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PE X Nintendo #79 – Nintendo’s 2015 Lineup Without ZELDA!

PE X Nintendo 79 MS

On this week’s episode of PE X Nintendo, Nintendo discusses the amiibo shortage, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D eShop sales, more Smash Bros. DLC, and I break down how Nintendo’s 2015 looks without Zelda. Subscribe to PlayerEssence here!

Competitive Smash Bros. Player Leffen Dicusses the Scene and the “Villain” Role he Plays

Super Smash Bros Melee

Simply put, Leffen is a bit of a jerk and makes competitive players look bad with the antics he pulled over the years. However, he has plenty of skill to back it up. In this video, Pro Gaming team TSM introduces one of their newest signees, Leffen.

Source: SolomidDOTNet

Publishers Fighting to Keep Dead Games Dead – #CUPodcast


“The Electronic Frontier Foundation is fighting to let people make servers for abandoned games like Battlefield 1942 and Mario Kart on Wii.”

Xenoblade Chronicles X Video Showcase (4/24/15)

Xenoblade Chronicles X Art 1

Check out the English video showcase for Xenoblade Chronicles X in full.

Bravely Second: End Layer – The First 140 Minutes (Japanese)

Bravely Second Japanese Box Art-1

Bravely Second: End Layer is officially out in Japan. Tilmen from Nintendomination has uploaded the first 140 minutes of footage from the title. Warning, Bravely Default story spoilers in video!

Source: Nintendomination

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Dolls Renamed ‘Skells’ for the West


Nintendo has renamed the mechs in Xenoblade Chronicles X from “Dolls” to “Skells” for the western release. It seems it is short for Exoskeleton. We also have the English names for the areas on Mira:

Primordia (the first area)
 Noctilum (the Forest of Nightglow)
 Oblivia (the Valley of Oblivion)
 Sylvalum (the Continent of White Trees)
 Cauldros (the Continent of Black Steel)

Via: Nintendo Everything

Resident Evil Remaster Sales Break 1 Million Worldwide

Resident Evil Remake

Capcom has announced that sales for the Resident Evil Remaster have broken one million units worldwide. The game is only available digitally in the west, while Japan received a physical and digital release on the PS3. These numbers include the PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One and PC versions of the game. Via: Gematsu, Source: Capcom

Xenoblade Chronicles X – English Nintendo Direct Live Stream and Treehouse Presentation


The Xenoblade Chronicles X English Video Showcase and Treehouse presentation starts at 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT / 7 PM in the UK / 8 PM in Europe. You can catch the full show right here on PlayerEssence. I’ll have a live reaction video for you guys up later tonight or early Saturday morning.

Phantasy Star Online 2 – New Gameplay Videos

Phantasy Star Online 2

Check out these short clips for Phantasy Star Online 2.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS Update 1.0.7 is Live – Fixes Mewtwo Online Issues

Mewtwo Smash

Nintendo has just released a new patch that fixes a lot of issues some gamers were having when playing with Mewtwo online, after clearing some of the single-player modes. There were also glitches that occurred when players imported their custom characters from the 3DS version to the Wii U version. Update 1.0.7 released today fixes all of this and it’s now safe to play online with Mewtwo again. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: Nintendo

Super Smash Bros Creator Masahiro Sakurai says DLC done These days is a Scam

Super Smash Bros Sakurai

While some DLC is well worth your money like Mario Kart 8 and The Witcher 3. There are a lot of publishers who try to take advantage of their consumers with DLC like Warner Bros with Mortal Kombat X (easy fatality DLC). Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai was asked about DLC and he feels many developers are scamming consumers with incomplete games, then charging for DLC.  

Reel Tee: Making Movies – Mizzah Tee


Mizzah Tee discusses what he does in real life for his career.

Cube Creator 3D – Launch Trailer


Check out the launch trailer for Cube Creator 3D.

Mario Kart 8 – More DLC Footage

Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8’s DLC dropped today, check out more footage from the game below.

Square Enix will hold a Press Conference for E3 2015


Square Enix will be hosting their own press conference for E3 2015 on Tuesday June 16th, at 9AM PDT/ 5PM BST/ 1AM JST. The event will be livestreamed as well, so you can look forward to coverage on PlayerEssence about all the new games they show off.

“Evil Boo!” – Super Smash Bros. Wii U: For Glory – Kirby #2 – PHDPlayZ


Whats going on guys? It’s your boy PHD bringing you a new For Glory series on the channel. We are going to use Kirby again because, well, he’s a beast. Make sure to show your support by smashing that “Like” button right in the face to show that you want to see more! Hope yall enjoyed and catch you next time :)

Project CARS – Multiplayer Trailer (60fps) [1080p]

Project Cars

“In Project CARS online multiplayer, create your own public and private race weekends or join players all around the world to put your skill to the test. Will you be the first one to cross the finish line?”

Rainbow Six Siege – Inside Rainbow #1 The British Unit [1080p]


“Rainbow is an elite team composed of members of the best special forces units from around the globe. In the first episode of “Inside Rainbow” we invite you to learn more about the British Counter Terrorism Unit and its operators.”

Mario Kart 8 Wii U – 200CC Crossing Cup DLC – w/Villager & Giveaway – Cobanermani456


Cobanermani456 check outs the new Mario Kart 8 DLC with the Villager, plus a nice little giveaway if you’re interested.

Bloodborne Update (1.03) is now Available – Improves Loading Times and Bug Fixes


Bloodborne players are in for a treat, as From Software has just released a new patch for the title. The update improves the loading times and numerous issues that plagued the million seller. Get the full details below.

Mad Max – New Gameplay Trailer


The PlayStation Blog has uploaded a brand new trailer for Mad Max! Check out all the action below.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Online Gameplay Information

Xenoblade Chronicles X

Gessenkou has translated a tons of new online details for Xenoblade Chronicles X on Wii U. Get the whole roundup of information below.