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Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Update #2 – Character Design & Bust size?

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We’ve got some new information on Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem. One of the design directors discuss the character models from colors to bust size!

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Media Create Sales – Top 50 (4/13/15 – 4/19/15)

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Check out the top 50 best selling games in Japan for the past week below. 

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Famitsu Reviews Translated


We’ve got full translations of Famitsu’s Xenoblade Chronicles X review. Check out what each reviewer had to say below. 

Pokken Tournament – 1 Hour of Footage from Chokaigi 2015

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Pokken Tournament had a fantastic stage show at Chokaigi 2015, check out the full livestream here.

Splatoon – 2 Hours of Footage from Chokaigi 2015


Check out a ton of Splatoon footage from Chokaigi 2015.

Taco Bell Brings back the N64 Kid for new Commercial

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The people who do Taco Bell’s advertising are freaking geniuses! In this new commercial, they bring back the classic N64 kid from internet fame!

Source: Funny Commercials

Pokkén Tournament – Gengar Reveal Trailer


The newest fighter in Pokkén Tournament has been unveiled! Check out how Gengar plays in this first trailer!

Source: GameXplain

ZeRo Gets all Sorts of Swag from Masahiro Sakurai in Japan!

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ZeRo went to Japan and dominated like always! He won singles and doubles with Mew2King. ZeRo also got all sorts of cool swag from Masahiro Sakurai himself.

Gengar Confirmed for Pokken Tournament | Wii U Release Predictions


Chadtronic discusses Gengar being confirmed for Pokken Tournament!

Source: Chadtronic

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 – Debut Trailer

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Check out the reveal trailer for Call of Duty Black Ops 3. The game is confirmed for the PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Source: Call of Duty

Xenoblade made me Realize Something I HATE About Bloodborne and Modern RPGs

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I’ve been playing a lot of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, I wish more games were like it…..

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Nintendo Worth 24 Billion, Sakurai Disses Devs, 200CC too fast?, eShop Gets Spooky – WiR 4/25/15


“It’s time for the best weekly webshow for Nintendo fans: Week in Review! Join Shawn as he breaks down Mario Kart 8 DLC thoughts, Sakurai dissing other devs, and much more in a jam-packed episode!”

Xenoblade Chronicles X – HD Development, Biggest Attraction and Final Words


Xenoblade Chronicles X director Tetsuya Takahashi has spoken on the development of the game, HD development and more. 

PE X Nintendo #79 – Nintendo’s 2015 Lineup Without ZELDA!

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On this week’s episode of PE X Nintendo, Nintendo discusses the amiibo shortage, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D eShop sales, more Smash Bros. DLC, and I break down how Nintendo’s 2015 looks without Zelda. Subscribe to PlayerEssence here!

Competitive Smash Bros. Player Leffen Dicusses the Scene and the “Villain” Role he Plays

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Simply put, Leffen is a bit of a jerk and makes competitive players look bad with the antics he pulled over the years. However, he has plenty of skill to back it up. In this video, Pro Gaming team TSM introduces one of their newest signees, Leffen.

Source: SolomidDOTNet

Publishers Fighting to Keep Dead Games Dead – #CUPodcast


“The Electronic Frontier Foundation is fighting to let people make servers for abandoned games like Battlefield 1942 and Mario Kart on Wii.”

Xenoblade Chronicles X Video Showcase (4/24/15)

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Check out the English video showcase for Xenoblade Chronicles X in full.

Bravely Second: End Layer – The First 140 Minutes (Japanese)

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Bravely Second: End Layer is officially out in Japan. Tilmen from Nintendomination has uploaded the first 140 minutes of footage from the title. Warning, Bravely Default story spoilers in video!

Source: Nintendomination

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Dolls Renamed ‘Skells’ for the West


Nintendo has renamed the mechs in Xenoblade Chronicles X from “Dolls” to “Skells” for the western release. It seems it is short for Exoskeleton. We also have the English names for the areas on Mira:

Primordia (the first area)
 Noctilum (the Forest of Nightglow)
 Oblivia (the Valley of Oblivion)
 Sylvalum (the Continent of White Trees)
 Cauldros (the Continent of Black Steel)

Via: Nintendo Everything

Resident Evil Remaster Sales Break 1 Million Worldwide

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Capcom has announced that sales for the Resident Evil Remaster have broken one million units worldwide. The game is only available digitally in the west, while Japan received a physical and digital release on the PS3. These numbers include the PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One and PC versions of the game. Via: Gematsu, Source: Capcom

Xenoblade Chronicles X – English Nintendo Direct Live Stream and Treehouse Presentation


The Xenoblade Chronicles X English Video Showcase and Treehouse presentation starts at 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT / 7 PM in the UK / 8 PM in Europe. You can catch the full show right here on PlayerEssence. I’ll have a live reaction video for you guys up later tonight or early Saturday morning.

Phantasy Star Online 2 – New Gameplay Videos

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Check out these short clips for Phantasy Star Online 2.