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James

James

Online, 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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Nintendo releases quarterly numbers (April-June)

July 30, 2014 |

Over the night Nintendo released their quarterly numbers for April-June. Sadly, it’s not all mushrooms and sunshine. Let’s do a quick rundown.

  • Mario Kart 8 sold 2.82 million world-wide. Equals 64% of total Wii U software sales for the period. 
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Nintendo PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

July 24, 2014 |

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

  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • Siesta Fiesta – Siesta Fiesta combines various elements of classic arcade game play – from brick-breaker to modern-day platformer – to create a truly … Read More

Nintendo PR: Five Sports, One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches in Stores on July 25

July 24, 2014 |

Online Multiplayer, Enhanced GamePad Controls and High-Def Graphics Among New Features in Wii U Game

 

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– It’s a full count. One more out will win you the game. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, you study the … Read More

PR: Ubisoft Announces Tetris Ultimate for Nintendo 3DS

July 22, 2014 |

Ubisoft have officially announced the release of Tetris Ultimate for the 3DS. The game is due for release this Fall.

Check out the screenshots below the press release to get a good impression of how the latest game in this long-running franchise … Read More

Review: Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark (Wii U)

July 22, 2014 |

I hate Transformers. Well, let me be honest, I hate Michael Bay‘s Transformers and the Transformers of today. Being majority a 90’s kid, Transformers was a big part of my life. What we have today is not Transformers. We have talking … Read More

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PR: HARVEST MOON: THE LOST VALLEY BEGINS DEVELOPER DIARY SERIES WITH AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE INNOVATIVE NEW TOOL SYSTEM

July 18, 2014 |

Burlingame, CA. – July 17, 2014 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, is launching a new series of developer diaries revealing the details behind the upcoming farming-RPG, Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley.  Launching … Read More

Nintendo PR: Mario Kart 8 is the top-selling game in June, has sold more than 885,000 units in the U.S.

July 17, 2014 |

After firing out of the gate at the end of May, Mario Kart 8 had an even stronger second lap. The game was the top-selling physical software SKU in the U.S. in June, and sold more than 470,000 physical and … Read More

June 2014 NPD software and hardware sales

July 17, 2014 |

Top ten games for June 2014.

1. Watch Dogs (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, PC)2. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 885K units sold.3. Minecraft (360, PS3)4. UFC (PS4, Xbox One)5. FIFA 14 (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, Vita)6. NBA … Read More

Nintendo PR: Nintendo Smashes into San Diego Comic-Con with Amazing Games and Activities for Fans

July 17, 2014 |

Tournaments, Live Stream and First Hands-On Game-Play Opportunities Bring the Fun to Fans Both On-Site and Nationwide

 

Comic-Con 2014

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo is heading to Comic-Con in San Diego to bring a collection of fun games and engaging … Read More

Nintendo PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

July 17, 2014 |

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

Take control of Captain Raymond Foxx as you guide your Razor-One helicopter through intense missions, battling the enemy and saving your citizens. Strike Force Foxx is … Read More

Club Nintendo Platinum and Gold rewards announced

July 16, 2014 | 9

Were you able to reach the elite Gold or Platinum levels during your Club Nintendo journey? Today Nintendo has revealed the rewards for that journey.

What prize will you choose?

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PR: Brand New Trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Reveals Mega Metagross, Five Gyms

July 14, 2014 |

BELLEVUE, WA—July 14, 2014—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today announced exciting new features and story elements of the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire games, launching in the United States and Canada on November 21, 2014, for the … Read More

Watch the Smash Bros. character reveal at 10 am EST

July 14, 2014 |

Friday Nintendo announced they would show a special character for Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U through a live stream. You will be able to check out the live stream above.

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Reggie records a message for EVO 2014 participants

July 14, 2014 |

Nintendo has come a long way from last years EVO debacle. Even though this video has a slight scent of marketing. It’s still a nice olive branch to the EVO and streaming community. Check out the whole message above.

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New Super Smash Bros. fighter to be revealed during a special stream on Monday

July 11, 2014 | 2

Any guesses to what/who it could be? May be someone special if Nintendo is doing something special.

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Nintendo PR: Challengers Wanted for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Tournament at San Diego Comic-Con

July 10, 2014 |

REDMOND, Wash. — Nintendo will be hosting its first-ever tournament for the Super Smash Bros.for Nintendo 3DS game at San Diego Comic-Con on July 25. Fans are invited to come to the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the Marriott Marquis & … Read More

Nintendo PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

July 10, 2014 |

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

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

  • ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red – The latest installment of the Unlimited series brings Luffy and the Straw Hat … Read More