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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 #48

April 16, 2014 |


Could it be? Yes! It’s Koopa Kast for the third week in a row! It’s time for the 48 iteration of PNM’s world-famous Koopa Kast!Watch Dogs for the Wii U now has a definite release window, and we can … Read More

Koopa Kast #47 at 8:30PM EST Tonight

April 2, 2014 |

It’s almost time for’s Koopa Kast!  This week, I am joined by Trevor Gould, Justin Sharp,  and Justin “J-Money” Hinton. Trevor Gould will be on to talk about his Pokemon Trozei review.  We also talk about the upcoming GBA Virtual … Read More

PN Contest: Around the World of Wii Fit U in 88 Days: Home Stretch!

March 31, 2014 | 16

Update: We’re only a few days away from ending our “Around the World of Wii Fit U in 88 Days” contest!  I am extending the final deadline until this Friday, April 4, 2014. So you have until midnight PST on that day to give me … Read More

Koopa Kast #46 here at 8:30PM EST!

March 19, 2014 | 1

It’s almost time for Koopa Kast #46!  That means our staff gets a break from the edit mines, and comes out to talk about the world of Nintendo.  This week’s crew will be Justin “J-Money” Hinton, Trevor Gould, Matt Paxton, … Read More

PN Contest: Day 66 Update

March 17, 2014 |

Hey everyone!  Can you believe 66 days have gone by already?  That means it is time for one final update before the finish line.  Check out our video to see how our staff members and our readers are progressing.  If … Read More

PN Contest Update: Day 44

February 23, 2014 |

Hey Folks!

We have just crossed the halfway point. This waypoint reveals technical difficulties and new contestants.


                                            … Read More

Nintendo Direct Showcases 3DS & Wii U Indie Devs

February 13, 2014 |

In the midst of the latest Nintendo Direct, Nintendo Minute hosts Kit and Krysta sit down briefly with a number of indie devs currently developing games for the 3DS and Wii U.

Jools Watsham of Renegade Kid showed off Treasurenauts, a retro-inspired platformer, … Read More

Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball Coming in April

February 13, 2014 | 2

A unique announcement in this Nintendo Direct, Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball, is a game that is based around what Iwata describes as “good-feelings”.  Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball features a series of mini-games that revolve around pitching, hitting, and making pitching calls.

Perhaps … Read More

Pokémon Battle Trozei

February 13, 2014 | 1

Another title in their already impressively large franchise, Pokémon Battle Trozei, has recently been announced in the latest Nintendo Direct. Trozei’s gameplay will be a fast-passed puzzler, and every single pokémon to date.  Just like the traditional titles, pokémon can be battled, … Read More

New Details on Yoshi’s New Island

February 13, 2014 | 1

The latest Nintendo Direct explains aspects of Yoshi’s New Island gameplay.  While most of the discussion covers aspects we already know, we did learn of the Metal Egg-Dozer, a giant metal egg that crushes anything in it’s path.  While following Yoshi, the Egg-Dozer can act … Read More

NES Remix 2 Announced for Wii U eShop

February 13, 2014 | 1

Just as I predicted in my review, Nintendo plans to release NES Remix 2.  Games such as Super Mario Bros 3, Metroid, Punch-Out, and the Legend of Zelda II, are featured in this upcoming title.  Just as before, the game will feature a series … Read More

Inazuma Eleven Released on 3DS eShop

February 13, 2014 |

Besides the newest Professor Layton title, Developer Level 5 will also be releasing the latest iteration of a soccer (or fútball) RPG, known as Inazuma Eleven for the 3DS and 2DS.

Players must can recruit and train team members at school using prestige points, as … Read More

Gameboy Advance on the Wii U VC: Spring 2014

February 13, 2014 |

Along with a large series of game trailers, Nintendo has announced that it will be putting up Gameboy Advance titles on the Wii U’s virtual console service starting Spring of this year.  Metroid FusionMario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Yoshi’s Island: Super … Read More

Bayonetta 2 Details

February 13, 2014 | 1

Today’s Nintendo Direct shows off even more hyper gameplay from PlatinumGames’s “Bayonetta 2″.  Expect to be battling plenty of gigantic beasts, as well as some surfing.  The newest trailer also shows off a new ability to summon a massive creature … Read More

Emmy’s Story “Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy”

February 13, 2014 |

The latest Professor Layton Game shows off Emmy Altava’s skills as she travels with Professor Layton, all of which leads up to a teaser for the latest title in the series, “Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy”. The newest Professor … Read More

Smash Bros introduces Little Mac to the Roster

February 13, 2014 |

Everyone’s favorite “Punch-Out” underdog, Little Mac, punches his way into the latest iteration of the Smash Bros series. Coming it at a measly three feat tall, Little Mac pacs quite a whollop! Little Mac’s  features a power meter, that allows … Read More

Pure Nintendo Interviews: Sonic Boom

February 11, 2014 | 2

Last Thursday, I took to the road for SEGA’s Sonic Boom Press Conference in New York City.  Using my powers of the one-man-crew, I grabbed a video interview with Red Button Entertainment’s Creative Director, Bob Rafei, and SEGA of America’s … Read More