Dorkly Comic – Owning a Pokemon vs. Owning a Real Pet – Pokemon are Better….


As the massive Pokemon fan I am, I had to share this Dorkly Comic discussing owning a Pokemon vs a real pet.

Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 eShop Trailer (Wii U)


Nintendo has released a brand new trailer for Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 for the Wii U Virtual Console.

Angry Joe Watchdogs Interview – April 2014


Angry Joe interviews Colin Graham, the animation director for Watch Dogs in this brand new video. It is a fantastic interview that goes over the graphics downgrade controversy, development, gameplay, and more.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS – Why the Global Smash Power System Solves a big Problem in Gaming


Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS will not have a traditional ranking systems like most fighters on the market. Instead opting for a power system rating that flips the rankings on its head. Players will now be notified by a number of how many players they are better than, not where they specifically rank among all the players. Masahiro Sakurai has discussed the issues that the new Smash Power rankings solves in his semi-weekly Famitsu column. 

No Current Plans to Release Yokai Watch Outside of Japan at the Moment, says Level 5


Despite Yokai Watch being an amazing success in Japan. Level 5 has stated that they have no current plans to release the title outside of Japan. Get the official statement on the matter below.

11 Reasons we HATE Zelda II & 13 Reasons we Love Zelda II – ScrewAttack


ScrewAttack has uploaded two videos giving 11 reasons they hate Zelda II: The Adventures of Link, and 13 reasons why they Love it. As always, Evil Craig is awesome.

Child of Light – The Making of (Part 3)

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Ubisoft has uploaded a brand new documentary taking a closer look at Child of Light.

Sonic Blast Man II – ProJared


Jared has a brand new “ProJared” episode detailing beat-em-ups and Sonic Blast Man II.

Watch Dogs – Unboxing the Limited Edition


Ubisoft has covertly uploaded the limited edition for Watch Dogs on PS4. Check it out below.

SoulCalibur: Lost Swords Delayed in America


Bandai Namco has announced that free-to-play fighter SoulCalibur: Lost Swords has been delayed in America. Get the full statement from the firm below.

Mario Kart 8 Getting a Mega Bundle in Europe


Nintendo is going all out with Mario Kart 8 in Europe. Nintendo has beefed up the bundle for Mario Kart 8 if you order it from Nintendo’s online store. Users can get a premium Wii U console, the game, Wii mote, steering, Prima strategy guide, and a Mario or Luigi cap for £299.99. See the full shot below. 

Wii U Stretch Goal Added for Source, Architecture Needs Extra Development time

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Fenix Fire has added a Wii U stretch goal for Source. The team will need $75,000 to get the game on Wii U. That is $25,000 over their initial goal of $50,000. The reason for this jump is because the Wii U’s architecture is so different from the PS4, Xbox One’s and PCs. Fenix Fire will “need a bit more time,” to get a Wii U version done. Get the firm’s full statement below. 

Nintendo Downloads NA – NES Remix 2 + Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario 3 Advance lead **Update**


Nintendo has detailed this weeks eShop downloads in a new press release today. NES Remix 2 and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario 3 Advance lead. **Update** I mistakenly said Child of Light releases today but that is not the case. The game comes out on Tuesday next week. 

Destiny – New Guardians Gameplay Trailer + New Screenshots


Check out this new gameplay trailer for Destiny showing off the various combat abilities from the three classes in the game.

Tengami – Developer Interview (Wii U)


The Nintendo UK team has interviewed the developers behind Tengami on Wii U. Phil Tossell goes over some of the Wii U Gamepad features and setting.

Mario Golf World Tour – Pre-Review Discussion

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Mario Golf World Tour is nearing its launch on May 2nd. Andre and Derek discuss what’s going on with their review, as the embargo is up.

Fable Legends – Dynamic Global Illumination & Redcaps Screenshots


Lionhead Studios has released a host of new screenshots detailing the graphical effects and enemies Fable Legends is supporting. The team is using a technique called Dynamic Global Illumination to make the environments come to life. While the Redcaps are a brand new race that combats your hero will combat.

Freedom Wars Trailer Details Weapons Categories


Sony has released a brand new trailer for Freedom Wars that details the weapons categories in the game. You can also read up on each weapon type below. 

Samus Strikes a pose and Yoshi’s Eggbow Trail Detailed in Latest Super Smash Bros for Wii U Screenshot

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Masahiro Sakurai has uploaded a brand new screenshot for Super Smash Bros for Wii U detailing the polish the team is adding. Samus will strike a pose when after shooting her gun, and Yoshi’s egg throw now leaves a rainbow trail.

Prodigy Livestream – Hanakai Studios Shows Answers Question and Shows off new Footage

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Hanakai Studio has uploaded a brand new live stream showing off new gameplay from Prodigy, in addition to answering a number of questions from users.

Evolve – 4v1 Trailer – Nearly 9 Minutes of Multiplayer Footage


2K International has uploaded a brand new gameplay video for Evolve showing off the 4v1 multiplayer gameplay. This mode allows an actual real player play as a huge monsters, while four other live players hunt him down.

Watch Dogs Week – PS Access Q&A – All your Questions Answered


Holly from the PlayStation Access team caught up with Johnathan Morin, the lead from Watch Dogs, to answer all of your question about Watch Dogs.

The Wonderful 101 – Hard Mode 1080p Gameplay (Part 4)

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The Wonderful week continues with 1080p gameplay of The Wonderful 101 on Wii U. More direct feed footage straight from PE’s Wii U below.

Official Skylanders Trap Team: Worldwide Reveal Video


Activision CEO Eric Hershberg details the newest Skylanders game: Skylanders Trap Team. See the worldwide reveal video below.

Mario Kart 8 Premium Pack – Special Edition (Wii U)


Nintendo has just confirmed that Europe will be getting a Premium edition Wii U bundle with Mario Kart 8. See the short trailer detailing the Special bundle below.

Skylanders Trap Team – Capture Villains in the Real World


Skylanders Trap Team will allow players to use a new peripheral called the Traptanium Portal, where players can “pull characters out of the digital world into the physical world,” according to Activision. More details past the link. 

Mario Golf World Tour – 18 new DLC Screenshots

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Nintendo has released more screenshots for Mario Golf World Tour’s DLC courses and characters. Get 18 new shots below. 

The Great Ace Attorney Trailer Shows off Phoenix Wright’s Ancestor from the Meiji Period


The Great Ace Attorney, or Dai Gyakuten Saiban: Ryuunosuke Naruhodou no Boken for Japan, has received a brand new trailer from Capcom. Players take the role of Phoenix Wright’s ancestor during the Meiji period.

Resident Evil 2 Reborn HD – Two new Gameplay Videos


Invader Computer Italy has uploaded two new videos showing off a fan made Resident Evil 2 remake in full HD. The game uses the models from Resident Evil Darkside Chronicles, and looks fantastic for a fan made project.

PE Network Vidcast 4 – Content, Fatal Frame, and more!

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Just going to be going over the content coming to Playeressence, and the PE Network Channels. I also address the recent drama surrounding the site. 

Angry Joe Plays M&M: Duel of Champions

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Watch Angry Joe battle it out in Might & Magic Dual of Champions.

This Nonsense Needs to Stop – Butterworthy


Jamie Butterworth has had enough…..“stop judging others. Take a look in a mirror sometime.”

Skylanders Trap Team – ‘The Discovery’ Trailer

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“Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium™, a magic material that can harness the power of the Elements , you have the amazing ability to trap the villains and return them to Skylands to fight for you! Begin the ultimate adventure as you explore Skylands in search of the escaped villains!”