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Well here we are about to enter our 50th Koopa Kast. All the big names are here: Justin Sharp, James Higginbotham, Trevor Gould, Tristan Meiman, and Matt Paxton. Since it is a special occasion, we are going to be a bit more relaxed this time around, and talk about PNM’s history, how we got into games journalism, and share any cool stories we have about working in this industry.
This weeks PN Featured Artist is our very own Thomas Jones (@thomasjones_89)! He’s a writer and contributor for PNM and PureNintendo.com. He has been involved in many projects for “Twitter Collaborations” creating pieces based on video games such as Earthbound and Street Fighter, but his true love Is the Legend of Zelda.
Nintendo has just announced via Twitter a late entry for tomorrow’s European eShop releases. The surprise game is a GBA Virtual Console title, a little something known as Fire Emblem. The good news keeps coming, as the game will be priced at a discount initially, going for just £4.40 / €4.89 in its first week, before reverting to the standard pricetag of £6.29 / €6.99.
This week’s sales data from Japan has been released, and it’s a very interesting week. Yokai Watch 2 retains it’s number one position for the sixth week in a row, outpacing newcomer Hyrule Warrios. The Wii U’s newest entry comes in at a respectable number two position, moving almost 70,000 units.
A lot of Wii U owners have downloaded Wii Street U, yet some of us may have forgotten all about it, despite having a lot of fun with it at first. Brought to you by Google, the app is pretty amazing, showing you a window into the world through your GamePad.
Today’s Miiverse pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai shows off the Smash Run treasure chests, providing all-important stat boosts and custom powers.
Here’s an interesting game concept from developer Headup Games. Typoman is a game that puts your grammatical prowess to the test by using letters to solve your way through puzzle environments.
Pure Nintendo is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of U Host, a Nintendo Web Framework game from Bear Box Media. We have an exclusive early look at the game, and information you wont find elsewhere. Nintendo gamers may know Bear Box Media from their Wii U debut, Internal Invasion, or StarDueler, a teased game not due out for some time.
Nintendo has just released its latest system update for the Wii U. This update is version 5.1.2, and is now available in both Europe and North America. Another round of stability will be delivered to your system via this update.
Soon Shine is a new action puzzler built around racking up high scores. It was made by the indie team at Dahku Creations. Soon Shine has several improvements over their Wii U debut Chubbins, making for a better and more satisfying eShop game. Quick tapping is the order of the day in Soon Shine. You control an icon with the appearance of the sun or moon depending on the side displayed.
A new Pokémon Project is to be announced on August 26th! There are no details given on the Pokémon Company’s website that posted news about the announcement but it did reveal some information about who will be appearing on the stream. Below is a NeoGAF translation of the message posted on the Pokémon Company website. Surprising new Pokemon Project to be announced in coordination with Famitsu.
Today’s Miiverse pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai shows off the Nightmare Wizard Assist Trophy! The Nightmare Wizard hails from Dream Land, where he is one of Kirby’s nemeses. Here he blinds fighters by creating darkness and confusion ...
Monday brings with it the promise of what’s to come for your Nintendo systems, and this week is no different, with some great Virtual Console releases, and more discounts to tempt you back to the titles you may have previously missed. Check out the full list below and let us know which games you look forward to downloading from this Thursday. Wii U Virtual Console Adventures of Lolo (Nintendo, €4.
An artist on Tumblr by the name of Oscar Joyo (warning: some of the other images are NSFW) has posted a drawing of Robin Williams as the King of Hyrule. Not only is the sketch amazing but it is a tribute fit for someone who was a king, the King of Comedy. The world will miss you and your talents ...
With a recent Wii U system update Nintendo gave Wii U owners the capability to perform a system transfer between Wii U hardware. Nintendomination gives us a look at the process in this short video below. This transfer between Wii U hardware units is a little different from the Wii to Wii U system transfer.
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