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PN Review: Governor of Poker

April 17, 2014 |

This quirky poker game puts a lot of its focus on other aspects, perhaps at the expense of its actual card playing.  Moving from town to town and slowly winning your way through Texas sounds like good fun, but it’s … Read More

PN Review: Atlantic Quest

April 13, 2014 |

A simple underwater plot serves to set up this match-three game, where you’re cleaning up the ocean while also saving sick fish trapped in oil bubbles.  The critters float on the upper screen, and you match themed objects below them, … Read More

PN Review: Disney Magical World

April 8, 2014 |

It’s a fact of life that every childhood must include Disney in some shape or form. As Benjamin Franklin put it, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and Disney. “ I’m paraphrasing of … Read More

PN Review: Skater Cat

April 3, 2014 |

He was a skater cat, she said, “See ya later cat”

As a journalist I don’t particularly enjoy having to write negative reviews.   With that said it’s my sad duty to inform you that Skater Cat is a poor eShop … Read More

PN Review: Pokemon Battle Trozei

March 26, 2014 | 1

This new eShop release is a strategic puzzle game in the match-three mold.  Titles of this style are proven fun, but at this point for me to really enjoy them something unique should be present.  In the case of Pokémon … Read More

PN Review: Bubble Pop World

March 21, 2014 |

Bubble Pop World is a new match-three puzzle game on the 3DS eShop.  It’s true that there’s no shortage of games that style to download, but Bubble Pop World is unique – it uses Augmented Reality technology!  That’s right, dust … Read More

PN Review: Cube Tactics

March 19, 2014 | 2

Cube Tactics is a capture the flag type game (or in this case a destroy the cube one) where you navigate maps using varied cubes, trying to conquer the enemy while protecting yourself.  There’s plenty of unique cubes you can … 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

PN Review: Yoshi’s New Island

March 13, 2014 | 16

Since its début on the Super Nintendo in 1995, Yoshi’s Island has garnered a following of devoted fans that few games will ever be able to match. It’s colorful crayon-like art style was gorgeous, the sound track was a perfect … 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: 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

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

PN Review: Quell Reflect

February 24, 2014 |

In the market for a great new puzzle game to play on your 3DS?  Head over to the eShop and check out Quell Reflect.  This popular mobile game translates beautifully to Nintendo’s handheld, and brings some new things with it … Read More

PN Review: Inazuma Eleven

February 23, 2014 | 1

If there is one thing in life I enjoy the most, it has to be sitting down on a comfy chair with a good rpg to pass the time. So when Level-5’s Inazuma Eleven made its debut on the … Read More

PN Review: Weapon Shop de Omasse

February 20, 2014 | 2

Weapon Shop de Omasse is an … interesting game for sure.  Admittedly that statement is pretty cliché, even more so if you’ve experienced other of the Guild series titles.  They are known for their unique elements, and Weapon Shop is … Read More

PN Review: Retro City Rampage: DX (3DS eShop)

February 12, 2014 |

For Nintendo fans that didn’t play the WiiWare version of this game (and based on the unfortunate sales numbers that’s far too many) here’s another chance to experience it on Nintendo hardware.  Your wait may have been worth it – … Read More

PN Review: Castle Clout 3D

February 5, 2014 | 1

This is a 3D update of the game whose physics based demolition was basically copied by the popular Angry Birds titles.  The Castle Clout games are popular in their own right however, and even though I’m not the biggest fan … Read More

PN Review: Bravely Default

January 28, 2014 | 8

Bravely Default is a title that marks a foray into both the old and the new for the RPG powerhouse Square Enix. With their flagship Final Fantasy franchise continuing to divide enthusiasts of the long time series with its direction, … Read More