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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 | 12

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

PN Review: Jett Tailfin

August 17, 2014 |

Poor games aren’t much fun to review.  Even more frustrating are poor games that actually have potential.  While some titles are just bad all around, others have a good foundation but fall victim to regrettable decisions.  Jett Tailfin is in … Read More

PN Review: Shut The Box (Wii U eShop)

August 15, 2014 |

Shut The Box from developer, RCMADIAX, is a nice little Wii U eShop title but not as fun as previous releases from the indie. Shut The Box is a simple game based off of the ‘board game’.  Typically this game … Read More

PN Review: XType Plus (Wii U eShop)

August 14, 2014 |

XType Plus, a schmup from indie developer PhobosLab, suffered a set back on release with a bug that caused the game to freeze.  XType Plus was removed from the eShop in Europe and North America but has since returned after … Read More

PN Featured Artist: D.J. Kirkland

August 13, 2014 |

 

This weeks Featured Artist is the very talented D.J. Kirkland. His artwork is inspired by video games, 90’s Saturday morning cartoons, classic anime & manga from the 80’s & 90’s. His bold colorful creations are very eye catching to say the least. You … Read More