Pure Nintendo Magazine

DESIGN CONCEPT: Pure Nintendo Magazine has focused on oranges and flat, clean designs across their print and physical magazine, with some variations depending on the spread for a spotlight Nintendo title. As a freelance staffer, my focus was to emulate the same, simple design across social media assets to give the account more branded assets to use for promotion of the product and social media posts about breaking news in the Nintendo world.

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REVIEW: Deadly Days (NINTENDO SWITCH)

Deadly Days is a rogue-lite zombie apocalypse game that originally released in 2017, and came to the Nintendo Switch in 2020. The game has a straightforward premise: zombies, rogue-lite combat, and survival strategy. Capitalism strikes again as a harmful company making toxic burgers infects cities worldwide...

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Review: Later Daters 

At PAX West 2019, I had the chance to preview Later Daters at the Indie MEGABOOTH, and the art style immediately grabbed me. When I heard Later Daters was coming to Nintendo Switch, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it! 

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Review: Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy 

I remember games from my teen years vividly. The graphics were the best for their time, and the combat mechanics were sometimes sloppy. “Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy” [...] is one of those games you might remember fondly for the same reasons. But can it stand the test of time? 

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Review: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

As someone who has waited so long for the new installment to Animal Crossing, getting to experience Animal Crossing: New Horizons a minute into its release was all I’ve thought about for months. 

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Review: Afterparty

When I heard Night School Studio was working on the game Afterparty, I was elated! OXENFREE, their previous game, was one of my favorite titles a couple of years ago. Seeing Afterparty come to the Nintendo Switch this year meant I could play from the comfort of my living room or in bed late at night... 

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Review: Stories Untold

Stories Untold was released on the Nintendo Switch January 16, and it stands out for me as a front-runner for episodic storytelling.

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Review: Sagebrush

In many ways, Sagebrush reminded me of Firewatch. While the contents within Sagebrush are much darker than Firewatch, the exploration and mystery felt the same. This is likely why I loved it so much.