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The Mysterious Murasame Castle Coming to 3DS virtual console in August

July 28, 2014 | 1

Famicom classic The Mysterious Murasame Castle is coming to North America early next month on the 3DS Virtual Console. The game hits the eShop on August 7, according to Nintendo’s live stream at San Diego Comic-Con.

The Mysterious Murasame Castle … Read More

Nintendo Download – June 26, 2014

June 26, 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:

Play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest: to defeat the … Read More

Nintendo 64 Games Coming Soon to Wii U Virtual Console

June 18, 2014 | 4

If the picture above is any indication, it seems that Nintendo is about to add the Nintendo 64 library to the Wii U Virtual Console service.  What is interesting about this news is the page seems to be the only way Nintendo has announced … Read More

Reggie Fils-Aime on Nintendo’s Commitment to Virtual Console (updated)

June 18, 2014 | 3

Game Boy Advance titles have recently joined the Virtual Console service, and DS titles are on the way, with Brain Training out now for free download (update: only in Japan and Europe at this stage). Yet despite a seemingly healthy … Read More

Nintendo Download – June 12 eShop Releases (Europe)

June 9, 2014 |

Hello European gamers and welcome to another week of downloadable delights on the Nintendo eShop. Not to be completely overshadowed by the event of the year starting tomorrow (that would be E3), there’s still plenty to tempt you later this week on … Read More

Pure Nintendo video Review: Kirby & The Amazing Mirror

June 6, 2014 |

Here it is, the first video review in PNM history!  In our first episode, we are going to take a look at Kirby & The Amazing Mirror for the Wii U’s Virtual Console.  We hope you enjoy it!

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First DS Game Released for Wii U Virtual Console in Japan for free

June 4, 2014 | 1

The first of the Wii U’s DS virtual console library has been very quietly released in Japan – the kicker? It’s available for free!

The launch comes as a nice surprise, with no official announcement made prior to release. Brain … Read More

Nintendo Download – June 5 eShop Releases (Europe)

June 2, 2014 |

Monday is upon us once again and that can only mean one thing – Nintendo have released their list of upcoming eShop goodies for this week. And it’s a big week in terms of numbers, with plenty of discounts on offer … Read More

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

Nintendo Download – May 15 eShop Releases (Europe)

May 12, 2014 |

Welcome to Monday and another look at the titles that will be made available in mere days for our downloading pleasure!

Although it’s a little light-on this week in terms of numbers, there are some titles worth looking into, particularly … Read More

Wario Land 4 eShop trailer

May 8, 2014 |

Nintendo’s latest GBA game to arrive on the Wii U Virtual Console.

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PN Retro Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB)

May 8, 2014 | 4

Technically the third entry in the Super Mario Land series, Wario Land is very much its own unique game. Its different style gameplay resonated strongly with players, and Wario would continue on with a series of very popular Game Boy … Read More

Nintendo Download – May 8, 2014

May 8, 2014 |

NINTENDO DOWNLOAD HIGHLIGHTS NEW DIGITAL CONTENT FOR NINTENDO SYSTEMS – MAY 8, 2014

May 8, 2014

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS Mega Man II™ – It’s Mega … Read More

Retro Review: Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link

May 6, 2014 | 8

If you haven’t read my profile for Pure Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda is my favorite franchise in gaming. It’s a series that makes me feel accomplished when solving its puzzles, traversing its dungeons and saving the land of Hyrule. … Read More

Nintendo Download – May 8 eShop Releases (Europe)

May 5, 2014 |

Nintendo have released the latest list of downloads for the European eShop, due for release this Thursday. Although it’s a slightly lighter week this week, though there are a few discounts and hidden gems in there.

Check out the full list … Read More

PN Review: Advance Wars (Wii U Virtual Console)

May 1, 2014 | 1

Being a fan of strategy game, I was pleased to have the opportunity to review Advance Wars when it released on the Wii U Virtual Console.  Having played the original release of Advance Wars on the GameBoy Advance was the … Read More

PN Review: Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Wii U Virtual Console)

May 1, 2014 |

I need to start by promising that I won’t just phone this review in, despite Yoshi’s Island being so well-known and wrapped in such nostalgia.  In reality I might have an edge in objectiveness, seeing as I actually have more … Read More