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About Matt Paxton

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 and joining the crew shortly after. Favorite Game: Xenoblade Chronicles
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Review: SteamWorld Dig 2 (Nintendo Switch)
9
2 months ago

Review: SteamWorld Dig 2 (Nintendo Switch)

If Nintendo didn’t come out of left field with a remake of Metroid II, I would urge any Metroid fan to pick up SteamWord Dig 2 immediately. However, with Metroid …
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Review: Neurovoider (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 months ago

Review: Neurovoider (Nintendo Switch)

Aside from its rogue like elements, this game’s other main gimmick is the permadeath feature. Meaning your goal is to make it as far as possible before your sudden, inevitable …
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Review: ACA Neo Geo Magician Lord (Nintendo Switch)
5
2 months ago

Review: ACA Neo Geo Magician Lord (Nintendo Switch)

With another month gone by without any Virtual Console service, ACA has been picking up the slack through a constant string of Neo Geo ports. I’ve gotten the pleasure of …
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Review: Implosion – Never Lose hope (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 months ago

Review: Implosion – Never Lose hope (Nintendo Switch)

Implosion is Rayark’s first game to make it to a main console, and the studio is off to a good start. The high-angle camera feels indicative of a mobile title, …
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Review – Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review – Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Nintendo Switch)

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is another in the Musou genre, a game in which you play a one-man army to take on thousands of foes, only to cast them aside …
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Review: Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition (New Nintendo 3DS)
8.5
3 months ago

Review: Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition (New Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Runbow Pocket’s appeal lies in both its unique artstyle and party platformer style that supports up to four players. Don’t worry if you can’t always grab three friends. Runbow is …
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Review: ACA NEOGEO Waku Waku 7 (Nintendo Switch)
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5 months ago

Review: ACA NEOGEO Waku Waku 7 (Nintendo Switch)

In the year 1996, cabinet arcade games were abundant, littering convenience stores, bowling alleys, and Chuck E Cheese knock-offs around the world. In fighting games such as Waku Waku 7, …
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Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris (Nintendo Switch)

This has to be the most straightforward title I have ever reviewed. It has Puyos, it has Tetriminos. More importantly, it has Puyos and Tetriminos at the same time. If …
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New Fighters Revealed in ARMS Direct
6 months ago

New Fighters Revealed in ARMS Direct

Three new ARMS fighters were introduced in today’s ARMS Direct.

Kid Cobra – A fan of selfie sticks and live-streaming, this hip fighter pounces on opponents with a charged-up dash. …
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Feature: The Legendary World of Zelda Interview with Kyle Hilliard
6 months ago

Feature: The Legendary World of Zelda Interview with Kyle Hilliard

By  •  Interviews

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Legend of Zelda, which has been one of Nintendo’s cornerstone properties since the days of the Nintendo Entertainment System. To celebrate, …
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All Modes for Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Revealed
6 months ago

All Modes for Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Revealed

With Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers out in a little over two weeks (May 26), Nintendo’s UK website has revealed all of the modes you can experience on …
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Riftstar Raiders Announced for Nintendo Switch
6 months ago

Riftstar Raiders Announced for Nintendo Switch

 

With one tweet, developer Climax Studios has announced that their …
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Review: Kamiko (Nintendo Switch)
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7 months ago

Review: Kamiko (Nintendo Switch)

Skipmore is no stranger to sprite, retro-style games with games like Fairune and Fairune 2. With the Switch, Skipmore has brought out the arcade-style adventure game, Kamiko. Kamiko is a …
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Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers to Release on Switch
10 months ago

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers to Release on Switch

While it doesn’t seem like it will be a launch title, Capcom is releasing another iteration in the infamous SNES original, Street Fighter II. This new title, Ultra Street Fighter …
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Fire Emblem Direct Airs on Jan 18
10 months ago

Fire Emblem Direct Airs on Jan 18

By  •  Videos

Alongside the reveal of Fire Emblem Warriors, Nintendo announced an upcoming Nintendo Direct centered around Fire Emblem, which will air on January 18 at 5PM EST/2PM PST.  We may also get …
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Second Chance Review – Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (3DS)
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10 months ago

Second Chance Review – Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

 

Before we begin, let me just say that, yes, we have reviewed this game once before, and you can check it out here.  Second Chance Reviews is a new …
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Puyo Puyo Tetris Announced for Nintendo Switch

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SEGA is combing two puzzles games, Puyo Puyo and Tetris, into one game that will release for the Nintendo Switch in Spring 2017. When I say combine, I mean you …
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Upcoming Shin Megami Title Headed for Nintendo Switch
10 months ago

Upcoming Shin Megami Title Headed for Nintendo Switch

By  •  Videos

During the Nintendo Switch Live event, Atlus revealed that they are in development of a new entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series. The new game is being developed using …
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