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AboutMatt Paxton, Author at Pure Nintendo

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

PN Video: Skull Kid and Monster Hunter 3DS

February 20, 2015 | 2

In response to Justin Sharp’s unboxing video of the New 3DS Majora’s Mask limited edition console, which can be viewed here, Alex has countered with not one, but two limited edition items of his own to show off. All things … Read More

Koopa Kast Episode 60 – Breaking up the Club [Live at 8:30PM EST]

February 4, 2015 | 2

Hello Koopa Kast listeners one and all. With Nintendo’s Online service, Club Nintendo, slowly coming to a close, we here at will be discussing Nintendo’s latest decision. Is Nintendo in the right for ending their online program? What will … Read More

Alex’s Amiibo LootCrate Unboxing: The Final Chapter

January 28, 2015 | 1

In the third and final installment of the amiibo loot crate unboxing saga, Alex Schramke shows off all the goodies he got from the final loot crate and reflects on whether it was a good value or not. Will he … Read More

PN Review – 99Moves

January 27, 2015 |

Challenge on a budget

I can always appreciate a game that can do much with only a handful of assets; 1001 Spikes being a prime example. While 99Moves does not succeed on the same level, I can appreciate what developer … Read More

PN Review: Citizens of Earth (Wii U)

January 24, 2015 | 2

If Earthbound never released on the Virtual Console, Citizens of Earth would be the closest approximation to that experience. Eden Industries’ title on the Wii U and 3DS is full of funny dialogue, clever combat mechanics, and a old-school open-world … Read More

Koopa Kast #59: The New 3DS (8:30PM EST)

January 21, 2015 |

It’s that time again for our Koopa Kast #59. Today, Matt, Justin Sharp, Trevor Gould, and Alex Schramke talk about the latest 3DS reveals from last week’s Nintendo Direct. How long will the new 3DS last before it’s … Read More

Alex’s Amiibo Lootcrate Unboxing

January 14, 2015 | 4

With the amiibo craze still going strong, Alex Schramke thought now would be the perfect time to show off his growing collection as he opens up his second amiibo loot crate box. If you haven’t checked out the first unboxing … Read More

Wii Games to be Introduced to Wii U eShop

January 14, 2015 | 1

Another new console has been introduced into the Wii U eShop, but it’s not the console you expect. Games from the Nintendo Wii will begin to be introduced into the Wii U’s eShop. The first three will be Mario Galaxy … Read More

New 3DS-XL Details (Nintendo Direct Edition)

January 14, 2015 | 3

In this morning’s Nintendo Direct, the Kyoto-based company released more details about their latest in the line of 3DS’s, the New 3DS-XL. The newest product in the line will support a faster processor, an NFC under the touch-screen, C-Stick, and … Read More

Koopa Kast 58: Unpredictable [Live at 8:30PM EST]

January 7, 2015 | 5

You’ve heard from James Higginbotham and Justin Sharp, now it is time other staffers got in on the prediction party. Join series host Matt and series regulars Justin Sharp and Alex Schramke as they discuss what is on their … Read More

PN Video Review: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse

January 3, 2015 |

It’s been awhile, but is back with a new video review. This time, we look at WayForward’s latest in the Shantae series. While the game has been out on the 3DS for two months, we decided to test the … Read More Let’s Play: Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion

December 24, 2014 |

Since most of us here at PNM are away for the holidays, there will not be a Koopa Kast tonight. Instead, we bring you another Let’s Play video! This time, hosts Matt, Trevor, and J-Money sit down with Mike from … Read More

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