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Shin Megami Tensei IV Final Announced for 3DS – First Details | PlayerEssence

Shin Megami Tensei IV Final was recently announced for the Nintendo 3DS. Get my thoughts on the game and the first details here. More »

Star Fox Zero Delayed to get That “Platinum Feel” – My Thoughts

We all know Star Fox Zero has been delayed to Q1 2016, but now Platinum Games has elaborated a bit on the delay. Get my thoughts here. More »

Big Channel Update – New PC Specs, Better Quality, More Content!

I’ve got a lot of new content coming to PlayerEssence which some of you guys have already seen. I go over all the changes and content already up and coming soon! More »

Hyrule Warriors (Wii U): A BIT RUSTY – Part 1 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

YO!!!! I got a new let’s play for you guys on Hyrule Warriors! This one is going to be shaped by you guys! Let me know what characters, stages and weapons you want me to play NEXT in the comments section below More »

PE Plays - Main Playthrough | BioShock Infinite (PC)

Catch all the latest episodes of BioShock Infinite here! More »

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: For Glory ‘Chalk Talk’ #1

Got a brand new series for you guys called For Glory Chalk Talk! In this show, I’ll be playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with my main characters and detailing tips to improve together! More »


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Rise of the Tomb Raider Goes Gold

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox One and Xbox 360 is GOLD, Crystal Dynamics has announced today.

“We are pleased to confirm that gamers will be able to get their hands on Rise of the Tomb Raider very soon, when the game launches on November 10th,” said Darrell Gallagher, Head of Product Development and Western Studios.

“The entire team challenged themselves to improve on the last game that millions of fans enjoyed so much, and we believe we have created a worthy sequel to Tomb Raider 2013. With the game development now complete we are excited to share this incredible next chapter in Lara’s journey as she continues her growth into the ultimate action adventure icon, and accepts her destiny to become the Tomb Raider.”

Via: VGChartz

Nintendo Owns Over 32% of the Market Share in Japan


Nintendo is doing quite good in their home country in terms of market share. Dengeki has revealed the top 10 publishers in Japan, and Nintendo beats second place by nearly triple.  Check out the top 10 below.

1. Nintendo – 32,1%
2. Level 5 – 11,9%
3. Square Enix – 11%
4. Bandai Namco – 10,7%
5. Konami – 5,3%
6. Capcom – 4,9%
7. Sony Computer Entertainment – 3,1%
8. GunHo – 2,3%
9. Spike Chunsoft – 1,8%
10. Marvelous – 1,5%

Via: MNN

Skylanders Superchargers (Wii U) – Over 60 Minutes of Co-op Footage with DK & Bowser | cobanermani456


Cobanermani456 checks out co-op in Skylanders Superchargers on the Wii U. They are using Bowser and Donkey Kong!

BioShock Infinite [PC]: Shock my Jock! – Part 6 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

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Bruh, this dude Slate is a crazy dude…. but I need that Shock. Subscribe to PlayerEssence here, check out all the past episodes here.

Resident Evil 7, Dragon’s Dogma & Devil May Cry – Capcom Status Update

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Capcom has given some much needed, but small updates on Resident Evil 7, Dragon’s Dogma and Devil May Cry. I give my thoughts on each franchise, and what they need to do going forward. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

The Juice is Loose! #61: Gaming Ads, Star Wars Gameplay, and Q&A | Terminator Juice

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“This week we will be discussing our most memorable TV ads for a video game, the current trend for game advertisements, and then we’ll be punching holes in our Nintendo armor by admitting major franchises that we have never played! Should be fun!”

Splatoon & Tomb Raider Definitive Edition LiveStream – ZyroXZ2

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ZyroXZ2 is back with some livestreams of Splatoon and Tomb Raider Definitive Edition. ZyroXZ2 is an official partner of PlayerEssence, so I would appreciate if you guys sub his channel, and check out his content.

BioShock Infinite [PC]: Bucking Bronco! – Part 5 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

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Bruh….Dewitt be hanging out with John Elway in this episode. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

BioShock Infinite [PC]: Enter Elizabeth – Part 4 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

BioShock Infinite 4

Let’s meet “The Specimen”. Yo subscribe to PlayerEssence if you like these high quality gameplay videos.

Super Meat Boy Teased for Wii U

Super Meat Boy

The team behind Super Meat Boy seem to be teasing a Wii U port of the popular platforming title. Due to memory constraints, the Wii never received the game. However, developer Tommy Refenes had this to say about a possible Wii U port:

“To the fan’s we’re still excluding I’ll leave you with this: Wii haven’t forgotten about U.”

That sounds like a Wii U version is coming to me!

Via Nintendo Everything,  Source: Super Meat Boy

Transformers: Devastation Launch Trailer is LIVE


Platinum Games has released the official launch trailer for Transformers Devastation today. Check out all the action below.

Call of Duty Black Ops III File Size Revealed

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Call Of Duty Black Ops III will be quite the install when it launches next month at 45GB. The official Xbox page for pre-orders outed the size of the long-running franchise. Call of Duty Black Ops III launches on November 6th for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Via: NeoGAF 

BioShock Infinite (PC): Quote the Raven – Part 3 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

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Ok…. I’m murdering people with Ravens, and setting them on fire just by punching them. Can this game get any better?!

Far Cry Primal Leaked by IGN


Oops. … IGN Turkey accidentally leaked a new Far Cry game from Ubisoft. This title is called Far Cry: Primal, more details should be coming soon. This tweet below outed the game, but was promptly deleted for obvious reasons.

Via: OnlySP

A PERFECT Evolution for Perfect Dark? | Mizzah Tee

Perfect Dark

Mizzah Tee breaks down how Perfect Dark should have evolved into the Deus Ex style gameplay. Subscribe to Mizzah Tee for more awesome content!

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YO PlayerEssence faithful! I would really appreciate it if you dudes can follow PlayerEssence on our social media sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter! With my new PC setup, I’ll be doing more livestreams, giveaways and events. It’s the fastest way to stay up-to-date on all things PlayerEssence. Oh, and for those who want to, turning off adblock for PlayerEssence would be really nice. I’ve cut back on how much ads I having running on the site, so I promise not to smother you guys! Thanks again, and have a great day!

Halo DS (Unreleased ) | NintendoBox


Halo 5: Guardians is soon to be released so I thought it was about the right time to do a Nintendo Know on the Bungie developed Halo game that was… on a Nintendo platform. That’s right, this week on Nintendo Know it’s Halo DS! Enjoy!

Big Channel Update – New PC Specs, Better Quality, More Content!

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I’ve got a lot of new content coming to PlayerEssence which some of you guys have already seen. I go over all the changes and content already up and coming soon! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

BioShock Infinite (PC): Cash Register Sandwiches – Part 2 (1080p/60fps)

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The best type of sandwiches come with money. BioShock Infinite running at 1080p/60fps! Check out Part 1 here is you missed it!

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Review Roundup – Not Looking Good (37%)


Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 launched this week, and it’s not looking so good for the Hawk’s return. Get the initial batch of scores below. More scores on GameRankings

Site Date Rating Ratio
Push Square 10/03/15 5 out of 10 50.00%
GamesRadar+ 10/02/15 1.5 out of 5 30.00%
Game Rant 10/02/15 1 out of 5 20.00%
IGN 10/02/15 3.5 out of 10 35.00%
Game Informer 10/02/15 6.5 out of 10 65.00%
PlayStation LifeStyle 10/02/15 4 out of 10 40.00%
The Jimquisition 10/01/15 2 out of 10 20.00%
Game Revolution 10/01/15 2 out of 5 40.00%
Hardcore Gamer 09/29/15 2 out of 5 40.00%

Titanfall has Sold 10 Million Copies Worldwide **Update **

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Update: 10 Million players worldwide, not 10 million sold. 

Original Article:

Respawn Entertainment boss Vince Zampella, has announced that Titanfall has sold 10 million units worldwide since it launched last year. Zampella put up a picture of the team celebrating the good news at their office.

BioShock Infinite (PC): The Master Race – Part 1 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

BioShock Part 1

YO!!!!! Just got a new PC and its DOPE! Check out some silky smooth gameplay of BioShock Infinite running on my custom iBuyPower PC! Subscribe to PlayerEssence here! Part 2 is Up! Check it out here!