Francis from Playeressence goes over some of the hottest 3DS and Wii U news for the week! And for the main topic, the Wii U version of Watch Dogs getting delayed might be a good thing. More »
Francis unboxes and reviews the Nyko Pro Commander Wii U Pro controller. More »
My experience with the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchises. Plus I discuss what Nintendo will do with Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem for Wii U at E3 2014. More »
I’m about 15-20 hours into Bravely Default on the 3DS. Square Enix and Nintendo have struck gold, the game is amazing…..HOWEVER….I think the franchise needs to make the jump to the bring screen for Wii U More »
The largest retail chain in Japan has revealed the 20 best selling games for their stores across Japan. Soul Sacrifice Delta was the top game on the list, followed by Harvest Moon on the 3DS. Get the full charts below.
Mizzah Tee feels that there is a ‘anti-Nintendo’ bias in the gaming industry with developers and publishers. Tee looks back at the GameCube to draw his inspiration for this video.
Check out part 2 of Did You Know Gaming on Earthbound with YouTube’s Chuggaaconroy.
Destiny’s official Twitter account uploaded a brand new screenshot of the game. It shows off a large open vista with a lake.
Watch Dogs Producer says the Wii U’s Graphics will Look Closer to the PS3/360 Versions, but “Somewhat In-Between” PS3 & PS4
Watch Dogs producer Jonathan Morin has reconfirmed that Watch Dogs graphics on the Wii U will look “somewhat in-between” the PS3 and PS4 builds. However, it will look closer to the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions.
The Media Create group has released the top 50 best selling games in Japan for the past week. Get the full list below.
GameXplain has uploaded their review of Retro City Rampage DX on the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below.
Bandai Namco has released a brand new trailer for PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures. The trailer details the story a little bit, then shows off some of the action to be had.
Capcom has released a brand new Dead Rising: Guide to Willamette Parkview Mall. The video details a lot of the unique gameplay you’ll find in the recently released Dead Rising: Collection.
BumperHelicopters has captured two off-screen videos of Azure Striker: Gunvolt on the Nintendo 3DS. Check out both videos below.
Nintendo will be performing extended maintenance on the 3DS and Wii U servers this Thursday, March 13th. Get the full rundown of services affected on both platforms below.
Sony has begun updating the boxart for new PS3 games released on the market. The new design has the blue top similar to the PS Vita and PS4 boxarts. I personally like the new touch. What do you guys think? Get the full boxart for Deception IV: Blood Ties below.
Sony’s head of internal software and development Scott Rohde, has discussed the layoffs that struck Sony Santa Monica recently in a new interview with IGN. Essentially the layoffs were a business decision like always. You can get a snippet of the interview below.
This past Friday, Michael Aschenbrenner from RCMADIAX joined the Playeressence community for our live stream of his game BLOK DROP U on Wii U. He also gave us a big shout out on Twitter, and uploaded a brand new screenshot for Super Robo Mouse on Wii U.
Yanim Studio has a brand new game on KickStarter right now. It’s called Red Goddess. Its a described as a “psychological” adventure game with “distinctive atmosphere” and a unique art style. Check out the first trailer below.
RBI Baseball 14 will be out on iOS, Android, PS3, and Xbox 360 on April 10th. ESPN’s business reporter Darren Rovell outed the news on Twitter.
Get the official walkthrough of Twitch on Xbox One. This application let’s users stream their gameplay live to their Twitch TV accounts.
Troy Baker, the voice of Joel of The Last of Us, has stated that he would be interested in returning for a sequel. In a new interview, Mr. Baker discussed the matter below.
Good news for PC players who are buying Titanfall. Origin users who have pre-ordered Titanfall, can now preload the game on their machine. The preload is around 20GB is size, but the full game will be about 50GB in size, so make space. Titanfall launches this Tuesday in all regions. Prepare for Titanfall! Via: Gaming Everything, Source: IGN.
Watch Dogs lead developer Jonathan Morin has confirmed that the game’s graphics will look as good as good as the build shown at E3 2014.
Did You Know Gaming has a brand new video detailing the first ‘real’ 64 bit system to hit the console market, The Nintendo 64. Check it out below, it has a bunch of great facts on the system.
Dark Souls II has been announced for release on April 25th on PC. Get the minimum and recommended specs for the game below.
Fuzzy Wuzzy Games’ latest action platformer Armillo, has been delayed to May 12th on Wii U. Which even pushes the PC and other versions back further, since the game will be an exclusive on Wii U for a few months. Get the full statement from FWG below.
Bandai Namco has come under some heat for apparently region locking the Steam version of Dark Souls II. According to Bandai Namco’s Twitter account, the community manager will address those issues Monday.
Sony has released a brand new trailer and release date for Destiny of Spirits on the PS Vita. The game will out on March 25th, and comes with a host of improvements to the final build over the beta. Check out the trailer below.
Nintendo takes you behind the scenes of Canada’s Banana Mania Contest last month for Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze.
Former Criterion Boss Probably isn’t Going to Develop on Nintendo Systems, Blames EA and Nintendo for Need For Speed MW U Failure
The co-founder of Criterion, Alex Ward, has started his own company Three Fields Entertainment based in Britain. When some Twitter followers asked Ward if he was going to develop for Nintendo systems, Ward did not seem to excited about it. When pressed further on the topic, Ward revealed that Nintendo and EA did not care about Need for Speed: Most Wanted U, a game him and his staff worked hard on. Get the full exchange below. I will also be giving my take on this one.