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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

10 DS Games We Want To See On The Wii U Virtual Console

February 12, 2014 | 7

It was recently announced that Nintendo would be bringing DS games to the Wii U Virtual Console.  Here are 10 DS games from the handheld’s huge library that we felt would make a great addition to the Virtual Console … Read More

Nintendo DS Virtual Console coming to Wii U

January 29, 2014 | 6

Now, it isn’t clear if this means DS virtual console games or that DS games will be on the Wii U virtual console.

Update It does seen like DS games will find themselves on the Wii U virtual console.

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PR: Pokémon HeartGold & Pokémon SoulSilver: Super Music Collection launches on iTunes today

January 14, 2014 | 1

Today the Pokémon Company has announced the next digital remastered soundtrack from Pokémon HeartGold and Pokémon SoulSilver. This comes after the release of the digital soundtrack for Pokemon X/Y and Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen.

Fans can expect more from the following during 2014.

Nintendo Online Services Still Experiencing Technical Difficulties

December 26, 2013 | 3

Nintendo’s online services are still experiencing technical difficulties across all of their platforms.  Nintendo users began experiencing these outages early yesterday and even delayed the release of the Pokémon Bank application to try and ease some of the server load. … Read More

PN Review: Orion’s Odyssey: A Pattern Blocks Adventure

December 23, 2013 | 2

To determine if Kickstarter success Orion’s Odyssey: A Pattern Blocks Adventure is for you, consider the following questions – Are you in the market for a great game?  Would you like a download that’s easy on the wallet?  Does the idea … Read More

PN Review: Heathcliff: Spot On

December 14, 2013 |

Cats and company have fun, playing pranks on everyone.  New adventures every day, the cats will always get their way.

Heathcliff, the beloved comic and cartoon cat has arrived on DSiWare.  Previously a retail release sporting the name Frantic Foto, … Read More

PN Review: Hands On! Tangrams

December 5, 2013 |

Hands On! Tangrams is yet another recent DSiWare download that first saw life years earlier as a physical release.  I knew this would be a good game even before I redeemed the review code, as I’d actually purchased it at retail prior.  … Read More

PN Review: Zombie Blaster

October 15, 2013 | 1

Zombie Blaster could easily be in the running for worst video game title ever.  Not only is the name as generic as they come, but it also does a disservice to this rail shooting DSiWare download, by failing to highlight its campy efforts.  The game … Read More

The Life and Legacy of Gunpei Yokoi

October 15, 2013 | 5

When one thinks of some of the greatest and most influential figures in the Gaming industry, very few people can hold a candle to Gunpei Yokoi. Mentor to Shigeru Miyamoto, visionary pioneer, and creator of one of the biggest flops … Read More