web analytics

E3 2015 HITLIST: Devils Third (Wii U)

E3 HL Devils Third MS

Francis discusses what he expects and wants to see from Wii U exclusive Devil’s Third at this year’s E3 in Los Angeles! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content leading up to E3 2015!

17 Year Old Big Time Swatter Finally Gets Caught – AlphaOmegaSin

AlphaOmegaSin

AlphaOmegaSin reacts to a 17 Year old swatter getting caught. Swatting has gotten pretty out of control but this 17 year old from Canada has admitted to 23 cases of this kinda shit. From obtaining and releasing personal info of people, swatting, harassment, stalking, extortion, etc.

The list goes on and all of it was mainly due in part to chicks rejecting him on League of Legends. Literally ruining peoples lives over something so petty. Seriously read and share all this stuff so others can know about it.” Warning, Strong Language!

Splatoon: Battle Dojo | Urchin Underpass Gameplay Footage – TheBitBlock

Splatoon Battle Dojo

Josh from TheBitBlock is back with some gameplay footage from Splatoon’s local multiplayer, Battle Dojo.

Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference will be 90 Minutes long

quantum_break-22372-2722_0004

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revealed that their E3 press conference will be 90 minutes long. This pretty much falls in line with previous years. Although, Microsoft has stated that they will be focusing on exclusive games this year instead of multiplats. Via: VGChartz

U.S. Mutual Fund Becomes Nintendo’s top Shareholder

Nintendo-logo

Capital Research & Management, the investment adviser to the American Funds Family now owns a 16.4 % stake in Nintendo. With this bump of ownership, it makes them Nintendo’s top shareholder. Previously, the company held a 15.3% stake in Nintendo. Via: GoNintendo, Source: Wall Street Journal

This Week on Xbox: 5/22/2015 w/ Major Nelson

white-xbox-one-sunset

This Week on Xbox, Episode 3: Major Nelson highlights the biggest news of the week, including tips for the Witcher 3, a new Xbox One bundle announcement, updates to the Xbox app for Windows 10, the release of the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner in the United States and Canada, and much more.

Mortal Kombat X – Reptile Gameplay – Maximilian Dood

Mortal Kombat X Reptile

Maximilian Dood is back with more gameplay of Mortal Kombat X. This time he takes a look at Reptile, who Max says is one of the hardest characters to use in the game.

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition Accolades Trailer

puzzle-dragons-boxart1-656x600

Nintendo of America has released a new accolades trailer for Puzzle & Dragons Z/ Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition. Check it out below.

Solomar For Glory Challenge – ZeRo (Humor)

Olimar

ZeRo, the best Smash Bros 4 player in the world destroys people in For Glory mode with ZERO Pikmin….. Solomar.

Source: ZeRo

Ultra Street Fighter 4 on PS4 Supports PS3 FightSticks, All DLC, runs at 1080p 60fps ($24.99)

Ultra Street Fighter 4 PS4

Ultra Street Fighter 4 on PS4 is providing the complete experience to gamers. The game will only run you $24.99 and comes with all the DLC. This is in addition to the game running in native 1080p 60fps. Plus the PS4 version supports PS4 and PS3 FightSticks.

Rumor – PS4 and PS Vita May be Getting a Price Drop soon

PS4PSVbundlebanner

A rumor has cropped up that Sony might be planning to cut the price of the PS4 and PS Vita. On the official PlayStation retail loyalty site, where North American retail employees can sign up and win prizes or learn about new Sony products, there is currently a competition where employees can win PS4 and PS Vita consoles.

WholesomeGamer took a screenshot of the terms and conditions. And to their surprise, the retail values of the PS4 and PS Vita are changed. The PS4 retail value is at $349.00, while the PS Vita is only at $89.00. This could hint at price drops announced at E3 for both devices. However, this is a rumor, so we need to wait till E3 to find out for sure. Via: VGChartz, Source: WholesomeGamer

Ultra Street Fighter IV – Official Trailer | PS4

ultra_street_fighter_4_decapre

Check out the official trailer for Ultra Street Fighter IV on PS4.

Koji Igarashi Bloodstained Kickstarter – #CUPodcast

bloodstained-ritual-of-the-night-1

“A Kickstarter for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – a Castlevania inspired game by Koji Igarashi – has already hit $2.5 million.”

The Legend of Zelda: Wii U Reveal – FULLSCREEN EDIT – oldenvye6432

zelda-screenshot-11

“I’ve taken the Zelda U footage of The Game Awards 2014 and cropped out everything but the gameplay. Parts of the E3 reveal are spliced in throughout the video.”

Fire Emblem Awakening Sales at 1.79 Million as of December 2014

Fire Emblem Awakening

At one point, Fire Emblem Awakening might have been the last game in the classic franchise. But due to a determined staff, and great review scores, Fire Emblem Awakening has become the best-selling game in the franchises’ history. According to the official page for the Fire Emblem IF them song, Awakenings’ sales are at 1.79 million units as of December 2014. There is a high chance the game has eclipsed 2 million units at this point. Check out the official translation past the link.

Sonic Boom Rise of Lyric: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

Sonic BOOM Rise of Lyric

“A few details on what went wrong during the development of Sonic Boom Wii U.”

Source: Unseen64 Liam

Super Smash Bros. Wii U – For Glory! (Lucina) – shofu

fire-emblem-lucina

Shofu is back with another For Glory episode of Smash 4! This time he’s using Lucina from Fire Emblem Awakening.

DeadLock: Does Dark Souls ACTUALLY SUCK?!? – The Game Theorists

dark_souls_ii-19

The Game Theorists are back with another episode of DeadLock! This time taking a look at the Dark Souls series.

Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon Announced for 3DS Launching in 2015

Pokemon-SMD-Ann-3DS-600x353

The Pokemon Company has announced Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon for the 3DS. The game will launch this Fall in Japan, Winter in North America and Spring 2016 in Europe. More details should come at E3 2015. Via: Gematsu

What are the Chances Nintendo Ditches Optical Media Next-gen & goes with High Capacity Cards? – Vote Below

Nintendo Fusion

The news is a bit slow today, so I thought it would be fun to have a poll on the site. I read an interesting post over at VGChartz that discussed Nintendo ditching optical media next-gen in favor for high capacity cards that can be played on a console and portable. Checkout the forum post below, and vote on what you think. Please read the whole post first before you vote.

Need for Speed Teaser Trailer

Need for Speed Underground

EA has released a teaser trailer for the next Need for Speed game. See all the action below.

Forbes says Splatoon’s Single-player is the best part, Agrees with Nintendo to Leave out Voice Chat

splatoonlogo

Forbes writer Jordan Shapiro has penned an interesting article discussing Splatoon. In his story, he applauded Nintendo for leaving voice chat out, in addition to saying the best part about Splatoon is the single-player campaign. You can read a few snippets of the preview below. You can get my take past the link.