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PE X Nintendo #97 | Twilight Princess HD, Xenoblade Chronicles X, The Game Awards & More!

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Got a massive PE X Nintendo for you guys this week! New information on The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Shakedown Hawaii, The Game Awards & Wii U sales improving?! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content! This post will be stuck to the top for a while, new  posts underneath .

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GameStop is selling retro games, and for some reason people are buying them. STOP! There are many reasons to not purchase from GameStop, and this first episode of Retro Rants will show you why!

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Attack on Titan (PS4) – New Trailer, Screenshots & Release Window


Koei Tecmo has released new screenshots for Attack on Titan for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita. We also have a new trailer and Japanese release window set for February 2016.

Via: VGChartz

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Final Fantasy XV – New Demo in Development, Possible Airship & Underwater Combat as Free DLC

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Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata, confirmed to Chinese publication VG Time a new demo is now in development. Tabata also stated that airship and underwater battles could come to Final Fantasy XV as free DLC. The game was also confirmed again for release sometime in 2016.

Via: Gamrconnect, Source: VG Time

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Shakedown Hawaii Could Come to Nintendo NX


Retro City Rampage developer VBlank Entertainment, announced Shakedown Hawaii this week. And while it has been confirmed for PS Vita, 3DS and PS4,  Creator Brian Proviciano is leaving the door open for a release on Nintendo NX.

“I’m currently targeting 3DS, but other Nintendo platforms are possible. I’m leaving the final decision until closer to launch since I’m not sure when the NX will come out. As the game is closer to completion and more is known about the NX, I’ll be able to better make the decision.”

Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: Nintendo Life 

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Bloodstained Ritual of the Night – Progress Update

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Good evening, Army of the Night! It’s time for another production update. The good news is that I’ve “run into” another longtime colleague—one of the most talented Igavania planners out there. With his help we’re locking down a lot of key pieces of the design.

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Wii U Among Top-Sellers on Thanksgiving at Target


US retailer Target has stated the Wii U was one of the top-sellers on Thanksgiving.  The company noted online sales broke records and was driven by Apple and Nintendo products.

“The record-breaking sales online were driven by three items: the Apple iPad, the Apple Watch, and the Wii U gaming console,” the company said.

Via: MNN, Source: Business Insider UK

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What Were Your Black Friday Pick-ups?


Hey PE Faithful! Black Friday is in full swing here in North America. But worldwide there are various game deals going on across all major consoles, handhelds and PC! I wanted to know what some of you guys game deal pick-ups were? I got Valkyria Chronicles and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition on PC for $18. I do plan on buying some new headphones as well, as my daughter broke my Turtle Beach Z1’s I got with ibuyPower PC. Anyways, let me know what you guys got, or plan on getting in the comments section below.


3DS eShop Charts (11/26/15) – Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon Leads


This week’s 3DS eShop charts are in. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon and Mario Kart 7 lead sales. Get the full chart past the link.


1. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon
2. Mario Kart 7
3. Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
4. Super Mario Bros. 3
5. Yo-kai Watch
6. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl
7. BoxBoy!
8. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer
9. Smash Controller
10. Shovel Knight

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Hyrule Warriors Legends – New Linkle Screenshot

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The official Hyrule Warriors Legends Twitter page has shared a new screenshot of Linkle! It shows her waking up in the morning from a good nights rest.


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Genei Ibun Roku #FE – Maiko Trailer

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Nintendo and Atlus have released a new trailer for Genei Ibun Roku #FE or Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, introducting Maiko Shinmazaki. She is a former gravure idol and the president of Fortuna Entertainment production company.

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