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E3 2013 Archives - Pure Nintendo

E3 2014 PR: Nintendo News: The Strategy Genre Gets a Steamy Upgrade with Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. for Nintendo 3DS

June 12, 2014 |

E3 Expo 2014

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A new adventure unlike anything Nintendo has done before will join the ever-expanding Nintendo universe in 2015. At a developer roundtable event on June 11 during the E3 video game conference, … Read More

Hands on with Wind Waker HD

June 16, 2013 | 3

When The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker was announced for the Gamecube many E3’s ago, it was met with mixed reactions from Zelda fans everywhere. The cell-shaded graphics were a serious departure from the series graphical style at the … Read More

Cloudberry Kingdom Hands On Impressions

June 16, 2013 | 1

Who knew that an indie game would be the game that a majority of the Pure Nintendo team enjoyed the most on the E3 show floor.  Cloudberry Kingdom, developed by Pwnee Studios, surprised much of the team with difficult but … Read More

Mario Kart 8 Hands On Impressions

June 16, 2013 | 3

Mario Kart is a favorite among many Mario and Nintendo fans.  Just when the series seems to have received the best title in the franchise yet, Nintendo comes out with another Kart game that tops the last.  This is no … Read More

Rayman Legends Hands On Impressions

June 16, 2013 |

Many gamers have already played Rayman Legends either on a demo station at a retail store, on the Wii U eShop demo, or through the Challange app, which can also be found on the Wii U eShop.  At Nintendo’s E3 … Read More

New Super Luigi U Hands On Impressions

June 16, 2013 | 4

For those Wii U owners that have played New Super Mario Bros U, the new version of this game which features Luigi instead of Mario may not be the experience players are looking for.  New Super Luigi U is fun … Read More

Hands On With: A Link Between Worlds

June 16, 2013 | 1

Let me start off by saying I love The Legend of Zelda. It is by far my favorite gaming franchise in not only Nintendo, but in the gaming world itself. That’s why when we were allowed to explore Nintendo’s show … Read More

Hands On With Pikmin 3

June 16, 2013 | 4

I think its pretty safe to say that we all love food. It comforts us, energizes us and keeps us moving. But what do you do when your planets food supply is running low? Easy. You just travel to another … Read More

Hands on With Yoshi’s New Island

June 15, 2013 | 6

Developer: Arzest Platform: Nintendo 3DS Launch Date: 2014


After fighting through the crowds, I managed to sit down with Yoshi’s New Island for the 3DS.  The demo featured five levels: Two above ground levels, and a cave level.  These … Read More

Pure Nintendo: E3 2013 in pictures

June 14, 2013 | 1

E3 2013 is over and now is the time to sit back and wait for all the great games coming the next year. While the PN crew prepares to head back to their homes and families  Feel free to take a look … Read More

Watch Dogs E3 Impressions

June 13, 2013 | 1

Even though I wasn’t able to get any hands on time with Watch Dogs, I was able to get access to the promo booth Ubisoft was running that showed some exclusive new footage of the game.  The demo was … Read More

Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS will not use touch screen controls

June 13, 2013 | 1

Coming from an IGN interview with Masahiro Sakurai.

“You can think of situations where, if you implemented touch controls on Wii U, then the GamePad player would have advantages over other players. We want to balance evenly across Wii U … Read More

Cloudberry Kingdom for the 3DS could be possible

June 13, 2013 |

Pwnee Studios’ Cloudberry Kingdom is one of the PN staff’s surprise games from E3 2013. The game will be coming to the Wii U eShop, XBLA, PSN, and PC later this year. According to Michael Suswal, the Director of Business … Read More

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds releasing in November

June 13, 2013 | 1

Nintendo has cleared up the winter release time frame for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. During an earlier analyst meeting Nintendo announced A Link Between Worlds will be coming out sometime in November.



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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut Impressions

June 13, 2013 | 1

After playing quite a few hours of Deus Ex: Human Revolution on the PC, I was interested to get my hands on the new Wii U remix.  My initial impressions were not great.


The biggest problem with … Read More

Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Spies vs. Mercs hands-on impressions

June 12, 2013 |

Today, during my Ubisoft booth tour I had the opportunity to get my hands on the Spy vs Mercs mode for Splinter Cell: Blacklist.  I sat down with two other Pure Nintendo writers to play some 2v2, and since … Read More