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This Month in Reviews: February

February 26, 2015 |


This Month’s Reviews

This Month in Reviews is a brand new Feature brought to you by the team at Pure Nintendo. Never again will you, incredible Pure Nintendo audience, miss out on all the great … Read More

PN Review: 3D Fantasy Zone

February 25, 2015 |

M2’s Genesis updates have been quite respectable, but it’s the arcade reworkings that have really brought their talents to the forefront. Fresh off Afterburner comes yet another arcade shooter, this time in the fantasy mold, the aptly named Fantasy Zone. … Read More

Pokemon ORAS trainers may return to Southern Island

February 24, 2015 | 1

According to, Pokemon trainers will soon get their chance to head back to Southern Island in the latest installment in the Pokemon series, Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. Trainers originally had the opportunity to visit the island in … Read More

PN Review: Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy Plus

February 20, 2015 |


It’s been four years since the original version of Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy released on the Nintendo 3DS. And while that particular title was very well received, Access Games has decided to re-master the 2011 flight-combat simulator but … Read More

PN Review: Pokémon Shuffle (3DS eShop)

February 19, 2015 |

Let’s get this out of the way – this is a game that will instantly draw comparisons with freemium mobile games like Candy Crush. It’s got all the right ingredients: free to download? Check. Increasingly difficult? Check. Match-three style puzzles? … Read More

PN Review: Moon Chronicles – DLC Episodes

February 19, 2015 |

After a longer than expected wait, the Moon Chronicles saga has finally resumed on 3DS. Thankfully this DLC brings all the remaining episodes together at once. Even better, they make for a satisfying conclusion to the groundwork laid in Episode … Read More

PN Review: Soccer Up Online (3DS Eshop)

February 17, 2015 |

Soccer Up Online is a new 3DS eshop title from EnjoyUp. I didn’t know what to expect from this game, like I’ve stated before sports just isn’t my thing. After playing Soccer Up Online for many frustrating hours I deducted … Read More

PN Review: The Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask 3D

February 14, 2015 | 2

When I first saw the trailer revealed by Nintendo that a remake of one of my favorite Zelda games would soon be released on the 3DS, I screamed at octaves unimagined on any vocal scale. I wouldn’t be surprised at … Read More

PN Review: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS)

February 13, 2015 | 4

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is a large step forward for the Monster Hunter series.  Not only is it the first handheld Monster Hunter game with built-in online features, it also further enhances the gameplay by introducing new ways for … Read More

PN Review: Undead Storm Nightmare (3DS eshop)

February 12, 2015 |

“Undead Storm Nightmare” is a sequel to the DSiWare game “Undead Storm”. I never had a chance to play the first game in the series but I can tell you from what I’ve read the 2 are very similar. The … Read More

PN Review: KAMI

February 12, 2015 |

KAMI is the latest 3DS puzzler brought to us from the team at CIRCLE Entertainment. They are responsible for publishing the Quell games on the eShop.  And developer Flyhigh Works I recognize from Fairune (and other titles).  As these are … Read More

PN Review: Drop Zone – Under Fire (3DS eShop)

February 5, 2015 |

I briefly had my eye on this game when it first launched on WiiWare in late 2012.  As the service was nearly dead though, I quickly turned my attention towards the 3DS and upcoming Wii U titles. While I am … Read More

PN Review: Gunman Clive 2

February 4, 2015 |

Gunman Clive is back, this time in a globe-trotting adventure.  He’ll face a mixture of new and returning foes in this challenging sequel.  The original was a very good action game, but Gunman Clive 2 surpasses it in nearly every … Read More

PN Review: Quell: Memento

January 23, 2015 |

If you enjoyed Quell: Reflect (and I certainly did) you’ll enjoy Quell: Memento.  This puzzle game sticks with what works for the most part, while adding a few welcomed touches.  It’s a fun eShop download that’s easy to lose time with.

Your objectives … Read More

PN Review: Citizens of Earth (3DS)

January 21, 2015 | 3

There are few things in life as difficult or confusing as politics. Anybody can try to better his or her government, sure, but what about looking good while doing it? How do you make your opponents look like incompetent jerks … Read More

PN Review: 3D After Burner II

January 21, 2015 |

The SEGA 3D Classics are back!  The rest of the world can finally start enjoying what Japanese gamers have had access to for more than a year, and After Burner is leading off this second wave.  Part II is a … Read More

PN Review: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

January 19, 2015 |

After over a decade of tiles, most probably know what to expect out of the Ace Attorney games.  They’re quasi legal visual novels, with point and click investigations, and heavy dialogue trials.  This trilogy conveniently bundles the original GBA/DS entries, … Read More

PN Review: Painting Workshop (3DS Eshop)

January 19, 2015 |

Every time a drawing game is released on the 3DS I expect it to be just the same as the last. All of them different in their own ways, but none of them having every tool you need in one place. … Read More