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About Justin Sharp

Pure Nintendo founder and all around Nintendo geek. Nintendo systems have always been home to my most favorite gaming memories but I also enjoy video games on any platform. The first system I purchased was a Nintendo GameCube but I grew up playing the NES, SNES, and all of the various Game Boy models.
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Review: Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch)
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6 months ago

Review: Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch)

What Nintendo franchise will Retro Studios tackle next? It seems like whenever they produce a Nintendo game, it gets the polish and treatment it deserves. Like the Metroid Prime Trilogy …
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Review: Detective Pikachu (Nintendo 3DS)
8.5
6 months ago

Review: Detective Pikachu (Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Detective Pikachu is quite the departure for The Pokémon Company. It’s not a bad departure by any means and although it’s not directly related to the core Pokémon games, Detective …
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A New Pokémon core RPG planned for launch on Nintendo Switch in Late 2019
7 months ago

A New Pokémon core RPG planned for launch on Nintendo Switch in Late 2019

In addition to the many new Pokemon announcements, The Pokemon Company also said a new “core RPG” is coming to the Switch in 2019:

Finally, Mr. Masuda returned to the …
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Pokemon Press Conference taking place in Tokyo
7 months ago

Pokemon Press Conference taking place in Tokyo

I’ve been watching some rumors today about a Pokemon press conference, and we just received confirmation via the official Pokemon Twitter account:

Pure Nintendo Magazine Reveals the Cover of Issue 40 (Apr/May), Available Now!
7 months ago

Pure Nintendo Magazine Reveals the Cover of Issue 40 (Apr/May), Available Now!

Nashville, TN – May 25, 2018 – Issue 40 is one of our best issues yet! Mario Tennis Aces, which I am personally really excited about, graces the cover this issue …
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Review: Dandara (Nintendo Switch)
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9 months ago

Review: Dandara (Nintendo Switch)

Dandara describes itself as a ‘Metroidvania’ and while that title mostly holds up, I would much rather play a Metroid or a Castlevania game.

I was very intrigued when I …
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Pure Nintendo Magazine Reveals the Cover of Issue 39 (Feb/Mar), Available Now!
9 months ago

Pure Nintendo Magazine Reveals the Cover of Issue 39 (Feb/Mar), Available Now!

Nashville, TN – Mar 15, 2018 – Issue 39 comes hot on the heels of Issue 38 as we shake off the winter weather. In this issue, we give you a …
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New Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow, March 8 at 5pm ET
9 months ago

New Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow, March 8 at 5pm ET

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Direct that will air tomorrow, March 8. Here are the details on the Direct from Nintendo:

“Tune in on March 8 at 2:00 p.m …
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Review: Fe (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
9 months ago

Review: Fe (Nintendo Switch)

Fe features a unique and beautiful art style, some charming characters and a focus on sound. While the style and sound certainly impress, let’s see how the rest of the …
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Pure Nintendo Magazine Reveals the Cover of Issue 38 (Dec/Jan), Available Now!
11 months ago

Pure Nintendo Magazine Reveals the Cover of Issue 38 (Dec/Jan), Available Now!

Nashville, TN – Jan 29, 2018 – Our cover story this time around is all about Kirby, the delightful pink puff! This marks the first time Kirby has been featured on …
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First Details of Nintendo Labo
11 months ago

First Details of Nintendo Labo

Nintendo always aims to surprise with its announcements and it definitely succeeded. Nintendo Labo looks to be Nintendo’s idea for achieving their 20 million a year Nintendo Switch sell-through rate …
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Review: Furi (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
11 months ago

Review: Furi (Nintendo Switch)

Furi is an action / shoot’em up with a great art style and challenging boss battles. Let’s see how the game has translated to the Nintendo Switch version.

Furi starts …
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Mini-Review: Fire Emblem Warriors (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Mini-Review: Fire Emblem Warriors (Nintendo Switch)

For a more in-depth review of Fire Emblem Warriors, check out Heath’s review of the New Nintendo 3DS version.

Fire Emblem Warriors is another well-polished entry from the Koei Tecmo …
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Review: Xenoraid (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
11 months ago

Review: Xenoraid (Nintendo Switch)

Xenoraid, by developer 10tons Ltd., is a surprisingly fresh take on the vertically scrolling shoot’em up genre.

Developer 10tons has added some fun gameplay mechanics to help differentiate Xenoraid from …
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Review: Batman: The Telltale Series (Nintendo Switch)
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11 months ago

Review: Batman: The Telltale Series (Nintendo Switch)

Batman: The Telltale Series brings a new take on the dark knight in which players are given more control over the story. Let’s see how the Nintendo Switch compilation holds …
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Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS)
9.6
11 months ago

Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon may not offer much in the way of new content for players of Sun/Moon, but there is still quite a bit here for long-time …
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Mini-Review: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2 – The Champions’ Ballad
11 months ago

Mini-Review: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2 – The Champions’ Ballad

Warning: Spoilers below

While the first DLC pack featured some decent content, The Champions’ Ballad DLC Pack promised a ‘new dungeon’ and more story-related elements. After my initial excitement wore …
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Mini-Review: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 – The Master Trials
11 months ago

Mini-Review: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 – The Master Trials

The Master Trials DLC Pack contains mostly quality of life changes and some added difficulty options. The Trial of the Sword adds a three stage gauntlet where each stage has …
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