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PN Review: Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

December 1, 2014 | 6

Nintendo hits the nail on the head once again with their newest release for Wii U, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.  What started out as a small smattering of mini-games in a flagship Mario title for Wii U, is now … Read More

Purely Opinion: The Wii U Is Two

December 1, 2014 | 2

The Wii U is now two years old and its arrival in 2012 ushered in more unique experiences to gaming akin to the Wii or DS.  As many Nintendo fans and industry personalities already know, the Wii U didn’t begin life too … Read More

PN Review: Scary Girl Illustration Kit

November 30, 2014 |

Another art application for the Nintendo 3DS, this one has a rather interesting title. ‘Scary Girl Illustration Kit’ by Square One Games Inc. is a spin off of an adventure platform game called ‘Scary Girl’ that was released in 2012 for multiple systems. This vector drawing program uses tools … Read More

PN Review: Battleminer

November 30, 2014 | 3

I’ve a confession to make – I’m one of those who’ve never played Minecraft.  We do exist, at least according to my very informal Twitter poll.  So apologies to those wanting many comparisons, as I’m mainly going off videos.  On … Read More

PN Mini-Review: Hyrule Warriors Twilight Princess DLC

November 29, 2014 |

Hyrule Warriors: Twilight Princess Review – The True Master Quest

Once you get into the Twilight Princess Map, you’ll quickly realize why the level cap was raised to 150.  The game’s difficulty will ramp up quickly, … Read More

PN Review: Snake Den

November 25, 2014 |

Use cunning, quick reflexes, and sheer luck to grow a tail to brag about.

Playing Snake Den evokes some nostalgia – Surround on the 2600, light cycling in Tron, gaming on my first cell phone, etc.  Nearly everything about this … Read More

Paper Monsters Recut is getting a 50% off sale

November 25, 2014 |

Have you picked up Paper Monsters Recut from Mobot Studios yet?  Several of us at Pure Nintendo are big fans of the title – Kaelyn Daugherty gave it an 8 out of 10 in her review.

If you’ve held off … Read More

PN Review: Chat-A-Lot

November 24, 2014 |

Chat-A-Lot is a new 3DS application designed to connect you with those on your friend list.  This program has many serious issues though.  Your initial (and fair) question might be ‘What does this offer that can’t be found elsewhere for … Read More

Hyrule Warriors: Twilight Princess Pack Release Date Announced

November 20, 2014 |

Nintendo of America has recently announced the second DLC Pack for Hyrule Warriors will release on November 27th, 2014. The new pack will feature the Spinner for Link, and new weapon for Midna, in which she takes her original form … Read More

PN Review: Sportsball

November 20, 2014 |

Sportsball is as much a party game as it is a sports one.  It’s described by the developers as “soccer, jousting, and flying birds”, and that’s a spot on synopsis.  Read on as I expound on the game’s specifics, and … Read More

(Update: Scored) PN Review: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

November 20, 2014 | 1

Update: This review has been updated with a score after time spent with the online features.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is finally here and the excitement couldn’t be higher. I am fully aware that pretty much anything I … Read More

PN Review: Xavier

November 19, 2014 |

Xavier is a prehistoric platformer where you help a young caveman on his coming of age quest.  It’s a very straightforward affair, totally functional yet unimaginative.  On a system with no shortage of high quality platformers, generic games like this … Read More

PN Mini-review: Mario Kart 8 DLC Wrap-up

November 19, 2014 | 1

As most avid Mario Kart fans would know by now, Nintendo’s first paid downloadable content (DLC) for Mario Kart 8 was released last weekend. We’ve had a few days to play through the pack, which contains eight new courses, three new … Read More

Koopa Chat – Episode 7 with Dan Adelman

November 18, 2014 |

Our next Koopa Chat is here and it’s a good one. Justin and I as we be joined by Dan Adelman to talk everything from video games to the weather. Feel free to ask any questions during the show or on … Read More

PN Review: Safari Quest

November 18, 2014 |

Some months back I reviewed a game called Atlantic Quest, a match three affair that’s better than many.  Safari Quest is from the same developer and publisher, and basically Atlantic Quest in different environments.  It’s still enjoyable, although it offers … Read More

PN Review: Shuttle Rush

November 17, 2014 |

As a fan of both 2D platformers and science fiction, I was drawn to Shuttle Rush.  The action unfolds on an alien space station, where you’re trying to escape the hostile natives while also surviving a serious air shortage.  The … Read More

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse’s February Release Date and New Trailer

November 16, 2014 |

Kirby’s first Wii U outing, announced at the 2014 E3, has been given an official release date of February 13, 2015. The date comes amid several new screenshots on the official Facebook page.

The game, a follow-up to 2005’s Kirby’s … Read More

Pure Nintendo Interviews Skeleton Hand about Incarnate for Wii U

November 14, 2014 | 1

Incarnate is an ambitious project, a true blend of 3D tactical strategy and collectible card games. Today we spoke with Sham and the team at Skeleton Hand about their Kickstarter project, and received a fantastic response that really captures their enthusiasm for this game … Read More