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About Trevor Gould

Even though I was first introduced to video games with the Atari 2600 (I feel old) it was Nintendo that turned me into a lifelong fan. From the magical NES era when Nintendo was the face of gaming, through today with the 3DS, Switch (and everything in between) Nintendo’s always entertained me with their innovative, and just plain fun games! Writing for Pure Nintendo has allowed me to combine a fondness for journalism with my love of gaming. I’ve especially enjoyed building working relationships with smaller and independent developers and studios.
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Review: Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 months ago

Review: Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Nintendo Switch)

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity caught many by surprise when first revealed, but how does the finished product stack up? Pretty good, so long as you can answer affirmatively to …
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Review: REPLICA (Nintendo Switch)
5
2 months ago

Review: REPLICA (Nintendo Switch)

An awfully short adventure title, REPLICA tries to promote replay through its various endings. But after a few, I had seen enough to be satisfied. The game is modestly priced …
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Review: Pure Pool (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 months ago

Review: Pure Pool (Nintendo Switch)

Pure Pool is an addictive billiards simulation. It’s a good game, but a few unfortunate glitches and quirks hold it back a bit. Fans of cue sports will still enjoy …
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Review: Just Dance 2021 (Nintendo Switch)
6.5
2 months ago

Review: Just Dance 2021 (Nintendo Switch)

Just Dance 2021 is the latest installment in the popular rhythm game series, and the fifth version is a row that I’m reviewing. With musical tastes being so subjective, I’m …
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Review: Pinball FX3: Williams Pinball – Volume 6 (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 months ago

Review: Pinball FX3: Williams Pinball – Volume 6 (Nintendo Switch)

Just when I thought I was out, Pinball FX3 pulls me back in with its latest DLC, Williams Pinball – Volume 6. Let’s not waste any time and get right …
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Review: Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (Nintendo Switch)
7
2 months ago

Review: Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (Nintendo Switch)

One of the most eye-catching and demanding games of the Playstation era, Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee has been remade as Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty. It joins its sequels, Munch’s Oddysee and …
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Review: Maze (Nintendo Switch)
3
2 months ago

Review: Maze (Nintendo Switch)

Maze promises a “fantasy adventure” but fails to deliver on it. Instead, we have a release with very little meat on its bones. It’s a shame.

The goal in the …
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Review: Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World (Nintendo Switch)
8
2 months ago

Review: Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World (Nintendo Switch)

An oldie (from 2011) but a goodie, Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World entertains. It’s not a very lengthy point-and-click adventure, but it feels fully realized all the same. Genre …
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Review: Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
2 months ago

Review: Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! (Nintendo Switch)

Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! is a tale of two games for me. As a solo experience, I found the food truck action had a bit too much intensity (and repetition) …
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Review: THE LAST BLADE: Beyond the Destiny (Nintendo Switch)
5
3 months ago

Review: THE LAST BLADE: Beyond the Destiny (Nintendo Switch)

THE LAST BLADE: Beyond the Destiny brings weapon-based fighting to the Nintendo Switch, but it’s my least favorite Neo Geo Pocket Color game currently on the eShop.

I’m not saying …
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Review: Hunting Simulator 2 (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: Hunting Simulator 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Hunting Simulator 2 brings a return to hunting action first seen over two years ago. As someone who missed the original release, I’m approaching this sequel almost entirely fresh.

I …
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Pure Nintendo Review Recap – October, 2020
3 months ago

Pure Nintendo Review Recap – October, 2020

For the third time, the Pure Nintendo team topped 50 reviews in a month! We had 14 different staff members and contributors pitching in during October. Which of these 51 …
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Review: Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders (Nintendo Switch)

Based on the classic novel, Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders is a unique graphic adventure. You take control of Detective Hercule Poirot (usually from a third-person perspective) exploring a …
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Review: Two Parsecs From Earth (Nintendo Switch)
4
3 months ago

Review: Two Parsecs From Earth (Nintendo Switch)

Two Parsecs From Earth has the looks of a promising budget take on Metroid, but I soon discovered the gameplay needs more polish.

You control Robot Z3-L1, who is trying …
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Contest: Win a copy of No Straight Roads Collector’s Edition for Nintendo Switch

Copies of this one were snatched up very quickly, but here’s a chance to win a beautiful addition to your Nintendo Switch physical collection.

Be sure to check out …
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Review: No Straight Roads (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: No Straight Roads (Nintendo Switch)

No Straight Roads is a musical action-adventure game that has you going up against an Electronic Dance empire. Can the NSR (that governs vinyl city) have their monopoly taken down? …
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Review: Hide & Dance! (Nintendo Switch)
7
3 months ago

Review: Hide & Dance! (Nintendo Switch)

Short on gameplay but big on smiles, Hide & Dance! is a music game that may be more fun to watch than to play. That’s not to say tapping to …
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Review: Mini Motor Racing X (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
3 months ago

Review: Mini Motor Racing X (Nintendo Switch)

For a game whose press code arrived unsolicited in my spam folder, Mini Motor Racing X is better than I expected. This “high-octane racing action” will keep me busy for …
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