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Xenoblade Chronicles X – My Initial Impressions, it’s BOSS! | 1080p 60fps

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I give my initial impressions of Xenoblade Chronicles X for the Wii U! I have the full Japanese digital copy….and it is freaking BOSS! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Welcome to Mira + First Battle! | 1080p 60fps

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PlayerEssence takes you to Mira….. and my first battle! Subscribe to PlayerEssence on YouTube for more awesome gameplay.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Character Customization | 1080p 60fps

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Get a sneak peek at all the character customization options in Xenoblade Chronicles X. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more 1080p 60fps footage of Xenoblade Chronicles X!

Super Smash Bros Wii U Takes lead over Ultra Street Fighter 4 in CEO 2015 Entrants (Early Numbers)

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has built quite the fanbase of dedicated tournament players. New information from Community Effort Orlando 2015 shows that Smash Bros. Wii U has more entrants than any other fighting game at this point. Alex Jebailey, the tournament’s organizer, revealed the numbers for each game on Twitter. These numbers are early, as the tournament doesn’t take place till late June. But it’s good to see the Smash scene showing up to major fighting game tournaments like CEO. My take past the link.

  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U – 97
  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 – 69
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee – 69
  • Mortal Kombat X – 42
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – 28
  • Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- – 22
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax – 13
  • Killer Instinct – 12
  • DiveKick – 8
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – 6

Pokken Tournament – New Trailers + HQ Gengar Footage


Bandai Namco has released more trailers for Pokken Tournament, including a high quality Gengar reveal trailer.

Splatoon Mess Fest Event Details

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Nintendo will be promoting Splatoon with celebrities on May 15th at the Santa Monica Pier. This event is being called “Splatoon Mess Fest.” The event is open to the public as well and will take place between 11 AM and 7 PM, with T-shirts for free while supplies last. Players will be able to go hands-on with Splatoon’s Turf War multiplayer mode.

Via: Nintendo Everything

Just Cause 3 – Debut ‘Gameplay’ Trailer


“The first Just Cause 3 Gameplay trailer takes you straight into the action with wingsuits, grappling hooks, and massive explosions. Watch Rico Rodriguez wreak havoc to undermine the regime of the ruthless dictator, General Di Ravello, and liberate Medici, his home. All footage is captured using cinematic camera angles. It contains no cutscenes, staging, or scripting. It’s all gameplay.”

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Awesome new Wallpapers for Download

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Want a shiny new Xenoblade Chronicles X wallpaper? Well you’re in the right spot. Check out eight different wallpapers the official Xenoblade Chronicles site has uploaded to celebrate the Japanese release of the game.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Iwata Asks Summary


Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata conducted a new ‘Iwata Asks’ featuring Monolith Soft and Xenoblade Chronicles X. Get the full summary of the interview below. 

Xenoblade Chronicles X Gameplay in 1080p 60fps is Coming Today! First Details here!

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PlayerEssence will have exclusive content on Xenoblade Chronicles X for the Wii U in 1080p 60fps today! Get the first details on how you’ll get the content here.

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Konami Officially Cancels Silent Hills & Delists from NYC Stock Exchange


AlphaOmegaSin discusses Silent Hills being canceled, in addition to Konami being delisted themselves from the NYC Stock Exchange.

Game Theory: FNAF Mysteries SOLVED pt. 1

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The Game Theorists are back with another episode of Game Theory. This time taking a look at Five Nights at Freddy’s.

Yoshi’s Woolly World Analysis – Nintendo Direct Trailer & Screenshots (Secrets & Hidden Details) – GameXplain


GameXplain is back with a fantastic analysis of of Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Wii U.

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

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Shofu is back with some more FOR GLORY gameplay with Little Mac, one of the trickiest characters to use in the game.

Renegade Kid Pitched Silent Hill DS to Konami Twice, but were shot down both Times


Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham has revealed in an interview with IGN that his studio tried to pitch Konami on Silent Hill DS. However, they were shot down both times.

The new Silent Hills game has been Canceled – Official Report


Kotaku is reporting that Silent Hills, the new game that was supposed to be developed by Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro, has been canceled. The news comes from an official statement from Konami to Kotaku.

Xbox – Did You Know Gaming? Feat. Rated S Games


Did You Know Gaming has uploaded a new segment on the original Xbox! Check it out below.

Source: DidYouKnowGaming?

AngryJoe Plays The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt! [Preview Build]

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Angryjoe & Otherjoe get their hands on Witcher 3 at a recent preview event in Warsaw Poland! Check out 40+ minutes of our highlights and our impressions! **Note this is NOT Final Build! There are a few bugs here and there that have since been addressed. (Loading, Water, Ground Textures, Boat movement, etc) Please forgive its early nature!

Yoshi’s Woolly World – 10 new Screenshots


Nintendo just released 10 new screenshots of Yoshi’s Woolly World! Check out the world select screen, new transformations, and new levels!

Official Halo Tournament Cancelled due to Connection Problems, 343 Issues Statement


343 Industries has cancelled one of their official Halo tournaments after running into a host of connectivity issues with Halo The Master Chief Collection. Players were not able to join game sessions in time, so the HCS Cup #1 had to be cancelled. 343 Industries issued a short statement on Twitter.

Konami Voluntarily Delisted from New York Stock Exchnage


Konami has announced today they have voluntarily delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. This change took effect on April 24th, but you can still obtain stock in Konami through the Tokyo Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange. More details and information can be found on VGChartz and here.

Rageaholic 100 – BREATH OF FIRE Retrospective


“100 episodes later, it’s time to weigh in on one of the greatest JRPGs ever made!”