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Pokemon ORAS trainers may return to Southern Island

February 24, 2015 | 1

According to, Pokemon trainers will soon get their chance to head back to Southern Island in the latest installment in the Pokemon series, Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. Trainers originally had the opportunity to visit the island in … Read More

Pokemon Bank subscribers are to receive free Pokemon

February 5, 2015 |

As of late it would appear The Pokemon Company has shown some form of consistency in regards to gifting free Pokemon to fans. Last week, Pure Nintendo reported that the Pokemon Company offered a free Emboar to those who entered … Read More

Video: Nintendo Minute – Video Game Travel Haul

February 1, 2015 |

This week the Nintendo Minute duo take us on another journey of sorts, giving us a glimpse into the backstage world of gamer tours via the interesting items they pick up along the way.

Kit and Krysta parted ways this week, … Read More

The Pokemon Company reveals a new Mythical Pokemon

January 23, 2015 |

According to, a brand new Mythical Pokemon has been revealed and goes by the name, Hoopa. This Psychic/Ghost-type Pokemon can be accessed in the latest installment in the Pokemon series, Pokemon ORAS, but cannot be encounter through normal game … Read More

Pokemon ORAS owners set to receive free Unova Region starters

January 22, 2015 | 3

According to the Official Pokemon Website, players who currently posses a copy of Pokemon Omega Ruby or Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, will be given the opportunity to download the first three starting Pokemon from within the Unova Region in their final … Read More

PR: Pokémon Shuffle Launch Announced, New Pokémon Discovered in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (Trailers)

January 14, 2015 | 1

BELLEVUE, WA—January 14, 2015—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have announced Pokémon Shuffle, a new game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems that can be downloaded by players from Nintendo eShop at no cost.

In Pokémon Shuffle, players will … Read More

Dorkly – The Pokemon Most Disappointed With Their Evolutions (NSFW)

January 3, 2015 |

Warning: The following video may contain content inappropriate for younger audiences or some work environments. The video is provided for entertainment purposes and should be viewed at your own risk.

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Bandai Namco On The Development Of Pokkén Tournament

December 28, 2014 |

Bandai Namco, developer of Tekken, surprised everyone in August of this year when they announced a new Pokémon fighting game called Pokkén Tournament.  We got what seemed to be a glimpse of the game in action about a year prior to … Read More

PR: Pokémon Games Set New Sales Records in Australia

December 17, 2014 |

Nintendo Australia have released some interesting sales data pertaining to the release of the latest Pokémon games for the 3DS in the region.

According to the press release, which you can read below, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire sold … Read More

Nintendo announces sales numbers for Pokemon OR/AS, Smash Brothers, amiibo and more

December 11, 2014 |

I want to go over a few highlights before getting to the press release.

  • Overall sales for the 3DS increased by 40% over same time last year.
  • Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire sold a combined 1.5 million … Read More

Japanese Sales Chart: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Debuts on Top (Week Ending December 7, 2014)

December 11, 2014 |

The latest sales data from Japan shows a very strong week for Nintendo in its homeland. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U made its debut in the region, and its no surprise that it made a big impact, selling over … 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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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

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

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire sell over 1.5 million copies in Japan

November 26, 2014 |

Famitsu has released some Nintendo sales numbers and it looks good, as always, for Pokemon games. According to Famitsu, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire have sold 1.535 million copies in Japan, in just three days.

Famitsu is also reporting that … Read More