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Pure Chess

Hi everybody, I’m back with another video review for you! This time, we’re talking about this Wii U eShop game about the lovely age old game of King’s and Queens: Chess. Check it out if you have a minute.

The recently-launched Pure Chess is causing online issues for some players. Publisher Ripstone acknowledged the problems on Twitter, while also noting that users should email them so that they can be investigated. Ripstone will be looking into the situation next week.


Pure Chess will launch for both Wii U and 3DS on March 20, Ripstone has announced. The game will be available on the eShop for $7.99 / £4.99 / €5.99.

Pure Chess features cross-platform play, meaning users on Wii U, 3DS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Android can play against each other. Incorporating the functionality led to the title’s longer than expected development period.


According to a tweet from Ripstone, Pure Chess has now been approved by Nintendo. Release date news is expected for both Wii U and 3DS sometime next week.

Ripstone’s message reads:


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