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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

Mario Kart 8 Footage

May 24, 2014 |

Mario Kart 8 is less than a week away and many media outlets have posted their footage of some of the tracks for all to see using the new Mario Kart TV feature.  For those of you who are curious … Read More

Pure Nintendo: Mario Kart TV videos

May 18, 2014 | 1

Most seemed to enjoy our Mario Kart TV video from Saturday. I have decided to upload a few more, and will be doing more as the days go on.

Sadly, Mario Kart TV will not allow uploads over 1 minute. … Read More

Mario Kart 8 Mario Circuit GBA Footage

May 18, 2014 |

Above is footage of the Mario Circuit GBA track straight from Mario Kart 8 courtesy of our very own James Higginbotham via Mario Kart TV!

For more purely awesome Pure Nintendo videos, including Koopa Chat and our bi-weekly Koopa Kast, … Read More

PN Review: Mario Kart 8

May 15, 2014 | 5

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 8 was exactly what I expected. It’s very rare to … Read More

Video: Mario Kart 8 Easter Eggs

May 14, 2014 |

GameXplain posted a video on YouTube today featuring a bunch of cool Easter Eggs they discovered in Mario Kart 8.  Check out the video above to see some of the cool little details that Nintendo has added into Mario Kart … Read More

Defy Gravity: Test Drive Mario Kart 8 at Select GameStop Stores May 17-18

May 12, 2014 |

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fans will soon have a chance to play one of the biggest games of 2014 before it launches in stores and in the Nintendo eShop on May 30. Mario Kart 8 for Wii U will be playable at more than … Read More