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PR: Wii U Closes 2014 with Biggest Month of Sales in Its History

January 15, 2015 |

Wii U established new benchmarks for hardware and software sales in a single month in December. This helped total hardware and software sales in 2014 increase by more than 29 percent and more than 75 percent, respectively, over sales in … Read More

Nintendo launches the Super Indie Connection Sale #2

January 15, 2015 | 5

Got a few bucks and have nothing to play? Well Nintendo has you covered. As of today, Nintendo is discounting a brief selection of indie games from a wide variety of developers through the Super Indie Connection Sale #2. Titles like … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (NA)

January 15, 2015 |

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • 3D After Burner II – 3D After Burner II is a remastered version of the arcade classic. Pilot your F-14D fighter through enemy territory … Read More

Four post January Wii VC games coming to Europe and Japan

January 15, 2015 | 1

During yesterday’s Nintendo Direct the big news, at least for me, was the announcement on Wii games coming to the Wii U eShop. During the North American Direct Nintendo announced three games for release; Mario Galaxy 2(Available Now), Punch-Out (January 22), and Metroid Prime Trilogy … Read More

Japanese Sales Chart: Yokai Watch 2 on top during slow sales week (Week Ending January 11, 2015)

January 15, 2015 |

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and this week we see a dramatic drop in sales across the board, particularly in hardware.

The 3DS is still the number one selling device, despite selling less than half as many … Read More

Nintendo Direct Jan 14th 2015: Amiibo Compatible Games

January 14, 2015 | 1

With the announcement of the 4th wave of amiibos as well as a new Super Mario Bros. line launching, (you can read about both Here) Nintendo also gave us the scoop on some future titles that will be compatible with … Read More

Watch the Nintendo Direct Live Stream here

January 14, 2015 | 1

You can watch all the Nintendo Direct feeds live below. We will also live Tweet the event through @purenintendo.

Stay with Pure Nintendo all day for coverage of this event.

North American Direct

UK Direct

Watch live video from … Read More

GetClose update to add new features

January 13, 2015 |

In a pleasant surprise, Wombat Source have submitted an update for their Wii U eShop game, GetClose, to Nintendo.  I had doubts that one would come so quickly as there were no firm plans at launch, but I’m very happy … Read More

Nintendo Direct Coming on Wednesday, Jan. 14

January 12, 2015 | 2

Nintendo has announced the first Nintendo Direct of 2015 on Jan. 14th, at 9 a.m. ET. The Direct will focus on spring 2015 Wii U and 3DS titles.

If the reports are true Nintendo should announce the New 3DS release during … Read More

Top-Selling Game Systems of 2014 in Japan

January 12, 2015 |

With the beginning of each new year, we eagerly look ahead to see what the future holds for us. But it’s also a good time to take stock on the previous year and evaluate the last twelve months and how … Read More

Nintendo download – January 15 eShop Releases (Europe)

January 12, 2015 |

Another week is upon us, and with it comes the latest releases for the European eShop. This week we are treated to our usual mixed bag of downloadable goodies, including a wide range of very tempting discounts.

Check out the … Read More

Nintendo to end operations in Brazil

January 11, 2015 | 2

Some sad news for Nintendo fans in Brazil. According to reports Juegos de Video Latinoamérica, Nintendo’s distributor in South America, will cease Brazilian operations at the end of the month.

The reason is blamed on high taxes and tariffs that the Brazilian government … Read More

Japanese Sales Chart: Nintendo Dominates Software Sales (Week Ending January 4, 2015)

January 10, 2015 | 2

The first sales data for 2015 is in for Japan, and Nintendo is off to a great start in their homeland, with seventeen of the top twenty games on either the Wii U or 3DS.

The top eight games are … Read More

Third-Party GameCube Adapter Spotted

January 9, 2015 | 3

If you’re still playing Super Smash Bros. Wii U without the use of a GameCube Adapter, Play-Asia, may have you covered. According to the website, a third-party GameCube adapter appears to have been developed by peripheral manufacture,Mayflash, and is set … Read More

Splatoon screens show amazing new environment

January 9, 2015 | 3

Almost every day Nintendo releases a new Splatoon picture through the official Splatoon Twitter account. For me, so far, these pictures haven’t been too exciting, until now. The picture below shows one of the first non urban environments for Splatoon. Putting on my … Read More

Xenoblade Chronicles X comparison – E3 2014 vs. November 2014

January 8, 2015 |

I have a love hate relationship with the Internet. This is one of the times that I love it. Some smart individuals have put together some comparisons screens, for Xeneoblade Chronicles X, taken from the E3 2014 Nintendo Treehouse Event and the November 2014’s … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (NA)

January 8, 2015 |

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • CHARIOT – Guide a chariot containing the King’s remains through underground caves using physics-based mechanics such as pushing, pulling, riding and swinging. … Read More

Maze launch trailer

January 7, 2015 |

TreeFall Studio’s next Wii U project is releasing Thursday, January 8th 2015.  The launch price is $2.99.  A few of the PNM crew have had early access to Maze, and we will be sharing our review in the coming days.

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