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PN Review – Excave

February 27, 2015 |

Excave is a rather average name for a rather average game. This new dungeon crawler doesn’t do anything egregiously wrong, but it comes up short in several ways. Genre fans will likely find it suffices, though everyone else may want … Read More

This Month in Reviews: February

February 26, 2015 |


This Month’s Reviews

This Month in Reviews is a brand new Feature brought to you by the team at Pure Nintendo. Never again will you, incredible Pure Nintendo audience, miss out on all the great … Read More

PN Review: 3D Fantasy Zone

February 25, 2015 |

M2’s Genesis updates have been quite respectable, but it’s the arcade reworkings that have really brought their talents to the forefront. Fresh off Afterburner comes yet another arcade shooter, this time in the fantasy mold, the aptly named Fantasy Zone. … Read More

Yoshi’s Woolly World rated for release in Australia

February 23, 2015 | 1

One of the titles we’re most looking forward to this year is Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Wii U. Since it was announced at last year’s E3, we’ve been eagerly awaiting for an update on the vague “early 2015″ release window … Read More

PR: And The Winner Is… Nintendo Announces Its Own 2015 Film Awards

February 21, 2015 | 2

In celebration of this Sundays Oscars Nintendo has decided to have their own Mushroom Kingdom fun and announce a Nintendo version of Oscar winners. Check out all the winners below.


  • The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Award, … Read More

PN Video: Skull Kid and Monster Hunter 3DS

February 20, 2015 | 2

In response to Justin Sharp’s unboxing video of the New 3DS Majora’s Mask limited edition console, which can be viewed here, Alex has countered with not one, but two limited edition items of his own to show off. All things … Read More

PN Review: Moon Chronicles – DLC Episodes

February 19, 2015 |

After a longer than expected wait, the Moon Chronicles saga has finally resumed on 3DS. Thankfully this DLC brings all the remaining episodes together at once. Even better, they make for a satisfying conclusion to the groundwork laid in Episode … Read More

Leak: Gold plated Mario Amiibo is to be a Wal-Mart exclusive

February 18, 2015 |

For the past few weeks, Pure Nintendo has been reporting Amiibo stories left and right and without further ado, here is one more.

This morning an image leaked to what appears to be a gold plated Mario Amiibo that … Read More

PN Review: Punch Out! (WiiU VC)

February 18, 2015 |

At first I thought it was a little silly to rerelease Wii games on the WiiU Eshop, seeing as it is backwards compatible. But I can’t complain after seeing the choice of games, the 3 that were recently added to the Eshop are great! … Read More

Original Nintendo 3DS will soon support Amiibo

February 17, 2015 | 1

When the New Nintendo 3DS launched in North America on Feb 13, Nintendo fans who purchased the handheld gained the opportunity to play selected titles with Amiibo support. Although this feature seems to be exclusive to the New Nintendo 3DS, … Read More

Amiibo launching in card form this year

February 17, 2015 | 9

Amiibo figurines can be extremely hard to find at particular retailers, and even after pre-ordering your favorites, previously launched figurines may be considered extinct in some areas. Well, that is until now. Pure Nintendo recently reported a series of Iwata … Read More

PN Review: Undead Storm Nightmare (3DS eshop)

February 12, 2015 |

“Undead Storm Nightmare” is a sequel to the DSiWare game “Undead Storm”. I never had a chance to play the first game in the series but I can tell you from what I’ve read the 2 are very similar. The … Read More

PN Review: Puzzle Monkeys

February 12, 2015 |

Puzzle Monkeys is a block dropping game that reminds me of Dr. Mario in more ways than one.  It’s picked a classic game for inspiration, and the addition of monkeys are worth an extra point just on their own!  The … Read More

PN Review: KAMI

February 12, 2015 |

KAMI is the latest 3DS puzzler brought to us from the team at CIRCLE Entertainment. They are responsible for publishing the Quell games on the eShop.  And developer Flyhigh Works I recognize from Fairune (and other titles).  As these are … Read More

PN Review: Dolphin Up

February 9, 2015 |

If you enjoy chasing high scores, the odds are good that Dolphin Up will entertain you. How long you’ll remain entertained is a fair question though, since there just isn’t a whole lot to this game. Is what’s on offer sufficient?

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PN Review: Frenchy Bird

February 7, 2015 |

I did not plan on reviewing Frenchy Bird. After my experience with Spikey Walls, I figured I’d let one of my coworkers take a crack at it.  The fact that it sat in the review queue for a couple of … Read More

Miiverse Update Adds Comment Previews and User Matching

February 6, 2015 |

Nintendo’s own brand of social media has received a nice little update that should enhance user experience by previewing comments and finding new friends.

Previously implemented online before hitting the 3DS and Wi U, when you now look at … Read More

Pokemon Bank subscribers are to receive free Pokemon

February 5, 2015 |

As of late it would appear The Pokemon Company has shown some form of consistency in regards to gifting free Pokemon to fans. Last week, Pure Nintendo reported that the Pokemon Company offered a free Emboar to those who entered … Read More