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Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 5: Vehicles and Techniques

May 7, 2014 | 1

Mario Kart is well-known for its colorful characters, fun tracks and diverse items. Yet when you look under the hood, there’s a depth to the series that strikes a fine balance between simple, casual fun and adrenaline-pumping, racing action.

What started … Read More

Sokimania 2: Cool Job Trailer (DSiWare)

May 6, 2014 |

Analyze, focus, think, and find the best solution in the right time. Compare your skills with others!


CINEMAX Games new DSiWare sokoban puzzler will release this Thursday.  While it may catch the eyes of fans of the first … Read More

Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 4: Items

April 30, 2014 | 3

In the lead-up to Wii U’s Mario Kart 8, we’ve looked with fondness over the reasons we love the series, including the history, characters and tracks. This week we’re going to talk about those wonderful and varied items that can … Read More

PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)

April 27, 2014 |

Have you ever played the board game Battleship?  Of course you have!  It’s been around for nearly 50 years, and remains popular today.  Sea Battle is a digital version of that time-honored game, and a pretty good one all things … Read More

Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 3: Brilliant Tracks

April 23, 2014 | 5

Each week we get one step closer to the May 30 release of Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U. To help pass the time until then, we’re reminiscing about why we love Mario Kart in the first place. So … Read More

Nintendo Download: 24th April eShop Releases (Europe)

April 22, 2014 |

Due to a holiday yesterday, these were announced a day later than usual, but here at last are this week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe. We’ve got the Wii U sequel to a popular retro remix, another GBA title on … Read More

Nintendo Accused of Patent Infringement for Wii U

April 19, 2014 | 4

It appears that Nintendo is among a number of parties, including retailers, being sued for alleged patent infringement by Secure Axcess, a company dedicated to “monetization and management of Internet security patents.”

The patent, issued to Secure Axcess in February … Read More

Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 2: Characters

April 16, 2014 | 9

Welcome to part 2 of our 8-part Mario Kart feature. Each week we’re dissecting Mario’s famous racing outings in the lead-up to the release of Mario Kart 8 on May 30. In case you missed it, check out last week’s … Read More

PR: The iconic naval battle game is Coming Soon to Nintendo DSi in Sea Battle!

April 16, 2014 |

April, 16th 2014

Krakow, POLAND – Teyon and WaiS Co. Ltd  proudly announce the release of Sea Battle, a rendition of the iconic battleship pencil and paper game on Nintendo DSiTM next Thursday, April 24. Sea Battle will be released … Read More

Nintendo Download: 17th April eShop Releases (Europe)

April 14, 2014 |

Happy Monday to our European friends! It’s time for the low-down on this week’s eShop releases. More Game Boy Advance Virtual Console titles are here, plus some nice discounts, the return of DSiWare and the release of Nintendo Pocket Football … Read More

Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 1: History

April 9, 2014 | 4

Welcome to the first in an 8-part series to celebrate the launch of the latest in Nintendo’s popular Mario Kart games, Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U. Each week leading up to the May 30 launch we’ll post a … Read More

Pure Nintendo looks back on DSiWare in 2013

April 2, 2014 |

In the last issue of PNM we ranked our top games of 2013 for both the Wii U and 3DS, along with their respective eShops.  This article will take a look at DSiWare, and how it fared over the last … Read More

I am in the Movie – A brief look at this new DSiWare application

March 30, 2014 |

 “I am in the Movie” is a tool that recreates visual effects from Hollywood movies.

Just when I thought DSiWare was dead, this new application comes along to prove me wrong.  Unless I’m very much mistaken, this is the first … Read More

I am in the Movie trailer from CIRCLE Entertainment

March 23, 2014 |

DSiWare lives!

Releasing this Thursday, March 27, is this rather curious looking application.  It’s being published by longtime DSiWare supporter, CIRCLE.  Pure Nintendo will be sure to give the new program a look over once released.

The above trailer is … … Read More

Walmart Is Getting Into Used Games Business

March 18, 2014 | 1

Not that gamers need another business that will take used games for dirt cheap but Walmart has just announced an expansion to their gaming business.  Walmart will begin allowing customers to trade-in used games beginning March 26th at 3,100 locations. … Read More

Club Nintendo North America Discontinuing Post-Play Surveys For Wii & DS Games

March 14, 2014 | 2

After April 7th it will be a little more difficult to get coins from your Wii or DS game purchases on Club Nintendo if you live in North America.  Beginning April 7th post-play surveys will no longer be distributed on … Read More

UPDATE: Wi-Fi Service for DS and Wii to end in May

February 27, 2014 | 1

Nintendo has announced that they are shutting off their Wi-Fi Connection services for DS and Wii on May 20, 2014. This will affect gamers in all regions. In a statement on their website, Nintendo states that the disconnection will impact game features … Read More

PR: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril now on Nintendo DS

February 19, 2014 | 1

For those Nintendo handheld gamers out there who have not upgraded to a 3DS, there are still games that are releasing on the very successful handheld DS.  There are not many games that have released for the older Nintendo handheld … Read More