

During yesterday’s Nintendo Direct the big news, at least for me, was the announcement on Wii games coming to the Wii U eShop. During the North American Direct Nintendo announced three games for release; Mario Galaxy 2(Available Now), Punch-Out (January 22), and Metroid Prime Trilogy … Read More

Nintendo explains why the smaller New 3DS isn’t coming to North America

January 14, 2015 | 7

Today, Nintendo announced the release of the New 3DS XL in North America. Unlike the Japanese release, which had the normal and a XL versions, North Americas will only see the XL.

For some this is a huge deal with the normal 3DS … Read More

First look at the New 3DS-only game packaging

January 14, 2015 | 2

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will be one of the first exclusives for the New 3DS when it launches on April 2nd, 2015.

Taking advantage of the New 3DS processor, 3D screen, and second stick should make Xenoblade Chronicles 3D a must-play for … Read More

PR: Pokémon Shuffle Launch Announced, New Pokémon Discovered in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (Trailers)

January 14, 2015 | 1

BELLEVUE, WA—January 14, 2015—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have announced Pokémon Shuffle, a new game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems that can be downloaded by players from Nintendo eShop at no cost.

In Pokémon Shuffle, players will … Read More

Watch the Nintendo Direct Live Stream here

January 14, 2015 | 1

You can watch all the Nintendo Direct feeds live below. We will also live Tweet the event through @purenintendo.

Stay with Pure Nintendo all day for coverage of this event.

North American Direct

UK Direct

Watch live video from … Read More

Nintendo Direct Coming on Wednesday, Jan. 14

January 12, 2015 | 2

Nintendo has announced the first Nintendo Direct of 2015 on Jan. 14th, at 9 a.m. ET. The Direct will focus on spring 2015 Wii U and 3DS titles.

If the reports are true Nintendo should announce the New 3DS release during … Read More

Nintendo to end operations in Brazil

January 11, 2015 | 2

Some sad news for Nintendo fans in Brazil. According to reports Juegos de Video Latinoamérica, Nintendo’s distributor in South America, will cease Brazilian operations at the end of the month.

The reason is blamed on high taxes and tariffs that the Brazilian government … Read More

Splatoon screens show amazing new environment

January 9, 2015 | 3

Almost every day Nintendo releases a new Splatoon picture through the official Splatoon Twitter account. For me, so far, these pictures haven’t been too exciting, until now. The picture below shows one of the first non urban environments for Splatoon. Putting on my … Read More

Xenoblade Chronicles X comparison – E3 2014 vs. November 2014

January 8, 2015 |

I have a love hate relationship with the Internet. This is one of the times that I love it. Some smart individuals have put together some comparisons screens, for Xeneoblade Chronicles X, taken from the E3 2014 Nintendo Treehouse Event and the November 2014’s … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (NA)

January 8, 2015 |

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

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • CHARIOT – Guide a chariot containing the King’s remains through underground caves using physics-based mechanics such as pushing, pulling, riding and swinging. … Read More