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PN Review: TOSS N GO

January 9, 2015 |

TOSS N GO was released the same day as Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion.  This RCMADIAX collaboration with Leuvsion got the bulk of Pure Nintendo’s attention, and so TOSS N GO fell a bit by the wayside.  It is a … Read More

PN Review: Cake Ninja 3

January 7, 2015 |

Like the name suggests, Cake Ninja 3 is the third installment of the pastry slashing series developed by Cypronia for the Wii U. Using either the touch screen on the game pad or the Wii remote, players guide their ninja’s … Read More

PN Review: League of Heroes

January 6, 2015 |

I need to start this review with a disclaimer – If you don’t like repetitive titles, you won’t like League of Heroes.  Having said that, this little game has pleasantly surprised me.  The story leaves you to your own devices, … Read More

PN Review: Mario Pinball Land (Wii U Virtual Console)

January 6, 2015 |

Nintendo released a few quality Mario led GBA ports in the fourth quarter of 2014, including Super Mario Advance and Mario Kart: Super Circuit.  Unfortunately Mario Pinball Land (Super Mario Ball) cannot measure up to them.  It’s a curious attempt … Read More

Video: Super Mario 64 Fan-made HD Remake

January 6, 2015 |

For anyone who loved Super Mario 64 (that’s a fairly large group), this video will be of interest. A group of dedicated fans have banded together to recreate one of the most beloved games of all time – in HD.

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PN Video Review: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse

January 3, 2015 |

It’s been awhile, but PureNintendo.com is back with a new video review. This time, we look at WayForward’s latest in the Shantae series. While the game has been out on the 3DS for two months, we decided to test the … Read More

PN Review: Christmas Wonderland 4 (3DS eShop)

January 2, 2015 |

Merry Chris…. Oh right, it’s January now. Well, try to rewind with me a bit and muster up whatever holiday cheer you have left because for this review we’re taking a trip to a little place called Christmas Wonderland (4). … Read More

Purely Opinion – Duck Hunt on the Wii U VC deserves our support

December 31, 2014 | 8

I’m usually hesitant to plunk down money on a game I already own.  I do make exceptions (if it’s a director’s cut for example) but more often than not I’m content with what I have.  In the case of Duck … Read More

PN Review: PUZZLEBOX setup

December 31, 2014 |

PUZZLEBOX setup is a curiously named new eShop release, with a unique hook.  To play this title, you hold your 3DS upside down!  Using your stylus to select from colored columns (which are now on the top screen) tiles will … Read More

PN Review: Fairune

December 29, 2014 |

Welcome to Fairune, where illusion is reality.

Fairune is an action RPG with a decidedly retro feel.  You play an unnamed female lead, adventuring in a world overrun by monsters.  The world is bigger than I anticipated, and you’ll also … Read More

AMD working on a chip for a “game console” that will be introduced in 2016

December 29, 2014 |

In a recent conference call AMD SVP and CFO, Devinder Kumar, claimed his company was in the process of producing a new  86X or ARM chip for a “game console” that would be introduced in 2016.

The other thing I’ll mention in the … Read More

PN Review: Spy Chameleon

December 26, 2014 | 1

Spy Chameleon is a cool name for a cool game.  This arcade style adventure takes you through a number of missions, where you’ll have to utilize color changing abilities to solve puzzles necessary to progress.  Action gamers needn’t feel left out … Read More

PN Review: Hazumi

December 25, 2014 |

An exciting arcade block-busting frenzy!

Hazumi caught me slightly by surprise, sneaking in amongst other eShop releases with little fanfare.  Which is a bit of a shame as this is a very respectable little download that fans of action puzzlers … Read More

Contest: Win a Retro City Rampage DX code and a subscription to PNM magazine

December 24, 2014 | 2

Happy holidays everyone! Pure Nintendo and vBlank Entertainment have joined forces to share a little Holiday cheer. By entering the contest below you will have a chance to win one of two copies of Retro City Rampage DX and a one-year digital subscription … Read More

PN Review: Castle Conqueror Defender (3DS Eshop)

December 23, 2014 |

‘Castle Conqueror Defender’ is a new tower defense game available in the Nintendo Eshop, developed by Circle Entertainment. In this medieval themed defense game you must prevent enemy soldiers from infiltrating your castle and destroying your base. There are 3 different modes in Castle Conqueror Defender … Read More

Pure Nintendo Interviews Bplus Games about PUZZLEBOX setup for 3DS

December 23, 2014 |

Bernd Geiblinger of Bplus Games talks with Pure Nintendo about the imminent release of PUZZLEBOX setup for 3DS …


PN: Thanks for joining us once again Bernd.  To begin for those as yet unfamiliar with it, could you please … Read More

PN Review: Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion

December 22, 2014 | 1

Indie collaborations have become more common this past year, and I suspect they’ll keep growing in 2015.  I welcome these, especially if they produce more titles like Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion.  This latest project from RCMADIAX and Leuvsion takes … Read More

PN Review: Plenty of Fishies

December 22, 2014 |

Variety is the key in Plenty of Fishies, a colorful new action game with a focus on high scores.  Up to five of you can compete (and cooperate at times) across several different modes.  The game succeeds in many ways, … Read More