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Amazon is selling the new Xbox 360 controllers for $39.99. You can pick from the the gold, camo, or black colors. However the black controller doesn’t have the new D-Pad. Grab your controller here. Remember, you can also use the Xbox 360 controllers for the Steambox and PC. All you need is the wireless receiver here.
Zelda Informer writer Nathanial Rumphol-Janc thinks that Zelda Wii U will be shown at the VGX 2013 Awards. He has compiled many reasons why he thinks so. Read the article here, then hit the link for my take.
Siliconera has published a massive Q&A with NOA president & CEO Reggie Fils Aime. Reggie discusses a wide range of topics below.
Check out these new screenshots of Dragon Quest X Version 2 on Wii U. They show off some of the Gamepad and Pro Controller usage.
You guys know how I do it at Playeressence, I try to be balanced. I just posted a video with Rich from ReviewTech blasting Nintendo and agreeing with Jason Rubin. Now I’ll post an article discussing some good news on Wii U. Check it out here. Thanks Ricard for the tip! Btw Ricard published a new article yesterday.
Despite NBA Live 14 being one of the worst reviewed games of the year, and Battlefield 4 having all sorts of issues. EA feels that they have reached a level of quality unlike last generation.
Rich from ReviewTechUSA actually agrees with Jason Rubin’s comments that the Wii U is irrelevant. And he feels that Nintendo’s management needs to be fired.
Anti has complied a list of prices for Gran Turismo 6, and things get a little pricey. Eurogamer has a article containing the European pricing tiers.
Over 50 indie developers have begun developing on the Xbox One, according to Microsoft. ID@Xbox allows small and large developers to self-publish their games on Xbox Live.
Nintendo will be releasing Pokemon X & Y 2DS bundles on December 6th in North America for $149.99. Each bundle comes with a pre-installed copy of Pokemon X or Y. More details and information here. Thanks Anti for the tip!
Gematsu has posted new video footage of Shin Gundam Musou. The game is coming exclusively to the PS3 and PS Vita in Japan on December 19th.
Check out the latest screenshot for Super Smash for Wii U. It reminds us there was a pretty cool game called Mega Man Soccer on the SNES.
This week’s Jump reveals Bravely Default will be getting a true sequel named Bravely Second for the Nintendo 3DS. More details past the link.
This week’s Media Create sales charts are in. The Wii U and 3DS are on an absolute tear in Japan. The 3DS tacked on another 108,373 units for the week. While the Wii U topped all other home consoles selling 28,518 units. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 topped the software, selling 88,708 units on the 3DS. Get the full software and hardware numbers below.
Namco Bandai will be revealing the next ‘Tales of’ game on December 12th, at 2013 at 7PM Tokyo time. Namco has already stated the game will only be coming to the PS3 and PS4. So Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Wii U fans probably won’t be getting the title. See the countdown site here. Thanks Anti for the tip!
Call of Duty Ghosts didn’t lite up the review scores, but Activision feels that even the game’s critics like the game a lot.
The Mario & Luigi Wii U bundle seems to be one of the most popular bundles from Nintendo, as the set is sold out on Best Buy.com and is one of the top sellers on ShopTo. This follows multiple reports of other retailers selling out of the bundle as well. It will be interesting to see exactly how much the Wii U did sell through Christmas, since its their last one. Thanks Gryphonofmight and timg57867 for the tips!
Playeressence writer Jamie Butterworth has a YouTube channel, and it is awesome. In the video, Butterworth discusses how Ubisoft is kind of dropping the ball with their Wii U support.
Destiny has received an information blowout thanks to GameInformer’s January issue. Get the details below.
Nintendo of America’s Twitter has shown off the first footage of Wii Sports Club Golf. Watch the footage here.
Monster Hunter 4 is a mega hit, Capcom has announced the game has shipped over 4 million units in Japan alone. This includes the downloadable version through download cards and the eShop. Capcom recently said they will be investing their profits into a new 4 billion Yen mobile studio.
Convenient excuse after convenient excuse, broken promise after broken promise and no one is seeing the pattern. In the past, blame could well be placed on Nintendo’s shoulders and not a soul would argue against it. But now, there are no more excuses, as Nintendo fans we’ve seen it all, but we’ve finally hit the bottom of the barrel, I think.
Atlus has announced that controversial brawler Dragon’s Crown, has shipped over 800,000 copies to retailers around the world. These sales make Dragon’s Crown, Vanillaware’s best selling game ever produced. More details here.