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About Matt Paxton

Matt Paxton

Matt Paxton

Contributor to Pure Nintendo. From the first Nintendo Entertainment System, Matt has been a fan of the Japanese gaming company. Matt first made contact with the Pure Nintendo Crew via an interview about Pure Nintendo's charity marathon for Child's Play Charity in 2012. Matt joined up with PNM in November 2012. Favorite Game: Super Mario RPG

Posts By Matt Paxton

Koopa Kast #57: In My Defense – Greatest Zelda Game (8:30PM)

December 10, 2014 | 2

The “In My Defense” series returns with something to induce maybe a bit of a disagreement between the staff: Which game in the Legend of Zelda series stands out among the rest?  Today’s panel hosts Matt, Justin Sharp, J-Money Hinton, and Trevor … Read More

PN Video: Amiibo Loot-Crate

December 8, 2014 |

There is a saying that goes a little something like this: there are only two undeniably true facts in this world, people enjoy getting Loot Crates in the mail, and Amiibos are pretty darn awesome. What happens when you mix … Read More

PureNintendo Let’s Play: Super Metroid Episode 4

December 6, 2014 |

Welcome to the final episode of our Super Metroid Let’s Play! For this finale, Matt is rejoined by Tristan and Trevor to finish of Ridley and Mother Brain once and for all (or at least until the next game).

Don’t … Read More

PN Let’s Play: Super Metroid Episode 3

November 29, 2014 |

Joining Matt this week are Tristan Meiman and Trevor Gould.

Listen as we make 90s and 80s references, watch as Matt completely forgets an essential weapon, marvel at how no one reminded him.

This week, we are trying something a … Read More

PN Mini-Review: Hyrule Warriors Twilight Princess DLC

November 29, 2014 |

Hyrule Warriors: Twilight Princess Review – The True Master Quest

Once you get into the Twilight Princess Map, you’ll quickly realize why the level cap was raised to 150.  The game’s difficulty will ramp up quickly, … Read More

PN Let’s Play: Super Smash Bros. (Wii U)

November 26, 2014 |

Since this week is the Thanksgiving holiday season in the U.S., we here at PureNintendo have decided to celebrate by having a few matches in Super Smash Bros 4 online.  Now you can finally see who is the best fighter among Matt … Read More

PN Let’s Play: Super Metroid Episode 2

November 22, 2014 |

We proudly present the second episode of our Super Metroid Let’s Play. In our Let’s Play series, we don’t stop playing until we make it through to the end of the game. For this first series, each episode is around sixty … Read More

Hyrule Warriors: Twilight Princess Pack Release Date Announced

November 20, 2014 |

Nintendo of America has recently announced the second DLC Pack for Hyrule Warriors will release on November 27th, 2014. The new pack will feature the Spinner for Link, and new weapon for Midna, in which she takes her original form … Read More

PN Review: World of Keflings

November 20, 2014 |

World Of Keflings is a sequel to the PC title, Kingdom for Keflings. The game tasks your Mii, a giant, to help build kingdoms so its Kefling citizens can prosper. You and your Kefling friend will need to collect raw … Read More

PNM Let’s Play: Super Metroid Episode 1

November 15, 2014 |

We thought we would polish off the week with something a little bit different. We proudly present the first episode of our Super Metroid Let’s Play. In our Let’s Play series, we don’t stop playing until we make it through … Read More

PN Review: Tengami

November 13, 2014 | 1


Tengami may not be the most complicated title on the Wii U, but Nyamyam’s tale is absolutely one of the most unique.

Tengami is designed to be a serene, relaxing game, so it makes sense that the … Read More

Koopa Kast 56: Series and Sequels

November 12, 2014 |

This time, we will be talking about how we tackle games that are sequels or as part of a series.As Nintendo fans, we definitely have experience with reviewing games as part of a series.  With series’ such as The Legend … Read More

Nintendo’s Amiibo Campaign

November 5, 2014 |


Nintendo is going full-force with their Amiibo suport this holiday season.  The first set of twelve Amiibos will release alongside Smash Bros. for Wii U on November 21st.  During December, will release six more Amiibo figures, totaling the number to eighteen.  Here … Read More

Majora’s Mask 3DS Confirmed

November 5, 2014 | 1

So there you have it, we finally have a Majora’s Mask for the 3DS.  Nintendo has hinted that we may see something related to the Nintendo 64 classic for close to a year now, and this news is sure to excite many … Read More

You Can Watch Today’s Nintendo Direct here!

November 5, 2014 | will be posting updates on the latest Koopa Kast, but you can watch the feed right here! I’ll probably appear in the comments every once in a while, so I’d love to hear your thoughts!

Nintendo Direct Feed

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Koopa Kast 55: Scare Tactics (Resurrects at 7:30PM EDT)

October 30, 2014 | 1


Update (5:29PM EDT):  We have everything squared away for tonights Koopa Kast.  That’s right, I said tonights!  So join Matt, Justin Sharp, and Justin “J-Money” Hinton as we talk about scary games.


The next Koopa Kast falls right … Read More

PN Review: Cosmophony

October 29, 2014 |

If I needed to sum up Cosmophony in one phrase, it would be: “Simple, quick, and extremely demanding”.

Cosmophony’s story is simple enough, and completely laid out in the beginning.  The previous guardian had been charged with protecting the universe, but … Read More

Smash Bros (Wii U): Smash Tour

October 23, 2014 |

One of the newest modes in the upcoming Smash Bros is the Mario Party- esque “Smash Tour”. As you travel around a small board, you collect fighters for your cause (the cause being victory).  If two people meet on the board, … Read More