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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

Persona Q Trailer and Collectors Edition Details

July 22, 2014 |

ATLUS has just released a new trailer for next iteration of the Persona Series, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, for the 3DS.

Persona Q is a first-person dungeon crawling RPG adventure that combines the casts of the hit ATLUS … Read More

PN Interview: Chad Seiter and Jeron Moore of “Symphonic Evolutions”

July 22, 2014 |

 

I recently sat down with the Chad Seiter, the arranger, and Jeron Moore, the producer, of the upcoming concert tour, Symphonic Evolutions, which takes the original music from the Pokémon franchise, and places it into an 80 piece orchestra with video accompaniment.  Jeron and … Read More

Famitsu Shows New Hyrule Warriors Character [Updated with Clearer Image]

July 22, 2014 |

A scan of Famitsu Magazine shows that Fi, from Skyward Sword, will be a playable character in the upcoming Hyrule Warriors, bringing the roster count to six.  In addition, Famitsu has shown off what appears to be Zelda’s alternate form, in which … Read More

New Hyrule Warriors Trailer: Link (Globe)

July 22, 2014 |

If you’ve seen past scans of Hyrule Warriors, you have seen Link touting a large ball-and-chain.  While we knew that existed, we didn’t know if it was an equip-able item, like the hookshot, or something specific to Link.  Today, we … Read More

Hyrule Warriors: Three New Characters featured in Famitsu

July 22, 2014 |

Japanese Magazine Famitsu has revealed three new playable characters for the upcoming Hyrule Warriors:  Darunia, the Fire Sage, Ruto, the Water Sage, and Sheik, the alter ego of Princess Zelda.

According to the Famitsu website, the magazine plans to publish “over eight … Read More

Wii U System Update (5.1.0) Available Now

July 21, 2014 | 1

Nintendo has just released the latest update to the Wii U’s operating system.  The most notable detail of this latest system update allows users to transfer Wii U data between Wii U consoles.

Here is what can and cannot be … Read More

Atlus Release New “Citizens of the Earth” Trailer

July 21, 2014 |

Today, Atlus has released a new video showing off a bit more gameplay of Eden Industries top-down, turn-based RPG, Citizens of the Earth.  The trailer shows the Vice-President of the Earth working with up to three party members at a … Read More

Smash Bros Weekday Update (July 21, 2014): Robin’s Nosferatu

July 21, 2014 |

Director Masahiro Sakurai has decided to release more information regarding newcomer Robin (Avatar).

So far, Nosferatu is the only attack in which the amount of damage changes depending on Robin’s position.  The special attack certainly adds a unique element to Robin’s … Read More

What to Expect in “The Letter” Updates

July 17, 2014 | 1

If you have seen our previous post about The Letter‘s Canadian eShop release, you know that developer TreeFall Studios is planning to update the game in the future.  Founder Eli Brewer has contacted us concerning the nature of these updates.

TreeFall Studios has … Read More

“The Letter” to Release in Canadian eShop Thursday (7/17)

July 16, 2014 |

For those of you in Canada, Eli Brewer, founder of TreeFall Studios, has announced on the MiiVerse that The Letter is set to release in the Canadian eShop on July 17th.

 

 

We have reached out to TreeFall studios to talk … Read More

Smash Bros Update (7/16/2014): Robin (Avatar)

July 16, 2014 |

Yesterday, we learned a bit more on how Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening will fight.  Early this morning, Sakurai has shifted his focus to talk about Robin’s abilities in the latest Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS:

 

 

Robin’s fighting style takes a … Read More

Looking at Fi’s trailer for “Hyrule Warriors”

July 15, 2014 |

 Koei-Tecmo has recently released a trailer showing off how Fi, from Skyward Sword, will test her mettle against enemy armies (and no, Fi does not talk the enemy to death).  Most of Fi’s attacks consist of twirling, damaging enemies close to her. … Read More

Three Characters Revealed in Smash Bros

July 14, 2014 |

Today’s Smash Bros video revealed not one, not two, but three characters. The first character, is a long awaited regular: Captain Falcon.  Since there does not seem to be any changes on how he fights in the latest Smash Bros, and I feel we … Read More

Hyrule Warriors: Midna’s Ready to Fight

July 7, 2014 |

Koei-Tecmo has released a new trailer showing off how Midna, ruler of the Twilight Realm and Link’s companion in Twilight Princess, will stack up against the enemy army.  Midna will be able to float on her own, or she summon a Twilit … Read More

Watch Agitha fight in “Hyrule Warriors”

July 4, 2014 |

A new trailer has appeared showing how Agitha, the bug collector from Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, will battle against hoards of moblins in the upcoming Hyrule Warriors.   Agitha’s technique is similar to Lana’s, in that her attacks will have some range. … Read More

PNM Video Review: Shovel Knight (Wii U)

June 27, 2014 |

Shovel Knight is a very capable platforming adventure, and manages to hit a nice medium of nostalgia for the 8-bit days, but keeps the flavor of originality.  Where the game truly shines is the aesthetics.  The graphics are beautiful, … Read More

Koopa Kast #46

June 25, 2014 |

 

It’s time once more for the Koopa Kast Podcast.  Well, it’s actually not time yet, since we start the podcast at 8:30PM EDT.

This week’s Koopa Kast get’s a little more business-y as Matt, Alex, Justin, J-Money, and Trevor … Read More

PN Review: 1001 Spikes (Wii U)

June 25, 2014 | 1

 

I’m going to get this out straight away: 1001 Spikes is a game for those looking for an incredibly difficult challenge.  If you do not think you are into this sort of gameplay, chances are this game is not … Read More