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Miyamoto: Star Fox Wii U to release before Zelda

December 6, 2014 |

Did you catch that little, we shall call it an easter egg, in last night’s Zelda Wii U presentation? (Check around the three minute mark) During some banter, Mr. Miyamoto announced Star Fox Wii U will release before Zelda Wii … Read More

Video: New Mario Maker Footage Revealed at Game Awards

December 6, 2014 |

Nintendo revealed some new Mario Maker footage and details at the Game Awards in Las Vegas last night, as shown in the above video.

The footage is presented by the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto himself, after an introduction from Nintendo of … Read More

Video: Nintendo Minute – Game of the Year: Nintendo eShop

December 6, 2014 |

Now that’s it’s December, it’s time to reflect on 2014 and highlight the year’s best games. And what a year it’s been! Kit and Krysta spend this episode revealing their three favorite eShop titles for the year.

After discussing these … Read More

Video: New The Legend of Zelda Wii U Footage Revealed

December 6, 2014 | 1

Tonight’s Game Awards in Las Vegas featured a surprise video from Nintendo, revealing much more footage of the highly anticipated next installment of The Legend of Zelda, due for a 2015 release on the Wii U.

The 2015 release date was … Read More

The Game Awards Live Stream

December 5, 2014 |

Watch The Game Awards live here on Pure Nintendo at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET.

The stream can also be viewed by visiting The Game Awards website.

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PR: Play Some of the Holiday Season’s Hottest Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Games at Best Buy

December 5, 2014 |

Explore with Captain Toad, Draw with Pikachu and Battle with Mario


On Dec. 7, Nintendo and Best Buy have a holiday gift at participating locations across the country: hands-on game play featuring Captain Toad, Pikachu and many of the … Read More

Super Smash Bros. Update (12/05/2014): Final Post!!

December 5, 2014 |

It’s with a heavy heart that we present today’s pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai’s Director’s Room, as it’s the final one to be posted. Every weekday for the last 18 months, Sakurai has posted a screenshot from either the … Read More

Curve Digital announces new titles for Nintendo hardware.

December 4, 2014 |

First up is OlliOlli, a critically acclaimed 2D skating game.  Part of a partnership with Roll7, the game will be heading to both Wii U and 3DS in 2015.  Click here for the OliOli website, and check out the teaser … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

December 4, 2014 |

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

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Ready for adventure? Captain Toad stars in his own puzzling quest through maze-like mini-universes, only on Wii … Read More

Super Smash Bros. Update (12/04/2014): amiibo Training

December 4, 2014 | 1

Today’s pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai’s Director’s Room talks about how to train your amibo. You’ll train it in battle, of course, but you’ll need to feed it equipment to build its stats to their maximum level,  Check out … Read More

Wii U YouTube Application Receives Minor Update

December 4, 2014 |

A minor update is now available for the Wii U’s YouTube application. The interface remains the same, however a scrolling sound has been added to the browser, and the launch icon’s color has been changed to red.

It’s not a … Read More

Wii U Surpasses 2 Million Sales in Japan

December 4, 2014 |

The Wii U has just turned two years old, having launched in the US on November 18, Europe November 30, and Japan December 8 in 2012.

The latest sales figures from Japan are a nicely timed reminder that the system is selling … Read More

Japanese Sales Chart: Pokémon Still on Top (Week Ending November 30, 2014)

December 3, 2014 |

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and there are a number of new entries in the software sales top twenty list, although only one for the 3DS, namely Etrian Odyssey Untold II, which debuts at number three.

Despite … Read More

PN Review: The Swapper (Wii U)

December 3, 2014 |

The Swapper is a very interesting game: it immediately sets a bleak mood, yet is very enjoyable to play.  It’s a platformer/puzzle game, set in a dark sci-fi world, where you play as the lone survivor on a damaged space station, … Read More

Super Smash Bros. Update (12/03/2014): Flat Trophies

December 3, 2014 |

Today’s pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai’s Director’s Room shows us a few examples of special flat trophies, based on characters who are flat in their original games. Check out the post and follow-up image below – have you … Read More

PSA: Less Than A Month Left For The Deluxe Digital Promotion

December 2, 2014 |

For those who have purchased a black Wii U Deluxe are probably already aware of the fantastic Deluxe Digital Promotion.  This promotion will provide owners of a Deluxe Wii U with 10% of the cost of digital downloads back in … Read More

PR: South Park Pinball is Coming to Nintendo Wii U

December 2, 2014 |

Two kick ass pinball tables based on the hit TV series are coming to Wii U in December

December 2, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – Zen Studios is excited to announce that South Park Pinball, a table pack … Read More

Video: Is Nintendo Making a Comeback?

December 2, 2014 | 3

There are a lot of good talking points in this video from GameTrailers.  At the end of the video they discuss amiibo and they may have missed the mark on their opinions about amiibo versus Disney Infinity and Skylanders but we’ll … Read More