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PN Review: Pushmo World
12 months ago

PN Review: Pushmo World

Pushmo World is the first title from this fairly new Nintendo franchise to land on their home console, Wii U.  The first two games, Pushmo and Crashmo, both released on …
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PN Review: I’ve Got to Run
12 months ago

PN Review: I’ve Got to Run

Roy the Marshmallow Boy is on the move in this new Wii U eShop game, I’ve Got to Run!  There’s no story – Roy is running for running’s own sake. …
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PN Review: Chubbins
12 months ago

PN Review: Chubbins

Chubbins is a new Wii U action platformer previously released on iOS.  Truthfully its origins show in many ways.  There’s just 5 worlds with no themes to speak of, there …
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PN Review: Ittle Dew
12 months ago

PN Review: Ittle Dew

Ittle Dew is an action-adventure title in the mold of a 2D Zelda game – so much so that some elements are directly lifted from Link’s adventures!  This is both …
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PN Review: Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails
1 year ago

PN Review: Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails

Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails is a shoot ’em up game that adds a twist on the genre.  Scram Kitty is ‘on rails’ but in a different sense …
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PN Review: Stick It To The Man! (Wii U)
1 year ago

PN Review: Stick It To The Man! (Wii U)

Stick It To The Man! is quite a quirky, humorous little eShop game that started life on the PlayStation 3 and then began to trickle onto other platforms.  After the …
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PN Review: Alien on the Run
1 year ago

PN Review: Alien on the Run

Alien on the Run is a comical little game that has you taking control of an extra terrestrial critter trying to return to his home planet.  In a UFO filled …
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PN Review: Turtle Tale
1 year ago

PN Review: Turtle Tale

When a band of pirate monkeys invade Turtle Island, Shelldon sets out to save the day.  He will engage in some retro inspired platforming, taking on the invaders with a …
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PN Review: Color Zen
1 year ago

PN Review: Color Zen

I was intrigued by Color Zen since first reporting on it back in October.  Part of my curiosity stemmed from not knowing what this puzzle game would be about – …
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PN Review: Parking Star 3D
1 year ago

PN Review: Parking Star 3D

A parking simulator doesn’t sound like the most exciting premise for a game, and unsurprisingly it isn’t.  Nevertheless, despite the dull theme, I was hopeful this game might pleasantly surprise …
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PN Review: Jewel Match (DSiWare)
1 year ago

PN Review: Jewel Match (DSiWare)

Who doesn’t know the match-three game? I’ve reviewed several of these titles for Pure Nintendo and played even more.  Despite their simplicity, repetitiveness, and overabundance I enjoy them.  They make …
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PN Review: Mario Kart 8
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1 year ago

PN Review: Mario Kart 8

By  •  Wii U, Wii U, reviews

I wrote about 8 different lead-ins before deciding to cut the fluff and get straight to the point. Does Mario Kart 8 live up to the hype? Yes!

Mario Kart …
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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
5.5
1 year ago

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

By  •  Wii U, Wii U, Reviews

There’s a lot that can go into being the Amazing Spider-Man. One must be dedicated, determined, have good morals, self-control and a strong motivation to choose and do what is …
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PN Review: Moon Chronicles
1 year ago

PN Review: Moon Chronicles

Is This Going To Be Our Next Giant Leap? If So, Just What Are We Jumping Into?

Despite its acclaim, I never experienced Moon on the Nintendo DS.  So when …
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PN Review: Sokomania 2: Cool Job (DSiWare)
1 year ago

PN Review: Sokomania 2: Cool Job (DSiWare)

This new DSiWare release is a sokoban game, which (courtesy of Wikipedia) “is a type of transport puzzle, in which the player pushes boxes or crates around in a warehouse, …
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PN Retro Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB)
1 year ago

PN Retro Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB)

Technically the third entry in the Super Mario Land series, Wario Land is very much its own unique game. Its different style gameplay resonated strongly with players, and Wario would …
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Retro Review: Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link
1 year 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)
1 year 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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