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PN Review: Thorium Wars: Attack of the Skyfighter

August 29, 2014 |

Thorium Wars was a highly regarded DSiWare game.  Big John Games is no doubt hoping this sequel does even better on the 3DS eShop.  Being featured in Nintendo’s E3 eShop highlights trailer is a good start!  Thorium Wars: Attack of … Read More

Nintendo Trailer: Games of Past, Present, and Future

August 29, 2014 |

Nintendo has recently released a three minute trailer showcasing the Wii U AAA titles that have released and have yet to release. Give it a look.

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Nintendo’s North American Third-party release scedule

August 29, 2014 |

Earlier this morning we posted a press release from NOA that talked about a lot of things. Just in case you missed it I wanted to single out Nintendo’s updated release schedule fir 3rd party games. Check out the full … Read More

PN Review: Squid’s Odyssey (3DS eShop)

August 28, 2014 |

I was fortunate enough to review this game for the Wii U, and can happily report that this version is the better of the two.

For the uninitiated, Squid’s Odyssey was originally released for iOS in 2011, with other smart … Read More

Japanese Sales Charts: Seventh Week of Yokai Watch 2 on top (Week Ending August 24, 2014)

August 28, 2014 |

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and this week we see Yokai Watch 2 retain its number one spot for the seventh consecutive week, beating several newcomers on competing Sony platforms.

Half of the top 20 software titles … Read More

PN Review: Frederic – Resurrection of Music

August 27, 2014 |

Frederic Resurrection of Music is a hilariously intriguing rhythm game. Like Guitar Hero or Rock Band your only weapon throughout this journey is your trusty instrument, a piano. The lead character in this game is none other than famous historical composer Frederic Chopin … Read More

Pure Nintendo Reveals the Cover of the PNM August/September Issue #18

August 27, 2014 |

Nashville, TN – August 27th 2014 –  Pure Nintendo is proud to reveal the cover of our 18th issue of PNM! Issue 18 for August/September 2014 is packed to the brim with awesome Nintendo gaming content!  Check out our interview with Natsume … Read More

PN Featured Artist: Miguel Angel Martinez

August 27, 2014 |

This weeks PN Featured Artist is the very talented Miguel Angel Martinez. A game developer for his own studio SpellWare by day and a freelance artist by night. He loves to create new worlds, challenge players, and surprise artistically. From publication design, interactive media, … Read More

PN Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

August 26, 2014 | 1

Taking two of the most popular series from Nintendo’s handhelds and combining them in a highly anticipated crossover, Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney could be a joy for fans of either.  For a while it looked like this … Read More

PN Review: SteamWorld Dig (Wii U eShop)

August 25, 2014 | 1

SteamWorld Dig is a gem on the 3DS and when Image & Form announced it would be releasing on Wii U, fans rejoiced.  SteamWorld Dig is just as spectacular on the Wii U and in my opinion is superior to … Read More

Purely Opinion: Boycott Vs. Support, Voting With Your Wallet

August 25, 2014 | 8

Over the weekend I discovered two social media campaigns.  Both of these campaigns are centered around the gaming industry but take very different approaches to try and inspire change.  For the sake of fairness I will name both of the … Read More

Review: ZaciSa’s Last Stand

August 23, 2014 |

I had no clue what I was getting myself into with ZaciSa’s Last Stand. In-fact, I had no idea what the game even looked like. I just blindly took a game that sounded like an adventure. Before you ask, yes, … Read More

Koopa Kast #50 at 8:30PM EDT

August 20, 2014 | 1

Well here we are about to enter our 50th Koopa Kast.  All the big names are here: Justin Sharp, James Higginbotham, Justin “j-Money” Hinton”, Trevor Gould, Thomas Jones, Tristan Meiman, and Matt Paxton.  Since it is a special occasion, we … Read More

Adventures of Pip – Kickstarter Reboot Trailer

August 20, 2014 |

The folks over @TicTocGames have just launched a new Kickstarter for ‘Adventures of Pip’ which is coming to the Wii U.  The game is about a single pixel that evolves as the game progresses.  The graphics are very much inspired … Read More

PN Featured Artist: Thomas Jones

August 20, 2014 | 2

This weeks PN Featured Artist is our very own Thomas Jones (@thomasjones_89)! He’s a writer and contributor for PNM and PureNintendo.com. He has been involved in many projects for “Twitter Collaborations” creating pieces based on video games such as Earthbound and … Read More

Pure Nintendo Exclusive – First details on U Host

August 19, 2014 | 5

Pure Nintendo is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of U Host, a Nintendo Web Framework game from Bear Box Media. We have an exclusive early look at the game, and information you wont find elsewhere.

Nintendo gamers may know … Read More

PN Review: Soon Shine

August 18, 2014 |

Soon Shine is a new action puzzler built around racking up high scores.  It was made by the indie team at Dahku Creations.  Soon Shine has several improvements over their Wii U debut Chubbins, making for a better and more … Read More

A Tribute Fit For The Comedic King, Robin Williams

August 17, 2014 | 3

An artist on Tumblr by the name of Oscar Joyo (warning: some of the other images are NSFW) has posted a drawing of Robin Williams as the King of Hyrule.  Not only is the sketch amazing but it is a tribute fit … Read More