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Retro Review: Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link
12 months ago

Retro Review: Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link

If you haven’t read my profile for Pure Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda is my favorite franchise in gaming. It’s a series that makes me feel accomplished when solving its …
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PN Review: Abyss (Wii U eShop)
12 months ago

PN Review: Abyss (Wii U eShop)

As one of my favorite DSiWare games, I was excited to learn of Abyss arriving on the Wii U eShop.  With all new missions, a two-player mode, HD visuals, etc.,  …
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PN Review: Evofish
12 months ago

PN Review: Evofish

Evofish is a game that started out life on mobile platforms before making its way onto the Wii U.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from Evofish when I initially …
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PN Review: Ava and Avior Save the Earth
12 months ago

PN Review: Ava and Avior Save the Earth

While it’s easy to be dismissive of Ava and Avior Save the Earth, I think consideration should be shown for what it’s trying to achieve.  As an edutainment (educational entertainment) title …
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PN Review: Bit Boy!! ARCADE
12 months ago

PN Review: Bit Boy!! ARCADE

With WiiWare origins, Bit Boy!! ARCADE has undoubtedly found an early audience with Nintendo fans already.  Will it expand, reaching those who’ve yet to experience adventuring with Kubi?  Having experienced …
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PN Review: Advance Wars (Wii U Virtual Console)
12 months ago

PN Review: Advance Wars (Wii U Virtual Console)

Being a fan of strategy game, I was pleased to have the opportunity to review Advance Wars when it released on the Wii U Virtual Console.  Having played the original …
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PN Review: Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Wii U Virtual Console)
12 months ago

PN Review: Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Wii U Virtual Console)

I need to start by promising that I won’t just phone this review in, despite Yoshi’s Island being so well-known and wrapped in such nostalgia.  In reality I might have …
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PN Review: Child of Light
9
12 months ago

PN Review: Child of Light

By  •  Wii U, Reviews

As soon as the Child of Light menu screen came on and I heard the awesome music, I knew I was about to begin an epic adventure. The game starts …
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PN Review: NES Remix 2
12 months ago

PN Review: NES Remix 2

Like the first Wii U collection, NES Remix 2 is a series of accelerated challenges from a selection of Nintendo’s 8-bit classics. As you successfully complete them you’ll steadily earn …
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PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)
1 year ago

PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)

Have you ever played the board game Battleship?  Of course you have!  It’s been around for nearly 50 years, and remains popular today.  Sea Battle is a digital version of …
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PN Retro Review: Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge (GB)
1 year ago

PN Retro Review: Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge (GB)

I’ve had this retro review done for a while, and with Mega Man’s other Game Boy games releasing shortly I thought I best finally post it.  Mega Man’s first GB …
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PN Review – Mario Golf: World Tour
8.5
1 year ago

PN Review – Mario Golf: World Tour

By  •  Reviews, 3DS, 3DS

Fore!!…The cold long winter has finally given way to warm sunny days. For some people like myself it’s time to pull the bag out of storage, clean off the clubs, and …
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Review – Cut the Rope: Triple Treat
7.5
1 year ago

Review – Cut the Rope: Triple Treat

Back in the day, a whole two years ago, Cut the Rope became my favorite iPhone game. The game was simplistic, entertaining and fun. It was a quick puzzle game …
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PN Review: Smash Cat Heroes
1 year ago

PN Review: Smash Cat Heroes

Smash Cat Heroes is a mindless button masher.  It does have a “plot”, but it’s so threadbare I’d forgotten what it was – it involves rival kitty clans searching for …
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Retro Review: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U VC)
1 year ago

Retro Review: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U VC)

 

I’m really not sure where to begin with this one. How about this game was a big deal. A BIG deal. If you were around in the early 90’s …
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PN Review: Wario Ware Inc.: Mega Microgames (WiiU Virtual Console)
1 year ago

PN Review: Wario Ware Inc.: Mega Microgames (WiiU Virtual Console)

When I heard Nintendo was bringing Gameboy advance games to the Wii U Virtual Console I was just a tad excited. I didn’t have a very extensive GBA library back …
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PN Review: Governor of Poker
1 year ago

PN Review: Governor of Poker

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 …
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PN Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U Virtual Console)
1 year ago

PN Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U Virtual Console)

It’s been so long since I last played Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga on the GBA that it feels like a brand new title on Wii U.  I’m glad in …
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