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About Jemma Casson

I love all things Nintendo! It's my Dad's fault really, since he bought my sister and I the NES many Christmases ago. It was the beginning of a love affair, but who could blame me? There was no better introduction to video games than Mario and Zelda! I'm a proud owner of a 3DS (Fire Emblem-branded, thank you), a Wii U (which, incidentally, also doubles as my TV remote), and the Switch (day one, naturally). I'm a writer and a web developer, so I love writing reviews and take design elements very seriously. My all-time favorite game is Super Mario World for the SNES, though I'm also partial to any of the Mario Kart entries.
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Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 7 October 2022
1 month ago

Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 7 October 2022

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Welcome to another episode of The Pure Nintendo Podcast! This milestone episode marks our tenth outing, and boy do we have fun making this show each week. We begin this …
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Dragon Ball and Nickelodeon Kart Racers join this week’s eShop roundup
1 month ago

Dragon Ball and Nickelodeon Kart Racers join this week’s eShop roundup

The Nintendo Switch eShop has been updated. This week’s highlights include the online action of Dragon Ball: The Breakers, along with the crazy antics of Nickelodeon’s latest entry in the …
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NieR:Automata, LEGO Bricktales and No Man’s Sky join this week’s eShop roundup
2 months ago

NieR:Automata, LEGO Bricktales and No Man’s Sky join this week’s eShop roundup

The Nintendo Switch eShop has been updated with new content. This week’s highlights includes LEGO Bricktales and NieR:Automata, along wiht No Man’s Sky.

LEGO Bricktales is an adventure spanning cities, …
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Review: Beacon Pines (Nintendo Switch)
8.5
2 months ago

Review: Beacon Pines (Nintendo Switch)

Beacon Pines is an interactive visual novel for the Nintendo Switch. It plays like a choose-your-own-adventure book, using branching pathways and a compelling story to keep the player intrigued. Let’s …
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Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 30 September 2022
2 months ago

Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 30 September 2022

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Welcome to another episode of The Pure Nintendo Podcast! We discuss our amiibo addictions, erm, collections. Roger has taken the clear lead here, but Jemma is determined to catch up …
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Overwatch 2 and FIFA 23 join this week’s eShop roundup
2 months ago

Overwatch 2 and FIFA 23 join this week’s eShop roundup

Looking for something new to play this weekend? The latest titles to hit the Nintendo Switch eShop include the action-packed Overwatch 2, along with the latest FIFA outing, EA Sports …
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Review: Cat Maze (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: Cat Maze (Nintendo Switch)

Cat Maze is part platformer, part RPG. It’s an exploratory adventure full of hidden pathways, strange enemies, and cute animals who help along the way. Although it appears simple at …
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Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 23 September 2022
2 months ago

Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 23 September 2022

Welcome to another episode of The Pure Nintendo Podcast! This week we begin with an update on our amiibo collections. Although we both have new additions to show off – …
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Shovel Knight Dig and Tunic join this week’s eShop roundup
2 months ago

Shovel Knight Dig and Tunic join this week’s eShop roundup

The eShop has been updated with plenty of fresh new content! This week’s highlights include the audio delights of Tako no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival, the action-adventure of TUNIC, and the …
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Review: Gerda: A Flame in Winter (Nintendo Switch)
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2 months ago

Review: Gerda: A Flame in Winter (Nintendo Switch)

Gerda: A Flame in Winter is an interactive visual novel for the Nintendo Switch. Coupled with simple RPG elements and set in World War II, it tells the tale of …
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Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 14 September 2022
2 months ago

Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 14 September 2022

Welcome to another episode of The Pure Nintendo Podcast! This week we begin with an update on our amiibo collections. We both have new additions to show off, and it …
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NBA 2K23 and Various Daylife join this week’s eShop roundupp
2 months ago

NBA 2K23 and Various Daylife join this week’s eShop roundupp

The time has come to reveal the latest releases to hit the Nintendo Switch eShop! This week’s highlights includes the latest annual basketball outing with NBA 2K23. Take to the …
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Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast |  7 September 2022
3 months ago

Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 7 September 2022

Welcome to another episode of The Pure Nintendo Podcast! This week we continue our discussion on those addictive amiibo, with a few new additions to Jemma’s collection. She’s reached the …
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Splatoon 3 joins this week’s eShop roundup
3 months ago

Splatoon 3 joins this week’s eShop roundup

Welcome to another eShop roundup! This week’s highlight is the highly anticipated threequel Splatoon 3, bringing more splats and modes to the Switch. Three-team Splatfests and an all-new single-player Story …
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Review: River City Saga: Three Kingdoms (Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: River City Saga: Three Kingdoms (Switch)

River City Saga: Three Kingdoms is a side-scrolling beat ‘em up set in ancient China. It’s a throwback to the classic beat ‘em ups of yesteryear, featuring characters from previous …
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Review: Dyna Bomb 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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3 months ago

Review: Dyna Bomb 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Dyna Bomb 2 is an action platformer for the Nintendo Switch. I’d never heard of the series, and, I’ll admit, I was initially skeptical of its quality after viewing the …
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PN playlist: the Nintendo games we’re playing this week
3 months ago

PN playlist: the Nintendo games we’re playing this week

Wondering what the Pure Nintendo team is playing at the moment? Our latest playlist includes everything from the latest TMNT outing to some pre-Splatoon 3 fun.

With the Cowabunga Collection …
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Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 31 August 2022
3 months ago

Listen to the latest Pure Nintendo Podcast | 31 August 2022

Welcome to another episode of The Pure Nintendo Podcast! We’re back after a short break to discuss everything to do with Nintendo.

This week Jemma and Roger begin with a …
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