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PN Review: Color Zen
6 years ago

PN Review: Color Zen

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

I was intrigued by Color Zen since first reporting on it back in October.  Part of my curiosity stemmed from not knowing what this puzzle game would be about – …
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PN Review: Parking Star 3D
6 years ago

PN Review: Parking Star 3D

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

A parking simulator doesn’t sound like the most exciting premise for a game, and unsurprisingly it isn’t.  Nevertheless, despite the dull theme, I was hopeful this game might pleasantly surprise …
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PN Review: Jewel Match (DSiWare)
6 years ago

PN Review: Jewel Match (DSiWare)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Who doesn’t know the match-three game? I’ve reviewed several of these titles for Pure Nintendo and played even more.  Despite their simplicity, repetitiveness, and overabundance I enjoy them.  They make …
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PN Review: Mario Kart 8
9
6 years ago

PN Review: Mario Kart 8

I wrote about 8 different lead-ins before deciding to cut the fluff and get straight to the point. Does Mario Kart 8 live up to the hype? Yes!

Mario Kart …
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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
5.5
6 years ago

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

There’s a lot that can go into being the Amazing Spider-Man. One must be dedicated, determined, have good morals, self-control and a strong motivation to choose and do what is …
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PN Review: Moon Chronicles
6 years ago

PN Review: Moon Chronicles

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Is This Going To Be Our Next Giant Leap? If So, Just What Are We Jumping Into?

Despite its acclaim, I never experienced Moon on the Nintendo DS.  So when …
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PN Review: Sokomania 2: Cool Job (DSiWare)
6 years ago

PN Review: Sokomania 2: Cool Job (DSiWare)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

This new DSiWare release is a sokoban game, which (courtesy of Wikipedia) “is a type of transport puzzle, in which the player pushes boxes or crates around in a warehouse, …
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PN Retro Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB)
6 years ago

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

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 …
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Retro Review: Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link
6 years ago

Retro Review: Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link

By  •  Reviews, 3DS, 3DS

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 …
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PN Review: Abyss (Wii U eShop)
6 years ago

PN Review: Abyss (Wii U eShop)

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

As one of my favorite DSiWare games, I was excited to learn of Abyss arriving on the Wii U eShop.  With all new missions, a two-player mode, HD visuals, etc.,  …
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PN Review: Evofish
6 years ago

PN Review: Evofish

Evofish is a game that started out life on mobile platforms before making its way onto the Wii U.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from Evofish when I initially …
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PN Review: Ava and Avior Save the Earth
6 years ago

PN Review: Ava and Avior Save the Earth

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

While it’s easy to be dismissive of Ava and Avior Save the Earth, I think consideration should be shown for what it’s trying to achieve.  As an edutainment (educational entertainment) title …
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PN Review: Bit Boy!! ARCADE
6 years ago

PN Review: Bit Boy!! ARCADE

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

With WiiWare origins, Bit Boy!! ARCADE has undoubtedly found an early audience with Nintendo fans already.  Will it expand, reaching those who’ve yet to experience adventuring with Kubi?  Having experienced …
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PN Review: Advance Wars (Wii U Virtual Console)
6 years ago

PN Review: Advance Wars (Wii U Virtual Console)

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

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

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

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 …
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PN Review: Child of Light
9
6 years ago

PN Review: Child of Light

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

As soon as the Child of Light menu screen came on and I heard the awesome music, I knew I was about to begin an epic adventure. The game starts …
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PN Review: NES Remix 2
6 years ago

PN Review: NES Remix 2

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

Like the first Wii U collection, NES Remix 2 is a series of accelerated challenges from a selection of Nintendo’s 8-bit classics. As you successfully complete them you’ll steadily earn …
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PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)
6 years ago

PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Have you ever played the board game Battleship?  Of course you have!  It’s been around for nearly 50 years, and remains popular today.  Sea Battle is a digital version of …
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