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Category Archives: 3DS

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – Update 1.0.6 Launches on April 15th


Just reminding Smash Bros. fans that update 1.0.6 doesn’t only bring Mewtwo to the table. We’ll also be getting character balances, the Miiverse stage, new sharing options and the tournament mode! Look forward to a new Super Smash Bros. show on my YouTube channel soon! I’ll be doing so discussing all the news in the WORLD of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Fire Emblem IF Launches on June 25th, 2015 in Japan

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Japan will be getting the new Fire Emblem game on June 25th, 2015. There will be two separate releases for each “path” of the game. The west will have to wait till 2016 to play the game, but we will have one version, with the other coming as DLC. Via: MNN

Nintendo Direct (4/1/15) – Full Presentation and Summary


Nintendo had a massive Direct today with a bunch of news on various 3DS and Wii Games. Get the full show and wrap-up past the link.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – Mewtwo Screenshot Slideshow


Mewtwo is finally ready to join the fight! Check out some screenshots of all the action below!

Japan is Getting two Versions of Fire Emblem IF

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The new Fire Emblem game on 3DS will have two separate releases in Japan. In the west, we’ll be getting one game, with the other coming as DLC. Via: Nintendo Everything

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Let the Shackles be Released! Trailer


Nintendo has released a hype trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D on the New Nintendo 3DS! If you have not played this game on Wii, now is the time to pick it up on New Nintendo 3DS!

Fire Emblem 3DS – Choose Your Path Trailer

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Checkout the high-quality trailer for the new Fire Emblem game on Nintendo 3DS. It is looking absolutely stunning.

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Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS – Mii Fighters Suit Up for Wave One Trailer

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS are getting a host of new Mii Fighter costumes, check out the first wave past the link.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS – Lucas Comes out of Nowhere! Trailer

Lucas is back baby! Check out the high quality trailer for Mother 3’s main character below.

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS – Mewtwo Strikes Back! Trailer


Check out the high quality trailer for Mewtwo in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. Mewtwo will be available on April 15 for those who purchased both copies of Smash Bros. Everyone else will be able to purchase Mewtwo for $4.99 on Wii U, $3.99 on 3DS.

Nintendo LET’s YOU Decide what Character is Coming next Super Smash Bros. for Wii U!


Nintendo has announced that the fans will be able to vote on what characters they want to see in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS! There will be a site launched were you can cast your vote soon!

Lucas is COMING BACK to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS!

Nintendo has just announced that Lucas from Mother 3 will be coming back to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. He should be ready by June!

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U MewTwo DLC Launches on April 15th


The MewTwo DLC will launch on April 15th for those who registered both version of the games. Everyone else will be able to download the game on April 28th.

Nintendo Direct (4/1/15) Watch the show here! 6 PM ET/ 3 PM PT (Twitch TV Chat)

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Check out the show right here on PlayerEssence! Hit the “Read more” tab for Live Twitch TV Chat.

North American stream:

Japanese stream:

Today’s Nintendo Direct will be more than 45 Minutes long!

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I’ll have the streams up pretty soon for today’s Nintendo Direct. But in the mean time get hyped, because it’s been confirmed that today’s direct will be an excess of 45 minutes for all regions. Japan’s is 51 minutes, while Europe’s and North America’s  are 48 minutes. Yo, is it time to get hyped?!

My Favorite Thing About Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs Women Videos – Andrew Eisen


“No one asked, but that’s never stopped me!”

Microsoft Thought About Buying Nintendo and Giving the Original Xbox away for free

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In an interview with Seamus Blackley, the co-creator of the original Xbox and Lorne Lanning, the creator of the Oddworld series, GamesIndustry uncovered some interesting information. Microsoft originally tried to buy-out Nintendo through a hostile take-over, but failed. Microsoft also entertained the idea of giving the original Xbox away.

DeNA wants to net $25 Million a Month from Nintendo IP on Smart Devices

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DeNA CEO Isao Moriyasu isn’t holding back when discussing profits with Nintendo IP. Moriyasu says they are looking to pull in $25 million a month from using Nintendo’s IP, but admits they have not talked to Nintendo about profit targets yet.

Club Nintendo 2015 Elite Status Rewards Announced – DKC Tropical Freeze, Ultimate NES Remix & more


If you have reached gold or platinum status on Club Nintendo, there are a host of digital games you can choose from. This includes full titles such as Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, Mario Golf World Tour and Mario Kart 7. Get the full list of games past the link. Remember, you have to claim your reward before April 30th or you’ll lose it.

Media Create Sales (3/23/15 – 3/29/15) – Bloodborne and PS4 lead


This week’s Media Create charts are in. PS4 exclusive Bloodborne topped the software charts with 152,567 units sold. On the hardware side, PS4 was the top console sold with 45,446 units sold for the week. Get the full hardware and software charts below.

Live amiibo?! Leaked AR Footage – GameXplain


“Are amiibo getting an augmented reality makeover?! See for yourself in this leaked 3DS footage of Live amiibo from this supposed leaked video showcasing Skull Kid, Captain Toad, Shy Guy, and Samus amiibo!”

Dragon Quest 10 – Version 3 Debut Trailer


“Square Enix has released the debut trailer for Dragon Quest X: Legend of the Ancient Dragon Online, otherwise known as Dragon Quest X Version 3. “