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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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Link to the Past 2 Preview (Nintendo Direct April 2013)
5 years ago

Link to the Past 2 Preview (Nintendo Direct April 2013)

While Nintendo is working on putting up the previews of the announced games on YouTube, a user has already put a low-resolution video of The Legend of Zelda: LInk to …
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[DS Update] February Contest: The View from Up Here
5 years ago

[DS Update] February Contest: The View from Up Here

 

 

 

 

 

January’s contest is gone, but lo, over the horizon comes February’s contest!

Everyone who’s played Super Mario 64 remembers the first time they got …
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Ubisoft Exec Welcomes Wii U Price Cut
5 years ago

Ubisoft Exec Welcomes Wii U Price Cut

In an interview with Edge, Alain Corre, Ubisoft executive director for EMEA territories, was asked if he would welcome a Wii U Price cut.

“Always want the hardware to be …
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Wii U Almost had Crysis 3
5 years ago

Wii U Almost had Crysis 3

In an interview with VentureBeat last Friday, Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli stated that the Wii U was extremely close to getting a port of the company’s recent release, Crysis 3.  How close …
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Nintendo in Lawsuit over 3D Technology
5 years ago

Nintendo in Lawsuit over 3D Technology

 

Nintendo is entrenched in a lawsuit filed by Seijiro Tomita over what he claims is a patent infringement over 3D display without the use of 3D glasses.

In 2003, …
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Sakurai’s Arm and New Smash Bros.
5 years ago

Sakurai’s Arm and New Smash Bros.

Kotaku has recently reported that Super Smash Bros. lead designer, Masahiro Sakurai, has an arm injury that severely limits the use of his right arm.  This injury has been present for awhile, but …
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Retro City Rampage comes to WiiWare (Updated)
5 years ago

Retro City Rampage comes to WiiWare (Updated)

Vblank Entertainment’s love letter to 8-bit-era gaming, Retro City Rampage, will be coming to WiiWare on February 28th, 2013.  The game was previously released on Xbox Live, PSN, and Steam to luke-warm reception.


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Happy 27th Birthday, Legend of Zelda!
5 years ago

Happy 27th Birthday, Legend of Zelda!

Confusing, frustrating, and short.  If any three words described my experiences with The Legend of Zelda as a kid, they would be here.  Not kind words to a game that is considered …
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Ubisoft 30% Off Sale on Wii U eShop This Week
5 years ago

Ubisoft 30% Off Sale on Wii U eShop This Week

For better or worse, Ubisoft has been in Pure Nintendo’s headlines a lot.  Don’t worry, this post is for the better…

 

If you mosey on over to the Wii …
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Nintendo Heads to Gamescom 2013
5 years ago

Nintendo Heads to Gamescom 2013

Gamescom has recently announced that Nintendo will be attending this year’s meeting, joining 28 other companies from 22 countries.  That number is expected to grow.

 

The Kyoto-based company took …
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Pure Nintendo January Contest Results
5 years ago

Pure Nintendo January Contest Results

 

 

A month ago, I asked readers to send in their best scores to contest@purenintendo.com for a chance to get their names in the magazine. Well, a month has …
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PN Review: Mighty Switch Force: Hyper Drive Edition
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5 years ago

PN Review: Mighty Switch Force: Hyper Drive Edition

Mighty Switch Force: Hyper Drive Edition Review

 

 

Game-developer Way Forward has proved once again that it knows how to make a platformer, but shows that it knows it’s …
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Koholint Island in Link’s Awakening Recreated in Minecraft
5 years ago

Koholint Island in Link’s Awakening Recreated in Minecraft

 

I’ve been in a big Link’s Awakening kick lately, so discovering this faithful recreation of the classic Gameboy title in Minecraft brought me an extra bit of joy.

 

Youtube …
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PN Review: Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
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5 years ago

PN Review: Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper a re-release of the XBox 360 and PS3 title of the same name.  The latest port of the Tecmo-Koei franchise allows for simultaneous play on the …
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[Update] Pure Nintendo Score Challenge: Nintendo Land Score Challenge Extended
5 years ago

[Update] Pure Nintendo Score Challenge: Nintendo Land Score Challenge Extended

By  •  Wii U

[Update]

 

Less than a week left until the deadline! Entries must be in no later than January 21st!

Hey, everyone! I’m blown away by the scores we’ve …
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PN Review: Nintendo Land
5 years ago

PN Review: Nintendo Land

 

*NB: My schedule wasn’t compatible with my friends’, so I wasn’t able to pull them to look at the game’s multiplayer components, so was only able …
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