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Category Archives: 360

PC Gaming Pricing VS Console Pricing


ProtoMario discusses PC gaming vs. Console pricing.

Destiny Beta Gameplay – The Destiny World (Xbox One)

The Xbox Upload team checks out the Destiny beta on the Xbox One.

Playeressence has a YouTube Channel! You Should Subscribe!


Hello everyone! I just want to remind all the new readers that Playeressence does have an awesome YouTube Channel that is getting more and more popular by the day! We’ve got all sorts of original content from let’s play videos, speciality shows, and vidcasts. Check out some of our latest work below.

Media Create Sales (7/14/14 – 7/20/14) – Yokai Watch 2 & 3DS Lead


Yokai Watch 2 once again leads the Media Create sales charts, tacking on another 332,000 units to the 1.3 million units it sold in its’ opening week. The 3DS was also the top device sold, while the Wii U was the top home console sold. Get the full sales numbers below.

Mortal Kombat X: Raiden Breakdown & More (July 2014)


The un-official Fighting Hype Man Maximilian Dood breaks down Raiden from Mortal Kombat X. Check out all the action below.

Battlefield Hardline Delayed till 2015


Following Dragon Age Inquisition being delayed, EA has also delayed Battlefield Hardline to early 2015. EA and Vsceral Games issued a statement below.

Cliffy B Thinks E3 is ‘Just a Waste of Money’ and will “die Eventually”

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Boss Key Productions owner Cliff Bleszinski has given his opinion of the spectacle that is E3. The outspoken developer thinks the big show as “largely a waste of money.” He also feels the big shows with all the lights and glamor will “die eventually.”

Dragon Age Inquisition has been Delayed to November 18th

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The official Dragon Age site has confirmed that Dragon Age Inquisition has been delayed on all formats to November 18th, 2014. The original release was set for early October, but the team needs just a bit more time to fine tune things. Get the full details on DragonAge.com

Destiny Beta PS3 vs PS4 Single-Player Frame-Rate Test


Digital Foundry has uploaded a brand new video comparing the PS4 vs. PS3 frame-rates in Destiny. I have to give Bungie credit on the PS3 version of the game, it holds up well.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Team Showdown – James & Mike Mondays


Alpha Omega Sin joins the Nerd and Mike Matei for this special James & Mike Monday on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Mighty No. 9 – July 2014 Trailer

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Comcept has uploaded a brand new trailer for Mighty No.9! Check out all the Mega Man Beck shooting action below.

Fans & Fanboys: The Difference – The Nintendo Project


Let’s all stop abusing this term and use it on the REAL problem.

Xbox Europe hit with huge Layoffs – Report


Microsoft is going through a massive change under new President and CEO Satya Nedella. News broke that Microsoft will be laying-off 18,000 employees. This comes after closing down the Xbox Entertainment Studio. The Xbox EMEA team will also be hit with layoffs as well. 

The Console War CANCER: A Rant – The Rageaholic


It’s fashionable to roll your eyes at blithering fanboys – but could they be actively killing the video game industry? Subscribe to The Rageaholic for more awesome content. Warning, Strong Language.

The Thursday After SGC Halo 2 Stream!

ScrewAttack goes oldschool with a little Halo 2 multiplayer. Check it out below, it brings back memories.

Destiny: PS3 vs PS4 Gameplay Comparison Footage

VideoGamer TV has uploaded a bran new graphics comparison of the PS3 vs PS4.

Is it Wrong I’m Enjoying Mario & Luigi Dream Team more than Destiny?

Mario and Luigi Dream team

I downloaded the Destiny Beta yesterday and played through a couple of hours of the campaign. I also started up Mario & Luigi Dream Team on the Nintendo 3DS. And while the Destiny beta is great for what its worth…..I found Mario & Luigi’s Dream Team far more addicting, despite having inferior graphics, gameplay modes, and features.

June NPD 2014 – Hardware Sales for Each Platform

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The actual hardware sales for each platform has been leaked from the NPD. The PS4 was number one with 269,000 units sold. The Xbox One was second with 197,000 units sold. The Wii U ranked in at 3rd with 140,000 units sold. Get the full list below including the 3DS, PS Vita, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and DS.

The Industry is Doing fine! Like, Totally fine. I Swear – PE Network


Oh, and I have a broken finger and it’s been broken for weeks. Now it’s splinted up and I type like a little old lady. Subscribe to Butterworthy for more amazing videos!

Destiny Beta Codes! I’ve got two free for PS3 I’m Giving Away!


I’ve got 2 Destiny Beta PS3 codes I’m giving away. If you want a code, just email me at francis@playeressence.com and tell me why you want the code. The two best answers will win! But please actually play the beta if you get the code, I would hate for it to go to waste. Also make sure to email me your PSN ID! I have to verify that you do have a PS3. 

June NPD (2014) – Top 10 Best Selling Software – Watch Dogs and Mario Kart 8 Lead

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The June NPD results are in, and Watch Dogs is once again the top game sold in the US. Mario Kart 8 came in second, with the Wii U being the only home console with an exclusive in the top 10. Tomodachi Life also charted in at ninth, so there was one more system exclusive in the top 10. Get the full charts past the link.

Destiny Beta – Exploring The Tower Plaza hub


VG247 checks out the Destiny Beta’s Tower Plaza Hub.