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Wii U, 3DS, 2DS Black Friday Deals & Steals!

November 27, 2014 |

First and foremost Pure Nintendo would like to wish our readers and fans a Happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!  We are very thankful to our readers and supporters!  Here is to another great year of family, friends, and of course … Read More

Yoshi Circuit Revealed for Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack

October 23, 2014 |

The first of 2 DLC packs for Mario Kart 8 will be releasing next month.  Nintendo has been slowly leaking information out about what will be included in the DLC first announcing the return of the B Dasher and most … Read More

Epona Inspired Bike, Master Cycle, Confirmed For Mario Kart 8 DLC

October 15, 2014 |

Nintendo recently confirmed that the B Dasher from Mario Kart DS would be making a return in the Mario Kart 8 DLC that is due out next month. Now the Big N has unveiled on Twitter that there is what … Read More

B Dasher From Mario Kart DS Returns In Mario Kart 8 DLC

September 23, 2014 |

The B Dasher from Mario Kart DS will be making a return in the first DLC pack for Mario Kart 8 according to an official post from Nintendo on Miiverse (seen below).  So that means that so far we know … Read More

Editorial: What’s Next For Nintendo?

September 3, 2014 | 5

Nintendo has been applying the shock and awe strategy recently when it comes to the company’s games and announcements.  Recently fans were shocked by the announcement of new Mario Kart 8 DLC and awed by the reveal of ‘New’ 3DS … Read More

Nintendo releases quarterly numbers (April-June)

July 30, 2014 | 1

Over the night Nintendo released their quarterly numbers for April-June. Sadly, it’s not all mushrooms and sunshine. Let’s do a quick rundown.

  • Mario Kart 8 sold 2.82 million world-wide. Equals 64% of total Wii U software sales for the period. 
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June 2014 NPD software and hardware sales

July 17, 2014 |

Top ten games for June 2014.

1. Watch Dogs (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, PC)2. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 885K units sold.3. Minecraft (360, PS3)4. UFC (PS4, Xbox One)5. FIFA 14 (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, Vita)6. NBA … Read More

Nintendo Minute Live At E3 2014

June 20, 2014 |

Kit and Krysta go live immediately after Nintendo’s Digital Event at E3 2014 and talk more about amiibo, the new game announcements, and even make a few game announcements themselves.


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PR: Year of the Yoshi is the definitive musical tribute to Nintendo’s green dinosaur

June 3, 2014 |

The new album from video game remix label GameChops features 11 remixes from games likes Yoshi’s Island, Mario Kart, Super Mario Galaxy, and the original Yoshi for NES. The album spans genres from upbeat … Read More

Mario Kart 8 Launch Day Video Extravaganza

May 30, 2014 |

To celebrate the launch of Mario Kart 8, we are featuring a ton of videos for the new kart racer.  Some of the footage is official video from Nintendo and other footage is Mario Kart TV video from our YouTube … Read More

Nintendo and Mercedes Benz partner to bring DLC to Mario Kart 8 in Japan

May 29, 2014 | 1

Nintendo and Mercedes-Benz have partnered to bring a GLA class model racer to Mario Kart 8. Currently the DLC has only been announced for Japan but word has it we could be seeing this in North America and Europe.

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Nintendo Download – May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 |

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

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

Feel the rush as your kart rockets across the ceiling. Race upside-down and along walls on … Read More

GameChops Album ‘Year of the Yoshi’ Releasing On June 1

May 27, 2014 | 2

GameChops, a record label that produces game music remixes, sent Pure Nintendo a preview of their most recent album ‘Year of the Yoshi’.  The record label has been growing in popularity with every album that is released and for good … Read More