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Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 7: Battle Mode!

May 21, 2014 | 6

With Mario Kart 8 just over a week away from release, it’s certainly time to get excited!

Over the last 7 weeks we’ve looked at various reasons why we love Mario Kart, and today we’re delving into the other half … Read More

PN Review: Jewel Match (DSiWare)

May 16, 2014 |

Who doesn’t know the match-three game? I’ve reviewed several of these titles for Pure Nintendo and played even more.  Despite their simplicity, repetitiveness, and overabundance I enjoy them.  They make for nice stretches of entertainment between more robust offerings.  The … Read More

Nintendo Download – May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014 |

May 15, 2014 13:00 UTC Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • Wii Party U – Invite your friends … Read More

Why We Love Mario Kart, Part 6: Multiplayer

May 14, 2014 |

Mario Kart is fun to play solo, but let’s face it – it’s absolutely brilliant when played with friends, family, or anyone else willing to compete with you for a gold trophy!

Today we’ll look more closely at the history … Read More

PN Review: Sokomania 2: Cool Job (DSiWare)

May 9, 2014 |

This new DSiWare release is a sokoban game, which (courtesy of Wikipedia) “is a type of transport puzzle, in which the player pushes boxes or crates around in a warehouse, trying to get them to storage locations.”  I’ve played titles … Read More

Deep Sea Creatures heading to DSiWare next week

May 8, 2014 |


DSiWare continues to maintain its slow pulse, with Deep Sea Creatures releasing on May 15.  Game Overview from Nintendo’s page …


The mystery of the Deep Sea and its species in the Palm of … Read More

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