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About Trevor Gould

Even though I was first introduced to video games with the Atari 2600 (I feel old) it was Nintendo that turned me into a lifelong fan. From the magical NES era when Nintendo was the face of gaming, through today with the 3DS, Wii U (and everything in between) Nintendo’s always entertained me with their innovative, and just plain fun games! Writing for Pure Nintendo has allowed me to combine a fondness for journalism with my love of gaming. I’ve especially enjoyed building working relationships with smaller and independent developers and studios.

Latest Posts | By Trevor Gould
Mini-Review: Astro Bears Party (Nintendo Switch)
5
2 months ago

Mini-Review: Astro Bears Party (Nintendo Switch)

Qubic Games has won me over before with a party title. Gnomz (WiiWare) is a great game that I still play with friends to this day. So I had hopes …
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PN Question Block
2 months ago

PN Question Block

Miiverse artists – get immortalized in PNM’s next issue

In just a few weeks time, Miiverse will be shutting down. Have you shown off some great art over the years? Have …
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Pure Nintendo Review Recap – Q3, 2017
2 months ago

Pure Nintendo Review Recap – Q3, 2017

By  •  Reviews

In what has been an epic 3 month stretch for Pure Nintendo, our crew has reviewed over 70 games! So much for the summer months being a quiet time for …
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Review: Beach Buggy Racing (Nintendo Switch)
6
2 months ago

Review: Beach Buggy Racing (Nintendo Switch)

It would be the simple route to compare this game with Mario Kart 8 DX. But such an approach strikes me as rather lazy. Also, we’re talking a $59.99 retail …
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Mini-Review: 36 Fragments of Midnight (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
3 months ago

Mini-Review: 36 Fragments of Midnight (Nintendo Switch)

I rather enjoyed the prior Midnight games on Wii U, and now the series has become a trilogy with this latest release on the Switch (also on New Nintendo 3DS). …
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Review: Thimbleweed Park (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
3 months ago

Review: Thimbleweed Park (Nintendo Switch)

“In a town like Thimbleweed Park, a dead body is the least of your worries.”

To fans of point and click graphic adventures, the names Ron Gilbert and …
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Review: ACA NEOGEO Zed Blade (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: ACA NEOGEO Zed Blade (Nintendo Switch)

More shoot ’em up action has arrived on the Nintendo Switch, courtesy of Hamster’s ACA NEOGEO line. Zed Blade offers pretty standard gameplay, but manages to do just enough to …
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Review: Piczle Lines DX (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
3 months ago

Review: Piczle Lines DX (Nintendo Switch)

This review was written by PN contributor, Jennifer Gould.

This puzzle game has you connecting numbers of the same color to create pictures. The pictures start off small, but get …
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Review: Metroid: Samus Returns (Nintendo 3DS)
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3 months ago

Review: Metroid: Samus Returns (Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

“We needed a bounty hunter. We got a legend.”

After the initial outrage and subsequent mixed reception of Metroid Prime: Federation Force, it’s nice to see a core Metroid …
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Review:Troll and I (Nintendo Switch)
2
3 months ago

Review:Troll and I (Nintendo Switch)

Troll and I is a game I’ve been struggling with for a while now. I’ve decided it’s time for the struggle to end. I’m going to present my impressions on …
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Review: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Nintendo Switch)
8
3 months ago

Review: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Nintendo Switch)

I’m publishing this review on the night before Mario + Rabbids Kingdom battle releases to the general public, yet the game has already developed a colorful history. Rumors and skepticism, …
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Review: Sonic  Mania (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
4 months ago

Review: Sonic  Mania (Nintendo Switch)

Siding with the Genesis over the SNES back in the early 90s, I’m well acquainted with the blue blur at his 2D best. In fact, titles like Sonic the Hedgehog …
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Review: ACA NEOGEO Super Sidekicks (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
4 months ago

Review: ACA NEOGEO Super Sidekicks (Nintendo Switch)

I’ve never been what you’d call a soccer simulation enthusiast. I’ve got great memories of Fifa on the 3DO (kudos if you remember that one) but it’s an exception. Give …
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Review: Flight of Light (Wii U eShop)
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4 months ago

Review: Flight of Light (Wii U eShop)

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

Flight of Light is the latest game from Crystalline Green. The studio’s prior release, Totem Topple, didn’t really strike a chord with me – much to their credit, they did …
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PN Question Block
4 months ago

PN Question Block

Chicken Wiggle – Submit a level!

Would you like to be featured in the pages of PNM? Pure Nintendo’s teamed up with Atooi’s Jools Watsham for a contest celebrating the …
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Review: Chicken Wiggle (Nintendo 3DS)
8.5
4 months ago

Review: Chicken Wiggle (Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

It’s the feel-good game of the year, as a chicken and worm put aside differences inherent with their species to work towards a common rescue goal. Atooi’s Chicken Wiggle brings …
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Review: Kid Tripp (Nintendo 3DS)
6
4 months ago

Review: Kid Tripp (Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

This “tough-as-nails” auto platformer has made the jump into the console realm. A Switch version will follow, but Kid Tripp arrives first on the 3DS. It looks terrific, but its …
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Review: Space Hunted (Wii U eShop)
6.5
4 months ago

Review: Space Hunted (Wii U eShop)

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

Do you have $2.99 in eShop funds? If so, you might consider picking up Space Hunted. Ultra Dolphin Revolution has released this wallet friendly, challenging game on the Wii U. …
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