Category Archives: 3DS

Dorkly Comic – Owning a Pokemon vs. Owning a Real Pet – Pokemon are Better….

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As the massive Pokemon fan I am, I had to share this Dorkly Comic discussing owning a Pokemon vs a real pet.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS – Why the Global Smash Power System Solves a big Problem in Gaming

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Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS will not have a traditional ranking systems like most fighters on the market. Instead opting for a power system rating that flips the rankings on its head. Players will now be notified by a number of how many players they are better than, not where they specifically rank among all the players. Masahiro Sakurai has discussed the issues that the new Smash Power rankings solves in his semi-weekly Famitsu column. 

No Current Plans to Release Yokai Watch Outside of Japan at the Moment, says Level 5

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Despite Yokai Watch being an amazing success in Japan. Level 5 has stated that they have no current plans to release the title outside of Japan. Get the official statement on the matter below.

11 Reasons we HATE Zelda II & 13 Reasons we Love Zelda II – ScrewAttack

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ScrewAttack has uploaded two videos giving 11 reasons they hate Zelda II: The Adventures of Link, and 13 reasons why they Love it. As always, Evil Craig is awesome.

Sonic Blast Man II – ProJared

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Jared has a brand new “ProJared” episode detailing beat-em-ups and Sonic Blast Man II.

Nintendo Downloads NA – NES Remix 2 + Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario 3 Advance lead **Update**

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Nintendo has detailed this weeks eShop downloads in a new press release today. NES Remix 2 and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario 3 Advance lead. **Update** I mistakenly said Child of Light releases today but that is not the case. The game comes out on Tuesday next week. 

Mario Golf World Tour – Pre-Review Discussion

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Mario Golf World Tour is nearing its launch on May 2nd. Andre and Derek discuss what’s going on with their review, as the embargo is up.

Samus Strikes a pose and Yoshi’s Eggbow Trail Detailed in Latest Super Smash Bros for Wii U Screenshot

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Masahiro Sakurai has uploaded a brand new screenshot for Super Smash Bros for Wii U detailing the polish the team is adding. Samus will strike a pose when after shooting her gun, and Yoshi’s egg throw now leaves a rainbow trail.

Official Skylanders Trap Team: Worldwide Reveal Video

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Activision CEO Eric Hershberg details the newest Skylanders game: Skylanders Trap Team. See the worldwide reveal video below.

Skylanders Trap Team – Capture Villains in the Real World

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Skylanders Trap Team will allow players to use a new peripheral called the Traptanium Portal, where players can “pull characters out of the digital world into the physical world,” according to Activision. More details past the link. 

Mario Golf World Tour – 18 new DLC Screenshots

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Nintendo has released more screenshots for Mario Golf World Tour’s DLC courses and characters. Get 18 new shots below. 

The Great Ace Attorney Trailer Shows off Phoenix Wright’s Ancestor from the Meiji Period

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The Great Ace Attorney, or Dai Gyakuten Saiban: Ryuunosuke Naruhodou no Boken for Japan, has received a brand new trailer from Capcom. Players take the role of Phoenix Wright’s ancestor during the Meiji period.

PE Network Vidcast 4 – Content, Fatal Frame, and more!

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Just going to be going over the content coming to Playeressence, and the PE Network Channels. I also address the recent drama surrounding the site. 

This Nonsense Needs to Stop – Butterworthy

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Jamie Butterworth has had enough…..“stop judging others. Take a look in a mirror sometime.”

Skylanders Trap Team – ‘The Discovery’ Trailer

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“Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium™, a magic material that can harness the power of the Elements , you have the amazing ability to trap the villains and return them to Skylands to fight for you! Begin the ultimate adventure as you explore Skylands in search of the escaped villains!” 

Skylanders Trap Team – First Screenshots

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Skylanders Trap Team has received its first screenshots from Activision. Check out the screenshots below.

Super Smash Bros. Item Discussion: Blue Shell, Bullet Bill, Special Flag, & the Rest! (Wii U & 3DS)

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The hardest working dudes on YouTube are at it again. Andre and Derek from GameXplain have a 40 minute discussion on Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS’s items.

JonTron – Takeshi’s Challenge

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JonTron tackles Takeshi’s Challenge, will he survive? Find out below.

Spell Checker added to Intense Debate Comments

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Just wanted to let you guys know I added a spell checker to the comments section in Intense Debate. Thanks for the support guys! 

PE Network Vidcast 4 – Tonight at 8:30 PM EST – Big Announcement + Content Focus

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Hey PE community! Just wanted to let you know that I will be hosted a PE Network Vidcast tonight with Mizzah Tee, The Zen Gamer, and Brayden Cole from ACHP. It will only take around 45 mins to complete. I have a big announcement for the site and updates to the type of content you should expect on PE.com going forward. Make sure you subscribe or follow PE Nintendo here, as this is where the live-stream will be taking place. The Vidcast starts at 8:30 PM EST on my PE Nintendo YouTube Channel. If you can’t make it to the Vidcast, I’ll have a recorded version up on YouTube and PE.com shortly after. Thanks again!

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call – 1 Hour of new Footage

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call just launched in Japan today. Check out one hour of footage from the Japanese version below.

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney gets free add-on Content till September 2014

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Nintendo of Europe has announced that Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright will be getting free add-on content every week until September 2014. Get all the details straight from Nintendo below. 

120+ Upcoming Wii U Indie Games: Beat’em Ups

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“Join Jason Lepine as he lists off Indie Wii U titles by genre through a 14 part series. Indie Corner will highlight Indie games through short game previews and put the spotlight on some unknown gems. In this video we go over some Beat’Em Up Games.”

Flashback 2012 – AlphaOmegaSin Talks About Nintendo Owning the Fatal Frame Franchise

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With Fatal Frame being announced for the Nintendo Wii U, I thought it would be nice to show what Alpha Omega Sin said back in 2012 about Nintendo’s acquisition.

Mario Golf World Tour – UK TV Spot Makes the game Look Fantastic

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Check out Nintendo’s UK TV Spot for Mario Golf World Tour. It really shows off the game if a good way.

Miiverse Updated by Nintendo

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Nintendo has updated Miiverse. Get the full update notes past the link.

Media Create Sales (4/14/14 – 4/20/14) – Yokai Watch & 3DS Lead

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This weeks Media Create Sales Charts are in. Yokai Watch was the top selling title with 34,690 units sold. The 3DS topped hardware with 19,943 units sold. Get the full list of best selling titles and consoles below. 

Famitsu Review Scores: Issue #1325 – Child of Light & Mario Golf Scored

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Famitsu has reviewed Child of Light and Mario Golf in the latest issued. See most of the final scores below.

RMC asks when will StarFox Return in his Latest ‘End of Day’ Thought

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RMC from GoNintendo has posted another interesting ‘end of day’ thought asking the question when will we see Nintendo return to the Star Fox franchise. Get a snippet of what he has to say below, as well as my own take on the matter.

Purchase Mario Golf World Tour, get Mario Golf on VC for free

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Nintendo of Europe has announced that those who purchase Mario Golf World Tour on the 3DS before May 29th, 2014 will receive a free download code for Mario Golf on the 3DS Virtual Console. Thanks Anti for the tip! Source: NOE Twitter.

Shovel Knight (Wii U) – Off-screen Footage from PAX East 2014

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ThirdRateMinion has uploaded nearly 20 minutes of footage from the near final build of Shovel Knight, check out all the classic awesomeness past the link.

Mario Golf DLC Gameplay (Nabbit, Rosalina, Toadette, Gold Mario & Mario Golf 64 Courses!)

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GameXplain has uploaded a new Mario Golf World Tour video showing off the DLC characters and courses. See all the links action past the link.

Charizard Takes a bite out of Crime in new Super Smash Bros for 3DS Screenshot

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Masahiro Sakurai has uploaded a new Super Smash Bros for 3DS screenshot showing off Charizard biting a waddle dee.