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Super Smash Bros. Wii U - shofu vs. OJ

I got to go toe-to-toe with one of my favorite Smash Bros. players, shofu. See who won here! More »

PE X Nintendo #90 – Mighty No. 9, Fast Racing Neo & the Return of the Golden Era?

OJ breaks down all the latest news from the world of Nintendo! More »

PE Fancast #2 w/ Jon Turner – Star Fox Zero Delayed, Final Fantasy XV, Nintendo NX and more!

Jon Turner is back for another hard-hitting, amazing, cool PE FANCAST! We got 10 BIG topics that you aren’t going to want to miss! More »


Xbox One: Greatest Games TV Commercial


“Xbox One has the most award-winning exclusives and all of the biggest blockbusters this year. And with an expanding library of Xbox 360 titles available now on Xbox One, this is the greatest games lineup in Xbox history.”

Former Metroid Prime Devs Announce Dead Star for PS4 and PC


Armature Studio has announced Dead Star for the PS4 and PC. The team was founded by some of the developers who worked on the original Metroid Prime title. Dead Star is described as a new “fast-paced shooter set on the burning edge of the known universe.” Get the full rundown of features including online multiplayer and custom ships below.

Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition Launches on October 27th, new Screenshots


Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition will launch on PS4 and Xbox One on October 27th. Nordic Games discussed the title more past the link. 

Project X Zone 2 – New Characters Announced


This week’s issue of Famitsu has revealed new characters for Project X Zone 2 on 3DS. Get the full listing past the break.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS Update 1.1.2 is Coming Soon, Fixes Diddy Grab Glitch

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS will be getting a patch soon to fix the Diddy grab glitch that was introduced in update 1.1.1. Source: Nintendo JP

Hyrule Warriors Legends – Skull Kid Confirmed Playable, Phantom Ganon is a Boss

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Famitsu has revealed new details on Hyrule Warriors Legends for Nintendo 3DS. Skull Kid is confirmed to be a playable character, while Phantom Ganon will be a boss you’ll have to battle in the title. Hyrule Warriors Legends launches on January 21st in Japan. Via: Nintendo Everything 

Shin Megami Tensei VI Final – First Story and Setting Details


Atlus has released the first details on Shin Megami Tensei IV Final for 3DS. 

Call of Duty Black Ops III File Size Revealed

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Call Of Duty Black Ops III will be quite the install when it launches next month at 45GB. The official Xbox page for pre-orders outed the size of the long-running franchise. Call of Duty Black Ops III launches on November 6th for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Via: NeoGAF 

BioShock Infinite (PC): Quote the Raven – Part 3 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

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Ok…. I’m murdering people with Ravens, and setting them on fire just by punching them. Can this game get any better?!

Star Wars Battlefront Will not Have Microtransactions


DICE has confirmed that upcoming multiplayer shooter Star Wars Battlefront will not have any microtransactions. All the content in the game can be unlocked through playing.

“Well the currency system is based on your game performance. The credits that you use to buy things in the game are earned,” design director Niklas Fegraeus told Gamespot.

“You play the game, complete challenges, and that’s how you get credits,” he added, explaining that in-game performance is the only way to obtain everything in the game.

Via: VG247

Far Cry Primal Leaked by IGN


Oops. … IGN Turkey accidentally leaked a new Far Cry game from Ubisoft. This title is called Far Cry: Primal, more details should be coming soon. This tweet below outed the game, but was promptly deleted for obvious reasons.

Via: OnlySP

Evolve Ultimate Edition Coming to PS4 and Xbox One in November


Amazon has revealed that Evolve Ultimate Edition will be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One on November 3rd. No further details are known at the moment. Check out the listing on Amazon here

Hyrule Warriors (Wii U): A BIT RUSTY – Part 1 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

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YO!!!! I got a new let’s play for you guys on Hyrule Warriors! This one is going to be shaped by you guys! Let me know what characters, stages and weapons you want me to play NEXT in the comments section below. Subscribe to PlayerEssence here!

Ubisoft Acquires The Crew Developer Ivory Tower


Despite The Crew’s rough start on PS4 and Xbox One, the RPG racer has shaped up nicely after some post launch patches. Ubisoft is so happy with the game and sales, they decided to purchase Ivory Tower, the developers behind The Crew. 

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Xbox One File Size Revealed


Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is lauching this month on Xbox One, PC and PS4. The file size of the Xbox One version weighs in at a whopping 40.27GB. The game officially launches on October 23rd on PS4 and Xbox One. The PC version is out on November 19th. Via: VGChartz

Splatterhouse 2 (Sega Genesis) James & Mike Mondays

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Let’s Play Splatterhouse 2 for Sega Genesis! Watch us play Splatterhouse on TurboGrafx-16

A PERFECT Evolution for Perfect Dark? | Mizzah Tee

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Mizzah Tee breaks down how Perfect Dark should have evolved into the Deus Ex style gameplay. Subscribe to Mizzah Tee for more awesome content!

Shin Megami Tensei IV Final Announced for the 3DS


Atlus has announced Shin Megami Tensei IV Final for the Nintendo 3DS. It will be released in Japan on February 10th, 2016. The game is completely new, but set in the same world as Shin Megami Tensei IV. “Godslayer” is the keyword for this title. More details on the game will be revealed on a livestream on October 11th via NicoNico.

Yo! this looks pretty sweet. I am a huge fan of SMT IV on 3DS so hopefully this one is even better.

Via: Nintendo Everything 

Tsutaya Sales Charts (10/4/2015) – Winning Eleven & Tokyo Xanadu Lead


This week’s Tsutaya Charts are in. They track the sales of the biggest retail chain in Japan, which gives us a little bit of insight to how each title performed for the Media Create charts on Wednesday. Winning Eleven 2016 and Tokyo Xanadu where the top games listed. Get the full charts here.

Target Could be Offering the PS4 at $349.99 Soon


There has been a lot of rumors flying around that Sony will cut the price of the PS4 to $349.99 this holiday to drive sales. Target seems to the first retailer to let it slip of this impending price cut, however, the price has went back up to $399.99. They might have let the news come out to early and corrected it. You can clearly see it says “the best place to play now $349.99” and “$50 price drop on the PS4”. Via: PS4Daily

Hyrule Warriors (Wii U): A BIT RUSTY – Part 1 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

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