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Koopa Kast 55: Scare Tactics (Resurrects at 7:30PM EDT)

October 30, 2014 | 1


Update (5:29PM EDT):  We have everything squared away for tonights Koopa Kast.  That’s right, I said tonights!  So join Matt, Justin Sharp, and Justin “J-Money” Hinton as we talk about scary games.


The next Koopa Kast falls right … Read More

PN Review: Castle Conqueror EX

October 29, 2014 |

The Castle Conqueror games found success on DSiWare, and no doubt CIRCLE hopes the same will be true with this expanded release of the original.  Primary among the changes here are redone artificial intelligence and levels.  Some are more challenging, … Read More

PN Exclusive Interview: Ackk Studios Talks About YIIK Gameplay

October 29, 2014 | 1

Pure Nintendo has been keeping up with indie game developer Ackk Studios about their projects, Two Brothers and YIIK, that are both due to release on Wii U.  In this exclusive interview Andrew Allanson of Ackk Studios talks a bit … Read More

PN Review: Shantae and The Pirate’s Curse (3DS)

October 27, 2014 | 2

If there’s one thing I love in a video game, it’s a strong female protagonist. It can get kind of monotonous when “your princess is in another castle” or “some dark evil king captures the damsel in distress”. So when … Read More

PN Featured Artist: Kelsey Yurkow

October 27, 2014 | 2

This weeks Pure Nintendo Featured Artist is the very awesome Kelsey Yurkow (@kelsadelphia)! She adds a splash of color to some of our favorite gaming characters and creates some amazing art that really catches your eye, not to mention the … Read More

Koopa Chat – Episode 6 With Jools Watsham of Renegade Kid (10/27/14 – 12:30 EST)

October 27, 2014 | 1





Pure Nintendo is very pleased to announce that Renegade Kid’s Jools Watsham is our guest on the next episode of Koopa Chat!

Justin ‘J Money’ Hinton, Matt Paxton, and Trevor Gould will join Jools in chatting about all … Read More

Special Orders and Crazy Orders

October 23, 2014 |

Time to follow orders.  Take on challenges set out by these two gloves.  Tickets reflect tasks you must perform to win rewards.  You only get one shot per order, so good luck.  Crazy Orders mode offers a bit of a twist; … Read More

8-Player Smash Announced (Special Mode)

October 23, 2014 |

Grab seven of your closest buddies and get ready to Smash like never before.  In addition, these giant stages have Danger Zones.  Run into one, and you take massive damage; run into it with more than 100% damage will equal … Read More

PN Review: Chests O’ Booty

October 22, 2014 |

Bored o’ those landlover match-three games?  Then you’ve found the right game ye’ scurvy scalawag.

If any genre is in need of a shakeup, it’s match-three puzzlers.  So I commend Wildmane Studios for trying something different with the stale titles.  … Read More

PN Review: Ping 1.5 +

October 21, 2014 |

Ping 1.5 + takes the simplest of premises – guiding a small white cube to an orange sphere – and turns it into one of the most challenging Wii U games yet!  It may not be for the easily frustrated, … Read More

PN Review: Fantasy Life (3DS)

October 21, 2014 | 1

Fantasy Life is an addictive fun adventure game from Level 5 and 1-up studio (formerly Brownie Brown Inc.) now available on the Nintendo 3DS. Instead of only taking the role of the mighty hero, in this game you have the option of being all … Read More

PN Featured Artist: David Kopet

October 20, 2014 | 1

Hello everyone, this weeks Pure Nintendo featured artist is David Kopet. An awesomely talented artist who uses all varieties of pop culture as inspiration for his work. If you like some of the artwork you see David also creates designs … Read More

Pure Nintendo Reveals the Cover of the PNM October/November Issue #19

October 20, 2014 |

Nashville, TN – October 20th 2014 –  Pure Nintendo is so excited to reveal the cover of our 19th issue of PNM! Issue 19 for October/November 2014 is overflowing with incredible Nintendo gaming content!  Check out our interview with Two Tribes about their upcoming game Rive, an in-depth look at … Read More

Boss Fight Books: Season 2 Kickstarter Funded Within Hours

October 20, 2014 |

Just announced this morning, the campaign for further books on classic video games has already nearly doubled its modest goal!  With over 200 backers and $9000 + dollars pledged, fans will soon have much to look forward to from the … Read More

PN Review: Paper Monsters Recut (WiiU eshop)

October 19, 2014 | 1

Paper Monsters Recut is a fun 2D platformer from the people at Mobot Studios. Originally released as ‘Paper Monsters’, a mobile app game in 2013. This updated recut version for the WiiU comes with new redesigned levels, awesome 3D backgrounds and also adds … Read More

PN Review: Pyramids 2

October 19, 2014 |

The original Pyramids debuted way back in October 2011.  Three years later its sequel has finally arrived.  Will Pyramids 2 find the same success its predecessor did, or even surpass it?

In this puzzle platformer you once again take control … Read More

PN Review: Cubemen 2 (Wii U eShop)

October 18, 2014 |

The original Cubemen never released on a Nintendo platform so the franchise makes its debut on Nintendo systems with the Wii U release, Cubemen 2.  Cubemen 2 is a tower defense game with a smattering of real-time strategy.  Players will wage blocky … Read More

A look at Red Riding Hood, a new Wii U eShop title for children

October 16, 2014 |

The classic children’s tale comes to life on the Wii U, via this new edutainment title from Brave Rock Games.  Red Riding Hood is a visual novel, selling for the budget price of just $1.00.  At that low cost it’s … Read More