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PN Contest: Day 66 Update

March 17, 2014 |

Hey everyone!  Can you believe 66 days have gone by already?  That means it is time for one final update before the finish line.  Check out our video to see how our staff members and our readers are progressing.  If … Read More

PN Review: Vacation Adventures: Park Ranger

March 17, 2014 |

Don’t be fooled by the name – ‘Adventure’ may feature in the title (and Nintendo’s description) but this is a hidden object game.  An earlier PC success, Park Ranger brings casual family fun to the 3DS eShop.  Working as a national … Read More

Gaming Recipes: Donkey Kong Cake

March 16, 2014 |

Donkey Kong Cake – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Recipe by Erica Gunther)

The introduction to the recently released “Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze” features DK and the gang having an apetastic party which is then crashed by a flock of … Read More

Pure Nintendo interviews CIRCLE Entertainment CEO Chris Chau

March 14, 2014 |

I chat with Circle Entertainment CEO Chris Chau in this Pure Nintendo exclusive interview …

PN: Circle Entertainment has recently released two great puzzle games on the 3DS eShop!  Let’s start with Quell Reflect – what drew Circle to the … Read More

Nintendo Australia Launches on Facebook and Twitter

March 13, 2014 |

A press release was issued from Nintendo Australia today to officially launch their Facebook and Twitter accounts. This is great news for Australian and New Zealand Nintendo fans, as the general awareness of Nintendo products in this region is somewhat … Read More

Games that are living on despite Kickstarter setbacks

March 12, 2014 |

If at first you don’t succeed …

Kickstarter recently boasted surpassing $1 Billion in pledges!   Video games have played a big role in that huge milestone.  Just think of how many Kickstarter funded games have released (or are releasing … Read More

PN Contributor: Why I Prefer Retail Over Digital

March 11, 2014 | 3

Back in my day, we didn’t have the luxury of being able to get online to download games straight onto our consoles without ever leaving the house. I can’t even count the number of toy stores and electronics specialists that … Read More

Pure Nintendo impressions: headset

March 11, 2014 | 1 is a new headset technology that claims to over-clock one’s brain by using transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). Still debatable about its affectivness, and let us be honest, the overall safety of tDCS, promises to give gamers an … Read More

PN Review: The Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths (3DS eShop)

March 11, 2014 |

I’ve never seen the anime cartoon The Mysterious Cities of Gold, but after playing this game I’m curious to check it out.  It seems like it would be a cute show, and I enjoyed the animated scenes that played throughout … Read More

PN Review: Blok Drop U

March 10, 2014 | 1

Developer RCMADIAX is the first Wii U developer to release a game developed using the Construct 2 game engine on the Wii U eShop.  The one man development team created a great little puzzle game with a very simple concept … Read More

Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Begins Funding Process

March 6, 2014 | 3

Yup, you read that right. Big Deez Productions has taken the call and is in the process of revamping the infamous legend that is Shaq-Fu. Now for you young gamers out there, back in the 90′s, Shaquille O’Neal was a … Read More

Purely Opinion (with special guest Jools Watsham): Should cost be considered when reviewing games?

March 5, 2014 | 4

Purely Opinion articles always make for entertaining reads, and this is one that’s been on my mind for quite some time.  It’s the sort of piece I always meant to finish that ended up taking a back seat to a … Read More

Batman: Arkham Knight Unveiled – But Not For Wii U

March 4, 2014 | 6

Warner Bros. has officially announced via Game Informer that the next installment in the Batman Arkham series will be “Batman: Arkham Knight”. The impact of the big reveal was somewhat diluted after UK Video Game retailer GAME leaked the release … Read More

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 release date announced

March 3, 2014 |

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game was originally stated to release sometime around the May 2nd release of the film by the same name. Today we found out that the Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game will arrive in North America … Read More

PN Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past ( Wii U Virtual Console)

March 2, 2014 | 5

First off, if you want a much more in-depth review of this classic check out Tristan’s detailed six page retro spread in the June issue of PNM.  He discusses the history of the game, its story, gameplay,etc.  This is more … Read More

PN Review: Tappingo

February 27, 2014 |

There’s been no shortage of Tappingo coverage from Pure Nintendo – I first posted about the game back in July.  Over several months we’ve seen the usual updates of new screenshots and such, and now with the finished product in … Read More

Pokémon animation will be available to stream to members in all Netflix territories starting March 1st

February 27, 2014 |

The Pokémon Company International and Netflix just announced the streaming of some of the Pokémon  animation series. Classics like the first season of the TV series, Pokémon: Indigo League, the Pokemon: Black & White season, and two feature-length Pokemon movies will be available … Read More

PN Review: Kung Fu Rabbit (3DS eShop)

February 27, 2014 |

When the temple of rabbits falls prey to an evil alien invasion, you are the only one who manages to escape!  Can you survive a dangerous rescue mission and triumph over evil?  Such is the plot of Kung Fu Rabbit, … Read More