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About Matt Paxton

From the first Nintendo Entertainment System, Matt has been a fan of the Japanese gaming company. Matt first made contact with the Pure Nintendo Crew via an interview about Pure Nintendo's charity marathon for Child's Play Charity in 2012 and joining the crew shortly after. Favorite Game: Xenoblade Chronicles
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Review: The Coma: Recut (Nintendo Switch)
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5 months ago

Review: The Coma: Recut (Nintendo Switch)

The Coma: Recut is an independently produced survival-horror, where the high-school student Youngho must make his way through a nightmarish version of Sehwa High while avoiding murderous apparitions. The majority …
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Review: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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7 months ago

Review: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Nintendo Switch)

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 feels like a lateral movement rather than a strong step forward for the series. For all of the elements that XC2 improves, the game falters on others. …
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Review: Culdcept Revolt (Nintendo 3DS)
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9 months ago

Review: Culdcept Revolt (Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

 

Culdcept Revolt is certainly a game you have to invest time in to get a meaningful experience. The game takes inspiration from board games such as Monopoly, and combines …
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Review: Jydge (Nintendo Switch)
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10 months ago

Review: Jydge (Nintendo Switch)

During this winter month, I was tasked with reviewing not one, but two games from developer 10tons LTD. If you want to check out my thoughts on Neon Chrome, you …
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Review: Neon Chrome (Nintendo Switch)
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10 months ago

Review: Neon Chrome (Nintendo Switch)

Set in a dystopian future, Neon Chrome is a top-down roguelike that will task players with blasting their way through floor after floor of guards, weapons, and avoiding mines. Instead …
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Review: SteamWorld Dig 2 (Nintendo Switch)
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12 months ago

Review: SteamWorld Dig 2 (Nintendo Switch)

If Nintendo didn’t come out of left field with a remake of Metroid II, I would urge any Metroid fan to pick up SteamWord Dig 2 immediately. However, with Metroid …
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Review: Neurovoider (Nintendo Switch)
7.5
12 months ago

Review: Neurovoider (Nintendo Switch)

Aside from its rogue like elements, this game’s other main gimmick is the permadeath feature. Meaning your goal is to make it as far as possible before your sudden, inevitable …
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Review: ACA Neo Geo Magician Lord (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: ACA Neo Geo Magician Lord (Nintendo Switch)

With another month gone by without any Virtual Console service, ACA has been picking up the slack through a constant string of Neo Geo ports. I’ve gotten the pleasure of …
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Review: Implosion – Never Lose hope (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Implosion – Never Lose hope (Nintendo Switch)

Implosion is Rayark’s first game to make it to a main console, and the studio is off to a good start. The high-angle camera feels indicative of a mobile title, …
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Review – Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review – Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Nintendo Switch)

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is another in the Musou genre, a game in which you play a one-man army to take on thousands of foes, only to cast them aside …
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Review: Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition (New Nintendo 3DS)
8.5
1 year ago

Review: Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition (New Nintendo 3DS)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Runbow Pocket’s appeal lies in both its unique artstyle and party platformer style that supports up to four players. Don’t worry if you can’t always grab three friends. Runbow is …
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Review: ACA NEOGEO Waku Waku 7 (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: ACA NEOGEO Waku Waku 7 (Nintendo Switch)

In the year 1996, cabinet arcade games were abundant, littering convenience stores, bowling alleys, and Chuck E Cheese knock-offs around the world. In fighting games such as Waku Waku 7, …
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Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris (Nintendo Switch)

This has to be the most straightforward title I have ever reviewed. It has Puyos, it has Tetriminos. More importantly, it has Puyos and Tetriminos at the same time. If …
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New Fighters Revealed in ARMS Direct
1 year ago

New Fighters Revealed in ARMS Direct

Three new ARMS fighters were introduced in today’s ARMS Direct.

Kid Cobra – A fan of selfie sticks and live-streaming, this hip fighter pounces on opponents with a charged-up dash. …
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Feature: The Legendary World of Zelda Interview with Kyle Hilliard
1 year ago

Feature: The Legendary World of Zelda Interview with Kyle Hilliard

By  •  Interviews

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Legend of Zelda, which has been one of Nintendo’s cornerstone properties since the days of the Nintendo Entertainment System. To celebrate, …
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All Modes for Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Revealed
1 year ago

All Modes for Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Revealed

With Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers out in a little over two weeks (May 26), Nintendo’s UK website has revealed all of the modes you can experience on …
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Riftstar Raiders Announced for Nintendo Switch
1 year ago

Riftstar Raiders Announced for Nintendo Switch

 

With one tweet, developer Climax Studios has announced that their …
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Review: Kamiko (Nintendo Switch)
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1 year ago

Review: Kamiko (Nintendo Switch)

Skipmore is no stranger to sprite, retro-style games with games like Fairune and Fairune 2. With the Switch, Skipmore has brought out the arcade-style adventure game, Kamiko. Kamiko is a …
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